NEW! : Bridge Drive in aid of Macmillan cancer support:see News Page for details:
Oswestry Bridge Club regards the personal information you supplied on joining the club as private and will not disclose it to any third party. It is only kept for club related matters, such as to help members find to a bridge partner, and is stored in a protected area of the website that is not accessible to the general public. If you would like this information removed from the club database, please inform a member of the Committee. (uploaded 21/07/18)
Welcome to Oswestry Bridge Club, with its warm, friendly atmosphere. The club has about 90 members and we play regularly at the Memorial Hall every Monday and Thursday evening, starting at 7.00pm (click here for directions). Annual membership is a staggering £5.00 per year and each session is charged at £3.00 (£4.00 for non-members). Visitors and guests are always very welcome and if you need a bridge partner contact our Partnership Secretary (see box below). The club is affiliated to the English Bridge Union and awards Masterpoints.
Prize money is awarded each week to members (subject to numbers) on the basis of a handicap system.
Oswestry Bridge Club is offering bridge lessons for beginners.
The tutor is one of the top players in Oswestry Bridge Club, John Davies, who recently successfully completed the official EBED* bridge teaching programme.
Although the current course started on Tuesday 3rd September at 7pm in the Senior Citizens Club, Lorne Street, Oswestry, you can still contact him on 01691 650414, or 07794 760 287, or email@example.com, to discuss what options are available.
There is more about learning/returning to bridge if you go to Bridge Building in the menu, or simply click here.
*EBED is the educational division of the English Bridge Union (EBU), the body with overall responsibility for the promotion and regulation of the game in the country.
If you need a bridge partner you can 'phone our Partnership Secretary, Margaret P. (01691 654234). Alternatively, you can try the Find a Partner feature on this website (it's in the Membership area near the bottom of the Menu on the left of the screen). There is also a useful booklet of members' contact details available at the club.
Promotions in July
Congratulations to Elizabeth and Krishna, who only joined the Club earlier this year, for their promotion to the rank of Local Master, to Angie Bennett and Beryl Marples for their promotions to Area Master ,and to John Davies for his promotion to Advanced Master.
Staffs and Shrops Summer SIMS
Very well done to Jolanta and Michael who came 1st overall in the Shrops and Staffs SIMS event on 8th August 62.55%.
Mike and Rosie were a very close second (62.35 %) and Graham and Elaine were 5th (58.70%) . Altogether there were 52 pairs from three different clubs. To see the results in full, click here. Thank you everyone who supported this event.
Prize money is awarded to Members if there are at least eight tables based on the handicapped results. Click on Results, then the event you are interested in, then the Handicap tab. You must play a minimum of two evenings in the previous twelve weeks to get a handicap or you are given a handicap of zero (so you still have a chance to win). No player can benefit/be penalised by a handicap greater than +/-6 (Monday session) or +/-10 (Thursday session).