On Monday afternoon five and a half tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. David Cooper & David Harrison led North / South with 56.25; John Chard & Felicity White scored 57.50 to top the East / West side.
On Monday evening nine full tables played a Mitchell movement with an arrow switch to get a single winner result. Janet O'Connor & Mike Ward led with 63.39 followed by Jim & Nicky Bainbridge with 59.52 and Dennis Angove & Rosemary Jordan with 57.14.
This result puts Janet & Mike at the top of the Founders Championship Pairs ladder followed by Malcolm Melrose & Max Kynoch and Chris Cooper & Margaret Aitchison. Plenty more events in this series to come.
On Tuesday afternoon of last week nine and a half tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. 63.61 saw Margaret & Charles Aitchison take the North / South top spot. Janet O'Connor & Mike Ward followed with 60.54. Lesley Kinch & Diana Kinch were third with 55.10. East / West was led by Elisabeth Davies & John Cockburn with 56.25; Heather Spencer & Jan Maxon followed with 55.36 and John Chard & Alan Page took third with 54.76.
Jim & Nicky Bainbridge with 60.71 led five and a half tables playing a Howell movement on Thursday Evening. Dennis Angove & Rosemary Jordan took second with 59,52; Chris Cooper & Margaret Aitchison were third with 57.14.
The champagne individual handicap ladder is still led by John Jarvis, followed by David Edwards and Don Prowse.
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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A useful guide to events in the Region up to May 2018
Danetre Bridge Club meets on Wednesday Evenings in Daventry - click to visit their web site
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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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.
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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.
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.
Tuesday 20th will be Part 1 of a FREE introduction to bridge and Tuesday 27th will be the second part (also free).
You are welcome to just turn up, but it helps us if you could use the form below to indicate you might be coming.
Please tell any friend hovering on trying or coming back to bridge
The EBU have announced the Master Point Champions for 2017. At RVBC:
1 Jim Bainbridge 1994 Master Points….
2 David Reed 1935
3 Brian Mawby 1546
Well done all, especially Jim😚♥ ♥ ♥
We have three pairs in the top ten out of a field of 111 pairs
Click here to see your performance against the players in Stamford, Kettering, Wellingborogh, Northampton and Oundle.
Click here to see a commentary on the hands.
Tuesday Evening - 8pm - 9.45pm
Randomly Chosen Hands - Wide Ranging Discussion
Wednesday Morning - 10am - 12noon
Talk on a theme - then play hands All designed for the Theme
Thursday Morning - 10am - 12noon
Talk on a different theme - then play hands All designed for the Theme
Please fill in the form below if you would like to play on April 6th.
Second Place: Pauline and Wilma (Centre)
Winners: Malcolm and Max (Outside)
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
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.
The V Team drew with Rugby A.
Click here for the latest league table.
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 lost to Menagerie in the second round.
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The club has entered five teams into each of the three Coventry League Knock Out Cups.
The Blues beat The Misfits and now go on to play the Barrelmakers in the semi-final, thus guaranteeing a Village team in the Final.
Click here to see the line up.
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.
We've put five teams into the small field. Latest position is here if you click.
The Village Barrelmakers lost to Ma Browns.
Click here for the latest position in our premier blue pointed competition.
Save the Date
8th December 2018
(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