12th to 14th July 2013 Pos VPs Names 1 95 George Plant / Peter Moss / Malcolm Copley / Derrick Peden 2 88 Peter Hodgson / Willie Nelson / Cathy Ferguson / Joan Lees 3 87 Fiona Greenwood / Carolyn Peploe / Veronica Guy / Moray Jeffrey 4 83 Jane Hall / Carolyn Fisher / Ian Rodger / Judith Biles 5= 77 Ros Bavin / Susan Rankin / Christopher Hill / Jane Knight 5= 77 Pat Tuff / Andrew Cornish / David Morrison / Ajit Shivdasini 7 75 Mike Stanbury / Ian Rankin / Janet Springett / Frank Springett 8 70 Val Kennewell / Steve Kennewell / Sue Evans / Dennis Loynes 9 68 Beryl Campbell / Allan Gordon / Frances Forbes / Frances Linehan
Summer Congress 2013 Consolation Teams won by Plant, Moss, Copley & Peden
Improvers’ Bidding Challenge No 8
Improvers' Bidding Challenge No. 8 Aimed at District/Local/Club Masters and Novices. Entries from those in classes are particularly welcome. Please submit your entries to emailProtector.addCloakedMailto("ep_29f13ae5", 1); by 10th...
- Improvers’ Bidding Challenge 7 – April 2017
Summer Bronze Congress won by Katharine Bailey & David Hamilton
Katharine Bailey and David Hamilton won the Bronze event at Peebles Congress last weekend. (photo)
Summer Congress Report from the Bronze Ranks
SBU Peebles Congress for National and Bronze level players. I thought I would let you and the rest of the club know about the SBU Congresses held at Peebles Hydro. John and I went to their Summer Congress last weekend! Yes, I can hear your surprise, and 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...
Summer National Congress at Peebles
The SBU Summer National Congress is now over, with the gongs going as follows: Congress Pairs - Pieter van Dijk Trophy - Jim Forsyth & Susan Aitchison Congress Teams - Sam Punch, Tim Rees, Stephen Peterkin & Les Steel Consolation Pairs - Brian Short & Alan Goodman Consolation Teams - Mike Clack, Lyn Fry, Pearl Murphy & Denis Murphy Swiss Pairs - Jeff Wilkins & Ann Wilkins Swiss Teams - Joyce White, Bill White, Tim...
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...
President's Report - June 2017
One year gone and to be honest due to the resignations a difficult year and my thanks are due to my team for doing the extra work required. I know results, including posting and tournament directing involving starting times and lack of Wi-Fi, have spoilt some of our tournaments, these are on our urgent list for improvement. I have to say our web page is not the easiest for finding items. Currently research is...
Chairman's Cup (29 July - 3 Aug 2017)
The Scotland team for the Chairman's Cup in Sweden will be Harry Smith, Roy Bennett, Alex Adamson and Mike McGinley. This event is part of the Swedish Bridge Festival, and is run by the Swedish Bridge Federation.
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
- Stirling Pairs - Event Information
- National Swiss Teams - Event Information - Edwin Berry Bowl
- Submitting Results for an Event
- SBU National Summer Congress - Photographs
- 83nd AGM - 30th May 2017
- SBU National Bronze Congress - overall placings
- Summer Congress Pairs - Winners - Pieter van Dijk Trophy
- SBU National Summer Congress - Pairs Finals
- SBU National Summer Congress - Swiss Pairs
- SBU National Summer Congress - Swiss Teams
- Summer Congress Teams - Winners - Edward Whittaker Trophy
- SBU National Bronze Congress - session 3
- SBU National Summer Congress - Teams Finals
- SBU National Summer Congress - Pairs Qualifying session 2
- SBU National Bronze Congress - session 2
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