Playing a mixture of face-to-face and online bridge. Check the calendar for details. Click here for details of our regular bridge sessions.

Upcoming Events

Christmas Party

Wed 13th December, 6pm

Pairs Competition (Beck Salver)

Sun 28th January, 1pm


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  A warm welcome to members, newcomers, students and visitors
Saturday 9th December - Seminar with Charlie Bucknell

Don't miss Charlie Bucknell's seminar on Cue Bidding this coming Saturday 9th December at the Club. This seminar is aimed at intermediate players who want to make more slam tries in the most efficient way possible.  Click here to book.

County Pairs

Pairs who score more than 50% in the morning sessions on Monday 4th and Friday 8th December qualify to play in one of the semi-finals of the County Pairs competition. The County Pairs final attracts green points. See the Oxfordshire Bridge Association website for further details and dates. 

New - Bridge Vouchers

Looking for a novel idea for a bridge related Christmas present? 

OBC now offers Vouchers that can be purchased and sent electronically to you, either for yourself or to be forwarded to a friend or relative.

These can be used for any OBC activity, to pay for courses, seminars or bridge sessions. To book a voucher click here

Bridge for All Courses - Term 2 classes available to book

Calling all Bridge for All students - booking is now open for your respective courses, if you enjoyed the first term please sign up for Term 2. For more information click on the course you wish to join in the LEARN TO PLAY BRIDGE box to the right.

Christmas Party - Wed 13th December at 6pm

Christmas is coming, and with that our much anticipated and appreciated Christmas Party! 

Enjoy an evening of festive fun with a feast of homemade Mulled Wine, Prosecco and Christmas Treats along with 20 boards of bridge, a Christmas quiz and prizes. Members and visitors are welcome. No partner is needed as there will be a host. Cost: £15 per player. 

Numbers are limited, so please book your ticket as soon as possible! 


Ladies' and Men's Pairs Competitions

The Men's and Ladies' Pairs Competitions were held at the club on Wednesday 29th November. 


The Men's Pairs Competition was won by Denis Talbot & Graham Orsmond, with Chris Adams & Can Pamir as runners up. Denis and Graham win the John Simpson trophy. 

The Ladies' Pairs Competition was won by Clare Saunders & Jane Whelan, with Julie Anderson & Mary-Ann Sheehy as runners up. Clare and Jane win the Doreen Simpson trophy. 

Well done all! The full results can be seen here.

Playing Bridge at the Clubhouse

We are playing face-to-face (F2F) bridge at the clubhouse on the following days:

Monday mornings:  this is a hybrid session with two sections playing the same set of hands - one section playing at the club, and the other on RealBridge.

Tuesday mornings:  this is a Gentle Duplicate session with restrictions on experienced partnerships.

Wednesday evenings: duplicate pairs on 2nd to 5th Wednesdays. The teams session on 1st Wednesday evenings will stay online for the time being.

Thursday evening Supervised Play sessions are at the clubhouse and must be prebooked. Click here for more information about Supervised Play sessions

Friday mornings: this is a hybrid session with two sections playing the same set of hands - one section playing at the club, and the other on RealBridge.

Friday evenings: cross-Imp pairs on 1st Friday evenings only. Must be booked in advance. Not hosted. 

As always please check the calendar for details. There's no need to prebook club F2F sessions with the exception of 1st Friday evenings and Thursday evening Supervised Play.

All sessions (except 1st Friday evenings) are hosted, so you can come along without a partner. Visitors are very welcome. 

RealBridge - Audio and Video problems

If you are having trouble with sound or video on your iPad or other device when using RealBridge, this guidance may help you to fix the problem.

Social Bridge

Social Bridge

♥  Saturday afternoons 2.30pm F2F for anyone wanting to play social bridge in a relaxed atmosphere 

♥  Click here for more information
♥  No need to book - just come along!


♥  Brush up your Bidding: Refresher of techniques to improve your bidding with Steph Bliss. Click here to book.

 Saturday Seminar: Charlie Bucknell discussing Cue Bidding. 9th December at 10.00 until 12.00. Click here to book


Bridge for All Courses

Year 1 Monday afternoons click here
Year 2 Monday evenings click here
Year 2 Tuesday afternoons click here
Year 1 Tuesday evenings click here


Bucknell Bridge


♥  BucknellBridge - training courses at OBC

♥  BucknellBridge - tips on bidding and play

Playing Bridge Online
Click here to book your place at a RealBridge session (& Fri evening X-Imp pairs)
Further information on playing on RealBridge is available here.
Gentle Duplicate
Director: Peter Sch
Scorer: Peter Sch
Host: Nina M
Director: Liza
Scorer: Liza
Host: Not hosted
Gentle Duplicate
Director: RS
Scorer: RS
Host: Richard St
Morning Pairs - hybrid
Clubhouse and RealBridge
Director: Diane (F2F); Chris D (online)
Scorer: MS
Host: Steven B (online); Sandro B (F2F)
Morning Pairs - hybrid
Clubhouse and RealBridge
Director: Peter Sh (F2F); Ian B (online)
Scorer: MS
Host: Gaynor C (online); Hayes D (F2F)
Supervised Play
Bridge Club
Director: Liza
Scorer: Liza
Host: Brian K
Thu 7th Dec 2023
Supervised Play
Bridge Club 19.15
Director: Liza F
Scorer: Liza F
Host: Pam P
 More Info
Thu 7th Dec 2023
9-High Pairs
RealBridge 19.15
Director: Ian
Scorer: Ian
Host: Eileen W
 More Info
Fri 8th Dec 2023
Morning Pairs - hybrid
Clubhouse and RealBridge 10.00
Director: Martin (F2F); Cliff P (online)
Scorer: Pat L (F2F); Anne (online)
Host: Amr El-K (online); Peter Sch (F2F)
 More Info
Sat 9th Dec 2023
Social Bridge
Clubhouse 14.30
 More Info
Mon 11th Dec 2023
Morning Pairs - hybrid
Clubhouse and RealBridge 10.00
Director: Richard (F2F); Steve F (online)
Scorer: Peter Sch (F2F); Steve F (online)
Host: Sue B (online); Ruth J (F2F)
 More Info
Tue 12th Dec 2023
Gentle Duplicate
Clubhouse 10.00
Director: Peter Sh
Scorer: Diana E C
Host: Allan S
 More Info