Bridge and Music
Bridge and music both have mathematical underpinnings. This blog by pianist and bridge writer, Augie Boehm, discusses the many intersections of bridge and music. Obviously, counting is crucial. Less obvious is the importance of patterns and sequence. Bridge has a very [...]
ACES & KNAVES: Different takes
ACES & KNAVES is an exhilarating 55-minute documentary of the highs and lows of bridge told by those closest to the game. Members of the BAMSA team share their thoughts. Watch ACES & KNAVES Professor Samantha Punch BAMSA [...]
The story of a project
Professor Samantha Punch tells the BAMSA story It all began in 2013 when I decided to interview my bridge heroes about their experience of playing bridge at the top level. My plan was to interview a Scottish player who was [...]
What’s in a name?
The BAMSA team describe the evolution of the project title. In early 2019, the sociology of bridge researchers at the University of Stirling adopted the title Keep Bridge Alive (KBA). The name worked well for fundraising purposes, but it also [...]