The 51st APBF Championships
2016-10-18  Circular 1 for APBF Championships 2017


Korea Contract Bridge League, KCBL

Nonhyn-ro 168 18-Gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Korea         TEL : 02-3445-3847   FAX : 02-3445-3848



Circular 1 for APBF Championships 2017


The Korea Contract Bridge League (KCBL) cordially invites all APBF member NBOs from Zones 4, 6 and 7 to participate in the 51st Asia Pacific Bridge Federation Championships.



May 28, Sunday, 2017 ~ June 7, Wednesday, 2017



Hotel Riviera Seoul

737 YeongDong-Daero, GangNam-Gu, Seoul, Korea.

Email:, Tel: +82-2-541-3111, Fax: +82-2-546-6111


Delegates Meetings, Captains Meeting and Welcome Dinner on May 28, 2017

       at 13:00          1st APBF Delegate Meeting

       at 15:30          Captains' Meeting

       at 17:00          2nd Delegate Meeting

       at 19:30          The APBF Championships Welcome Dinner


Championship Events

Open Team, Ladies Team,  Senior Team,  Junior Team, Youngster Team, and Girls Team

Each NBO can send 1 team to each of the 6 categories except Girls Team which can be

more than 1 team to encourage more girls participation.


Side Events

The Open Pairs and Kids Game may be added later.  Entry fees and other details will be notified in due time.




A registration form is enclosed. Please return the form to the Organizing Committee on or before 31 January 2017 by email to and cc to


Hotel Rates  (Exchange Rate: US$1.00 = KR\1,100 as of Aug 7, 2016)

The APBF room rates at Hotel Riviera (inclusive of tax and service charge):

       Twin room (130 rooms)          KR\108,900     (breakfast not included)

       Single room (70 rooms)          KR\108,900     (breakfast not included)

Breakfast buffet will be available at KR\18,150 per person.


Hotel Room Reservation Form should be sent directly to: and cc to


Once reservation is made and accepted by Hotel Riviera, any change in reservation should be made in due time, otherwise the hotel will levy cancellation charge. Please also note that rooms available at Riviera (the Venue) are limited unless reservation is made by the end of this year. Other hotels nearby are:


Prima Hotel Seoul,

Tel:  +82-2-6006-9114, Fax: +82-2-544-8523

Location:  Next door to the Riviera, only 100 Meters away


Ellui Hotel,

Tel:  +82-2-514-3535, Fax: +82-2-548-2500

Location:  Across from the Riviera, about 300 Meters away


There are many other hotels nearby; however each customer should make reservation individually, quite possibly at more favorable room rates than Riviera.


Entry Fees per Team


1.      Open Team            US$1,000

2.      Ladies Team           US$1,000

3.      Senior Team           US$600

4.      Junior and Girls             US$400

5.      Youngster              US$200

6.      Open Pairs per Session   KR\50,000/Pair (free for team participants and NPC)


Please remit all team entry fees on or before March 1, 2017 to:.

      Name of Beneficiary: Korea Contract Bridge League

    Bank Name: KEB Hana Bank, Apgujeong PB Center

       Beneficiary Account No: 917 910002 9270

       Swift Code No: KOEXKRSE

       Address of Beneficiary Bank: 867 EonJu-Ro, GangNam-Gu, Seoul, Korea

       Telephone Number: +82-2-512-1111

Entry fees for side events will be payable at registration on site.


ID and Password


Once your registration is received, we will send to your NBOs contact person the ID and Password for the on-line submission of necessary information required by the organizing committee.


Championship Website

The championship website containing detailed information will be ready for on-line submission by the end of the year. The website address will be


Deadlines to be Observed


       31 January 2017             Registration Closes

       31 March 2017              Remittance of Entry Fees

       28 February 2017           Submission of names and photos of all officials and players.

       28 April 2017         Submission of all systems and supplementary notes

       All correspondences to be made to and CC to


Please note that there will be a mandatory fine for late system submission. If there are any

extraneous circumstances that the deadlines cannot be met, please apply for exemption from the APBF Executive Committee through the APBF Secretariat at




HongSup Hahn, Chairman, Organizing Committee of 51st APBF Championships 2017

Email:, Mobile: +82-10-6813-0001



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