The Uruguayan Association of Bridge and South American Bridge Confederation organize the 4th South American Transnational Bridge Festival at Radisson Hotel in the city of Montevideo, Uruguay, from May 26 to June 3, 2012. The Festival comprises pairs and open team, women team, mixed team tournaments. All tournaments are transnational. Italian stars Norberto Bocchi and Agustin Madala take part in the event. Bocchi will partner with Gabriel Chagas from Brazil: They will play both pairs and open team events; Madala will partner with Diego Brenner. Madala and Brenner are a good pair: They already won the 53ht Brazilian Championship (September 2011).
In conjunction with the Festival, the Youth South American Championship will be held: category Juniosr (under 26) and youngesters (under 21). The winners of both categories qualify for the next World Youth Championship.
The matches will be broadcast on BBO.
The official bulletin is edited by Ana Roth and Fernando Lema.