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Swiss Pairs
Director: Patricia Hones
OBA Thursday Teams
Director: Patricia Hones
BBO Pairs League - OVERALL
Director: Stephen Brown
BBO Pairs League - DIVISION 1
12th Dec 2022
Seniors Pairs
Roke 11am
Director: Patricia Hones
15th Dec 2022
BBO Pairs League - DEC starting positions
BBO 7pm
Director: Stephen Brown
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22nd Dec 2022
OBA Thursday Teams
RealBridge 7pm
Director: Patricia Hones
9th Jan 2023
Seniors Pairs
Roke 11am
Director: Patricia Hones
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The Year End Congress is in London - four days of various competitions, events for everyone, 27-30 Dec.


Current Results Tables

Remaining matches:

Away v Nottinghamshire 11 Dec 2022

Home v Staffs / Shrops   15 Jan 2023

Away v Warwickshire    12 Feb 2023

Home v Gloucestershire  12 Mar 2023


Click here to see the draw

Convention Cards using MyEBU
Convention Cards using MyEBU

The EBU has now created a facility for each player to upload system cards to their MyEBU (for use when playing online bridge)

See their instructions.  Players should go to their MyEBU then Utilities....System Cards.

You can store cards with any partner here, choose your own convention card name, and copy the link from MyEBU at any time.

[Any partnership who has already submitted a convention card for the Wessex League may of course continue to use the link they have been sent, but if they wish to update their convention card, please use the EBU facility]


Monday morning - Oxford (RB)
Monday afternoon - Abbey Smith (BBO), Wallingford (RB)
Monday evening -  Faringdon (gentle) (RB), Summertown (RB)

Tuesday afternoon - Wallingford (gentle) (RB), Oxford (RB)
Tuesday evening - Abingdon (RB)

Wednesday morning - Oxford (Learn and Play) (RB), Aylesbury Aces (gentle) (BBO)
Wednesday afternoon - Oxford (gentle) (RB)
Wednesday evening - Abbey Smith (BBO), Oxford (some are teams) (RB)

Thursday morning - Central Yarnton and Abingdon (RB)
Thursday evening - Oxford (RB), Banbury (BBO), Wantage alternating with Blewbury (RB)

Friday morning - Oxford (RB)
Friday evening - Oxford (some are teams) (RB)

In every case please see the appropriate club’s website for further details and if you are not a member check with them that you may play, as well as how to register and pay


WHAT THE OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY ASSOCIATION DOES      (Clicking on the green highlighted words links to the appropriate page)

OBA Blue Pointed Swiss Pairs

Swiss Pairs Championship - 4th December 2022    (BLUE POINTED)

It's time to enter this very popular competition. This year's Swiss Pairs competition will be held online (RealBridge) on Sunday 4th December 2022. Please be online by 1.45 for a prompt start at 2.00pm.There will be six 6-board matches. Session 1: 2.00pm - 4.15pm, 18 boards, Session 2: 4.45pm - 7.00pm, 18 boards.   Entry Fee: £8 per player.

PRIZES: 1st: £48,   2nd: £32,   3rd: £16,   4th: £16 all per pair

Chief TD: Patricia Hones          CLICK TO ENTER

Last updated : 3rd Dec 2022 08:46 GMT
Regular monthly events
Regular monthly events

OBA offers three regular monthly events, F2F or online 

     SECOND MONDAY - F2F Seniors Pairs at Roke, 11am, 30-33 boards. Next one: 12th December   JUST TURN UP     LATEST RESULTS

     THIRD THURSDAY - Pairs ladder on BBO, with promotion and relegation within three divisions, next one 15th December, 7pm 21-22 boards.      CLICK TO JOIN AS A NEW ENTRANT    New players very welcome    LATEST RESULTS    DIVISIONS FOR DECEMBER

     FOURTH THURSDAY - Teams on RealBridge, next one 22nd December, 7pm, 24-25 boards     CLICK TO ENTER     LAST MONTH'S RESULT

Last updated : 28th Nov 2022 13:13 GMT
County Events 2022-2023
County Events 2022-2023

Swiss Pairs (RealBridge) - Sunday 4th December

County Pairs Semifinal - Sunday 5th February (TBC)

Fundraising event for Juniors - Sunday 15th February

County Pairs Final - Sunday 19th March

Mixed Pairs - Sunday 16th April



There is a new Blue Book, effective from September 1st.

There are changes to

  • Rules on announcements
  • Rules on strong opening bids
  • Rules on non-strong 2-bids and 3-bids (at Level 4)

For the players, there are news stories

Something similar will appear in September’s English Bridge magazine.

More detail of the new announcements is in the Announcement Summary

OBA are pleased to say that we are now offering a Partership Service for the online Thursday Teams games.  Peter Finbow has kindly offered to organise this, and will pair up those individuals who let him know they would like a game. Please leave your details here