National Pairs East District Heats
The winner of this event is guaranteed a place in the final due to be held in Glasgow on the 13th April, the next best scores from the six regional events will also be invited, The SBU are hoping that the final will be contested by 24 pairs.
The club will be open from 1200hrs, Registration and Payment for this event will be on the day at NMBC, so please arrive early enough for this to be progressed smoothly prior to the start of the event at 1300hrs.
Bobby Allan Trophy / Easter Pairs - East District Heats
Bobby Allan Trophy, SBU Easter Pairs on BBO, Thursday the 21st March.
This event is coordinated by ECATS on behalf of the SBU. Full analysis of the hands will be available, club results are available after 22:00hrs on that evening and then melded by ECATS with results across Scotland. Generous Red points are available for those that score well. NMBC has to forward £1.60 to SBU for this tournament. The BBO cost on this night is BBO $6, so please ensure you have sufficent BBO $ in your account.
Carlton BC are running a heat on Thursday 21st in the afternoon.
New Melville BC are running their heat at 7pm (their Thursday F2F club evening will be running as usual.)
East District Bronze Challenge
This annual event for Bronze players will be taking place at the Carlton BC at 1pm on Saturday March 2nd 2024. The entry fee is £15 per pair.
Depending on numbers, we shall either have one event with prizes for the best placed Bronze 1 & 2 players and similarly the best placed Bronze 3 & 4 players or we shall run it wth separate competitions for these two categories.
Tea, coffee, sandwiches, soup and home baking will be available to purchase from the inhouse catering at the Carlton.
Sign up using the link at the RHS of this page. The payment link will appear shortly. Please don't forget to click on the 'process registration' button.
Winners were Brian Spears & Lucia Barrett, with Keith & Ishbel Clark runners up. The best bronze pair were Elaine & Peter Martin.
Full results are on the Melville's website on this occasion rather than our own results page. Follow this link to find them ...
Here are the Brian and Lucia receiving the trophy from Linda Sime.
41st Berwick-upon-Tweed Bridge Congress
Colinton Castle Open Swiss Pairs
Colinton Castle BC will hold a Swiss Pairs event on Saturday 6th April on BBO. The event will consist of 48 boards, with a start time of 11.00 and break of one hour halfway through. The entry fee is BBO$5 per person. All SBU members are welcome. Enhanced black masterpoints will be awarded. Full details and a pre-registration form can be found on the Colinton Castle website. Although we shall accept entries on the day, please pre-register to simplify the organisation for us.
South District Meet & Play - A sociable bridge weekend
Organised by South District and happening in Dumfries, this weekend 12-14 April is aimed at Bronze and new bridge players. East Grandmaster Alex Adamson, who hails from Dumfries, will be on hand to give you useful tips on how to improve your game. Please see attached brochure for further information. meet_and_play.pdf