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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.

Allan Flitch Trophy

Allan Flitch Trophy

Saturday 13 Feb 2021 18:00
Venue to be confirmed

East District Pairs event for married couples only.  Approx playing about 28 boards.  open to all levels - we had people still in classes playing alongside Grand Masters last year and everyone enjoyed it. 

BBO or RealBridge

Atholl Cup (closing date)

Atholl Cup (closing date)

Friday 4 Oct 2019
Venue by arrangement

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

Atholl Plate

Atholl Plate

Friday 4 Oct 2019
Venue by arrangement

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.

Chalmers Trophy

Chalmers Trophy

Saturday 19 Oct 2019 12:00

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

Cowan Cup

Cowan Cup

Sunday 1 Mar 2020 12:00

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

Edinburgh Congress Trophy & Rayne Qualifier (Week 1)

Edinburgh Congress Trophy & Rayne Qualifier (Week 1)

Wednesday 6 Nov 2019 19:00

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. 

Edinburgh Congress Trophy & Rayne Qualifier (Week 2)

Edinburgh Congress Trophy & Rayne Qualifier (Week 2)

Wednesday 13 Nov 2019 19:00

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. 

Faie Rosebowl

Faie Rosebowl

Sunday 15 Sep 2019 12:00

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

Hunter Cup

Hunter Cup

Sunday 24 May 2020 12:00
Event Cancelled

An open event for teams of 4. Entry fee £50 per team. Approx 48 boards  12:00 start with approx. finish of 19:30. Will be played as a Swiss teams if there are sufficient entries.

MacLaren Cup

MacLaren Cup

Sunday 1 Sep 2019
Venue by arrangement

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.

McGregor Mixed Pairs

McGregor Mixed Pairs

Friday 16 Oct 2020 18:30
BBO

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!

Men's Teams (Week 1)

Men's Teams (Week 1)

Wednesday 15 Apr 2020 19:00
Event Cancelled

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

Men's Teams (Week 2)

Men's Teams (Week 2)

Wednesday 22 Apr 2020 19:00
Event Cancelled

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

Open Pairs

Open Pairs

Friday 18 Oct 2019 19:00

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

Senior Pairs

Senior Pairs

Tuesday 31 Mar 2020 12:00
Event Cancelled

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

Senior Teams

Senior Teams

Tuesday 31 Mar 2020 16:15
Event Cancelled

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

Simultaneous Pairs

Simultaneous Pairs

Monday 4 Nov 2019
Held in Clubs

Match pointed pairs, scored on eCats.

Swiss Pairs

Swiss Pairs

Sunday 29 Nov 2020 11:00
BBO

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

Watson Trophy

Watson Trophy

Sunday 20 Oct 2019 12:00

2 sessions of Swiss Teams.

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

Women's Teams (Week 1)

Women's Teams (Week 1)

Wednesday 15 Apr 2020 19:00
Event Cancelled

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

Women's Teams (Week 2)

Women's Teams (Week 2)

Wednesday 22 Apr 2020 19:00
Event Cancelled

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