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Herts / Essex Green Pointed Congress: Sat/Sun 15/16 September 2018
Surrey Green Pointed Weekend: 22/23 September 2018: Swiss Pairs & Swiss Teams
Derbyshire / Leicestershire Green Pointed Weekend: 22/23 September 2018
The West of England Congress will again take place at the wonderful Winter Gardens Pavilion in Weston and we look forward to welcoming you for some good bridge over the last weekend in September (29th & 30th)
Kent's Blue Pointed Congress is being held at TWBC over the weekend of 27th/28th October.
Please click here for the Congress entry form with further information.
Entries may also be made online - Swiss Pairs Swiss Teams
This year's Congress will also feature a Real Easy event, run concurrently with the main Swiss Pairs event, on Saturday 27 October at 2pm. This NO FEAR event is aimed at all those who have learned to play bridge in the last few years and would like a taste of the Congress. Please click here for an entry form with further information
Surrey are offering several training activities
5-7 October - Learn & Play Bridge Weekend - Declarer Play
23-25 November - Learn & Play Bridge Weekend - Counting & Competitive Bidding
Click on boxes for further information / more details of event / entry pages
It’s time to enter Oxfordshire Bridge Association’s teams of four competitions !
The Oxfordshire Bridge Association has two county teams of events, the President’s Cup and the Chester Cup, and details are as follows:
This is a friendly teams of four league, where the emphasis is on enjoyment! It’s intended to encourage teams of up to six players, including those relatively new to this form of bridge, to enjoy a pleasant evening with refreshments. Matches are of 24 boards, played in 2 stanzas of 12 boards, with automatic change of opponents. The Chester Cup is primarily a social event, and dates are arranged amicably, with home captains sending out a list of available dates to opposing captains as soon as possible after the league table is published.
The President’s Cup is Oxfordshire’s annual green-pointed knock-out county teams of four championship. Matches, with refreshments, are of 32 boards played in 4 x 8-board stanzas, with a final of 48 boards. The winners will represent Oxfordshire in the English Bridge Union’s Pachabo Cup, to be played on 8th/9th June 2019. Entries by clicking on the headings above or direct to Sandra Claridge email@example.com. The entry fee is £20 per team. The closing date for entries is Monday 10th September 2018
You are invited to play in the Dawes League matches. There are three divisions so Nick Smith is looking for lots of people to play.
Please see the County Team tab at the top of this page to see the dates, read match reports and other news.
Wallingford Bridge Club's popular Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs Event, is being held this year on Sunday 16th September, 1.15pm for a 1.30pm start.
Swiss Pairs is a form of duplicate bridge that tends to match pairs of equal ability against each other, so it makes an enjoyable event for players at all levels.
Playing 6 x 6 board matches, entry fee of £13 includes tea and refreshments. This fee will be collected on the day. Prize money totalling £250 will be awarded.
Entries on-line through the WBC website or to:
Peter Dyer tel: 079 6085 7196; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abingdon Cafe Bridge, 18th October 2018.
This will be fourth year of this enjoyable social bridge event, in which the duplicate bridge movement is not just around the room; it is around the town! We have five venues and, rather like musical chairs, the one you visit at lunchtime will be where you stop and eat. It starts at 10.30 and finishes with a prizegiving at about 16.00.
ARE YOU AGED 8 – 18 YEARS? Do you like maths, puzzles, quizzes or card games? If so, you might well enjoy bridge!
The Oxford Junior Bridge Club runs every Sunday afternoon in Summertown Church Hall, Banbury Road OX2 7EZ
AUTUMN TERM DATES: 16th September – 9th December 2018, 2.30 – 4.30 p.m. [Half Term 21st and 28th October]
Families are also welcome, £5 per session; first visit free; family concessions
For Information, please contact Holly Kilpatrick: email@example.com www.bridgewebs.com/bridge4schools/
WE CATER FOR ALL LEVELS – beginner to advanced
This event is played on the second Monday of each month at Roke and Berrick Salome Village Hall (for directions please see Wallingford Bridge Club website). It is open to all members of the OBA who are at least 55 years of age by 1st May 2018. Younger players and visitors may play but are not eligible to win the trophy.
Results / calendar (at bottom of page). Click on individual congratulation pages for full results
Congratulations to the winners of the Swiss Teams with 114 VPs: Frances Hinden, Graham Osborne, Berry Myers & Mike Scoltock. Runners up with 98 VPs: Lorna Swadling, Alastair Gidman, Liza Furnival & Nigel Birks
Congratulations to the winners of the Friendly Pairs: Alex Wood & Duncan Thomas, runners up: Mary Bennett & Clodagh Jakubovics
Congratulations to the winners of the Swiss Pairs: Roger Eddestone & David Norman, 2nd: Qian Li & Tony Ye. The leading non-expert pair was Frances Wallace & Mike O'Brian.
WESSEX LEAGUE: Congratulations to the winners of each division:
Chester Cup: Well done to Maryann Sheehy's team who won.
PRESIDENT'S CUP: Congratulations to the winners: Michael Robinson, Robert Procter, Alan Wilson, Nick Smith, Steve Noble & Chris Cooper.