Giorgio Duboin

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Giorgio Duboin (born September 30, 1959 in Turin, Italy) is an Italian professional bridge player. He has won four world teams championships along with six consecutive European teams championships and a seventh European in 2010. For many years his regular partner was Norberto Bocchi; now he plays primarily with Antonio Sementa.

As of April 2011 Duboin ranks number 3 among Open World Grand Masters[1] and he has been number one.[2]

Bridge accomplishments[edit]

Honors[edit]

  • Sidney H. Lazard Jr. Sportsmanship Award 2008

Awards[edit]

  • C & R Motors Award (The Best Played Hand of the Year) 2008
  • Gidwani Family Trust Award (The Best Defence of the Year) 2007

Wins[edit]

  • Bermuda Bowl (1) 2005
  • World Open Team Olympiad (2) 2000, 2004
  • World Mind Sports Games (1) 2008 — successor to the quadrennial Olympiad
  • Rosenblum Cup (1) 2002
  • North American Bridge Championships (9)
  • European Championships (10)
    • Open Teams (7) 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010
    • EBL Champions' Cup (1) 2002
    • Mixed Teams (1) 2002
    • Junior Pairs (1) 1980
  • European Union/European Community Bridge League (5)
    • Open Teams (1) 1983
    • Open Pairs (3) 1985, 1987, 1996
    • Junior Teams (1) 1979
  • Italian Championships (22)
    • Open Teams (10) 1982, 1987, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004
    • Open Cup (6) 1983, 1990, 1991, 1997, 1998, 2000
    • Club Teams Championships (2) 2004, 2007
    • Mixed Teams (2) 1980, 2008
    • Junior Teams (2) 1978, 1984
  • Other notable wins:
    • Forbo-Krommenie Nations Cup (1) 2002
    • Forbo-Krommenie International Teams (2) 2001, 2002
    • White House International Top Teams (2) 2006, 2008
    • Politiken World Pairs (1) 2000

Runner-ups[edit]

  • Bermuda Bowl (2) 2003, 2009
  • North American Bridge Championships (6)
  • European Championships (2)
    • Open Pairs (1) 1999
    • Junior Teams (1) 1984
  • European Union/European Community Bridge League (1)
    • Open Teams (1) 1996
  • Italian Championships (18)
    • Open Teams (9) 1984, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999, 2005, 2007, 2009
    • Open Cup (2) 1989, 1996
    • Club Teams Championships (3) 2005, 2006, 2008
    • Mixed Teams (3) 1995, 1996, 2006
    • Junior Teams (1) 1982
  • Other notable 2nd places:
    • Buffett Cup (1) 2006
    • IOC Grand Prix (1) 2000
    • Forbo-Krommenie Nations Cup (2) 2000, 2001
    • White House International Top Teams (1) 2004

References[edit]

  1. ^ Open World Grand Masters (table). World Bridge Federation.
  2. ^ Ibid. Confirmed 2010-11-07.

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