- Last Updated on Sunday, 26 April 2015 11:52
The SBU is the National Governing Organisation for Bridge in Scotland.
tba - Benjamin Trophy (Grandmaster Individual) - results
Steve Male - Harrison Trophy (Scottish, National, Life and Grandmaster Individual) - results
Frances McKeon - Shenkin Trophy (Master and Senior Master Individual) - results
Anne Young - Fairlie Trophy (District Master Individual) - results
ENTRIES CLOSE ON 30 APRIL.
Information on the 2015 National League page.
The winners will represent Scotland in next year's Camrose Trophy and the Open Series of the European Team Championships.
Upcoming National events
Scottish Swiss Pairs - 10 May 2015
This popular event is being held at the Menzies Hotel, Irvine.
Catering - Please let convener know if you wish a meal or Soup combo.
The meal is Chicken/Steak Pie/Veg stroganoff with fettucine - Please specify.
Lady Milne Trophy
This weekend the Lady Milne Trophy was held in Birmingham, England this weekend. In a very tight finish Scotland had a disappointing final sixteen boards to drop from first to third. Congratulations to WALES and commiserations to Alan Goodman (NPC), Sam Punch and Paula Leslie, Helen Kane and Anne Symons, and Liz McGowan and Michele Gladstone.
Full results on the EBU website: ebu.co.uk/lady-milne-2015
CONGRATULATIONS to Joyce Benson and Raymond Blin on winning the Farquharson Trophy, the competition for SB News subscribers – results.
CONGRATULATIONS to Elizabeth McGuire and Sandra Rabbits on winning the Cyril Breene Trophy for the Women's National Pairs, a notable double for Elizabeth who won the Women's National Teams at the start of February. Muriel Hamilton and Lesley Annand were second, only four matchpoints behind, with Ann Wickens and Edna Cameron third, just three matchpoints further back on a top of 14. Full results.
CONGRATULATIONS to Eddie McGeough and Jim Mason on winning the Buchanan Cup for the Men's National Pairs. They finished about one board ahead of Les Verth and Shinish Chotai with Harry Smith and Mike McGinley just behind. Final results now published.
CONGRATULATIONS to Mike Ash, Alex Adamson, Finlay Marshall, and Patrick Home on winning the Benny Dexter Cup for the Men's National Teams. They finished just 1VP ahead of Peter Moss, George Plant, Derek Sanders, and Stephen Peterkin, both teams well clear of third-placed Harry Smith, Mike McGinley, Bob McPaul, and Tony Wilkinson. Full Results
- Last Updated on Friday, 24 April 2015 10:15
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. Draw
7 teams have entered the Highland draw , 2 of which will make up the final 16. Draw
This will take place at the Melville Bridge Club on Sunday 26th April 2015 at 12 noon alongside the National Pairs. Qualifiers
National Pairs Final
This will take place at the Melville Bridge Club on Sunday 26th April 2015 at 12 noon.
The team for the Teltscher Trophy for the Seniors Camrose in Dublin on 15-17 May is:
- Danny Kane & Irving Gordon
- Charles & Vi Outred
- Harry Smith & Roy Bennett
- NPC Anne Symons
Live results will be available on Fearghal O'Boyle's website.
2016 World Bridge Games
Formerly called the Olympiad, first information available in international activities.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 16:41
2015 SBU Congresses at Peebles Hydro Hotel
Summer: 10-12 July 2015
Autumn: 16-18 October 2015
Winter: 11-13 December 2015
- Last Updated on Sunday, 26 April 2015 12:05
New Dates for Gold Cup.
Closing date is 30th June 2015 Entry form and details
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. details
EBU Blue Points
As the SBU does not issue Blue Points, this is the current policy for handling them.