Dirty Hands – A cheating scandal in the world of professional bridge.

By David Owen for The New Yorker In 2010, Lotan Fisher and Ron Schwartz—Israeli bridge players in their early twenties—were members of the team that won the World Junior Teams Championship. The following year, their team won the European Youth Bridge Team Championships and they were invited to compete in a number of tournaments that included most of the world’s top players. During the next f...
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5 ACBL Notices You’ll Want to Read

 5 ACBL Notices You'll Want to Read Source: ACBL Fall NABC Daily Bulletins, November 2018. Following are items from the Hawaii NABC Daily Bulletins and published in November 2018. First we examine the Open and the Open+ convention charts. Then a few of the most current instructions regarding slow play, bid boxes and appeals. Enjoy! This from the ACBL website Charts, Rules & Regulations: The ...
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Great Subscription Gift Ideas for Card Players

Great Subscription Gift Ideas for Card Players by Alex J. Coyne © Great Bridge Links The holiday season is here, and it’s time to break out the holiday music – or not, depending on how you feel about Boney M’s selection of Christmas hits around this time of year. It’s also time to finish up your purchase list for the card lovers in your life – yes, even when that card lover might be yourself. ...
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Six Ways to Make Money Online from Home

Six Ways to Make Money Online from Home If you're a student, a budding bridge pro, or an at-home mom or dad, you might be looking for ways to make money at home. Some say the easiest way is playing online slots for real money. However below we've listed 6 other suggestions. While these jobs may not be paying as much as conventional work engagements, it is possible to earn a decent living with ...
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A Look at Cheating

Putting the Spotlight on Cheating by Alex J Coyne. © 2016 Great Bridge Links Did you just see someone cheat at bridge? Or worse, did someone just accuse you of cheating? As you can expect, this is a very sensitive topic and newcomers to the game will appreciate an introduction to cheating at bridge. What's it all about? Bridge made international news when the Israeli players Loran Fisher and Ro...
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