From 27.01 to 30.01
2022 in famous Harpa

The Reykjavik Bridge Festival 2022 will be held in Harpa Concert hall on 27th of January through 30th of January. The tournament is organized by the Bridge Federation Iceland. Please direct all questions to bridge@bridge.is

Competition will be held in both Open Pairs and Open Teams.
Registration fees are:

Open Pairs – 26.000 ISK per pair
Open Teams – 52.000 ISK per team

After registration, payment should be sent to the following bank account.

International payments:
Bank: Landsbanki Íslands
IBAN : IS43 0115 2600 5431 4801 6947 69
SWIFT (BIC) :NBIIISRE

Local payments:
115 – 26 – 5431
kt: 480169-4769

Payments should be made before 22nd of January 2022.
Please contact bridge@bridge.is for any questions.

REGISTER NOW

SCHEDULE

Open pairs

The pairs tournament is 20 round of 4 boards. The format is MP with Swiss movements.

THURSDAY | January 27th
  • 19.00 – 19.15 | Opening

  • 19.15 – 23.30 | Rounds 1 – 8

FRIDAY | January 28th
  • 10.00 – 12.45 | Rounds 9 – 13

  • 12.45 – 14.00 | Lunch

  • 14.00 – 15.35 | Rounds 14 – 16

  • 15.35 – 17.45 | Rounds 17 – 20

SCHEDULE

Open teams

The teams tournament is Swiss with  10 rounds of 10 board matches.

SATURDAY | January 29th
  • 11.00 – 12.15 | Round 1

  • 12.30 – 13.45 | Round 2

  • 13.45 – 14.45 | Lunch

  • 14.45 – 16.00 | Round 3

  • 16.15 – 17.30 | Round 4

  • 17.45 – 19.00 | Round 5

  • 19.15 – 20.30 | Round 6

SUNDAY | January 30th
  • 11.00 – 12.15 | Round 7

  • 12.30 – 13.45 | Round 8

  • 13.45 – 14.45 | Lunch

  • 14.45 – 16.00 | Round 9

  • 16.15 – 17.30 | Round 10

PAIRS REGISTRATION

    TEAMS REGISTRATION

      Registered teams and pairs
      Reykjavik Bridge Festival 2022

      Click the relevant link below to view registration lists.

      Registered pairs
      Registered teams

      About Covid-19

      We consider Iceland to be a very safe place to travel to. Over 90% of the Icelandic population is fully vaccinated and a large portion of it has already received a booster immunization.

      Below is a link to current travel restrictions to Iceland:
      https://island.is/en/p/entry
      https://www.covid.is/english

      We strongly recommend that unvaccinated players do not enter the tournament

      The Icelandic Bridge Federation is of course fully committed to ensuring the safety of the festival’s participants. Current guidelines from the Directorate of Health and the Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management will be closely observed and safety measures concerning Covid-19 will be rigorously enforced at the playing arena.

      These will include among others (according to current regulations):

      • Wearing a mask will be mandatory at the playing arena
      • Negative rapid test results will be mandatory before entering the arena.

      Rapid tests in Reykjavik are free of charge. Below is a link information regarding rapid test sites in Reykjavik:
      https://hradprof.covid.is/en/

      History

      The tournament was first held in 1982. Icelandic Bridge Federation, Reykjavík Bridgeclub and Icelandair combined their forces and decided to start an annual BridgeFestival, Icelandair Open. That year 36 pairs and 6 teams participated. Alan Sontag and Peter Weichel won the pairs tournament and Karl Sigurhjartarson (Karl, Ásmundur Pálsson, Þórir Sigurðsson, Hörður Blöndal, Hjalti Elíasson og Guðmundur Pétursson) won the teams tournament. Team from Norway was invited 1982.

      Prize money

      Pairs

      • 1. ISK 200.000

      • 2. ISK 150.000

      • 3. ISK 100.000

      • 4. ISK 70.000

      • 5. ISK 60.000

      • 6. ISK 50.000

      • 7. ISK 40.000

      • 8. ISK 30.000

      • 9. ISK 30.000

      • 10. ISK 20.000

      Teams

      • 1. ISK 300.000

      • 2. ISK 200.000

      • 3. ISK 100.000

      • 4. ISK 80.000

      • 5. ISK 60.000

      Results
      Reykjavik Bridge Festival 2020

      Click the relevant button to view results.

      Results – Pairs
      Results – Teams