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OBA Thursday Teams
Director: David Emerson
Online Thursday MP Pairs Duplicate
Director: Kathy Talbot
Online Thursday Cross IMPed Pairs
Director: John Rowe
Scorer: Cliff Hones
Online Thursday MP Pairs Duplicate
Director: Chris Dawe
3rd Dec 2020
Online Thursday MP Pairs Duplicate
BBO 19:00
Director: Chris Dawe
10th Dec 2020
Online Thursday Cross IMPed Pairs
BBO 19:00
Director: John Rowe
13th Dec 2020
15 board Junior XIMP Pairs
BBO 16:00
Director: Chris Dawe
13th Dec 2020
18 board Junior XIMP Pairs
BBO 16:00
Director: Chris Dawe
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Monday mornings:   Bicester, Oxford
Monday afternoons:  Abbey Smith, Wallingford

Monday evenings: Buckingham, Faringdon (gentle), Summertown
Tuesday mornings:  Central Yarnton
Tuesday afternoons:  Wallingford (gentle)
Tuesday evenings:  Abingdon, Aylesbury Aces
Wednesday mornings:  Oxford (Learn and Play), Aylesbury Aces (gentle), Abingdon
Wednesday afternoons:  Oxford (gentle)
Wednesday evenings:  Abbey Smith, Oxford, Wallingford
Thursday mornings:  Oxford (Teams), Central Yarnton
Thursday afternoons:  Wallingford
Thursday evenings:  Oxford (gentle), Oxfordshire, Wantage, Aylesbury Aces
Friday mornings:  Oxford
Friday afternoons:  Abbey Smith
Friday evenings:  Wallingford (X-IMP)

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)

Regular online OBA sessions

OBA is now running regular online sessions on Thursday evenings at 7:00 PM.  Do join us. There is now no need to sign up for individual pairs events - just turn up. 

We act as a virtual club so before you play your first OBA game on , you need to notify us of your BBO username, EBU number and name.  Anyone who has previously been blocked, please contact Kathy Talbot.

The programme is: first Thu MP pairs, director Chris Dawe; 2nd Thu Cross BBOIMPed pairs, director John Rowe; Third Thu MP Pairs, director Kathy Talbot; Fourth Thu Teams, David Emerson. 

Getting a BBO Account & joining a duplicate         Instructions for purchasing BBO$ can be found here.

We will be running another Multiple Teams on RealBridge on Thursday 26 November.  Please can prospective captains email to enter.  If you did not play last month, you need to ensure your hardware and software is compatible (you will be sent details).  Last month was free, but this month there wil be an entry fee of £10 per team.  Please pay OBA, sort code 30 92 92 Account number 36652960 with the Captain's name and "MTNOV" as reference.

Last updated : 17th Nov 2020 14:16 GMT
Nine High Games at OBA on RealBridge

Every Thursday, OBA runs an online event for players of NGS grade 9 and below.  From 26th November, it is intended that these will be on RealBridge.  Inbuilt video allows you to see and chat to the other players at your table.  Come and have an enjoyable game with other players who are not too expert.  One of the County’s top players writes a commentary on the hands: this is sent to the players and placed on the website.   

Just fill in the form (click here) and you will be sent instructions:  


Tollemache Selection for November 2020
The selectors are pleased to announce that the following represented Oxfordshire in the Tollemache competition over the weekend of 21/22nd November, coming 15th/27 counties. RESULTS

Alan Wilson & Ewa Wieczorek

Diana Nettleton and Charlie Bucknall

Robert Procter and Michael Robinson

Ian Angus & Chris Cooper
As it is being held online via RealBridge, there will be kibitzing with a 15-minute delay showing at


OBA are pleased to say that we are now offering a Partership Service for the online Thursday Pairs 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