Welcome to the Copenhagen Bridge Invitational
It is a privilige for the Danish Bridge Federation to once again invite all bridge lovers to follow the battles of some of the world's finest players during the 2nd edition of the Copenhagen Bridge Invitational.
Winners of the inaugural Copenhagen Bridge Invitational in November 2010 were Peter Bertheau and Fredrik Nyström who will be participating again in 2013, although this year with seperate partners to leave their competitors a chance.
20 international top pairs will compete in a three-day imp pair tournament at the Tivoli Hotel & Congress Center. The players are invited not only for their amazing bridge skills, but also their sparkling personalities to ensure a spectacular event. The hope is that the Copenhagen Bridge Invitational will in time become one of the world's most prestigious invitational tournaments, as the legendary similar tournaments from past decades.
Play with the stars
Prior to the main event an exclusive pro/am takes place on Thursday the 21st of february, where all players of the main event will available as partners sold by an online auction. The pro/am is open to bridge players of all skill levels and the possibility of a lifetime to spend an evening opposite a world champion. Participation includes drinks and canapees introducing the event and an evening buffet closing the event in the company of the stars and celebrities. Read more and follow the auction under the pro/am-section.
Winners of the 2010 pro/am: Poker star Gus Hansen with Tom Hanlon of Ireland. Photo: Christian Arp-Hansen
As in 2010 His Royal Highness Prince Consort of Denmark will be participating at the pro/am partnering a top player. In his capacity of protector of the Danish Bridge Federation His Royal Highness Prince Consort of Denmark will also be presenting the prizes at the prizegiving ceremony on Sunday evening the 24th of February.
HRH Prince Consort of Denmark with Philippe Cronier and Jens Auken in 2010.
Photo: Christian Arp-Hansen