Last week, 11 bridge players representing the  Cyprus Bridge Federation took part in the events at Finikoudes Larnaka, organised by KOA. THEY showed to the hundreds of people there how

bridge is played, talked to a lot of people and distributed leaflets.  A job well done by all.


The people present : 

Chryso Lefkariti

Carol Anderson

Demetra Koushiou

Mania Pastellidou

Lia Christodoulou

Smaro Demetriou

Michael Kyriakides

Nicos Nicolaou

Sotiris Aristidou

Kyriakos Panayiotou

Errikos Leonidou



The Cyprus Bridge federation was represented by six of our players in the event of the Olympic day which was held at the premises of KOE,yesterday,September 22nd.They played bridge in front of the bystanders and handed out leaflets promoting our game.


Errikos Leonidou was on the air with SPORT-FM explaining the contribution of bridge to good mental health,memory boosting and the sense of belongingness to a wider community.


The avid bridge players who participated in this event were:


Errikos Leonidou,Carol Anderson,Demetris Savva,Demetris Hadjigeorgiou,Antonis Christou,Nikos Papadopoulos.

Bridge is one of five recognised intellectual  sports

  • It has been proved beneficial to the development of the mind and judgment.
  • It is a social game that develops sociability.
  • It is played by millions of people of all ages all over the world.
  • It has been taught for many years in many countries, especially in France, Sweden, the Netherlands, Poland, Israel but also in far China.
  • Taught since 2010 at the evening courses of the Ministry of Education and Culture.
  • The Federation was founded in 1960 and is a member of the Olympic Committee and the Cyprus Sport Organization (CSO).
  • We take part in the Pan- European Games and the Small Federations Games.


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