Horn Lake, MS — American Contract Bridge League is pleased to congratulate several of its members who collectively won four gold medals, one silver medal and four bronze medals at the SportAccord World Mind Games in Beijing last week.
Gold medals were won in Bridge Pairs Women’s Series by partners Lynn Deas (Schenectedy, NY) and Beth Palmer (Chevy Chase, MD), Bridge Teams Women’s Series by teammates Lynn Deas (Schenectedy, NY), Beth Palmer (Chevy Chase, MD), Irina Levitina (Hackensack, NJ), Kerri Sanborn (Stony Point, NY), Janice Seamon-Molson (Hollywood, FL) and Tobi Sokolow (Austin, TX), Bridge Individuals Women’s Series by Janice Seamon-Molson (Hollywood, FL) and Bridge Individuals Open Series by Chris Willenken (New York, NY).
The silver medal was achieved in the Bridge Teams Open Series event by teammates David Berkowitz (Boca Raton, FL), Fred Gitelman (Las Vegas, NV), Brad Moss (San Anselmo, CA), Michael Rosenberg (Cupertino, CA), Alan Sontag (Gaithersburg, MD), and Chris Willenken (New York, NY).
Bronze medals were won in the Bridge Individuals Women’s Series by Tobi Sokolow (Austin, TX), Bridge Individuals Open Series by Brad Moss (San Anselmo, CA) and Bridge Pairs Open Series by partners Brad Moss (San Anselmo, CA) and Fred Gitelman (Las Vegas, NV).
About the ACBL
Indisputably the most challenging card game ever invented, bridge attracts players of all ages and walks of life — from Microsoft founder Bill Gates to tennis star Martina Navratilova. Founded in 1937, the ACBL is the largest bridge organization in the world, serving 165,000 members, 3,200 bridge clubs and sanctioning 1,100 sectional and regional tournaments annually. The ACBL’s three North American Bridge Championships each attract up to 5,000 players representing every state in the United States, Canada and about 20 other foreign countries. For more information about the ACBL, visit www.acbl.org.