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Nickell rallies for Vanderbilt win
ACBL President Phyllis Harlan presents the Vanderbilt Trophy to the winners: Ralph Katz, Steve Weinstein, Bobby Levin, coach Eric Kokish, Eric Rodwell and Jeff Meckstroth. Team captain Nick Nickell was not available for the photo. The winners came from behind in the fourth quarter for a 127-125 win over Monaco.
Second in the Vanderbilt went to Monaco: Claudio Nunes, Fulvio Fantoni, Geir Helgemo and Tor Helness. Captain Pierre Zimmermann and his partner, Franck Multon, were called away after the round of 64 for an emergency in the Zimmermann family.
Auken triumphs in Open Swiss
Happy winners of the Jacoby Swiss Teams: Josef Piekarek, Christina Madsen, Alexander
Smirnov, Sabine Auken and Roy Welland.
Second in the Jacoby Swiss Teams: Steve Garner, Zia Mahmood, Martin Fleisher, Chris Willenken, Michael Rosenberg and Chip Martel.
China 1-2 in Women’s Swiss
They won the Machlin Women’s Swiss Teams: Hu Wen, Gan Ling, Wang Yanhong, Huang Yan, Li Lixuan and Li Yiting. The same team made it to the round of 16 in the Vanderbilt.
Runners up in the Machlin Women’s Swiss: Zhou Lihua, Shen Qi, Ran Jingrong, Wang Wenfei, Lu Yan and Wang Hongli.