Some of Frank Stewart's opinions about the current state of bridge:
The standard of play has declined.
There's been an explosion of professionalism in tournaments.
An influx of foreign experts is dominating U.S. tournaments.
In Bidding, system is supplanting judgment.
Frank Stewart is one of the world's most prolific journalists. He won many tournament events but discontinued play to devote full time to writing. Stewart served as co-editor of The Bridge BULLETIN 1984-1989 and continues to contribute through the instructional column he began in 1981. He edited the ACBL's World Championship books 1983-1987 and was a principle contributor 1986-1989. Stewart's column "Daily Bridge Club" appears in hundreds of newspapers and on major internet sites.