List of bridge competitions and awards

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Bridge, or more formally contract bridge, is a trick-taking card game of skill and chance played by four players.

World Championships[edit]

World Bridge Federation[edit]

World Bridge Championships[1] conducted by the World Bridge Federation

  • "World Bridge Games"[13] or Bridge at the World Mind Sports Games (quadrennial, next 2016)
    • World Masters Individual[14] —from 1992 Open and Women (Juniors 2000 only)
    • World Team Olympiad[15] —1960–2004 national teams events; Open and Women incorporated in the Games 2008 and "Senior International Cup" continued as a non-medal event
    • World Mixed Teams Championship[16][17] —1962/72/74, 1996–2004, continued as a non-medal event beside the Games 2008
    • Youth events covered below
  • World Par Championship —sanctioned by WBF 1961 and 1963, by Culbertson 1932–1941

Youth[edit]

WBF[18][19][20]

Junior Pairs (under 26) is the oldest event, from 1995, biennial in odd years[21]
Junior Teams (under 26) is the oldest event, from 1987; biennial now in even years with Olympic years incorporated in the WMSG from 2008[22]
As of 2011-08 University teams are also covered in the Junior Teams article.
  • World University Bridge Championships —2000 and biennial from 2004 (at the table); from 2009, annual (online)[23][24]

Others[edit]

Great Britain[edit]

Events conducted by Bridge Great Britain:

  • Gold Cup — the annual open British Knock Out Teams of Four Championship[25]
  • Home International Series, comprising the
    • Camrose Trophy — annual competition among England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland[26]
    • Women's Teams - the Lady Milne Trophy
    • The Senior Camrose for the Teltscher Trophy
    • The Junior Camrose for players aged under 25 years
    • The Peggy Bayer Trophy for players aged under 20 years

North America[edit]

Europe[edit]

Other[edit]

Player competitions and awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Championships & Events. World Bridge Federation (WBF). Confirmed 2011-07-10.
  2. ^ World Team Championships. WBF. Confirmed 2011-07-10.
  3. ^ World Transnational Open Team Championship. WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  4. ^ World Bridge Series Championships. WBF. Confirmed 2011-07-10.
  5. ^ World Open KO Teams to Date. WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  6. ^ World Women KO Teams to Date. WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  7. ^ World Senior KO Teams to Date. WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  8. ^ World Open Pairs Championships to Date. WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  9. ^ World Women Pairs Championships to Date. WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  10. ^ World Senior Pairs Championships to Date. WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  11. ^ World Mixed Pairs Championships to Date. WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  12. ^ (World IMP Pairs Championships to Date). WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
    (This is difficult to find by WBF site navigation because it is a tertiary event in the "Series". Its world championship status is dubitable.)
  13. ^ World Bridge Games. WBF. Confirmed 2011-07-10.
  14. ^ World Masters Individual. WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10. (Biennial 1992–2000 then quad.)
  15. ^ World Team Olympiad. WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  16. ^ World Mixed Teams Championships to Date (1 of 2). WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
  17. ^ World Mixed Teams Championships to Date (2 of 2). WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-10.
    WBF does not list the 1972 event. Source?
  18. ^ Youth Bridge program overview. WBF. Confirmed 2011-09-01.
  19. ^ Youth Bridge. World and lower-level events. WBF Youth Committee. Retrieved 2011-09-01.
  20. ^ World Youth Congress. WBF. Confirmed 2011-09-01.
  21. ^ World Junior MP Pairs Championship to Date. WBF. Confirmed 2011-09-01.
  22. ^ World Youth Team Championships to Date. WBF. Retrieved 2011-07-11. —U26 from 1987, U21 from 2004, Girls from 2010
  23. ^ University Bridge program overview. WBF. Retrieved 2011-09-01.
  24. ^ University Bridge in the World. Includes tournament results. By Kuba Kasprzak, Poland. Retrieved 2011-09-01.
    See also Facebook account 'Uni bridge'.
  25. ^ Gold Cup: Introduction. Bridge Great Britain. Retrieved 2011-07-11. — sibling pages cover 2011/2012 administration
  26. ^ Home Internationals: a brief history. By Patrick Jourdain. Bridge Great Britain. Retrieved 2011-07-11. "The Camrose" is the open teams event.
  27. ^ United States Bridge Federation. USBF. Retrieved 2011-07-11. — covers team trials beginning 2006 (Open, Women, Senior, Junior, University).
  28. ^ European Bridge League Competitions. EBL. Retrieved 2011-07-11. —awarding the title of 'European Champion'
  29. ^ Warren Buffett Bridge Cup. Official site. Confirmed 2011-07-10.
  30. ^ The Cavendish Invitational. Bridge Winners. Confirmed 2011-07-10.
  31. ^ Sunday Times Pairs Confirmed 2011-07-12.