Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championships
The Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championships are held in conjunction with the Commonwealth Games.
The first Championship was held in Manchester, England. The event was held at Whitworth Hall, part of the University of Manchester, 15-20 July 2002.
Canada defeated Wales for the gold medal. India captured the bronze medal.
There were 28 entries.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Sydney Christian, Duncan Finch, Al James, Errol James and Junia Nibbs.
- Australia - Ishmael Del Monte, George Gasper, Paul Marston and Bob Richman.
- Barbados - Leslie Atherley, Colin Depradine, Michael Gill, Roglyn Hinds, Charles Hollingsworth and Alan Moss.
- Bermuda - John Glynn, Vera Petty, Roman Smolski, David Sykes and Sally Sykes.
- Canada - Keith Balcombe, Gordon Campbell, Judith Gartaganis and Nicholas Gartaganis.
- England - Michelle Brunner, David Burn, Brian Callaghan, Rhona Goldenfield, David Mossop and David Price.
- Guernsey - Margaret Allen, Mike Allen, Rudi Falla, Andy Hall, Dick Langham and Jill Morgan.
- Guyana - Amina Beepat, Dennis Beepat, Ramdat Rampersaud and Colin Yhap.
- India - C R Bandrinath, Sunit Choksi, R Krishnan, P Sridharen, S Sundarram and K R Venkataraman.
- Isle of Man - Harry Beere, Andy Elliot, Robin Hicks, John Large, Tag O'Mahoney, John Stewart and Geoffrey Whittaker.
- Jamaica - Wayne Chai-Chong, Michael Coore, Rex James, David Levy, Tony Roberts and Calvin Wong.
- Jersey - David Friswell, Carl Harrison, David Hole, Marion Miles, Sue Rankin and Douglas Romain.
- Kenya - K V Bhatt, Rita Chandra, Sushil Chandra and R C Sharma.
- Malaysia - Siew Heng Chang, Siew Kwan Chang, Dr Teong Wah Lim and David Law.
- Malta - Oliver Clare, Francis Consiglio, Joan Consiglio, Mario Dix, Irene Naudi, Margaret Parnis and Albert Sacco.
- Mauritius - Farouk Ghaws, Balkrishna Gokulsing, Chabilal Gokulsing, Herve Govinden, Nandansing Hurpaul, Brigitte Ribet and Garry Lam Po Tang.
- Northern Ireland - Ceara Burns, Michael Coffrey, John Lavery, Ian Lindsay, John Murchan and Robert Plunkett.
- Saint Lucia - Johnson Cenac, Dr George Forde, Hon Dr Walter Francois, Enrico Lewis, Hon Mario Michel and Dexter Theodore.
- Scotland - Charles Outred, Vi Outred, Les Steel and Willie Whittaker.
- Singapore - Changsong Chen, Steven Chi, Aik Koan Heng, Kuo Tang Liao, Feng Li and Likun Xing.
- South Africa - Alon Aptekter, Wayne Chu, Bernard Donde, Duggie Ettlinger, Craig Gower and Glen Holman.
- Sri Lanka - Y R Karunartne, Ashantha de Mel, Fritz Penera and Anton Selvananyagam.
- Tanzania - Mahen Gandhi, Sulemanji Girnary, Sajal Rakhit, Sajjad Salehebai and Satiss Soochak.
- Trinidad and Tobago - David Clarke, Trevor Hart, Roger Mapp, Mohan Seepersad and Dean Seeteram.
- Uganda - Joseph Almeida, Rajan Dixit, V Mohan, Bharti Popat and Suru Popat.
- Wales - Adam Dunn, Peter Goodman, Dafydd Jones, Gary Jones, Jim Luck, Filip Kurbalija and Tim Rees.
- Zimbabwe - Michael Bourdillon, Andrew Brooke, Gail Cameron, Leif-Erik Stabell and Vanessa Vos.
The second Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship was held in Murrumbeena, Victoria near Melbourne, Australia, 7-12 March 2006.
The third Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship was held in Delhi, India, 24-29 October 2010.
Participants were Australia, Australia Ladies, Bangladesh, England, Guernsey, India 1, India 2, India Ladies, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, Wales plus the Chairman's Team and six sponsored teams.
The Scotland Team winning the Gold medal was Brian Spears, John Murdoch, Derek Sanders, Derek Diamond, Irving Gordon and Sandy Duncan.
The 4th Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championship will be held in Glasgow, Scotland, 8-14 September 2014.