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On 26-29 August at the Centrum Konferencyjno-Wystawiennicze «Pałac Prymasowski» in Warsaw, with the support of Casino Palace and Bridge24.pl, was held the 2014 «Palace Cup» tournament.Palace Cup

The main event, was played August 27-29, it was an invitational tournament TOP-16 played by many of the most famous world stars: Balicki, Bertheau, Bessis, Brink, Buras, Drijver, Dubinin, Gromov, Kwiecień, Muller, Narkiewicz, Nystrom, Pszczoła, de Wijs, Zia, Bilde…etc.

Zia Mahmood
Zia Mahmood
Dennis Bilde
Dennis Bilde
Peter Bertheau
Peter Bertheau
Fredrik Nyström
Fredrik Nyström
Thomas Bessis
Thomas Bessis

The prizes for the TOP16 were:  1st place $ 10000 2nd place $ 6000 3rd place $ 4.500 4th place $ 3000 5th place $ 2500 6th place $ 2000…

These were the first 6 positions of the TOP 16 event:

place nr   country result
  1 12 Jacek Kalita
Michał Nowosadzki
POL 330.22
  2 2 Cezary Balicki
Michał Klukowski
POL 327.58
  3 14 Michał Kwiecień
Jacek Pszczoła
POL 327.46
  4 10 Andrej Gromov
Alexander Dubinin
RUS 321.56
  5 16 Dennis Bilde
Zia Mahmood
DEN
USA
315.55
  6 3 Peter Bertheau
Artur Malinowski
SWE
ENG
313.04
         

In Parallel was played a TOP-28, open for invited and willing to play pairs. The winners were  Latteria Tinis-Steinpol I Rzepin.

Simon de Wijs
Simon de Wijs

On 26.08, was held a PRO-AM tournament, where the players of TOP-16 played with bridge lovers. Pairs were completed during the auction where it was possible to buy the partner from the world top.

Rafał Jagniewski
Rafał Jagniewski

This event was won by: Simon de Wijs (NED) and Grzegorz Darkiewicz-Moniuszko (POL) with 65.19 %.

Second arrived Rafał Jagniewski (POL)-Krzysztof Hordyński (POL)  and third Jacek Pszczoła (POL)- Adam Wyszyński (POL).

Jacek Pszczoła
Jacek Pszczoła

 All The PRO/AM results: [ilink url=»http://www.pzbs.pl/wyniki/turnieje/2014/palacecup/W-palacepm.html»]Click Here[/ilink]