The two USA2 teams for the 2020 WYBTC were decided at the 2019 Michael Seamon United States Bridge Championships today.

In the Under 26 Division, Stephani (Beauchet-Chang, Berk-Soukup) defeated Fan (Wei, Si-Xiong) by 68 IMPs in the USA2 final today. They will join Kaplan (USA1) in the PatiƱo Cup this summer. 

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Louis Amaury Beauchet, Hakan Berk, Isaac Stephani, David Soukup, Nolan Chang. Photo by Min Bai.

In the Under 21 Division, Xiao (B. Xiao-Jeng, Hu-Zhou, Duffie-Wan) defeated Vohra (Smith, Lui-Liu, R. Xiao-Yue) by 72 IMPs. They will join Kolesnik (USA1) this summer in the Damiani Cup.

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Richard Jeng, Brent Xiao, Cornelius Duffie, Arthur Zhou, Michael Hu, Stella Wan. Photo by Min Bai.

The Stephani team will be required to add a player so that the teams going to Salsomaggiore have 6 players.