England claim Bronze Medal at the World Championships

April 8, 2022

Congratulations to the England Women's team who claim bronze at the World Championships!

In their semi-final match against Turkey, they played a gruelling schedule of 4x16-board matches to make up for the postponement on Tuesday, but lost 193-236 and Turkey will now face Sweden in the final. England share the bronze medal with Poland, who lost their semi-final match to Sweden. Representing England were: Sally BrockFiona BrownHeather DhondyNevena SeniorCatherine Draper & Gillian Fawcett, with NPC: David Burn.

Congratulations are also due to the England Open team who reached the World Championship Quarter Finals. Having led for much of the match, the Open team were finally knocked out by the mighty Swiss team.

Below, some of the England women's team relax after a long day of bridge.

England Women's Team at the World Championships in Italy 2022

 

Venice Cup

Semi-final

  England v. Turkey

Wednesday 6th - Thursday 7th 

Session 1
30-34

Session 2
28-37

Session 3
22-59

 

Running total: 193-236

Thursday 7th -Friday8th

Session 4

41-18
 

Session 5

35-43
 

Session 6

37-45
 

Venice Cup

Quarterfinal

  England v. France

Monday 4th 

Session 1
46-33

Session 2
32-37

Session 3
32-58

 

Final total: 219 - 170

Wednesday 6th

Session 4
63-5

Session 5
20-11

Session 6
26-26

Bermuda Bowl

Quarterfinal

  England v. Switzerland

Monday 4th

Session 1
49-20

Session 2
21-23

Session 3
22-43

 

Final total: 139 - 182

Wednesday 6th

Session 4
17-18

Session 5
18-41

Session 6
12-37

 

           
         

 

 

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