USBC Byes after Vanderbilt
With all of the events in which teams can earn byes completed, three teams - Diamond, Hamman & Fleisher - have byes to the Round of 16. No team has a deeper bye. Therefore, if 17 or more teams enter the 2015 USBC, the event will start with a Round Robin to qualify 13 teams for the Round of 16 and continue with 2 day Rounds of 16, 8, 4 and 2. If exactly 16 teams enter, the event will start with a Knockout Round of 16. If fewer than 16 teams enter, the event will start with a 2 day Round Robin to qualify 8 teams for the Quarterfinal.
USBF BOARD TO CHOOSE TEAM FOR 2015 HUA YUAN CUP
Click here for a description of how the votes will be tabulated to select the top pairs.
Click here for the full text of the email sent to women USBF members for whom we have email addresses.
Click here for the answers to some questions Board members have been asked.
Click here for the specifics of the event.
Click here for instructions about changing the email address USBF has for you.
No SportAccord event in 2015
The World Bridge Federation has informed us that the SportAccord World Mind Games will be held only in even-numbered years from now forward, so there will be no SportAccord event in 2015.