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Bridge Education in Oxford

Oxford Bridge Club runs a comprehensive bridge education programme under the banner of Oxford Bridge School. Courses are available at all levels, from beginners to more experienced players. Further details are on their website.  

Abingdon Cafe Bridge - 18th October

For details click here.

New Laws

The EBU brought in a new Law Book in 2017.  The main changes apply to claims, insufficient bids and bids out of turn and are explained on the attached poster. Details were also in the August 2017 issue of the EBU magazine.

Wessex League 2017-18

This is a teams-of-eight competition for Oxfordshire clubs. We have three teams: our "A" and "B" teams are playing in Division 2, our "C" Team in Division 5.  Details of fixtures and results, as well as match reports are on the link on the lefthand side of this page.

In the 2017-18 season the A team finished third in Division 2.  The B Team finished seventh in Division 2, and the C Team finished third in Division 5.

Welcome to Summertown Bridge Club!

Summertown Bridge Club plays duplicate bridge every Monday in the Maison Française, Norham Road, OX2 6SE. We pride ourselves on our reputation for friendliness, and welcome visitors and prospective new members, including those with relatively little experience of playing duplicate bridge. You can come along either with or without a partner, as our host system means you'll always get a game. We are EBU affiliated, use computer-dealt boards and wireless scoring, and award master points.

There is plenty of parking both in Maison Française’s own car park and on the nearby streets. The club opens at about 7 pm, and players should arrive by 7.15 and be seated by 7.20 for start of play at 7.30.

Teams on Monday 13th August
Many thanks to all who contributed to the success of our inaugural random teams event. Particular thanks to Steven for directing, and to Oxford Bridge Club in the form of Liza Furnival and John Fleming for sharing OBC’s knowledge of teams movements.
Very well done to Liza, Peter Finbow, Paul Stevenson and Clodagh who won and who will each receive £5 M & S vouchers. Irina, Joanna, Sandra & Krys were second, very closely followed by Aleks, Diana Nettleton, Pauline Wyman & Ros Sword.
Date for your diaries - next teams event will be on 5th November.

Oxford Junior Bridge Club

Click here for details of the autumn term, which starts on 16th September.

Wallingford Bridge Club is holding a Blue-Pointed Swiss Pairs event on Sunday 16th September.  To see the poster click herePlaces still available!

Oxford Festival of Bridge

18th – 21st September 2018

 Four days of bridge for all in lovely surroundings

Social activities galore.  Seminars led by expert players

Book for separate events, or treat yourself to the whole week

  For details and a booking form click here.

Handicap Pairs 30 July 2018

In spite of a handicap which deducted 5% from their score, their big win meant that John Deech & Matthew Covill still win a bottle of wine each with a handicap adjusted score of 64.27%. Clare Lim & Jane Armstrong weren't far behind on 63.85%, with Annabel Hichens & Sue Reynolds in third.  Well done to them all.

Full handicap results can be found on the Club Website by clicking on "Competitions" in the left hand menu and selecting "30 July 2018 Handicap".

Master Point Promotions

Congratulations to the following member, promoted in the July round of the EBU’s Master Point Promotions.  Well done!

Claire MacDonagh - 3 Star Premier Master

Club Teams
Director: Steven
Scorer: Erica
Club Pairs
Director: Jeremy
Scorer: Cliff
Handicap Pairs
Director: Lawrence
Scorer: Krys
British Summer Sim Pairs
Director: Steven
Scorer: Erica
Club Pairs
Director: Erica
Scorer: Krys
Club Pairs
Director: Ruth
Scorer: Cliff
20th Aug 2018
Club Pairs
Director: Steven Bliss
Scorer: Liza Furnival
Host: Graham Walcroft
27th Aug 2018
Club Pairs
Director: Ruth Kim
Scorer: Erica Sheppard
Host: Neil Whiting
3rd Sep 2018
EBED Autumn Sim Pairs
Director: Jeremy Mitchell
Scorer: Krys Kazmierczak
Host: Jean Alexander
10th Sep 2018
Club Pairs
Director: Ruth Kim
Scorer: Cliff Pavelin
Host: Irina Woods
17th Sep 2018
Club Pairs
Director: Krys Kazmierczak
Scorer: Erica Sheppard
Host: Steven Bliss
24th Sep 2018
Club Pairs
Director: Erica Sheppard
Scorer: Cliff Pavelin
Host: Suzanne Abell