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August 2017 News Archive

New WBF Grand Masters

After the 43rd World Teams Championships, four players became WBF Grand Masters: Catherine Draper, Yan Huang, Thomas Bessis[...]

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Max Bavin has been awarded the WBF Gold Medal

We are very happy to announce that, following his retirement after many years service as Head Tournament Director[...]

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43rd World Bridge Teams Championships: the Winners

The 43rd World Bridge Team Championships and the 11th FunBridge World Transnational Open Teams ended tonight. [...]

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IOC and GAISF Officials visit Lyon 2017

On Friday 25th, at La Cité Internationale de Lyon, venue to the 43rd World Bridge Championships, we had[...]

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5th World Youth Open Championships

The 5th edition of the World Youth Open Championships ended yesterday night. The event was held at La Cité Internationale de Lyon[...]

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5th World Youth Open Championships – the Medal Winners (Teams)

A prize-giving ceremony is always a happy occasion, and in Lyon on Wednesday evening there[...]

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WBF Youth Regulations

The Executive Council confirmed that: The World Junior Teams for the Jaime Ortiz-Patiño Trophy. This Championship is for Junior players[...]

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5th World Youth Open Championships – the Medal Winners (Pairs)

The first phase of the Funbridge World Youth Open Bridge Championships[...]

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2017 IMSA Elite Games

The Elite Games will be held from 9th – 15th December in Huai’an. The following teams are invited to participate: Open Teams: China France (European[...]

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WBF President’s Dinner Lyon 2017

On Thursday evening Gianarrigo Rona hosted a dinner at which a number of awards were made, recognising the tremendous contribution the recipients had made to[...]

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Gianarrigo Rona re-elected as WBF President

At today’s meeting of the WBF Executive Council, the President of the World Bridge Federation, Gianarrigo Rona was re-elected for a third four-year term. His[...]

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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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