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14th - 20th November 2016

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Yeh Online Bridge World Cup1st Online Yeh Bridge World Cup

We are on real countdown to the First Yeh Online Bridge World Cup which will take place from 31 October - 2 November 2016, and the teams are all looking forward to what we are sure is going to be a really exciting and innovative event !

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/

But of more interest is the event itself ! Especially as Bill Gates himself is playing !

Play can be watched online across the world using either BBO or OurGame, so please check the times of play which are detailed here http://bridgeonlineworldcup.com/full-schedule/ in order to watch the players battling it out from the venues in USA, China and Europe. It is the first time such an event has been staged, so do join us – there will be commentary from experts, with live video footage of the players

The kids playing bridge

Junior Camp in Shanghai Shengxing Teenage Bridge Club 

From July 1 to July 9, the rainy season brings the city sultry weather and humidity while the fresh and youthful atmosphere inside Shanghai Shengxing Teenage Bridge Club is in striking contrast.The hall is filled with young players

The kids’ elegant bridge etiquette and deep passion for bridge fills the entire venue.

Each kid treasures the opportunity because they enjoy the culture behind bridge and the atmosphere.

Click here to download and read the full article, translated by the Shengxing Teenage Bridge Club about this amazing and incredibly successful event. 

Open and Women's Pairs Championship - statement from the WBF President

The WBF Executive Council has deliberated in respect of occurrences at the World Bridge Games held in Wroclaw during the Finals of both the Open and Women’s Pairs Championships. Read more ...


Bridge will make its debut at the Asian Games! 

At last, the big news we all had been waiting for, realized on September 25 2016.

In a decision made by the General Assembly of Olympic Council of Asia – OCA - in Da Nang Vietnam, Bridge was finally included and will compete in the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia.

This is a great step achieved forBridge thanks to the remarkable job and the persistent efforts undertaken by the SEABF President Michael Bambang Hartono and the ABF President Esther Sophonpanich to whom go the gratitude of the bridge world.

The WBF, its President and the entire bridge community are proud to express their gratitude to the OCA Council and its President HH Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah and the Indonesian Olympic Committee, its President Erick Thohir and Former President Rita Subowo.

30th World Wide Bridge Contest in Beijing

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Organized by the WBF in cooperation with
 CCBA & OurGame

The 2016 World Wide Contest final was played in Beijing China . 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

Main Banner2016 World Bridge Games, Wroclaw, Poland

3rd - 17th September
at the magnificent 
Hala Stulecia, or Centennial Hall 

This event comprised National Open, Women's, Seniors and, for the first time Mixed Teams followed by National Open, Women's Seniors and Mixed Pairs Championships.



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.

Cover of the programme2016 World Youth Teams ChampionshipsSalsomaggiore logo
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.

Bridge For Peace

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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WBF & Zonal Events

WBF International Events
World Youth Team Championships
Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy
3 - 13 August 2016
World Bridge Games
Wroclaw, Poland
3 - 17 September
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
Venue: TBA
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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