2013 Women’s Autumn Online Bridge FestivalNovember 7, 2013
Dear bridge friends,
From 2013 the Women’s Online Bridge Festival will be held twice a year, in Spring and Autumn.
The Autumn Festival will be held from 11th – 17th November 2013. For this event the World Bridge Federation has awarded a special prize to the overall winning player – free entry, with a (female) partner of her choice, to the Women’s Pairs World Women’s Pairs Championship to be held in Sanya, China. Accommodation in a twin room for the duration of the Women’s Pairs Championship will also be provided. The exact dates of the Women’s pairs, which follows the Women’s teams in the second week of the Championship will be announced when they are known. More information about this great event can be found here
A new time slot has been added to the schedule to make it easier for players in Zone 6 (the Far Eest) to participate
Click here to download the message from the WBF President, Mr Gianarrigo Rona
Just a quick reminder that we are rapidly heading towards the start of the 2013 Autumn Women’s Online Bridge Festival!
It is all very exciting and I am sure will be great fun for all the participants, so do join us and tell all your friends as well, so that we have a really enjoyable tournament with lots of players!
The Festival runs from 11th – 17th November, with competitions for pairs and individual events. The daily time schedule is:
11.00 – European Time (CEST) – INDIVIDUAL
14.30 – European Time (CEST) – INDIVIDUAL
16.10 – European Time (CEST) – INDIVIDUAL
20.00 – European Time (CEST) – PAIRS
00.40 – European Time (CEST) – PAIRS
05.00 – New York Time (EDT) – INDIVIDUAL
08.30 – New York Time (EDT) – INDIVIDUAL
10.10 – New York Time (EDT) – INDIVIDUAL
14.00 – New York Time (EDT) – PAIRS
18.40 – New York Time (EDT) – PAIRS
21.00 – New South Wales, Australia – INDIVIDUAL
00.30 – New South Wales, Australia – INDIVIDUAL
02.10 – New South Wales, Australia – INDIVIDUAL
06.00 – New South Wales, Australia – PAIRS
10.40 – New South Wales, Australia – PAIRS
To find the times for other time Zones, please go to : http://www.timezonecheck.com/ and you should be able to work out what time it will be where you live quite easily.
Make sure NOW that you are registered to play – if you have played in the Women’s Bridge Club or one of the earlier Festivals then you will be a registered member and don’t need to do anything but if you have NOT registered, please click here and you will see the details about how to register. If you are not sure, you can check that you are registered by going to:http://td.bboitalia.it/wbc/output_nickname.asp and checking to see if your nickname is there.
Anna Maria, the Chairman of the WBF Women’s Committee and all the Committee members join me in hoping that you will come and play in the Festival and will find it fun and enjoyable !