Oliver Cowan Bridge Club
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Welcome to Oliver Cowan Bridge Club
Teams Thursdays

Every Thursday is Teams bridge at the Oliver Cowan Bridge Club. Alternating every week between high level county standard and a more relaxed social game, all player are welcome to come and join in. We play 5 x 7 or 6 x6 boards depending on numbers and the entry is £20 for a team for 4. We play from 4:30-10:00pm with a short dinner break.

Upcoming Dates for high level teams - 8th and 22nd October

Upcoming relaxed teams - 1st, 15th and 29th October

Come along and give it a go! 

Tuesday is Play without the Experts Night

Every Tuesday evening we run and 18 board duplicate session open to Improvers and club players with an NGS of less than 54%. After the duplicate session finishes, all players receive an anlaysis of 6 hands and there is a zoom call to discuss any other hands that caused difficulty. The price of this session is £3.50 per player and you can email ocbridgecomps@gmail.com for more information.


Only a few places remain for our next open Swiss Pairs day on 17th October. The event will involve 5 x 7 board matches from 1:30pm until 6:00pm with a break in the middle and there is a cost of £10 per pair. For more information or to reserve a space, please email ocbridgecomps@gmail.com

Cross IMP Pairs

The next 2 County Level Cross IMP Pairs sessions will take place on Tuesday 13th October and Tuesday 27th October. These are aimed at players with an NGS level of 57% and above. We play 24-27 boards from 7pm and the enrtry fee is $4 BBO per player. Please email ocbridgecomps@gmail.com to reserve a space as pre-booking is essential.

We are now EBU affiliated and accepting members

The Oliver Cowan Bridge Club is now affiliated to the EBU and will be running virtual club sessions BBO. In order to be eligible to participte in these session, players must be members of the club but the good news is the MEMBERSHIP IS FREE until the end of 2020. Please email ocbridgecomps@gmail.com to request a membership application form. 

Swiss Pairs Entries Now Open

Entries are now being invited for a Swiss Pairs event being played on BBO on Saturday 5th September from 1:00-6:15 with a short break. This event is open to all players who are EBU members. Entry is £10 per pair and please email ocbridgecomps@gmail.com with names and BBO usernames of each player as well as EBU numbers to reserve a space.

New Dates For High Level Teams Days

Our next 1 day team events aimed at high level players (59+ NGS) will be on Thursday 27th August, Thursday 10th September and Thursday 24th September. These are separate events and will see teams play 6 x 6 board matches with VP scoring. For more information please email ocbridgecomps@gmail.com with contact details.

Team Draper win Wednesday Teams of 4
Team Draper win Wednesday Teams of 4

Congratulations to the team of Catherine Draper, Andrew Woodcock, Jeff Smith and Leslie Klein on winning the Teams of 4 event on 12th August, defeating Richard Winter, Geoff Kenyon, Daniel Winter and Sarah Teshome in the final. 3rd place went to Bob Marchbank, Terry Read, Colin Fallows and David Lewis.

Teams of 4 days
Teams of 4 days

We run regular teams of 4 events over 1 day in both Swiss and League formats. Please get in touch via email at ocbridgecomps@gmail.com if you want more information.

Play without the Experts

Tuesday is Play without the Experts night. We play an 18 board duplicate aimed at players with an NGS of below 54%. Please get in touch for more information and feel free to give it a try!

Richard Winter & Geoff Kenyon win Cross Imp Pairs

Congratulations to Richard Winter and Geoff Kenyon on winning the  latest of our high level cross imp pairs sessions with an impressive +66 imps, followed in 2nd place by Jeremy Stanforth and John Dearing. The next of these sessions is on Tuesday 13th October.

6th October 2020
Play Without the Experts
online 7pm
Director: OC
13th October 2020
Play Without the Experts
online 7pm
Director: OC
17th October 2020
1 day Swiss Pairs - open to all level
Director: OC
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County Level Cross Imps
Scorer: Oliver Cowan
County Level Teams of 4
Scorer: Oliver Cowan
Play Without the Experts (Session 2)
Scorer: Oliver Cowan