Tuesday, August 14, 2018, New Delhi: HCL
, a leading global conglomerate, today announced the successful completion of the 16th
HCL International Bridge Championship, held under the auspices of the Bridge Federation of India. The six-day Championship witnessed participation from ~800 players and 160 teams from India and several other countries including the US, Bulgaria, Australia, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Africa, New Zealand, Japan, UK, Sweden, Thailand and Bangladesh. The participants battled it out for one of the world’s highest prize purse for Bridge, totalling Rs. 1.8 Crore. The Chief Guest at the Closing Ceremony of the Tournament was Mr. Gagan Narang, an Indian shooter in Air Rifle shooting, supported by the Olympic Gold Quest. He won the Bronze Medal in the Men’s 10 m Air Rifle Event at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.