2nd World Mind Sports Games | Lille, France August 9-23, 2012
The World Mind Sports Games incorporate the 14th World Bridge Games (former World Team Olympiad), comprising Open, Women and Senior (national) team series, and the 5th World Transnational Mixed Teams competition. Lille was the venue of the 1998 World Bridge Series Championships, which was played at the same venue as this year: Lille Grand Palais.
Article: Nine Ever Ten Never. One of the favourites in the Open Series, Monaco, picked Canada to be their opponents in the Round of 16. Here are four small problems from the first segment of that round. by Micke Melander, Daily Bulletin 6. Click here for PDF
Ina Demme, Hazel Wolpert, Linda Wynston, Lesley Thomson, Debbie Bennett, Pamela Nisbet
NPC - Nader Hanna
Joseph Silver, John Carruthers, John Guoba, Martin Kirr, John Rayner, Michael Roche
NPC - Katie Thorpe
Master Point Press Supports Canada Open Team
Master Point Press, a long-time supporter of Canadian bridge, has generously agreed to provide funding for the Canada Open Team when it competes at the 2nd World Mind Games to be held in Lille, France starting August 9, 2012 (read more)
Canadian Senior Team
The Canadian Senior team would like to thank the Ontario ACBL Unit 166 for their generous support of the Canadian Senior Team.
Canadian Women's Team Prepares for Lille (read more)
Extendicare Helps get Women’s Bridge Team to Lille
Extendicare (Canada) Inc. (ECI) is a proud sponsor of the 2012 Canadian Women’s Bridge team. One of the team members, Pamela Nisbet is a long time employee of Extendicare. It has been exciting to follow the successes of her team and support them as they prepare to represent Canada in Lille, France at the 14th World Bridge Games.
Extendicare was founded in 1968 and has become one of Canada’s largest long term care providers operating 86 senior care facilities with capacity for approximately 11,100 residents. ECI is also a major provider of home health care in Canada through its ParaMed Home Health Care division, delivering 4 to 6 million hours of home health care and care services, annually.
At Extendicare we like to support our staff in the ventures they undertake outside of work and recognize their achievements outside the workplace. We could not be happier to recognize and support the achievements of Pamela and her team; we wish them the best of luck in Lille, France!
World Transnational Teams
In this Olympic year how about taking part in Bridge’s own world class sporting event? The World Transnational Mixed Teams Championships will be held in Lille, France from Friday 17th – Thursday 23rd August as part of the 2nd World Mind Sports Games, and is open to all paid up members of the Canadian Bridge Federation. You can find all the details if you Click Here
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Congratulations go out to Kismet Fung and Susan Culham of Edmonton, AB who won the silver medal in the World Womens Pairs at the 2010 World Bridge Series in Philadelphia!! Canada can indeed be proud!! This was the second silver medal for Kismet at these World Championships - she won the silver medal in the Mixed pairs earlier in the competition.