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Sabine Auken
German bridge player

Sabine Auken

Sabine Auken
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Intro German bridge player
A.K.A. Sabine Zenkel
Is Bridge player
From Germany
Field Sports
Gender female
Birth 4 January 1965
Age 57 years
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Sabine Auken née Zenkel (born 4 January 1965) is a German bridge player. She has also played as Sabine Zenkel. Sometime prior to the 2014 European and World meets (summer and October), she ranked 24th among 73 Women World Grand Masters by world masterpoints (MP) and 4th by placing points that do not decay over time. She was born in Bamberg, Bavaria. As of 2007 she resides in Charlottenlund, Denmark. She and Jens Auken, a Danish bridge player, have two children, Jens Christian (b. 1995) and Maximilian (b. 1999). Maximillian has had success playing basketball, making the U14, U15 and U16 Danish national teams. Zenkel and the American professional player Ron Andersen traveled the world as a partnership during 1991–1992, based in Chicago. They also wrote a book, Preempts from A to Z (1993; 2nd, 1996).

Books

  • Preempts from A to Z, Ron Andersen and Sabine Zenkel (Stamford, CT: Magnus Books, 1993), 290 pp., LCCN 98-79256
  • I Love This Game, Auken and Mark Horton, editor (Master Point Press, 2006), 207 pp., OCLC 62346636

Bridge accomplishments

Wins

  • Venice Cup (2) 1995, 2001
  • Buffett Cup (1) 2008
  • North American Bridge Championships (13)
    • Smith Life Master Women's Pairs (2) 1989, 1993
    • Jacoby Open Swiss Teams (1) 2014
    • Machlin Women's Swiss Teams (2) 1990, 2011
    • Vanderbilt (1) 2013
    • Wagar Women's Knockout Teams (3) 2005, 2007, 2011
    • Sternberg Women's Board-a-Match Teams (3) 2005, 2009, 2010
    • Chicago Mixed Board-a-Match (1) 2009

Runners-up

  • Venice Cup (3) 1993, 2005, 2007
  • World Mixed Pairs (1) 1994
  • Buffett Cup (2) 2006, 2010
  • North American Bridge Championships
    • Rockwell Mixed Pairs (1) 1993
    • Blue Ribbon Pairs (1) 2005
    • Smith Life Master Women's Pairs (1) 1992
    • Sternberg Women's Board-a-Match Teams (1) 2002
    • Chicago Mixed Board-a-Match (1) 1994
    • Reisinger (1) 2012

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