18 Sep 2015

Cheating allegations causing a furore in bridge circles

From Nine To Noon, 9:35 am on 18 September 2015

Once a traditional parlour game, bridge has been hit by two separate cheating scandals. It's claimed Italians Fulvio Fantoni, and Claudio Nunes, who play with the Monaco team, communicated with each other illegally during last year's European championships in Croatia. The European Bridge League is already investigating claims of cheating by two other players, Israelis Lotan Fisher and Ron Schwartz after one of their team mates blew the whistle on them. Richard Soloman from New Zealand Bridge says its akin to doping in athletics