Bridge Overseas Athens Congress

30th January - 5th February 2019, Athens

Athens Congress Programme

The Overseas Congress in spring 2019, sponsored by Bridge Overseas will take place in Athens, Wednesday 30th January to Tuesday 5th February.

It will be held at the Wyndham Grand, located centrally on Karaiskaki Square near the Acropolis and the Parthenon.

Information on available excursions can be seen here.

To enter

The easiest way to enter is online through My EBU. Log-in and select 'Book Events' from the Utilities menu.

You can also call 01296 317203/19, email, or post the above booking form.

Please ensure that you have booked your accommodation with Bridge Overseas before booking the bridge - see below for details.





Wednesday 30th

8:15pm - 11:30pm

Pre-Congress Pairs

Thursday 31st


Welcome meeting

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Swiss Pairs, session 1 (2 matches)

3:45pm - 6:45pm

Swiss Pairs, session 2 (3 matches)

Friday 1st

Optional morning City Tour

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Swiss Pairs, session 3 (2 matches)

3:45pm - 6:45pm

Swiss Pairs, session 4 (3 matches)

Saturday 2nd

Optional morning Tour

2:30pm - 5:45pm

Open Pairs

8:00pm - 11:30pm

Pivot Teams

Sunday 3rd

Optional all day Tour

8:00pm - 11:15pm

Men's, Ladies' and Mixed Pairs

Monday 4th

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Swiss Teams, Session 1 (2 matches)

3:45pm - 6:45pm

Swiss Teams, session 2 (3 matches)

Tuesday 5th

Noon - 2:00pm

Swiss Teams, Session 3 (2 matches)

3:00pm - 6:00pm

Swiss Teams. Session 4 (3 matches)

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Bridge Overseas drinks reception and prize giving


Optional visit to traditional Greek restaurant

Entry Fees

Bridge fees payable to the EBU


Master Points

The Swiss Pairs and the Swiss Teams are fully Green Pointed. Other events are Blue Pointed on the National Congress scale.

Level 4 agreements are permitted.

Venue and Tariff

Wyndham Grand, Karaiskaki Square, Athens

Bookings must be made through Bridge Overseas.

£689 B&B, per person, when sharing a room
Double room for sole use - £14.99 supplement per person per night (limited availability)

For more details, or to make a reservation, please see here, or call 08000 346246

A Deposit of £150 is required by Bridge Overseas to secure the booking.

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