System Information

Scwartz-Finkel System Summary Form, ACBL Convention Card
Fisher-Hamilton System Summary Form, ACBL Convention Card
Morse-Wolff System Summary Form, ACBL Convention Card

About the Players

Richie Schwartz

Richard(Richie) Schwartz, born in 1943, is an ACBL Grand Life Master & WBF World International Master. He became fascinated  with the world of horse racing in high school, and was not exposed to bridge until College. After he got his BS degree in mathematics from Michigan, success  came quickly in bridge, his second lifetime passion,  playing with his peers and mentors Eddie Mansfield and Freddy Hamilton. After college he  worked in the Defense and Aerospace  Industry for 5+ years, then turned all his energies to pursuing his first passion and became one of the country's most successful horse handicappers from 1975 to 1989. During that time he played rubber bridge and put serious bridge competition on hold.

Since retiring from full time betting, Richie won the National IMP Pairs in 1989, Jacoby Open Swiss 1992, Vanderbilit KO 1997,1998 and 2005, Master Mixed Teams 2001, Mixed BAM 2002. Also second in Spingold KO 1996, Reisinger 2002, 2004, Vanderbilt 2000, 2004, Lebhar IMP Pairs 1990, Wernher Open Pairs 1993, Nail Life Master Open Pairs 1998, U.S. Open Team Trials 2000, Mixed BAM 2006,  and the Cavendish Invitational pairs in 1994. He  plays rubber bridge several times a week in the "Big Game" in New York's Regency and Cavendish clubs.

Lew Finkel
Arnie Fisher
Fred Hamilton
Dan Morse
 {mosimage} A popular native of Houston, TX, Dan has been a stellar volunteer, having contributed for several decades to the administration of bridge on every level. He served as Unit President and District 16 President and Vice President, still serving as District Director having succeeded partner, Bobby Wolff, in 1993 as well as being the 2008 ACBL President and a current ACBL Representative to the WBF. His major bridge victories include the Reisinger, Spingold,Vanderbilt, Grand National Teams, Life Master Pairs, Senior Teams and U.S. Team Trials plus many Regionals and Sectionals. Dan cites his greatest win as the 2002 Reisinger when Morse/Wolff playing with "Praetap" ,Steve Landen, Doug Doub and Adam Wildavsky upset the star-studded field in Phoenix winning the U.S. Bridge Championship and .. then went on to capture the Bronze in Monaco at the World Championships. Dan is now sitting back and smelling the roses, having  retired after 28 years as a pharmacist and pharmacy owner.
Bobby Wolff
Texas' Favorite Son, having divided his seventy three years between his birthcity of San Antonio and Dallas, Bobby is now enjoying his golden years as a Las Vegas resident. An eleven-time world champion, Bobby has served on the ACBL Board of Directors, as President of both the ACBL and World Bridge Federation, was unanimously elected to the WBF Committee of Honor and his Aces on Bridge is syndicated in over one hundred sixty newspapers universally. Bobby not only played on, but was instrumental in the formation of, the original Dallas Aces, the first full-time professional bridge team in the world . He was founder of the ACBL Recorder System, established The Ethical Oversight Committee, started the International Team Trials, chaired the ACBL Appeals and Charges Committee, served on the Conduct and Ethics Committee and Laws Commission, was Chairman of the WBF Appeals Committee, and continues to fight to uphold the highest standards of the game.