Commonwealth Nations Bridge Championships
Scotland White successfully beat England A in their quarter final match and then played the first two stanzas of their semi final match against Australia Gold - currently they are lying 7 points behind. There is a third stanza of 16 boards which we believe will be played later today, so all to play for. Best wishes to the team and their NPC Andrew Symons for a successful conclusion to the match. The second semi...
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 October. ...
Bobby Allan 2018 won by Dougie Munroe & Isla Thom
The Bobby Allan mixed sims results have been finalised on eCats 322 pairs played at 28 clubs. Congratulations to Dougie Munroe & Isla Thom playing at Caledonian club with a score of 70.22%. Links: Wednesday heat Thursday heat
We regret to announce that Richard Jarvis, President of the SBU from 1991-92, died on Monday 29 January in Ninewells Hospital, surrounded by his family. The funeral will be on Friday 16 February in Dundee Crematorium at 11.45, and afterwards at Carnoustie Golf Hotel from 2pm. The family would greatly appreciate it if Richard's friends and associates could make the journey to Carnoustie, where the Hotel overlooks...
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.
We are very pleased to announce the following teams have been selected to represent Scotland in the forthcoming Junior International events: JUNIOR CAMROSE (Under 26) Ronan Valentine/Liam O'Brien Stewart Pinkerton/Gints Freimanis Glen Falconer/Botond Hajdara NPC Liz McGowan PEGGY BAYER (Under 21) Christopher Docherty/Gideon Green Adam Tobias/Wan-Hew Tran John Russell/ David Tobias NPC Jim Hay They will be...
Frischmann Trophy won by Glen Falconer and Damien Murray
Glen Falconer and Damien Murray won the Junior National Pairs for the Robert Frischmann Trophy today at the Melville Bridge Club in Edinburgh, narrowly beating Liam O'Brien & Calum Stout with Donald Mackillop and John Russell third. Open the article to see a photo of the winning pair. Full results The event was well supported with participants from Ayrshire, West, North, Central, and East Districts. We'd like to...
- Winter Foursomes 2018 Conditions of Contest
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...
- Handbook of the Master Point Scheme - current and past versions
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)
Senior Age Conditions for EBL Events
The minimum age for participants in EBL events is to increase from 60 to 65 gradually over several years. See the the Senior Age Information Letter which has full details. (updated October 2017)
Amendment to Laws 2017
This modification to Law 26B was received after publication. Law 26B now reads: When an offending player's call is withdrawn and it is not replaced by a comparable call, if he becomes a defender declarer may, at the offender's partner's first turn to lead (which may be the opening lead) prohibit offender's partner from leading any (one) suit which has not been specified in the legal auction by the offender. Such...
Other Recent Updates
- Men's Teams - Event Entry Information - Benny Dexter Trophy
- Men's National Pairs - Event Entry Information - Buchanan Cup
- 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
- Bronze Teams - Event Entry Information
- Easter Pairs - Event Entry Information
- Scottish Mixed Swiss Teams 2018
- Scottish Mixed Swiss Pairs 2018
- S.B.U. Playing Cards for sale
- Winter Foursomes 20180126-28
- Mixed Swiss Teams - Event Entry Information - Helen Walton Trophy
- Bobby Allan Trophy - Winners - Simultaneous Mixed Pairs
- SBU National Event Hub