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2013 News Archive

WBF Officials impressed by bridge development in China

IMSA and WBF officials had the opportunity to visit one of China’s most prominent schools where bridge is taught extracurricularly with great success. International Mind Sports Association (IMSA) President José Damiani and World[...]

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Lyon to host the 2017 World Bridge Team Championships

Contract between WBF and FFB for Lyon 2017 signed At a meeting held on 16th June at the Headquarters of the French Bridge Federation the[...]

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The Online University Championship

DEADLINE EXTENDED! To give more time for teams to enter it has been decided that the deadline for entry will now be 1st February 2014, with the[...]

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2013 Online Winners

The overall winner of the SportAccord 2013 Online Tournament is Leo LaSota and Fan Liang is the winner of the Junior Prize Leo LaSota (pictured left) of[...]

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SportAccord World Mind Games

With a brilliant display of almost perfect bridge it was Monaco, represented by Fulvio Fantoni, Claudio Nunes, Geir Helgemo, Tor Helness, Franck Multon & Pierre[...]

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The Joan Gerard Youth Awards

The WBF Youth Awards were instituted by the World Bridge Federation in 1989 as part of their general effort for the development of Junior Bridge[...]

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41st World Bridge Teams Championships

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia It is over! Italy has won the Bermuda Bowl, USA 2 the Venice Cup. Following a hearing, USA 2 were awarded[...]

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Gianarrigo Rona re-elected as WBF President

At the first Meeting of the WBF Executive Council held in Bali Tuesday 17th September, the President, Gianarrigo Rona was re-elected for a second four-year[...]

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3rd World Youth Open Bridge Championships

3rd – 11th August 2013 The World Youth Open Bridge Championships were organized by the World Bridge Federation with the cooperation and support of the[...]

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José Damiani elected President Emeritus

José Damiani was elected President Emeritus of the World Bridge Federation at a meeting of the WBF Management Committee held in Milan in the Spring of 2013,[...]

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Zeng Peiyan appointed President of WBF Congress

Zeng Peiyan, former Vice-Premier of the State Council of the People Republic of China, according to art. 3.2 of the WBF By-Laws, in consideration of the outstanding[...]

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Andrew Robson awarded OBE in Queen’s New Year Honours List

Andrew Robson of Great Britain has been awarded the OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List, for his services to Bridge and Charity. Andrew, who owns the Andrew Robson[...]

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