A Bridge Phantasmagoria


About the Author

CARL DICKEL, a retired Glasgow Chartered Accountant, has been playing and writing bridge for some forty years and his weekly column in the Glasgow Herald was greatly looked forward to by his many readers.

In addition, he wrote for the Contract Bridge Journal and is currently a regular contributor to the Scottish Bridge Union News.

In 1984 he was chosen as bridge writer of the year for Great Britain and received his award at the hands of the late world famous Rixi Marcus at the Park Lane Hotel in London.

As a player, he has won the premier Master Pairs and the Scottish Menís Pairs with different partners, and other trophies such as the British Bridge League Scottish Cup and the Haig Trophy. He has also represented his country at International level

He has been Secretary and Treasurer of the Scottish Bridge Union and, mainly for his writings, has been made an Honorary Life Member of the Union.

During his career, he has amassed a wealth of material, the best of which has been incorporated into this web site.



by Carl Dickel