Dear Bridge Player:

We invite you to participate in the forthcoming 5th South American Transnational Bridge Festival to be held in Santiago de Chile from 17 to 24 May. This tournament will take place at the Sheraton Hotel, and you will be able to play Pairs and Teams events in the Open, Ladies and Mixed Pairs categories. Details of the event can be seen on the website:

Team Lavazza

To date we have already confirmed the participation of the following international teams:

Team Lavazza, comprising most of the winners of last Bermuda Bowl, counting among its players: María Teresa Lavazza, Agustín Madala, Norberto Bocchi, Giorgio Duboin, Guido Ferraro and Alejandro Bianchedi.

Reese Milner
Reese Milner

Team Milner: Reese Milner (Vanderbilt winner), Hemant Lall (Spingold winner), [ilink url=»»]Justin Lall [/ilink] (several times Youth World Champion and Runner-Up in Veldhoven 2011) and the prestigious american player Gigi Simpson.

Gigi Simpson
Gigi Simpson

 Also note that five of the top six players from the South American bridge ranking also have confirmed their participation, as numerous players who have earned the South American Champion title several times. There are expected to participate in this tournament more than 35 teams in the Open category and more than 20 teams in the Ladies category, making this championship one of the most entertaining that have been held in South America.


 The general direction of the tournament will be conducted by Mr. Maurizio di Sacco, director of the prestigious World Bridge Federation.

We recommend you not to miss the opportunity to participate in this Festival, where you surely will be able to enjoy the traditional kind and loving welcome that Santiago de Chile always provides to foreign delegations.

For your registration, send an e-mail to Mr. Roberto García:,

Waiting to welcome you in Santiago this May:

Yours sincerely,

Roberto Garcia
Roberto Garcia

Organizing Comitte

Roberto Garcia C.