Scottish Bridge Union West District
Welcome to Scottish Bridge Union West District
 
This is the home page of the West District of the Scottish Bridge Union. If you play in the West District then this is your site.
If you have any news or information on your club or comments on the website please use the Contact Us page.
WEST DISTRICT BRONZE CHALLENGE

The Bronze Challenge Simultaneous Pairs competition was played in the week of 25 - 29 September 2017.

Overall winners (and also winning the District Master category) were Douglas Weir & Eddie Young (Hamilton).

Winners in the other catregories were -

Local Master: Margaret Aitken & Sandra Gellatly (Hamilton)

Club Master: Jean Graham & Liz MacBride (Hamilton)

Novice: Sue Johnston & Diana Ritchie (St Andrew)

SBU Bronze Pairs - Thea Teale Trophy

The results of the West District heat are available on this website. Overall results are available here.

Congratulations to Aileen Cunningham & Janice Hutchison on their 2nd place in the provisional rankings!

BRONZE CORDIAL CONGRESS 2017
BRONZE CORDIAL CONGRESS 2017

The West District's annual BRONZE CORDIAL CONGRESS will be held from Sunday 12  Tuesday 14 November at Seamill Hydro.

Entry is restricted to players up to District Master with Master Point numbers above 12000.

Tournament bridge is fun – and good for your game. Come and enjoy the cordial company of friends at a scenic location.

For full details and to enter please download the Congress Brochure.

Download Congress Brochure

Email Congress Manager

New Laws

The World Bridge Federation (WBF) has introduced the latest revision of the Laws of Duplicate Bridge. The SBU has decided these should be applied in SBU events from 1 September 2017. To view the new Laws, click on New Laws in the Menu. Here you can also find a side-by-side comparison of the 2007 and 2017 Laws, with changes highlighted.

Some useful material regarding the new Laws can also be found by following this link to the EBU website.

EVENTS CALENDAR 2017/18

The current list of SBU and West District competition dates is now available. Please select "Calendar" from the menu on the left (latest update: 5 October). For SBU dates please also consult the SBU website.

Special events / seminars

The West District Committee is exploring the idea of holding special events for the benefit of members. These could take the shape of seminars or masterclasses, possibly with a well-known expert or bridge personality.

At this stage we are inviting players to submit suggestions or ideas. If you have a proposal for such an event please email the Secretary: hk@horst.plus.com.

League Trophy Winners

A list of previous winners is now available under Leagues in the menu.

DAYTIME BRIDGE

Fancy a game of bridge during the day? There are plenty of opportunities throughout the District - for more information please click on the Daytime Bridge tab on the left. If your club can add to this list, please email the District Secretary.

SBU Master Points

Any paper points, email queries, cheques, and all correspondence related to SBU Master Points should be routed as follows:- 

Post
SBU Member Services Dept #16
196 Rose Street
Edinburgh
EH2 4AT
email
masterpoints@sbu.org.uk
Master Points

Details of the SBU Master Points Database MEMPAD can be found on the News page.

Calendar
5th November 2017
Jesner & Johnston (District heats)
GBC
7th November 2017
Rayne Teams (District heat)
Buchanan BC 7.00pm
12th November 2017
Bronze Cordial Beginners' & Improvers' Congress
Seamill Hydro
13th November 2017
Bronze Cordial Beginners' & Improvers' Congress
Seamill Hydro
14th November 2017
Bronze Cordial Beginners' & Improvers' Congress
Seamill Hydro
Results
15th October 2017
SBU Bronze Pairs (District heat)
27th September 2017
District Pairs Q (Buchanan)
26th September 2017
West District Bronze Challenge
17th September 2017
Argyll Vintners Cup
13th September 2017
Maccabi Bowl
Calendar
5th November 2017
Jesner & Johnston (District heats)
GBC
7th November 2017
Rayne Teams (District heat)
Buchanan BC 7.00pm
12th November 2017
Bronze Cordial Beginners' & Improvers' Congress
Seamill Hydro
13th November 2017
Bronze Cordial Beginners' & Improvers' Congress
Seamill Hydro
14th November 2017
Bronze Cordial Beginners' & Improvers' Congress
Seamill Hydro
Results
15th October 2017
SBU Bronze Pairs (District heat)
27th September 2017
District Pairs Q (Buchanan)
26th September 2017
West District Bronze Challenge
17th September 2017
Argyll Vintners Cup
13th September 2017
Maccabi Bowl