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Organisation

The Scottish Bridge Union will be responsible for the organisation and all contact should be with their secretary,

Cathy Ferguson (secretary [at] sbu [dot] org).

Transport for teams competing in the main event will be provided to and from Glasgow Airport, Prestwick Airport and Edinburgh Airport.

The Hotel

The venue is the city centre Radisson Blu Hotel. This 5-star rated hotel has won a number of architectural honours and features 250 guest rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, free high-speed wi-fi access, guest access to their LA Fitness Centre and climate-controlled conference rooms.

The organisers have secured a number of rooms at competitive rates in the host hotel but there are many other alternative places to stay nearby. Our Suggested Accommodation page has details of room rates at alternative hotels in Glasgow city centre.

Spectator Facilities

Vugraph facilities for spectators will be available with expert commentary. For the benefit of our large world-wide audience two matches per session will be broadcast on BBO.

A daily bulletin will be published which will be available at the host hotel each morning, and also on this site. An information and hospitality desk will also be situated in the host hotel.

Glasgow & Scotland

Scotland is renowned as a centre of tourism. The home of golf, whisky and beautiful scenery - there is sure to be something of interest to people of all tastes.

You will find lots of relevant tourism resources at Visit Scotland.

Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland. It is famous for its museums, galleries, shopping and sporting venues. A compact city, most of the attractions are within walking distance. There are numerous eating places offering cuisine from all over the world at affordable prices. The city is served by an underground system with easy to reach transport hubs, both road and rail, to all parts of the United Kingdom.

A range of excursions for competitors and/or travelling companions will be able to be booked via the Hospitality Desk or our associated travel agents, Barrhead Travel. The travel agents can be found at 85 Oswald St, Glasgow G1 4PA (just round the corner from the Radisson Blu Hotel) or contacted at 0141 222 2223.

Glasgow City Council is to host a civic reception for all in honour of the event. A gala dinner, at which the medals and prizes will be presented, will follow the main event.

Bridge Links

The 14th Red Bull World Bridge Series will be held in Sanya, Hainan, China from 10th to 25th October 2014.

36th ASEAN bridge championship. These are being held in Kuala Lumpur in November - visitors are welcome to play although not eligible for championship medals.

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