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2020 News Archive

International Review for the Sociology of Sport

The following letter and papers have been received from Prof. Samantha Punch of the University of Stirling “We are delighted to share with you the[...]

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Georgia Heth re-elected as ACBL President

The WBF is very pleased to hear of the re-election of Georgia Heth as ACBL President for a second term and offers her their sincere[...]

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Reports and Information from the Residual WBF Congress 2020

The Residual Meeting of the WBF Congress was held on Tuesday 3rd November 2020 in accordance with Art 27 §1 lit.b of Ordinance 3 on[...]

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Helen Kruger elected to the WBF Executive Council

Helen Kruger from South Africa is one of three candidates[...]

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Fernando Lema elected to the Executive Council

Fernando Lema from Argentina is one of three candidates[...]

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Wang Yannan elected to the WBF Executive Council

Wang Yannan from China is one of three candidates elected[...]

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David Birman : 1948 – 2020

The Bridge Family mourns the loss of David Birman and bows down to his memory.[...]

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FISU World University Online Mindsport Championships

The Championships started last Monday, 26th October.[...]

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New WBF Anti-Doping Rules & Prohibited List

In accordance with the revised WADA World Anti-Doping Code which comes into force on 1st January 2021, the Management Committee unanimously approved new WBF Anti-Doping[...]

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Nominations For the WBF Executive Council

The nominations have been received for the candidates to serve on the WBF Executive Council and have been sent to the NBOs together with information[...]

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Bridge included in the Asian Olympic Games 2022

Great news! It has been announced that Bridge is included in the 2022 Asian Olympic Games, to be held in Hangzhou, China, 10th to 25th[...]

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2020 FISU WUC Mind Sports Online

Hereby, we would like to remind you to enter the 2020 FISU World University Championship Mind Sports online as entries close on 11 October. This[...]

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Thank you Simon – welcome Arianna

Our secretary and friend Simon Fellus, following five years of close and successful cooperation with the WBF, has decided that the time has come to[...]

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Gonzalo Herrera elected WBF Executive Council Member

Gonzalo Herrera, from Mexico, has been unanimously elected by the North American Bridge Federation as member[...]

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2020 WBF Meeting of Congress

It is now confirmed that the 2020 Congress will be hosted in accordance with art. 27 par. 1 lit. b of Ordinance 3 on Measures[...]

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Gianni Bertotto (1945-2020)

It seems a time for sadness, as we heard last night that our friend and colleague, Gianni Bertotto, died suddenly and unexpectedly last night.[...]

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Catherine d’Ovidio (1959 – 2020)

Another sad day in the world of Bridge as we hear of the untimely death of Catherine d’Ovidio, aged only 61. A great player, Women’s[...]

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Justin Lall (1986-2020)

The World Bridge Federation is deeply saddened to hear of the death of Justin Lall. A liver disease took him away from us. A talented[...]

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An Anniversary Year for CCBA

The Chinese Contract Bridge Association is celebrating its 40th Anniversary in 2020 and it is also 25 years since the first World Championship was staged[...]

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