The floods continue in China, both on the Songhua in the north and the Yangtze in the country's middle. China's Xinhua news agency expects more rain and rising water levels on the Songhua at least through tomorrow.
Tomorrow, the felicitously monikered Goren In a Box (GIB) bridge software will take on the world's best bridge players at the 1998 World Bridge Championships in Lille, France. Is this Deep Blue redux? Or simply bridge too far? Will this be the end of mankind's bridge superiority? Only Omar Sharif knows for sure.