The 2015 Yeh Bros Cup will be held in Shanghai (China), from April 8 – 12, 2015. The venue is the Dong Jiao State Guest Hotel in Pudong, Shanghai.
This eventi is organized by the CCBA (Chinese Contract Bridge Association) and sponsored by Mr. Chen Yeh. Initially the event was an annual affair, since 2009 it’s a biennal event.
The entry fees are on invitational basis: US$600 for invited teams and US$10,600 for non-invited teams.
Invited Teams and criteria
- The top 3 teams of the 2013 Bermuda Bowl: Italy, Monaco, Poland
- The top 6 teams of the 2014 European Open Team Championship: Israel, (Monaco), England, (Poland), Bulgaria, Germany
- 2 teams from USA: USA I, USA II
- The top 3 teams of the 2014 Asia Cup: Singapore, Indonesia, Japan
- Champions of Zone 7: Australia
- Champions of zone 8: South Africa
- Host team: Cina
- Special Guest Team: England + (Paul Hackett)
- Sponsor’s Team: Yeh Bros Team
- Other invited teams at sponsor’s discretion
Format – The tournament consists of three stages: Swiss Qualifying, Knock-out stage, and Final/Play off. After the qualifying round, the top 15 teams, plus the Yeh Bros Team, move to the knock-out phase.
Participating teams will be soon announced at official page of Yeh Bros Cup: click here »