GNT 2017 – Grand National Teams

WhereDistrict Final: Bridge Québec for Open et B, Halifax for A and C / ACBL Final in Toronto in July

WhenDistrict: April 2 - Open and B Flights / May 13 - A and C Flights

PointsNorth-American / Gold and Red Points

Schedule10:30 - 2 sessions

Results – District 1 finals

Open: Summary –  Details
Winners: Kamel Fergani, Frederic Pollack, Jeffrey Smith, John Zaluski

B:  Summary –  Details
Winners: Josette Lévesque, Chantal Dubé, Jean Bellemarre, Jean La Traverse

Superb participation in these finals in Montréal/Laval.
Flight A and C finals will be held in Halifax on May 13th. 


GNT – Grand National Teams is a team competition, across the ACBL, divided into 4 categories. The finals take place at the Summer NABC, where teams representing the 25 districts of the ACBL meet. The Montreal Bridge League is working with District 1 to encourage the participation of its members in the final of the district, and eventually the ACBL final.

4 flights:
Open  =  Championship
A  =  up to 6000
B  =  up to 2500
C  =  up to 500, Non Life Master

Categories A-B-C: these limits are per player. MPs as of August 6, 2016, in the Bridge Bulletin of September 2016.

District finals

  • Flights Open and B: Sunday April 2, 2017
    Club Bridge Québec
    3265 Autoroute 440 ouest, Laval, QC, H7P 5P2
    10:30 & TBA (2 sessions)
    80$ per team – No prior qualification
  • Flights A and C: Saturday May 13, 2017
    MCG Bridge Studio
    6960 Mumford Rd, Halifax, NÉ
    10:30 & TBA (2 sessions)

Interested teams can play directly to the final of District 1 where indicated. They may play in their category or in a higher category.

Some details…
  • 4 to 6 players, each to play at least half of the boards. No prior qualification.
  • Gold and Red Points.
  • Not sure if you want or can go to the ACBL final in Toronto? You can still participate in the finals of the district and have the pleasure of playing in a competitive environment.
  • You want to go to ACBL finals but not all members of your team? The terms are intended to replace or add players on the team.

The ACBL final will be held in Toronto in July 2017. Each district can be represented by one team per flight (25 districts).

Conditions of Contest – District 1

For more information: Louise Mascolo,

ACBL Finals

The NABC in Toronto is scheduled from July 20 to July 30. Play for all GNT Fligts starts on Wednesday 19 (Swiss formula), and continues the next day with the round of 16 and so on until the Finals on Sunday.

The entry fee is waived for the first two days of the GNT National Final for Flights A, B, and C as an award for winning the District portion of the GNT competition.