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
Kerri Sanborn Will Replace Juanita Chambers on USBF Wroclaw Women's Team
Sadly, Juanita Chambers passed away on Friday, July 29th. The bridge world will miss her.
At the request of the Women's team for the World Bridge Games in Poland, the USBF Board has approved Kerri Sanborn to replace Juanita on the team. Kerri will play with Lynn Deas, with whom Juanita played in the Women's USBC the team won to qualify for the World Bridge Games..
Kerri Sanborn Tobi Sokolow, Beth Palmer, Sylvia Shi, Lynn Deas, Janice Seamon, Juanita Chambers
Good luck in wroclaw!
Mixed USBC Entries & Format
The final day to enter the Mixed USBC and guarantee that your entry would be accepted was Monday, June 27th. At midnight EDT on June 27th, there were 8 teams entered in the Mixed USBC.
Entries are now closed.
Format of Mixed USBC
With exactly 8 entries, the entire Mixed USBC will be played face to face in Washington, DC.
There will be a 60 board Quarterfinal on Monday, Aug. 1st, a 60 board Semifinal on Tuesday, Aug. 2nd and a 60 board Final on Wednesday, Aug. 3rd.
Teams will be seeded based on the Open seeding points of the male members of the team and the greater of twice the Open seeding points or the Women's seeding points of the female members of the team.
We will be playing the Mixed USBC at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, headquarters for the Summer NABC. ACBL has arranged for us to have guest rooms at the NABC rate, but the details of how you should book those rooms have not yet been worked out. As soon as we know what you should do about making reservations, we will let you know.