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14th HCL International Championships underway in New Delhi

19 October 2016

Leggi in italiano » The 14th HCL International Bridge Championships are underway in New Delhi (India). The team sponsored by Maria Teresa Lavazza (Zia Mahmood – Giorgino Duboin, Norberto Bocchi – Dennis Bilde) is playing the  Team of Four Gold  tournament.

PBU Board on Balicki-Żmudziński Case

15 October 2016

Leggi in italiano » During the meeting of the Polish Bridge Union Board, held on October 13, 2016, the Balicki-Żmudziński Case was discussed. In the minutes of the meeting we can read the followings:

Balicki-Żmudziński Case: EBL’s Reply to PBU

11 October 2016

Leggi in italiano » Today EBL President, Mr Yves Aubry, has sent an official answer to PBU President, Mr Witold Stachnik:

Balicki-Żmudziński Case: Open letter from PBU to EBL

10 October 2016

Leggi in italiano » The Polish Bridge Union (PBU) has sent the following open letter to EBL (European Bridge League), concerning the Balicki-Żmudziński Case.

Sunway Sitges International Bridge Festival

08 October 2016

The Hotel Sunway Playa Golf & Spa Sitges is pleased to announce that it will host the Sunway International Bridge Festival of Sitges, from 3 to 11 December 2016, with more than 15,000 € in prize money.

Italian Olympic Committee rejected Fantoni-Nunes’ Appeal

04 October 2016

Leggi in italiano » The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) rejected the appeal filed by Fulvio Fantoni and Claudio Nunes against the Italian Bridge Federation (FIGB).

Bocchi – Sementa: New Partnership

01 October 2016

Leggi in italiano » As from January 2017 Antonio Sementa will join Team Lavazza in partnership with Norberto Bocchi, who announced the news in an interview issued to our magazine.

Vilnius Cup 2016

01 October 2016

The Vilnius Cup 2016  is underway at the Panorama Hotel in Vilnius (Lithuania). This event comprises the Open Teams tournament and the Open Pairs tournament.


30 September 2016

Leggi in italiano » The 8th European Open Bridge Championships will be held at Congress Centre & Teatro Verdi in Montecatini Terme (Italy) from 10th to 24th June 2017.

Wroclaw 2016: WBF Statement

29 September 2016

Leggi in italiano » The World Bridge Federation (WBF) has just released the following statement, concerning the Open and Women’s Pairs Championship:

2016 International Festival of Paris

25 September 2016

The World Champion Philippe Soulet and other French Stars are organizing the II International Festival of Paris. This event will be held at the magnificent surroundings of the Paris Country Club from 7th to 13th November 2016.

USA – Spain Incident: Official Spanish Team Statement

21 September 2016

Leggi in italiano » The Spanish Team has relesead the following official statement, concerning the USA – Spain Incident in Wroclaw:

Lavazza Team in New Delhi

20 September 2016

Leggi in italiano » The team sponsored by Maria Teresa Lavazza will participate in the 14th HCL International Bridge Championships in New Delhi, India (October 19 – 23, 2016).

Giorgino Duboin’s Column (5): A New Experience

19 September 2016

Leggi in italiano » This time I am not writing you about bridge techniques or updating you on a tournament. I would rather share with you a different kind of experience. I went to Wroclaw for the World Bridge Games, […]

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The Neapolitan Club: Outline

Posted on 16 February 2010

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The ideas of system – The Neapolitan Club comes mainly from H. S. Vanderbilt  s Strong Club (1926)  and from the Culbertson  System (1934).   It employs sound openings and overcalling, […]

Boye's War

Fantoni – Nunes: New Hearing before CONI

Posted on 16 September 2016

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On July 19, 2016, Fulvio Fantoni and Claudio Nunes have appealed to CONI (Italian Olympic Committee) against the sentence of the FIGB (Italian Bridge Federation) Tribunal,  issued on March 19, 2016 and published on April 11, 2016.


Lavazza wins Naresh Tandan Trophy in New Delhi

Posted on 23 October 2016

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The team sponsored by Maria Teresa Lavazza has won the Team of Four Gold tournament: Zia Mahmood, Giorgino Duboin, Norberto Bocchi and Dennis Bilde grab the Naresh Tandan Trophy and a prize money of 2,000,000 Indian rupees.

Exclusive News

2016 Italian Open Team: NO from Bocchi and Madala

Posted on 17 July 2015

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As announced by Neapolitan Club, last June the Italian Federation (FIGB) had invited the partnership Bocchi-Madala to represent the Italian Open Team for the 2016 season: the European Championships in Budapest and the World Games (ex-Olympics) […]


Lotan Fisher “Wait and see”

Posted on 09 February 2016

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“Wait and see” – Interview to Lotan Fisher run by Laura Camponeschi for Neapolitan Club.

Let's talk to the champions!

Lorenzo Lauria: “Something happened”

Posted on 16 June 2015

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“Something happened” – Interview to Lorenzo Lauria run by Laura Camponeschi for Neapolitan Club and NewInBridge.

Simply the Best

2015 Italian Open Team Championship: The Bocchi’s Grand Coup

Posted on 03 May 2015

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There is in Italy an important book published in 1941 and never translated in English: it is “Il Gioco di Compressione nel Bridge”, di Adolfo Giannuzzi (translation: squeeze play; but this article is not dealing […]

Giorgino Duboin’s column

Italian style 02The Neapolitan Club staff is honoured to welcome a new illustrious contributor: Giorgino Duboin. The great Italian champion will write a series of articles mostly dedicated to his international bridge activities. Duboin's Column »

Norberto Bocchi’s column

MyWay-logoThe great Italian champion Norberto Bocchi contributes articles on a regular basis to Neapolitan Club. Norberto refers in his column ‘My Way’ to political issues which may arise in the bridge world and sometimes he describes interesting hands. Read Bocchi's column»   Read Bocchi's interviews»

Rhoda Walsh Notes

Rhoda_WalshWalsh No Trump Notes by Rhoda Walsh: a study on No Trump openings with their developments  in uncontested and contested auctions. Table of Contents »
Annotations by Rhoda Walsh on the 1 Notrump game forcing  response in the "2 over 1 game forcing system" (Walsh System).Table of Contents»

Simply the Best

Best articles by Paolo Enrico Garrisi: open »

Let’s talk to the Champions!

Best interviews run by Laura Camponeschi: open »

Momorizing at Bridge

Are there techniques to develop some specific memory? Could be possible to make a choice of what might be more useful to memorize? Read what the champions say: open »

Silvio Sbarigia


SILVIO SBARIGIA is a pharmacist; he was born in Rome and lives there. He has won the European championship in 1975 with legendary Blue Team, runner up at 1974’s and at Olympic games of 1976.  Sbarigia is member of Neapolitan Club Technical Commettee. His bridge problems aren’t difficult; just we need to think on a plan and to avoid the instinctive playing. Bridge quizzes by Sbarigia »

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