Sir Kushari – The Legacy Lives On

Pritish Kushari, the doyen of Indian Bridge left us after an unsuccessful battle with COVID on 9th may. Here are some of the messages received from fellow bridge players in his remembrance.

A picture from Delhi Gymkhana 2020 – last Live event


Message from Ashok Goyal

Cool Vijay

It is a real shock to hear the untimely demise of Shri Pritish Kushari. One of the most flamboyant Bridge players that India has ever had. His down to Earth nature and helping tendency in Bridge for fellow Bridge players is known to the entire Bridge World. A born fighter on and off the table , your loss has created a major Void in Indian Bridge which would be hard to fill in. 
I wish Sayantan and his family the strength to overcome this loss. Rest in Peace Kusharida…. You would be missed…….

Hemant Jalan

Kushari da was one of finest partners to have. I had the great privilege to play last year and learnt a lot. His wisdom and card play was immaculate. A pleasure to have a team mate leave alone a partner like him. May God give his soul peace and family strength.
Hemant Jalan

One thought on “Sir Kushari – The Legacy Lives On

  • May 11, 2021 at 4:27 AM

    “For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes not that you won or lost, but how you played the game!” – Grantland Rice.

    A sportsman never leaves the world, because their mark is always left behind – in the form of their sportsman spirit. PRITISH KOUSHARI, departing was a great loss, not just for his dear ones but for our entire Bridge family. He was a gentleman at heart and a warrior in spirit and he never failed to inspire all those around him. Before we knew it, competitors at the table were suddenly family at heart. He will be missed, and he will be remembered with pride and grace for a life well lived and so many lives touched.
    I will never forget him as I learnt this game watching him play, and I am honoured that he did partner me on few occasions.
    He is gone from our sight but never from the hearts 💕 of the Bridge community.
    🌹 Rest In Peace My Friend 🌹
    🌹 🕉️ शान्ति 🕉️ शान्ति 🕉️ शान्ति 🌹
    I will miss you my Mentor and my Friend
    Uttam Gupta


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