The purpose of the World Bridge Federation shall be:
to promote, foster, promulgate and develop and govern the sport of Bridge internationally
to support and encourage the development of youth bridge, in particular by encouraging and assisting NBOs in promoting bridge in schools, universities and other educational and youth organisations
to be in the Olympic Movement, remaining affiliated with the International Olympic Committee (“IOC”) as a recognized International Federation (“IF”) in conformity with the requirements of the Olympic Charter and to contribute to the achievement of the goals set out in the Olympic Charter, in particular by way of spreading Olympism and Olympic education
to federate national bridge organisations in all countries
to devise methods and conduct competitions to award international or world championship titles
to establish standard laws for its contests adopting recognised standards of fair-play and good ethics and supplementing these as may be required
to support and encourage the promotion of positive sport ethics
to dedicate its efforts to ensure that in bridge contests the spirit of fair play prevails
to fight against unethical behaviour, manipulation of competitions and alterations of results in bridge
to fight against doping in sport and to take measures the goal of which is to prevent endangering the health of bridge players
The WBF endeavours to maintain friendly relations amongst its members and amongst Zonal Conferences.
The WBF does not permit any political, religious, gender or racial discrimination or any violation of human rights amongst its members.