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Click here for the results pages for these events

Pairs to support Youth Bridge

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Next events:

Mon 12 & Wed 14 December 2016

WBF Online Women's Bridge Festival

3rd - 9th April 2017

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LOOKING FORWARD TO LYON, 12th - 26th August 2017
The World Teams - the Bermuda Bowl, Venice Cup, d'Orsi Seniors Trophy
the World Transnational Open Teams will start on Monday 21st August
and the Youth Open Championships will be played from 14th to 24th August.
All the Championships will be played at the ​Cité Centre De Congrés

The World Teams Championships:

The World Youth Open Championships:


On 29 September, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods; along with, the 2017 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes. The List, which is one of five International Standards that are mandatory for all Signatories of the World Anti-Doping Code (Code),designates what substances and methods are prohibited both in- and out-of-competition and which substances are banned in particular sports.

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1st Online Yeh Bridge World Cup

A short video about the event has now been released and you can watch it by clicking here

This was the first time such an event has been staged, and its success outweighed expectation.

There has been a series of Press Releases relating to the tournament and about some of the players and which you can find at : http://bridgeonlineworldcup.com/press/

The winning team was Lavazza, from Italy (pictured right)

Following the event Bill Gates, who played in the BBO team, tweeted :  "This morning I played in the first-ever online @BridgeWorldCup. I hope this draws more people to the card game I love playing"

WBF Women's Online Bridge Festival


The Women's Autumn Online Bridge Festival was played from 14 - 20 November and we congratulate Virginia Chediak on winning the top prize of free entry to the European Women's Pairs Championship in Montecatini next June.

The results, master point awards and other information about this event, inaugurated by Anna Maria Torlontano, can be found by clicking here.

The next Online Festival will be held from 3rd - 9th April 2016

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WBF & Zonal Events

WBF International Events
World Teams Championship
Lyon, France
12 - 26 August
World Youth Open Championship
Lyon, France
This Championship will take place during the 2nd week of the World Teams Championship
World Bridge Series
Orlando, USA
22 September - 6 October

Note that the above events are all WBF International Events as defined in the WBF's Anti-Doping Rules.


Zonal & other Championships
ACBL North American Spring Championships
Reno NV
10 - 20 March 2016
APBF Congress
15 - 24 April 2016
Ditan Gymnasium, Beijing
6th South American Transnational Bridge Festival
27th May - 4th June
Medellin, Colombia.
European Team Championships
Groupama Arena
Budapest, Hungary
Open Teams: 16 - 25 June 2016
Women's/Senior Teams:19 - 15 June 2016
European National Women's Pairs
Groupama Arena
16 - 18 June
ACBL North American Summer Championships
Washington DC
21 - 31 July 
ACBL North American Fall Championships
Orlando FL
24 November - 4 December
ACBL North American Spring Championships
Kansas City MO
9 - 19 March 2017
European Open Team Championships
Montecatini, Italy
10 - 24 June 2017
ACBL North American Summer Championships
Toronto ON
21 - 31 July 2017
ACBL North American Fall Championships
San Diego CA
23 November - 3 December
Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship
The Gold Coast, Australia
13th - 19th February 2018
FISU World University Championships
date to be advised
Xuzhou, People's Republic of China
2019 World Bridge Team Championships
dates to be advised
The Netherlands

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