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Daily Bridge News | Conventions by Eric Rodwell

Interview with lawyer Fantunes

‘I cannot stand cheating’

Barcelona (Sp.), April 26, 2016 It has been almost nine months since the bridge world has been confronted with what seems to be the biggest scandal in its history. Among others, Fulvio Fantoni and Claudio Nunes – the number 1 and 2 players of the World Bridge Federation  – have been accused of cheating. The uproar even... read more

Hasenson-Sherman Claim English Pairs

Aylesbury (Engl.), April 23, 2016 Peter Hasenson & David Sherman (both Middlesex) have claimed the National Pairs title, winning the national final which took place on 16th & 17th April. The national finals featured 50 pairs who qualified from nine regional finals which took place in March.  Hasenson – a well known... read more
Hasenson-Sherman Win English Pairs (EBU)
Bulgarian Open team 2016

New Bulgarian Open Team

Sofia (Bul.), April 11, 2016 Stamatov - Danailov, Tsonchev - Marashev, Mihov - Stefanov are going to represent Bulgaria in Euro 2016, Budapest. The Bulgarian Open Team Trials for the 2016 European Teams Championship in Budapest, Hungary were held on march 31 to April 3rd in Sofia, Bulgaria. The format was - a team event,... read more

Hot Play-of-the-Day

Paris (Fr.), February 03, 2016 Last weekend the finals of the Division National 1, the French Team Championships, were played at the headquarters of the French Bridge Federation in Paris. The title went to the team of Franck Riehm (-Michel Duguet, Lionel Sebbane-Cédric Lorenzini, Alain Lévy-Frédérick Volcker). Riehm won by 201-... read more
Riehm takes DN1 (Agnès Fabre) Cup 2016 Cup 2016

Warsaw (Pol.), January 27, 2016 Bridge24, the Polish website for competitive bridge players, will organize a prestigious event, the Bridge24.PL Cup on March 29th - April 3rd 2016. Location is the Warsaw Marriott Hotel.  Three tournaments are scheduled: a Pro-Am, a Teams and a Pairs Tournament. Info:  marek.wojcicki@... read more

Bareket Is New Israeli Open Team

Raanana (Isr.), December 27, 2015 The Israeli Open Team Trials for the 2016 European Teams Championship in Budapest, Hungary were held during December 23-26, in Raanana. The winners were team Bareket (Ilan Bareket, Assaf Lengy, Yaniv Zack, Michael Barel, Amir Levin, Yossi Roll).  Two weeks earlier the same team also won the... read more
Bareket Is New Israeli Open Team (Ilan Shezifi)
JC Allavena, Monaco Winter Championships

Guess The Third Monaco Pair

Monte Carlo (Mon.), December 08, 2015 Next February Monaco will host the first edition of the European Winter Games, an event organised by the EBL in partnership with the Monaco Bridge Federation and sponsored by Pierre Zimmermann. Laura Camponeschi spoke with Jean-Charles Allavena, President of the Monaco Bridge Federation, to find... read more