All authors available from Master Point Press

Below is a complete list of all authors from Master Point Press

Paranjape, Prakash K.

Dr. Prakash K. Paranjape is a chemical engineer as well as a bridge journalist with a regular column in The Times of India. He lives near Mumbai, India, and was non-playing captain of the Indian team at the 1997 World Junior Team Championships.

Parker, Fred

FRED PARKER was born in Hungary. He survived the Nazis, escaped from the communists and made a career in the United States as an executive in Hi-Tech electronics manufacturing. His lifelong interest in bridge led him to his second career as a bridge writer and player.

Paul, Mary

Mary Paul (d. 2019) was born in Romania and moved to Canada in 1950. In 1977, Mary was the first woman to win the open Canadian National Teams Championship (CNTC). She won the event again in 1993. In addition, she won seven of the nine Canadian Women Teams Championships (CWTC) held between 1980 and 1991. She represented Canada ten times in World Championships, winning two bronze medals.

Paul, Stephen

STEPHEN PAUL (CALGARY) is an avid club player and long-time student. Retirement from a successful engineering career afforded the time to pursue a fascination with competitive duplicate bridge. He is a firm believer that lasting success requires great teamwork, well-defined partnership agreements, and the support of understanding friends and family.

Perroux, Carl’Alberto

Carl’Alberto Perroux (1905-1977) was President of the Italian Bridge Federation from 1952 to 1967. During that period he founded the Blue Team, the most successful and best-known team in the history of bridge. As Blue Team Captain he won eight Bermuda Bowls, one World Team Olympiad and three European Championships.

Poe, Lyle

Lyle Poe (Ellicott City, MD) is a real estate attorney when not playing or writing about bridge. His many high finishes in National events include a second in a National Open Pairs, and third place in the Blue Ribbon Pairs.

Pomer ("Caitlin"), Ellen

Ellen Pomer, better known as 'Caitlin' online, is founder of Bridge Forum International (<a href=""></a>) the largest online bridge school featuring [prominent expert affiliates and teachers from around the world. Ellen, who lives in Toronto, Canada, has contributed to many online publications, as well as to The Bridge Teacher and The Bridge Bulletin.

Pottage, Julian

Wales) is best known as a bridge problem constructor, and his many awards include IBPA Book of the Year. His most recent book for MPP was <em>Defend or Declare?</em>

Press, Master Point

Master Point Press grew out of Canadian Master Point magazine (1992-1997), which was published in Toronto, Canada by Ray and Linda Lee. The company began publishing books in 1994. While primarily focused on books on contract bridge, MPP has also published books on other mind games.

Priebe, Jim

Jim Priebe (Toronto, Canada) is a retired business executive who now enjoys golf, bridge, and writing. An expert bridge player, he has represented Canada in world championship competition and is a former president of the Canadian Bridge Federation. As well as books on technical aspects of the game, Jim is author of a series of popular mysteries featuring bridge-playing detective Art Fraser.

Punch, Samantha

Samantha Punch (UK) is a professor of sociology at the University of Stirling. A Scottish international bridge player, she is the driving force behind the 'Keep Bridge Alive' campaign, now renamed Bridge: A MindSport for All.