Sylvie WillardMrs. Willard, living in Paris.
She is #1 in the World Women Ranking.
She was born in Trébeurden, on the coast of Brittany. She is the first born of the eight children of Nicole and Irénée Bajos de Heredia. Her mother was the first woman to become an International tournament director.

All her family is strictly involved into Bridge.
Sylvie started playing bridge at top level after graduating in Computer Science.

She is member of the WBF Executive Council and of the WBF High Level Player Commission.

She won the last Venice Cup (Chennai 2015), thus she is World reigining champion in the Women teams serie.

In 2013, together with her partner Benedicte Cronier, she won the Sidney H. Lazard Jr. Sportmanship Award. “These women are the epitome of grace, good manners, cheerfulness and sportsmanship, making the bridge experience more pleasurable for everyone,” said the Sportsmanship Committee Chairman Sidney Lazard.

cupTitles

1983 36th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Wiesbaden – Women Teams
1985 37th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Salsomaggiore – Women Teams
1987 38th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Brighton – Women Teams
1995 42th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Vilamoura – Women Teams
2002 4th IOC GRAND PRIX – Salt Lake City – Women Teams
2005 2nd EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS – Tenerife – Women Teams
2005 37th WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Estoril – Women Teams
2006 48th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Warsaw – Women Teams
2008 49th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Pau – Women Teams
2010 50th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Ostend – Women Teams
2011 40th WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Veldhoven – Women Teams
2015 42nd WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Chennai – Women Teams
2015 7th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS – Tromso – Mixed Pairs

Sylvie Willard

Team Lavazza

Mrs. Willard, living in Paris.
She is #1 in the World Women Ranking.
She was born in Trébeurden, on the coast of Brittany. She is the first born of the eight children of Nicole and Irénée Bajos de Heredia. Her mother was the first woman to become an International tournament director.

All her family is strictly involved into Bridge.
Sylvie started playing bridge at top level after graduating in Computer Science.

She is member of the WBF Executive Council and of the WBF High Level Player Commission.

She won the last Venice Cup (Chennai 2015), thus she is World reigining champion in the Women teams serie.

In 2013, together with her partner Benedicte Cronier, she won the Sidney H. Lazard Jr. Sportmanship Award. “These women are the epitome of grace, good manners, cheerfulness and sportsmanship, making the bridge experience more pleasurable for everyone,” said the Sportsmanship Committee Chairman Sidney Lazard.

cupTitles

36th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Wiesbaden 1983 – Women Teams

37th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Salsomaggiore 1985 – Women Teams

38th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Brighton 1987 – Women Teams

42th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Vilamoura 1995 – Women Teams

4th IOC GRAND PRIX
Salt Lake City 2002 – Women Teams

2nd EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS
Tenerife 2005 – Women Teams

37th WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Estoril 2005 – Women Teams

48th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Warsaw 2006 – Women Teams

49th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Pau 2008 – Women Teams

50th EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Ostend 2010 – Women Teams

40th WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Veldhoven 2011 – Women Teams

42nd WORLD TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Chennai 2015 – Women Teams

7th EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
Tromso 2015 – Mixed Pairs