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Portland Pairs

Sunday 24 March at 12.00pm

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Sunday 31 March at 2.00pm

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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).  

PORTLAND PAIRS 2019

Oxford Bridge Club is hosting a heat of the Portland Pairs on Sunday 24 March. 

This is a national mixed pairs green-pointed event played simultaneously at various venues across the country. 

Start time is 12pm, and there will be 2 sessions of 24 boards, with a break between sessions. The second session will start at approximately 4.00pm. 

Free teas and coffees available. You are welcome to bring your own food to eat on the premises during the break, or you can visit one of the numerous shops and cafes in nearby Summertown. 

Entry fee is £32 per player. 

Closing date for entries is 22 March 2019. 

Entries to be made directly with the EBU, online via your MyEBU account, or via comps@ebu.co.uk, or phone 01296 317203/19

Parking: there is plenty of free parking on the side streets near to the club. 

Further information is on the EBU website.

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. 

MASTERS PAIRS 2019

Congratulations to club members Gustave Rieunier & Tom Brus who won the Oxford heat of this year's Masters Pairs Competition. And also to Bridget Watson & Holly Kilpatrick who came third.

The results for the Oxford heat are here.  The overall national results are on the EBU website here

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: 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
Morning Pairs
Director: CW
Scorer: JT
Host: Ian C
Morning Pairs
Director: RK
Scorer: DC
Host: Ludmilla C
Evening Learn and Play
At 147
Director: VF
Scorer: TD
Host: Peter dC
Morning Pairs
Director: PJL
Scorer: PL
Host: Graham W
Calendar
Sun 24th Mar 2019
Portland Pairs
12.00
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Mon 25th Mar 2019
Morning Pairs
10.00
Director: Richard
Scorer: Diane
Host: Emma H
Mon 25th Mar 2019
Evening Learn and Play
At 147 19.15
Director: Shirley
Scorer: Julie
Host: Viv S
Mon 25th Mar 2019
Practice Hands: Opening Unbalanced Hands
19:30
Tue 26th Mar 2019
Morning Pairs
10.00
Director: Sue
Scorer: Steve F
Host: Kate B
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