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These are the East District competitions which have been running in some cases from 1933.  Trophies are awarded at the AGM for these competitions.  Note that while COVID-19 is restricting us to online events trophies are not currently being awarded.

13
Feb
2021

Allan Flitch Trophy

East District Pairs event for married couples  and those in  civil partnerships only

Playing ~ 26 boards.    BB$8 per player.    Prizes for 1st and 2nd,  Silver, Bronze 1/2 and Bronze 3/4

Open to all levels  - we had people still in classes playing alongside Grand Masters last year and everyone enjoyed it. 

You MUST pre-register for this event  here to enable us to plan the movement - pease use the Register button below.

You must also preregister your BBO login name in MEMPAD.  Please allow plenty time to join the event on the night.

Saturday 13 February 2021 @ 18:00
Location: BBO
Convener: Fiona Greenwood
04
Oct
2019

Atholl Cup (closing date)

Knockout Pivot Teams of Four.  Playing dates are by agreement between the captains (the closing date for entries is shown).

Friday 04 October 2019
Location: Venue by arrangement
Convener: Anne Perkins
04
Oct
2019

Atholl Plate

Knockout Pivot Teams of Four.  Playing dates are by agreement between the captains (the closing date for entries is shown).  No direct entry, teams who lose their first match in the Atholl Cup play in this event.

Friday 04 October 2019
Location: Venue by arrangement
Convener: Anne Perkins
15
Sep
2019

Bronze 1 & 2 Individual

East District Individual Championship for Bronze 1 & Bronze 2 players only.   

Approximately 24-28 boards played with a finish time no later than 17.00.  A common simple system will be in use.

Sunday 15 September 2019 @ 12:00
Location: Carlton
Convener: Denise King
25
01
Feb
2020

Bronze Pairs

Pairs event for Bronze ranked players only.  Approx 24-28 boards.  Starts at 12 noon, finish by 17.00 approx.

Saturday 01 February 2020 @ 12:00
Location: Carlton
Convener: Denise King
31
Mar
2020

Bronze Senior Pairs

East District Bronze Senior Pairs event - runs alongside the Freddie Short Quaich -.for bronze players aged 60 or over on 1st January.

Tuesday 31 March 2020 @ 12:00
Location: Event Cancelled
Convener: Fiona Greenwood
31
Mar
2020

Bronze Senior Teams

East District Bronze Senior Teams event - part of the ED Senior Congress.

Tuesday 31 March 2020 @ 16:15
Location: Event Cancelled
Convener: Fiona Greenwood
22
May
2021

Bronze Teams

East District Teams event for Bronze ranked players only

You should be a Bronze ranked player on the SBU ranking list.

Here is the LINK TO PLAY IN THE BRONZE TEAMS:

https://play.realbridge.online/cv.html?p=210522125954&q=NZtF39yWvIcJBRONZETEAMSPLAYERLINK

Saturday 22 May 2021 @ 14:30
Location: RealBridge
Convener: Fiona Greenwood
19
Oct
2019

Chalmers Trophy

2 sessions of Swiss Pairs.  Part of the East District Congress.  Red points awarded for overall placings.

Saturday 19 October 2019 @ 12:00
Location: New Melville
Convener: Julie Choudhury
72
01
Mar
2020

Cowan Cup

East District Pairs Championship.  2 sessions of 24-28 boards each.  *Must play both sessions*

Sunday 01 March 2020 @ 12:00
Location: Carlton
Convener: Anne Perkins
34
06
Nov
2019

Edinburgh Congress Trophy & Rayne Qualifier (Week 1)

East District Teams competition for the Edinburgh Congress Trophy, over two weeks.   The top places qualify for the national Rayne Teams Trophy.  Approx 28 boards each evening, you must play both evenings. 

Wednesday 06 November 2019 @ 19:00
Location: New Melville
Convener: Fiona Greenwood
36
13
Nov
2019

Edinburgh Congress Trophy & Rayne Qualifier (Week 2)

East District Teams competition for the Edinburgh Congress Trophy, over two weeks.   The top places qualify for the national Rayne Teams Trophy.  Approx 28 boards each evening, you must play both evenings. 

Wednesday 13 November 2019 @ 19:00
Location: New Melville
Convener: Fiona Greenwood
15
Sep
2019

Faie Rosebowl

East District Individual tournament.   Approximately 40-48 boards played.

Sunday 15 September 2019 @ 12:00
Location: Carlton
Convener: Denise King
25
23
May
2021

Hunter Cup

Teams of 4 - will be played as Swiss Teams if there are sufficient numbers

Event open to all SBU members

Here is the LINK TO PLAY IN THE HUNTER CUP:

https://play.realbridge.online/cv.html?p=210524125953&q=mTcvLXN16UUkHUNTERPLAYERLINK

 

 
Sunday 23 May 2021 @ 11:00
Location: RealBridge
Convener: Fiona Greenwood
01
Sep
2019

MacLaren Cup

The MacLaren Cup is the East District Teams of Eight Knockout Championship.  Participating teams must be registered to play in the District Leagues. The competition is voluntary and free to league teams, hence results are under the 'League' section.

Sunday 01 September 2019
Location: Venue by arrangement
Convener: Julia Palmer
16
Oct
2020

McGregor Mixed Pairs

East District Mixed Pairs event, running this year on BBO.   1 session of probably 24 boards.

To get a good idea of numbers we are asking you to preregister using the online booking form, but you will ALSO have to sign in to the tournament on the night in the customary BBO fashion!

Friday 16 October 2020 @ 18:30
Location: BBO
Convener: Fiona Greenwood
15
Apr
2020

Men's Teams (Week 1)

East District Men's Teams event run over two weeks, for the Bowman Trophy.

Wednesday 15 April 2020 @ 19:00
Location: Event Cancelled
Convener: Liz McGowan
22
Apr
2020

Men's Teams (Week 2)

East District Men's Teams event run over two weeks, for the Bowman Trophy.

Wednesday 22 April 2020 @ 19:00
Location: Event Cancelled
Convener: Liz McGowan
18
Oct
2019

Open Pairs

Open Pairs tournament.
Entry fee £15/pair
Entry for all 3 days £60/pair.

Friday 18 October 2019 @ 19:00
Location: New Melville
Convener: Julie Choudhury
24
31
Mar
2020

Senior Pairs

East District Senior Pairs competition, for the Freddie Short Quaich  - part of the ED Senior Congress.  

Tuesday 31 March 2020 @ 12:00
Location: Event Cancelled
Convener: Fiona Greenwood
31
Mar
2020

Senior Teams

East District Senior Multiple Teams competition - part of the ED Senior Congress.

Tuesday 31 March 2020 @ 16:15
Location: Event Cancelled
Convener: Fiona Greenwood
04
Nov
2019

Simultaneous Pairs

Match pointed pairs, scored on eCats.

Monday 04 November 2019
Location: Held in Clubs
Convener: Liz McGowan
01
Jul
2020

Summer Novice Teams

Novice Teams is aimed at those in the final couple of years of classes or those who have played socially only.  As much or as little help is given as wanted, except during play.  The competition is for teams of 4, run like the winter league format with an initial meeting to arrange matches. 

Wednesday 01 July 2020
Location: Event Cancelled
Convener: Katharine Bailey
01
Jul
2020

Summer Teams

Summer Teams is for those in division 5 or those experienced non league players wanting to try teams.   There is someone at each match to help set up and direct the match play and scoring.  Matches can be held wherever wanted, ideally in unfamiliar places to broaden experience. 

Wednesday 01 July 2020
Location: Event Cancelled
Convener: Katharine Bailey
29
Nov
2020

Swiss Pairs

This annual ED event will be run on BBO and is open to ALL SBU members.  There will be RED POINTS for matches won or drawn as well as to the top 1/4

Please note the change in start time - now 11:00

Entry fee  BBO$12 per person

Sunday 29 November 2020 @ 11:00
Location: BBO
Convener: Fiona Greenwood
20
Oct
2019

Watson Trophy

2 sessions of Swiss Teams.

Part of the East District Congress.  Red points awarded for overall placings.

Sunday 20 October 2019 @ 12:00
Location: New Melville
Convener: Julie Choudhury
32
15
Apr
2020

Women's Teams (Week 1)

East District Women's Teams event run over two weeks, for the Jacqueline Bruce Smith Vase. 

Wednesday 15 April 2020 @ 19:00
Location: Event Cancelled
Convener: Liz McGowan
22
Apr
2020

Women's Teams (Week 2)

East District Women's Teams event run over two weeks, for the Jacqueline Bruce Smith Vase.  

Wednesday 22 April 2020 @ 19:00
Location: Event Cancelled
Convener: Liz McGowan