Bridge is a spiritual strategy of strategy and technique, related to chess, but more social. Its roots are unclear as many similar games have appeared for many centuries. However, it took its present form of play in the early 1920s, when its golden age began with a continuous ascendant course.
The Hellenic Federation of Bruges (EOM) was founded in 1965 with an initial force of 3 member clubs and a few dozen athletes. In 1975, Bridget was recognized by law 75/75 and the catalytic contribution of the late Georgi Rallis, a bad breeze, as a spiritual sport under the General Secretariat of Sport. Since then, it has witnessed a great growth and numbered a total of 55 member clubs throughout Greece (21 in the Attica Basin and 34 throughout the rest of the country) in the beginning of 2016 and more than 4000 active athletes (four Attica clubs and four In the rest of Greece). The Greek Federation of Bruges is a member of the European Federation, which has 49 member countries, with a total of some 395,000 athletes. Finally, the European Federation belongs to the top governing body of the Bridge, the World Federation, with a total of some 700,000 athletes in a total of 124 National Federations. In 1995, the Bridget World Federation was officially recognized as a sports federation by the International Olympic Committee, and Bridge participated as a demonstration sport in the 2002 Winter Olympics and the 1st World Sporting Championships held in Beijing from 3-18 October 2008.
The EOM organizes every year a number of Pan-Hellenic Championships of pairs and teams, with the most important of them being the Intercultural Championship.