2021 Transatlantic Senior Teams Qualification - CANCELED
The Polish Bridge Union and Canadian Bridge Federation are sponsoring a second online Senior tournament January 24-February 11, 2022 (no play on weekends). The USBF is eligible to enter 4 teams. More information about the Second Transatlantic Senior Teams for the Julian Klukowski Trophy is below after information about the USBF Qualification event.
USBF Selection Procedure: Transatlantic Senior Qualification (TASR)
Only 4 teams entered this event, so it is not necessary and has been canceled.
What we know about the event TO which we are sENDing teams
We received the formal invitation letter, which has some additional details.
All WBF NBOs in Europe, Africa, North America, South America and the Caribbean have been invited to send teams. Each NBO can enter one or two teams, the USBF can enter four teams.
Each team can have any number of players. Each player must have been born before 1960. Eligible players can be added to a team at any time during the event.
January 24-February 2nd: Swiss, 1 20-board match per day every day except Saturday and Sunday, starting at 2:00 pm EST.
February 3rd - 11th, KO: Each match is 4 12-board halves, played over 2 days. 16 teams will qualify for the KO.
Also, February 3-11, Swiss continues to determine 3rd place - KO losing teams drop in after each round of the KO.
Details, Entry Deadline, & Entry Fee
Draft Conditions of Contest will be posted as soon as they are available.
Play will be online, probably on BBO & will be open notes.
TDs will be from Poland; all will speak English and at least one will speak Spanish
The invitation letter does not know when entries or team rosters are due.
The entry fee is $300 per team.