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The SBU is the National Governing Organisation for Bridge in Scotland.
ENTRIES CLOSE ON 31 MARCH
Farquharson Trophy ....for magazine subscribers
Congratulations to Joyce Benson and Raymond Blin.
National Pairs Final qualifiers
The following pairs are the provisional qualifiers for the final at the Melville Bridge club on Sunday 26 April:
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
Scotland finished second in the Junior Camrose (U25) in Porthcawl, well behind England but comfortably ahead of the rest of the field. In the Peggy Bayer (U20), England dominated as expected and Scotland lost out to Ireland for second place - full results - Paul Gipson's review of the event.
There will be Under 20 and Under 16 teams representing Scotland in the 25th European Youth Team Championships (18-25 July 2015) in Tromsø, Norway - European Youth Team Championship teams.
Information now available 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.
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Lady Milne Trophy
The Selection Committee is pleased to announce that the team to represent Scotland at the Lady Milne Trphy in Birmingham on 17-19 April will be Sam Punch & Paula Leslie, Anne Symons & Helen Kane and Liz McGowan & Michele Gladstone with Alan Goodman as NPC.
National Pairs Final
This will take place at the Melville Bridge Club on Sunday 26th April 2015 at 12 noon.
Scottish Cup 2014
The final of this prestigious event between SHORT and KANE took place at the Glasgow Bridge Centre on Sunday 1st February 2015. Congratulations to Brian Short, Dave Walker Les Steel and John Matheson. This is John's 15th victory equalling Victor Goldberg's total. The team have amassed 43 victories between them.
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
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New Dates for Gold Cup.
Closing date is 30th June 2015 Entry form and details
Better Behaviour at Bridge Do's and Don'ts of Dummy
8th SPRING WORLD ONLINE WOMEN’s BRIDGE FESTIVAL To be held from 13th – 19th April 2015 details
These tournaments are being held at the Carlton Bridge Club in Edinburgh. Please note that there are no qualifying heats and that this one day event will be held on Saturday the 25th April 2015 – Information
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.