The Yeh Online Bridge World Cup, showcasing the world’s best bridge players and biggest personalities, premieres Oct. 31 at noon EST on BBO. The three-day, live online show also features a top-class team of analysts who provide voice and text commentary.

Live-streaming action starring four powerhouse teams based in Seattle, Turin and Beijing will be broadcast, with social media reporting up-to-the-minute information through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The international celebrities from the U.S., Europe and China will battle it out in a double round-robin format. The mixed-pairs competition will be played in 16-board matches.

Team USA-BBO: Bill Gates, Sharon Osberg, Bob Hamman, Jill Meyers, Fred Gitelman, Sheri Winestock

Team EUROPE-LAVAZZA: Partnering sponsor Maria Teresa Lavazza, Norberto Bocchi, Sylvie Willard, Benedicte Cronier; Giorgio Duboin, Emanuela Calandra, Augustin Madala

Team CCBA: Zeng Peiyan, Guo Jinlong, Gu Ling, Sun Shaolin, Shang Bangxiang, Li Jianwei

Team CHEN YEH: Event sponsor Chen Yeh Chen, Shih Juei-Yu, Chen Dawei, Sun Ming, Zhang Ya-Lan and Wang Ping.

The time is high noon on Monday, Oct. 31. Follow all the action on BBO when Gates and company step into the spotlight to take on Team Europe.

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