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Children in Need Simultaneous Pairs

We are running two heats of the Children in Need Simultaneous Pairs this year, on Friday 5th November at 10am (on RealBridge and at the clubhouse), and Wednesday 10th November at 7.15pm (on RealBridge only). There will be a fresh set of boards for each heat, so you can play on both days if you wish. 

The entry fee is £6.00 per player. Money raised goes to the BBC's Children in Need charity fund. 

For futher details, and to book your place, please click here

Playing Bridge at the Clubhouse

We are playing face-to-face (F2F) bridge sessions at the clubhouse on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10am.

Both of these are hybrid sessions with two sections playing the same set of hands - one section playing at the club, and the other online, on RealBridge.

We will introduce additional F2F sessions as and when we can, depending on the level of support and availability of directors and scorers. 

For further information and to book your place, please click here

Saturday Seminars are Taking Place at the Club

Our two remaining Saturday Seminars on 23rd October (Steven Bliss' Playing with the Odds) and 27th November (Robert Procter's Keeping it Tight in Defence) will now be held face to face at Oxford Bridge Club. Those who have already booked will have been informed of this. Spaces are still available so please do book - it's a great opportunity to improve your bidding and card play.  To book your place, please click here.

Thursday Evening Learn & Play Moves to the Club One Evening a Month

NEW: Thursday evening Learn & Play will be moving to the club on the FIRST Thursday evening of each month. 

The first session at the club will be Thursday 7th October at 7.15pm. Club sessions will then be held on Thursday 4th November and Thursday 2nd December. The remaining Thursday sessions will be online as they currently are. We will see how popular the club sessions are and, if necessary, move more online sessions back to the club. If you're interested please book your place via the website in advance and support the club sessions. 

To book your place, please click here.

New Beginner Courses

Do you know anyone who wants to learn to play Bridge? If so, then please encourage them to join our classes for beginners which start at the end of September. These 'Bridge for All' courses have been developed by the EBU and are based on the Acol bidding system. There will be two online and two face-to-face options (one of each for year 1 and year 2 courses). 

Most of our students come to us through the website or through personal recommendation so your spreading the word and encouragement means a lot. Please do mention the classes to your friends, family, neighbours and colleagues. They can find more information on this website by clicking on the ‘Learn to Play Bridge’ box in the top right hand corner. 

Online Teams League - Summer 2021 series

The Summer series is now concluded; many congratulations to the following:

Division 1 winners are C-side: Tom Brus, Irene Holland, Andy King and Richard Sills, and runners up are Cocamos: Diana Cannon, Gaynor Cooper, John Cooper and Chris Dawe.

Division 2 winners are Jimbo's team: Philip James, Tracey James, Jim Rogers and Karen Rogers. The runners up are JMEP: Mary Chait, John Foord, Patricia Lilly, Pam Parsons and Erika Syba.

We hope that all those who have played in the online teams league over the last 18 months have enjoyed it. This series will be the last one, as we've decided not to run it again. It's been fun while it lasted, and filled a gap in our lives, particularly in the early series, when opportunities for playing online were limited, but we feel that now is the time to bring it to a close. Instead, we're introducing the new monthly teams session on the third Friday evenings

HELP FOR THOSE THAT NEED IT

This is a busy and difficult time for us all.  Our priorities must reflect the need to look after the health and wellbeing of each other and do what we can to avoid spreading the virus.

We have set up a page in the “Members Only” section of the website to help those who are obliged to self-isolate and to enable those who are able and willing to help in some way to register their details and how they can help.  The members only section avoids individuals disclosing personal contact information on an open website. Here is the direct link.

If you have not visited the “Members Only” section before, here’s what you have to do.

Click on the  button in the top right corner of the home page and follow the instructions.

If you are not in one of the “at-risk” categories and your circumstances permit and you feel able, please sign up to help others. Offers of support will be much appreciated by everyone.

LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE!

♥ Booking open for new 'Bridge for All' Year 1 and Year 2 courses. Click for more info on courses and to book

SATURDAY SEMINARS 

 23rd October & 27th November at Oxford Bridge Club

Click here to book

PLAYING ONLINE BRIDGE RealBridge
Click here to book your place at a RealBridge session.
Further information on playing on RealBridge is available here.
Results
Gentle Duplicate
RealBridge
Director: Steve F
Scorer: Steve F
Host: Sandra D
Learn and Play
RealBridge
Director: Kathy T
Scorer: Steve F
Host: Nick Wedd
Gentle Duplicate
RealBridge
Director: Liza F
Scorer: Liza F
Host: Jenny L
Evening Pairs
RealBridge
Director: Richard S
Scorer: Martin I
Host: Matt W
Morning Pairs
RealBridge
Director: Matt W (online), Martin I (F2F)
Scorer: IAB
Host: MarionG (online). Liza F (F2F)
Morning Pairs
RealBridge
Director: Chris D
Scorer: MS
Host: Marion S
Calendar
Thu 21st Oct 2021
Learn and Play
RealBridge 19.15
Director: Richard B
Scorer: Anne L
Host: Anne Laming
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Fri 22nd Oct 2021
Morning Pairs - hybrid
RealBridge and clubhouse 10.00
Director: Kathy T (online); Martin I (F2F)
Scorer: Liza F (online); Phil C (F2F)
Host: Alasdair M (online). Anne D (F2F)
 Click for more information
Mon 25th Oct 2021
Morning Pairs
RealBridge 10.00
Director: Viccy F
Scorer: Marion
Host: Annabel B
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Tue 26th Oct 2021
Morning Pairs
RealBridge 10.00
Director: Steve F (online), Martin I (F2F)
Scorer: Steve F (online). Liza F (F2F)
Host: Steph B (online). Martin I (F2F)
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Wed 27th Oct 2021
Learn and Play
RealBridge 10.00
Director: Anne L
Scorer: Anne L
Host: Dominique Kleyn
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Wed 27th Oct 2021
Gentle Duplicate
RealBridge 14.00
Director: Ian B
Scorer: Ian B
Host: Gillian F
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