SENIOR TRIALS – 2020January 20, 2020
The Selection Trials for the Seniors Category will be held from 19-22nd March at DBA, Hall, 18, Institutional Area , Lodhi Road, New Delhi. The winner of the Trials will represent India in the National Seniors Category at the 16th World Bridge Games, Italy from 21st August – 4th September.
Participation is open to resident bridge players of Indian nationality. Last date of receiving entries will be 22nd of February 2020.
The capitation fee for participating in the trials for each team is Rs. 50000 per team of six Members. Payment to be made to BFI at the following details:
Bridge Federation of India
Account number – 50001010006532
Syndicate Bank, Teynampet Branch
IFSC – SYNB0006010
Cheque or DD in favour of “Bridge Federation of India” posted to
Hon. Treasurer, BFI
58/28, 4th Main Road, RA Puram, Chennai 600028
PAN of BFI – AAATB5766G
The format will be announced based on the final list of entries received. In principle it will be either the Swiss league or single/Double Round Robin followed by Semifinal and Final. Semifinal will be 16 X3 boards and final will be 16X4 boards. Bronze medalist Indian Team at 44th World Bridge Teams Championships, Wuhan, China will be seeded to Semifinals provided the team retains all six members and the entry of the team is given in advance before the last date of receiving entries.
All team captains and players are notified that Sports Authority of India will be approached for the support towards the financial assistance of the representative team at the 16th World Bridge Games and is purely conditional subject to sanction. Hence each participating team should furnish a financial bond as a guarantee to participate in case of no grant from Govt.