Chennai and Panaji (India) to host World Bridge Championship 2015
For the first time, India will host the World Bridge Championship for Bermuda Bowl (men) and Venice Cup (women) in 2015. About 550 players from 66 countries are expected to be seen in action in this world meet.
Cities short-listed to host the World Bridge Championship: Chennai, Tamil Nadu and Panaji, Goa.
About World Bridge Team Championship
- Conducted by World Bridge Federation (WBF) in every two years.
- WBF President: Gianrrigo Rona of Italy.
- Bridge Federation of India (BFI) President: N R Kirubakara Moorthy.
- Premier tournament in international bridge and sees the top teams from each geographic region competing against one another for the Bermuda Bowl trophy.
In addition, there are separate trophies for the top women`s team as well as the top senior team (D`Orsi Trophy) globally.
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