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Oxford Junior Bridge Club

The Oxford Junior Bridge Club welcomes participants to its summer term sessions on Sundays at Summertown Church Hall. Click here to download details.  You may also want to read the report on activities during the spring term by clicking here.

Bridge Education in Oxford

Oxford Bridge Club runs a comprehensive bridge education programme under the banner of Oxford Bridge School. Courses are available at all levels, from beginners to more experienced players. Further details are on their website.  

Wessex League 2018-19

This is a teams-of-eight competition for Oxfordshire clubs. We have two teams: our "A" team is in Division 2 and our "B" team in Division 3.  For fixtures and results, as well as match reports click on the link on the lefthand side of this page.

Welcome to Summertown Bridge Club!

Summertown Bridge Club plays duplicate bridge every Monday in the Maison Française, Norham Road, OX2 6SE. We pride ourselves on our reputation for friendliness, and welcome visitors and prospective new members, including those with relatively little experience of playing duplicate bridge. You can come along either with or without a partner, as our host system means you'll always get a game. We are EBU affiliated, use computer-dealt boards and wireless scoring, and award master points.

There is parking in Maison Française’s own car park and both metered and free parking on the nearby streets.

The club opens at about 7 pm, and players should arrive by 7.15 and be seated by 7.20 for start of play at 7.30.

BLUE POINTED SWISS PAIRS
BLUE POINTED SWISS PAIRS

A very successful Blue-Pointed Swiss Pairs was held on Sunday 23rd June, jointly with Oxford Bridge Club.  There were 17 tables, and the winners were Judy & Isabel.  Congratulations to them!  Lorna & Alastair were second.  Full results are here.  Holly, playing with Freddie Beneat, won the second half ascenders' prize.

Many thanks to all involved in the organisation: primarily Sandra who masterminded the whole event, but also Lawrence for directing, Liza scoring, Claire catering, Judy for collecting the money and Krys for selling raffle tickets.  Thank you also to Eileen & Anna who acted as our standby pair but in the end were not needed.

A grand total of £640 was raised for our two charities, Pancreatic Cancer UK and Safeline.

Update: corrections have been made to two scores on hands 35 and 36. The corrected results have been uploaded to the websites for both clubs and to the EBU. This hasn't affected the positions of the top 6 pairs, but has caused some changes to those lower down. 

The missing Bridgemate has now been found. 

Midsummer Pairs

Congratulations to Linda Edwards & Diane Coe on winning the Midsummer Pairs Competition on 17th June with the fine score of 64.41%. They will be
presented with the David Bygott trophy at the Club's AGM next April.

Very well done also to David Dobson & Brian Wright in second place with 63.64% and to Mary-ann & Tim Sheehy in third with 59.00%.

County teams

As some of you know, Oxfordshire fields three teams-of-eight in the Midland Counties League. A few of our Club's members represent the County in these teams. This year Oxfordshire's B team won their Division. The team then went on to play in the National Finals of the Inter-County Leagues on 16th June against all the other counties that had won in their various regional leagues. Oxfordshire emerged victorious for the second year running.  Very well done to Mary-Ann Sheehy and Matthew Covill who were part of this winning team.

Oxfordshire Congress 8-9th June
Oxfordshire Congress 8-9th June

Congratulations to new junior member Zane Soonawalla, playing with his father, Zahir, on winning the Friendly Pairs cup in the Oxfordshire Congress.

Also to Mary-Ann Sheehy and Matthew Covill who were part of the team who came third in the Swiss Teams and Liza Furnival who was in the team finishing in sixth place out of the 48 competing.

Master Point Promotions
Congratulations to the following members, promoted in the EBU's May round of Master Point promotions:
 
Bridget Watson - 2 Star Regional Master
Lucy Edwardes - Advanced Master
 
Well done both!

Results
Club Pairs
Director: Krys
Scorer: Cliff
Joint SBC/OBC Blue-pointed Swiss Pairs, OBC
Director: Lawrence Haines
Scorer: Liza Furnival
Midsummer Pairs for Bygott Trophy
Director: Erica
Scorer: Krys
Club Pairs
Director: Ruth
Scorer: Judy
Club Pairs
Director: Steven
Scorer: Cliff
Club Pairs
Director: Brian
Scorer: Krys
Calendar
1st Jul 2019
Club Pairs
Director: Erica Sheppard
Scorer: Judy Wesselbaum
Host: Lawrence Haines
8th Jul 2019
Club Pairs
Director: Ruth Kim
Scorer: Cliff Pavelin
Host: Christina Hardyment
15th Jul 2019
Club Pairs
Director: Krys Kazmierczak
Scorer: Erica Sheppard
Host: Ann Lee
22nd Jul 2019
British Summer Sim Pairs
Director: Steven Bliss
Scorer: Erica Sheppard
Host: Annabel Hichens
29th Jul 2019
Club Teams
Director: Erica Sheppard
Scorer: Cliff Pavelin
Host: Clodagh Jakubovics, Mary-Ann and Tim Sheehy
5th Aug 2019
Club Pairs
Director: Lawrence Haines
Scorer: Judy Wesselbaum
Host: Deirdre Jalie