Truscott, Alan

Truscott, Alan (Fraser)

(1925–  ) bridge player, writer; born in London, England. He won several Oxford University chess titles and was European bridge champion (1961). Named bridge editor of the New York Times in 1964, he became the only U.S. newspaper columnist to regularly cover events as well as provide instruction.
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