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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.

District League - Latest standings

Division 1 of the League has now been completed - team captains are invited to check the results for accuracy (see menu left)

In Division 2, Dingwall B and Ness B have still to play.

Recent Results:
SBU National Pairs, British Legion, Nairn on Jan 21st at 11 for 11.30 start

Congratulations to Donald Mackenzie and Allan Whiteford, who won with 62%, ahead of Andy Jamieson and John Copeland on 60%.

3rd place went to George Anderson and Adelaide MacPherson, 4th were Margaret MacDonald & Ann Lloyd, and 5th were Andy Wilson and Jean Armstrong.

These pairs qualify for the final in the Buchanan Club, Glasgow. on April 22nd.

All the qualifying pairs are planning to attend the final, and our good wishes go with them!

HD Ladies Pairs Winners
HD Ladies Pairs Winners

Muriel and Lesley won this event for the 6th time on October 29th, retain the plate and also gain free entry to the National Women's pairs in Newtonmore in March.

3 Pairs tied for 2nd place and, of them,  Maureen MacKay and Moira Rennie also gain free entry to Newtonmore as highest placed Bronze pair.

Convenor Laura Ross (centre) is shown presenting the trophy to Muriel and Lesley.

Bronze Pairs Winners

Winners of the Highland heat of the SBU Bronze Pairs were Janet Appleton and David Olive, with Allan and Helen Kirkwood in 2nd place. 

In the overall rankings Allan and Helen moved above Janet & David to lie in 5th place nationally.

District Diamond Pairs

Winners of the Highland District heat of the Diamond Pairs were John Copland and Dougie Munroe with nearly 63%, well ahead of 2nd placed pair George Anderson & Elinor Coldron on 55.6%.

John & Dougie were 5th overall in Scotland

Rayne Trophy Heat Winners

Winning team in the Highland Heat of the Rayne Trophy held on October 1st was that comprising Tim Wickens, Kim Fryer, John Copland and Andy Jamieson.  Their score of 125 VPs was well clear of the 2nd placed team of Allan Whiteford, Donald Mackenzie, Dave Cotton and Donnie Mackenzie, who were also well ahead of the 3rd placed team.

Congratulations to all!

Calendar
Fri 27th Apr 2018
Elgin Congress 27th-29th April
Tue 1st May 2018
District AGM
Community Centre, Nairn
Results
22nd Mar 2018
Schools Minibridge Competition
20th Mar 2018
Schools Minibridge
18th Mar 2018
Women's weekend Swiss teams
17th Mar 2018
Women's Weekend Swiss Pairs
17th Feb 2018
District Swiss Pairs, BL, Nairn
21st Jan 2018
National Pairs District Qualifier, BL, Nairn at 11.30
Jim MacPherson Sat 6 Jan Ness Club 1.30 Clubs inform qualifiers

2018 Elgin Congress

The 2018 Elgin Congress will be held over the weekend 27th - 29th April

Click here for details and entry form

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

Calendar
Fri 27th Apr 2018
Elgin Congress 27th-29th April
Tue 1st May 2018
District AGM
Community Centre, Nairn
Results
22nd Mar 2018
Schools Minibridge Competition
20th Mar 2018
Schools Minibridge
18th Mar 2018
Women's weekend Swiss teams
17th Mar 2018
Women's Weekend Swiss Pairs
17th Feb 2018
District Swiss Pairs, BL, Nairn
21st Jan 2018
National Pairs District Qualifier, BL, Nairn at 11.30
Jim MacPherson Sat 6 Jan Ness Club 1.30 Clubs inform qualifiers

2018 Elgin Congress

The 2018 Elgin Congress will be held over the weekend 27th - 29th April

Click here for details and entry form

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