The 12th season of the popular bridge festival is under way!

In this page you can find detailed information on the tournament schedule, the venue and accommodation and other happenings. In any case do not hesitate to contact us for any clarification/extra information!

 

Tournaments

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Traditionally the tournaments of the festival have been the Open Pairs, the Swiss Teams and the Mixed Pairs. This year is no exception and the week starts with the Open Pairs, the event that attracts the highest participation. It is a 3-session pairs’ event with match-point scoring across the field and it will be played from Friday 16 September to to Sunday 18 September 2022, with one session every day.

The second event is the Mixed Pairs which is also a match points event, this one takes place over two sessions from Monday 19 to Tuesday 20 September 2022.

The schedule of the festival is rounded up with the Teams event. This is played in a Swiss format (and appropriately selected Danish rounds) in 2 sessions, Wednesday 21 & Thursday 22 September 2022 and its completion marks the end of the festival.

Random generated computer hands will be used throughout the festival and top pairs will be seeded. Hand records will be provided at the completion of each session and top tables’ play in the teams event will be broadcasted on the Internet.

Moreover, for the Open Pairs & Mixed Pairs tournament barometer scoring will be available.

Entry fees are as follows:

Open Pairs 100 € per person
Mixed Pairs 60 € per person
Swiss Teams 75 € per person

Special discounts on the prices above are provided for juniors and for active members of Hellenic Bridge Federation.

Not yet tired of playing bridge after the main events?
Evening friendly tournaments will be open to anybody, 10E per person, 60% of the jackpot to the prize pool with scrambled formula. Every day 4 lucky players will be randomly selected to play in the evening friendly tournament and spend a night of great bridge with small international rising stars!

We will be waiting for you every afternoon by the pool to discuss the most complicated hands of the previous night!

Accommodation

The venue for the 12th Greek Islands Bridge Festival will take place at the 5-star Angsana Corfu Resort & Spa.

Angsana Corfu is a Mediterranean sanctuary of extraordinary beauty, a luxurious spa and beach resort offering the warmth and charms of its unique blend of Greek and Asian hospitality. The estate is surrounded by a landscape of exquisite beauty with Mediterranean gardens and olive tree groves, overlooking the picturesque Benitses Bay.

Angsana Corfu offers a full range of premium hospitality facilities and services to make every guest's stay extraordinary, comfortable and welcoming – a feeling of home away from home.

At the hotel you will explore a range of 4 signature restaurants, 7 bars and outdoor lounge terraces overlooking a panorama of breathtaking sea views and the lush green countryside.

You will enjoy the use of a private sandy beach, fully organized, and a breathtaking infinity pool. All of them include umbrellas, towels, sunbeds, bathrobes, and slippers, free of charge.

You will experience the signature award-winning Angsana Spa with 11 treatment rooms, some with sea views over the bay, an amazing yoga deck and a peaceful indoor pool overlooking the infinity pool and the bay.

The hotel also provides an indoor swimming pool with a spectacular view and a high-end spacious fitness center.

Throughout the day accompanying children from 4-12 years, can enjoy the activities of the Kid’s Club.

This year, the organizing team has managed to offer a fantastic package for the whole week, 805€ per person!

We have arranged special accommodation prices for bridge players.

Please contact: 

Phone: +30-2661022900

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Alternatively, accommodation can be provided at nearby hotels at lower rates. If you need further information do not hesitate the bridge festival team.

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Special Events / Excursion

One hour prior to the start of the 1st session, a welcome reception will be held at the Angsana’s  Starboard Lounge with the unique view. It will provide a wonderful opportunity to meet the other players in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere and enjoy a drink before the play begins.

During the week of the festival the following special events will be held:

Opening reception – Welcome drink

Opening reception – Welcome drink

 

Gala Dinner - Awards Ceremony

The closing event of the festival will be held on the last night, Thursday 22 September 2022 on the beautiful terrace around Angsana’s pool. The participants will be entertained with a dj set during the marvelous dinner, as well as traditional Corfiot dances and music.

The awards ceremony will take place and numerous winners we receive silver cups and handsome money awards. Needless to say, the conclusion of the event will find everyone on the dance floor!

 

General Information

Below you will find additional information for the festival week:

Registration

Upon your arrival, our team will be waiting for you at the hotel’s foyer area. A quick registration process will take place to make sure you have the right information provided, followed by a hand over of welcome gifts and information material.

Badges

You will receive a name badge during the registration.  Please wear it as often as possible so to get to know everyone.

Find a partner

If you are looking for a partner for one tournament or for the whole week, please let us know. Use the online form in this site or email us in advance and we will try to create the best possible matchup!

Hotel check-out

Check-out must be completed until 12:00 noon. If you wish to prolong your stay, please check with the hotel reception if there is such flexibility and if there are any additional charges.

Casino

Casino Corfu is located in Corfu town, at the Corfu Palace Hotel. If you wish to visit, please ask the information desk for additional details, directions and transport arrangements.

Contact Information

Greek Festival team

Tel: +30 210 67 72 129 Georgia Micheli

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Hotel Contact Details:

Phone: +30-2661022900

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