With his ninth win in the Reisinger Board-a-Match Teams, Jeff Meckstroth has earned ACBL Player of the Year honors for the third time.
At the same time, he earned the Herman Trophy, awarded to the player who wins the most masterpoints at a Fall NABC.
Meckstroth wins two masterpoint awards The Player of the Year title goes to the ACBL player who earns the most platinum masterpoints, available
only in nationally rated events with no upper masterpoint restrictions, in a calendar year. With the 200 points earned in the Reisinger, Meckstroth fi nished the year with 815.76. Meckstroth’s regular partner, Eric Rodwell, was second. Meckstroth’s total masterpoint haul for the tournament was 377.66.
2008 winners were (seated) Richard
Freeman, Bob Hamman, Zia Mahmood,
(standing) Jeff Meckstroth, Eric Rodwell
& Eric Kokish (coach). Not pictured is Nick Nickell.
Reisinger B-A-M Teams
NICKELL again wins comfortably with a round to play.
Members of the Nick Nickell team – Jeff Meckstroth, Zia Mahmood, Eric Rodwell, Bob Hamman. Nickell , Ralph Katz and coach Eric Kokish .
Second > Michal Kwiecien, Alexander Smirnov, Rafal Jagniewski & Josef Piekarek.
Sunday 2 sessions of Finals. Again for a possible win, Nickell is leading with carry over of 4.05 Boards
Carolyn Lynch team wins NA Swiss event. Players are > Cezary Balicki, Mike Passell, Andrew Gromov, (back) Adam Zmudzinski, Carolyn Lynch and
Second in NA Swiss team > Hemant Lall, Judy Bianco, Justin Lall, Lapt Chan, Jaggy Shivdasani and Winthrop Allegaert.
Winners of Reisinger Trophy-2009.
Jeff Meckstroth, Zia Mahmood, Eric Rodwell, coach Eric Kokish, Bob Hamman. (Nickell & Ralph Katz not in picture )
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