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Judy Kay-Wolff
Judy Kay-Wolff
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 30, 2011
Last Seen
3 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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Hawaii NABC Report & ACBL Issues of the day
Jack, Jesting or not, you got it right. Bobby and I have resided in Vegas thirteen and a half years. An incredible Decision. Lots to do .. everywhere you look. Several bridge clubs. Cheap good eateries. In fact .. each time you check your computer, there is a food special offered (sometimes ...
Hawaii NABC Report & ACBL Issues of the day
Thank you, Jonathan! I consider your post a touching and candid masterpiece .. straight from the heart!
Massimo Lanzarotti readmitted to the ACBL?
Melanie, It is obvious the disgustingly blind cultural alliance of the WBF President is the main cause of the problem. He has been wearing blinders for years!
Fantoni, Buratti, Lanzarotti & Co. in Milan
David: My reaction— NAUSEATING!!!!!
Greco Wins 2018 Player of the Year
I have recollections of my late husband Norman Kay and I meeting on board several flights to the Nationals from Philadelphia with a talented upcoming lad named Eric Greco. That was eons ago! I am absolutely delighted with your latest achievement. You are a credit to the game! Cheers, Judy
Chris Owen RIP
Clive, My heart aches for you as I sit here with tears in my eyes. I cannot imagine anything as painful as losing a child .. especially someone as loved, talented and accomplished as your dear Chris. With warm condolences to you and your family. Judy
Should Monaco Decline 2014 EBL Gold Medal?
Bobby, your intended humorous reference to Section C went totally over my head .. until dumb me realized that ‘C’ stood for Cheaters!
Electing a Member of the ACBL Board of Directors
Jeff, I totally agree with you! Thank you for speaking out! This all began when my husband Bobby Wolff, former President of the ACBL and World Bridge Federation, tried to explain the early workings of bridge in the 80s .. no more, no less. It was then the tornado of false ...
Electing a Member of the ACBL Board of Directors
Hi Paul, I always thought about it “generally’ as a long, long saga .. and .. it sure fits the bill. Always good to be in touch with you. Cheers, Judy
Electing a Member of the ACBL Board of Directors
John: Contrary to your jaundiced views about my husband, the following may be of interest to all open-minded bridge lovers: IN 1994 .. BOBBY WOLFF WAS U-N-A-N-I-M-O-U-S-L-Y ELECTED TO THE WORLD BRIDGE FEDERATION ‘COMMITTEE OF HONOR’ .. garnering the support of ALL SIXTY-EIGHT of the voters. It was the first time in ...

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