Bridgefestival 2025

Welcome to the 5th Tórshavn Bridgefestival

Tournament format

The tournament is an open Swiss pairs tournament. 

Tournament format

Thursday 20th March 2025. A cosy warm up tournament held in the Bridgehúsið in Tórshavn. Tournament starts at 19.00. Registration on site before 18.30 or at a link that will be posted here as well as on facebook.

Friday 21st and saturday 22nd March 2025. Main tournament with 95 boards. Tournament starts at 16.00 friday and continue on 9.00 Saturday. After the tournament a festival dinner will be held at 19.00. 

Sunday 23rd March 2025. A friendly farewell tournament held in the same place as the main tournament. Starts at 19.00, registration no later that 18.30 or at link that will follow here later.

Venue

The tournament venue is at the sports centre of Tórshavn, at the Dansifrøi, which translates to The Joy of Dance, so lets all have joy and make the cards dance.

Organiser

Faroese Bridgefederation (www.bridge.fo) organizes the tournament. The coordinator is Jákup Sørensen, e-mail jakupsoerensen@gmail.com

Prizes

The award for the first place  is two times-two flights with Atlantic Airways on their northern routes and 2 nights in a double room at the Hotel Hilton Garden Inn, with three-course dinner at Restaurant Hallartún (at the hotel) and free attendance at Tórshavn Bridgefestival in 2026. (Total value approx DKK 8.000 pr. player).

The award for second place is a DKK 2,000 gift certificate from Fonnflog travel agency pr player, as well as free attendance at Tórshavn Bridgefestival in 2026. (Value DKK 3.900 pr player)


Third place gets free attendance at Tórshavn Bridgefestival in 2026 (Value DKK 1.900 pr. player)

And there are also some prizes for section winner and other 'fun' prizes spread trough the tournament.

Registration, travels and cost

We offer package deals that include flights, hotel, airport transfers in the Faroes and the tournament fee, which covers a light meal Friday night, lunch on Saturday and the banquet dinner on Saturday night. During the tournament itself, water and coffee/tea will be available (free) at the venue. It is also possible to buy extra nights at the hotel for those who wish to stay longer.

If you wish to buy the package please write to our travel agent Fonnflog at fonnflog@fonnflog.fo 

Should you wish to only buy the tournament fee, the price is DKK 1.900 pr. person and that can be booked here: https://bridge.atgongumerki.fo/webshop/event/2252502/order/info. (right now there is a price of only DKK 1650 pr player for the first five pairs)

 

PACKAGES 

DENMARK
Copenhagen – Faroe Islands – Copenhagen:

From *DKK 7,135. – Price includes: flight, 3 nights in shared double room at Hotel Hilton Garden Inn, airport transfer in the Faroes and tournament fee.
Arrival 21st March – Departure 24th March 2025

Billund – Faroe Islands – Billund: (price to be announced soon)
From * DKK . – Price includes: flight, 4 nights in shared double room at Hotel Hilton Garden Inn, airport transfer in the Faroes and tournament fee. Arrival 7th March – Departure  11th March.

ICELAND
Keflavík – Faroe Islands – Keflavík:
From *DKK 7,059, – Price includes: flight, 3 nights in shared double room at Hotel Hilton Garden Inn, airport transfer in the Faroes and tournament fee. Arrival 21st March – Departure  24th March 2025.

Seyðisfjøður - Tórshavn Seyðisfjørður (ferry Norrøna):

From *DKK 6,779, – Price includes: sahred double cabin on board Norrøna. 3 nights in shared double room at Hotel Hilton Garden Inn and tournament fee. Arrival 21st March – Departure  25th March 2025. (Extra for car 1,220 DKK)

NORWAY
Oslo – Faroe Islands –  Oslo:
From *DKK 7,559. – Price includes: flight, 4 nights in shared double room at Hotel Hilton Garden Inn, airport transfer in the Faroes and tournament fee. Arrival 19th March – 23rd March 2025.

SWEDEN
Stockholm –  Faroe Island – Stockholm (via CPH):
From *DKK 8,169. – Price includes: flight, 3 nights in shared double room at Hotel Hilton Garden Inn, airport transfer in the Faroes and tournament fee. Arrival 21th March – departure 24thd March

*All prices are subject to availability, and sold out dates.

For other travel options, please contact our travel agency Fonnflog at fonnflog@fonnflog.fo

TOURS 

Sunday is tourday. Our tours are arranged in cooperation with local company Faroe Voyage www.faroevoyage.fo. More information about the tours will be available soon. Guests arriving early and guests who bring along non bridgeplaying guests are welcome to contact Faroe Voyage for options on tours on the other days.

ONLY TOURNAMENT:
Should you wish to wish to make your own arrangement regarding flight and accomodation, you have the option to only buy the tournament fee at DKK 1.900 pr player. Register and pay at this link: https://bridge.atgongumerki.fo/webshop/event/1989320/order/info (right now there is a price of only DKK 1650 pr player for the first five pairs)