WBF Simultaneous Pairs Events and other Festivals

Pairs to support Youth Bridge

Clubs Worldwide

Next events:

Mon 14 & Wed 16 December


WBF Online Women's Bridge Festival
9th - 15th November

International Olympic Committee (IOC)

World Anti-Doping Association (WADA)

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The Association of IOC Recognized Sports Federations (ARISF)

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Wroclaw Banner
2016 World Bridge Games, Wroclaw, Poland

3rd - 17th September
at the magnificent 
Hala Stulecia, or Centennial Hall 

This event comprises National Open, Women's, Seniors and, for the first time Mixed Teams followed by National Open, Women's Seniors and Mixed Pairs Championships.

The first information letter from the President, giving more details of these exciting Champonships  has been published and can be downloaded by clicking here

The WBF looks forward to welcoming bridge players from all over the world to the 2016 World Bridge Games

2016 World Youth Teams Championships
Salsomaggiore, Italy,  3 - 13 August 2016

The First Information Letter has now been published and can be downloaded here

Editorial by the WBF President, November 2015

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 our beloved sport must be the overall objective of the actions to be taken. ... read more ...


5th University Online World Bridge Team Championship

This Championship will start in January 2016. Full details can be found by clicking here.

Anti Doping Tests in Chennai 2015

In Chennai anti-doping tests were performed on 10 players both from the open and women's teams Testing was conducted on site by the National Dope Testing Laboratory NDTL from New Delhi, India. Players were tested for Stimulants, Narcotics, HES, Dextran, Anabolic Androgenic Steroids, hCG, LH, Glucocorticosteroids, Diuretics, Beta-blockers and other drugs. All test results were negative, no banned substances were detected.

Jaap Stomphorst 
WBF Medical & Prevention Committee
28th October 2015

Chennai World Bridge Teams Championship 2015 Logo

Bermuda Bowl, Venice Cup, d’Orsi Seniors Trophy

10th World Transnational Open Teams Championship


WBF Press Conferences


 20th - 29th August 2015

The Teams medallists

The World Youth Open Championships in Opatija has drawn to a close, with the last medals being presented and everyone heading home. Without doubt an excellent and very successful event, enjoyed by all the participants. We have created a Flickr album with photographs from the event which you can find by clicking here or by going to our Facebook page

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The latest WBF Master Point rankings can all be found by clicking here

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WBF & Zonal Events

WBF International Events
World Youth Team Championships
Salsomaggiore Terme, Italy
3 - 13 August 2016
World Bridge Games
Wroclaw, Poland
3 - 17 September
World Teams Championship
Lyon, France
12 - 26 August
World Youth Open Championship
Lyon, France
This Championship will take place during the 2nd week of the World Teams Championship
World Bridge Series
Orlando, USA
22 September - 6 October

Note that the above events are all WBF International Events as defined in the WBF's Anti-Doping Rules.


Zonal & other Championships
ACBL North American Fall Championships
Denver. Colorado
26 November - 6 December 2015
ACBL North American Spring Championships
Reno NV
10 - 20 March 2016
APBF Congress
15 - 25 April 2016
Ditan Gymnasium, Beijing
European Team Championships
Venue Ferencvárosi Torna Club
Budapest, Hungary
Open Teams: 16 - 25 June 2016
Women's/Senior Teams:19 - 15 June 2016
ACBL North American Summer Championships
Washington DC
21 - 31 July 2016
ACBL North American Fall Championships
Orlando FL
24 November - 4 December
ACBL North American Spring Championships
Kansas City MO
9 - 19 March 2017
European Open Team Championships
Venue: TBA
10 - 24 June 2017
ACBL North American Summer Championships
Toronto ON
21 - 31 July 2017
ACBL North American Fall Championships
San Diego CA
23 November - 3 December
Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship
The Gold Coast, Australia
13th - 19th February 2018

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