THE 2015 WORLD YOUTH OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS, OPATIJA, CROATIA
Opatija, Croatia will host the 4th World Open Youth Championship from 20th - 29th August 2015.
The first information letter with details of hotels, entry fees, right to enter etc has now been published
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42nd WORLD BRIDGE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Bermuda Bowl, Venice Cup, d’Orsi Senior Bowl
10th World Transnational Open Teams Championship
The 42nd World Bridge Team Championships and the 10th World Transnational Open Teams Championship will be held at the ITC Grand Chola in Chennai, India from 26th September – 10th October 2015
Click here for more information including details of how to reserve the hotel, the Championship format and timetable, right to enter, information about the World Transnational Open Teams Championship, entry fees etc.
The ACBL is conducting an executive search for two management roles at ACBL headquarters, those of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Information Officer. Click the following links for the full job descriptions: Chief Operating Officer ; Chief Information Officer
THE WORLD BRIDGE GAMES - PRESS CONFERENCE
Wroclaw, Poland will host the 15th World Bridge Games from 2nd - 17th September 2016. On the 27th January, at the Centennial Hall (which will be the event venue) Mr Rafael Dutkiewicz, Mayor of Wroclaw, together with Gianarrigo Rona, WBF President, Marc De Pauw, WBF Treasurer, Igor Chalupec, PBU Vice President officially presented the event to the press and signed the contract. (Pictured from left: Igor Chalupec, Marc de Pauw, Radosław Kiełbasiński, Rafał Dutkiewicz, Gianarrigo Rona, Jacek Sutryk)
The World Bridge Games will comprise the National Teams Championships : Open, Women's and Senior, with all WBF Member Countries invited to send a team in each series. This will be followed by a National Pairs Championship, again with an Open, Women's and Senior Series. There will be no quota for the number of pairs who may compete in the Pairs Championships from each NBO. For more information about the World Bridge Games click here.
UPDATED MASTER POINT RANKINGS
The latest WBF Master Point rankings can all be found by clicking here
THE 2014 SPORTACCORD WORLD MIND GAMES
Results, videos and information about the 2014 SAWMG can be found here
SALSOMAGGIORE TERME TO HOST THE 2016 WORLD YOUTH TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy will host 16th World Youth Teams Championships, from 3rd - 13th August 2016. The contract was signed during a Press Conference held at the City Hall on 31st October and the FIGB President was awarded the Honorary Citizenship of Salsomaggiore Terme.
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THE 14th RED BULL WORLD BRIDGE SERIES
Click here for more information about the World Bridge Series in Sanya including:
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