First For Bridge Malta Congress

2nd – 8th February 2022, Qawra, Malta

The Overseas Congress in spring 2022, sponsored by First For Bridge will take place in Qawra, Malta, Wednesday 2nd to Tuesday 8th February. It will be held at the 4* Superior db San Antonio Hotel & Spa, located in the northern part of the island of Malta, right in the heart of Qawra and just 100 metres from the bus terminus which offers direct routes to all areas of Malta. Information on available tours can be seen here.

We are delighted to confirm that this tournament will be going ahead

2022 Programme (print friendly version)

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, email, or post the above booking form. Please ensure that you have booked your accommodation with First For Bridge before booking the bridge - see below for details. Members are not allowed to make other accommodation arrangements.

The bridge fee is £154 and is payable to the EBU.

Wednesday 2nd Arrival from UK
8:00pm - 11:15pm Pre-Congress Pairs
Thursday 3rd 10:45am Welcome Meeting
1:00pm - 4:00pm Swiss Pairs, session 1
4:30pm - 6:30pm Swiss Pairs, session 2
Friday 4th 2:30pm - 5:45pm Round Robin Pairs, session 1
8:00pm - 11:15pm Round Robin Pairs, session 2
Saturday 5th Full day tour Excursion to Valetta
8:00pm - 11:15pm Pivot Teams (single pivot)
Sunday 6th Free Morning leisure
2:00pm - 5:00pm Open Pairs
8:00pm - 11:15pm Butler Pairs
Monday 7th Half-day tour Visit Mdina & Mosta
2:30pm - 5:45pm Multiple Teams, session 1
8:00pm - 11:15pm Multiple Teams, session 2
Tuesday 8th 12:30pm - 3:30pm Swiss Teams, session 1
4:00pm - 6:00pm Swiss Teams, session 2
followed by Sponsor's drinks reception and prize-giving
Wednesday 9th Departure to UK

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

8 days from £629pp

Please contact First for Bridge to book accommodation on this cruise. Tel: 01473 917309 before booking your bridge sessions via My EBU or email

4* db San Antonio Hotel & Spa, Qawra, Malta

Accommodation Package

7 nights all-inclusive twin or double room £629 per person, two excursions are included in the price along with airport transfers.. Flights are extra, please see below.


Low cost flights are already on sale for our dates from Birmingham; Bristol; Cardiff; Manchester; East Midlands; Edinburgh; and London Heathrow; Gatwick and Luton. First For Bridge are happy to assist in arranging flights if required.

For more details, or to make a reservation, please see here, or call 01473 917309. A deposit of £150 per person is required by First For Bridge to secure the booking. Please note that you will need to book with First For Bridge before booking your bridge with the EBU. You can book with the EBU either online or by phone 01296317203 or email


Single occupancy accommodation £14.00 per person per night (pppn). Sea view supplement - £5 per person per night in double/twin or single room; Upgrade to suite - £65 per room per night

What's Included

  • Transfers from Malta airport 
  • 7 nights in 4* accommodation on an all-inclusive basis (breakfast lunch, dinner & drinks)
  • Drinks reception 
  • Bottle of water in room on arrival and refillable when required 
  • Afternoon tea served in private congress area when there are afternoon bridge sessions
  • Porterage

Plus the following excursions:

  • Full day excursion to Valletta
  • Excursion to Mdina and Mosta

Full itinerary

Find a partner/team mates

If you are looking for a partner or team mates for this congress, please email