Prairie Village resident wins national bridge title

Alan Hierseman (left) and Doug Fjare.
Alan Hierseman (left) and Doug Fjare.
Prairie Village’s Alan Hierseman is part of the duo that took the Young Life Master Pairs title at the Summer North American Bridge Championships earlier this month in Atlanta.

Hierseman and partner Doug Fjare of Bartlesville, Okla., topped the 36 tables playing in the tournament, beating out competitors from across the country. It was the first NABC title for both players. Approximately 5,000 bridge players from across the world competed in the event.