Martel to Replace Lair on Senior Team for 2016 World Bridge Games
Mark Lair has withdrawn from the Senior Team that won the Senior USBC and was nominated to represent the USBF in the 2016 World Bridge Series in Wroclaw, Poland. In accordance with USBF General Conditions of Contest requirements when a player withdraws, the USBF Credentials Committee and USBF Board have reaffirmed the nomination of the remaining members of the team as the USA team for the Senior Teams in Wroclaw and have also approved the team's request to add Chip Martel to the team, to play with Bob Hamman.
GOOD LUCK TO YOU and to our other teams in Wroclaw!
Bob Hamman, Reese Milner, Petra Hamman (NPC), Jeff Meckstroth, Hemant Lall, Mark Lair, Zia Mahmood
Nominating Committee Seeks Applicants for USBF Board
USBF Nominating Committee Chair Robb Gordon has announced that the Nominating Committee is now taking applications from USBF Active members who want to be considered for nomination to the USBF Board.
There are 3 open seats on the 7 member USBF Board for the 3-year term commencing January 1, 2017.
The USBF Bylaws provide that a nominee must be an Active member of the USBF, having paid dues for 2016.
Any Active USBF member who is not nominated by the Nominating Committee can become a nominee by followiong the petition method set forth in the USBF Bylaws.
Moss Wins First Ever Mixed USBC
The Moss team (Sylvia Moss-Michael Seamon, Sheri Winestock-Brad Moss, and Sue Picus-Alex Ornstein) prevailed over the Manfield team (Melanie Manfield-Bill Pettis, Debbie Rosenberg-Michael Rosenberg, Sally Woolsey-Kit Woolsey) in an exciting final match in the 2016 Mixed USBC, which selected the USBF team for the World Bridge Games in Wroclaw, Poland. Congratulations & Good Luck!
Scorecards with board by board bidding and play from the final match are linked to the scoresheet.
Sue Picus, Michael Seamon, Sylvia Moss, Brad Moss, Sheri Winestock, Alex Ornstein
Kit Woolsey, Sally Woolsey, Bill Pettis, Melanie Manfield, Debbie Rosenberg, Michael Rosenberg