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.
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.
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.
Many congratulations to Liza Furnival who, playing with a non-member, came 4th= in a tough field at the EBU's Spring Bank Holiday Swiss Pairs event at Stratford on Sunday 26th May!
Congratulations to Alison & Robert, who won our heat of the EBED Sim Pairs on 13th May with 62.71%. Tunde & Kati were very close behind with 62.09% and Peter Sherry & Mary were third. Here is a link to the national results and here is a link to the commentary.
Here are Freddie Beneat and Zane Soonawalla, pictured at SBC where they played on the May Day Bank Holiday. Earlier this year they won the Oxford Times Cup, which is awarded to the highest placed Oxfordshire pair competing in the annual EBED Student Simultaneous Pairs. Click here to see previous winners.
Many congratulations to Sandra & Krys on winning the OBA Mixed Pairs on Sunday 7th April.
Here is a link to the results.
Sunday 17th March saw 20 pairs, who had qualified in the semi-final, taking part in the County Pairs Final at OBC.
Well done to Sandra & Krys who came fourth in a tough field - see here for the full results. This qualifies them as one of four pairs to represent Oxfordshire at the Corwen Trophy in June, where they will compete against top players in other counties.
Liza also did well to finish fifth.
Several members took part in the Masters Pairs event for those ranked below Regional Master, which was held at multiple venues around the country on Sunday 24th February including Oxford Bridge Club, and scored nationally as a Sim Pairs.
Notable results of SBC members out of the 242 pairs taking part nationally were as follows:
Tom Brus, playing with a non-member, won the Oxford heat and came 11th nationally with 59.83%.
Bridget & Holly came third in the Oxford heat and 29th nationally with 57.22%.
Well done! Click here for a link to the Oxford results, and here for a link to the national results.
The EBU has just published its annual Master Point reports.
In the list of players who scored the most local points in sessions played at our Club in 2018 (i.e. Master Points gained at Summertown only):
Krys Kazmierczak was top with 931 MPs
Sandra Nicholson was 2nd with 889 MPs
Cliff Pavelin was 3rd with 756 MPs
To see the complete list click here.
To qualify for the ladder you have to be a Club Member and to have played at least ten times during the season (September to February - but Monday 25th February doesn't count as it's teams).
Many congratulations to Matthew & Irina who won the Summertown heat of the British Winter Sims on 14th January. Second were Carol & Aleks, and third were Erika & Joanna. Well done to them too.
The club results on the EBU website are here:
And the commentary is here:
Congratulations to the following members promoted in the EBU's monthly rounds of master point promotions:-
Mary-Ann Sheehy – Premier Life Master
Diane Coe – 4 Star Premier Regional Master
John Deech – 2 Star Regional Master
Lawrence Haines – 1 Star Premier Master
Neil Whiting – 1 Star Master
Christina Hardyment – Advanced Master
Erika Syba – District Master
Matthew Wilkinson - 1 Star Regional Master