Sanya to host 14th World Bridge Series Championships in Oct 2014
The 14th World Bridge Series Championships are to be held in Sanya in October 2014, according to an agreement which the president of China Bridge Association Xiang Huaicheng and president of World Bridge Federation Mr Rona signed on July 24th in Sanya.
According to experts, the 2014 World Bridge Series Championships is expected to attract nearly 2,000 players from all over the world to compete in Sanya thanks to its international influence and reputation.
The World Bridge Series Championships was first held in 1962 and subsequently held in non-leap even years by the World Bridge Federation, it has previously only been held in Europe and the USA.
It consists of several sets of championships including World Open Knockout Teams, the Rosenblum Cup, World Women’s Knockout Teams, the McConnell Cup, World Senior’s Knockout Teams, the Rand Cup, World Mixed Swiss Teams, World Mixed Pairs, World Open Pairs, World Women Pairs, World Senior Pairs and the Hiron Trophy.
All of the world championships are open in the sense that entrants do not represent geographic zones or nations, and are allowed to team up freely.