Source: 17th HCL International Bridge Championships Bulletin 4 The International Bridge Press Association (IBPA) Awards, the Oscars of Bridge, have taken to promoting young stars in a big way, by having a special category for them – YOUTH. The monies involved are $ 5000 for the Winners and $ 2500 for the writer. A welcome sweetener indeed. Some of the contenders:
Julien Bernard Sanna CLEMENTSSON Kevin Rosenberg, USA, (Defence)
Julien Bernard France (Defence) Sanna CLEMENTSSON, Sweden (Declarer Play) Kevin Rosenberg, USA, (Defence) Tuana Altun, Turkey (Defence)
These are the hands that deserved the nominations: Don’t forget – you can still enter for the 6th World Youth Open Bridge Championships being held in Croatia from 20 – 29 August.

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