Are you a bridge player, or would you like to learn more about the game? Remember to check out the Bridge2Success Fest for 2019, taking place on the 11th of May in Warsaw, Poland.
You can find more info at the official B2S website here.
If you can’t attend (and even if you are), remember that the Bridge2Success initiative is more than just this year’s festival: It’s an overall initiative to see people playing more bridge in schools, offices, clubs and homes to improve their life and business skills.
Play more bridge!
Just had a wonderful interview with RSG (Ettienne Ludick & Sue Pyler) about the game of bridge – and why more people should be playing it. Podcast coming soon.
If you’d listened to the interview and would like to find out more about bridge, here are some useful links to get you started.
Looking for more bridge posts?
Here’s a post on BridgeBlogging.com about cybersecurity, online bridge and what Funbridge is doing right now. Click here to read the post.
The White House Junior Internationals for 2019 took place between the 24th to the 29th of March at Het Witte Huis (or the White House) in Amsterdam. It’s one of the biggest youth bridge tournaments of the year with 24 teams competing for the top spot. We spoke to Tim Heeres from the Nederlandsche Bridgebond who organized the tournament together with Bob Drijver.
Read more about it at Great Bridge Links.
Memphis is known for the birthplace of blues and the location of the famed crossroads – but it’s also known for hosting the North American Bridge Championship for the year 2019, which took place between the 21st to the 31st of March. It’s one of the largest bridge events of year, and was packed full of excellent plays (and the who’s-who of bridge!).
Read more at Great Bridge Links.
The Keep Bridge Alive Campaign is a new initiative that hopes to establish the Sociology of Bridge as an official direction of study – and you can help!
It aims to explore bridge and its players in more depth than has ever been researched before, and can see more funding brought to crucial research for just how bridge can save lives (and aid minds).
Click here for an in-depth interview with Professor Samantha Punch at the University of Stirling in Scotland over at Great Bridge Links, or watch the video below to find out more.
Players, readers and investors who’d like to contribute to the project can also find the direct crowdfund link on Crowdfunder by clicking here.
Want to know more about the bridge pair known as Meckwell? Read the article on Great Bridge Links by clicking here, or take a look at the new bridge portal page up top.