Junior Camrose and Peggy Bayer
The Junior Camrose (U26) and Peggy Bayer (U21) events have been taking place this weekend hosted by the EBU in Coventry. Our Junior Camrose team of Ronan Valentine & Liam O'Brien, Gints Freimanis & Stewart Pinkerton and Botund Hadjara & Glen Falconer (NPC Liz McGowan) beat 4 of the other 5 teams including the winners England but unfortunately had quite a big loss to the EBU team (England second team) so finished in...
Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championships
The event and the gold medals have been won by the India A team with Australia Gold taking the silver following their defeat of the Scotland White team who win bronze. The Scotland team (from L to R) are Andrew Symons (NPC), John Murdoch, Barnet Shenkin, Gerald Haase, Victor Silverstone, Derek Diamond and Iain Sime....
2 Recent Press Releases from the WBF
Attached are 2 recent press releases from the World Bridge Federation. The first contains information about new robot tournaments that were launched on Feb 1st 2018. The second gives the dates when simultaneous pairs heats are being held with the chance to qualify for the final of the 2018 World Wide Bridge Contest being held in China in...
Camrose Team for 2nd Weekend Announced
The second weekend of the Camrose is being held in Dublin at the beginning of March. The team will be Mike Ash & Arend Bayer, Sam Punch & Stephen Peterkin, Paul Barton & Jun Nakamaru-Pinder with Alex Adamson as NPC.
European Open Trial
The team of Mike Ash & Miro Dragic and Paul Barton & Jun Nakamaru-Pinder won the Open Trial with a score of 106.6 VPs. The McKay team were second with 95.91 VPs, Smith third with 94.09 VPs and Valentine fourth with 89.56 VPs. The winning team along with the leading pair in the X imps - Abi Wilson & Jim Hay will be our Open European team in Ostend with Sandy Duncan as their NPC.
Short beats Duncan to win the Gold Cup (Scottish section)
SHORT [Brian Short, Alan Goodman, Sam Punch & Stephen Peterkin] beat DUNCAN to win the Scottish part of the Gold Cup.
President's Report January 2018
I have not been playing as often as I would have hoped due to a gall bladder problem. The heavy dose of painkillers following this operation did not help for making decisions and a few errors were made that I would like to take back. I did not make Aviemore but did manage Peebles in December though I was worried if I could cope with the long hours as I was told it was a 16-week recovery period. I coped alright but...
The team for the Senior Camrose being held in Wales in May will be Iain Sime & John Matheson, John Murdoch & Gerald Haase and Jim Forsyth & Nigel Guthrie - NPC Anne Perkins The Senior European team for Ostend in June will be Iain Sime & John Matheson, John Murdoch & Gerald Haase and Alan Goodman & Brian Short - NPC Anne Perkins...
Lady Milne Trial Final Results
The final results are Team 1 - Abi Wilson, Sheila Adamson, Fiona McQuaker, Liz McGowan - 166.94 VPs Team 3 - Sam Punch, Paula Leslie, Anne Symons, Helen Kane - 129.72 VPs Team 2 - Cathy Ferguson, Joan Lees, Lucia Barrett, Veronica Guy - 96.69 VPs Team 4 - Rona Moss, Pam Leith, Laura Middleton, Julia Palmer - 86.65 VPs When individual pairs results using X imps were taken into consideration, the International...
Women's & Seniors National Pairs - Ostend
Women’s and Seniors National Pairs Championships to be held in Ostend in June - please see attached flyer for further information.
Trialists & Convention Cards 2017-18
Registered system cards for National League and trials Click the pair for their system card. EBL/WBF system categories, other than green, are marked. Systems changed after initial publication will be highlighted. Note that each team is restricted to four system cards per weekend. These are predicted partnerships for the National League. SBU simple system WBF card (doc, odt, pdf) 2017-2018 season Open European...
European Teams Championships in June 2018
The 54th European Teams Championships will be held at Kursaal Oostende (Sea Promenade), Ostend, Belgium from 6th to 16th June 2018. Information letter (September 2017)
Other Recent Updates
- WBF Online Women’s Spring Festival
- Men's Teams - Event Entry Information - Benny Dexter Trophy
- Men's National Pairs - Event Entry Information - Buchanan Cup
- Improvers' Bidding Challenge No. 10 - closing date 4th March
- Improvers' Bidding Challenge No 9 Results
- Farquharson Trophy - Event Entry Information - for Magazine Subscribers & Direct members
- Women's Teams of Four - Event Entry Information - Glasgow Bulletin Trophy & Beatrice Craig Cup
- Women's National Pairs - Event Entry Information - Cyril Breene Trophy
- Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championships
- Junior Home Internationals – Junior Camrose & Peggy Bayer
- An Index of Players Representing Scotland in International Events
- Hugh Kelsey Cup - Event Entry Information - for players in classes
- 9th World University Bridge Championship
- National Pairs - Event Entry Information - Scotsman Trophy
- Congresses & One Day Events