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2017 Palace Cup: Italians in Warsaw

22 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » Many Italian players will take part in the Palace Cup 2017. This event, organized by foundation and Congress & Exhibition Centre Pałac Prymasowski, will be held from 5th till […]

PBU: Temporary Suspension for Balicki and Żmudzinski

20 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » Today (March 20, 2017) the Polish Bridge Union (PBU) has released a further statement: On 9 March 2017 the PBU Executive Committee filed an official request of investigation on Cezary Balicki and Adam […]

2017 Vanderbilt: The Perfect Hand

19 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » Frank Nickell’s Team won the 2017 Vanderbilt Trophy over Richard Schwartz at spring Nationals in Kansas City. Winners: Frank Nickell, Ralph Katz, Steve Weinstein, Robert Levin, Eric Rodwell, Jeff Meckstroth. Runners up: Richard […]


18 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » The 16th edition of the EBL Champions’ Cup will be held at the Monika Centum hotel, Elisabetes ilea 21, Riga, Latvia, from 9th to 11th November 2017 (similar schedule as in 2016).

PBU’s Decision on Balicki – Żmudziński

16 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » Today the Polish Bridge Union (PBU) has released the followings: According to the suspicious of not fair game by Cezary Balicki and Adam Żmudziński, Executive Board of PBU, according to the […]

Minù passed away

14 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » Minù passed away. Minù was Rosa Tamburelli, of Turin. I noticed her in BBO some twelve years ago; she looked skilled to me (then I didn’t know that she played with world champions), and I signed […]

EBL Women’s events in Montecatini

11 March 2017

Dear Women Players, it’s exciting to be going back to Italy for the 8th European Open Championships, held in San Remo 2009, and this year being held in June in the lovely Montecatini Terme.

PBU: New Investigation on Balicki – Żmudziński

09 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » The Polish Bridge Union (PBU) has just decided to open a new investigation on Cezary Balicki and Adam Żmudziński. The announcement comes from PBU President Mr Witold Stachnik:

2017 Camrose: The Republic of Ireland won the Trophy

05 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » The Republic of Ireland won the seventh Camrose Trophy in her bridge story. The tourney was established in 1937 to be contested yearly between the British Isles’ Countries: England, Scotland, […]

2017 Camrose: The Republic of Ireland is leading

05 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » The Camrose Trophy (Home International Series), is the yearly championship between the five countries of the British Isles: England, Wales, Ireland, North Ireland, Scotland; it takes place in two complete […]

Enjoy your role, President!

04 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » Francesco Ferlazzo Natoli has been elected President of the Italian Bridge Federation (FIGB) from 2017 to 2020. We asked Silvio Sbarigia to introduce him.

2017 Kansas City Spring NABC

03 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » The 2017 Spring North American Bridge Championships (NABC)  will take place in Kansas City from March 9-19.

Elinescu-Wladow Affaire: a Neverending Story (8)

01 March 2017

Leggi in italiano » The of verdict of the the Civil Court of Cologne has not been issued on Tuesday, February 28 2017, as previously announced: It has been postponed until March 28, 2017.

Slava Cup 2017

26 February 2017

Leggi in italiano » The 2017 Slava Memorial Cup is underway at the Metropol Hotel in Moscow (Russia) from February 24 – 26.

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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 […]

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IBF Special Ethics Committee: Sanctions for Fisher and Schwartz

Posted on 14 February 2017

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In August 2016 the IBF Special Ethics Committe  published its verdict about Fisher-Schwartz’s case: The Committee holds that Mr Fisher and Mr Schwartz engaged in fraud by transferring prohibiten […]


Versace and Medugno run for Italian Olympic Committe

Posted on 22 March 2017

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The Italian Star Alfredo Versace and Gianni Medugno, former President of the Italian Bridge Federation (FIGB), present their candidacy for the National Board of CONI (Italian Olympic Committee).

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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 […]


Fantoni&Nunes: The Lawyer Speaks

Posted on 26 April 2016

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It has been almost nine months since the bridge world has been confronted with what seems to be the biggest scandal in its history. Among others, Fulvio Fantoni and Claudio Nunes – […]

Let's talk to the champions!

Alfredo Versace: My Future as a Freelancer (interview)

Posted on 07 January 2017

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Laura Camponeschi: On the 31st of December, Angelini Bridge Ltd ceased its activity. This does not only mean the end of one of the most popular national and international bridge societies, […]

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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 […]

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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