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31st August

On Tuesday Afternoon of last week eight full tables played a two winner Mitchell movement. Top of the North / South side were Audrey Upton & Nicky Bainbridge with 58.33. Chris Cooper & Cecilia Walker took second with 57.54 and third were Mary Kerridge & David Reed with  54.76. Janet O'Connor & Pauline Batchelor led the East / West side with 60.32. In second were Roy Blackmore & Glenys Barton scoring 59.13. Edwige Quick & Sue Robards were third with 53.97.

We are delighted to have welcomed our 170th member.

 
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Kettering Charity Salver 29th August 2015

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Printable Detailed Table Money and Session Information
August Newsletter Now Here!
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.

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. 

 

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 over 160 members offering four competitive sessions and two supervised play sessions every week, and adding 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 : 23rd Jun 2015 10:00 BST
Bank Holiday Alert

There will be no bridge on Monday August 31st. There will be bridge on Tuesday 1st September at 13.30. Friday 4th is Teams night. Let us know if you, you and a partner, or you and three more players would like participate. Enjoy the Bridge smiley

Last updated : 25th Aug 2015 08:02 BST
Teams on Friday 4th Sept - Click to play
FORM
Last updated : 29th Aug 2015 12:58 BST
Thursday Evenings and Champagne Handicap back from Sept 10th
Thursday Evenings and Champagne Handicap back from Sept 10th

There will be duplicate pairs on Thursday evenings in weeks where there is NOT a First Friday teams from 10th Sept to the end of May next year. 

Visitors are welcome and there will be a host. 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 into the competition and the latest position will be available here on the web site.

Last updated : 28th Aug 2015 10:20 BST
Advanced Bridge Thursday Mornings

Thursday 17th September 10.00 AM

Card Play - 10 Sessions on Declarer and Defensive Card Play

Your club offers the best range of chances to improve your bridge run by the best qualified, experienced and effective teachers for many miles around!

Last updated : 28th Jul 2015 15:45 BST
Junior Bridge

Junior Bridge has now finished for the summer. I am very interested in feedback from the sessions, especially to improve the content and delivery.

If you might like a session at half term please do let me know.

Last updated : 28th Aug 2015 09:40 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 : 9th Apr 2015 09:37 BST
Bridge for Absolute Beginners (Bridge 1)

This is a ten week course running on Monday mornings starting 14th September. There is a break in the half term week so there is no lesson on 30th October. You are welcome to come to a single lesson if you are interested in the particular topic. The topics are listed in the calendar available as the second button down on the left.

You don't need to have played bridge before, or whist, or even card games. We take things right from the beginning so you can enjoy our wonderful game from the start.

Last updated : 27th Jun 2015 17:06 BST
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.

Last updated : 6th Aug 2014 09:24 BST
Teams Leagues

The Northants Teams of Eight League runs from May to February.  The 2015-2016 season has now started and this is our first year in Division 2.

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.  We are in the process of setting up a third team to enter Division 3 and are looking for volunteers to join this team.

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.

Last updated : 28th May 2015 23:26 BST
Blue Points available in Rugby

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

Last updated : 21st Jan 2014 23:28 GMT
Pairs Ladder Round 8 FINAL TABLE

Well Done to

Don and Roy, winners of Division 1

and

Felicity and Jim, winners of Division 2!

 

Northants Inter Club League

We have scored (out of 20), 3VPs, 4VPs, 8VPs and now our first draw! 10 VPs. Slipped back in our fifth match. sad

Coventry League Division 2

The fixtures meeting and season start will be in September.

Coventry League Division 3

The fixtures meeting and season start will be in September.

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) Ecery Thursday evening except the Thursday before First Friday Teams evening

(5) Pairs Ladder requires pre-entry and is run on published schedules; matches require boooking

(6) Not on Bank Holidays

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

Monday
   Monday Practice (1)(6) 10.00-12.00 Themed Practice/Mentored Teams
   Monday Short Duplicate (1)(6) 14.00-16.00 Pairs
   Monday Evening (1)(6)(7) 19.00-22.15 Pairs
Tuesday
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   Tuesday Afternoon (1) 13.30-16.15 Pairs
Wednesday
   Wednesday Practice (1) 10.00-12.00 Themed Practice
   Pairs Ladder (5) 14.-16.00
Thursday
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   League&Ladder Matches (1)(5) 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
31st August 2015
NO BRIDGE BANK HOLIDAY
1st September 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 13.30
Competitive Duplicate Pairs. Coffee, teas, biscuits served during a short break in play. Host Available. Master Points and National Grade Input Available. For table money etc. see Fees Queries and Registration in left hand menu. For the rules of competition see Laws, Rules and Convention Cards in left hand menu.
Director: Graham Clarke
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2nd September 2015
Wednesday Practice
DSVH Club Room 10.00
General Re-bids by the Opening Hand (HBSet05)
Director: Nicky and Jim
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4th September 2015
First Friday Teams
DSVH Club Room 7.00pm
Relaxed evening for Teams of Four. Open to members and visitors. Please make up your own team, or contact Nicky to find partners or team mates. Competitive Duplicate Teams. Coffee, teas, biscuits served during a short break in play. Host Available. Master Points and National Grade Input Available. For table money etc. see Fees Queries and Registration in left hand menu. For the rules of competition see Laws, Rules and Convention Cards in left hand menu.
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
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7th September 2015
Monday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 14.00
Competitive Duplicate Pairs. Coffee, teas, biscuits available during a short break in play. Host Available. Master Points and National Grade Input Available. For table money etc. see Fees Queries and Registration in left hand menu. For the rules of competition see Laws, Rules and Convention Cards in left hand menu.
Director: Nicky and Jim
Host: Nicky and Jim
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7th September 2015
Monday Evening
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Pairs Evening, Host Available so you can come as a single.
Director: Jim Bainbridge
Host: Nicky and Jim
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8th September 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 13.30
Competitive Duplicate Pairs. Coffee, teas, biscuits served during a short break in play. Host Available. Master Points and National Grade Input Available. For table money etc. see Fees Queries and Registration in left hand menu. For the rules of competition see Laws, Rules and Convention Cards in left hand menu.
Director: Graham Clarke
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9th September 2015
Wednesday Practice
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Strong Balanced Hands
Director: Nicky and Jim
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Results
27th August 2015
Lime Tree Village
Director: Graham Clarke
26th August 2015
Wednesday Practice
Director: Jim Bainbridge
25th August 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
Director: Jim Bainbridge
24th August 2015
Monday Afternoon
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
24th August 2015
Founders Championship Pairs
Director: Jim Bainbridge
20th August 2015
Lime Tree Village
Director: Jim Bainbridge
19th August 2015
Wednesday Practice
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
18th August 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
Director: Graham Clarke
Pairs Ladder Round 8 FINAL TABLE

Well Done to

Don and Roy, winners of Division 1

and

Felicity and Jim, winners of Division 2!

 

Northants Inter Club League

We have scored (out of 20), 3VPs, 4VPs, 8VPs and now our first draw! 10 VPs. Slipped back in our fifth match. sad

Coventry League Division 2

The fixtures meeting and season start will be in September.

Coventry League Division 3

The fixtures meeting and season start will be in September.

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) Ecery Thursday evening except the Thursday before First Friday Teams evening

(5) Pairs Ladder requires pre-entry and is run on published schedules; matches require boooking

(6) Not on Bank Holidays

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

Monday
   Monday Practice (1)(6) 10.00-12.00 Themed Practice/Mentored Teams
   Monday Short Duplicate (1)(6) 14.00-16.00 Pairs
   Monday Evening (1)(6)(7) 19.00-22.15 Pairs
Tuesday
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   Tuesday Afternoon (1) 13.30-16.15 Pairs
Wednesday
   Wednesday Practice (1) 10.00-12.00 Themed Practice
   Pairs Ladder (5) 14.-16.00
Thursday
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   League&Ladder Matches (1)(5) 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
31st August 2015
NO BRIDGE BANK HOLIDAY
1st September 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 13.30
Competitive Duplicate Pairs. Coffee, teas, biscuits served during a short break in play. Host Available. Master Points and National Grade Input Available. For table money etc. see Fees Queries and Registration in left hand menu. For the rules of competition see Laws, Rules and Convention Cards in left hand menu.
Director: Graham Clarke
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2nd September 2015
Wednesday Practice
DSVH Club Room 10.00
General Re-bids by the Opening Hand (HBSet05)
Director: Nicky and Jim
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4th September 2015
First Friday Teams
DSVH Club Room 7.00pm
Relaxed evening for Teams of Four. Open to members and visitors. Please make up your own team, or contact Nicky to find partners or team mates. Competitive Duplicate Teams. Coffee, teas, biscuits served during a short break in play. Host Available. Master Points and National Grade Input Available. For table money etc. see Fees Queries and Registration in left hand menu. For the rules of competition see Laws, Rules and Convention Cards in left hand menu.
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
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7th September 2015
Monday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 14.00
Competitive Duplicate Pairs. Coffee, teas, biscuits available during a short break in play. Host Available. Master Points and National Grade Input Available. For table money etc. see Fees Queries and Registration in left hand menu. For the rules of competition see Laws, Rules and Convention Cards in left hand menu.
Director: Nicky and Jim
Host: Nicky and Jim
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7th September 2015
Monday Evening
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Pairs Evening, Host Available so you can come as a single.
Director: Jim Bainbridge
Host: Nicky and Jim
 Click for more information
8th September 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
DSVH Club Room 13.30
Competitive Duplicate Pairs. Coffee, teas, biscuits served during a short break in play. Host Available. Master Points and National Grade Input Available. For table money etc. see Fees Queries and Registration in left hand menu. For the rules of competition see Laws, Rules and Convention Cards in left hand menu.
Director: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
9th September 2015
Wednesday Practice
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Strong Balanced Hands
Director: Nicky and Jim
 Click for more information
Results
27th August 2015
Lime Tree Village
Director: Graham Clarke
26th August 2015
Wednesday Practice
Director: Jim Bainbridge
25th August 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
Director: Jim Bainbridge
24th August 2015
Monday Afternoon
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
24th August 2015
Founders Championship Pairs
Director: Jim Bainbridge
20th August 2015
Lime Tree Village
Director: Jim Bainbridge
19th August 2015
Wednesday Practice
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
18th August 2015
Tuesday Afternoon
Director: Graham Clarke