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Club & County News
National Inter County League Final - June 2019
National Inter County League Final - June 2019

The Oxfordshire B Team were pleased to represent the county at the National Inter County League final and retained the Trophy they also won in 2018.

Pictured are: Emily Middleton, Matthew Covill, Adrian Lambe, Mary-Ann Sheehy, Christopher Whitehouse, Dinah & Andrew Lintott & Ron Quainton. Congratulations to them all

OBA Congress 8/9 June 2019
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Pairs winners
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Teams winners
Friendly pairs 2nd
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Congratulations to :

The winners of the Swiss Pairs: Iain Roberts & Alan Oddie (pictured), 2nd: Jon Downing & Julian Wernick. The leading non-expert pair was Peter Webb & Anne Rogan.

The winners of the Swiss Teams: John Fairhurst, Philip Brown, Eleanor Rice & Madeline Lawson, 2nd: Dee & Peter Lindon, Matthew & Heather Tan

The winners of the Friendly Pairs: Zane & Zahir Soonawalla, 2nd: Diane Bell & Deborah Astley

Please click on event name above to see the full results.


Corwen Trophy: 1-2 June 2019

Many congratulations to Sandra Nicholson & Krys Kazmierczak who finished in 11th place out of a national field of 94 pairs in the Corwen Trophy.

Please click here for the full results.

Henley Cafe Bridge
Henley Cafe Bridge

This annual event was held on 30th April, and due to popular demand, expanded to 140 players. It was graced by lovely weather, good food at all venues, and a tremendous amount of goodwill. The winners were David Harper and Miranda Rogerson (NS), and John and Annette Chamberlain (EW) who won for the second successive year.

Oxford Times Cup - April 2019

Congratulations to juniors Freddie Beneat and Zane Soonawalla, who have won this year's Oxford Times cup. They came 5th overall in the EBED Students' Sim Pairs, scoring 70.72%. Well done also to Mena Remedios and Clive Gillam from Oxford Bridge Club, who were very close behind with 69.69%. 

Congratulations to: the winners: Kathy & Denis Talbot with 57.02% and the runners up Alan Wilson & Steve Noble with 56.73%. These two pairs, and John Boorman & David Emerson and Sandra Nicholson & Krys Kazmierczak coming third and fourth, qualify to play in the Corwen on 1-2nd June 2019.

Abingdon Cafe Bridge Results October 2018
Abingdon Cafe Bridge Results October 2018

This event took place in wonderful autumn weather, with 60 pairs taking part, and bridge played at five venues. The base for start and finish was Cosener's House (pictured), which provided a lovely lunch to those who 'landed there', although report suggested that everyone enjoyed their lunches. The overall winners were Howard Arnes and Bridget Watson. Additional NS winners were Joe Eskinaz & Alexis Cochrane, with EW won by Peter & Suzanne Litchfield. Over £1,300 was raised for Flexicare which provides help for the whole family where there is a member with a disability. It was run, as usual, by Kevin and Ruth Carter, although this year, Ruth retired her bicyle.

Festival Bridge Results September 2018
Oxford Bridge Festival 2018
Congratulations to the following session winners:
  Tuesday duplicate:  Graham Brindley and Clare Batten winning on a split tie over Jan and Astrid Van Maanen
  Wednesday duplicates:  Ian and Christine Bishop
  Wednesday Drop-in bridge:  Audrey Hutchinson and Renata Cox
  Friday cafe bridge:  N/S Lorna Swaddling and Liza Furnival +2270 (very honourable mention to Mike and Chris Lynn who were only just pipped on +2260)  E/W Steve de Looze and Rita Evans +1930
EBU Andalucia Congress October 2018
EBU Andalucia Congress October 2018

Congratulations to Denis Talbot, Kathy Talbot, Denis Murphy & Pearl Murphy (pictured) who won the Swiss Teams at the EBU Andalucia Congress (14 October 2018) finishing on 136 VPs

Club & county News


COUNTY PAIRS FINAL - congratulations to the winners: Kathy & Denis Talbot


ANNUAL MASTER POINTS AWARDS FOR 2017: Well done to Alex Lishkov who is 4th nationally


HARWELL CUP - congratulations to the winners: Michiel Cotaar, Peter Litchfield, Kathy & Denis Talbot

COUNTY PAIRS (GREEN POINTED) qualifier Sunday 28th JANUARY. Well done to the winners: Dinah & Andrew Lintott, second: John Slater & Helen Lawton-Smith

LADY MILNE TRIALS - Congratulations to Abbey Smith who won the trials (on 27-28 Jan) and will represent England, playing with Heather Dhondy




OBA Swiss Pairs: Sunday 3rd December: Congratulations to the winners: Robert Procter & John Deech, runner up Nigel Birks & Liza Furnival

Tollemache: 16-17 November 2018: Congratulations to Oxfordshire who finished top of their section in the qualifier. Oxfordshire were represented by: Alan Wilson (capt)/Chris Cooper, Aleks Lishkov/Ian Angus, Christopher Whitehouse/Mary-Ann Sheehy, Emily Middleton/ Nick Smith, Michael Robinson/Robert Procter.

National Swiss Teams: Ed Jones was a member of this year's winning team

President's Cup: Congratulations to this year's winning team, Ian Angus, Aleks Lishkov, Mary-Ann Sheehy and Christopher Whitehouse

Premiership Ladder: Congratulations to the top 3: Nick Smith, Nigel wilkes & Mary-Ann Sheehy.

OBA Mixed Pairs: Congratulations to the winners, Debbie Roberts & Geoff Nicholas. Runners-up were Emily Middleton & Nick Smith.

Beck Cup Sunday 23rd April 2017.Congratulations to the Bedfordshire team of Ron Davis, Brian Keable, Alan Oddie and Iain Roberts, pictured below, who won the

County Senior Pairs ladder (2016-2017): Congratulations to the winners Angela Adams and Mike Wenble

Premier Life Masters Pairs on Sunday 26th February 2017: Congratulations to: Paula Hopkinson & Hugh Thomson who came second

Harwell Cup (Blue Pointed) Teams of four on sunday 12th February - congratulations to the winners: Gillian Lonsdale, Nigel Wilkes, Sandra Nicholson and Krys Kazmierczak

OBA County Pairs (Green Pointed) - 22nd January 2017  - Congratulations to the winners: Nick Smith & Alan Wilson

TOLLEMACHE QUALIFIER: Congratulatons to the following four pairs. They won their section representing Oxfordshire and qualified for this year's Tollemache Final in February 2017: Alan Wilson (capt) & Nick Smith,  Chris Wilson & Abbey Smith,  obert Procter & Michael Robinson, Ed Jones & Chris Cooper




Really Easy Weekend  October 2016 The main event, Sunday's Swiss Pairs, was won by Lynda Riecken & David Riecken (both Oxon).

Autumn Congress October 2016  Abbey Smith (Oxon)  & Martin Jones were second with 55.26% in the Two Stars Pairs Final

Overseas Congress in Lake Garda   October 2016 Swiss Pairs and Swiss Teams, were won by Lorna Swadling & Alistair Gidman (both Oxon), and by Denis & Kathy Talbot and team

Chester Cup September 2016 Congratulations go to Robert Procter and his team for their win

Seniors Congress 10 July Congratulations to: To Kathy & Denis Talbot 2nd in the Pairs A Final, and to Robert Procter, Michael Robinson, Phil Thornton, Bob Holder winning the Swiss Teams 

Premiership Ladder - congratulations to the winner Nick Smith, runner up Alan Wilson

OBA Mixed Pairs - 8th May - congratulations to the winners: Nigel Birks and Liza Furnival. The runners up were Geoff Nicholas & Debbie Roberts

Tuesday Night Ladders 2015-2016 - Congratulations to the winners: Swiss Pairs: Round 1: Alan Wilson and John Slater, Round 2: Rob Dixon and James Anderson, Pairs: Diana Nettleton, Teams: Christopher Whitehouse and Mary-Ann Sheehy

Henley Cafe Bridge Result - 26th April - Congratulations to the winners: David Jones & Mike Northwood, Marilyn Jones & Frank Deakin

County Pairs Final - 24th April - congratulations to the winners: Alan Wilson & Nick Smith. The runners up were Clive Keep & Gillian Lonsdale

Senior Pairs - Congratulations to the winners of the Seniors Pairs Ladder for 2015-2016: Clive Keep & Mike Webley.

Presidents Cup Final - April 2016 - Congratulations to Mike Robinson, Robert Procter, Alan Wilson & Nick Smith who beat  Mike Webley, Hugh Thomson, Paula Hopkinson, David Patterson by 9 imps. They go on to compete for Oxfordshire in the Pachabo Cup on 11-12th June.

Beck Cup- 10th April 2016 - Well done to the winners (from Oxfordshire): Denis & Kathy Talbot, Andrew & Dinah Lintott

Portland Pairs - 20th March 2016 - Chris Wilson (Oxon) and Abbey Smith (Oxon) have the best score from Welwyn heat of the Portland Pairs

National Pairs 13th March 2016 - Aleks Lishkov (Oxon) and Mike Wenble (B&B) won their regional heat of the National Pairs

Grand Masters Pairs    27-28th Feb 2016 - Alan Wilson (Oxon) & Stuart McPhee (Kent): 2nd in the Grand Master Pairs

National Masters Pairs     27-28th Feb 2016 - Rob Dixon (Oxon) & Tom Slater (Manchester): 2nd in the National Master Pairs