List of contract bridge governing bodies

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International and multi-national[edit]

Federation Acronym WBF
Zone
Seat Countries Members Website
World Bridge Federation WBF   Switzerland 112 www.worldbridge.org
European Bridge League EBL 1   Switzerland 46 384,186 www.eurobridge.org
American Contract Bridge League ACBL 2  United States 3 170,606 www.acbl.org
South American Bridge Federation
(Confederación Sudamericana de Bridge)
CSB 3 10 3,575 www.confsudbridge.org
Bridge Federation of Asia & the Middle East BFAME 4 11 7,307 www.bfame.org
Central American & Caribbean Bridge Federation CACABF 5 14 895 www.cacbf.com
Asia Pacific Bridge Federation APBF 6 12 59,242 www.pabf.org
South Pacific Bridge Federation SPBF 7  New Zealand 4 51,420
African Bridge Federation ABF 8  Egypt 12 6,086 www.africanbridgefederation.net

Note: member numbers as at 19 Dec 2016 (source: WBF website)

National[edit]

Europe[edit]

European Bridge League
Country Organization Acronym Website
 Albania Albanian Bridge Federation ALBF www.albaniabridge.com
 Austria Austrian Bridge Federation
(Österreichischer Bridgesportverband)
ÖBV www.bridgeaustria.at
 Belarus Belarus Contract Bridge Union
(Белорусский союз спортивного бриджа)
BCBU www.sportbridge.by
 Belgium Royal Belgian Bridge Federation RBBF www.rbbf.be
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Bridge Federation BHBF
 Bulgaria Bulgarian Bridge Federation BuBF www.bridge.bg
 Croatia Croatian Bridge Federation
(Hrvatski Bridž Savez)
CrBF www.bridge.hr
 Cyprus Cyprus Bridge Federation
(Κυπριακή Ομοσπονδία Μπριτζ)
CyBF www.cyprusbridge.org
 Czech Republic Czech Bridge Federation
(Český bridžový svaz)
CzBF www.bridge.cz/cbs/
 Denmark Danish Bridge Federation
(Danmarks Bridgeforbund)
DBf www.bridge.dk
 England English Bridge Union EBU www.ebu.co.uk
 Estonia Estonian Tournament Bridge League
(Eesti Turniiribridžiliit)
ETBF www.bridge.ee
 Faroe Islands Faroese Bridge Federation
(Føroya Bridgesamband)
FBS www.bridge.fo
 Finland Bridge League of Finland
(Suomen Bridgeliitto)
SBL www.bridgefinland.fi
 France French Bridge Federation
(Fédération Française de Bridge)
FFB www.ffbridge.asso.fr
 Georgia Georgian Bridge Federation GBF
 Germany German Bridge Federation
(Deutscher Bridge-Verband)
DBV www.bridge-verband.de
 Greece Greek Bridge Federation
(Ελληνική Ομοσπονδία Μπριτζ)
ΕΟΜ www.hellasbridge.org
 Hungary Hungarian Bridge Federation
(Magyar Bridzs Szövetség)
MBSZ bridzs.hu
 Iceland Icelandic Bridge Federation
(Bridgesamband Íslands)
BI www.bridge.is
 Ireland Irish Bridge Union IBU cbai.ie/i-b-u/i-b-u-overview/
 Israel Israel Bridge Federation
(התאגדות ישראלית לברידג')
IBF www.bridge.co.il
 Italy Italian Bridge Federation
(Federazione Italiana Gioco Bridge)
FIGB www.federbridge.it
 Latvia Latvian Bridge Federation
(Latvijas Bridža Federācija)
LBF www.bridge.lv
 Lebanon Lebanese Bridge Federation
(Fédération Libanaise de Bridge)
FLB bridgeliban.com
 Lithuania Lithuanian Bridge Association
(Lietuvos Sportinio Bridžo Asociacija)
LBA www.sportbridge.lt
 Luxembourg Luxembourg Bridge Federation
(Fédération Luxembourgeoise de Bridge)
FLuB www.bridge.lu
 Malta Malta Bridge Association MBA www.maltabridgeassociation.com
 Monaco Monegasque Bridge Federation
(Fédération Monégasque de Bridge)
FMB www.federation-bridge.mc
 Netherlands Dutch Bridge Federation
(Nederlandse Bridge Bond)
NBB www.bridge.nl
 Norway Norwegian Bridge Federation
(Norsk Bridgeforbund)
NBF www.bridge.no
 Poland Polish Bridge Union
(Polski Związek Brydża Sportowego)
PBU www.pzbs.pl
 Portugal Portuguese Bridge Federation
(Federação Portuguesa de Bridge)
FPB www.fpbridge.webs.com
 Romania Romanian Bridge Federation
(Federația Română de Bridge)
FRB www.frbridge.ro
 Russia Russian Bridge Federation
(Федерация спортивного бриджа России)
ФСБР www.bridgesport.ru
 Scotland Scottish Bridge Union SBU www.sbu.org.uk
 Serbia Bridge Association of Serbia
(Bridž Savez Srbije)
BSS www.bridgeserbia.org
 Slovakia Slovak Bridge Association
(Slovenský bridžový zväz)
SvBF www.bridgeclub.sk
 Slovenia Slovenia Bridge Federation
(Bridge Zveza Slovenije)
BZS www.bridge-zveza.si
 Spain Spanish Bridge Association
(Asociación Española de Bridge)
AEB www.aebridge.com
 San Marino San Marino National Bridge Federation
(Federazione Nazionale Sammarinese Bridge)
BFSM
 Sweden Swedish Bridge Federation
(Svenska Bridgeförbundet)
SBF www.svenskbridge.se
  Switzerland Swiss Bridge Federation
(Fédération Suisse de Bridge)
FSB www.fsbridge.ch
 Turkey Turkish Bridge Federation
(Türkíye Bríç Federasyonu)
TBF www.tbricfed.org.tr
 Ukraine Ukrainian Bridge Federation UBF
 Wales Welsh Bridge Union WBU welshbridgeunion.org

North America[edit]

American Contract Bridge League
Country Organization Acronym Website
 Canada Canadian Bridge Federation CBF www.cbf.ca
 Mexico Mexican Bridge Federation
(Federacion Mexicana de Bridge)
FMB
 United States United States Bridge Federation USBF www.usbf.org

South America[edit]

Confederación Sudamericana de Bridge
Country Organization Acronym Website
 Argentina Argentinian Bridge Association
(Asociación del Bridge Argentino)
ABA www.aba.org.ar
 Bolivia Bolivian Bridge Association
(Asociación Boliviana de Bridge)
ABB
 Brazil Brazilian Bridge Federation
(Federação Brasileira de Bridge)
BBF www.bridge.esp.br
 Chile Chilean Bridge Association
(Federación Chilena de Bridge)
FChB www.fcb.cl
 Colombia Colombian Bridge Association
(Federación de Clubes de Bridge de Colombia)
FCB
 Ecuador Ecuadorian Bridge Federation
FEB
 Paraguay Paraguayan Bridge Association
(Asociación Paraguaya de Bridge)
APrB
 Peru Peruvian Bridge Federation
(Federación Deportiva Peruana de Bridge)
FDPB
 Uruguay Uruguayan Bridge Association
(Asociación Uruguaya de Bridge)
AUB www.aubridge.org
 Venezuela Venezuelan Bridge Federation
(Federación Venezolana de Bridge)
FVB www.bridgevenezuela.com

Asia[edit]

Bridge Federation of Asia & the Middle East
Country Organization Acronym Website
 Bahrain Bahrain Bridge Committee BBC
 Bangladesh Bangladesh Bridge Federation BngBF www.bbf-bd.com
 India Bridge Federation of India BFI bfi.net.in
 Jordan Jordan Bridge Federation
(للإتحاد الأردني للبردج)
JBA www.jordanbridgefederation.com
 Kuwait Kuwait Mind Sports Association KMSA
 Pakistan Pakistan Bridge Federation PBF
 Palestine Palestine Bridge Federation PaBF
 Qatar Qatar Bridge Association QBA
 Sri Lanka Bridge Federation of Sri Lanka BFSL
 Syria Syrian Bridge Association SBA
 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Bridge Federation UAEBF

Central America and the Caribbean[edit]

Central American and Caribbean Bridge Federation
Country Organization Acronym Website
 Barbados Barbados Bridge League BrBL www.barbadosbridge.org
 Bermuda Bermuda Bridge Federation BrmBF www.bermudabridge.com
 Costa Rica Bridge Association of Costa Rica
(Asociación Recreativa Nacional de Bridge de Costa Rica)
ARNB
 Cuba Cuba Bridge Association
CBA
 Dominica Dominica Bridge Federation DBF
 Grenada Grenada Bridge Federation GrBF
 Guadeloupe Guadeloupe Bridge Federation
(Comité de Bridge de Guadeloupe)
GuBF
 Guatemala Guatemala Bridge Association
(Asociación Guatemalteca de Bridge)
AGB
 Jamaica Jamaica Bridge Association JaBA
 Martinique Martinique Bridge District
(District de Bridge de la Martinique)
DBM
 Panama Panama Bridge Association
(Asociación Panamena de Bridge)
APnB
 Suriname Suriname Bridge League
(Surinaamse Bridge Bond)
SBB
 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad & Tobago Contract Bridge Association TTCBA www.bridgewebs.com/trinidadtobago
 United States Virgin Islands Virgin Islands Bridge Federation VIBF

Asia Pacific[edit]

Asia Pacific Bridge Federation
Country Organization Acronym Website
 People's Republic of China Chinese Contract Bridge Association
( 中 国 桥 牌 网 )
CCBA www.ccba.org.cn
 Hong Kong Hong Kong Contract Bridge Association Limited HKCBA www.hkcba.org
 Macau Macau Contract Bridge Association MCBA
 Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei Contract Bridge Association CTCBA www.ctcba.org.tw
 Indonesia Indonesian Contract Bridge Association
(Gabungan Bridge Seluruh Indonesia)
IBA gabsi.web.id
 Japan Japan Contract Bridge League Inc JCBL www.jcbl.or.jp
 South Korea Korea Contract Bridge League
( 한국 브리지 협회 )
KCBL www.kcbl.org
 Malaysia Malaysian Contract Bridge Association MCBA www.mcba.org.my
 Philippines Philippine Tournament Bridge Association PTBA www.ptba.net
 Singapore Singapore Contract Bridge Association SCBA www.scba.org.sg
 Thailand Contract Bridge League of Thailand CBLT
 East Timor Timor Leste Contract Bridge Federation TLCBA

South Pacific[edit]

South Pacific Bridge Federation
Country Organization Acronym Website
 Australia Australian Bridge Federation ABF www.abf.com.au
 French Polynesia Bridge Federation of French Polynesia
(Fédération de Bridge de Polynésie Française)
FBPF www.bridge.pf
 New Caledonia New Caledonia Bridge Federation NCBF
 New Zealand New Zealand Bridge Inc. NZB www.nzbridge.co.nz

Africa[edit]

African Bridge Federation
Country Organization Acronym Website
 Botswana Botswana Bridge Federation BtBF
 Cameroon Cameroon Bridge Association CBA
 Egypt Egyptian Bridge Federation EBF www.egyptbridge.org
 Kenya Kenya Bridge Association KBA
 Madagascar Malagasy Bridge Federation
(Fédération Malgache de Bridge)
FMaB
 Morocco Royal Moroccan Bridge Federation
(Fédération Royale Marocaine de Bridge)
FRMB www.frmbridge.ma
 Nigeria Nigerian Bridge Association NBA
 Réunion Reunion Bridge District
(District de Bridge de la Réunion)
DBR www.district-bridge-reunion.fr
 South Africa South African Bridge Federation SABF www.sabf.co.za
 Tunisia Tunisian Bridge Federation
(Fédération Tunisienne de Bridge)
FTB
 Zambia Zambia Bridge Federation ZBF
 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Bridge Union ZBU

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