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Pairs Championship (Beck Salver)

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CLUB PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP FOR THE BECK SALVER 2019

The club's Pairs Championship Competition for the Beck Salver will take place on Sunday 31 March, starting at 2pm. 

This is one of the club premier events, attracting Blue Points, and is played over 36-40 boards. 

Book your place online via Bookwhen

Closing date for entries is Friday 29 March. All members are welcome to play. 

Entry fee: £9.00 per player (includes tea/coffee and refreshments).  

MICHAEL BYRNE WINS THE PORTLAND PAIRS

Three weeks ago Michael Byrne was at OBC running a training weekend for the International Junior squad. Two weeks ago he gave two great seminars as part of our education programme.  One for club players and one for experts. 52 players enjoyed a challenging time.

This weekend he was the the overall winner of the Portland pairs event.  See the national results at https://app.pianola.net/Results/Session268491

You can find the local results for our local heat of the event here.  Congratulations to Emily Middleton and Matthew Covill who were the highest placed OBC pair in the heat.

COUNTY PAIRS FINAL
COUNTY PAIRS FINAL

 

 

Congratulations to Kathy & Denis Talbot who won the County Pairs final held at OBC on Sunday (17th March).  Well done also to Sandra Nicholson & Krys Kazmierczak who came fourth. The top four pairs in this event qualify to represent Oxfordshire in the Corwen Trophy, due to be held in June, where they will play against top players from other counties. 

The full results are available here

TEAMS COMPETITION FOR THE ROSE BOWL 2019

Congratulations to Peter Randall, Liza Furnival, Alastair Gidman & Lorna Swadling who won the club's teams-of-four competition for the Rose Bowl. Second were Denis Talbot, Kathy Talbot, Nigel Birks & Diana Nettleton, and third were Martin Illingworth, Marion Sheppard, Claire Macdonagh & Julie Anderson. Well done to them too. 

Oxford Junior Bridge

The start of term signals that the regular Sunday sessions for Oxford Junior Bridge Club resume.  See details here.

 

We welcomed Oxford Junior Bridge Club to our premises when they held their Winter Competition on Sunday 3rd February. A report and the results are available on the Bridge4Schools website.

Results
Morning Pairs
Director: SS
Scorer: SMF
Host: Kate B
Morning Pairs
Director: RS
Scorer: DC
Host: Emma H
Evening Learn and Play
At 147
Director: MW
Scorer: JA
Host: Viv S
Portland Pairs
Director: Dan Cardnell
Scorer: Dan Cardnell
Morning Pairs
Director: KT
Scorer: DC
Host: Jane M
Evening Pairs
Director: MI
Scorer: MS
Host: Peter L
Morning Learn and Play
At 147
Director: KT
Scorer: CW
Host: Colin
Evening Gentle Duplicate
147 Banbury Rd
Director: RTB
Scorer: MR
Afternoon Gentle Duplicate
147 Banbury Rd
Director: JM
Scorer: PC
Evening Pairs
Director: PL
Scorer: LF
Host: Matt W
Calendar
Tue 26th Mar 2019
Practice hands: Opening Unbalanced Hands
14:00
Wed 27th Mar 2019
Afternoon Gentle Duplicate
147 Banbury Rd 14.00
Director: Ruth
Scorer: Clive
Host: Ruth
Wed 27th Mar 2019
Evening Pairs
19.15
Director: Ruth K
Scorer: Liza
Host: Marion S
Thu 28th Mar 2019
Morning Learn and Play
At 147 10.00
Director: Sandra N
Scorer: Steve
Host: Marian Rosier
Thu 28th Mar 2019
Practice Hands: Doubling a Suit / Later Leads
19:30
Thu 28th Mar 2019
Evening Gentle Duplicate
147 Banbury Rd 19.15
Director: Colin
Scorer: Roger
Fri 29th Mar 2019
Morning Pairs
10.00
Director: Diane
Scorer: Pat
Host: Amr E-K
Fri 29th Mar 2019
Evening Pairs
19.15
Director: Matt W
Scorer: Marion
Host: Avis R
Fri 29th Mar 2019
Practice Hands: Doubling a Suit / Later Leads
10:00