Silver and Bronze for US in Team Events
Congratulations to the USBF teams in the 2012 SportAccord World Mind Games who finished Second in the Women's bridge event and Third in the Open Event. The USBF Women's Team, who lost to France in the Finals, was Lynn Deas & Disa Eythosdottir, Irina Levitina & Kerri Sanborn, and Janice Seamon-Molson & Tobi Sokolow. The Open Team, who defeated Sweden in the Playoff for Third, after narrowly missing the Finals, was Curtis Cheek & Joe Grue, John Hurd and Joel Wooldridge, and Ralph Katz & Howard Weinstein.
No Pairs Medals, but Most of the Pairs were in the Money
In the Open Division, John Hurd & Joel Wooldridge finished 4th, Ralph Katz & Howard Weinstein finished 6th and Curtis Cheek & Joe Grue finished 8th. In the Women's Division, Irina Levitina & Kerri Sanborn finished 5th, Lynn Deas & Disa Eythorsdottir finished 6th and Janice Seamon-Molson & Tobi Sokolow finished 11th. Congratulations to all of them.
Silver in Open Individual for Wooldridge
Joel Wooldridge took the silver medal in the Individual phase of the SportAccord Open competition. Howie Weinstein was 8th and John Hurd 9th. In the Women's division, Irinal Levitina finished 5th, Janice Seamon-Molson 6th and Lynn Deas 7th.