Iulian Max Rotaru, Professional Bridge Player, US National Champion

Iulian Max Rotaru, Professional Bridge Player, US National Champion

Iulian Max Rotaru is a United States-based professional Bridge player. He started playing Bridge in college and for 30 years he has been playing professionally.

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Overview

Even well-known names like Warren Buffet call Bridge a sensational game, so much so, that Buffet feels he wouldn’t mind being in jail if he had 3 cellmates who were decent players.

As much as people love spending time playing Bridge, the game helps people enhance their brain skillset and is widely considered one of the best intellectual exercises.

It is a game of passion and mind and who better than our today’s guest would explain that. Iulian Max Rotaru has traveled miles just to keep his love for the game going.

About

Iulian Max Rotaru is a United States-based professional Bridge player. He started playing Bridge in college and for 30 years he has been playing professionally. While he has won 2 national titles, he has represented his nation 17 times in various championships. Rotaru who loves the game and calls it a mind sport is of the belief that if one is looking for a partner in life, Bridge is the best way!

Discussion

Iulian Max Rotaru’s journey is an inquisitive one. The Romanian sub-urban guy who has ended up representing the United States nation in as many as 17 national championships explains how the transition happened in the past years for him.

He also explained how he loved the culture of America and how shifting here helped him realize his dreams. In his words, ‘Romanians who banned bridge for a while were afraid of smart people meeting together so they did not allow Romanians to Play bridge’.

Max also spoke about how partnerships are important in the game and how similar yet different are poker and bridge as a game. An honest player as Rotaru is, the cheating scandals in the game agitate him, about which he openly talks.

When asked if he had other dreams to fulfill, the ardent Bridge lover in him only dreams to get better in his game.

More About Max

Iulian ‘Max’Rotaru, a Romanian by birth, now lives in the United States. He plays alongside Radu Nistor, a fellow Romanian Bridge player. Both of them recently together won the Nail Life Master Open Pairs Champion.

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Iulian Max Rotaru is a United States-based professional Bridge player. He started playing Bridge in college and for 30 years he has been playing professionally. While he has won 2 national titles, he has represented his nation 17 times in various championships. Rotaru who loves the game and calls it a mind sport is of the belief that if one is looking for a partner in life, Bridge is the best way.

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