The 14th HCL International Bridge Championship will be held at New Delhi, from 19th October to 23rd October 2016, JW Marriott Hotel, New Delhi Aerocity. The championship will have the pleasure of announcing:
- The 'Naresh Tandan Trophy' for the winners of Team of Four Gold event
- The 'Mohini Tandan Trophy' for the winners of Team of Four Silver event
- The 'Neena Bonarji Trophy' for the winners of Open Pairs event
The tournament format and time schedules are subject to change, before or during the championship, and at the discretion of the organizing committee. This decision will be taken in consultation with the Chief Tournament Director (CTD).
The tournament will follow the WBF 2007 Laws of Duplicate Bridge as amended from time to time. The Applicable Supplemental Conditions of Contest shall be circulated before the start of the tournament.
WBF system policy shall be followed throughout the tournament. The Brown Sticker Conventions are not allowed in the Swiss League/Super League Stage of Team of Four Event and
in Elimination Stage of Pairs events. The pairs employing Brown Sticker Conventions in the knock-out stage of Team Events must submit their convention with written defense to
the CTD before the start of the last round of Swiss/Super League stage. Multi 2D is allowed, provided a written defense against the convention is provided to the opponents before the start of the round.
Psyche of a conventional bid is not permitted at any stage of any event and Psyches are not permitted during Swiss/Super Leagues of Team of Four Silver Event & Elimination round of Open Pairs event.
Applicable Supplemental Conditions of Contest