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Sunday 24 March at 12.00pm
Pairs Championship (Beck Salver)
Sunday 31 March at 2.00pm
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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).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.