Monday, December 9, 2019
News

Top Indian players to take part in national bridge meet

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

Kolkata | Tuesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Top Indian players including gold and bronze medallists in the last Asian games in Jakarta will stake their claim for the top honours at the 61st Winter National Bridge Championship to be held in the Netaji Indoor Stadium here between December 8 and 15.

Briefing mediapersons about the forthcoming mega bridge event, organising secretary of the meet which is being conducted by the West Bengal Bridge Association (WBBA), Arijit Guha said that about 1200 players representing nearly two hundred teams from all over the country will join this championship which is being held in the city after seven years. There will be about two hundred women players which would include some all women teams as well.

The Championship consists of an Open Team event for Ruia Trophies and an Open Pair event for Shree Cement Trophies. Beside there would be an event for IMP Pairs, Mixed Pairs and Junior Team also.

Apart from S.N. De Sarkar and Pranab Bardhan, who won the Gold Medal in the Pairs event, Sumit Mukherjee and Debabrata Mazumder, who were part of the Bronze Medal winners in the Team event in the last Asian Games, Subrata Saha and Sukomal Das who were members of the senior team that played at the last world championship in China last August will be seen in action. Other luminaries of Indian bridge including R. Tewari, K. Ankelsaria, Jitu Solanki, Dipak Poddar, Debashish Roy, Pritish Kusari, Kiran Nadar, Monika Jaju and Bharati Dey will also join this tournament.

--IANS dm/kk/bg

( 264 Words)

2019-12-02-20:18:05 (IANS)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS (0)
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
 
MORE SPORTS NEWS
SAG 2019: Sakshi, Ravinder lead India to...
Nidhi, Saransh, Jennifer emerge victorio...
XI Racing: Mumbai Falcons soar high with...
Brisbane Heat defeat Adelaide Strikers t...
United victorious in Manchester derby...
Real Madrid top Espanyol, move back into...
More...
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Shah to move contentious CAB in LS on Mo...
Vote count for Karnataka bypolls on Mond...
Delhi fire: Kejriwal, Tiwari rush to ann...
Will Yeddyurappa govt survive? Monday re...
Akali Dal hails govt decision to table C...
Effective policing must to make women fe...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Endangered mahseer multiplying in H... 
Effective policing must to make wom... 
Kamal Haasan's MNM to skip local bo... 
Ian Somerhalder wants more than act... 
XI Racing: Mumbai Falcons soar high... 
SAG 2019: Sakshi, Ravinder lead Ind... 
Nidhi, Saransh, Jennifer emerge vic... 
Congress appeals to BJP-led allianc...