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Judy Kay-Wolff
Judy Kay-Wolff
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 30, 2011
Last Seen
6 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I have been playing bridge since one summer at Columbia University in 1955 where I saw four students screaming and throwing cards at each other outdoors under a beach umbrella. Intriguing! Became addicted to duplicate and play twice a week, and at local sectionals and regionals with my husband, Bobby Wolff. Stopped going to Nationals four years ago. It is cumbersome flying, expensive, uncomfortable and the general aura of the bridge world, IMHO, has changed for the worse. I suppose if Bobby was enticed by an especially good team, we would change our minds, but life in Vegas is perfect -- so why give up a great life.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
First National MIxed Pair victory in 1967 with Edgar Kaplan called The Miracle of Montreal.
Bridge Accomplishments
Teaching country club bridge 1976-83; NABC administration while living in Phillly and writing and directing two bridge shows.
Regular Bridge Partners
Formerly Barbara Brier, Norman Kay. Jane Segal, Howie Cohen and now Bobby.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Las Vegas Bridge Club
Favorite Tournaments
Nationals and Internationals from 1960-2002 (when Norman died): All current events with Bobby
Favorite Conventions
Weak No Trump (NV) and Wolff Signoff obviously
BBO Username
Judy Kay-Wolff
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Not Dead Yet
Loved your reference DOW!
Not Dead Yet
Great job, Peg! If we only had more enthusiastic bridge go-getters like you, our game could draw many more captivated young players to the tables! Thanks to you and your crew!!!!
Your first involvement in Bridge -Survey 1
Hi old friend .. Ain't it the truth!!!! Cheers, Judy
Top Bridge Pros' Tax Woes Continue
Hi Tom, I attribute it to the culture of their surroundings and others have been protected for too many years as well. Enough said!
Your first involvement in Bridge -Survey 1
I think many children learned at home looking over their parents' shoulders. Unfortunately, I was not one of the lucky ones. I was in my last year of college and regretted not being introduced to our majestic mind game till then as it trains our brain in so many areas ...
College Spirit
Congratulations to the ACBL for this encouraging news! Bobby planted that dream in the heads of the Chinese government and they took it from there! However, It took them over ten years to get the ball rolling .. but look at them now. 200,000,000 young people in China alone ...
What is he thinking about?
If he had to overtake, is it not unethical to think rather than make the only play possible without reneging? Am I missing something?
Convention Chart Revisions
Hi Don, we really miss seeing you. Seems like an eternity ago since we last crossed paths. Sounds like all is well and you are still very much on top of things! Cheers, Judy
Convention Chart Revisions
Never mind question. Just got the answer.
Convention Chart Revisions
I think it is a sensational effort to clarify issues. I have not had an opportunity to read it thoroughly. Is it public knowledge who served on the committee?

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