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What is Duplicate Bridge? Duplicate bridge is the most widely used variation of contract bridge in club and tournament play. It is called duplicate because the same bridge deal (i.e. the specific arrangement of the 52 cards into the four hands) is played at each table and scoring is based on how well you did on the hand as compared to everyone else who played it.

In contract bridge a tournament is composed of multiple “events”. Some may be single-elimination, double-elimination, or Swiss style. However, “Pair events” are the most widespread. Similar to all duplicate bridge events, a number of deals (or boards) are each played several times by different players.

For each such board the score achieved by each North-South (NS) pair is then measured against all the other NS pairs playing the same board. Thus pairs are rewarded for playing the same cards better than others have played them. There is a predetermined schedule of fixtures depending on the number of pairs and boards to be played, to ensure a good mix of opponents, and that no pair plays the same board or the same opponents twice. (Source: Wikipedia)

Many of the listings on this page are found in the International Bridge Press Association Bulletin. Editor John Carruthers produces a well-researched and useful bridge calendar. To send links or corrections contact JudeLast updated August 11 2018

2018

Jan 10-21 Summer Festival of Bridge Canberra, Australia www.abf.com.au
Jan 25-28 Winter in Vienna Vienna, Austria www.bridgeaustria.at
Jan 27-Feb 2 59th Bermuda Regional Southampton, Bermuda www.bermudaregional.com

Feb 11-18 27th Sun, Sea & Slams Christ Church, Barbados, W.I. roglyn@caribsurf.com
Feb 14-18 Commonwealth Nations Championships Broadbeach, Australia www.abf.com.au
Feb 16-24 57th Gold Coast Congress Broadbeach, Australia www.abf.com.au
Feb 17-23 2nd European Winter Games Monte Carlo, Monaco www.eurobridge.org
Feb 23-25 International Festival Cannes, France www.festivalsdusoleil.com
Feb 24-25 Lederer Memorial Trophy London, England www.metrobridge.weebly.com
Feb 27-Mar 4 San Miguel Allende Regional San Miguel Allende, Mexico www.acbl.org

Mar 8-18 Spring NABC Philadelphia, PA www.acbl.org
Mar 11-18 Dead Sea Bridge Festival Ein Bokek, Israel birmand@inter.net.il
Mar 16-18 Swiss Open Zurich, Switzerland www.fsbridge.ch
Mar 16-18 th 48 Kitzbuhl Bridge Days Kitzbuhl, Austrai www.bridgeaustria.at
Mar 22-25 Tasmanian Festival of Bridge Launceston, Tasmania, Australia www.tasbridge.com.au
Mar 25-30 White House Junior Invitatiobnal Teams Amsterdam, The Netherlands wjuniors2018@gmail.com
Mar 27-Apr 1 123rd Toronto Easter Regional Toronto, ON www.unit166.ca
Mar 28-Apr 1 Nordic Junior Pairs Championship Falkenberg, Sweden kansliet@svenskbridge.se

Apr 1-10 Asia Cup Dhaka, Bangladesh www.pabf.org
Apr 9-15 WBF Online women’s Festival BBO www.worldbridge.org
Apr 13-20 22nd APBF YOuth Championships Jakarta Indonesia www.pabf.org/APBF/Index.aspx
Apr 19-22 XIX President’s Cup Starachowice, Poland www.senatorbrydz.pl
Apr 25-29 5th Palace Cup Warsaw, Poland www.pzbs.pl
Apr 26-30 Australian Autumn Nationals Adelaide, Australia www.abf.com.au
Apr 27-May 4 South African National Congress Cape Town, South Africa www.sabf.co.za
Apr 27-May 6 Lambourne Jersey Festival Jersey, Channel Is. www.ebu.co.uk
Apr 27-May 6 International Festival Juan-les-Pins, France www.festivalsdusoleil.com

May 3-7 Autumn Nationals Adelaide, Australia www.abf.com.au
May 4-8 Schapiro Spring Foursomes Stratford-upon-Avon, England www.ebu.co.uk
May 4-13 International Festival Juan0les-Pins, France www.festivalsdusoleil.com
May 5-7 German Bridge Team Trophy Berlin, Germany www.bridge-verband.de
May 10 38th Bonn Cup Bad Godeburg, Germany www.bridge-verband.de
May 10-23 68th South American Championships Bahia, Brazil www.comandatuba2018.csabridge.org
May 11-20 United States Bridge Championship Houston, TX www.usbf.org
May 14-18 23rd Barrier Reef Congress Townsville, Qld., Australia www.abf.com.au
May 19-28 30th International Festival Porto-Vecchio, Corsica, France www.bridgeclub-portovecchio.com
May 19-27 Turkish Summer Open Championships Kusadasi, Turkey www.tbricfed.org.tr
May 26-Jun 3 Canadian Bridge Week,Montréal, QC  www.cbf.ca

Jun 1-3 st 31 OECS bridge Tournament Fort de France, Martinique www.cacbf.com
Jun 4-10 3rd Asia Cup Goa, India www.pabf.org
Jun 6-16 54th European Team Championships Ostend, Belgium www.eurobridge.org
Jun 9 Città di Roma Trophy Rome, Italy www.federbridge.it
Jun 9-17 20th German Bridge Festival Wyk-auf-Föhr, Germany www.bridge-verband.de
Jun 19-Jul 1 36th International Bridge Festival Albena, Bulgaria www.bridge.bg
Jun 22-28 52nd International Festival Tel-Aviv, Israel www.ibf-festival.org
Jun 29-Jul 1 Marit Sveas IBT Oslo, Norway www.msibt.org
Jun 29-Jul 10 Biarritz International Festival Biarritz, France www.festival-bridge-biarritz.com

Jul 1-5 Yeh Bros. Cup Beijing, China www.pabf.org
Jul 7-12 International Festival Ajaccio, Corsica, France www.corsebridge.com
Jul 11-18 14th European Youth Pairs Opatija, Croatia www.eurobridge.org
Jul 13-15 Batam International Batam, Indonesia bert_toar@hotmail.com
Jul 17-21 Hong Kong Inter-City Hong Kong, China www.hkintercity.org
Jul 18-26 60th International Festival Deauville, France www.mondial-deauville.com
Jul 26-Aug 5 Summer NABC Atlanta, GA www.acbl.org
Jul 27-Aug 5 24th Swedish Bridge Festival Õrebro, Sweden mme@svenskbridge.se
Jul 29-Aug 3 Chairman’s Cup Õrebro, Sweden mme@svenskbridge.se
Jul 28-Aug 9 Australian National Championships Hobart, Tasmania, Australia www.abfevents.com.au

Aug 3-7 Summer Festival Pairs London, England www.ebu.co.uk
Aug 3-12 Norsk Bridgefestival Drammen, Norway www.bridgefestival.no
Aug 5-10 50th Wachauer Bridge Week Mautern, Austria www.bridgeaustria.at
Aug 8-18 17th World Youth Team Championships Suzhou, China www.worldbridge.org
Aug 9-14 16th HCL International Bridge Championship, Hotel JW Mariott, Aero City, New Delhi ** Note Date Change
Aug 13-19 42nd International Festival Varna, Bulgaria www.bridge.bg
Aug 15-19 12th Riga Invites to Jurmala,  Jurmala, Latvia.
Aug 15-19 Summer Festival Teams London, England www.ebu.co.uk 
Aug 17-26 68th International Festival La Baule, France www.ffbridge.fr
Aug 18-Sep 2 18th Asian Games Jakarta, Indonesia www.ocasia.org
Aug 25-Sep 2 International Festival La Grande Motte, France www.festivalsdusoleil.com
Aug 29-Sep 2 Territory Gold Bridge Festival Darwin, NT, Australia www.ntba.com.au

Sep 7-16 Guernsey Congress Les Cotils, Guernsey, Channel Is. www.ebu.co.uk
Sep 8-16 57 International Festival th Pula, Croatia www.pulabridgefestival.com
Sep 22-Oct 6 11th World Bridge Series Orlando, FL www.worldbridge.org
Sep 28-Oct 1 Canberra in Bloom Bridge Festival Canberra, ACT, Australia www.abfevents.com.au
Sep 29-Oct 6 New Zealand National Congress Hamilton, NZ www.nzbridge.co.nz

Oct 3-4 XI Open Balkan Yeam Championship Stara Zagora, Bulgaria www.bridge.bg
Oct 3-7 22nd Açores Festival Azores Is., Portugal www.fpbridge.pt
Oct 8-14 Andalucia Overseas Congress Cadiz, Spain www.ebu.co.uk
Oct 19-21 Vilnius Cup Vilnius, Lithuania vilniuscup.lt
Oct 25-27 EBL Small Federations Games Budapest, Hungary www.eurobridge.org
Oct 25-28 9th World University Championships Xuxhou, China www.worldbridge.org

Nov 5-11 21st Madeira Bridge Festival, Madeira, Portugal www.bridge-madeira.com
Nov 8-10 5th Marbella International Marbella, Costa del Sol, Spain www.marbellabridge.com
Nov 8-10 17th European Champions Cup Budapest, Hungary www.eurobridge.org
Nov 8-18 24th International Red Sea Festival Eilat, Israel www.bridgeredsea.com
Nov 10-11 2nd YCBC Ladies Swiss Teams London, England www.ycbc.co.uk
Nov 22-Dec 2 Fall NABC Honolulu, HI www.acbl.org
Nov 28-Dec 2 3rd SEABF Championships Manila, Phippines www.pabf.org
Nov 30-Dec 2 9th Hotel D. Pedro Festival Vilamoura, Portugal www.fpbridge.pt
Dec 7-9 Città di Milano International Teams Milan, Italy www.federbridge.it
Dec 15-17 Cape Festival Cape Town, South Africa www.sabf.co.za
Dec 27-30 Year-End Congress, London, England  www.ebu.co.uk

2019

Jan 9-20 Summer Festival of Bridge Canberra, ACT www.abf.com.au
Jan 30-Feb 5 Greece Overseas Congress Athens, Greece www.ebu.co.uk
Jan 26-Feb 1 60th Bermuda Regional Southampton, Bermuda www.bermudaregional.com
Jan 31-Feb 3 Reykjavik Bridge Festival Reykjavik, Iceland www.bridge.is
Feb 3-8 Cavendish VI, Monaco www.cavendish.bridgemonaco.com
Feb 15-23 57th Gold Coast Congress Broadbeach, Australia www.qldbridge.com.au
Feb 22-28 1st European National Mixed Teams Lisbon, Portugal www.eurobridge.org
Mar 8-10 Slava Cup Moscow, Russia www.slavacup.com
Mar 21-31 ACBL Spring NABC Memphis, TN www.acbl.org
Mar 30-Apr 3 Amazing Bridge Festival Bangkok, Thailand www.thailandbridgeleague.com

May 4-12 Canadian Bridge Championships Burnaby, BC www.cbf.ca
May 10-20 USBF Open and Women’s Trials Schaumburg, IL www.usbf.org
May 17-25 CACBF Championships San Jose, Costa Rica www.cacbf.com
May 24-Jun 1 69th South American Bridge Festival Mar del Plata, Argentina www.worldbridge.org
May 29-Jun6 USBF Senior Trials Schaumburg, IL www.usbf.org

Jun 11-18 52nd APBF Championships Singapore competition@scba.org.sg
Jun 15-29 9th Open European Championships Opatija, Croatia www.eurobridge.org
Jun 28-Jul 7 62nd Slawa Congress Slawa, Poland www.pzbs.pl
Jul 12-19 SABF Congress Durban, South Africa www.sabf.co.za
Jul 18-28 ACBL Summer NABC Las Vegas, NV www.acbl.org
Jul 26-Aug 4 25th Swedish Bridge Festival Orebro, Sweden www.svenskbridge.se
Jul 27-Aug 1 Chairman’s Cup Orebro, Sweden www.svenskbridge.seAug 2-11 Summer Festival Eastbourne, England www.ebu.co.uk
Aug 22-Sep 1 47th Grand Prix of Warsaw Warsaw, Poland www.pzbs.pl

Sep 6-14 58th International Festival Pula, Croatia www.pulabridgefestival.com
Sep 13-22 Guernsey Congress Guernsey, Channel Is. www.ebu.co.uk

Nov 28-Dec 8 ACBL Fall NABC San Francisco, CA www.acbl.org
Nov 30-Dec 5 5th National Day Bridge Festival Dubai, UAE www.bridgewebs.com/4jacks