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Dr. Entsho Wladow (Elisabeth van Ettinger)

After The Lausanne Ruling

Lausanne (Sw.), July 22, 2014 After the Ruling of the Lausanne Appeal Committee dated July 16th, 2014 whereby the AC confimed the ban from play against Dr. Entscho Wladow and Dr. Michael Elinescu as initially stated in a Hearing by the WBF Disciplinary Committee in Dallas in March of this year, the WBF gave us further... read more

Grand Nationals Teams to Coren

Las Vegas (NV), July 21, 2014 Yesterday two national events were decided at the Summer NABC in Las Vegas (NV). The Grand National Teams Championships were won by District 9. Jeff Meckstroth, Eric Rodwell, Michael Seamon, Richard Coren, Kevin Bathurst, Kevin Dwyer and non-playing captain Jodi Coren defeated in the finals Team... read more
2014 Grand National Teasm Winners
Patrick Grenthe (EBL)

French President Wins Deauville Pairs

Deauville (Fr.), July 21, 2014 In bridge, like in most sports, it rarely happens that a board member of a national sport organization is a top player at the same time. France however is the exception. Patrick Grenthe, the President of the French Bridge Federation, has several big senior titles behind his name, amongst others a... read more

Disciplinary Matters

Lausanne (Sw.), July 18, 2014 The World Bridge Federation published a Press Release regarding the Ruling of the WBF Appeal Tribunal, Lausanne, 16th July 2014. `On 23 March 2014 the Disciplinary Commission of the WBF found two German players, Mr. Michael Elinescu and Mr. Entscho Wladow guilty of cheating by exchanging... read more
WBF Disciplinary Matters

Cheating Confirmed in Doctors Case

Lausanne (Sw.), July 16, 2014 Today a special Appeal Committee of the World Bridge Federation confirmed the Ruling of the WBF Disciplinary Committee as held in Dallas last March regarding the ‘Doctors Case’. It was not an easy decision because it took the Appeal Committee about eight hours to come to its verdict. In Dallas the... read more

EBL Under Scrutiny

The Hague (NL), July 15, 2014 Several European countries have expressed serious concerns regarding the elections of the Presidential and Executive Board of the European Bridge League. These elections were held on June 29, 2014 in Opatija, Croatia during the European Bridge Teams Championships. In their letters Denmark, The... read more
EBL Executive (EBL)
Fit bids

Fit bids online

Clearwater (Fl.) / The Hague (NL.), July 15, 2014 Today we have put our latest Topic ‘Fit bids’ online. Read all about it in our Topic No. 47 written by Eric Rodwell, anchorman of NewInBridge. A ‘fit bid’ is one that shows support for partner’s suit. The focus in this topic will be on three types of fit bids: 1. Fit showing jumps in competition; 2... read more