26th European Youth Team Championships
Scotland will be represented in the Under-16 Series of the European Youth Team Championships by Rebecca, Kristie, Chloe, and Millie, seen here with NPC Maureen Rennie. They start in Šamorín, Slovakia, on Sunday 9 July. Rebecca will be the youngest person to represent Scotland at a European event, but Ralph Wiseman retains the record for his Peggy Bayer appearance aged eleven. For the U26 Open Team Championship, the...
We are saddened to announce the death of Sam Leckie the Honorary Life President of the GBC who served the club for many years both on committees and as Chairman. He was a very distinguished bridge player who represented Scotland many times in the Camrose, and played in the World Bridge Championships and for Great Britain in the European Championships. Our thoughts are with his family at this time....
EBL 8th Open Championships - Montecatini 10-24 June 2017
The EBL @EuropeanBridge 8th Open Championships are under way in Montecatini. Links to the event microsite can be found at Event Microsite | Results | Championship bulletins Results Open Pairs Roy Bennett & Harry Smith 145/246 in Qual., 107/128 in Semi Final, 111/123 in MP Pairs Sam Punch & Stephen Peterkin 192/246 in Qual., 15/128 in Semi Final, 54/123 in MP Pairs Senior Pairs Irving Gordon & Sandy Duncan 21/63 in...
President's Report - June 2017
One year gone and to be honest due to the resignations a difficult year and my thanks are due to my team for doing the extra work required. I know results, including posting and tournament directing involving starting times and lack of Wi-Fi, have spoilt some of our tournaments, these are on our urgent list for improvement. I have to say our web page is not the easiest for finding items. Currently research is...
Chairman's Cup (29 July - 3 Aug 2017)
The Scotland team for the Chairman's Cup in Sweden will be Harry Smith, Roy Bennett, Alex Adamson and Mike McGinley. This event is part of the Swedish Bridge Festival, and is run by the Swedish Bridge Federation.
National League 2017
A list of the teams entered so far appears at the end of this article. If we have 22 or more teams entered, we shall have both a Division 2 and a Division 3. The two weekends of National League are October 28 & 29 at the Buchanan BC, Glasgow and November 18 & 19 at the New Melville BC, Edinburgh. Entries are now being taken with a closing date of July 15th 2017. The entry fee remains at £300 per team (Juniors half...
Bronze Summer Congress
The complete entry form for the Bronze Summer Congress at Peebles on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July 2017 is now online. This weekend is a great opportunity for Bronze Level Players to sample the atmosphere of a Bridge Congress at a renowned venue that has a splendid reputation for such events. Only Bronze Level Players are eligible to play in this event and, whilst the weekend will be social in essence, at the same...
10th Overseas Congress in Paphos
The brochure for the 2018 overseas congress is now available. Sunday 29th April - Saturday 5th May 2018 at the Constantinou Bros Athena Beach Hotel which is a four star, beachfront hotel in Kato Paphos. There is a flat coastal path and the picturesque harbour, archaeological sites, shops and nightlife are all within easy walking distance. Cost per person (flights not included): 7 nights half board, including direct...
Other Recent Updates
- Photo of Liz McGowan with the founding members of the EBL
- Teams July congress
- Incomplete Teams July congress
- Pairs July Congress
- Trial Entries Received to Date
- AGM 2017 - Photos of Prize WInners
- Scottish Cup 2017 (updated 17th June)
- Bronze Pairs July congress
- 2017 June ranking status update
- Scottish Gold Cup 2017 - entry deadline extended for a few days more
- 43rd Bridge Championships - accommodation in Lyon
- President's Prize Winners
- Shenkin Trophy 2017 won by Gillian Godfrey
- Alan Fairlie Trophy 2017 won by David Hamilton
- Benjamin Trophy 2017 won by George Plant
SBU Education News
Summer Congress 2017 at Peebles Hydro
The Summer Congress is from 14-16 July 2017.
For enquiries pls contact sbucongressdesk
We also run October and December congresses at Peebles.
10th Overseas Congress
Sunday 29 April 2018 to Saturday 5 May 2018
at Athena Beach Hotel, Paphos, Cyprus