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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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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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Tributes to Ernesto d’Orsi from his friends and colleagues

Tributes to Ernesto, together with messages of condolence have been flooding in from all over the world. We are proud to show them here, and[...]

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Tribute to Ernesto d’Orsi from José Damiani

Ernesto d’Orsi, my closest friend, my older brother, passed away tonight leaving me as an orphan. Since the Bermuda Bowl he organized in Rio de[...]

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Tribute to Ernesto d’Orsi from Gianarrigo Rona

Further tragic news has shocked the bridge community. Another great personality, a true giant who illustrated bridge history over the last forty years left us:[...]

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A fighter’s Last Battle

by Christina Lund Madsen, January 2014 Jens Auken was known for never giving up. In October 2012 his will to live got him through a[...]

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