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WBF Simultaneous Pairs Events and other Festivals

The 2017 OurGame World Wide Bridge Contest

Heats will be held on:

28 March & 30 March
25th April & 27th April
8th May & 10th May
2nd June & 3rd June

Pairs to support Youth Bridge

Clubs Worldwide

The next events will be in August,
October and December

Dates to be confirmed

WBF Online Women's Bridge Festival

3rd - 9th April 2017

International Olympic Committee (IOC)

World Anti-Doping Association (WADA)

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The Association of IOC Recognized Sports Federations (ARISF)

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Scientific Conference
Nicolaus Copernicus University - 20/21 April 2017

A scientific conference is being organised by the Polish Bridge Union together with the EBL and Nicolaus Copernicus University. For the first time in bridge history one of the sections will be dedicated to bridge only. It is being held under the patronage of the Polish Ministry of Science and a numbr of papers, facts and research results will be presented by scientists from various European countries.

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The 2017 WWBC will have eight heats this year, held in March, April, May and June with the overall winners of each heat being invited to attend a 3-day Final in Beijing! Clubs from all over the world are welcome to enter this excellent event and enjoy the challenge of the hands provided.

Full details of the 2017 WWBC are available by clicking here - we do hope as many players as possible will join in this excellent tournament.

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"



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WBF & Zonal Events

WBF International Events
World Teams Championship
Lyon, France
12 - 26 August
World Transnational Open Teams
Lyon, France
21 - 26 August
World Youth Open Championship
Lyon, France
15 - 24 August
World Bridge Series
Orlando, USA
22 September - 6 October
Zonal & other Championships
29th CACBF Zonal Championship
Antigua Guatemala
27 April - 6 May 2017
VII South American Open Festival
Santiago, Chile
5 - 17 May 2017
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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