The Hearing of the WBF Appeal Court will be held on Wednesday 16th July, 2014 at the Maison du Sport International in Lausanne (Switzerland).
The members of WBF Appeal Court are: Mrs. Françoise Lejuste from France, member of the French Supreme Court (Chairman), Mr. Ata Aydin from Turkey, former President of the WBF Youth Committee (Member), Mrs. Francesca Carnicelli from Italy, a criminal lawyer (Member), and Mr. Herman De Wael from Belgium (Secretary).
The German Bridge Federation (DBV – Deutscher Bridge Verband) as well as Micheal Elinescu and Entscho Wladow appealed against the decision by the Disciplinary Committee of the World Bridge Federation in Dallas, Texas on March 2014.
The German player Michael Elinescu and Entscho Wladow had been found guilty of reprehensible conduct by a special Commission instituted by the World Bridge Federation. The facts are related to the 2013 World Championships in Bali, where Elinescu and Wladow won the gold medal in Seniors’ category (D’Orsi Bowl).