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The Committee is now  Peter Lennon (Chair) with Rex Goad and Malcolm McIvor

Are you an alumnus or alumna?

Both universities have term-time bridge clubs at which alumni are welcome. Visit the respective websites for further details at http://bridge.soc.ucam.org (Cambridge) and http://users.ox.ac.uk/ oucba/ (Oxford).

 
Oxford University Alumni Bridge Association (OUABA), with close to 300 members, organises various matches in the home counties.
Welcome to Bridge at The Oxford & Cambridge Club
InterClub Duplicate

Come and play duplicate Bridge and Dinner in the elegance of the Oxford and Cambridge Club.

Our next event takes place on Wednesday 13th November.

Play will start at 6.45pmprompt**in the Smoking Room, where complimentary wine and soft drinks will be served from 6.15pm.

There will be a break for dinner in the magnificent Princess Marie Louise room at half-time, and play should end by 10.45pm.

There will be champagne prizes for the winners.

The cost will be £49 per player, and bookings, subject to the Club’s usual 72 hour cancellation charge, can be made using your credit card by calling Neil Greer at the Club on 020 7321 5114  or by e-mailing banqueting@oandc.uk.com

Bookings and payment need to be made in advance of the event.

Dress code: Jacket & Tie. No denim or trainers please

 

2019 Dates (all Wednesdays):        

The last event of the year will be a festive Swiss Pairs event, on Weds 18 December. 

There will be a Cup to win, in addition to the usual Champagne prizes.

 

2020 Dates (All Wednesdays):

These are all the 2nd Wednesday of the month, except January (3rd Weds) and August (no game)

Jan 15, Feb 12, Mar 11, Apr 8, May 13, Jun 10, Jul 8, Sep 9, Oct 14, Nov 11, Dec 9 (Swiss Pairs)

 

** Please do your very utmost to arrive in time for the start at 6.45. Latecomers may not be able to play.

Organisers:  Peter Lennon (Chair  email: peterjohnlennon@btinternet.com),  Malcolm McIvor (Secretary email: malcolm.mcivor@btinternet.com), Rex Goad (Treasurer email: rjg1141@gmail.com)

The Oxford & Cambridge Club
The Oxford & Cambridge Club

The Oxford & Cambridge Club is located at 71 Pall Mall, London, and is a shortish walk (5-10 mins) from Trafalgar Square or Green Park.

Monthly Interclub duplicate pairs evenings are held on the second Wednesday of the month (as listed above).

There is also rubber bridge every Thursday afternoon starting at around 1.30pm.  Club stakes are £1 per 100. Why not meet up with some of the other players over a club table lunch (members only and guests only*), which is very good value at £14 for two courses including wine)?  

The Club plays competitive Teams of 4/8 or 12 matches against several other St James's Clubs and participates in various London League and Cup events. In addition, there are annual events against the Oxford and Cambridge Alumni Bridge Associations.

The Club also hosts and directs the Varsity Bridge match in early March each year.       

Dress code: Jacket and tie, commensurate for women. No denim or trainers, please.

* If you wish to become a member, the qualification required to join is a recognised academic qualification from Oxford or Cambridge University. Further details may be obtained from the Membership Secretary.

Website      https://oxfordandcambridgeclub.co.uk

Match v The Athenaeum

The club hosted a 24 board team of 8 match against The Athenaeum on October 17th 2019 and won by 105 IMPs.

Oxford Alumni Cup 2019

The annual pairs challenge for the Alumni Cup was held at the Oxford and Cambridge Club on Saturday 12th October.

24 pairs played 40 boards, with an excellent afternoon tea at the interval.

The winners were Mike Scoltock and Peter Lee, followed by Su Kong Lo and Amr El-Kashef.

 

Thanks to Victor Lesk for directing using BriAn scoring, with instant results.

Hands and results are in the Results section on the right.

To register interest in the 2020 event (Saturday 17th Oct) next Autumn please drop a line to Phil Meats:    phil@drmeats.net 

 

Devonshire Plate 2019

Congratulations to the O&C team who the Devonshire Plate on 19th March.

Match v Lord's Taverners

The O&C hosted the match against the Lord's Taverners on 20th March 2019, and sadly lost.

Match v MCC

The O&C hosted the match against the MCC on 27th February 2019, and sadly lost.

Oxford Alumni Cup 2018

The annual pairs challenge for the Alumni Cup was held at the Oxford and Cambridge Club on Saturday 13th October.

25 pairs played 36 boards, with an excellent afternoon tea at the interval.

The winners were Chris Chambers and David Hull, followed by Tony McWalter and David Walker.

Last year's winners were unable to defend their title as Malcolm Pryor was playing in the Gold Cup semifinals that day.

Thanks to Victor Lesk for directing using BriAn scoring, with instant results.

Hands and results are in the Results section on the left.

To register interest in the 2019 event (likely 12th Oct) next Autumn please drop a line to Phil Meats:    phil@drmeats.net 

Oxford v Cambridge alumni 2018
Oxford v Cambridge alumni 2018

Oxford were hosts in this year's match. Cambridge were comfortably ahead at the halftime break. After a sumptuous tea Oxford slipped only slightly further to lose by 139 imps.  The match was played in good humour, ably directed by Victor Lesk. Thanks to Graham Osborne and Phil Meats for organising sides.

 

 

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O&C 6.45pm
Results
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Oxford and Cambridge Alumni Cup
Director: Victor Lesk
Scorer: Victor Lesk
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