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14th November

On Monday Afternoon seven and a half tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Glenys Barton & Roy Blackmore topped North / South with 54.76. Barrie Bemand & Gordon McLachlan followed with 52.38. Pat Anning & Jim Bainbridge led East / West with 68.75 followed by John Chard & Felicity White.

On Monday Evening the penultimate Founders Championship pairs event was contested by nine and a half tables. Janet O'Connor & Mike Ward, with 68.03 just held off Malcom Melrose & Max Kynoch with 67.01. John McDermott & Brian Thorp were third with 55.36 and Ishar White & Sue Robards fourth with 54.08.

With one event to go the top of the Founders ladder is shared between Brian Mawby & David Reed and Chris Cooper & Margaret Aitchison. Malcolm Melrose & Max Kynoch are very close behind.

On Tuesday Afternoon nine full tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Jim Bainbridge & Lo Tolbutt led North / South with 66.37. Second were Terry Leary & Helen Foster with 62.20. Marilyn & David North led East / West with 56.85 only just ahead of Bob Reeve & Zena Hutchinson with 55.65.

Nine pairs played a Howell movement on Thursday Evening. Don Prowse & Graham Clarke led with 64.29; Nicky & Jim Bainbridge followed with 52.38.

We've entered five teams into each of the three Coventry League Knock Outs. A lot of action this week with mixed results, but we definitely have a team in the quarter finals of the Handicap Cap cup, well done Vintage Port and Barrelmakers, and good luck in our local derby this week!

 
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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.

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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.

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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.....
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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.

 
Mentored Pivot Teams
Mentored Pivot Teams

This is a chance to play randomly dealt hands with or against an experienced player and then take several minutes to discuss the hand, how it was played and how it might have been played. The same hand is played at other tables, and you will have a chance to understand the differences.

Play is between teams of four players, each led by an experienced player. For each of the three rounds you will swap partners, so you play one round with a mentor, and two against.

Hands will be scored both on a radio linked table scorer and on personal score cards. At the end of each round you return to your team to compare the results you have with your team mates. This provides a chance to understand team scoring, checking it against the computer.

The session is suitable for players of some experience and the fee is at the advanced lesson rate.

There are up to 12 places at each session and we need to know the number of  players to make sure we have full teams for the session. So please let us know if you would like to attend.