4th World Youth Open Championships

Opatija, Croatia • 20 - 29 August 2015


Championship News & Information
Championship Diary
  ° Format
  ° Programme
  ° Entries
  ° Entry Fees
Registration - Participants

 • Format

 The Championships consist of three events:

    • World Pairs Championship
    • World Teams Swiss/KO Championship
    • World Teams BAM Championship

The Championship is open to all players born on or after 1st January 1990 (Juniors & Girls) or born on or after 1st January 1995 (Youngsters) or born on or after 1st January 2000 (Kids) in good standing with their own NBOs. Teams and Pairs must be made up of players from the same NBO. Players must be members (not necessarily nationals) of the Federation through which they enter.

NBOs may send as many teams or pairs as they wish.

In the event that an NBO is not able to arrange its own national representative team or pair, players may play with eligible partners/team mates from other countries of the same Zone and will play as representatives of that Zone.

To be eligible for participation in the 2015 World Youth Open Bridge Championship all participants must comply with the WBF Laws and Rules & Regulations.

 • Programme

Date Time Event
Thursday 20th August10.00 Pairs Registration
Thursday 20th August 19.30 Opening Ceremony
Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd August  Pairs Championships
Monday 24nd to Friday 28th August  Teams Championships
Wednesday 26th to Saturday 29th August  Teams BAM Championships
Saturday 29th August 19.30Prize-giving & Closing Ceremony

 • Entries - Registration

The entries to the Pairs and Teams Championship must be submitted electronically, via the WBF website (not by email), and should be made before 1st July 2015 wherever possible.

Entries of pairs will be accepted later provided there is sufficient space at the venue.

Registration for teams composed of players who played the Pairs World Championship and for teams eliminated from the Swiss/KO World Championship may be made on site.

 • Entry Fees

are to be paid by bank transfer, before 1st July 2015, to

Crédit Suisse SA, 
Rue du Lion d’Or 5-7 ,
P.O. Box 5722,  1002 Lausanne, Switzerland
€ account
IBAN CH58 0483 5154 6496 9200 0
Account n°  0425-1546496-92
Clearing 4835
(to be indicated)

If the address of the payee is required by the bank this is:

World Bridge Federation
Maison du Sport International
54 av. de Rhodanie
1007 Lausanne

Event Entry fees

World Pairs (per pair) € 200
World Swiss/KO Teams Championship (per team) € 750

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