Open Teams of Four Friday afternoon 12th to 15th December 2014 Pos VPs Names 1 105 Paul Gipson / Jenny Cooper / Tim Rees / Sam Punch 2 104 Andy Philip / Jim Hay / Bill Hawkins / Laura Middleton 3 102 Mike Stanbury / Ian Rankin / Linda Smith / John Halliwell 4 99 Iain Taylor / Stephen Peterkin / Joan Forsyth / Jim Brown 5 98 Martin Garvey / Kenny Watson / Cass O'Donnell / Ying Piper 6= 97 Phil Morrison / Ian Angus / Yvonne Wiseman / John Faben 6= 97 Derrick Peden / Malcolm Copley / George Plant / Peter Moss 8 96 Iain Sime / John Matheson / Chris Chambers / Mike Ash 9= 93 Bill Ross / Wendy Collier / Sadie Craig / Emily Garden 9= 93 Jean Squires / Ros Morgan / Helen Sanders / Neville Shorrick 11 92 Angus Macdonald / Adrianne Cook / Elizabeth Maiolani/ Frances McKeon 12= 90 S Clarke / N Woodcock / Mrs S Fjortoft / Mrs S Woodcock 12= 90 Liz McGowan / David Liggat / Georgia Ray / Steve Ray 12= 90 Fiona Greenwood / Carolyn Peploe / Veronica Guy / Moray Jeffrey 15 84 Beryl Campbell / Allan Gordon / John Williams / Sarah Williams 16 83 Rhona Goldenfield / Bernard Goldenfield / Joy Blakey / Irving Blakey 17 82 Judith Louch / Marjory Brydon / Fiona Lawson / Fiona McQuaker 18 80 Paul Maiolani / Jim McMenemy / Steve Male / Mike McGinley 19 77 Alex Wilkinson / Trish Matheson / Jun Nakamaru-Pinder / Jake Corry 20 76 Kathleen Craig / Robert Innes / Steve Hall / Kate Hall 21 73 Ian Hunter / Irene Hunter / Linda Fleet / Jenny Gray 22 72 Cheryl Duddell / Dave Duddell / David Hammonds / Paul Worswick 23 71 Bob McKinnon / Cathy Ferguson / Willie Nelson / Peter Hodgson 24= 70 Eddie Lucioni / Laurie Sedar / Jean Smallwood / Fran Thornton 24= 70 Roy Garthwaite / Heather Hobson / Agnes Baxter / Peter Baxter 24= 70 Tracy Capal / Warner Solomon / Tim McKay / Robert Clow 27 68 Stan Robertson / Jill Foggitt / Janet Latham / Ted Latham 28 66 John Brearley / Judy Brearley / Julia Newall / Barrie Newall 29= 65 Joyce Benson / Raymond Blin / John P Hamilton / Russell Frame 29= 65 Rob Dixon / Harold Wells / Simon Hedley / Rosemary Gray 31 64 Glenda Lloyd / Peter Boardman / William Thompson / Peter Mollart 32 63 Phil Stephens / Peter Stephens / Martin Stephens / Sally Stephens 33 61 Sheena White / Joyce Yarham / Donald Harvey / May Harvey 34 60 Willie Taylor / Issy Hyman / Eric Don / Rona Stewart 35 58 Tim Matthews / Ian Reeves / Bill White / Joyce White 36 53 Audrey Gammack / Ian Andrew / Coln Macdonald / Angie McCalman
Winter Congress 2014 Open Teams won by Gipson, Cooper, Rees & Punch
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_eab32a56", 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
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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