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Enter the game which SUCKS at advertising but is amazing in almost every other aspect: Bridge. Yes, you’ve probably heard it’s for old ladies. I DID mention they suck at advertising right? Your grandmother might play it but so do many of the smartest and most successful people in the world. I’ve never run into Bill Gates at a MTG tournament but I did run into him and a variety of other extremely successful people at a bridge tournament.
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The New Yorker
One of the social benefits of bridge playing during its heyday was that it regularly caused people to interact, face to face, for hours at a time, something we tend not to do much anymore, now that so many popular amusements are both solitary and passive. No matter how old you are, it’s good to get out of your house every once in a while and coöperate with a partner in a mentally challenging activity—even if the result, on rare occasions, could be murder.
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Bridge is the secret to adult neurogenesis.

The mean age of bridge players in North America may be 65 but this is not the downward trend you might think it is.

by Jude Goodwin

You’ve likely heard phrases like ‘aging population’ and read opinions that the ACBL is about to ‘fall off a cliff’ in terms of membership. In fact the opposite is true!

The ACBL,

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How to improve your focus at the bridge table

How to improve your focus at the bridge table

Believe it or not you don’t have to have a good memory to be a bridge expert

by Jude Goodwin
With shout outs to The Bridge Guys, and BridgeWinners.

When I first took up the game of bridge I spent hours trying to discover ways to improve my memory, tricks to help me remember the cards, the conventions, the odds involved in the game. But after a few years of this diligence,

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