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Fisher – Schwartz: Decision of the ACBL Appeals & Charges Committee

07 December 2016

Leggi in italiano » The American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) has released the followings:

Palace Cup 2017

06 December 2016

The  2017 PALACE CUP  will be held from 5th till 9th April 2017 at Pałac Prymasowski in Warsaw (Poland). This event is organized by foundation and Congress&Exhibition Centre Pałac Prymasowski.

Becker team wins Reisinger in Orlando

05 December 2016

Becker team has won the 2016 Reisinger Memorial Trophy in Orlando: Mike Becker, Mike Kamil, Walid Elahmady, Richard Coren,Tarek Sadek and Aubrey Strul.


22 November 2016

Leggi in italiano » The Fall NABC (North American Bridge Championships) will be held in Orlando (Florida, US) from November 24 to December 4, 2016.

Monaco wins the 15th Champions’ Cup in Zagreb

12 November 2016

Monaco has won the 15th Euroepan Champions’ Cup in Zagreb: Pierre Zimmermann (pc), Dominik Filipowicz, Geir Helgemo, Tor Helness, Kristofer Martens, Franck Multon.

Elinescu-Wladow Affaire: a Neverending Story (6)

11 November 2016

Leggi in italiano » The German Federation (DBV -Deutscher Bridge Verband) has released a new statement about Elinescu-Wladow’s Affaire:  the hearing before the Civil Court of Cologne will not be held on November 22nd, 2016, as previously announced. The hearing has been postponed […]

Boye’s War: “The Sheriff of Bridge”

07 November 2016

Tommy Gulliksen and Trond Høines made a documentary about Boye Brogeland and his work to clean the game of bridge from cheating. This documentary was brodcasted by a popular Norwegian TV, TV2 on April 6th, 2016. It is finally translated to English from Norwegian and it […]

15th European Champions’ Cup: TEAMS

04 November 2016

The 15th European Champions’ Cup  will be held at the Esplanade Hotel in Zagreb, Croatia, from November 10th to 12th, 2016.

WBF Women’s Online Autumn Bridge Festival

04 November 2016

It’s that time of the year again – time for the Autumn Online Women’s Bridge Festival!

Yeh Online Bridge World Cup comes to a close

03 November 2016

So the First Yeh Online Bridge World Cup has ended – but it heralds the start of a new chapter in the great history of bridge. Our congratulations go to the winning team, Lavazza: Norberto Bocchi, Emanuela Lavazza, Bénédicte Cronier, Giorgio Duboin, Agustin Madala, Sylvie Willard, and Maria Teresa Lavazza (NPC).

Lavazza wins Naresh Tandan Trophy in New Delhi

23 October 2016

Leggi in italiano » The team sponsored by Maria Teresa Lavazza has won the Team of Four Gold tournament: Zia Mahmood, Giorgino Duboin, Norberto Bocchi and Dennis Bilde grab the Naresh Tandan Trophy and a prize money of 2,000,000 Indian rupees.

14th HCL International Championships underway in New Delhi

19 October 2016

Leggi in italiano » The 14th HCL International Bridge Championships are underway in New Delhi (India). The team sponsored by Maria Teresa Lavazza (Zia Mahmood – Giorgino Duboin, Norberto Bocchi – Dennis Bilde) is playing the  Team of Four Gold  tournament.

PBU Board on Balicki-Żmudziński Case

15 October 2016

Leggi in italiano » During the meeting of the Polish Bridge Union Board, held on October 13, 2016, the Balicki-Żmudziński Case was discussed. In the minutes of the meeting we can read the followings:

Balicki-Żmudziński Case: EBL’s Reply to PBU

11 October 2016

Leggi in italiano » Today EBL President, Mr Yves Aubry, has sent an official answer to PBU President, Mr Witold Stachnik:

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The Neapolitan Club: Outline

Posted on 16 February 2010

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The ideas of system – The Neapolitan Club comes mainly from H. S. Vanderbilt  s Strong Club (1926)  and from the Culbertson  System (1934).   It employs sound openings and overcalling, […]

Boye's War

Balicki-Żmudziński Case: Open letter from PBU to EBL

Posted on 10 October 2016

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The Polish Bridge Union (PBU) has sent the following open letter to EBL (European Bridge League), concerning the Balicki-Żmudziński Case.


Fantoni – Nunes: Decision of the ACBL Appeals & Charges Committee

Posted on 07 December 2016

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The American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) has released the followings:

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2016 Italian Open Team: NO from Bocchi and Madala

Posted on 17 July 2015

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As announced by Neapolitan Club, last June the Italian Federation (FIGB) had invited the partnership Bocchi-Madala to represent the Italian Open Team for the 2016 season: the European Championships in Budapest and the World Games (ex-Olympics) […]


Fantoni&Nunes: The Lawyer Speaks

Posted on 26 April 2016

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It has been almost nine months since the bridge world has been confronted with what seems to be the biggest scandal in its history. Among others, Fulvio Fantoni and Claudio Nunes – the number 1 and 2 players of […]

Let's talk to the champions!

Lorenzo Lauria: “Something happened”

Posted on 16 June 2015

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“Something happened” – Interview to Lorenzo Lauria run by Laura Camponeschi for Neapolitan Club and NewInBridge.

Simply the Best

2015 Italian Open Team Championship: The Bocchi’s Grand Coup

Posted on 03 May 2015

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There is in Italy an important book published in 1941 and never translated in English: it is “Il Gioco di Compressione nel Bridge”, di Adolfo Giannuzzi (translation: squeeze play; but this article is not dealing […]

Giorgino Duboin’s column

Italian style 02The Neapolitan Club staff is honoured to welcome a new illustrious contributor: Giorgino Duboin. The great Italian champion will write a series of articles mostly dedicated to his international bridge activities. Duboin's Column »

Norberto Bocchi’s column

MyWay-logoThe great Italian champion Norberto Bocchi contributes articles on a regular basis to Neapolitan Club. Norberto refers in his column ‘My Way’ to political issues which may arise in the bridge world and sometimes he describes interesting hands. Read Bocchi's column»   Read Bocchi's interviews»

Rhoda Walsh Notes

Rhoda_WalshWalsh No Trump Notes by Rhoda Walsh: a study on No Trump openings with their developments  in uncontested and contested auctions. Table of Contents »
Annotations by Rhoda Walsh on the 1 Notrump game forcing  response in the "2 over 1 game forcing system" (Walsh System).Table of Contents»

Simply the Best

Best articles by Paolo Enrico Garrisi: open »

Let’s talk to the Champions!

Best interviews run by Laura Camponeschi: open »

Momorizing at Bridge

Are there techniques to develop some specific memory? Could be possible to make a choice of what might be more useful to memorize? Read what the champions say: open »

Silvio Sbarigia


SILVIO SBARIGIA is a pharmacist; he was born in Rome and lives there. He has won the European championship in 1975 with legendary Blue Team, runner up at 1974’s and at Olympic games of 1976.  Sbarigia is member of Neapolitan Club Technical Commettee. His bridge problems aren’t difficult; just we need to think on a plan and to avoid the instinctive playing. Bridge quizzes by Sbarigia »

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