- Supplementary CoC for Women's Trial
The New 2017 Laws
TD Training by Fearghal O'Boyle Monday 28th August @ 7pm Tuesday 29th August @ 2pm Both sessions at The New Melville Bridge Club & Academy, 1 Pinkhill, Edinburgh EH12 7BA. Fearghal O’Boyle is an Assistant Chief Tournament Director with the European Bridge League and an excellent teacher. He will be updating us on the changes in the New 2017 Laws. Each session will last approximately 3 hours. There will be...
Review of the SBU Summer Congress held at Peebles Hydro 14-16th July 2017
This was our first congress as convenors and we really enjoyed it. Congratulations to Jim Forsyth and Susan Aitchison winners of the Peter van Dijk trophy and to Sam Punch, Tim Rees, Stephen Peterkin and Les Steel who won the Edward Whittaker trophy. There were more tables than last year, with most of the increase being in the Bronze section where there were 10 tables in play. The Bronze level players told us they...
Summer Congress Report from the Bronze Ranks
SBU Peebles Congress for National and Bronze level players. Please read this report about the Bronze section of the SBU Congress held recently at Peebles Hydro. We went to the SBU Summer Congress last weekend! We were rather worried that we had overstepped the mark, but we had been told that the SBU were running a Bronze level player congress, in tandem with their main elite congress. The SBU has recognised that...
26th European Youth Team Championships
The European Youth Team Championships took place in July 2017 in Šamorín, Slovakia. See the team "video postcard" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Lv30KfU8mc&feature=youtu.be! For the U26 Open Team Championship, the selectors decided to build on the experience gained in the Junior Camrose and selected the same team for the U26 Open Team Championship. Abi Wilson & Jun Nakamaru-Pinder, Gints Freimanis & Stewart...
The SBU has purchased a licence for EBUScore for use in National Events. If any Advanced / National TD needs to download this for use in a national event or practice please contact Christine Walker
Obituary: Sam Leckie
Sam Leckie sadly passed away after a long illness in June 2017. Many of our current players will have no memory of Sam who stopped playing competitive bridge in the 1990s but those of a certain age will remember Sam as a colossus of Scottish Bridge. Sam represented Great Britain in a junior friendly then soon thereafter formed his partnership with Victor Goldberg, described by Liz McGowan in her must read history of...
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...
Other Recent Updates
- SBU Contacts List
- Archived International Microsites
- Scottish Cup Plate 2017
- Scottish Cup 2017 (updated 10th August)
- Payment for National Events
- Iain Sime's Double Trouble
- Trial Entries Received to Date
- Sunway Bridge Festival, Sitges
- Trial Dates 2017-18
- Improvers’ Bidding Challenge No 8
- Improvers’ Bidding Challenge 7 – April 2017
- Submitting Results for an Event
- 83nd AGM - 30th May 2017
- Summer Bronze Congress 2017 Final Results
- Summer Congress 2017 List of Prize Winners
SBU Education News
SBU National & Bronze Congresses at Peebles Hydro
For all enquiries please contact sbucongressdesk
Summer National & Bronze Congresses
14-16 July 2017
Autumn National & Bronze Congresses
20-22 October 2017
- Autumn Congress Brochure (for both events)
Winter National Congress
8-10 December 2017
- Winter Bronze Congress Brochure (for both events)
10th Overseas Congress
Sunday 29 April 2018 to Saturday 5 May 2018
at Athena Beach Hotel, Paphos, Cyprus