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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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WBF Women’s Online Bridge Festival

The Women’s Autumn Online Bridge Festival was played from 14 – 20 November and we congratulate Virginia Chediak on winning the top prize of free[...]

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Anna Maria Torlontano – Tributes from Gianarrigo Rona and José Damiani

From Gianarrigo Rona, President, World Bridge Federation: Anna Maria Torlontano passed away. Today is a very sad day for the entire bridge community that loses[...]

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Anna Maria Torlontano 1930 – 2016

Tributes from Gianarrigo Rona, President World Bridge Federation and José Damiani, President Emeritus World Bridge Federation Anna Maria Torlontano Di Toro Jannucci was the leading[...]

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1st Online Yeh Bridge World Cup

This was the first time such an event has been staged, and its success outweighed expectation. There has been a series of Press Releases relating[...]

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35th Annual Jordan International Dead Sea Bridge Festival

Officials from the WBF visited the annual Dead Sea Bridge Festival last week, which enabled them to meet the new General Secretary of the Jordan[...]

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Open & Women’s Pairs Ruling

Open and Women’s Pairs Championship statement from the WBF President The WBF Executive Council has deliberated in respect of occurrences at the World Bridge Games[...]

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Bridge added to the Asian Games

Bridge will make its debut at the Asian Games! At last, the big news we all had been waiting for, realized on September 25 2016.[...]

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2016 World Bridge Games, Wroclaw, Poland

The World Bridge Games, were held between 3rd and 17th September in the magnificent Hala Stulecia, or Centennial Hall. This event comprised National Open, Women’s, Seniors[...]

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WWBC Winning Pairs

The 30th World Wide Bridge Contest Organized by the WBF in cooperation with CCBA & OurGame The qualifying heats of 2016 World Wide Bridge Contest were[...]

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2016 World Youth Teams Championships

Salsomaggiore, Italy, 3 – 13 August 2016 Youth Teams from all over the world gathered in Salsomaggiore for the World Youth Teams Championships. Results from[...]

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Patrick Jourdain 1942 – 2016

Patrick Jourdain, who was born on 1st November 1942, was bridge correspondent of the Daily Telegraph from 1992 and Wales’ most-capped bridge player with more[...]

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Bots Battle in Poland

The 20th Ourgame World Computer-Bridge Championship will take place 10-15 September at the World Championships in Wroclaw, Poland. The robot championship is supported by the ACBL and[...]

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Junior Camp in Shanghai Shengxing Teenage Bridge Club

From July 1 to July 9, the rainy season brings the city sultry weather and humidity while the fresh and youthful atmosphere inside Shanghai Shengxing Teenage Bridge[...]

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Goran Grguric

Article by the President of the World Bridge Federation, Gianarrigo Rona I was incredulous and grieved when I was sadly notified of the sudden and[...]

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5th November 2015 Editorial from the President

First of all, it has to be made clear that all the components of the bridge community share the same worries: to ban cheating from[...]

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Statement from the WBF Credentials Committee

The Credentials Committee of the World Bridge Federation met earlier today. It determined that the invitation extended to Cezary BALICKI and Adam ZMUDZINSKI be withdrawn; consequently they will no longer[...]

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WBF Statement, 17th September 2015

At this time the world of bridge is in turmoil following accusations of cheating on several bridge-related websites, with many people making interesting points and[...]

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IOC decides to include Bridge in the Asian Games

The President of the WBF has made the following statement: I am very pleased to inform you that yesterday June 14th in Jakarta the Olympic[...]

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WBF President awarded Honorary Citizenship of Opatija

On 25th July each year, on the occasion of St James Day, the patron of Opatija, the City celebrates by awarding its personalities of the[...]

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