- Last Updated on Monday, 12 October 2015 11:35
The SBU is the National Governing Organisation for Bridge in Scotland.
Entries for the Women's Trial for the Lady Milne and European Team Championships close on 20 October. Current entries can be seen on the system card page.
Edwin Berry Teams - results
Congratulations to Jim Hay, Sandy Duncan, Liz McGowan and David Liggat on winning this event. Second were Harry Smith, Roy Bennett, Bob McPaul and Tony Wilkinson with silver being awarded to David Briggs, David King, Damien Byron and Jeff Bond.
Stirling Pairs - Results....
Congratulations to Brian Short and Fiona McQuaker (1st), Paul Maiolani and Jim McMenemy (2nd). Silver was awarded to Jun Nakamaru-Pinder and Gints Freimanis. Bronze was awarded to Robert Dickson and Nicol Taylor.
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2015 National League
- Last Updated on Monday, 12 October 2015 11:32
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 subsequently lost 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 Smith
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 - Bennett beat Hunter....Results
2016 World Bridge Games
Formerly called the Olympiad, first information available in international activities.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015 10:20
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 Friday, 09 October 2015 14:57
If you update to Windows 10 you also need to install the new Bridgemate control software (v. 3.1.2), as previous versions are not compatible with Windows 10.
Better Behaviour at Bridge
The October issue of the SBN, our quarterly magazine, will be posted to subscribers towards the end of next week, and if you have not renewed best do it quickly to be sure of getting a copy. Click on here for a Standing Order with a discount, or just simply send a cheque (quoting your SBU number) for £12 to SBU Dept #16
Is Bridge a Sport?
Click here for programme on ITV Tuesday 22nd September 2015
More cheating at high level bridge ..... read
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.