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2017 News Archive

Sheena Rayner re-elected CACBF President

During the CACBF Championships held in Antigua, Guatemala, the General Assembly of the Central American and Carribean[...]

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Bernard Pascal re-elected ABF President

On Monday 8th May,  there was the election of the ABF President and Board for the new Legislature by the General Assembly[...]

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WBF President visited CSB Championship
Marcelo Caracci re-elected CSB President

The WBF President Gianarrigo Rona, kindly invited by the CSB President & WBF E.C. Member[...]

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WBF – ABF NBOs Officers’ Seminar
Cape Town, South Africa, 3rd – 5th May 2017

As announced the WBF – ABF NBOs Officers’ Seminar was held in Cape Town, South Africa from 3rd to 5th May. It followed the successful[...]

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2017 WBF Women’s Online Spring Festival

Many congratulations to Connie Marfell who won the 2017 Spring Festival. We hope she is looking forward to taking up her prize[...]

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International Scientific Conference – RECREATION AND JOY OF LIFE IN SENIORS – Toruń, Poland

As already informed in a previous release, the Nicolaus Copernicus University of Torun,[...]

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Disciplinary Matters

Michael Elinescu – Entscho Wladow In March 2014 a Tribunal of the Disciplinary Commission of the WBF heard a complaint against Elinescu and Wladow (“E[...]

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WBF President meets the Representatives of BFAME in Dubai

On the occasion of the BFAME Championship in Dubai, on Sunday 9th April, the WBF President Gianarrigo Rona, together with the Vice President Mazhar Jafri[...]

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Sportaccord changed the name in Global Association Of International Sport Federations – GAISF –

The SportAccord Convention week in Aarhus, Denmark, was closed on Friday 7 April with the SportAccord General Assembly, chaired by the President Patrick Baumann. The[...]

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Memorandum of Understanding Between the WBF and Peace & Sport

Thursday 6th April. In Aarhus – Denmark – on the occasion of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace,[...]

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IMSA General Meeting

The IMSA General Meeting was held today, Wednesday 5th April, in Aarhus, Denmark, in the framework of the SportAccord Convention Week. The WBF was represented[...]

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ARISF Congress at the SportAccord Convention

On Monday 3rd April, in Aarhus, Denmark, the SportAccord Convention Week started with the ARISF (Association of the IOC Recognised[...]

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5th World Youth Open Championships

The Registration Page is now open both for Pairs and Teams. The entries to the Pairs and Teams Championship must be submitted electronically,[...]

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43 World Bridge Team Championships & 11th Transnational Open Teams Championship

The Registration Page is now open for Bermuda Bowl, Venice Cup and d’Orsi Senior Trophy[...]

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LAUNCH OF THE NEW WBF WEBSITE – Message from the WBF President

Dear Friends, Today, 24th March 2017, we launched the new WBF Website, having completely renovated both the graphics and the contents as well as introducing[...]

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2017 Laws of Duplicate Bridge approved

At its meeting held in Kansas City in March 2017, the WBF Management Committee approved the 2017 Laws of Duplicate Bridge for publication and use.[...]

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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[...]

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The ACBL is seeking a new CEO!

The ACBL is inviting applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer. This is a full-time position, hired by, and directly accountable to, the ACBL[...]

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Bilde’s visit in India

Morten Bilde along with 6 danish bridge players (ages 10 – 14) plus a mother of two boys visited India for a week. They had come to[...]

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Scientific Conference – UMK 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[...]

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