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2017 News Archive

Henry Francis (1926 – 2017)

The WBF is very saddened to hear of the death of Henry Francis, aged 91, on 1st August 2017. Henry was Chief Editor for many[...]

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World Bridge Federation to join the Olympic Channel

The World Bridge Federation today announced that it has reached a cooperation agreements with the Olympic Channel[...]

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Results from the 2017 World Wide Bridge Contest

OurGame has just announced that 24 pairs from the 8 heats will be invited to the Final in Beijing, instead of the 20 pairs originally[...]

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11th FunBridge World Transnational Open Team
Partnership Desk

Are you looking for a partner or team for the 11th World Transnational Open Teams?[...]

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APBF 60th Anniversary
Michael Bambang Hartono awarded with the WBF Gold Medal

The WBF President Gianarrigo Rona, kindly invited by the APBF President Esther Sophonpanich[...]

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17th World Youth Bridge Teams Championship

On 24th and 25th May, the WBF President Gianarrigo Rona met the CCBA Vice President Ge Feng, the Deputy Director General of[...]

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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 FunBridge Transnational Open Team Championship

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

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