Experience your most memorable vacation in Greece on the magnificent island of Rhodes while playing Bridge with world champion Fulvio Fantoni. Rhodes: a place where forest-clad mountains tower over a sparkling blue sea, where history and legend rub shoulders with the best of all modern amenities for leisure and which has been known for 2000 years as the island of the sun. Enjoy your stay at the fully renovated (under new management) Imperial Rhodes where tournaments will take place. The hotel is among one of the most luxurious hotel on the islandand. It is ideally placed, just one kilometer from the center of Ixia and four kilometers of Rhodes town, within easy reach of all major attractions and sporting facilities. All rooms have private balconies with sea or mountain view, satellite/pay TV, direct dial telephone, in-room safe, mini fridge, hairdryer and individually controlled air-conditioning. There are non-smoking areas and rooms, facilities for children and good access for people with special needs. The hotel has their own beach privately managed water sports center, a fully equipped fitness center, tennis courts, squash courts, outdoor fresh water pools, with an additional paddling pool for young guests.
During the week will take place the "GREEK ISLANDS" INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE FESTIVAL, including an open pairs tournament, a mixed pairs tournament and a team tournament, with a total prize in money and objects of over А 50,000.
All persons can participate to the festival tournaments, but only the persons that will book the stay through our organization can take part to all other events (ex: bridge lessons, friendly night tournaments, welcome cocktail, gala dinner, excursion offered by our sponsor). The entry fee for the festival tournaments will be for each person А 100.00 for the open pairs tournament, А 60.00 for the mixed pairs and А60.00 for the team tournament. Bridge players residing in Rhodes will be offered a 50% discount.
In addition to the prize pools, winners will be awarded Italian and Greek Federation Masterpoints.
Bridge Festival Tournaments will be held every day at 17.00 and Friendly Night Tournaments at 21.30. Entree fee for Friendly Night Tournaments will be А 8.00 and 60% of the incomings in prize pools.
From 15.00 to 16.00 time dedicated to Fulvio┤s Class to discuss the most interesting hands played during tournaments.
International directors will be present during the Bridge Festival. All the games (17.00-21.00) will be transmitted through Bridge Base Online - BBO.
Participation fee per person
Participation fee for each person and for is € 580.00 and includes: Twin/double room occupancy & half board (HB) for six night stay Use of a fully renovated beach with umbrellas, towels and sun beds Welcome Cocktail Half day excursion offered by our sponsor Gala dinner, Awards ceremony Daily commentary of games by Fulvio Fantoni Transfers to and from the airport Gym, fitness centre Bathrobes and slippers
Supplements and reductions Supplement for single room: € 370.00 (limited rooms) Supplement for Sea View Room: € 120.00 for room 3rd adult: € 400.00 3rd or 4th child (from 2 to 12 years): € 156.00 3rd or 4th kid (from 13 to 18 years): € 192.50
Further All vacation participants will be automatically registered for the BBO private bridge club "Bridge Vacations with Fantoni" so they can continue to play bridge online with Fulvio Fantoni during the year
Booking A deposit of € 200.00 is required at the time of booking, the remaining amount should be deposited by July 27th, 2009
Cancellation The advance payment will not be returned in the event of cancellation after the July 17th, 2009
In our holidays
✓ Daily Bridge lesson with Fulvio Fantoni ✓ Afternoon and evening tournaments ✓ For each tournament we randomly draw Fulvio’s partner ✓ Bridgemates are in use and the results are shown in live-time on a megascreen ✓ If you don’t have a partner, you will always find somebody to play with ✓ Vincenzo is available to share information about BBO and Bridge softwares ✓ Overall ranking of all the tournaments, considering the best 6 results of each player.
Plan of the week
Monday August 17th 20.00 Welcome Cocktail, staff and schedule introduction 21.30 GREEK ISLANDS INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE FESTIVAL OPEN PAIRS TOURNAMENT (1st SESSION)
Tuesday August 18th 15.00 - 16.00 Bridge Lesson with Fulvio Fantoni 17.00 GREEK ISLANDS INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE FESTIVAL OPEN PAIRS TOURNAMENT (2nd SESSION) 21.30 Friendly night Pairs Tournament
Wednesday August 19th 15.00 - 16.00 Bridge Lesson with Fulvio Fantoni 17.00 GREEK ISLANDS INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE FESTIVAL OPEN PAIRS TOURNAMENT (3rd SESSION) 21.30 Friendly night Pairs Tournament
Thursday August 20th 15.00 - 16.00 Bridge Lesson with Fulvio Fantoni 17.00 GREEK ISLANDS INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE FESTIVAL OPEN MIXED PAIRS TOURNAMENT 21.30 Friendly night Pairs Tournament
Friday August 21st 15.00 - 16.00 Bridge Lesson with Fulvio Fantoni 17.00 GREEK ISLANDS INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE FESTIVAL TEAM TOURNAMENT (1st SESSION) 21.30 Friendly night Pairs Tournament
Saturday August 22nd 15.00 - 16.00 Bridge Lesson with Fulvio Fantoni 17.00 GREEK ISLANDS INTERNATIONAL BRIDGE FESTIVAL TEAM TOURNAMENT (2nd SESSION) 21.30 Tournament Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner