Goren, Charles

(1901-91)
   American bridge player. Born in Philadelphia, he studied at McGill University and became a lawyer. He eventually became a teacher of contract bridge and won numerous titles. He published several books dealing with bridge.

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  • Goren, Charles H. — ▪ American bridge player in full  Charles Henry Goren   born March 4, 1901, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died April 3, 1991, Encino, Calif.       American contract bridge authority whose innovative system of point count bidding and repeated successes… …   Universalium

  • GOREN, CHARLES HENRY — (1901–1991), U.S. bridge expert. Goren, who was born in Philadelphia into a Russian immigrant family, earned an LL.B. in 1922 and a master s degree in 1923 at McGill University in Montreal. He was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1923 and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Goren, Charles H(enry) — born March 4, 1901, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S. died April 3, 1991, Encino, Calif. U.S. contract bridge authority. Goren learned bridge while a law student at McGill University. His innovative system of point count bidding and his repeated successes… …   Universalium

  • Goren, Charles H(enry) — (4 mar. 1901, Filadelfia, Pa., EE.UU.–3 abr. 1991, Encino, Cal.). Autoridad del bridge estadounidense. Aprendió a jugar bridge mientras estudiaba derecho en la Universidad de McGill. El innovador sistema que utilizó para contar los puntos en la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Charles Goren — Charles Henry Goren (March 4, 1901 – April 3, 1991) was a world champion American bridge player and bestselling author who contributed significantly to the development and popularization of the game following upon the heels of Ely Culbertson in… …   Wikipedia

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  • Charles — /chahrlz/, n. 1. (Prince of Edinburgh and of Wales) born 1948, heir apparent to the throne of Great Britain (son of Elizabeth II). 2. Ray (Ray Charles Robinson), born 1930, U.S. blues singer and pianist. 3. Cape, a cape in E Virginia, N of the… …   Universalium

  • Goren (disambiguation) — Goren may refer to: People Charles Goren, a famous American bridge player, writer, and advocate. Lee Goren, A Canadian Hockey player. Detective Investigator Robert Goren, a fictional character in the television series Law Order: Criminal Intent.… …   Wikipedia

  • Goren Trophy — This article is about the American Contract Bridge League trophy. For the college soccer trophy, see Hermann Trophy. The Goren Trophy is awarded to the player who wins the most number of masterpoints at the fall American Contract Bridge League… …   Wikipedia

  • Goren — /gawr ayn/, n. Charles Henry, 1901 91, U.S authority and writer on contract bridge. * * * …   Universalium

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