Born 1948 in Bronx, New York, Bridge teacher, author and Bridge professional since 1976.
Teacher: Has taught thousands of players. Renowned for his ability to teach players at all levels. Available for 1-on-1 lessons thru his email address [email protected]
Author of 69 popular books. Has had a regular column in Master Pointers section of the ACBL Bridge Bulletin since 1976.
Professional player: ACBL Grand Life Master, World International Grand Master. Won 10 major National Championships and countless regionals before retiring from tournament play in 1993. Helped an inexperienced student reach the finals of 2 major National Championships.
Theorist: One of the leading theorists in modern bridge. Well-known for his development of new conventions and treatments, many of which are in common use. Some of those are The Rule of 20, Bergen Raises, DONT, 1NT Semi-forcing and DONT Runouts. Also contributed greatly to the modern style of very aggressive preemptive bidding and spreading the word about The LAW of Total Tricks.