World Bridge Championship 2011, Veldhoven (The Netherlands) 15-29 October 2011. In Veldhoven the first medals are awarded. Bermuda Bowl: In the play-off for third place Italy clearly defetaed USA1: 167-69. The Blue Team reached podium: Bronze medal. Congratulations to all the Italian team: Norberto Bocchi, Giorgio Duboin, Lorenzo Lauria, Agustin Madala, Antonio Sementa, Alfredo Versace, Maria Teresa Lavazza (non-playing captain) and Massimo Ortensi (coach).
In the Venice Cup the bronze goes to The Netherlands who beat England 109-91. D’Orsi Senior Bowl: Bronze to Poland who defetaed USA1 118 -36.