BFAME UPDATES 2017April 5, 2017
The 19th BFAME Championships organised by the United Arab Emirates Bridge Committee (UAEBC) commenced yesterday at Holiday Inn, Al Barsha Hotel, Dubai. The Championships will continue till Tuesday, 11th April, 2017.
Seven teams are participating in the Open event and will play an all-play-all double round-robin and the TOP 4 teams will qualify for the semi-finals.
Six teams In the Women event and 5 teams in the Seniors event are participating. Theladies will play a triple round robin and the top 4 teams will then play a Semi-final of 6 sessions of 16 boards each.
There are 5 teams in the Senior event with Bangladesh team finally making it to Dubai after receiving their Visa. The Seniors will play triple roundrobin with each team getting a bye in each round robin. So there will be 15 rounds played in
5 days finishing on 9th Apr 2017. Seniors will have a rest day on 10th Apr and then play a 32- boards final on 11th April 2017.
The 2 teams reaching the finals in all the 3 events will qualify from Zone-4 for the Bermuda Bowl 2017 to be held at Lyon, France later this year.
From India, Mr. TC Pant is handling the lineups and Bulletins while Mr. MBV Subramanyam is officiating as a Director
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