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India to host 2015 World Bridge Championship

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The biggest event of card games comes to as the country will host the next World Bridge Championship for Bermuda Bowl in October next year.

Bridge Federation of (BFI) President K B K Murthy today said that World Bridge Federation has alloted the 2015 World Championship to and "BFI are now in the process of finalising the event".

Murthy said that WBF President Gianrrigo Rona of along with technical committee members and other officials would be arriving in on Sunday to finalise the venue. He said that two cities -- and Panaji -- have been shortlisted to host the world meet.

Rona and other officials, during their four day stay in the country, will inspect the various facilities, including hotel accommodation and tournament venue, in and before finalising the city to host the big event.

This would be the first time that India will be hosting the biggest event of the card games which is being held once in every two years.

About 550 players from 66 countries are expected to be seen in action in this world meet, Murthy said.

First Published: Fri, February 14 2014. 18:31 IST