Noida/IBNS: Champions India are main the field with 83.91 Victory Points (VPs) at the finish of the first spherical of the twenty first Asia & Middle East Bridge Championship being organized right here by Bridge Federat of India underneath the aegis of Bridge Federation of Asia, non-playing Captain and coach of Indian workforce Debasish Ray knowledgeable Friday.
India are being adopted by United Arab Emirates and Pakistan who’ve gathered 62.29 VPs and 49.97 VPs respectively.
Bangladesh are mendacity at the fourth spot amassing 47.60 VPs whereas Jordan and Saudi Arabia are at the second in fifth and sixth with 33.87 VPs and 20.36 VPs respectively.
Two prime groups from this competitors, being performed on line, will qualify for the World Bridge Championship to be held in Italy subsequent March.
The championship is being performed on a spherical robin league foundation and ultimate positions of the taking part groups could be identified after three rounds of play.
The Indian workforce consisted of Jaggy Shivdasani, Sumit Mukherjee, Debabrata Majumdar, Keyzad Anklesaria, R Tiwari and Sandeep Thakral.