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John Carruthers: The Monaco affair

Posted on 07 August 2012

Bridge organisation such as the WBF, the EBL and the ACBL are struggling with the issue of nationality as it pertains to eligibility for Zonal and World Championships. Recently, the EBL first denied Pierre Zimmermann et al the right to represent Monaco in the Europeans, then reversed itself to allow […]


Allavena: How the new Monaco bridge team was launched (interview – part 1 )

Posted on 17 June 2012

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The team of Pierre Zimmermann is representing Monaco at the European Championships in Dublin (Ireland). Mr. Zimmermann, a Franco-Swiss sponsor, hired two of the world finest pairs to play on […]


John Carruthers talks about Zimmermann’s project

Posted on 26 June 2011

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John Carruthers is a Canadian top player and a well-known bridge writer. He is the currently Editor of IBPA (International Bridge Press Association) Bulletin. In issue of February 2011 John Carruthers devoted his editorial to the Zimmermann’s […]


Affaire Fantunes: Fred Gitelman’s replay to online poll

Posted on 16 January 2011

leggi in italiano » inagurated its series of online polls with the case of Monaco: after Jean-Charles Allavena, President of Monaco Bridge Federation, also Fred Gitelman sent […]

Fantunes Affaire – Jean-Charles Allavena’s reply to online poll

Posted on 15 January 2011

leggi in italiano» inaugurated its series of online polls  with the case of Monaco. Gut reaction of the FMB (Federation Monaco Bridge): President Jean-Charles Allavena  sent to  a statement which we publish below.

Goodbye Italy: The Fantunes go to Monaco

Posted on 14 December 2010

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For same days now, the rumor have been bouncing from one end of the world to the other: from Orlando to Milan, from the great five- star halls hosting international tournaments  to the more or less exclusive  Roman  […]

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Giorgio Duboin talks about… (interview-first part)

Posted on 14 November 2010

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Giorgio Duboin, you are now number three in the world ranking, but how important is this ranking? Personally I have never done anything to climb the peak: I mean I […]

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Fulvio Fantoni: Claudio Nunes is much stronger than I am! (interview)

Posted on 08 November 2010

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 Hi Fulvio, first of all we want to congratulate you on your splendid performance at Philadelphia; the only Italian to win a gold medal in the mixed championship, and the only Italian on […]

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Fantunes Affaire: Angelini versus Lavazza

Posted on 05 November 2010

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A complaint has been submitted to CONI (Italian Olimpic Committee) agaist Mrs. Maria Teresa Lavazza regarding the conflict of interest in her position as the Italian National Team coach, and sponsor of the Allegra Team. The summons has come via the […]

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Angelini’s reply to Lavazza’s interview

Posted on 28 October 2010

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In relation to the statements released by Maria Teresa Lavazza (to and to Neapolitan Club) we asked a reply to Francesco Angelini. This is Angelini’s answer.

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Maria Teresa Lavazza talks about … (interview)

Posted on 19 October 2010

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Mrs. Lavazza… let’s talk about bridge. Bridge is one of the most important passions of my life. I got dedicated to it a lot. I don’t play any more but I have been responsible for the National Team […]

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Filadelfia 2010 – Rosenblum Cup: risultati finali primo turno KO

Posted on 09 October 2010

Ecco i risulati finali del primo KO (incontro ad eliminazione diretta) disputato ieri (knockout fhase of 64). Dopo quattro sessioni di gara,  le 32 squadre vincitrici  passano alla fase successiva che si giocherà oggi sabato 9 ottobre.

2010′s Philadelphia – Fantoni: I talk by facts!

Posted on 05 October 2010

Philadelphia (Penn.), October 5th, 2010. “If you can’t beat them, join them.” That is what Fulvio Fantoni must have thougth, when he decided to play with Donna Compton the world championships mixed pairs in Philadelphia. (read more)

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I still feel a bitter taste: Interview to Alfredo Versace

Posted on 01 October 2010

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The Club Team Championships, the divorce from Angelini, the interview that Fantoni has released to Jan van Cleeff: these and many other topics have been discussed in a bright and sincere interview with Alfredo the Great.

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Lorenzo Lauria talks about … (interview)

Posted on 09 September 2010

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Lorenzo Lauria, let’s start by talking about your new sponsor Romain Zaleski and your future participation in the Italian championships with Cannottieri Roma. Exactly, Zaleski has founded a new club but […]

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Affaire Fantunes: Claudio Nunes and Fulvio Fantoni talk about

Posted on 07 September 2010

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At the end of May 2010  Claudio Nunes and Fulvio Fantoni participated in the Onstein Patton in The Netherlands. Jan van Cleeff took this opportunity to talk with them. The interview was just published in the […]

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Interview with Italian champion Toni Mortarotti (second part)

Posted on 20 June 2010

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Today we’ll talk about Toni Mortarotti the player. Do you feel like discussing the breakup with Buratti? The partnership broke up in 1987. I have excellent memories of that period.We enjoyed ourselves for many years, then returning from Venice […]

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2010′s Europeans: Alfredo Versace talks about

Posted on 18 June 2010

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Italian Champion Alfredo Versace speaks to us about his and Lauria’s separation from Angelini Team and  the so called Fantunes Affair.Alfredo Versace, it is true that you have terminated your contract with the  Angelini Team? It is true.

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Talking about Bridge with Giuseppe Failla (interview by Paolo Garrisi)

Posted on 15 June 2010

  leggi in italiano » Giuseppe Failla, World International Master and member of the Federal Board of Directors, has agreed to reply to our questions, which range from bridge hands to the Fantunes Affair.

What do you think of the […]

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Interview with Italian Champion Carlo Totaro

Posted on 27 May 2010

leggi in italiano >> Personal memories and lucid analysis in the the words of Italy’s champion who speaks about victories achieved and no, bridge and his wife, the Italian Federation and the Fantunes Affair clearly and spontaneously. 

Hello Carlo, I must first […]

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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

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