Contract Bridge For the World
Make your plans now to join bridge players from
about 100 nations at the 2010 World Bridge
Series in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
USA from October 1st to 16th, 2010.
The World Bridge Federation (WBF -
www.worldbridge.org) and United States
Bridge Federation (USBF - www.usbf.org) are
pleased to announce that the world bridge
championship will return to the United States for
the first time in 16 years.
Thousands of the world’s best bridge players will compete for
eleven world titles. In addition, to attract players of varied
skill levels, Regional Championships will be staged throughout
the tournament, awarding both WBF and ACBL master points.
Furthermore, an exciting Junior program for players under 21
and under 26 years old will further encourage widespread
participation in the world’s greatest card game.
A variety of Championships will be open to all bridge
enthusiasts, with Transnational entries permitted
in all events - except junior - (see schedule and entry
fees). Pre-registration is highly encouraged
(www.worldbridge.org/registration), with significant
discounts provided for players staying at a designated
host hotels (see Host Hotels). For
Championship events, game times will be 10:30 am
and 3:30 pm, allowing for a leisurely dinner and other
entertainment at night. Various regional events will be
offered at the same game times. Elegant Opening and Closing
ceremonies will also be open to all (with no additional fee for
Championship event entrants), as well as a live vu-graph show.
Don’t miss the bridge tournament of 2010, in America’s birthplace
of “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness”.
Philadelphia will be great! Make your plans now.