30th World Wide Bridge Contest taking place in Beijing
Organized by the WBF in cooperation with
CCBA & OurGame
The 2016 World Wide Contest final is being played in Beijing China this weekend. You can find the full list of finalists by clicking here. The final was played using BBO / OurGame software with 19 rounds being played each day.
The winning pairs were:
1st You Yiping & Li Huagai (China)
2nd Carlos Luiz & Miguel Teixeira (Portugal)
3rd Zhang Miao & Zhang Xiaoqun (China)
Pictures from the event can be found on our Facebook page and here on our Photostream
2016 World Bridge Games, Wroclaw, Poland
3rd - 17th September
at the magnificent Hala Stulecia, or Centennial Hall
This event comprises National Open, Women's, Seniors and, for the first time Mixed Teams followed by National Open, Women's Seniors and Mixed Pairs Championships.
1st Online Yeh Bridge World Cup
The 1st Yeh Online Bridge World Cup will take place from 31 October - 2 November 2016 under the auspices of the World Bridge Federation. Teams led by Bob Hamman, Maria Theresa Lavazza, Mr Zeng Peiyan and Mr Chen Yeh will face each other across internet. Bill Gates will participate as a member of the BBO team led by Bob Hamman.
This will be the first ever live online Bridge Show, featuring the some of the greatest champions and biggest personalities associated with the game together with a top class team of commentators who will analyze the deals for the watching online spectators.
2019 World Bridge Teams Championships
The World Bridge Federation, BC’t Onstein and the Nederlandse Bridge Bond are proud to announce that the 2019 World Bridge Championships : the 44th Bermuda Bowl, the 22nd Venice Cup, the 10th d’Orsi Seniors Trophy and the 12th World Transnational Open Teams Championship will be held in The Netherlands.
2016 World Youth Teams Championships
Salsomaggiore, Italy, 3 - 13 August 2016
Youth Teams from all over the world gathered in Salsomaggiore for the World Youth Teams Championships.
Click here for the results from the Championships
Click here to read and download the Daily Bulletins and
Click here to watch the videos from the Championships
You can find all the team pictures for Salsomaggiore by clicking here Just select the event (Junior, Youngsters, Girls or Kids) at the top right hand side and then find your team ... and our Facebook page will have information, pictures and videos from the event.
The Championships comprised four events :
The World Junior Teams for the Jaime Ortiz-Patiño Trophy.
The World Youngsters teams for the José Damiani Cup.
The World Girls Teams Championship for the Gianarrigo Rona Trophy.
The World Kids Teams Championship for the Koç University Trophy, and this championship is by invitation.
Other information pages about the Youth Teams Championships
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