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2015 News Archive

5th November 2015 Editorial from the President

First of all, it has to be made clear that all the components of the bridge community share the same worries: to ban cheating from[...]

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Statement from the WBF Credentials Committee

The Credentials Committee of the World Bridge Federation met earlier today. It determined that the invitation extended to Cezary BALICKI and Adam ZMUDZINSKI be withdrawn; consequently they will no longer[...]

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WBF Statement, 17th September 2015

At this time the world of bridge is in turmoil following accusations of cheating on several bridge-related websites, with many people making interesting points and[...]

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IOC decides to include Bridge in the Asian Games

The President of the WBF has made the following statement: I am very pleased to inform you that yesterday June 14th in Jakarta the Olympic[...]

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WBF President awarded Honorary Citizenship of Opatija

On 25th July each year, on the occasion of St James Day, the patron of Opatija, the City celebrates by awarding its personalities of the[...]

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Wan Li 1916 – 2015

The WBF has received the following letter from the Chinese Contract Bridge Association: Jul 15th2015, Beijing, China Attn: President Emeritus of World Bridge Federation, Mr. José[...]

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Omar Sharif 1932 – 2015

Omar Sharif, actor and bridge player died yesterday of a heart attack in a Cairo hospital. Omar Sharif, the Franco-Arabic actor best known for playing[...]

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Fulvio Colizzi

A new great loss in the bridge family! Fulvio Colizzi, a true friend to bridge, who worked with us for more than twenty years, has[...]

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The 2015 BFAME Championships

18th Bridge Federation of Asia and Middle East Championship BFAME General Meeting Mazhar Jafri re-elected Member of the WBF Executive Council The WBF President Gianarrigo[...]

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The APBF Championships and Elections

Zone 6 Elections At the General Meeting of the Asia Pacific Bridge Federation held on 20th May, Esther Sophonpanich, pictured up, was re-elected as APBF[...]

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Management Committee Meeting, Italy – May 2015

The WBF Management Committee met in Italy last week with all members present except Patrick Choy who was unable to attend. The main decisions made[...]

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Confederation Sudamericana de Bridge General Meeting

The WBF President Gianarrigo Rona and Secretary Simon Fellus attended both the Opening Ceremony of the Zonal Championships and the CSB General Meeting. In his[...]

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Barbados Bridge League Golden Anniversary

The WBF President Gianarrigo Rona, the CACBF President Sheena Rayner and the WBF Secretary Simon Fellus, together with the Chairman of the Barbados National Sport[...]

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2015 SportAccord Convention in Sochi

The annual SportAccord Convention was held in Sochi, Russia from April 19 to 25 April. The General Assemblies of both SportAccord and ARISF together with[...]

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Tributes to Ernesto d’Orsi from his friends and colleagues

Tributes to Ernesto, together with messages of condolence have been flooding in from all over the world. We are proud to show them here, and[...]

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Tribute to Ernesto d’Orsi from José Damiani

Ernesto d’Orsi, my closest friend, my older brother, passed away tonight leaving me as an orphan. Since the Bermuda Bowl he organized in Rio de[...]

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Tribute to Ernesto d’Orsi from Gianarrigo Rona

Further tragic news has shocked the bridge community. Another great personality, a true giant who illustrated bridge history over the last forty years left us:[...]

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Ernesto d’Orsi 1936 – 2015

The World Bridge Federation is deeply shocked and saddened to hear of the death of one of its Executive Council Members and Past President Ernesto[...]

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