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Oxford Junior Bridge Club
Oxford Junior Bridge Club

The Oxford Junior Bridge Club welcomes participants aged 8-18 to its autumn term sessions on Sundays, now being held at Oxford Bridge Club. Click here for details. 

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.

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.  For fixtures, results and match reports click on the link on the lefthand side of this page.  We are also participating in a daytime league: speak to Neil Whiting if you are interested in playing in this.

News 2011
Well Done Summertown Bridge Club!!!!!
for raising a fantastic 
1140
for
Children in Need 
at the Sim Pairs on
14th November 2011
Huge thanks to Sara Alden and everyone else who helped make this such a success!
Both Summertown teams through the first round of the NICKO
Both Summertown teams won their first matches of the season against Cheltenham teams this first weekend of November.  John Deech, Peter Finbow, Lorraine Jones and Peter Owen-Smith won their match by 21 IMPs, while Lorna Swadling, Alastair Gidman, Sandra Nicholson and Krys Kazmierczak won  theirs by 30 IMPs. The next round has to be played by January 1st.
Wessex League - Promotion for the 'B' Team!
The 2010-11 Wessex League season has now finished, and the most excellent news is that our 'B' finished in a very fine second place in Division IV assuring them of promotion to Division III next year.

The 'C' team didn't finish in the bottom two or the top two but have had a lot of quiet enjoyable bridge in goodcompany.

The newly promoted 'A' team were happy to consolidate in Division II, and their 4th place was a solid achievement.

More Members' Seminars
Owing to the popularity of the themed seminars last year, we will be running six more between the months of May and October.  They are open to all members of all abilities, do not need to be pre-booked and cost just 1.00, payable on the evening of the seminar.  They will start at 6.30pm promptly at Maison Francaise and will last approximately 40 minutes. The first of these will take place on Monday 16th May on the subject: "Opening Leads -V- Suit Contracts." by David Bygott.  David is one of our most experienced and gifted players so this is not one to be missed.
Vincent Doherty RIP
We have just heard (24th March) the sad news that Vincent Doherty has died.  He was one of our most regular attendees in recent years and partnered a number of different people.  He will certainly be greatly missed, not least for his qualities as a raconteur.

Vincent was
Emeritus Professor of Civil Engineering, Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham, Wiltshire. He was 90 years old when he died.