The World Youth Open Bridge Championships are organized by the World Bridge Federation with the cooperation and support of the American Contract Bridge Federation (ACBL) & United States Bridge Federation (USBF) and the support of the ACBL’s: District 7; the Mid-Atlantic Bridge Conference (MABC); and District 9 (Florida); and sponsorship from Turner Broadcasting Systems and The Common Game.
The WBF is deeply saddened to hear of the death this morning of Joan Gerard who died early this morning, peacefully at home with her family around her.
The WBF President, Mr Gianarrigo Rona, pays tribute to Joan Gerard with a letter read at her funeral which was held on Sunday 7th April 2013
José Damiani was elected President Emeritus of the World Bridge Federation at a recent meeting of the WBF Management Committee held in Milan, with the unanimous ratification of the Executive Council.
We are very pleased to confirm that the 3rd World Youth Bridge Open Championships will be held at
The Hyatt Regency Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
These Championships are organised by the World Bridge Federation in cooperation with the American Contract Bridge League & United States Bridge Federation with the support of District 7 & MABC
The 41st WORLD BRIDGE TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS (Bermuda Bowl, Venice Cup, d’Orsi Senior Bowl) and the 9th WORLD TRANSNATIONAL OPEN TEAMS CHAMPIONSHIP Will be held at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center – Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua Lot NW/1
Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia from 16th through29th September 2013.
See information attached.
The WBF President Gianarrigo Rona and the WBF Past President and Chairman Emeritus José Damiani represented the World Bridge Federation at the Funeral Ceremony in Sotogrande on Wednesday 9th January 2013.