The Championship consists of an Open Team event for Ruia Trophies and an Open Pair event for Shree Cement Trophies. Beside there would be an event for IMP Pairs, Mixed Pairs and Junior Team also.
Apart from S.N. De Sarkar and Pranab Bardhan, who won the Gold Medal in the Pairs event, Sumit Mukherjee and Debabrata Mazumder, who were part of the Bronze Medal winners in the Team event in the last Asian Games, Subrata Saha and Sukomal Das who were members of the senior team that played at the last world championship in China last August will be seen in action. Other luminaries of Indian bridge including R. Tewari, K. Ankelsaria, Jitu Solanki, Dipak Poddar, Debashish Roy, Pritish Kusari, Kiran Nadar, Monika Jaju and Bharati Dey will also join this tournament.