The 2017 Yeh Bros Cup will be held at the Hotel Chinzanso in Tokyo from July 3 (Monday) to July 7 (Friday), 2017.
This event is sponsored by Mr Chen Yeh and organized by the Japan Contract Bridge League. Initially the event was an annual affair, since 2009 it’s a biennal event. It includes the Open Teams, Swiss Plate and Open Pairs.
Entries from all WBF zones are on invitation basis: US$1,000/team for invited teams and US$15,000 for other teams.
At the moment the invited teams are:
|Netherland||– Winner in Wroclaw|
|Monaco||– 2nd place in Wroclaw|
|Poland||– 3rd place in Wroclaw|
|France||– Winner 2016 European Teams|
|Sweden||-Top 8 place 2016 European Teams|
|Germany||-Top 8 place 2016 European Teams|
|USA (3 teams)||– Special guest|
|Norway||– Top 8 place 2016 European Teams|
|Bulgaria||– Top 8 place 2016 European Teams|
|Japan (3 teams)||– Host and 2015 APBF Champion|
|Singapore||– 2nd place 2015 APBF|
|China||– 3rd place 2015 APBF|
|Yeh Bros||– Host team|
|Taiwan||– Sponsor’s homeland team|
|England+||– Special guest|
|PD Times||– Special guest|
|Shanghai Finance||– Special guest|
|India||– Special guest|
|Australia||– Special guest|
Prize Money (Total US$286,000)
|Yeh Bros Cup||Open Pairs||Swiss Teams|
|Consolation:||1st US$3,000||2nd US$2,000||3rd US$1,000|
The Daily Bulletin Editors are Barry Rigal and David Stern.
Australia has already announced its line-up: Peter Hollands, Justin Mill, Andrew Peake and Peter Gill (members of the current Open Team).
All info, Schedule and Conditions of Contest at the official site of the event: