These District 5 Members have achieved the ACBL's highest ranking--GRAND LIFE MASTER
Name City/State
Jan Assini Pittsburgh, PA
Mary Chilcote Deceased 2017
Reanette Frobouck Pittsburgh, PA
Daniel Gerstman Buffalo, NY
Richard Katz N Versailles, PA
Laurie Kranyak Deceased 2011
Jim Mathis Deceased 2015
Kathleen Sulgrove Twinsburg, OH
Paul Swanson Jupiter, FL
Margery Tamres Deceased 2016
James Zimmerman Shaker Heights, OH

Here is the criteria for becoming a Grand Life Master:
10,000 masterpoints and one victory in any of the following:

  • NABC+ event with no upper masterpoint limit
  • Open or Women's Team Trials or its equivalent
or any of the following WBF events:
  • Bermuda Bowl
  • Venice Cup
  • Rosenblum Cup
  • McConnell Cup
  • Open Pairs
  • Women's Pairs
  • Team Olympiad or Women's Team Olympiad