Norwegian youngsters at the World Bridge Championships

An excited bunch of kids the evening before the tournament started As you may recall, in our July newsletter, we told you about 12 young Norwegians participating in the Lyon World Bridge Championships. The Norwegian Bridge Federation used, amongst others, the income from the NBF tournaments held on Funbridge in May, to sponsor them. They kindly gave us their permission to share the article they wrote about the event and…

World Bridge Championships 2017 in Lyon

Lyon to become the world capital of bridge in 2017 Lyon will host the next 2017 World Bridge Championships organised by the French Bridge Federation (the second-largest federation after the USA) and the World Bridge Federation. The Championships will be held at the Cité Centre de Congrès of Lyon from 12th to 26th August 2017. For the first time in this competition, all age groups will be represented, from school…

The “Girls” have won the World Youth Teams Championships! Jérôme Rombaut tells us everything!

This year, the 15th World Championships were held in Istanbul from 13th to 23rd August, and we can say that everything went quite well for the “Girls” of the French team and their coach, Jérôme Rombaut. Jérôme comments on this highly emotional week. The members of our group were: Jennifer Mourges – 23 years old, from Mont de Marsan, a bridge teacher. Anne-Laure Tartarin – 24 years old, from Thiais,…

World Team Championships results

From 16 to 29 September 2013, the World Team Championships 2013 where held  in Bali, Indonesia. Highlights of this 41st edition can be found at the federation website, the Facebook page , the Youtube channel, or the photogallery (these websites and videos are in english). Main results for teams through the different stages are available here. Daily bulletins (in english) of this 41st edition can be accessed by clicking on this…

World Team Championships 2013

From 16 to 29 September 2013 occur the World Team Championships 2013. This 41th edition takes place in Bali, Indonesia.   For the occasion, the organizers offer several ways to follow these championships: – A website: www.worldbridge.org – A Facebook page: World Bridge Federation – A Youtube channel: WBF Official – A photogallery: Photos album (The websites and videos are in English) Quarterfinals of the championship takes place from  Tuesday 24, to today, Wednesday 25. The…