Monday, March 23, 2015
ATTENDANCE through Friday 11,402 Tables
Last Winners and Runners UP
Lavazza rallies for Vanderbilt victory
|ACBL President Suzi Subeck,
front, presents the Vanderbilt
Trophy to the winners of the
event: Zia Mahmood, Agustin
Madala, Giorgio Duboin and
Norberto Bocchi. The team came
from behind in the third quarter
and pulled away to win 155-110.
|Vanderbilt runners-up: Eric Greco,
Geoff Hampson, Marc Jacobus
and Eddie Wold. Not pictured are
captain John Diamond and Brian
Schwartz cruises in Jacoby Swiss Teams
|Winners of the Jacoby Swiss
Teams by 22.47 victory points:
Boye Brogeland, Ron Schwartz,
captain Richard Schwartz, Allan
Graves, Espen Lindqvist and
|Jacoby Swiss runners-up: Brad
Moss, Joe Grue, Justin Lall, Fred
Gitelman, Tom Hanlon and, not
pictured, Les Amoils.
Baker takes Machlin Women’s Swiss
|First place in the Machlin
Women’s Swiss Teams went to
Irina Levitina, JoAnna Stansby,
Pamela Granovetter, Karen
McCallum, Kerri Sanborn and,
not pictured, captain Lynn Baker.
They won the event by 2.08
|Second in the Machlin Women’s
Swiss Teams: Gan Yin, Shen
Qi, Wang Wenfei, coach Wang
Xiaojing, Ran JingRong, Wang
Jian and Liao ZhengJiang.
Kislitisyna and Savchenko: Fast and good
|Igor Savchencko of Morris Plains NJ and Irina Kislitsyna of Ellenton FL won the NABC+ Fast
Pairs on Sunday.
|Robert Lebi, Toronto ON and Jeff Roman, Sun City West AZ, ended up second in the NABC+
Fast Pairs, only 5 matchpoints out of the top spot (25 was top).
Lorenzini Wins Mott-Smith
Cedric Lorenzini won the Mott-Smith Trophy, given to the player who wins the most masterpoints at
the Spring NABC. Lorenzini’s win in the Platinum Pairs was worth 200 of his 284.24 point total. His Platinum Pairs partner, Thomas Bessis, finished second with 280 points. The platinum masterpoint list and the total masterpoint list are the same through the first dozen or so players, meaning that Lorezini and Bessis are off to the early lead in the race for Player of the Year.
Top masterpoint winners:
1 284.24 Cedric Lorenzini, Cachan
2 280.00 Thomas Bessis, Paris
3 257.78 Massimiliano Di Franco, Palermo, Italy
4 257.78 Andrea Manno, Palermo
5 252.12 Zia Mahmood, New York NY
6 250.00 Norberto Bocchi, Barcelona
7 250.00 Agustin Madala, Buenos Aires
8 250.00 Giorgio Duboin, Torino
9 229.46 Leslie Amoils, Toronto ON
10 229.46 Tom Hanlon, Dublin