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Night of the Stars Stuffed with World Class Players

Night of the Stars Stuffed with World Class Players

London (UK), November 10, 2015 The ninth and final Night of the Stars charity bridge Pro-Am will take place in London on Thursday 25 February 2016.  The Night of the Stars is an extremely good natured and social event.   It is a chance for all bridge players to join together to raise money for charity by playing... read more

EBL Presents Expert Panel

Lausanne (Sw.), October 14, 2015 Today the European Bridge League has published the following statement on its website: “The Investigation Committee has now completed the first phase of its brief in relation to the three pairs already notified. Evidence files have been completed and presented to the pairs involved for their... read more

Fisher-Schwartz call for WBF investigation

Tel Aviv (Isr.), October 12, 2015 Regarding the bridge cheating scandal Avital Sahar from Israel, the media advisor to Lotan Fisher and Ron Schwartz, has released the following: ‘Bridge champions Fisher and Schwartz call for a WBF investigation against the perpetrators of the false smear campaign against them. In light of the... read more

Gawrys Does Not Care

Chennai (India), October 10, 2015 Right after his victory in the Bermuda Bowl NewInBridge took the opportunity to interview Piotr Gawrys. Interesting enough Mr. Gawrys stated that he doesn’t care that he will be stripped of his gold medal if his countrymen Balicki and Zmudzinski will be found guilty of cheating. Mr. Gawrys feels... read more
Gawrys Does Not Care
Poland grabs Bermuda Bowl (Elisabeth van Ettinger)

Poland grabs Bermuda Bowl

Chennai (India), October 10, 2015 In a close and very exciting final Poland grabbed the Bermuda Bowl beating Sweden. After 128 boards the result was 307.5 to 293 in favour of the Poles. With only 19 years old Polish Michal Klukowski is the youngest Bermuda Bowl winner in the history of bridge. Soon an interview with his partner,... read more

Gold to France and USA1 in Chennai

Chennai (India), October 10, 2015   At the World Bridge Championships in Chennai, India France has won the Venice Cup and USA1 the D’Orsi Seniors Bowl. In a 96 board final the French women beat USA2 by 156.7 to 142. The match was always close. England won the bronze medal. In their final the seniors of USA1 beat Sweden by 263... read more
France Winner of the Venice Cup in Chennai (WBF)
Ehud Friedlander In Chennai

Ehud In Chennai

Chennai (India), October 10, 2015 Originally Ehud Friedlander and Inon Liran, the World Pairs Champions from Sanya 2014,  were scheduled to play for Israel in India. Due to the Fisher-Schwartz cheating case the Israeli open team decided to withdraw from the Bermuda Bowl. Still Friedlander and Liran are here in Chennai... read more