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Palace Cup-2014

Lightner-Double- of-the-Day

Warshaw (Pol.), August 28, 2014 From August 26 till 29, 2014 the Palace Cup is held at ‘Centrum Konferencyjno-Wystawiennicze Pałac Prymasowski in Warsaw (Poland), with the support of Casino Palace and bridge.24. The main event is the invitational tournament Top-16 with the participation of world stars like Balicki, Bertheau,... read more

Monaco Cavendish Predictions

Monte Carlo (Mon.), August 27, 2014 The Cavendish Calcutta, the world’s biggest money event in bridge, will soon take off in Monaco. The Cavendish Teams are held on Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd September 2014. So far 15 strong teams have registered. The Cavendish Pairs are scheduled from Wednesday the 3rd till Friday the 5th.... read more
Monaco Cavendish NIB Predictions
 Norway takes Junior Gold in Istanbul (WBF)

Norway takes Junior Gold in Istanbul

Istanbul (Tur.), August 24, 2014 At the 15th World Youth Bridge Teams Championships in Istanbul, Turkey the Juniors' finals proved to be pretty exciting. The defending champions, The Netherlands, began the last session 9.5 imps in the lead, but Norway won that set by 63 imps to 10 – over 14 boards! - to triumph by 203 imps to 159.... read more

The WC Youth Finals in Istanbul

Istanbul (Tur.), August 22, 2014 The finals of the 15th World Bridge Youth Championships in Istanbul, Turkey are played today and tomorrow over a total of 84 boards. In the Junior division The Netherlands – the current World Junior Champion – is facing Norway, in the Youth section it is Sweden versus USA1 and China is playing... read more
 The WC Youth Finals in Istanbul
uBid Beta Launched

uBid Beta Launched

The Hague (NL), August 18, 2014 NewInBridge just launched uBid, an app on bidding. With uBid you practice and improve your bidding skills. You can bid 24/7 as many hands as you like with multiple partners at the same time. uBid is great fun; the hands are designed by a team of world bridge champions and star rated (***World Class... read more

Poles win Riga to Jurmala Open Pairs

Riga (Let.), August 18, 2014 After five days of bridge, the 8th bridge tournament “Riga Invites to Jūrmala” finished with the Open Pairs tournament. 63 Pairs played the 3-session tournament, 24 boards each session. Winners with 59,93 % were Polish grand masters Apolinary Kowalski and Jerzy Russyan, second place went to Karlis... read more
2014 Riga Organizer Maija Romanovska, Apolinary Kowalsky, Jezry Russyan, Karlis
2014-WC Youth Istanbul


Istanbul (Tur.), August 17, 2014 In Istanbul, Turkey, the World Youth Championships (Juniors, Younsters, Girls and Kids) are approaching its final stages. Nothing is decided yet but quite a few interesting hands could be noticed already. So far one of the biggest swings proved to be board no. 8 of round robin 13 (diagrammed board... read more