World Mixed Pairs Championship
World meets commonly run for 15 days on a schedule whose details vary.
In 2006 the Mixed Pairs played Saturday to Monday, the first three days of the meet, with no other events underway. There were three qualifier and three final sessions with a consolation event ("Plate") during the last two sessions. Contemporary coverage lists 481 pairs in the qualifying stage; 182 in the final stage; 238 and 232 pairs in the two-session Plate on the third day, or almost 80% of the non-qualifiers.
The 2010 champions Donna Compton and Fulvio Fantoni, from the U.S. and Italy, were the first transnational winners, but they were succeeded by 2014 champions Kerri Sanborn and Jack Zhao from the U.S. and China. United States pairs had won seven of the preceding 11 tournaments. Sanborn also won the gold medal as Kerri Shuman in 1978, playing with Barry Crane, and she is the only double winner. Sanborn/Shuman and Sabine Auken/Zenkel of Germany have won three medals.
Five champions have also won the Open or Women Pairs: Mary Jane Farell, Kerri Sanborn, Karen McCallum, Jeff Meckstroth, and Fulvio Fantoni. At one meet the best performances are Joan Durran winning gold and silver in 1966, Marcin Leśniewski gold and bronze in 1994.
||130||1.||Mary Jane Farell||Ivan Erdos|
|2.||Joan Durran||Maurice Weissberger|
|3.||Nuccia Zeppegno||Vito Pittalà|
||224||1.||Barbara Brier||Waldemar von Zedtwitz|
|2.||Rixi Markus||Georges Catzeflis|
|3.||Rima Sinder||Michael Hochzeit|
||236||1.||Loula Gordon||Tony Trad|
|2.||Jacqui Mitchell||Jimmy Cayne|
|3.||Nadine Cohen||Edmond Vial|
|1.||Kerri Shuman||Barry Crane|
|2.||Heitie Noland||Jim Jacoby|
|3.||Carol Sanders||Lou Bluhm|
|After 1980 it was determined that the world championships in even years would continue to be played in Europe and North America.|
|1.||Dianna Gordon||George Mittelman|
|2.||Peggy Sutherlin||John Sutherlin|
|3.||Isabelle Viennois||Jean-Louis Viennois|
|1.||Pam Wittes||Jon Wittes|
|2.||Kerri Shuman||Bob Hamman|
|3.||Rozanne Pollack||Bill Pollack|
|1.||Juanita Chambers||Peter Weichsel|
|2.||Eva-Liss Göthe||Lars Andersson|
|3.||Kathie Walvick||Walt Walvick|
|1.||Danuta Hocheker||Apolinary Kowalski|
|2.||Sabine Zenkel||Bob Hamman|
|3.||Ewa Harasimowicz||Marcin Leśniewski|
|1.||Enza Rossano||Antonio Vivaldi|
|2.||Claude Blouquit||Marc Bompis|
|3.||Sabine Auken||Jens Auken|
|1.||Becky Rogers||Jeff Meckstroth|
|2.||Elisabeth Hugon||Jean-Jacques Palau|
|3.||Sabine Auken||Jens Auken|
||487||1.||Karen McCallum||Matt Granovetter|
|2.||Jill Levin||Bobby Levin|
|3.||JoAnna Stansby||Lew Stansby|
||434||1.||Donna Compton||Fulvio Fantoni|
|2.||Kismet Fung||Brian Glubok|
|3.||Joan Lewis||Robert Hopkins|
||130||1.||Kerri Sanborn||Jack Zhao (Zhao Jie)|
|2.||Meike Wortel||Jacek Pszczola|
|3.||Wang Nan||Zhang Bangxiang|
-  on two points. WBF currently lists only the winners and runners up, neither third place nor the size of the field.
- For 1978 to 1998 the WBF currently lists the leaders (top 25 in 1978; 260 in 1998) without the size of the field. Some of those listings may enumerate the finalists.
-  The WBF currently lists 374 pairs, 182 finalists and the remainder consolation. Perhaps there were 60 non-qualifiers who declined to play consolation.
- Results (linked schedule), 12th World Bridge Championships, 2006. WBF.
- "The results from the Red Bull World Bridge Series". WBF. October 2014. Retrieved 2015-02-12.
- Results & Participants, 1st World Mixed Pairs Championship, 1966. WBF.
- Results & Participants, 2nd World Mixed Pairs Championship, 1970. WBF.
- Results & Participants, 3rd World Mixed Pairs Championship, 1974. WBF.
- Results & Participants, 4th World Mixed Pairs Championship, 1978. WBF.
- Results & Participants, 5th World Mixed Pairs Championship, 1982. WBF.
- Results & Participants, 6th World Mixed Pairs Championship, 1986. WBF.
- Results & Participants, 7th World Mixed Pairs Championship, 1990. WBF.
- Results & Participants, 8th World Mixed Pairs Championship, 1994. WBF.
- Results & Participants, 9th World Mixed Pairs Championship, 1998. WBF.
The 1st to 9th Mixed Pairs tournaments were constituents of the 2nd to 10th quadrennial meets once called "Pairs Olympiad", now called "World Bridge Series". Subsequent Mixed Pairs tournaments are not separately numbered.
- 1998 World Bridge Championships contemporary coverage, 1998. WBF.
- Results & Participants (Mixed Series), 11th World Championships, 2002. WBF.
- World Bridge Championships contemporary coverage, 2002. WBF.
- Results & Participants, Mixed Pairs, 2006. WBF.
- 12th World Bridge Championships contemporary coverage, 2006. WBF.
- Results & Participants, Mixed Pairs, 2010. WBF.
- 13th World Bridge Series contemporary coverage, 2010. WBF.