The 3rd I O
C Grand Prix Generali Trophy
Will be organized at the
Olympic Museum Lausanne - Switzerland
Under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee and the World
From Monday, 30th October 2000 To Friday, 3rd November 2000
A BATTLE OF TITANS
Will celebrate at the same time the 75th anniversary of the birth of
the Duplicate Contract Bridge created by Harold Vanderbilt on the 1st
- China, France, Indonesia, Italy, Poland and USA - are invited to participate
in this contest. France and Poland are both past winners of the World
Bridge Teams Olympiad, Italy being the 2000 holder, USA the 2000 Bermuda
Bowl holder, China the first winner of the IOC Grand Prix and Indonesia
who will be the host of the next 2001 Bermuda Bowl/Venice Cup and World
be a round robin of 5 matches of 24 boards, qualifying four teams for
a semi-final and a final between the winners, with a play off between
On Thursday and Friday a Women's match will be organized between a European
Team and a North American Team
The Vice President of the I.O.C, Mr. Marc Hodler will present the I.O.C.
cups and medals.
The WBF is to stage the IOC Grand Prix every year prior to 2002, when
we hope to be present at the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City
as an attraction and hopefully in Turin 2006 as an official discipline.
This event will be broadcast on internet from the Bridge Vision (Bridge
Rama) held in the Museum auditorium where spectators are very much welcome,
and you will find all the results, Daily Bulletins, vu-graph and information
http://www.bridge.gr | http://www.e-bridgemaster.com
The Generali Group, the Insurer Without Frontiers, one of the most important
insurance groups in the world and a long time bridge partner, will be
the sponsor of this prestigious event.
We will be pleased to welcome you at any time during that week, and
especially for the Opening Ceremony on Monday
30th October at 18h and Prize Giving
Ceremony on Friday 3rd November at 18h30 at the Olympic Museum.
Do not hesitate to contact us, if you need any further information.
World Bridge Federation 40, rue Fran¨ois 1er - 75008 Paris (France)
Tel 33 1 53 23 03 15 Fax 33 1 40 70 14 51
China - Xueliang
Cao/Jianming Dai/Zhong Fu/ Chuancheng Ju/Haojun Shi/Lixin Yang/ Desheng
France - Paul
Chemla/Philippe Cronier/Alain Levy/Hervˇ Mouiel/Jean-Christophe Quantin
Henky Lasut/S. Eddy Manoppo/Franky Steven Karwur/Denny J. Sacul
Italy - Norberto
Bocchi/Dano de Falco/Giorgio Duboin/Guido Ferraro/Lorenzo Lauria/Alfredo
Poland - Cezary
Balicki/Krysztof Jassem/Michal Kwiecen/Jacek Pszczola/Piotr Tusynski/Adam
U S A - Dick
Freeman/Bob Hamman/Jeff Meckstroth/Nick Nickell/Eric Rodwell/Paul Soloway
Europe - Vˇronique
Bessis (Fra)/Catherine D'Ovidio (Fra)/Anne Lill Helleman (Nor)/Anna
Malinowski (Nor)/ Pony Nehmert (Ger)/Jet Pasman (Nth)/ Andrea Rauscheid
(Ger)/ Anneke Simons (Nth)
U S A - Mildred Breed/Rhoda Habert (Can)/Petra Hamman/Joan Jackson/Robin
Klar/Beverly Kraft(Can)/Shawn Quinn/Peggy Sutherlin
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