18th NEC Bridge Festival – Yokohama City (April 16-21, 2013). The prestigious event sponsored by the Nippon Electric Corporation (NEC) reaches the final stages. The semi-finals have just completed: Russia defeated NEDUK for 63-41 and Mixted beat USA for 127 73. Russia and Mixted will face tomorrow in a 64 boards match. The winner team grabs the Cup and the rich prize : US $ 12.000 to the first team and 6 US $ 6,000 to the second one.
These are the full semi-finals scores:
And these are the finalist teams:
Russia: Gromov, Gladysh, Dubinin, Krasnosselski, Drijver, Brink
Mixed: Milner, Heamont Lall, Sabine Auken, Welland, Kwiecien, Pszczola