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2016 Italian Club Teams Championships

22 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » Angelini won the 2016 Italian Club Open Teams Championship: Francesco Angelini, Leonardo Cima, Valerio Giubilo, Lorenzo Lauria, Federico Primavera, Antonio Sementa, Mustafa Cem Tokay, Alfredo Versace. In Women’s series the title won to Parioli: Antonella Caggese, Barbara Dessì, Caterina Ferlazzo, Gabriella […]

EBL Disciplinary Commission: Fantoni& Nunes’ Case Update

19 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » The EBL (European Bridge League) has just released the following statement:

Fisher& Schwartz: EBL Disciplinary Commission

19 May 2016

  Today the EBL (European Bridge League) has released the following statement:

BridgeWinners: “EBL Convicts Fisher-Schwartz”

18 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » BridgeWinners has just released the following statement:

Fantoni & Nunes’ Appeal: Highlights

18 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » As announced some time ago from Neapolitan Club and IMP Bridge Magazine, Fulvio Fantoni and Claudio Nunes have appealed against the sentence of the FIGB (Italian Bridge Federation) Tribunal,  issued on […]

IBF – Special Ethics Committee: Updates (23)

17 May 2016

  The IBF Special Ethics Committee (SEC) has just released a new statement:

Fantoni & Nunes: Double Appeal

16 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » Today Mr Enrique Morera, legal counsel for Fulvio Fantoni and Claudio Nunes, has released a statement at Bridge Winners: He confirmed that Fantoni and Nunes filed an appeal against the FIGB (Italian Federation) Tribunal Sentence.

United States Bridge Championship 2016: Diamond Won

16 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » John Diamond with his teammates, Brian Platnik, Eric Greco, Geoff Hampson, Kevin Bathurst and Justin Lall, won the 2016’s United States Bridge Championship and got the entry to World Bridge Games that will take place at Wroclaw, in […]

2016 United States Bridge Championship – Final, first day: Diamond is leading

15 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » Diamond is leading the final of 2016’s USBC. This is the result so far, after sixty out of 120 boards:

2016 United States Bridge Championship: Diamond and Fleisher in Final

14 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » The final of 2016’s USBC will be Diamond vs Fleisher. Favourite is Diamond just because they gained the by-pass to Round of 16, but the number one is Fleisher, who beat Coren who had beaten […]

2016 United States Bridge Championship: Halfway Semifinals

14 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » 2016 United States Bridge Championship – Results of Semifinals after sixty out of 120 boards:

2016 United States Bridge Championship: Semifinalists

12 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » Quarterfinal’s results – Gordon: 235. Mark Gordon, Pratap Rajadhyaksha, David Berkowitz, Alan Sontag, Jacek Pszczola, Michael Rosenberg Vs Coren: 315. Richie Coren, Roger Bates, Russ Eklebad, Steve Garner, Mattew Granovetter Thus the number one of this championship, Gordon, has had to […]

2016 United States Bridge Championship: Halfway in quarterfinals

11 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » Balance in quarterfinals after 60 out of 120 boards; all the match are balanced but one, the most unexpected: Gordon, who got the bye to quarterfinals, that is the number one, is trailing -90 against […]

2016 United States Bridge Championship: The eight Teams in quarterfinals

10 May 2016

Leggi in italiano » The closest result in USBC’s Round of 16 was Fleisher-Wildawsky: 227-219 the final, 200-211 before the last fifteen board segment. Congratulations to the winner, but also a fine feat by those who didn’t win. Another […]

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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

Poznan-Balicki Affaire: PBU Statement

Posted on 08 May 2016

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Today the PBU (Polish Brdge Union) ha released the following statement:


Fantoni Nunes: Appeal Hearing

Posted on 29 May 2016

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On Friday 27th of May 2016, in Milan (Italy), the FIGB Court of Appeals held its hearing for Fulvio Fantoni and Claudio Nunes.

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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.

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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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