Bridge Overseas Rome Congress

4* Hotel Quirinale, 5th -11th February 2020

Please be aware of minor changes to the programme for Saturday and Sunday.

The Overseas Congress in winter 2020, sponsored by Bridge Overseas will take place in Rome, Wednesday 5th to Tuesday 11th February.

It will be held at the 4* Hotel Quirinale, located by the Piazza della Repubblica, Piazza Venezia and the Trevi Fountain.

To enter

Attendance at the congress is exclusive to delegates booking their accommodation with Bridge Overseas. For further details please see here. Members of other national bridge organisations are welcome.

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.





Wednesday 5th

8:15pm – 11:30pm

Pre-Congress Pairs

Thursday 6th

10:30 am

Welcome meeting

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Swiss Pairs, session 1 (2 matches)

3:45pm – 6:45pm

Swiss Pairs, session 2 (3 matches)

Friday 7th

Free morning to explore the city

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Swiss Pairs, session 3 (2 matches)

3:45pm – 6:45pm

Swiss Pairs, session 4 (3 matches)

Saturday 8th

Free day to explore the city

8:00pm – 11:30pm

Pivot Teams (single pivot)

Sunday 9th

Free morning to explore the city

2:30pm – 5:45pm

Open Pairs

8:00pm – 11:15pm

Men’s, Ladies’ and Mixed Pairs

Monday 10th

1:00pm – 3:30pm (approx)

Teams round robin with Pachabo scoring, session 1

4:15pm – 6:45pm

Teams round robin with Pachabo scoring, session 2

Tuesday 11th

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

Entry Fees

Bridge Fees - £150 for the full congress payable to the English Bridge Union.

For accommodation prices, please see below

Entry fees are per player and should be made in advance.

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 in all events.

Venue and Tariff

Please Contact Bridge Overseas to book accommodation. Tel: 0800 0346 246

4* Hotel Quirinale , Rome, Italy

Accommodation Package
7 nights B&B twin or double room £699 per person. Airport transfers are included in the price.
Flights are extra, please see below.


Low cost flights are available from Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham and other regional airports to Rome. Please note that the price of these flights usually increases considerably over time. Bridge Overseas can assist in arranging flights if required.

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

A deposit of £150 per person is required by Bridge Overseas to secure the booking.

You may also email Jane at Bridge Overseas who will be able to answer any questions.


Single occupancy accommodation £19.99 per person per night (pppn).
Upgrades are available on request.

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