Due to the pandemic restrictions, all live bridge events have been canceled. As result, several organisations were created to run online events. In this article we introduce you the E-OPEN.
The E-OPEN concept was invented by Luc Bellicaud, Stefan Skorchev and Christophe Grosset: they organize online tournaments aimed at all level players. E-OPEN also-provide deleyed vugraphs (with commentary from top players) and video-bulletins.
E-OPEN also organized exhibition match between the Canadian and French under-20 teams, and between the French Federation Team and the Norwegian Federation Team.
E-OPEN tournaments are played in BBO – BridgeBaseOnline. Kibitzers at the table are not allowed but viewers are welcome to join the live TV stream that boradcast matches 15 minutes delayed.
E-OPEN WEB TV: https://www.twitch.tv/eopenbridge
Anti-cheating policies: “In the unfortunate event that we reach a point where someone is strongly suspected of illegal activities, we may exclude this person from the tournament and inform their NBO about the results of our investigation.” (E-OPEN)