The 4th International Barcelona Bridge Open will take place from the 1st to 3rd of February 2013 at the Catalonia Barcelona Plaza Hotel in Barcelona (Spain). The event is organized by the Asociación Catalana de Bridge (ACB). It is a pairs tournament open to players from all the world, as long as members of a national federation of bridge recognized by the WBF. The format consists of three sessions of 26/28 hands with match points score (mitchell).
The prize pool is € 17,000: € 3000 will go to the winner pair; category prizes are also planned.
There will be many Italian players, including Norberto Bocchi and Silvio Sbarigia, both contributors of Neapolitan Club: Norberto will partner the Italian Bridge Federation Vice-President Mr Giuseppe Failla, Silvio will play with his close friend Mrs Franca Serangeli.
January 17, 2013