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3rd World Youth Open Championship, Atlanta

The first inforamtion letter about the World Youth Championships has been published by the President. Please click here to download it.

World Bridge Championships, Indonesia

The first Information letter about the World Championships has now been published, and can be downloaded here, and the list of hotels is here.

WBF VP Scales

The new WBF VP Scales have been published, and can be downloaded here

2nd SportAccord World Mind Games

Featuring the world's top athletes in the respective fields, the second edition of the SportAccord World Mind Games will take place at theBeijing International Convention Center, in Beijing, China, 12-19 December 2012 - the same place where the inaugural SportAccord World Mind Games were held last year.

As usual, five mind sports will participate in the SportAccord World Mind GamesBridgeChessDraughtsGo and Xiang Qi (Chinese chess). The Bridge players will use the Standard Generali Convention Card for this event.

Some 150 top athletes are expected to com­pete in the event which is supported by IMSA and will be accompanied by a cultural program. Winners, medallists and players will receive attractive prize money de­pend­ing on their results.

IMSA is the International Mind Sports Association. SportAccord is the umbrella organisation for all (Olympic and non-Olympic) inter­national sports federations as well as organisers of multi-sports games and sport-related international associations.


New World Simultaneous Pairs in support of Youth Bridge

There are to be four new Simultaneous Pairs launched to support Youth Bridge and raise much needed funds for assisting countries in the development of this vital sector of Bridge. More ...

2012 World Mind Sport Games

Lille hosted the 2nd World Mind Sport Games which incorporates the 14th World Bridge Games (formerly the World Teams Olympiad) and the World Transnational Mixed Teams Championship. More ...

2012 World Youth Championships

The 2012 World Youth Bridge Championships were held in Tai Cang, China, from 25th July - 4th August 2012. The results and bulletins can all be found here ... and the convention cards used are here ...

2012 Online Women's Bridge Festival

The 2012 Online Women's Bridge Festival will be held from 16th - 22nd April 2012. Click here to download the letter about the event that was sent to the players and click here for the WBF Women's Website with all the information about this lovely event just for women players.

2012 World University Championships

The 2012 World University Championships will be held in Reims, France, from 9th - 15th July 2012. Click here for more information and details of how entries must be handled.


Click here to download the first information letter from the WBF President.

The WBF / ECats Charity Pairs

Our annual Charity Pairs will be played over 7 days starting on Monday 23rd January 2012, with different hands each day. Do join us if you can - click here for more information and details of how to enter.

Important announcements following the 2011 World Bridge Championships

The following announcements were made following the Championships in Eindhoven:

The WBF Dress Code was approved
The WBF Disciplinary Code was approved
The WBF Anti-Betting Regulations were approved
The WBF TD Regulations were approved
The WBF TD Register was approved

In addition the following Minutes were published:
WBF Laws Committee, 18 October &
WBF Laws Committee 20 October
Invitation from the WBF concerning the 2017 Laws

Agreement Signed for 2013 World Bridge Teams Championship.

On Saturday 21st May, Mr. Dahlan Iskan, President of the Indonesia Bridge Federation and Mr. Gianarrigo Rona, WBF President, signed the agreement to hold the 2013 World Bridge Championships in Bali. Read more

Archive information from past WBF Championships

Veldhoven 2011
Philadelphia 2010
Brazil 2009
Beijing 2008