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Thursday X-imped Pairs
Director: Martin Illingworth
Scorer: Christopher Whitehouse
Seniors Pairs
Director: Geoff Nicholas
Warwickshire v Oxfordshire
Scorer: Peter Randall
Thursday Pairs
Director: JR
Scorer: MC
County Squad Training
Director: Alan Wilson
Scorer: Kathy Talbot
19th Sep 2019
County Squad Training
Oxford BC 19:30
Director: Peter Litchfield
21st Sep 2019
Essex / Herts Green Pointed Swiss Pairs
Ware 12:00
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22nd Sep 2019
Essex / Herts Green Pointed Swiss Teams
Ware 12:00
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26th Sep 2019
Thursday Teams
Oxford BC 19:30
3rd Oct 2019
Thursday Teams
Oxford BC 19:30
Director: Peter Litchfield
WELCOME TO THE HOME OF OXFORDSHIRE BRIDGE This home page shows recent results and the next month’s calendar on the left, news items and trailers for forthcoming events in the centre and celebrations of performances on the right

Clicking on the green highlighted words links to the appropriate page. Use to return to this home page.  [Note: the underlined italics bits will be linked to news items / pages soon....]

Our more than 1900 members belong to one or more of over 20 EBU- and Oxfordshire-affiliated clubs. Go to Map and Clubs in Oxfordshire tabs County Administration to see where clubs are and when they play..  If you wish to learn bridge or improve your game those providing teaching are listed here.

With more Juniors than any other county, Oxfordshire is often represented in England’s Junior International teams.  Information about junior bridge, schools that teach bridge and performances may be found here.

The county runs a number of one day annual Competitions, some only open to Oxfordshire members, as well as a teams of eight inter-club league (Wessex), a teams of four knock-out (President's Cup) and a social teams of four league (Chester) and some acting as qualifiers for national competitions.   Highlight of the year is our two-day green-pointed Congress, open to all comers, which is held annually in early June.

The county runs teams in all three divisions of the Midlands League and enters a team in the Tollemache Cup (the county championships).  Over recent years we have won each of the three divisions of the Midlands League and have qualified more than once for the eight team final of the Tollemache.  Information about the selection and performance of teams can be found here.

The county is bound by its Constitution and managed by its officers  reporting to our Management Committee which also has five non-executive members.  Day to day responsibilities are delegated by the Management Committee to five management teams each with separate objectives covering the following areas:

Promotion, Education & SocialCompetitionsCounty Team; Youth; Administration and Infrastructure

OBA Competitions - Dates for your diary
Harwell Cup / Presidents Cup Qualifier Sunday December 1st
Jack High Sunday December 8th
County Pairs Semi Final Sunday January 26th
Swiss Pairs Sunday March 8th
County Pairs Final Sunday March 22nd
Mens Pairs & Ladies Pairs Thursday March 26th
Mixed Pairs Sunday April 26th
Oxfordshire Congress Sat/Sun June 6th-7th

Other Events

Abingdon Swiss Pairs

February 9th 
Arrive 1:30 for 2pm start, 24 hands, £12 per person
At Berrick & Roke Village Hall, Berrick Salome OX10 6JJ
Refreshments provided - Champagne & Wine Prizes - Raffle
Competition results / Congratulations to winners

Results / calendar can be found on top left hand side of this page, under Competions (& the most recent five are at the bottom left of this page).  Click on individual congratulation pages for full results

Guernsey Congress Pivot Teams Winners - September 2019
Guernsey Congress Pivot Teams Winners - September 2019

The Guernsey Congress has been taking place all week, with the teams events concluding the congress this weekend.

The Pivot Teams was won by the Goldwin Team of Denis Talbot, Kathy Talbot, Shirley Goldwin & Brian Crack (pictured), who scored an emphatic victory finishing 38 VPs ahead of second place team.

World Youth Open Championships - August 2019
World Youth Open Championships - August 2019

The World Youth Championships took place in Opatija, Croatia. The event, which features pairs and teams events in four age/gender categories, took place from 20th - 29th August.

Congratulations to Zane Soonawalla & James Cater (pictured) who won the B Final of the Under 16 event.

In the teams events, England had one team reach the semi-finals, in the Under 26 Open teams category, as well as one English player, Laura Covill, being in a trans-national team that reached the semi-finals of the Under 26 Women's event. Both teams won bronze medals.