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13th March

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.

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.

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.

Advanced Auctions
Advanced Auctions

The main theme is auctions opened with a bid at the two level or above.

First is a stand-alone session on opening and responding to pre-emptive hands at the three, or four, level.

Two linked lessons follow: one on opening weak twos; and the second on opening stronger hands having given up the strong two opening. This is Benjaminised ACOL (“Benji”)

Then three sessions on finding and bidding slams.

The “Is game on?” focuses on techniques to decide whether you and partner have a game contract. This question is always at the heart of any duplicate session!

Our quirky “1NT The Chameleon” is a tour of the use of the 1NT bid in many situations. It’s an excellent test and completion of bidding techniques.

We then look at the Multi 2D Opening, why?

Finally we look at some alternative bidding systems you may encounter and how to deal with them.

This is a ten week course. There is a break in the half term week. Much of the time is spent playing pre-set hands. There are colour notes to take away. The course is for players who have taken our Bridge 3 course, or have some duplicate experience.