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RIP Seymon Deutsch

Seymon Deutsch

The bridge world lost one of its great personalities today as Seymon Deutsch passed away. Seymonwon 2 World Championships (the 1994 Rosenblums and the 1992 World Team Olympiad) and 5 NABCsincluding 3 Vanderbilts (1994, 1996, and 2006), theSpingold, and the GNTs. In addition to his success at the tableSeymon will be well remembered for his good nature and great attitude, demonstrated when he won the Sidney H. Lazard Jr. Sportsmanship Award in 2007.

Away from the bridge table Seymonlived in Laredo, Texas and was the owner and president of Joe Brand.

Feel free to share your favorite memories and stories about Seymon in the comments below.

Seymon Deutsch and John Kranyak

Seymon Deutsch with one of his favorite partners, John Kranyak.

Photos courtesy of Peg Kaplan.

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