The 12th Open Balkan Bridge Championship will be held in Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, on 2 - 3 October, 2019.

It is open to national teams of the Balkan countries and will be organized by the Bulgarian Bridge Federation and the Bridge Sport Club of Stara Zagora with the exclusive support of the Stara Zagora Municipality.

The venue of the 12th Balkan Bridge Championship will be the luxurious Vereya Hotel in Stara Zagora.

The idea of organizing this event was first conceived at the 26th International Festival, which took place in Stara Zagora in 2007. The 12th edition of this event is comming after 11th Balkan Teams Championships, which have been organized in last years and were very well received by the players and guests thanks to the excellent organization.

The reigning Balkan Champion is Serbia team.

Immediatly after the Balkan Bridge Championship 38th International Open Bridge Festival will be held. Everybody is able to take part in the various tournaments without advance qualification. There are competitions for every taste: Pairs and Teams, open to all players.

The Open Balkan Bridge Championshipand and the main Open Teams from the 38th International Festival will be broadcasted by BBO.