Jul 19, 2 years ago

See Bill Gates in action? @ 1st Yeh Online Bridge World Cup

International Bridge Invitational Tournament coming up!

Catch an international celebrity online tournament under the auspices of the World Bridge Federation! Bill Gates is playing in the BBO team with several top USA players.

Europe, USA, China and Chen Yeh teams will play against each other

At each venue
• There will be remotely controlled webcams monitoring each player
• Streaming live images across the internet
• Co-ordinated by a technician dedicated to the technical aspects

Online Coverage
• Matches will be broadcast live using BBO and OURGAME
• The best bridge journalists from around the world will cover the event with voice and written commentaries
• At each venue there will be a co-ordinator

Three sources – play, comment and video – will be mounted together and the film will be streamed live

Social media
• The event will have dedicated accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
• Facebook – all information about the teams, the players and the officials, as well as a daily bulletin and journalistic coverage
• Twitter – up to the minute information (eg “match x vs y is starting in 10 minutes”) about matches as they start and finish (eg final results)
• Instagram – screen shots of the play and photos of players in action

Starting Monday 31 October

China vs CHEN YEH RR1 15:00 RR2 21/22:00 (Beijing & Taipei time) USA vs Europe RR1 9:00 RR2 13:00 (Seattle time)

Full Schedule

China Date Europe Date USA Date China Time Europe Time (CEST) USA Time (PDT) MATCH
Oct 31 Oct 31 Oct 31 15:00 8:00 0:00 CHEN YEH vs CHINA
Oct 31 Oct 31 Oct 31 21/2200 14/15:00 6/7:00 CHINA vs CHEN YEH
Nov 1 Oct 31 Oct 31 0:00 17:00 9:00 EUROPE vs USA
Nov 1 Oct 31 Oct 31 4:00 21:00 13.00 USA vs EUROPE
Nov 1 Nov 1 Oct 31 10:00 3:00 19:00 CHEN YEH vs USA
Nov 2 Nov 2 Nov 1 10:00 3:00 19:00 USA vs CHEN YEH
Nov 1 Nov 1 Oct 31 13:00 6:00 22:00 CHINA vs USA
Nov 2 Nov 2 Nov 1 13:00 6:00 22:00 USA vs CHINA
Nov 1 Nov 1 Nov 1 21/22:00 14/15:00 6/7:00 CHINA vs EUROPE
Nov 2 Nov 2 Nov 2 21/22:00 14/15:00 6/7:00 EUROPE vs CHINA
Nov 1 Nov 1 Nov 1 17/18:00 10/11:00 2/3:00 EUROPE vs CHEN YEH
Nov 2 Nov 2 Nov 2 17/18:00 10/11:00 2/3:00 CHEN YEH vs EUROPE

For details see here

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