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Welcome to SBU Highland District

Welcome to the website of the Highland District of the Scottish Bridge Union

Here you will find information for SBU members in the District, and visitors to the Highlands will be able to locate and contact affiliated clubs which would be more than happy to welcome them for a game of bridge.

RULES CHANGES 2017

There has been a new rules book issued in August 2017. Changes will affect club players very little.

Each club will get 1 rule book free. Other copies cost £5 and can be obtained from Ronnie McQueen

Coming Events:-
Rayne Trophy, Highland heat

The District heat of this national SBU event takes place on Sunday, 1st October at 11.30 in that British Legion, Nairn.

Open to all, so why not form a team of 4 and come and join us!

Cost £11 per player, to include sandwich lunch, table money & SBU entry fee

Click here for entry form

Diamond Pairs

The SBU Simultaneous Pairs event for players aged 60 and over (on Sept 1st) will take place in the British Legion, Nairn on Sunday, 8th October at 11.30

Entry £11 including SBU entry, tea/coffee and sandwiches

Click here for entry form 

SBU Bronze Pairs

Open to all players below the rank of Regional Master, this is the SBU Simultaneous Pairs for the vast majority of SBU members! 

A competition which excludes the high ranked players and gives the ordinary player a chance of  adding to their collection of master points, including those elusive red points!

Sunday, October 15th at 1.30pm in the British Legion, Nairn

Cost £7.50 including coffee & biscuits

Click here for entry form 

Jesner/Johnston Ranked Pairs

The SBU ranked simultaneous pairs event in the Ness club on Sunday, November 5th at 1.30pm

The Johnston Trophy is for Local and District Masters, and the Jesner for Masters and Senior Masters

National Points will be awarded to the top 1/3 of the field

Click here for entry form 

HD Ladies Pairs

The Highland District Womens Pairs will take place in the British Legion, Nairn on Sunday, October 29th at 11.30

Cost is £8 per person to include tea/coffee and a sandwich lunch

Click here for entry form

2018 Strathpeffer Congress
2018 Strathpeffer Congress

30th March - 1st April

Details here

Calendar
Sun 1st October 2017
Rayne Trophy, British Legion, Nairn
Allan Whiteford 01349 830418 11.30am
Sun 8th October 2017
Diamond Pairs, British Legion, Nairn
Ann Wickens 01381 620170
Sun 15th October 2017
Bronze Pairs, British Legion, Nairn
John Wilson 01479 872672
Sun 29th October 2017
District Women's Pairs, Legion, Nairn
Laura Ross 01463 237477
Sun 5th November 2017
Ranked Pairs, Ness
Allan Downie,
Fri 10th November 2017
Aviemore Congress 10 - 12 November
Bill Richardson 01343 860450
Sat 25th November 2017
Rayne Trophy Final
Fri 8th December 2017
Jim MacPherson & Nat. Pairs
last date for club heats
Results
20th June 2017
Scottish Schools teams
29th March 2017
Kelsey - Merged Sections 30 March
26th March 2017
Women's Teams, Highlander Hotel, Newtonmore
Elgin Heat of National Minibridge Competition
Elgin Heat of National Minibridge Competition

24 teams took part in the competition and all the children competeted with enthusiasm. The heat was won by the Chicken Dinners from Mulbuie Primary School on the Black Isle

Many thanks to the many helpers, from all over the District,  who turned out and displayed fantastic team work and helped to make the  day such a success.

National Pairs Heat Winners
National Pairs Heat Winners

Congratulations to Tim Wickens and Kim Fryer for an excellent win, and Allan Whiteford & Donald McKenzie who were 2nd, also with an excellent score.  Both pairs are eligible to represent Highland in the final in Glasgow.

Highland District League, 2016-17

Fixtures and contacts available using menu on left of page

Calendar
Sun 1st October 2017
Rayne Trophy, British Legion, Nairn
Allan Whiteford 01349 830418 11.30am
Sun 8th October 2017
Diamond Pairs, British Legion, Nairn
Ann Wickens 01381 620170
Sun 15th October 2017
Bronze Pairs, British Legion, Nairn
John Wilson 01479 872672
Sun 29th October 2017
District Women's Pairs, Legion, Nairn
Laura Ross 01463 237477
Sun 5th November 2017
Ranked Pairs, Ness
Allan Downie,
Fri 10th November 2017
Aviemore Congress 10 - 12 November
Bill Richardson 01343 860450
Sat 25th November 2017
Rayne Trophy Final
Fri 8th December 2017
Jim MacPherson & Nat. Pairs
last date for club heats
Results
20th June 2017
Scottish Schools teams
29th March 2017
Kelsey - Merged Sections 30 March
26th March 2017
Women's Teams, Highlander Hotel, Newtonmore
Elgin Heat of National Minibridge Competition
Elgin Heat of National Minibridge Competition

24 teams took part in the competition and all the children competeted with enthusiasm. The heat was won by the Chicken Dinners from Mulbuie Primary School on the Black Isle

Many thanks to the many helpers, from all over the District,  who turned out and displayed fantastic team work and helped to make the  day such a success.

National Pairs Heat Winners
National Pairs Heat Winners

Congratulations to Tim Wickens and Kim Fryer for an excellent win, and Allan Whiteford & Donald McKenzie who were 2nd, also with an excellent score.  Both pairs are eligible to represent Highland in the final in Glasgow.

Highland District League, 2016-17

Fixtures and contacts available using menu on left of page