Sicily Congress

8th - 14th October 2019, Sicily

The Overseas Congress in autumn 2019, sponsored by Bridge Overseas will take place in Sicily.

It will be held at the Atahotel, Naxos Beach, a beach-side resort in the shadow of Mount Etna.

Optional excursions are available. See here for more details on the hotel and local area.

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.

Bridge fees should be paid to the EBU - but please book with Bridge Overseas first to ensure there is accommodation available.


Tuesday 8th October

8:15pm - 11:30pm

Pre-Congress Pairs

Wednesday 9th


Welcome Meeting

2:30pm - 5:45pm

Open Pairs

8:15pm - 11:45pm

Pivot Teams

Thursday 10th

2:30pm - 5:45pm

Swiss Pairs (session 1, 3 matches)

8:15pm - 11:30pm

Swiss Pairs (session 2, 3 matches

Friday 11th

2:30pm - 6:45pm

Swiss Pairs (session 3, 4 matches

Free evening

Saturday 12th

Free day

8:15pm - 11:30pm

Men's, Ladies' and Mixed Pairs

Sunday 13th

2:30pm - 5:45pm

Swiss Teams (session 1, 3 matches)

8:15pm - 11:30pm

Swiss Teams (session 2, 3 matches)

Monday 14th

2:00pm - 6:30pm

Swiss Teams (session 3, 4 matches)

Entry Fees

Congress Bridge Fees - £146 per player

Master Points

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

Venue and Tariff

Atahotel, Naxos Beach,
Giardini Naxos, Sicily

Accommodation package
7 nights DB&B twin or double room £739.00 per person including free use of room safe and wi-fi.
Airport transfers are included in the price.

Flights are extra, please see below

Because of greater than expected take-up of single rooms we regret that the single room supplement will now be £24.99 pppn. Bookings already confirmed at lower rates are unaffected.

Flights depart 8th October 2019
Low cost flights are available from Gatwick, Manchester, Luton and other regional airports to Sicily Catania airport. Please note that the prices of these flights usually increase considerably over time. Bridge Overseas can assist in arranging flights if required.

To book

Accommodation bookings should be made with Bridge Overseas: 0800 0346 246,

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

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