Source: Las Vegas NABC Bulletin 10

Don’t forget – you can still enter for the 6th World Youth Open Bridge Championships being held in Croatia from 20 – 29 August.

The night after winning the Collegiate Team Championship, Armin Askari and Kevin Rosenberg picked up another set of trophies when they won the premier running of the stratified Collegiate Bridge Bowl Pairs Championship. Askari, from Thornhill ON and Rosenberg, from Sunnyvale CA, attend the University of California at Berkeley. The pair, who finished more than two boards ahead of the pack, won $3000 in scholarship money.

Armin Askari and Kevin Rosenberg from the University of California at Berkeley
Armin Askari and Kevin Rosenberg from the University of California at Berkeley

Second place and $2000 in scholarship money went to Oosman Bashir and Jonathan Baumel of Harvard University. Just a fraction of a board behind the Harvard pair were Princeton students Aaron Balleisen and Nathan Finkle, who earned $1000 for their finish.

Oosman Bashir and Jonathan Baumel from Harvard University
Oosman Bashir and Jonathan Baumel from Harvard University

The Flight B winners were Santhosh Karnik and Zhuangdi “Andy” Xu from Georgia Tech. Second in B was won by Sarp Kurgan and Danning Lu University of California at Santa Barbara.

Aaron Balleisen and Nathan Finkle from Princeton University
Aaron Balleisen and Nathan Finkle from Princeton University

Santhosh Karnik and Zhuangdi “Andy” Xu played for Georgia Tech
Santhosh Karnik and Zhuangdi “Andy” Xu played for Georgia Tech

Sarp Kurgan and Danning Lu from the University of California at Santa Barbara
Sarp Kurgan and Danning Lu from the University of California at Santa Barbara

Don’t forget – you can still enter for the 6th World Youth Open Bridge Championships being held in Croatia from 20 – 29 August.

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