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2017 News Archive

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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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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2017 OURGAME WORLD WIDE BRIDGE CONTEST

The 2017 WWBC will have eight heats this year, held in March, April, May and June with the overall winners of each heat being invited[...]

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The Nordic junior Camp

The Nordic Junior Camp, open to youngsters from all over the world, is being held from 13th – 17th April in Falkenberg, Sweden. More information[...]

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REMINDER: 2017 PROHIBITED LIST COMES INTO FORCE ON 1 JANUARY 2017

On 29 September, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) published the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods;[...]

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