News & Updates

June Issue of Bridge Canada is Online

June Issue of Bridge Canada is now available online.
This issue presents all the medallists from the recent Canadian Bridge Championships, as well as interesting and informative articles on various topics for bridge players of all levels, and the experts’ answers and analysis to the last Great Canadian Bidding Contest, and much more.
Holding this: ♠– A43 Q6543 QJ963, what is your call after 1♠-P-1NT-? Find out the best action in The Listening Post article.
You can access the magazine of the CBF through the top menu or the red tab on the left side of this page.

The Great Canadian Bidding Contest: August Problems

You can review the problems of the last contest in Bridge Canada magazine, with the experts’ answers and comments. Three panelists scored the maximum of 50: Danny Miles, Bill Treble, and David Willis. Sheldon Spier was once again the top reader score. 2nd was Ashot Harutyunyan. Congrats!
Play along! Enter the contest with the chance of winning cash prizes. Email your answers to the August problems by July 11th
to Neil Kimelman ( Have fun!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Canadian Championships!

Congratulations to the winners of the Championship events at the Niagara Falls CBC. Here are the gold medalists from the championship events:
CSTC: Nader Hanna, John Rayner, Vince Oddy, Roy Dalton, Doug Baxter, David Lindop
CNTC-A: Jason Feldman, Darren Wolpert, Fred Gitelman, Mark Caplan, Daniel Lavee, Jacob Freeman
CNTC-B: Roger Chu, Jim Wu, Yimei Cao, Fan Yang
CNTC-C: Simon-Pierre Goulet, Charles Faille, Frédéric Bélanger, Francis Savaria
CWTC: Kismet Fung, Susan Culham, Louise Berthiaume, Sondra Blank
CMTC: Nicholas Gartaganis, Judith Gartaganis, Sondra Blank, Marc-André Fourcaudot, Louise Berthiaume, Kamel Fergani
COPC: Jiawei Luo – Fengming Chen
CIPC: Marielle Brentnall, Raymond Hornby
Continue reading to see all the medalists from these events.

Team Fergani wins the Online Team League 2022-2023

Congratulations to the winning team of the Online Team Line 2022-2023 – Team Fergani: Kamel Fergani, Marc-André Fourcaudot, Sondra Blank, Nicolas L’écuyer, Zygmunt Marcinski, Michel Lorber, Judith Gartaganis, Nicholas Gartaganis.
The finalist team is Team Kujirai: Eiji Kujirai, Mark Caplan, Barbara Clinton, Vince Oddy, Fred Gitelman, David Lindop, Doug Baxter.
Congratulations to all the teams that participated.
More information on the Online Team League page.

2023 Hall of Fame Ceremony – May 11, 8:30pm

During our Canadian Bridge Championships in Niagara Falls, we will be holding the first Hall of Fame ceremony since the pandemic.
We will be inducting Jurek Czyzowicz and Dan Jacob.
We hope that those of you in Niagara Falls for the CBC & Regional will attend the Hall of Fame ceremony.
The ceremony will take place in the Elizabeth room with Master of Ceremonies Nader Hanna.
Thank you also to our Hall of Fame committee and Chair Katie Thorpe!

2023 Helen Shields Rookie Master Results

This year, we had 10 clubs and 92 total tables in our first Rookie Master game since the pandemic. Thank you to all the clubs who participated.
Congratulations to Audrey Moffat and Kit Hilton from the Peterborough Bridge Club who had the top result of 71.23%!! In second place were Doug Barnes and Carol Hollingsworth of the Albion Hills Bridge Club with 70.66%. Results are available here: Top 25 – Canada Wide and Top 5 – By Zone.