49er Pairs

49er Pairs

The National 49er Pairs (NAP) national bridge championship is held at the spring American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) North American Bridge Championship (NABC).

The 49er Pairs is a matchpoint pairs event.The event typically starts on the Wednesday of the NABC.The event is restricted to those with fewer than 50 masterpoints.


The National 49er Pairs is a one-day matchpoint event in which players compete for masterpoints and the Fifth Chair Trophy. The National 49er Pairs is a limited to players with 0--50 masterpoints.

The first National 49er Pairs was held in 1998. Winners' names are added to the Fifth Chair Trophy. The Fifth Chair Foundation is an international non-profit organization dedicated to promoting bridge on the Internet and attracting new players to the game.



List of previous winners, Page 6Citation
title = Daily Bulletin
journal =
volume = 50-6
issue = 6
date = Wednesday, March 14, 2007
year = 2007
url = http://web2.acbl.org/nabcbulletins/2007spring/db6.pdf

External links

* [http://www.acbl.org/ ACBL official website]

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