Silver is a lawyer from Montreal who adds colour and interest whenever and wherever he sits down to play.
He was a member of the 1995 Bermuda Bowl silver medal team which is the best result a Canadian team has ever achieved in this most prestigious of all world events. He also won the silver medal at the 2016 World Senior Pairs.
Silver won four North American Championships; the 1974 Vanderbilt Knockout Teams, the 1981 Mitchell Open BAM Teams, the 1985 Silodor Open Pairs, and the 1986 Keohane Swiss Teams. He also won five Canadian National Team Championships (1994, 1995, 1997, 1998 and 2005) as well as five Canadian Seniors Team Championships (2007, 2010, 2012, 2018 and 2019).
His other notable wins are the Epson Teams, the 1985 Cavendish Invitational Pairs, the Hong Kong Inter-City, and the 2002 IOC Grand Prix.
Silver and his partner Irving Litvack were awarded the 1986 John Simon Sportsman of the Year Award.