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Venice Cup January Update
Read about the Women's Training Weekend and the latest update on fundraising! Make sure you enter the Valentine's Simultaneous Pairs 11-15 February. Venice Cup Update January.pdf
Winter 4s 2019
Results The Winter 4s has been won by the Senior Team of Brian Senior, Sandra Penfold, Nevena Senior and Roumen Trendafilov after they beat the Matheson team in the semi final. The losing finalists - unbeaten until this point - was the Gipson team of Paul Gipson, Alex Gipson, Alan Goodman and Brian Short. The losing finalists. The winners of the Subsidiary Final was the Punch team of Sam Punch, Tim Rees, Stephen Peterkin and Derek Sanders with the McGowan team of Liz McGowan, David Liggat, Tim McKay and Derrick Peden in second place. With 28 teams starting on Friday evening, this is the...
Winter Swiss 2019
The Winter Swiss Teams has been won by Ronan Valentine, Liam O'Brien, Stewart Pinkerton and Gints Freimanis, pictured with SBU President Eddie McGeough and Tournament Convener Anne Coles. Click title for full results.
Gerald Haase 1950-2019
We are sorry to report the death of Gerald Haase, one of our most successful players. His funeral took place at Glenduffhill Cemetery on Thursday 17th January 2019. He learned bridge at University, and soon became proficient. He played his first Camrose match in 1973, aged 23, with Michael Rosenberg, aged 19. Scotland won that series. Later he played with George Cuthbertson, and it is a matter of record that the partnership never lost a Camrose match. Gerald moved to England, but remained steadfastly Scottish. He played two more Camrose matches, with Victor Goldberg in 2003, and John Murdoch in...
Camrose Weekend 2
The International Committee is pleased to announce that after consideration it has been decided to field the same team as for the first weekend. It will therefore be Danny Kane & irving Gordon, Alex Adamson & Derek Sanders, John Faben & Phil Morrison with NPC Jim Hay. The event is being organised by the EBU and will take place at the Brandon Hall Hotel, Coventry the weekend of March 1st - 3rd.
9th European Open Bridge Championships
These are being held in Istanbul, Turkey between June 15th and 29th 2019. The letter attached at the end of this article gives information about the specific dates of particular competitions, details of entry procedures etc. images/1stinfoletterNBOsOpenIstanbul-211218.pdf
Lady Milne Team 2019
The International Committee is pleased to announce that the Lady Milne team for 2019 in Dublin will be Liz McGowan & Fiona McQuaker, Sam Punch & Paula Leslie and Anne Symons & Helen Kane - NPC Alex Adamson. Sheila Adamson & Abi Milne will be the reserve pair.
- Venice Cup November Update
9th European Open Championships (updated)
Together with the Turkish Bridge Federation, the EBL is pleased to confirm that the venue for the 9th European Open Championships will be the Green Park Pendik Hotel and Convention Center, on the outskirts of Istanbul, Turkey. Visit http://thegreenparkpendik.com/en/ Situated just 8 kilometres from the Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen (SAW) airport, which has many low cost carrier connections across Europe, the 4 star Green Park Pendik Hotel has excellent playing areas, more than 500 bedrooms and the largest Spa and wellness center in Istanbul, right on the seafront. The Turkish Bridge Federation is...
Venice Cup Update
The Venice Cup is the bridge equivalent of the Women’s World Cup in Football – and Scotland has qualified for both! The venue has been moved to Wuhan in Central China: sometime in September / October 2019. Which means we have a year to raise about £16,000 for travel and hotel bills. So far we have raised £200 from donations and Coaching Fees. Not quite there yet! October should see us raise another £200 from Coaching fees, plus the proceeds from a raffle at the October Congress….. How can you help? Persuade your club to enter the Simultaneous Valentine’s Pairs on 11-15 February 2019. You can...