ACBL Bridge Beat #2 – Dick Richards is elected president of the ACBL’s predecessor the American Auction Bridge League…

Shortly after the meeting in Hanover in 1927, Ralph R. “Dick” Richards’ proposed organization “to sponsor, promote and develop the game of bridge” materialized in Chicago. The American Auction Bridge League was incorporated and Richards was elected its first president.

Ralph R. "Dick" Richards

Ralph R. "Dick" Richards

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