The 1st ever Women Champions Cup

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The 1st ever Women Champions Cup has begun – how thrilling!
After many preparations, it is finally happening.
The initiative of the EBL’s Women’s Bridge Committee has taken shape and is being hosted in the wonderful and pampering Rixos hotel in Dubrovnik.
For the first time in the Champion’s Cup’s history, we finally see dozens of women players participating in this event.
Originally the Champion’s Cup this year intended hosting 20 teams (12 in the Open category and 8 in the Women’s category).
However, 3 weeks ago the 2 Israeli teams that were meant to partake, had to cancel their participation, due to the war which broke out on the 7th of October.
We were able to find a replacement team in the Open category but unfortunately not for the Women’s category.
Nevertheless, we wish the 1st Women’s Champion’s Cup to be successful, fun and enjoyable and that this is the beginning of a great tradition which affords more opportunities for women players to gain experience in the international arena.
We would like to thank all involved – EBL’s staff, NBOs and Women’s Coordinators, Championship’s Committee and of course the women players who are showing that “Women’s Bridge Matters” and is alive and kicking.
Good luck to all and may the best team win.
Oryah Meir