.Bernd Saurer was born in Vienna on June 26, 1974 and attended high school in the Austrian capital before graduating in law.
Bernd, who also holds some administrative positions in the Austrian Liberal Party, has as main collateral interests history, literature and bridge.
Within the framework of the bridge, he was highlighted by winning the World Junior Pairs Championships in 1999 and the University Teams in 2000.
Later he formed a strong and lasting pair with Doris Fischer who earned him several national titles and international placings.
Bernd, who also won the Patton in Biarritz in 2004, is now a World Open Master.