ACBL Youngest Life Master

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The ACBL Youngest Life Master is a record set by the youngest person to achieve the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) rank of Life Master. The requirements of this rank has been raised several times.[1] [2] [3]

Records[edit]

ACBL Youngest Life Master
Year Record Setter Age
1939 John Crawford 23 years
1952 Richard Freeman 18 years 10 months 7 days
1961 Dianne Barton-Paine 18 years 12 days
1965 Kyle Larsen 15 years 11 months
1968 Joseh Livezey 15 years 5 months
1973 Bobby Levin 15 years 4 months
1975 Michael Freed 15 years 20 days
1976 Regina Barnes 14 years 11 months
1977 Steve Cochran 14 years 5 months 20 days
1980 Billy Hsieh 13 years 7 months 15 days
1981 (June) Andrew Kaufman 13 years 4 months 15 days
1981 (September) Doug Hsieh 11 years 10 months 4 days
1988 Sam Hirschman 11 years 9 months 5 days
1990 Joel Wooldridge 11 years 4 months 13 days
1994 Dan Hirschman 10 years 2 months 20 days
2006 Adam Kaplan 10 years 43 days
2009 Richard Jeng 9 years 6 months 12 days
2012 Zach Garrison 9 years 2 months 7 days
ACBL Female Youngest Life Master
Year Record Setter Age
1961 Dianne Barton-Paine 18 years 12 days
1973 Connie McGinley 17 years 5 months
1976 Regina Barnes 14 years 11 months
1982 Adair Gellman 14 years 6 months 4 days
1982 (12 days later) Tricia Thomas 14 years 26 days
1999 Meredith Beck 13 years 6 months 11 days

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Richard Jeng - Breaks Record for Youngest Li". acbl.org. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Dupont-Gray, Bryan. "Youngest ACBL Life Master unveiled". chron.com. Retrieved 13 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Georgia State Unit 114 Hall of Fame". unit114acbl.org. Retrieved 13 February 2014.