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ACBL Bridge Beat #30: Stoney v. Becker
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ACBL Bridge Beat #30: Stoney v. Becker

During the Roth-Stone controversy of 1953, Tobias Stone remained fairly silent until one night at the Dallas Winter Nationals. Stone...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #29: Roth-Stone 1953
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ACBL Bridge Beat #29: Roth-Stone 1953

The debate over the use of the Roth-Stone system in tournament competition continued throughout 1953. The Bulletin dutifully wrote articles...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #28: Do You Play Roth-Stone?
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ACBL Bridge Beat #28: Do You Play Roth-Stone?

Prior to the 1952 Winter Nationals held in Miami FL, a debate began about the use of the Roth-Stone system...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #27: Helen Pendleton Rockwell
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ACBL Bridge Beat #27: Helen Pendleton Rockwell

Best known as the donor of the Rockwell Trophy for the Mixed Pairs, Helen Pendleton Rockwell (1885-1964) was the daughter...
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ACBL Bridge Beat # 26: A Bulletin First
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ACBL Bridge Beat # 26: A Bulletin First

In the 1951 May-June issue of the Bulletin, the first full deal with analysis appeared. Editor George Beynon prefaced its...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #25: Good Sportsmanship
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ACBL Bridge Beat #25: Good Sportsmanship

Long before the Sidney H. Lazard, Jr. Sportsmanship Award began in 1999 and the Goodwill Committee formed in 1955, the...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #24 – Barry Cohen Wins McKenney Trophy With Over 600 Masterpoints…
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ACBL Bridge Beat #24 – Barry Cohen Wins McKenney Trophy With Over 600 Masterpoints…

Before Barry Cohen was Barry Crane, he began to leave his indelible mark on the masterpoint race that would eventually...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #23 – Dorothy Rice Sims…
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ACBL Bridge Beat #23 – Dorothy Rice Sims…

Dorothy Rice Sims was born June 24, 1889 at Asbury Park NJ. From her teens, Dorothy was active in competition,...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #22 – A Little Piece of Bridge Nostalgia…
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ACBL Bridge Beat #22 – A Little Piece of Bridge Nostalgia…

Many bridge players today have never heard of a trump indicator, but from the late 1800s to the early 1930s...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #21 – Eberhard Faber (1859-1946)…
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ACBL Bridge Beat #21 – Eberhard Faber (1859-1946)…

You’re probably thinking to yourself, “Why do I know that name?” Well, when you were in school, you probably saw...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #20 – Hippogriffs…
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ACBL Bridge Beat #20 – Hippogriffs…

A hippogriff is a legendary creature, supposedly the offspring of a griffin and a mare. Anybody who's seen a Harry...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #19 – The Green Suit…
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ACBL Bridge Beat #19 – The Green Suit…

Throughout the years bridge has evolved numerous times to become the most popular card game in the world. One failed...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #18 – Plastics?…
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ACBL Bridge Beat #18 – Plastics?…

June 1947 . . . The Bulletin “The ACBL is very anxious to have a plastic duplicate board made, but...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #17 – Earning a Gold Card…
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ACBL Bridge Beat #17 – Earning a Gold Card…

In 1947, the Quiz of Two Cities (www.rustycans.com/HISTORY/gunther2.html), a radio show which aired every Sunday on WOR in New York...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #16 – Oops!…
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ACBL Bridge Beat #16 – Oops!…

In the 1944 World Master Pairs Event (now von Zedtwitz Life Master Pairs), a confused pair took seats in the...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #15 – Behind the scenes at a 1930’s bridge tournament with ACBL Hall of Fame member, Alexander M. Sobel…
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ACBL Bridge Beat #15 – Behind the scenes at a 1930’s bridge tournament with ACBL Hall of Fame member, Alexander M. Sobel…

In the June 1937 edition of The Bridge World, ACBL Hall of Fame member, Alexander M. Sobel described eight types...
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