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20th February

On Monday Afternoon seven pairs played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Moyra Loughran & Jane Broadbent led North / South with 65.00. Cynthia Martin & Avis Raynor topped East / West with 68.33.

On Monday Evening eight tables played the same movement Wendy Crees & Kala Chauhan led the North / South side with 65.18. Paul Jackson & Graham Logan took second with 56.55; two pairs tied at the top of East / West: Chris Cooper & Margaret Aitchison and Dennis Angove & Rosemary Jordan each scored 60.12. This event was also a heat in the Northants county simultaneous pairs; results are still coming in, but at the time of reporting Wendy & Kala are in second place.

On Tuesday Afternoon of last week twelve tables played a two-winner Mitchell. Robyn Crichton & Roy Blackmore took the top spot North / South with 61.82; Brian Jacks & Don Prowse were second with 60.68 and Margaret & Charles Aitchison third with 56.82. Narilyn & David North topped East / West with 62.05, Glenys Barton & Nicky Bainbridge took second with 58.41 and Daphne Rourke & Janet Stuchbury were third with 56.14.

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

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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. 

 
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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 180 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 : 9th Oct 2017 15:59 BST
County SIM Pairs

On Monday 19th February the evening pairs will be part of the Northants County Simultaneous Pairs.

If you play, you will be able to see your performance against the players in five other clubs accross the county.

Last updated : 3rd Feb 2018 15:02 GMT
Next Teams of Four on First Friday of the Month

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

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Last updated : 3rd Feb 2018 13:42 GMT
NEW Friendly Practice on Thursday AM FREE IN FEB

From February the Thursday Morning will be a new friendly practice (not the same topics as Wednesday).

Our first attendees enjoyed it.

 

NEW Friendly Practice on Thursday AM FREE IN FEB
Last updated : 1st Feb 2018 17:57 GMT
Christmas Swiss Pairs - Well done All
Christmas Swiss Pairs - Well done All
Last updated : 10th Dec 2017 18:45 GMT
Christmas Swiss Pairs (19 Tables) Winners
Christmas Swiss Pairs (19 Tables) Winners

Second Place: Pauline and Wilma (Centre)

Winners: Malcolm and Max (Outside)

Last updated : 10th Dec 2017 18:49 GMT
Shopping for Bridge Related Items

For club stationery, equipment and publications A L Fleming. For example offering (without the errors and correction slips): 

NewWorld Bridge Federation 2017 Laws of Duplicate Bridge

  • World Bridge Federation 2017 Laws of Duplicate Bridge NEW EDITION 
  • More convenient Ring-Bound volume with acetate covers front and rear.

For luxury items and gifts and a weekly newsletter with learning hands for beginners and intermediate players there is Simon Lucas.

For equipment and a wide range publications there is the Chess and Bridge Shop.

For an excellent free on line magazine, a really enjoyable paper version on subscription, bridge club insurance, some gift items, oh and holidays and cruises, there is Mr Bridge.

For bridge equipment, stationery, some publications, no longer offering discounts to members or teachers but promising to match rivals' prices there is the Bridge Warehouse, formerly the EBU Bridge Shop.

Last updated : 25th Sep 2017 10:33 BST
Wondering What Bridge is? Click

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Northants Inter Club League

We're preparing for re-entry into Division 3 crying

Click here for the latest table of results.yes

Coventry League Division 3

The V Team played the Village Blues, with the Blues winning 19-1.

Click here for the latest league table. 

Coventry League Open Cup

Sixteen teams, five from Rugby Village, are in the line up.

The results are being collected and displayed using the EBU Knock Out System.

Village Vintage Port beat Village Barrelmakers in their first round match.

Village Reds, Village Blues and Village Merlins have lost in their matches.

Click here for the latest...

Coventry League Handicap Knock Out

The club has entered five teams into each of the three Coventry League Knock Out Cups.

 

The Barrelmakers beat Vintage Port and now go on to play in the semi-final.

 Click here to see the line up.

Coventry League Howard Dennett

This quirky Knock Out competition is a pivot teams format. That means you play eight boards with each of the other players in your team. Agree a simple system, and assume anything you don't understand is natural.

It's also aggregate scoring and you can claim points for holding honours.  surprise

We've put five teams into the small field. Latest position is here if you click.

 

The Village Barrelmakers lost to Ma Browns.

Founders Championship Pairs

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

Next Christmas Swiss Pairs

Save the Date

8th December 2018

An overview of our schedule

(1) Core sessions 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 or Jan, check elsewhere for details

(3) First Friday of the month

(4) Every Thursday evening in the months except 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
   Tuesday Evening Practice (2) 20.00-21.45 Random Practice
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
Calendar
22nd February 2018
Thursday Practice - NEW FRIENDLY PRACTICE - FREE IN FEB
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Weak Re-bids
Director: Graham Clarke
22nd February 2018
Thursday Pairs and Champagne Handicap
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Director: Graham
Host: Graham
26th February 2018
Bridge 2 Build Your Skills
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Unbalanced Opening Hands - Strong
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
26th February 2018
Monday Afternoon Pairs
DSVH Club Room 14.00
Director: Bruno Speed
Host: Nicky or Jim
26th February 2018
Monday Evening Pairs
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Director: Nicky & Jim
Host: Nicky & Jim
27th February 2018
Card Play
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Counting Cards and HCP
Director: Graham Clarke
27th February 2018
Tuesday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 13.30
Director: Graham Clarke
Host: Nicky Bainbridge
 Click for more information
27th February 2018
Blues v Dunjons League
Kenilworth 19.00
27th February 2018
Tuesday Evening Practice
DSVH Club Room 20.00
Play and Analysis of up to nine boards from yesterday afternoon. Play them, check them out on the web site, or just come with an open mind. All systems, methods, card play and defence up for discussion.
Director: Nicky and Jim
28th February 2018
Wednesday Practice
DVSH Club Room 10.00
Strong Openers Re-bid
Director: Jim & Nicky
 Click for more information
28th February 2018
Blues v Warwick Un League (A)
Warwick 19.00
1st March 2018
Blues V Misfits Handicap
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Results
21st February 2018
Wednesday Practice
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
20th February 2018
Tuesday Afternoon
Director: Graham Clarke
19th February 2018
Monday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Bruno Speed
19th February 2018
Monday Evening Pairs
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
Wondering What Bridge is? Click

https://youtu.be/VwgUS0fdi08

Northants Inter Club League

We're preparing for re-entry into Division 3 crying

Click here for the latest table of results.yes

Coventry League Division 3

The V Team played the Village Blues, with the Blues winning 19-1.

Click here for the latest league table. 

Coventry League Open Cup

Sixteen teams, five from Rugby Village, are in the line up.

The results are being collected and displayed using the EBU Knock Out System.

Village Vintage Port beat Village Barrelmakers in their first round match.

Village Reds, Village Blues and Village Merlins have lost in their matches.

Click here for the latest...

Coventry League Handicap Knock Out

The club has entered five teams into each of the three Coventry League Knock Out Cups.

 

The Barrelmakers beat Vintage Port and now go on to play in the semi-final.

 Click here to see the line up.

Coventry League Howard Dennett

This quirky Knock Out competition is a pivot teams format. That means you play eight boards with each of the other players in your team. Agree a simple system, and assume anything you don't understand is natural.

It's also aggregate scoring and you can claim points for holding honours.  surprise

We've put five teams into the small field. Latest position is here if you click.

 

The Village Barrelmakers lost to Ma Browns.

Founders Championship Pairs

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

Next Christmas Swiss Pairs

Save the Date

8th December 2018

An overview of our schedule

(1) Core sessions 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 or Jan, check elsewhere for details

(3) First Friday of the month

(4) Every Thursday evening in the months except 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
   Tuesday Evening Practice (2) 20.00-21.45 Random Practice
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
Calendar
22nd February 2018
Thursday Practice - NEW FRIENDLY PRACTICE - FREE IN FEB
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Weak Re-bids
Director: Graham Clarke
22nd February 2018
Thursday Pairs and Champagne Handicap
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Director: Graham
Host: Graham
26th February 2018
Bridge 2 Build Your Skills
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Unbalanced Opening Hands - Strong
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
26th February 2018
Monday Afternoon Pairs
DSVH Club Room 14.00
Director: Bruno Speed
Host: Nicky or Jim
26th February 2018
Monday Evening Pairs
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Director: Nicky & Jim
Host: Nicky & Jim
27th February 2018
Card Play
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Counting Cards and HCP
Director: Graham Clarke
27th February 2018
Tuesday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 13.30
Director: Graham Clarke
Host: Nicky Bainbridge
 Click for more information
27th February 2018
Blues v Dunjons League
Kenilworth 19.00
27th February 2018
Tuesday Evening Practice
DSVH Club Room 20.00
Play and Analysis of up to nine boards from yesterday afternoon. Play them, check them out on the web site, or just come with an open mind. All systems, methods, card play and defence up for discussion.
Director: Nicky and Jim
28th February 2018
Wednesday Practice
DVSH Club Room 10.00
Strong Openers Re-bid
Director: Jim & Nicky
 Click for more information
28th February 2018
Blues v Warwick Un League (A)
Warwick 19.00
1st March 2018
Blues V Misfits Handicap
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Results
21st February 2018
Wednesday Practice
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
20th February 2018
Tuesday Afternoon
Director: Graham Clarke
19th February 2018
Monday Afternoon Pairs
Director: Bruno Speed
19th February 2018
Monday Evening Pairs
Director: Nicky Bainbridge