84th AGM - 29th May 2018
53rd International Bridge Festival
Team Invitation to the 53rd Tel-Aviv International Bridge Festival We have managed to attain a special budget to cover a total of 4 official national teams (a team = 2 pairs) and so the final decision regarding the invited teams will take place after we receive the replies. For more information about our offer, please Click Here. For the Festival's program, please Click Here. For the Festival's website, please Click Here. Please send us your response no later than 15th of March, 2019. Modi Kenigsberg ג€“ President Gilad Ofir ג€“ Chairman emailProtector.addCloakedMailto("ep_7fe770f3", 1);| www.bridge.co.il |...
Keep Bridge Alive Campaign
Hit the green and black box to donate (or follow this link)! The University of Stirling has just launched the ‘Keep Bridge Alive’ CrowdFund campaign to establish the Sociology of Bridge, and it runs until 31st March 2019. Led by Samantha Punch (Professor of Sociology and international bridge player), the purpose of the ‘Keep Bridge Alive’ campaign is to communicate messages about the benefits of bridge beyond the bridge world. This emerging academic field explores interactions within the mind sport, well-being, healthy ageing and social connection as experienced in the bridge community. The key goals of this research are to transform the image of bridge, to...
The End of Paper Masterpoint Slips
Did you know that those paper MP certificates in your bottom drawer are going to be worth as much as a ten-bob bank note in a few days? Either deliver them to Membership Services or bin them; and please do not send them to the Rose St mailbox in Edinburgh, send them along with your cheques and any other correspondence to: G Plant – SBU 21/5 Falcon Road West Edinburgh EH10 4AD
Senior Camrose Team Announced
The Scotland Senior team to defend the Teltscher Trophy in Edinburgh the weekend of April 5-7 2019 will be John Matheson & iain Sime, Liz McGowan & David Liggat and Irving Gordon & Danny Kane with Brian Short as NPC. The results of the trial can be found under 'Recent Updates' at the right hand side of the Home Page of the website. As Scotland is the host nation we shall also have a sponsors SBU team of Stewart Duguid & Sandy Anderson, John Dick & Stuart McCreadie and Sam Malkani & Ian Burn with Kate Malkani as NPC.
- Keep Bridge Alive
Venice Cup January Update
Read about the Women's Training Weekend and the latest update on fundraising! Make sure you enter the Valentine's Simultaneous Pairs 11-15 February. Venice Cup Update January.pdf
Winter Swiss 2019
The Winter Swiss Teams has been won by Ronan Valentine, Liam O'Brien, Stewart Pinkerton and Gints Freimanis, pictured with SBU President Eddie McGeough and Tournament Convener Anne Coles. Click title for full results.
Camrose Weekend 2
The International Committee is pleased to announce that after consideration it has been decided to field the same team as for the first weekend. It will therefore be Danny Kane & irving Gordon, Alex Adamson & Derek Sanders, John Faben & Phil Morrison with NPC Jim Hay. The event is being organised by the EBU and will take place at the Brandon Hall Hotel, Coventry the weekend of March 1st - 3rd.
9th European Open Bridge Championships
These are being held in Istanbul, Turkey between June 15th and 29th 2019. The letter attached at the end of this article gives information about the specific dates of particular competitions, details of entry procedures etc. images/1stinfoletterNBOsOpenIstanbul-211218.pdf
- Venice Cup November Update
Venice Cup Update
The Venice Cup is the bridge equivalent of the Women’s World Cup in Football – and Scotland has qualified for both! The venue has been moved to Wuhan in Central China: sometime in September / October 2019. Which means we have a year to raise about £16,000 for travel and hotel bills. So far we have raised £200 from donations and Coaching Fees. Not quite there yet! October should see us raise another £200 from Coaching fees, plus the proceeds from a raffle at the October Congress….. How can you help? Persuade your club to enter the Simultaneous Valentine’s Pairs on 11-15 February 2019. You can play on any afternoon/evening. Enter to Anna Gudge: ...