Register here for Winter Foursomes
Open elimination teams of four. Teams eliminated from the consolation event will be invited to play in the Winter Swiss Teams at the Carlton on 20th January. Friday 7.30 pm, Saturday at 10.30 am and Sunday 10.00am (final), 10.30 am (subsidiary final) or 11.00am (Swiss)
Available places: 5
|Competition Name||Winter Foursomes — Event Poster|
|Holders||Mike Ash, Chris Chambers, Paul Gipson, Alex Gipson|
Open Event - there is no requirement to be a member of the SBU.
Entries are now closed, however one more team can be accommodated. Please email the Tournament Convener, below, before 16th January
Unmatched pairs please send your names to the event Convener below who will coordinate making up teams.
|Seeding||Seeding will be determined from the list of entrants on the closing date.
The criteria will be transparent and similar to that used in the National League with discretion for non-Scottish teams.
Brown sticker users supply a suggested defence and leave on the table.
|No. of Boards||
Double elimination teams of 4, 5 or 6;
Eliminated teams play in a consolation event.
|Venue||Melville Bridge Club, Edinburgh|
|Times||Friday 7.30 pm, Saturday at 10.30 am and Sunday 10.00am (final), 10.30 am (subsidiary final) or 11.00am (Swiss)|
|Entry Fee||£160 per team (including table money). Payment for national events|
Saturday: 2 courses: Steak & Ale Pie with veg and potatoes, Baked Chicken and Fajhitas or Roast Vegetable Rissotto / Apple Crumble and custard or Fruit Salad. £9.
Please order Saturday requirements for the team at time of entry, or by emailing the convenor.
Sunday: Soup & Sandwiches. £6. Orders for Sunday will be taken on Saturday evening, once the finalists are known.
|Accommodation||Please note that players should make their own accommodation arrangements.
The SBU have arranged special rates at the nearby Holiday Inn.
Awards are made for each match won according to the round being played.
All points awarded are National Points: red SBU or green EBU.
Those teams qualifying for the Subsidiary Final will be awarded 0.75 for each match won in this event with the top three places being awarded a 3.00, 2.00 and 1.00 bonus.