EBL/Funbridge Conline Competition starting on 29/30 April 2018
Please find attached an information letter (with two annexes) from the EBL President, Yves Aubry, relating to the introduction of the EBL/FUNBRIDGE ONLINE COMPETITION starting on 29/30 APRIL 2018 EBLLetter-NBOs_Online_Competition2019-190418.pdf FunbridgeFlyer-190418.pdf...
Scottish Cup Draw 2018
Scottish Cup Draw 2018 ScottishCupDraw2018.pdf
Alan Fairlie Trophy 2018 won by Tadeusz Janowski
The four individual events were held on Saturday 21st April at the Carlton. All four events had the full complement of 25 entrants. The results were: Alan Fairlie for District Masters and below 1st Tadeusz Janowski (pictured with SBU President Ian Hunter) 2nd Denis Howell 3rd Chris Smyth The full results are on the Carlton...
Harrison Trophy 2018 won by Andy Wilson
The four individual events were held on Saturday 21st April at the Carlton. All four events had the full complement of 25 entrants. The results were: Harrison for Regional Masters and above 1st Andy Wilson (pictured with the runner up and Eddie McGeough (the next SBU president) 2nd Jean Armstrong 3rd Nicol Taylor The full results are on the Carlton Website. Click on the event name above to see them....
National Pairs 2018 won by Ron Moodie & Bob Hunter
SBU National Pairs Final 22/04/2018 Ranks Session All Section All Received 552 of 552 scores. Rank Pair Names [OVERALL RANKS] Bds Total Max %Score 1 24 Ron Moodie & Bob Hunter 46 601.00 1012 59.39 2 5 Sam Malkani & Kate Malkani 46 599.00 1012 59.19 3 8 Iain Sime & John Murdoch 46 572.00 1012 56.52 4 2 Andy Wilson & Jean Armstrong 46 561.00 1012 55.43 5 13 Ian Patrick & Bob McKinnon 46 558.00 1012 55.14 6 23 Martin Diamond &...
Kennedy Trophy 2018 won by Carole Macartney & Sheena Spence
2nd April 2018 - Kennedy Final Ranking Scorecards Matrix Travellers Hands Pos No Players Match Points Score % Master Points 1 12 Carole Macartney & Sheena Spence 206 62.42 24 2 5 Stewart Green & Helen Noble 188 56.97 18 3 8 Jamie Walker & Daniele Lapi 186 56.36 12 4 7 Margaret Anderson & Isabel Murphy 182 55.15 6 5 1 Robert & Grace Dempster 175 53.03 6 9 Victor Bain & Ann Bell 165 50.00 7 4 Janette & James Hale 162 49.09 8 10...
Benjamin Trophy 2018 won by Jim Hay
The four individual events were held on Saturday 21st April at the Carlton. All four events had the full complement of 25 entrants. The results were: Benjamin for the top ranked players 1st Jim Hay (pictured with SBU President Ian Hunter) 2nd Anne Symons 3rd Harry Smith The full results are on the Carlton Website. Click on the event name above to see them....
Shenkin Trophy 2018 won by Peter Boni
The four individual events were held on Saturday 21st April at the Carlton. All four events had the full complement of 25 entrants. The results were: Shenkin for Masters and Scottish Masters 1st Peter Boni 2nd Norman Cooper 3rd Graham Dempsey The full results are on the Carlton Website. Click on the event name above to see them....
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ian Howie, a highly-regarded player with a long and distinguished record in Scottish bridge. Ian trained as a dentist in Glasgow University in the 1960s. As a chess player he was interested in the bridge game at the Dental School, so he watched, learned, and became hooked for life. He was a contemporary of Victor Silverstone and played for Glasgow University in the...
Scotland win Lady Milne Trophy 2018
The Scottish team of Abi Wilson, Sheila Adamson, Liz McGowan, Fiona McQuaker, Sam Punch and Paula Leslie (with Alan Goodman as npc) have won this year’s Lady Milne trophy, with England a close second. The presentation of the trophy to Alan Goodman by Mike Ash for Bridge Great Britain.
Missing Trophies (Can you help?)
I am trying to locate the following trophies. The Fairlie, The Frischmann and the Spence Cup. If you have won any of the above can you let me know whether you remember receiving the trophy or not? This will help me pinpoint when these trophies went missing. My contact is: emailProtector.addCloakedMailto("ep_694b0bfa", 0); Loraine Findlay
Double Dummy – a Bridge Film
For the first time in Scotland, the Scottish Bridge Union (SBU) is screening a new bridge film – a film documentary based on a Youth World Bridge Championship which explores the perspectives of the young card players, their families and the wider bridge community. The film unpacks some of the stereotypes about the game and is particularly aimed at those who may not previously have thought about the card game as a...
Bill Innes Obituary
This is a personal insight into the bridge life of Bill Innes, I make no apology for that. I first met him in 1975, I was a brash 17 year old school boy playing with my mother in the Press and Journal Tournament. It was probably the largest event in Scotland, well over 200 pairs with only two qualifying from each section to the final night. We played the same way as Bill and Charles Outred the defending champions. After...
- Summer Congress 2018 entry forms now available
SBU National Bronze Event at Peebles
There is a National Bronze Congress at Peebles Hydro on 14th and 15th July, running in parallel with the main SBU Summer Congress. More information
Junior European Pairs in Croatia
The following pairs have been selected to play in the Junior European Pairs in Croatia, in July: Jun Nakamaru-Pinder & Stewart Pinkerton Ronan Valentine & Liam O'Brien Glen Falconer & Botond Hajdara Best wishes to them.
European Open Trial
The team of Mike Ash & Miro Dragic and Paul Barton & Jun Nakamaru-Pinder won the Open Trial with a score of 106.6 VPs. The McKay team were second with 95.91 VPs, Smith third with 94.09 VPs and Valentine fourth with 89.56 VPs. The winning team along with the leading pair in the X imps - Abi Wilson & Jim Hay will be our Open European team in Ostend with Sandy Duncan as their NPC.
The team for the Senior Camrose being held in Wales in May will be Iain Sime & John Matheson, John Murdoch & Gerald Haase and Jim Forsyth & Nigel Guthrie - NPC Anne Perkins The Senior European team for Ostend in June will be Iain Sime & John Matheson, John Murdoch & Gerald Haase and Alan Goodman & Brian Short - NPC Anne Perkins...
European Teams Championships in June 2018
The 54th European Teams Championships will be held at Kursaal Oostende (Sea Promenade), Ostend, Belgium from 6th to 16th June 2018. Information letter (September 2017)
Other Recent Updates
- Easter Pairs 2018
- Home Internationals – Lady Milne Trophy – Women's Series
- Scottish Swiss Pairs - Event Entry Information - T. N. Culbertson Memorial Salver
- Scottish Cup - Event Entry Information - Daily Record Trophy
- European Championships 2019 (EBL Communication)
- Troubleshooting and Recovery of Scoring Sessions
- Scottish Cup Final 2018 won by Derek Sanders, Stephen Peterkin, Sam Punch, Tim Rees
- Scottish Cup - Winners - Daily Record Trophy
- Farquharson Trophy 2017-18 won by Sandy Duncan & Bob McPaul
- Bill Innes
- Women's Teams 2018 won by Beryl Campbell, Joan Forsyth, Helen Taylor, Christine Walker
- Women's Teams of Four - Winners - The Bulletin Cup
- Women's Pairs - Winners - Cyril Breene Trophy
- Women's Pairs 2018 won by Sam Punch & Abi Wilson
- Women’s Weekend
SBU Summer Congress
Peebles Hydro Hotel
13-15 July 2018
A Bronze Congress will run concurrently on 14-15 July.
10th Overseas Congress
Sunday 29 April 2018 to Saturday 5 May 2018
at Athena Beach Hotel, Paphos, Cyprus