All authors available from Master Point Press

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

wael, Herman De

HERMAN DE WAEL (translator) has been an international tournament director since 1993. He has visited European and World Championships since 1988 and was the regular scribe for the Appeal Committees of the European Bridge League since 1998. When the Appeal Committees were abolished, he continued to be on the staff of European and World Championships, often as assistant reviewer. His main interests outside of bridge are the Olympic Games, on which his website has been made complete up to 1956. He is a keen quizzer, and has competed in the Antwerp Quiz Federation since before he was born.

Watson, Warren

Warren Watson (Canada) is a professional artist and an avid bridge player. He is an ACBL Sapphire Life Master, an ACBL accredited teacher, a bridge columnist for the Trail Times, an ACBL director, and the Kootenay Jewel Bridge Club manager. He currently resides in Trail, BC, and in the winter can be found skiing around the back of Grey Mountain.

Watson, Bruce

BRUCE WATSON (Canada) was an active tournament player in the 1970s, when he represented Canada in the World Pair Olympiad. After a thirty-year retirement from competitive bridge, he resumed playing in 2013. Always interested in the theory of the game, he has had several articles published by The Bridge World.

Weichsel, Peter

Peter Weichsel has won five world bridge championships, and twenty-seven North American titles, and became a member of the Bridge Hall of Fame in 2004. He has been part of great teams (C.C. Wei’s Precision Team in the 1970s, and the Aces later on), and has won everything it is possible to win in the game.

Wells, Carolyn

Carolyn Wells (1862-1942) was an American author and poet. She was born in Rahway, New Jersey. After finishing school she worked as a librarian for the Rahway Library Association. Her first book, At the Sign of the Sphinx (1896), was a collection of charades. Her next publications were The Jingle Book and The Story of Betty (1899), followed by a book of verse entitled Idle Idyls (1900). After 1900, Wells wrote numerous novels and collections of poetry. She wrote a total of more than 170 books. During the first ten years of her career, she concentrated on poetry, humour, and children's books. According to her autobiography, The Rest of My Life (1937), around 1910 she heard one of Anna Katherine Green's mystery novels being read aloud and was immediately captivated by the unravelling of the puzzle. From that point onward, she devoted herself to the mystery genre. Among her most famous works are: Patty at Home (1904), Marjorie's Busy Days (1906), The Gold Bag (1911), Marjorie's Maytime (1911), Marjorie at Seacote (1912), Patty Blossom (1917), Vicky Van (1918) and Patty and Azalea (1919)

Wilkins, Charlie

Charlie Wilkins is a bridge enthusiast. Now retired after a long career in commercial real estate, Charlie and his wife Leah live in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Winkler, Peter

Peter Winkler, inventor of cryptological methods for the game of bridge, is also the author of two books of mathematical puzzles, a number of compositions for ragtime piano, and almost 150 research papers on mathematics and the theory of computing. He is a professor of mathematics and computer science at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH.

Wiss, Mike Dorn

Mike Dorn Wiss (BC, Canada) is a Canadian bridge expert, teacher, professional player and writer. He has authored "Hermit". Canada's first full-length Science Fiction play produced by an equity theater, and numerous bridge articles for the Ontario Kibitzer and the ACBL Bulletin. He has taught bridge in his own club, at country clubs and other locales, as well as both privately and online. He divides his time between summers in Victoria, Canada and winters in Thailand, assiduously avoiding any hint of the snows under which he was weaned in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Wolff, Bobby

Bobby Wolff (Las Vegas) is one of the all-time great American bridge players. He started winning world championships in the 1960s with the famous Dallas Aces. Since then he has accumulated 11 world titles, 10 silver and bronze medals in world competitions, and over 30 National titles. In 1994 Wolff was unanimously elected to the WBF Committee of Honour, and he is a member of the Bridge Hall of Fame. His 'Bridge with the Aces' column, which has been appearing daily for over 25 years, is syndicated in more than 130 newspapers worldwide and appears daily at <a href=""></a>.

Woodard, Ron

RON WOODARD (Olympia, WA) is a well-known Emerald Life Master in the Pacific Northwest who has won or placed second in over fifty Flight A Regional team and pair events.

Woolsey, Kit

Kit Woolsey is a 3-time world champion, and many times national championship winner. He has also won the Cavendish Invitational Pairs. Kit writes extensively on both bridge and backgammon, and has made a number of contributions to bridge bidding theory. His bridge books including the classics Matchpoints and Partnership Defense in Bridge. Kit lives in Kensington, CA with his wife Sally.