Andersen, Ron

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Andersen, Ron Gender: M
Ronald Eugene Andersen
born on 26 May 1941 at 05:30 (= 05:30 AM )
Place Cedar Falls, Iowa, 42n32, 92w27
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 04°49' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 07°40 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 17°32'


American bridge player who won 11 "national"-rated events at North American Bridge Championships, thrice-annual 10-day meets organized by the American Contract Bridge League, where he became known best as a superior live commentator in the vugraph room.

Andersen co-wrote seven books related to the Precision Club bidding system with C. C. Wei, inventor of the system, or Kathie Wei. Andersen and Sabine Zenkel travelled the world as a partnership during 1991–1992, based in Chicago. They also wrote a book, Preempts from A to Z (1993; 2nd, 1996).

In the month before his death, he worked the European Championships in Italy, from which he was flown home to Chicago after suffering two strokes in consequence of kidney failure. He died in a Chicago hospital on 3 July 1997 at age 56.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Kidney
  • Vocation : Sports : Games - Bridge/ Chess/ Other (Bridge)
  • Vocation : Writers : How To ....
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction