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Honouring the History Maker

Honouring the History Maker

By In 44th World Bridge Teams Championships On 15th September 2019


One of the highlights of the Opening Ceremony was the presentation by the President of the WBF, Gianarrigo Rona to the President Emeritus of the WBF, José Damiani of an award to commemorate one of the most significant moments in the history of the WBF.
The inscription reads:
1999 – 2019
20th anniversary of the recognition by the IOC of the WBF as International Federation
With gratitude to President José Damiani who achieved this prestigious milestone.


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Mark Horton British journalist and expert player, was Editor of Bridge Magazine 1995-2017 and now edits the free online publication A New Bridge Magazine. At one time, his business cards were inscribed: Have Cards will Travel, but following the death of his most famous sponsor, the Rabbi Leonard Helman, he has tended to concentrate on his writing exploits (in 2018 he had five books published!). Anyone wanting to discover how to lose at bridge on a regular basis (and pay for the privilege) should feel to contact him. He currently lives in Shrewsbury with his wife Liz.