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6th December

On Monday Afternoon seven full tables played a two winner Mitchell movement. Glenys Barton & Roy Blackmore led North / South with 63.30. Moyra Louchran & Jane Broadbent were second with 58.93. Charles & Margaret Aitchison topped East / West with 69.64, way ahead of Lyn & Bill Stubbins in second with 50%.

Six and a half tables played a hesitation Mitchell movement on Monday Evening. Max Kynoch & Malcolm Melrose led with 60.00. Wendy Crees & Kala Chauhan followed with 5708.

Jim Bainbridge & Lo Tolbutt led the North / South side of a two winner Mitchell movement on Tuesday Afternoon with 59.86; Jan Maxon & Glenys Barton were second with 55.10. The East / West side of the nine and a half table event was led by Brian Mawby & David Reed with 58.93. Not far behind were Charles & Margaret Aitchison with 55.59.

On Friday Evening eight teams of four played a New England relay movement. Clear winners, with 47IMPs were Chris Cooper & Marion Dixon with Dennis Angove & Rosemary Jordan.

 
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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.

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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. 

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.

 

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 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 : 8th Nov 2016 09:48 GMT
Christmas Swiss Pairs 10th December
Christmas Swiss Pairs 10th December

All tickets reserved, but we could waitlist you.....

Please click here for the Tastebuds menu.

Last updated : 1st Dec 2016 10:56 GMT
Membership hits new high

smiley We have just signed up our 180th member!

Last updated : 8th Nov 2016 09:48 GMT
Christmas Closure
Christmas Closure

The last club session in 2016 will be the Wednesday Practice on 21st December (we plan to set some fun hands!)

The first club session in 2017 will be the Tuesday Afternoon of 3rd January.

Jim and I are taking a holiday from 3rd January - 13th January, so be nice to Graham, looking after the shop.

Last updated : 3rd Nov 2016 15:32 GMT
Tuesday Evening becomes Bridge 2 Practice

Revisit and practice topics covered in Bridge 2, at a learning pace, using your notes, discussing the hands and consulting friendly, experienced mentors. Eight Sessions on Tuesday Evenings 8pm-9.45pm from 28th October to 13th Decmber. You don't need to bring a partner, a partner can be found for you. 1 VB ticket, or £4.30 for members; £4.80 for visitors.

Session themes can be found in the calendar area.

Last updated : 14th Oct 2016 09:17 BST
Next Teams of Four on First Friday of the Month

Please fill in the form below if you would like to play on January 6th.

FORM
Last updated : 2nd Dec 2016 17:12 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

 We won our match against Northampton C by 17-3.

 

 

 

Pairs Ladder . . . . . . Round 12
Pairs Ladder . . . . . . Round 12

Table of Results up to 29th November.wink

Coventry League Division 2

Village Blues lost to Gambits 6-14.

 

 

Coventry League Division 3

The V Team won their match against Thinker Owl 12-8.

 

 

 

 

 

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) 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
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   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
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
6th December 2016
Bridge 2 PRACTICE!!
DVSH Club Room 20.00
We'll be practicing Strong Unbalanced Hands. Format is like Wednesday morning, use notes, ask for help, phone a friend.
Director: Nicky & Jim
 Click for more information
7th December 2016
Wednesday Practice
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Pre-emptive Hands
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
 Click for more information
8th December 2016
Thursday Pairs and Champagne Handicap
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Host Available. Visitors Welcome. See Fees etc for table money. Laws etc for general rules. RVBC Members with National Grades will automatically be entered into the Champagne Handicap.
Director: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
10th December 2016
Christmas Swiss Pairs
DSVH MAIN HALL 11.00
Please support the Air Ambulance by buying raffle tickets.
Director: Graham
Host: Nicky
12th December 2016
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: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
12th December 2016
Founders Championship Pairs
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Pairs Evening, Host Available so you can come as a single. For members, event forms part of the Founders Championship Pairs.
Director: Jim Bainbridge
Host: Nicky and Jim
 Click for more information
13th December 2016
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
13th December 2016
Bridge 2 PRACTICE!!
DVSH Club Room 20.00
We'll be practicing Competing with 1NT. Format is like Wednesday morning, use notes, ask for help, phone a friend.
Director: Nicky & Jim
 Click for more information
14th December 2016
Wednesday Practice
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Defence to Pre-empts
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
 Click for more information
15th December 2016
Thursday Pairs and Champagne Handicap
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Host Available. Visitors Welcome. See Fees etc for table money. Laws etc for general rules. RVBC Members with National Grades will automatically be entered into the Champagne Handicap.
Director: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
19th December 2016
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: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
19th December 2016
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
Results
6th December 2016
Tuesday Afternoon
Director: Graham Clarke
5th December 2016
Monday Afternoon
Director: Jim Bainbridge
5th December 2016
Monday Evening
Director: Jim Bainbridge
5th December 2016
Thinking Owls v V Team
Northants Inter Club League
Northants Inter Club League

 We won our match against Northampton C by 17-3.

 

 

 

Pairs Ladder . . . . . . Round 12
Pairs Ladder . . . . . . Round 12

Table of Results up to 29th November.wink

Coventry League Division 2

Village Blues lost to Gambits 6-14.

 

 

Coventry League Division 3

The V Team won their match against Thinker Owl 12-8.

 

 

 

 

 

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) 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
   Lesson/Coaching (2) 10.00-12.00
   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
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
6th December 2016
Bridge 2 PRACTICE!!
DVSH Club Room 20.00
We'll be practicing Strong Unbalanced Hands. Format is like Wednesday morning, use notes, ask for help, phone a friend.
Director: Nicky & Jim
 Click for more information
7th December 2016
Wednesday Practice
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Pre-emptive Hands
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
 Click for more information
8th December 2016
Thursday Pairs and Champagne Handicap
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Host Available. Visitors Welcome. See Fees etc for table money. Laws etc for general rules. RVBC Members with National Grades will automatically be entered into the Champagne Handicap.
Director: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
10th December 2016
Christmas Swiss Pairs
DSVH MAIN HALL 11.00
Please support the Air Ambulance by buying raffle tickets.
Director: Graham
Host: Nicky
12th December 2016
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: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
12th December 2016
Founders Championship Pairs
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Pairs Evening, Host Available so you can come as a single. For members, event forms part of the Founders Championship Pairs.
Director: Jim Bainbridge
Host: Nicky and Jim
 Click for more information
13th December 2016
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
13th December 2016
Bridge 2 PRACTICE!!
DVSH Club Room 20.00
We'll be practicing Competing with 1NT. Format is like Wednesday morning, use notes, ask for help, phone a friend.
Director: Nicky & Jim
 Click for more information
14th December 2016
Wednesday Practice
DSVH Club Room 10.00
Defence to Pre-empts
Director: Nicky Bainbridge
 Click for more information
15th December 2016
Thursday Pairs and Champagne Handicap
DSVH Club Room 19.00
Host Available. Visitors Welcome. See Fees etc for table money. Laws etc for general rules. RVBC Members with National Grades will automatically be entered into the Champagne Handicap.
Director: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
19th December 2016
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: Graham Clarke
 Click for more information
19th December 2016
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
Results
6th December 2016
Tuesday Afternoon
Director: Graham Clarke
5th December 2016
Monday Afternoon
Director: Jim Bainbridge
5th December 2016
Monday Evening
Director: Jim Bainbridge
5th December 2016
Thinking Owls v V Team