Welcome to the National Bridge Organisation for Scotland
Great World Bridge Day on Thursday
It is getting close now to the exciting free launch of the World Online Championship on 12th December, - the Great World Bridge Day, and we would really appreciate it if you could advertise this on your own websites, and put it on your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds to help with the publicity. The players will be able to play FREE at https://www.funbridge.com/ ! This launch day is free and that it is open to everyone – all players at all levels ! It would be great if they all came and joined in on 12th December to make it a really successful, fun tournament. The launch day event – which can be played at any time on 12th December, will be a matchpointed...
Hutcheson's Open Swiss Pairs 2020
The entry for the 2020 Hutchesons' Open Swiss Pairs is now open. This takes part on Sunday February 2nd at 12.00. There will be a lunch break at 1500 with the event finishing around 1900. The 2-course lunch, coffee and refreshments are all included in the entry fee. Further details are provided on the entry form via the link below. Since numbers will be limited, please get your entry in as soon as possible. Hutcheson's Open Swiss Pairs Entry Form John Di Mambro Convenor
Rayne Trophy Final 2019 won by Bob McKinnon, Cathy Ferguson, Bob Hunter & Ron Moodie
The Rayne Cup was won by Bob McKinnon, Cathy Ferguson, Ron Moodie and Bob Hunter, with runners up John Dick, Stuart McCreadie, David & Sandra Wiseman. Full results:
Scotland Camrose Team Weekend 1
After consideration of who the 3rd pair should be, the International Committee is pleased to announce that our team for weekend 1 at the Holiday Inn, Edinburgh will be Mike Ash & Robert Ferrari, Phil Stephens & Frazer Morgan and Jun Nakamaru-Pinder & Paul Barton - NPC Anne Symons. All best wishes for a successful Camrose to the team.
National League 2019 Results
The full results of the National League 2019 are: Division 1 - Winners - Team Ash - Mike Ash, Robert Ferrari, Phil Stephens & Frazer Morgan: They will play the first weekend of the Camrose in Edinburgh on January 10 - 12 2020. The Runners-up were Team Sime - Iain Sime, John Murdoch, Douglas Piper & Miro Dragic The 3rd pair for the Camrose team will be added once the International Committee has had a chance to consider all the data from the weekend. The Full Results for Division 1 can be found at: https://www.sbu.org.uk/article/1693-sbu-national-league-2019-division-1-overall-results And for those interested in all the details of the boards, these can be found...
Lady Milne Team 2020 & European Women's Team 2020
Following a decision taken at the Council meeting on November 5th and on the advise of the International Committee the following decisions have been made with regards to the Women's teams for 2020. The Scotland team for the Lady Milne to be played in England in April will be Liz McGowan & Fiona McQuaker, Sam Punch & Paula Leslie and Sheila Adamson & Abi Milne - NPC Alan Goodman. The Scotland team for the Women's European event in Funchal, Madeira in June will be Liz McGowan & Fiona McQuaker, Sheila Adamson & Abi Milne and Fiona Greenwood & Julia Palmer - NPC tbc (Anne Perkins - International Committee Chairman)
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 - Division 1 - Weekend 1 Results
The Team of Mike Ash, Robert Ferrari, Frazer Morgan and Philip Stephens are currently leading Division 1 of the National League after the first set of matches. All of the teams are in contention with little more than 30 VPs covering the difference between first and last place. The second weekend of matches will take place in the Melville Bridge Club in Edinburgh on the 16th and 17th November.
National League 2019 - Division 2 - Weekend 1 Results
The scores for the first weekend of the National League Division 2 are shown below. This includes the final ranking, the team by team scores, the X-Imps and the travellers for Sunday. 1. STEPHENS 2. McGINLEY 3. PATRICK 4. GAFFIN
European Mixed Teams 2020
The European Bridge League has now indicated that the European Mixed Teams Championship will be held at the same time as the Open, Women’s and Senior series in Funchal, Madeira from June 17th to 27th 2020. The International Committee has discussed the implications of this and decided that if a trial is necessary, then players would not be able to participate in the Mixed Team Trials if they have already been offered a place in the Women’s, Senior or Open Teams. Entries will thus close after the trials for the other categories have concluded – February 9th 2020. All other eligible entries would be accepted. It should be noted that it is extremely unlikely that...