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SBU Monthly Charity Pairs
From August, the SBU Monthly Charity Pairs wil be moving from the first Tuesday of the month to the last Tuesday of the month. The August event will now be held on Tuesday 31st August. All proceeds from this tournament will go to the charity named by the winners on the night - why not put the date in your diary?
Glasgow Bridge Centre Manager
Glasgow Bridge Centre is looking for a new manager as the current manager is retiring. Duties include organising and running tournaments, opening and closing the club and managing routine tasks. This is a part-time, paid position. Details of the remuneration will be provided on request. Experience in running and directing tournaments is desirable but not obligatory as full training will be given along with an extensive handover. Job sharing will also be considered. If you are interested, please contact Stephanie at ...
- President's newsletter - July 2021
It is with real sadness that I learned that David had died from a heart attack whilst on Ben Lawers on Friday July 23rd. He was a wonderful character, truly genuine, and a prolific writer of very funny articles - mostly about the antics of the Masters Club - which were published in the SBU News magazine. I, like many people, always turned to his pages first. David hailed from Glasgow and like many Glaswegians he had a wonderful sense of humour. He was interesting and interested in everything from climbing Munros, bridge, chess, poetry, literature, play writing, crosswords, theatre, football and most of all his family and friends. He was a man of intellect, who was...
Crete Overseas Congress cancelled
The SBU have taken the decision, together with Simon Kelly of GEBOS, to cancel this year's overseas congress in Crete. We are very disappointed to have to cancel this congress but the uncertainty regarding overseas travel has made this the only possible decision. Hopefully the world will return to normality next year in time for our congresses in Peebles in March and Majorca in May. GEBOS will refund any payment you have made for the Crete congress.
Lady Milne & Senior Camrose Trial + Information about Trials for the 2022 Europeans
The supplementary CoC for the trial for the 2022 Lady Milne and Senior Camrose is attached here - images/SC&LMSuppCoC2022.pdf Entries close on October 31st 2021. The International Committee held a meeting recently to discuss plans for trials for the 2022 Europeans due to be held in Madeira next June. Please see the attached minutes for a summary of the decisions taken. images/InternationalCommitteeMinutes260621V1A.pdf
Online Euro Qualifiers August 23-28
With the announcement that the zonal qualifiers for the Bermuda Bowl, Venice Cup, d'Orsi Senior Trophy and Wuhan Trophy will now be held online on Realbridge, we have some enforced changes to the 4 Scottish teams. Our teams will assemble at the Holiday Inn, Edinburgh where EBL have approved the use of one of the large rooms in the business section. Play online will be under the scrutiny of neutral observers and with a specified room layout. The Scottish teams are as follows: Open - Sam Punch & Stephen Peterkin, Alex Adamson & Derek Sanders, Derrick Peden & Jim Hay - NPC Anne Perkins Women - Liz McGowan & Fiona McQuaker, Sheila Adamson & Abi Milne, Fiona...
President's address to the 2021 AGM
Here is Joan Forsyth's address to the 2021 AGM2021.pdf