Austrian Bridge Federation
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The Austrian Bridge Federation (German: Österreichischer Bridgesportverband) is the national organization charged with regulating and promoting the card game of bridge in Austria. Its headquarters are in Vienna, and there are four regional federations (Landesverbände). The current president is Doris Fischer. There are also three vice-presidents. During the years preceding World War II, Austria was one of the strongest bridge nations. It is one of the oldest bridge federations in the world; in 2012, it had about 2,450 members.
Board of directors
- President : Doris Fischer
- Vice-president : Georg Engl (Region West)
- Vice-president : Jörg Eichhölzer (Region East), captain of the federation
- Vice-president : Helmuth Ölsinger (Region South)
The federation was founded in 1929 by Paul Stern (1892–1948), who was also its first president.
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