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Italy (with Bocchi and Versace) winner of 2013 Bermuda Bowl

Bocchi and Versace are critical of WBF

Sanya (China), October 30, 2014 After coming back from the World Championships in Sanya, China, Italian stars Alfredo Versace and Norberto Bocchi have agreed to grant an interview to Laura Camponeschi, NIB’s Italian correspondent.  Their purpose is to send a message about the future of the bridge world, but they could not... read more
 

Music Does The Job

Sanya (China), October 29, 2014 For bridge lovers outside Israel not so much is known about Inon Liran and Udi Friedlander, the new World Open Pairs Champions. Insiders however know more of course. Inon has been playing the cello in orchestras for about 15 years and Udi is an excellent pianist. So does music do the job? In a way... read more
Inon Liran (left and Udi Friedlander
 
Open Pairs Podium Sanya (Marc van Beijsterveldt)

Sanya Pairs Podium

Sanya (China), October 26, 2014 The last stage of the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series in Sanya, China, was all about pairs. The pictures show the medal giving ceremonies for the three different world championships. Open: gold, Ehu Friedlander and Inon Liran from Israel. Silver, Jacek Kalita and Michal Nowosadzki from Poland.... read more
 

China Dominates Womens Pairs

Sanya (China), October 25, 2014 At the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series in Sanya, China, Shu Liu and Tao Zhou won the gold in the Women World Championships Pairs. The silver medal was for another Chinese pair: Yan Huang and Lin Gan. The bronze went to Suci Amita Dewi and Kristina Wahyu Murniati from Indonesia. read more
China Dominates Womens Pairs
 
Liran (left) and Friedland after winning the WC Pairs (Marc v. Beijsterveldt)

Israelis Grab Pairs World Championship

Sanya (China), October 25, 2014 At the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series in Sanya, China, Ehu Friedlander and Inon Liran from Israel have won the title in the open pairs world championships. The margin of the pair was almost three percent to the runners-up Jacek Kalita and Michal Nowosadzki from Poland; quite impressive in such a... read more
 

Lasut and Manoppo Win Seniors

Lasut and Manoppo Win Seniors WC, October 25, 2014 At the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series in Sanya, China Henky Lasut and Eddy Manoppo from Indonesia are the new World Champions in the seniors pairs. Their percentage of 55.33 was sufficient to win the Rand Cup and stay ahead of the field. As runners-up finished Hemant Lall and Reese Milner from... read more
Lasut (left) and Manoppo Win Seniors WC (Elisabeth van Ettinger)
 

French Pair On Lead

Sanya (China), October 24, 2014 Tomorrow is the last day at the 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series in Sanya, China. Then the world pairs championships will be decided. Half way the finals a Frenche pair is on lead in the open section: Cédric Lorenzini-Thomas Bessis, followed by Ehud Friedlander-Inon Liran from Israel. So far the... read more