A Ketchum resident is now holding the cards as being in the top 2% t of bridge players in the United States.
Marilyn Nesbit has earned the rank of Diamond Life Master.
This puts her in the top 2% of the 160,000 members of the American Contract Bridge League.
Nesbit is certified as a bridge teacher and club game director, and is a director of the local unit, which covers Southern Idaho.
There are four duplicate bridge games a week in Ketchum and Sun Valley.
The games are gaining in popularity.
Over 60 people attended a recent game at the Wood River YMCA.
"I took this up 20 years ago and I've just been working towards this. I don't think I'll get to the next level, but one never knows," said Nesbit.
Bridge isn't just a popular social activity, it also has supposed health benefits.
Back in 2000, a UC Berkeley study revealed strong evidence that an area in brain involved in bridge stimulates the immune system.