Junior Tournament at Os – SR Bank (junior open 2020)

The junior bridge is booming in Norway, and the local junior bridge clubs are actively taking steps to create arenas where young people can meet. This weekend, the Os Juniorbridgeklubb invited to their own junior bridge tournament, with a mix of fresh players and world champions.
Prize draw
The tournament was sponsored by SR Bank, and the local business community showed a sprinkling of prizes to the young players. The winners of the tournament were not unexpectedly local hero Christian Bakke in pairs with the visiting Christian Fredrik Johnsen. Bakke has established himself in the world elite in open class, and is moving towards a career as a professional bridges player. Second place went to spot springs Anders Brogeland – Marius Dalemark Austad, with Thea Hove Hauge (formerly Os BK) – Katarina Ekren in third place. Everyone at the podium represents Norway on a junior national team, and played in SR-bank junior open side by side with completely fresh players. The organizer had arranged prizes in almost every round. Winning couple Christian Fredrik Johnsen (back to back) and Christian Bakke (playmaker) in opposition to Trøndelag representatives. Bridge is an audience-friendly sport – here the spectators come close to the players. results

Bridge was Newspapers Cover

On Monday, bridge was the front page of local newspapers Os and Fusaposten: Front page in Os and Fusaposten + article (pdf) Kristin Osen, manager of Trondheim Ungdomsbridge, is pleased that the event took place: “Thank you very much for all time junior tournament and weekend in Os! Card games from morning to evening; . So fun to be on! Greetings from Trondheim! “

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