Just had a wonderful interview with RSG (Ettienne Ludick & Sue Pyler) about the game of bridge – and why more people should be playing it. Podcast coming soon.
If you’d listened to the interview and would like to find out more about bridge, here are some useful links to get you started.
Looking for more bridge posts?
Here’s a post on BridgeBlogging.com about cybersecurity, online bridge and what Funbridge is doing right now. Click here to read the post.
The White House Junior Internationals for 2019 took place between the 24th to the 29th of March at Het Witte Huis (or the White House) in Amsterdam. It’s one of the biggest youth bridge tournaments of the year with 24 teams competing for the top spot. We spoke to Tim Heeres from the Nederlandsche Bridgebond who organized the tournament together with Bob Drijver.
Read more about it at Great Bridge Links.
Memphis is known for the birthplace of blues and the location of the famed crossroads – but it’s also known for hosting the North American Bridge Championship for the year 2019, which took place between the 21st to the 31st of March. It’s one of the largest bridge events of year, and was packed full of excellent plays (and the who’s-who of bridge!).
Read more at Great Bridge Links.
The Keep Bridge Alive Campaign is a new initiative that hopes to establish the Sociology of Bridge as an official direction of study – and you can help!
It aims to explore bridge and its players in more depth than has ever been researched before, and can see more funding brought to crucial research for just how bridge can save lives (and aid minds).
Click here for an in-depth interview with Professor Samantha Punch at the University of Stirling in Scotland over at Great Bridge Links, or watch the video below to find out more.
Players, readers and investors who’d like to contribute to the project can also find the direct crowdfund link on Crowdfunder by clicking here.
Want to know more about the bridge pair known as Meckwell? Read the article on Great Bridge Links by clicking here, or take a look at the new bridge portal page up top.
If you’re an author looking for new ways to promote your work, here’s a great book to pick up – and I’m not just saying this because I happen to be one of the contributors!
It’s filled with excellent advice from veteran authors, and it teaches in a few pages what would otherwise take years to pick up.
Find it on Amazon over here.
Most online bridge players will know BBO and Funbridge — but many don’t know about the merger that promises to bring players the best of both worlds. It’s still the core bridge platforms that you love, just better.
Click here to read more on Great Bridge Links.
It’s rare to announce more than one book contribution within one month, so it’s especially exciting to announce a contributing chapter to How to Promote Your Book, edited by Caitlin Jans.
If you’re looking for practical advice on how to promote the written word and improve as a writer, this is the book to add to your collection – and it’s available as a free download for a limited time.
Get it by clicking here.
If you’re a member of the Canadian Bridge Federation, check out the February, 2019 issue of Bridge Canada for Exploring the World of Professional Bridge,