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Maccabi Bridge Gold To Austria

Berlin (Ge.), August 02, 2015 At the European Maccabi Bridge Games as held last week in Berlin, Germany, title holder Austria again won the gold medal. In the finals the Austrians (Heini Berger, Maurizi Berger, Gerhard Pollak, Stefan Probst and Peter Zeln) defeated Hungary by 91 to 64 IMPs. Germany I and The Netherlands shared... read more
 

Bessis-Volcker Grab Pairs Gold

Tromso (Nor.), July 12, 2015 At the Open European Championships in Tromso it was France’s Thomas Bessis & Frederic Volcker who came through to become the European Open Pairs Champions. It was a second gold for Thomas Bessis, who won the Open Teams in 2007. Sweden’s Anders Morath & Bengt-Erik Efraimsson led at various... read more
Bessis-Volcker Grab Pairs Gold (EBL)
 
Omar Sharif Died Aged 83 (Wikipedia)

Omar Sharif Died Aged 83

Cairo (Eg.), July 10, 2015 Actor Omar Sharif, best known for his roles in classic films Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago, has died aged 83. Egypt-born Sharif won two Golden Globe awards and an Oscar nomination for his role as Sherif Ali in David Lean's 1962 epic Lawrence of Arabia. He won a further Golden Globe three... read more
 

Women’s & Senior Pairs Decided

Tromso (No.), July 09, 2015 At the Open Europen Championships in Tromso it was Sweden’s Emma Sjöberg & Sandra Rimstedt installed as the European Women’s Pairs Champions. Poland’s Justyna Zmuda & Katarzyna Dufrat were second and China’s Yan Lu & Yan Liu third. Germany’s Bernhard Sträter & Ulrich Kratz were... read more
Women’s & Senior Pairs Decided (EBL)
 
Dutch Goldrush At Artic Circle (EBL)

Dutch Goldrush At Artic Circle

Tromso (No.), July 09, 2015 After collecting gold medals in the mixed and women’s teams at the Open EC the Dutchies digged for more gold above the artic circle. Having dominated the Round Robin in the open teams event, the team of Orange White was comfortable in the Round of 16, the quarter final and the semi-final and was... read more
 

The Fabulous Baker Girls

Tromso (No.), July 08, 2015 Team Baker has won the women's teams at the Open European Championships in Tromso, Norway. The Fabulous Baker Girls truly rule the bridge world. The same players - Lynn Baker-Karen McCallum (USA), Marion Michielsen-Meike Wortel (Netherlands) - were on the team which took the Womens gold at the Red... read more
The Fabulous Baker Girls (EBL)
 
Molenaar-Verbeek v. Nystrom-Upmark (Jan Swaan)

KO Takes Off in Tromso

Tromso (No.), July 06, 2015 The knock-out stages start at the Open EC in Tromso with today’s Round of 16 and Quarter Finals in the Open section. Team Orange White was the first qualifier from the Round Robin. Pressroom-manager Jan Swaan made a small VIDEO of the Dutchies (Danny Molenaar and Tim Verbeek) playing against the... read more