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News & Updates

Hall of Fame Announcement

Congratulations to Judith and Nicholas Gartaganis – the 2017 inductees to the CBF Hall of Fame

Judith and Nicholas have too many bridge accomplishments to name them all. They have won the CNTC 4 and 5 times respectively. They have a Gold medal from the Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championships in 2002, plus many more accomplishments.

Nicholas served on the CBF board and also is a past president. Together they have written many articles for Bridge Canada and elsewhere and they are very active in their local unit.

The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place during the 2017 Bridge Championships.

Canadian Online Team Championships

Congratulations to teams Town and Turcotte for reaching the final of the under 2,500 division of the 2017 Canadian Online Championships.

Congratulations also to teams Baxter, Hornby, Baran and Thurston for reaching the semi-finals of the Open division.

President’s Message

A New Year

2017 is the 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Bridge Federation. We have come a long way, and the CBF has a strong and vibrant voice in Canadian and World Bridge. To celebrate this milestone Jude Goodwin has developed a special logo that we will be proudly displaying throughout the year.

Winnipeg CBCs

Speaking of achievements, Jean Castonguay will be honoured with the CBF Lifetime Achievement Award.

2017 CBC Registration Deadline – Feb. 26

We are looking forward to a great event in Winnipeg April 29-May 7, 2017. The registration deadline for the CNTC, CWTC and CSTC is February 26th. Our host hotel is the Winnipeg Radisson Hotel Downtown and the room rate is $149 (to reserve a room please call 204-956-0410 and mention Canadian Bridge Federation to get our rate). We have a great schedule of Regional events in addition to our Canadian Championship events. To see a flyer of events, please click here.

8th European Open Championships June 10-24

The 8th European Open Championships are being held in Montecatini Terme Italy. They are open to all players. For more information, please click here.

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Membership Perks

Through our partnership with Perkopolis, the following discounts are available to CBF members:

25% off Teleflora bouquets
up to 33% off select Lenovo PCs & Tablets (limited time)
20% off Cineplex
58% off Canadian Geographic
up to 10% off Westjet
discounts on airport parking
and more!
Click here for more details.

Better Bridge Tour Newfoundland

We have just added a new location for the Audrey Grant seminars – St. John’s Nfld. For more information click here and please follow the link in the Quick Links to register.