- Venice Cup Update
Please note that the closing dates for both the Women & Seniors trials have been changed to October 27th 2019 The Women's Trial for the Lady Milne 2020 and the Europeans 2020 will be a team trial as will the trial for the Senior Camrose and Senior Europeans and the Open Europeans. The closing date for the Women & Seniors is October 27th 2019 - that for the Open is November 30th. Any team wishing to be considered for the Open event as well as one of the others should enter both. Attached below are the Supplementary Conditions of Contest for all three trials plus the General Conditions of Contest for Trials. SBU International Committee...
National League 2019
A list of entries so far is attached at the end of this article. The dates for the 2019/20 season are October 5th & 6th at the Buchanan and possibly St Andrew BC in Glasgow and November 16th & 17th at the Melville BC in Edinburgh. Copies of the General Conditions of Contest for Trials and the Supplementary Conditions of Contest for the National League are attached below as is the information about Qualification Points (3 documents). The closing date for entries is July 21st but as in previous years, late entries may be taken at the discretion of the International Committee if doing so improves the composition of the Divisions. SBU International Committee...
Individual 2019 Results
The National Individuals were held at the Carlton on Saturday 27th April. 86 players battled it out in four sections. The winners were: Fairlie for Players ranked up to District Master 1st Robin Macpherson 2nd Alan Paterson 3rd Judith Smeaton Shenkin for Masters and Senior Masters 1st Tadeusz Janowski 2nd Fiona Davies 3rd Denis Higginbotham Albert Watson had the best score but is not eligible for the prizes. Harrison for Regional Masters and above Joint 1st Moyra Forrest and Joe Duxbury 3rd Robert Dickson Benjamin an Invitational Event for Grand Masters 1st Nigel Guthrie 2nd Roy Bennett 3rd Stephen Peterkin The full results are on the Carlton Web Site. Moyra...
Scottish Swiss Pairs (Photos)
Paul Maoilani and Iain Macintyre - winners! Alex Adamson and Glen Falconer, runners up. Sam and Kate Malkani, third. Andrew Harborow and Tom Bagnall, silver prize.
Trial Dates 2019/20 season
The National League weekends for the selection of the Camrose team are already on the calendar and will take place on Oct 5 & 6 in Glasgow and Nov 16 & 17 in Edinburgh. Conditions of Contest, Qualification Points etc. will be issued within the next couple of weeks once they have been given a final check over. The Lady Milne / Women's European trial will take place on Nov 30 & Dec 1. The Senior Camrose / Senior European trial will take place on Dec 13, 14 & 15. The Open European trial will take place on Jan 31, Feb 1 & 2. Although there is an intention by the EBL to hold a second Mixed event, it will not be at the same time as the Women, Senior & Open events and...
The Farquharson Trophy has been rescheduled for Saturday 1 June. To be held at the Buchanan Bridge Club, commencing 12 noon. Director tba.
Scottish Cup Final 2019
The Scottish Cup Final was played on Saturday 16 March. Winners were Iain Sime, John Murdoch, Paul Barton & Brian Spears, beating the holders, Derek Sanders, Stephen Peterkin, Sam Punch and Tim Rees, by 127 imps to 76,. This is Sime's first win after 30-odd years of trying - in desperation he joined up with three members of the team that beat him in the Final in 2013. The Scottish Cup Plate Final was played on the same day in Glasgow. Winners were David Shenkin, Ali Gordon, Derek Diamond and Martin Diamond. They had a convincing win over Ian Patrick, Bob McKinnon, George Plant and Peter Moss, Time to enter this year's event: closing date 17...
SBU Congress 2019
Marking the end of an era and saying goodbye to Peebles in style. The SBU has set out the approach to the 2019 congress in this article, that will be published in the SBU magazine. PDF Article The brochure with entry details and schedule for the SBU congress can be found here. PDF Brochure If you would like to support this event by advertising in your local clubs, congresses or at national events please see the link to an advertising flyer. The campaign team would love to hear from you as they will pushing this event across the country and it would be great to co-ordinate our efforts with the help bridge players across the UK. Advertising Flyer Any questions...
Come to La Manga
A reminder that the Overseas Congress in Spain runs from 8th to 14th May 2019, and there are still some places available. Here is a link to the information brochure.