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.

Forthcoming events in the West District and beyond are listed here. This list is updated weekly.

23-25 August: Central District Congress at Park Hotel, Montrose. Contact: Alan Kennedy, jakalankennedy@btinternet.com.

21 September: Stirling Pairs at Melville BC. Enter via SBU website.

22 September: Edwin Berry Teams at Carlton BC. Enter via SBU website.

29 September: Dunbar Congress at Bleachingfield Centre, Dunbar. Contact: Pam Meldrum, pam@meldrum.org.uk


A number of clubs in the district are offering Bridge classes and courses at various levels. Please see our News page for more information.

SBU & West District Calendar of Events 2019/20

A combined Calendar of SBU and West District events for the coming season is available on this website (please click on "Calendar" in the menu). Please bear in mind that many of these dates are still provisional - we will update this document if and when required.

Revision of League Rules

The revised 2018 League Rules have now been published (view under 'Leagues' in the menu). Please note the new regulations concerning late postponement of matches and fielding ineligible players.

New SBU playing cards on sale for clubs
New SBU playing cards on sale for clubs

The SBU have produced their own playing cards (backs as pictured) and are offering them to clubs at the very attractive price of only £1.00 per pack. To place an order, please contact the SBU Treasurer, email treasurer@sbu.org.uk or the District Secretary, email hk@horst.plus.com.

Clubs with dealing machines please note - these cards are not bar-coded.

2017 Law Books are still available

The District has copies of the new 2017 Law Books and is offering them to clubs or individuals at £5.00 (plus p&p if applicable). Please contact the District Secretary, email hk@horst.plus.com.

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.


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

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

Please note that paper points are no longer accepted.

27th August 2019
West District Committee
11th September 2019
Maccabi Bowl
Maccabi BC 7.00pm
15th September 2019
Argyll Vintners Cup
25th September 2019
District Pairs Q (club heat)
Buchanan BC
13th October 2019
Diamond Trophy (district heat)
Buchanan BC
Campsie Pairs
Campsie Teams
Erskine Trophy (Unhandicapped reesults)
Erskine Trophy (Handicapped)
Strang Trophy (revised result)