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13th November

On Monday morning of last week, the Beginners moved on to opening 1 of a suit and responding with a limit raise.
On Monday Afternoon ten and a half tables played a Web-Mitchell movement. John Crompton and Paula Paugh lead North / South with 61.57; The East / West was led by Maxine Ross and Terry Leary with 63.89.
On Monday Evening five and a half tables played a double hesitation Mitchell movement lead by Mike Eastell and Simon Burgess with 62.50.  
On Tuesday morning Gerber and Quantitative bidding were explored.
On Tuesday Afternoon eleven tables played a two-winner Mitchell. Jim Bainbridge and Lo Tolbutt led North/South with 60.23. East/West led by Marilyn and David North with 63.64.
On Wednesday Morning's Friendly Practice session a chatty but thoughtful five tables and a half learned about overcalls - must have five in the suit!.
On Thursday Morning the group explored when to clear trumps and when to delay...
In the evening five tables played a Howell movement led by Don Prowse and Pauline Smith scoring 61.98.

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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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.

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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 179 members offering four competitive sessions and three supervised play sessions every week of the year, and adding more supervised play and/or lessons per week in the teaching terms starting January and September. We offer a range from nuture for the novice right through to opportunities to play for the club for more ambitious players. Up to 200 players take lessons, come to practice or take part in competitions every week.

We don't mind whether you have a high National Grade, no National Grade, or you don't know what that is! ♥ 

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.

Beginners are always welcome, contact us to find out how we can introduce you to our wonderful game. 

Last updated : 18th Nov 2018 08:45 GMT
2018 Individual Champagne Handicap
2018 Individual Champagne Handicap

Congratulations to this round's winners Judy & Pauline.smiley

Last updated : 18th Nov 2018 16:33 GMT
Bridge On Thursdays

Thursday Afternoons 📣 After the Christmas Break, from 10th January, we will be moving our Thursday Evening Sessions to Thursday Afternoons. Play will start at 1.30pm and continue until 4.30pm. The session will be on ALL Thursday afternoons during the year including the weeks where we will also have First Friday of the Month teams. Bridge will be on Thursday Evenings on 15th, 22nd and 29th Nov and on 13th and 20th December. The Champagne Handicap competition will move to the afternoon sessions, so the next round starts on Thursday Evenings in 2018 and continues on Thursday afternoons in 2019. 😊😊

Last updated : 18th Nov 2018 08:45 GMT
Monday Afternoons

We have now hired the Sports Lounge to spread the field over two rooms! This will mean more space, more quiet and better temperatures.

Last updated : 18th Nov 2018 09:22 GMT
Lime Tree Village

Sessions at Lime Tree are ending at the end of November.

Last updated : 2nd Nov 2018 08:10 GMT
LESSONS and PRACTICE November

Mondays 10.00 – 12.00 until end November: Beginners Lessons FREE
Tuesday 10.00 – 12.00 until end November: Advanced Practice ONE Ticket etc
Tuesday  20.00 – 21.30 Tuesday Evening Replay: ONE Ticket etc
Wednesday 10.00 – 12.00: Friendly Themed Practice: ONE Ticket etc
Thursday  10.00 – 12.00: Friendly Themed Practice: ONE Ticket etc

Last updated : 2nd Nov 2018 08:12 GMT
Christmas Swiss Pairs 8th December 2018 ONLY A FEW LEFT
Christmas Swiss Pairs 8th December 2018 ONLY A FEW LEFT

Tickets now on sale to Members AND Visitors: £20
11.00 - 17:00; 
Swiss Pairs Movement : 6 * 5 board matches;  Catered Hot Lunch : QuizRaffle in aid of Myton Hospice

Last updated : 18th Nov 2018 09:21 GMT
2018 Summer Pairs Winners
2018 Summer Pairs Winners

Jim Bainbridge (left) presents the trophy. Congratulations to Isobel Ross and Frank Grace.

 

Last updated : 17th Oct 2018 08:47 BST
Next Teams of Four on First Friday of the Month

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Last updated : 14th Oct 2018 12:29 BST
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

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An overview of our schedule

(1) Every week except around Christmas and New Year

(2) 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 until 20th Dec 2018

(5) Not on Bank Holidays

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

Monday
   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 Replay (2) 20.00-21.45 Replay used boards
Wednesday
   Wednesday Practice (1) 10.00-12.00 Themed Practice
Thursday
   Thursday Practice (1) 10.00-12.00 Themed Practice
   Thursday Afternoon from 7th Jan 2019 (1) 13.30-16.30 Pairs
   Thursday Evening (1)(4) Until 20th Dec 2018 19.00-22.15 Pairs
Friday
   First Friday Teams (1)(3) Week 1 19.00-22.15 Teams of Four
How do our lessons differ from our practice sessions?

Practice sessions are 25% talk time; 75% play
Lessons are 60%+talk time; 40%- play
❤️Both use 100% boards prepared for the topic

No notes etc handed out at practice
Lessons have notes, quizes and more given out with A5 pockets and binders

Teacher and mentors at practice sessions: more players
Teacher and mentors at lessons; fewer players- more attention

🍪Coffee, Tea and Bsicuits provided at both

😍 One Ticket for Practice 😍😍Two tickets for lessons
Practice sessions will run over the summer. 👩‍💼
No more lessons until September. 👨‍🎓  🏝️ 🏜️ 🏖️ 🏛️ ⛺

Calendar
19th November 2018
Beginners Bridge
DSVH Club Room 10.00
FREE WITH VOUCHER Openers Re-bid
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
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19th November 2018
Monday Afternoon Pairs
DSVH Club Room 14.00
Director: Bruno Speed
Host: Nicky or Jim
19th November 2018
Monday Evening Pairs
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Director: Nicky & Jim
Host: Nicky & Jim
20th November 2018
Advanced Practice (ONE ticket)
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Advanced Practice Cue Bidding and Blackwood
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
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20th November 2018
Tuesday Night Replay (ONE Ticket)
DSVH Club Room 20.00
Reply hands, usually from yesterday afternoon, discuss auction, card play, possible mistakes, looking at how they were played by others.
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
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20th November 2018
Tuesday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 13.30
Director: Graham Clarke
Host: Nicky Bainbridge
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21st November 2018
Wednesday Practice
DVSH Club Room 10.00
Director: Jim & Nicky
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22nd November 2018
Friendly Practice
DSVH Club Room 10.00
TBC
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
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22nd November 2018
Thursday Pairs and Champagne Handicap
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Director: Graham
Host: Graham
26th November 2018
Beginners Bridge
DSVH Club Room 10.00
FREE WITH VOUCHER Stronger Balanced Hands
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
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26th November 2018
Monday Afternoon Pairs
DSVH Club Room 14.00
Director: Bruno Speed
Host: Nicky or Jim
26th November 2018
Monday Evening Pairs
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Director: Nicky & Jim
Host: Nicky & Jim
Results
Lime Tree Village
Director: Graham Clarke
Thursday Pairs and Champagne Handicap
Director: Graham Clarke
Friendly Practice
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
Wednesday Practice
Director: Jim Bainbridge