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2014 Spingold – Italians in Las Vegas: Day 3

24 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » 2014 Spingold Knockout Teams. In the Round of 32 Lavazza defeated Mazurkiewicz by 159-119; Assael defeated Street by 196-109; Monaco defeated Koneru by 158-105. Cayne (James Cayne, Michael Seamon, Alfredo Versace, Lorenzo Lauria, Thomas […]

Wagar Women’s KO Teams: Three Chinese Teams got semi-finals

23 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » Margaret Wagar (1902-1990) was one of the three greatest all time American women (the other were Helen Sobel and Sally Young); the summer NABC schedules the Knock-out Women Team dedicated to her. There were […]

2014 Spingold – Italians in Las Vegas: Day 2

23 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » 2014 Spingold Knockout Teams. All Italian top players move to Round of 32. In the Round of 64 Lavazza defeated Eythorsdottir by 131-63; Cayne defeated Fourcadout by 182-113; Assael-Sementa defeated Narasimhan –India National Team by […]

2014 Spingold – Italians in Las Vegas: Day 1

22 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » 2014 Spingold Knockout Teams. The pairing of the Round of 64 has been definited.  There were ninety-four registered teams: by the Opening Round (Day 1) the teams have been rectified to sixty-four. The Round of […]

Elinescu-Wladow Affaire: Further explanation

22 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » Explanations from WBF. After the Ruling of the Lausanne Appeal Committee dated July 16th, 2014 whereby the AC confimed the ban from play against Dr. Entscho Wladow and Dr. Michael Elinescu as initially stated in a Hearing […]

2014 Spingold KO Team Rosters

21 July 2014

2014 Spingold KO Team Rosters 1 Hemant Lall, Dallas TX; Reese Milner, Los Angeles CA; Wojciech Gawel, Wroclaw Poland; Rafal Jagniewski, Legionowo Poland; Jacek Kalita, Warsaw Poland; Michal Nowosadzki, Wejherowo Poland 2 Nick Nickell, New York NY; Ralph Katz, Burr Ridge IL; Jeff Meckstroth – Eric Rodwell, Clearwater Bch FL; Robert Levin,Henderson NV; […]

2014 Summer NABC: Life Master Pairs

21 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » Douglas Doub and Franklin Merblum won the Life Master Pairs in Las Vegas. Second place went to Giorgio Duboin and Zia Mahmood, third place went to Jack Zhao and Winthrop Allegaert.

2014 Spingold: Italian Stars in Las Vegas

20 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » The 2014 Spingold Knockout Teams in Las Vegas will start tomorrow, Monday, July 21st. As usual, many Italian Stars will take part in the Spingold.

Smith & Adamson: Scotland’s Senior Moment

19 July 2014

 Leggi in italiano » Many of us follow the major championships with great interest, and like me you may have wondered what it is like to be a participant at one of these events – to be competing with the best players […]

Elinescu-Wladow Affaire: Report of a Hearing of the Appeal Tribunal

19 July 2014

  Report of Hearing Of the Appeal Tribunal of the WBF held on 16th July 2014 at the Maison du Sport International in Lausanne (Switzerland).

12th European Youth Pairs Championships: Results

17 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » Junior Pairs - Pawel Jassem and Jakub Wojcieszek from Poland won the Gold medal; Dennis Bilde and Rasmus Jepsen from Denmark won the Silver medal; Thomas Paske and Graeme Robertson from England won the Bronze medal. Youngsters - Ola […]

Elinescu-Wladow Affaire: The Outcome of the Appeal Court

16 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » The Appeal Court confirmed the Ruling of the WBF Disciplinary Committee as held in Dallas (Texas) last March regarding the Elinescu-Wladow Affaire.

2014 EBL Elections: Nominations Challenged

16 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » The Federations of Denmark, The Netherlands and Sweden have strongly challenged the nominations appointed by the new EBL Executive Committee last June. The Election of the EBL President and the Executive Committee took place on June 29th, 2014 during the European […]

2014 Biarritz International Bridge Festival: Results

14 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » Robert Quentin and Lionel Sebbane won the IMP Pairs Tournament, second place went to Jean Hayet and Abdallah Elghari, third place wen to Charlotte Rotkoff and Didier Averbouch. The Open Pairs event was dominated by French […]

Elinescu-Wladow Affaire: Hearing of the Appeal Court has been arranged

13 July 2014

Leggi in italiano » The Hearing of the WBF Appeal Court will be held on Wednesday 16th July, 2014 at the Maison du Sport International in Lausanne (Switzerland).

33rd Annual Jordan International Bridge Festival

12 July 2014

Leggi in italiano >> The 33nd Annual Jordan International Bridge Festival and the Sixth Pan Arab Inter Club will held from November 5th to 9th, 2014 at the Le Royal Hotel in Amman (Jordan). The events are organized by the Jordan Bridge Federation and […]

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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, and fully […]


2014 Swedish Bridge Festival

Posted on 28 June 2014

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The 20th edition of the Swedish Bridge Festival will be held from July 25th 2014 to August 3rd 2014 in Orebro (Sweden). The Chairman’s Cup is the main event of the Swedish Bridge Festival. It’s an international  team tournament: […]

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Las Vegas Summer NABC 2014

Posted on 13 June 2014

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The 2014 Summer NABC (North American Bridge Championships) are held in Las Vegas (Nevada, Usa) from July 17 to 27, 2014. The host hotel and playing site is the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

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2014 World Bridge Festival in Deauville

Posted on 20 June 2014

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The 56th edition of World Bridge Festival will take place from July 15 to 27, 2014 in the elegant salons of the Group Barriere Hotels in Deauville, the famous town situated in […]


2014 Wernher Open Pairs in Las Vegas

Posted on 24 July 2014

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Marc Nathan (USA) and Jose Robles (Chile) won the 2014 Wernher Open Pairs in Las Vegas.  Second came Giuseppe Failla and Dario Attanasio from Italy, while Larry Sealy and Jim Foster from USA took third place.

The Italian […]


Narkiewicz and Buras resigned from Polish Open Team

Posted on 08 February 2014

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As announced by,  Grzegorz Narkiewicz and Krzysztof Buras resigned from the Polish Open Team. Narkiewicz and Buras are two of the strongest and well-known Polish champions. They played for many […]

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Norberto Bocchi: The Big Bang Theory (Part II)

Posted on 28 January 2014

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During his last interview, Norberto Bocchi mentioned the “Big Bang”, a system he plays with Agustin Madala. Recently Giorgio Duboin and Alejandro […]

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2014 Opatija EC: Caterina Ferlazzo’s Judicious Pass

Posted on 30 June 2014

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After the end of the Seniors Championship, won by England (Italy, 21st out of 24, not even will play the 2015′s Senior D’Orsi Bowl), the Women and Open’s are going to hot finals.

In Women’s […]

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Walsh Notes

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The great Italian champion Norberto Bocchiwill contribute articles on a regular basis to Neapolitan Club. Norberto will refer in his column ‘My Way’ to political issues which may arise in the bridge world and sometimes he will describe interesting hands. Read Bocchi's column»   Read Bocchi's interviews»

Silvio Sbarigia


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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