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Charity Bridge at WBC
Charity Bridge at WBC

Two Wallingford BC members are organising a Swiss Pairs event at WBC on 27th October to raise money for a charity that is planting trees to help preserve the environment. Please click here to view the flyer. You can enter on the WBC website by clicking here.

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 2019-20

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 4.  Speak to Howard Arnes (A-Team) or Roger Heath-Brown (B-team) if you would like to play for Summertown.  In due course fixtures and results, as well as match reports will appear on the link on the lefthand side of this page.

Competition Winners
Winter Ladder
Winter Ladder

 

 

The Winter Ladder is one of the Club's main competitions. To qualify for the competition players must be members of the Club and take part in at least ten of the Club's Monday evening Duplicate Pairs sessions between the beginning of September and the end of February. The winner is the player with the highest average percentage of his or her ten best scores in that period.

 

 

Current Winter Ladder Trophy Holder: Krys Kazmierczak (2018-19)

 


Ascenders Prize
A prize was until 2016 also given to the club member who improves his or her average of ten best scores by the most compared with the previous winter ladder. 

 


The 2015-16 Ascenders Prize was won by Irina Woods
 
Last updated : 21st Feb 2019 10:28 GMT
Summer Ladder
Summer Ladder

The Summer Ladder is one of the Club's main competitions. To qualify for the competition players must be members of the Club and take part in at least ten of the Club's Monday evening Duplicate Pairs sessions between the beginning of March and the end of August. The winner is the player with the highest average percentage of his or her ten best scores in that period.

 

Current Summer Ladder Trophy Holders: Sandra Nicholson & Krys Kazmierczak (2018)
 
Past Winners
 
Results: 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2007  2006  2005  2004


Ascenders Prize


A prize was until 2016 also given to the club member who improves his or her average of ten best scores by the most compared with the previous summer ladder.


The 2016 Ascenders Prize winner was Peter Sherry.

 

Ascenders: 2016 2015 2014 2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2007  2006  2005  2004

 

Last updated : 17th Feb 2019 16:45 GMT
Blue-pointed Swiss Pairs
Blue-pointed Swiss Pairs

This is a one-day open Swiss Pairs event first held on Sunday 28 April 2013 at Islip Village Hall. The results for Sunday 23 June 2019 (run jointly with Oxford Bridge Club) are: 

 

Winners: Judy Wesselbaum & Isabel Pack
 
Runners-up: Lorna Swadling & Alastair Gidman
 
Non-expert Prize: Malcolm Higgins & Catherine Hudson
 
Ascenders Prize: Holly Kilpatrick & Freddie Beneat/Erica & Christopher Sheppard
 
Full results are here
 
 
 
Past results: 2013  2014  2015 2016
Last updated : 29th Jul 2019 10:17 BST
Bygott Trophy
Bygott Trophy

The Bygott Trophy was inaugurated by the Club in 2002 in honour of David Bygott, who retired as Chairman in that year. The trophy is awarded to the winners of our Midsummer Pairs Competition held in June each year.  Only pairs who are both members of the Club are eligible to win the trophy although visitors may take part in the event.

 

 

Current Trophy Holders: Linda Edwards and Diane Coe  (2019)

 

 

 


Last updated : 29th Jul 2019 10:07 BST
Binyon Cup
Binyon Cup

 

 

As a tribute to two loyal members and friends, we hold a special event each year in memory of Tim and Nancy Binyon with a Cup and a couple of bottles of wine to the winners. 
The event is a mixed pairs competition for members only held in October. (Any pairs who are not 'mixed' or not Club members are allowed to play but are not eligible to win the Cup or wine.)

 

 

Current Cup Holders: Sandra Nicholson & Krys Kazmierczak (2018)

 

 

Last updated : 16th Oct 2018 11:55 BST
Chairman's Cup

A trophy is awarded at the AGM each year to the person(s) whose bridge has, in the eyes of the Committee, progressed the most in the past year.

Current holder: Valerie Goodchild (2019)

Past winners

Last updated : 29th Jul 2019 10:20 BST
20th Anniversary Cup
20th Anniversary Cup

The 20th Anniversary Cup was awarded in 2012 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of the club. It was awarded to the winner of the Individual Bridge Competition held on 21 May 2012. 

 
 
Trophy Holder: Jeremy Mitchell (2012)
Last updated : 5th Mar 2017 12:13 GMT