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ACBL Bridge Beat #111: J.T. Britton
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ACBL Bridge Beat #111: J.T. Britton

In 1987, J.T. Britton of Albuquerque NM gave himself a challenge: to play bridge in all 50 states. It took...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #110: Corporate America vs Congress 1996
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ACBL Bridge Beat #110: Corporate America vs Congress 1996

The fourth and final showdown between big business and big government occurred on May 9, 1996 at the Capitol Hill...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #109: Corporate America vs Congress 1993
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ACBL Bridge Beat #109: Corporate America vs Congress 1993

Congress made its third attempt to defeat Corporate America on July 22, 1993 at the Sheraton Washington in conjunction with...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #108: Corporate America vs Congress 1990
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ACBL Bridge Beat #108: Corporate America vs Congress 1990

After the 1989 Corporate America vs. Congress Match, Congress team Captain Arlan Stangeland issued a challenge for a rematch the...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #107: Corporate America vs Congress
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ACBL Bridge Beat #107: Corporate America vs Congress

Businessmen fight against legislators every day in Washington. The first such battle in the microcosm of the bridge table occurred...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #106: Battle of the Sexes
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ACBL Bridge Beat #106: Battle of the Sexes

The Marathon Bridge Battle of the Sexes was held April 1 – 15, 1989. The event was run as a...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #105: The Early Reading
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ACBL Bridge Beat #105: The Early Reading

Alfred Sheinwold, one of the all-time great bridge writers and analysts, and Ed Manfield, ACBL Hall of Fame member, were...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #104: The Worst Play?
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ACBL Bridge Beat #104: The Worst Play?

1986 ACBL President Tom Sanders and Ron Andersen were playing against George Tornay and Saul Bronstein behind screens in the...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #103: Dick Frey
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ACBL Bridge Beat #103: Dick Frey

One of the items in the ACBL museum that is most often asked about is the whip that was presented...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #102: Cavendish Invitational
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ACBL Bridge Beat #102: Cavendish Invitational

The Cavendish Invitational is the largest money bridge tournament in the world. The event was first contested in 1975 at...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #101: Epson Simultaneous Pairs
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ACBL Bridge Beat #101: Epson Simultaneous Pairs

The first worldwide bridge contest, The Epson Simultaneous Pairs took place on Saturday, June 14, 1986. Organized by José Damiani...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #100: Peggy Solomon
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ACBL Bridge Beat #100: Peggy Solomon

Peggy Solomon (Mrs. Charles J.) (1909-1995) daughter of movie magnate Jules E. Mastbaum, a Philadelphia philanthropist who donated the Rodin...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #99: Duplicate Boards
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ACBL Bridge Beat #99: Duplicate Boards

The first duplicate boards (then called trays) were devised by Cassius M. Paine and J. L. Sebring in 1891. They...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #98: Barry Crane
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ACBL Bridge Beat #98: Barry Crane

Barry Crane, widely recognized as the top matchpoint player of all time, was a successful director/producer of film and television....
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ACBL Bridge Beat #97: Vugraph
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ACBL Bridge Beat #97: Vugraph

In the beginning* It should be no surprise that the first bridge exhibition to be staged for a large audience...
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ACBL Bridge Beat #96: Cheating
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ACBL Bridge Beat #96: Cheating

Throughout history, card cheats have always been held in contempt. So it is with bridge. The Laws of Contract Bridge...
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