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23rd May

On Monday Afternoon eight and a half tables played a two winner Mitchell movement. Glenys Barton & Roy Blackmore led North / South with 65.28. Brenda Berger & Nicky Bainbridge led East / West with 64.88.

On Monday Evening the latest event in our Founders Championship Pairs saw nine full tables play a single winner Mitchell movement. Lo Tolbutt & John Drake led with 66.96, followed by Brian Mawby & David Reed with 58.63.

Max Kynoch & Malcolm Melrose still lead the Championship Pairs table, but Kala Chauhan & Wendy Crees and Brian Mawby & David Reed are very close behind.

 
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NCBA 2016-17 Calendar

A useful guide to events in the Region up to May 2017

2017 Printable Detailed Table Money and Session Information
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Danetre Bridge Club

Danetre Bridge Club meets on Wednesday Evenings in Daventry - click to visit their web site

Lutterworth Bridge Club

Lutterworth Bridge Club, meets on Wednesday evenings (7pm), at Cotesbach Village Hall. You’ll find quality EBU affiliated bridge played in a good spirit.

www.bridgewebs.com/lutterworth

What can you do for bridge?
What can you do for bridge?
Rugby Advertiser

The Rugby Advertiser covers a wide variety of sports and games in its Sports Digest. Click here to go to their web site.

Rugby Village Bridge Club Organisation

Rugby Village Bridge Club Staff provide:

  • Hosts
  • Tournament Directors
  • Scorers
  • Stewards
  • Catering
  • Teaching
  • Practice Session Supporters
  • Administrators.

All our players have to do is:

  1. Turn up, play, enjoy the bridge; and
  2. Make sure your partner and opponents enjoy the bridge.

See you soon.

Dunchurch Village Hall
Dunchurch Village Hall

We are based in the Dunchurch Sportsfield and Village Hall which is three miles from Rugby town centre. Built in 2003, the Hall has several rooms, all with modern kitchen facilities and toilets. There are seventy off street parking places, lit at night. There are accessibility features throughout.

Click here for their web site.

The Club Room Annex
The Club Room Annex

In 2012, the RVBC moved into a virtually dedicated Club Room with a separate entrance. We have room for up to 10 tables. We store our equipment in cupboards in the room. We do not have to take tables up and down and do not have to move or stack chairs. We have our own notice board with news and results. The room includes refurbished kitchenette with fridge and dishwasher. There are clean comfortable toilet facilities, including accessible facilities. 

When the bridge is too hard.....
When the bridge is too hard.....

We serve unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits in each session, and we believe you should enjoy them. Mugs and cups are always provided and are washed hygienically in a dishwasher.

 
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Welcome to Rugby Village Bridge Club, an English Bridge Union affiliated duplicate bridge club serving Rugby and surrounding areas. Rugby Village Bridge Club supports duplicate bridge playing at all levels and offers sessions for beginners and improvers as well as more experienced players.

Since April 2010 we have grown to 190 members offering four competitive sessions and one supervised play session every week, and adding another supervised play session and two or three lessons per week in the teaching term. We offer a range from nuture for the novice right through to opportunities to play for the club for more ambitious players.

We pride ourselves on the friendly and supportive atmosphere at all our lessons, practice and competitive sessions; the excellence of our coffee, tea and biscuits; and our clean, well lit, comfortable venue with 70 off street, well lit parking places.

Last updated : 14th May 2017 12:44 BST
Next Teams of Four on First Friday of the Month

Please fill in the form below if you would like to play on June 2nd.

 

 

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Last updated : 9th May 2017 08:50 BST
2017 Summer Term Members Offer
2017 Summer Term Members Offer

Around a hundred and fifty nembers renewed their membership by 13th April in time to qualify for a free lesson from our spectacular Summer Term programme. Summer Term programme starts on the morning of Tuesday 2nd May. Lesson must be taken by 20th July. Don't miss this chance to reflect on, and add to, your game, whatever your level of skill.enlightened

Please click here for details. Printed copies are available at the club.

Last updated : 25th Apr 2017 09:51 BST
Rugby Village regains the Manning Trophy!
Rugby Village regains the Manning Trophy!

Rugby Village were the winners of Division 3 of the Northants Inter Club League and have regained the Manning Salver. Maggie Jones, Northants secretary, presented Jim Bainbridge with it at the AGM last week.

Last updated : 25th Apr 2017 09:49 BST
2016 Master Point Champion
2016 Master Point Champion

In 2016, the highest accumulators of master points were: Brian Mawby:1811; David Reed:1668;Jim Bainbridge1598.

Last updated : 16th Feb 2017 08:58 GMT
Bridge 2 Build Your Skills

Bridge 2 Build your Skills will start on Tuesday 24th January in the Club Room at Dunchurch. Very suitable for players who have done Bridge 1; or have a little experience of kitchen, rubber, Chicago or any duplicate bridge. You can take individual lessons if you like. Click on more info... to find out more. Use the form below to register or enquire further.

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Last updated : 9th May 2017 08:52 BST
2015-2016 Founders Champions
2015-2016 Founders Champions

Malcolm Melrose and Max Kynoch

Last updated : 11th Dec 2016 09:43 GMT
Christmas Raffle raised 200 for Air Ambulance
Christmas Raffle raised 200 for Air Ambulance

Well done! heart

Last updated : 12th Dec 2016 12:17 GMT
Vera and Peter Iredale Champs
Vera and Peter Iredale Champs
Last updated : 11th Dec 2016 09:46 GMT
Heart of England Friendship Day - Fun Bridge

Five teams of eight competed on this fun day: Village 1; Village 2, Rugby BC, Danetre BC, & North Cotswolds.

Date for Next Year: 13th August 2017 (wink)

For 2016 Results, click here.....

Last updated : 3rd Nov 2016 14:46 GMT
Thursday Evenings and Champagne Handicap
Thursday Evenings and Champagne Handicap

Thursday Evening Sessions will continue throughout the summer this year.

So there is duplicate pairs on ALL Thursday evenings in weeks where there is NOT a First Friday teams evening.

This is a relaxed very very friendly evening smiley.

Visitors are welcome and there is a host so singles will get a game yes.

Results are sent to the EBU as usual so EBU members will receice Master Points according to their position and their National Grade will be updated. ♠ 

RVBC members who have a National Grade are eligible for our Champagne Handicap Competition. The results of eligible members are automicatically entered. Click for the latest position. wink

Last updated : 30th Jul 2016 13:15 BST
Monday Afternoon Pairs

A short session of duplicate pairs on Monday Afternoons, between 2pm and 4pm. Master Points, input to the NGS, coffee, tea, biscuits, a fully qualified director and a host are all included!

Last updated : 26th Nov 2015 21:05 GMT
EBU Blue Points available in Rugby

EBU Blue Points, which can be used to obtain higher Master Point rankings, are available to RVBC members. The Founders Championship Pairs competition is based on results from the second and fourth Monday evenings of the month.

Blue Points are awarded on the final rankings when the competition completes at the end of November.

Last updated : 26th Nov 2015 21:02 GMT
Northants Inter Club League
Northants Inter Club League

smiley We have finished top of the Northants Inter-Club League Division 3 South! Huge Well Done to everyone who played for us. We are promoted to Division 2. yes

Coventry League Division 2

Village Blues lost their match against Rugby Gambits 2-18.

Coventry League Division 3

The V Team won their match against Jokers 14-6.

Founders Championship Pairs

Click here for the latest position in our premier blue pointed competition.

An overview of our schedule

(1) Core sessions that happen every week unless it's around Christmas and New Year

(2) Sessions that happen in eleven week blocks (including a break for half term) from Sept, Jan or May, check elsewhere for details

(3) First Friday of the month

(4) Every Thursday evening in the months except the Thursday before a First Friday Teams evening

(5) Not on Bank Holidays

(6) Second and Fourth Monday Evening Pairs are sessions in the Blue Pointed Founders Championship Pairs

Monday
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   Monday Short Duplicate (1)(5) 14.00-16.00 Pairs
   Monday Evening (1)(5)(6) 19.00-22.10 Pairs
Tuesday
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   Tuesday Afternoon (1) 13.30-16.30 Pairs
Wednesday
   Wednesday Practice (1) 10.00-12.00 Themed Practice
Thursday
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   League (1) 14.00-16.00
   Thursday Evening (1)(4) 19.00-22.15 Pairs
Friday
   First Friday Teams (1)(3) 19.00-22.15 Teams of Four
Teams Leagues

The Northants Teams of Eight League runs from May to February.  The 2016 - 2017 season Is well underway.

The Coventry Teams of Four League runs from September to May.  We have one team in Division 2 and a second team in Division 3.  

Follow the progress of our teams via our web site or the notice board at the club. If you might like to play speak to Nicky or Christine.

We will be hosting most of the home matches for these teams at the club, and can host other matches if it suits. We provide our comfortable premises, a fully qualified tournament director, per-dealt boards and refreshments (biscuits etc). The cost is one ticket per home team player (e.g. four tickets for a teams of four match). Contact Nicky to for further information, or to book.

Calendar
25th May 2017
Advanced Bridge Auctions
DSVH Club Room 10.00
4 Roman Key Card Blackwood and Cue Bidding
Director: Graham
 Click for more information
29th May 2017
WHITSUN BANK HOLIDAY
CLUB CLOSED
30th May 2017
NO LESSON - HALF TERM
Director: Graham
 Click for more information
30th May 2017
Tuesday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 13.30
Director: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
31st May 2017
Wednesday Practice
DVSH Club Room 10.00
Strong Re-bids
Director: Jim & Nicky
 Click for more information
2nd June 2017
First Friday Teams
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Director: Jim & Nicky
 Click for more information
5th June 2017
Bridge 2 Build Your Skills
DSVH Club Room 10.00
4 Take Out Doubles
Director: Nicky
 Click for more information
5th June 2017
Monday Afternoon Pairs
DSVH Club Room 14.00
Director: Jim & Nicky
Host: Jim & Nicky
 Click for more information
5th June 2017
Monday Evening Pairs
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Director: Nicky & Jim
Host: Nicky & Jim
 Click for more information
6th June 2017
Members' Special
DSVH Club Room 10.00
5 How Duplicate Bridge is Scored
Director: Graham
 Click for more information
6th June 2017
Tuesday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 13.30
Director: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
6th June 2017
Practice - Build Your Skills
DSVH Club Room 20.00
5 Take Out Doubles
Director: Nicky and Jim
 Click for more information
Results
25th May 2017
Lime Tree Village
Director: Graham Clarke
25th May 2017
Thursday Pairs and Champagne Handicap
Director: Graham Clarke
24th May 2017
Wednesday Practice
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
23rd May 2017
Tuesday Afternoon
Director: Graham Clarke
Northants Inter Club League
Northants Inter Club League

smiley We have finished top of the Northants Inter-Club League Division 3 South! Huge Well Done to everyone who played for us. We are promoted to Division 2. yes

Coventry League Division 2

Village Blues lost their match against Rugby Gambits 2-18.

Coventry League Division 3

The V Team won their match against Jokers 14-6.

Founders Championship Pairs

Click here for the latest position in our premier blue pointed competition.

An overview of our schedule

(1) Core sessions that happen every week unless it's around Christmas and New Year

(2) Sessions that happen in eleven week blocks (including a break for half term) from Sept, Jan or May, check elsewhere for details

(3) First Friday of the month

(4) Every Thursday evening in the months except the Thursday before a First Friday Teams evening

(5) Not on Bank Holidays

(6) Second and Fourth Monday Evening Pairs are sessions in the Blue Pointed Founders Championship Pairs

Monday
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   Monday Short Duplicate (1)(5) 14.00-16.00 Pairs
   Monday Evening (1)(5)(6) 19.00-22.10 Pairs
Tuesday
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   Tuesday Afternoon (1) 13.30-16.30 Pairs
Wednesday
   Wednesday Practice (1) 10.00-12.00 Themed Practice
Thursday
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   League (1) 14.00-16.00
   Thursday Evening (1)(4) 19.00-22.15 Pairs
Friday
   First Friday Teams (1)(3) 19.00-22.15 Teams of Four
Teams Leagues

The Northants Teams of Eight League runs from May to February.  The 2016 - 2017 season Is well underway.

The Coventry Teams of Four League runs from September to May.  We have one team in Division 2 and a second team in Division 3.  

Follow the progress of our teams via our web site or the notice board at the club. If you might like to play speak to Nicky or Christine.

We will be hosting most of the home matches for these teams at the club, and can host other matches if it suits. We provide our comfortable premises, a fully qualified tournament director, per-dealt boards and refreshments (biscuits etc). The cost is one ticket per home team player (e.g. four tickets for a teams of four match). Contact Nicky to for further information, or to book.

Calendar
25th May 2017
Advanced Bridge Auctions
DSVH Club Room 10.00
4 Roman Key Card Blackwood and Cue Bidding
Director: Graham
 Click for more information
29th May 2017
WHITSUN BANK HOLIDAY
CLUB CLOSED
30th May 2017
NO LESSON - HALF TERM
Director: Graham
 Click for more information
30th May 2017
Tuesday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 13.30
Director: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
31st May 2017
Wednesday Practice
DVSH Club Room 10.00
Strong Re-bids
Director: Jim & Nicky
 Click for more information
2nd June 2017
First Friday Teams
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Director: Jim & Nicky
 Click for more information
5th June 2017
Bridge 2 Build Your Skills
DSVH Club Room 10.00
4 Take Out Doubles
Director: Nicky
 Click for more information
5th June 2017
Monday Afternoon Pairs
DSVH Club Room 14.00
Director: Jim & Nicky
Host: Jim & Nicky
 Click for more information
5th June 2017
Monday Evening Pairs
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Director: Nicky & Jim
Host: Nicky & Jim
 Click for more information
6th June 2017
Members' Special
DSVH Club Room 10.00
5 How Duplicate Bridge is Scored
Director: Graham
 Click for more information
6th June 2017
Tuesday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 13.30
Director: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
6th June 2017
Practice - Build Your Skills
DSVH Club Room 20.00
5 Take Out Doubles
Director: Nicky and Jim
 Click for more information
Results
25th May 2017
Lime Tree Village
Director: Graham Clarke
25th May 2017
Thursday Pairs and Champagne Handicap
Director: Graham Clarke
24th May 2017
Wednesday Practice
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
23rd May 2017
Tuesday Afternoon
Director: Graham Clarke