Jersey City resident victorious in bridge championship

JERSEY CITY — Zhuo “Jimmy” Wang of Jersey City claimed victory at the Mini Spingold I 0-5000 event at the Summer North American Bridge Championships (NABCs), one of the 18 championship-level events held in Washington, D.C., from July 20 to 30.
This is Wang’s second first-place NABC title. Members of Wang’s team, pictured left to right, included Edmund Wu, Zhuo Wang, Alex Dezieck, and Jesse Chao.
The NABCs are held three times a year across the U.S. and Canada to bring together players of all skill levels, from beginner to advanced, with opportunities for everyone to play daily from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. The 2016 Fall NABCs will be held in Orlando, Fla., from Nov. 24 to Dec. 4.
Founded in 1937, the ACBL is the largest bridge organization in the world, serving 167,000 members and 3,200 bridge clubs and sanctioning 1,100 sectional and regional tournaments annually. The ACBL’s three North American Bridge Championships each attract up to 6,500 players representing every state in the United States, Canada, and about 20 other foreign countries. A challenging and rewarding card game, bridge attracts players of all ages and walks of life – from Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to poker star Phil Gordon.
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