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:
2017 PROHIBITED LIST COMES INTO FORCE ON 1 JANUARY 2017
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.
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