- Last Updated on Thursday, 03 September 2015 08:59
The SBU is the National Governing Organisation for Bridge in Scotland.
EBU Summer Congress
Congratulations to junior Olivia Bailey, playing with English junior Nick Dean, on winning The Brighton Plate for the leading 'C' stratification pair in the Swiss Pairs last weekend. They finished tied 47th out of the 287 pairs in the event.
There were also good performances from Yvonne Wiseman and Irving Gordon, finishing 7th, one place ahead of long-time leader Mike Ash, who was playing with Chris Chambers. Paula Leslie, playing with Giles Woodruff, finished in 11th.
Congratulations to Derek Sanders, Deirdre Sanders, Sam Punch and Stephen Peterkin who won the mixed pivot teams at Brighton.
Congratulations to Irving Gordon, Antony Milford, Liz McGowan, and David Liggat who won the Seniors Swiss Teams.
Congratulations to Yvonne Wiseman who, playing with English Junior Tom Paske, won the Mixed Pairs.
Congratulations to Derek Sanders, Stephen Peterkin, Sam Punch and Tim Rees who retained the Brighton Bowl over the final Brighton weekend.
- Last Updated on Thursday, 03 September 2015 11:55
The committee has confirmed the eight teams in the First Division and the introduction of a third division. The latest information is on the 2015 National League page.
Gold Cup Plate
Congratulations! to Mike Ash (Alan Goodman, Alex and Paul Gipson) beat Ian Dick (Stuart McCreadie, Gordon Smith, David Wiseman) by 119-39 IMP. Ash will continue in the quarter-finals of the Silver Plate. results
Scottish Cup 2015
32 teams have entered and the draw took place on Sunday, 12th April at the Ayrshire Bridge Centre. The finalists from 2014, Short and Kane have been seeded and will enter the event at round of 16. Results Short beat Adamson
7 teams have entered the Highland draw, 2 of which will make up the final 16. Results Wickens join main draw (Highland 2) and Craig (Highland 1)
Scottish Cup Plate 2015
Latest results - Benson beats Faben: McLeod beats Briggs: Brown beats Sweeney: Hodgson beats Durning.....Results
2016 World Bridge Games
Formerly called the Olympiad, first information available in international activities.
- Last Updated on Sunday, 19 July 2015 19:24
2015 SBU Congresses at Peebles Hydro Hotel
Autumn : 16-18 October 2015
Winter : 11-13 December 2015
Review of Overseas Congress 2015 - Corfu
- Last Updated on Monday, 31 August 2015 11:58
Bridge Education Technology workshop on 16th September 2016 ......more
S B News - July edition
Some copies have missing pages .....more
Minibridge enjoys a revival
see article in GTC Ann Wickens, our Education Officer will be in Glasgow on 16th July to meet with prospective tutors .
At the 2014 AGM it was agreed that there should be an independent review of Mempad. The executive appointed Sandy Duncan to undertake this task – Report.
Women's Pairs 2016
There will be two qualifying heats prior to the final on Sunday 28th February. The first is on Sunday the 25th October in Nairn and the second is on Sunday the 29th November at Stirling Bridge Club.
Women's Teams 2016
This event will take place at the Melville BC Edinburgh on Saturday 16th January and Sunday 17th January 2016. Special rates have been agreed with the Holiday Inn which is very close to the club – more.
Winter 4's 2016
This event will take place at the Melville BC in Edinburgh the weekend of the 29th January . The Winter Swiss teams will be on Sunday 31st January at the Carlton BC. Special rates have been negotiated with the Holiday Inn – more.
Strathpeffer Congress 2016
A new date and an old venue. The congress returns to the Ben Wyvis Hotel . The weekend of the 1st to 4th April is devoted to the bridge congress and DBB will be £99 pp for 3 nights.
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Information for clubs
This is a new section within the Support tab. Many thanks to Fort Matilda BC for sharing their experience of lottery funding, first published in the SB News, July 2012.
EBU Blue Points
As the SBU does not issue Blue Points, this is the current policy for handling them.
World Bridge Championships
No Scottish representation this time – event details.