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Rugby Village Bridge Club

8th August

Monday broke all records! The Afternoon session attracted ten full tables, playing a two winner Mitchell movement. Jim & Nicky Bainbridge led North / South with 71.43. Greta Taylor & Diana Kinch were second with 69.05 and Janet Stuchbury & Daphne Rourke third with 55.36. Terry Robinson & Theresa Hillier topped East / West with 68.45 followed by Pat & Ron Fisher with 64.29 and Bob Reeve & Jean Child with 57.74.

Monday Evening was even busier with ten and half tables playing a similar movement. In a very closely fought North / South side the scores were spread over only 14%. Rosemary Jordan & Dennis Angove led with 57.83. Ishar & Ed White followed with 54.80 and Peter & Vera Iredale with 53.79. East / West leaders were also close with Max Kynoch & Malcolm Melrose fighting their way to the top late on in the evening and scoring 63.33. Brian Mawby & David Reed were close behind with 62.50. The scratch partnership of Helen Foster & Phillip Harrison came in third with 58.61.

On Tuesday Afternoon of last week ten full tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Brian Mawby & David Reed led North / South with 64.58 followed by Michael Ward & Janet O’Conner with 62.50 and Terry Leary & Chris Cooper with 60.71. Marilyn & David North topped East / West with 64.58; Nicky Bainbridge & John Cockburn took second with 61.61 and Thelma Burton & Pauline Ferris were third with 51.49. Daphne Rourke & Janet Stuchbury lead the Summer Pairs Handicap but David & Marilyn North are close behind!

Eight teams of four players competed in our First Friday teams. Runaway winners were Max Kynoch & Lo Tolbutt with Brian Mawby & David Reed scoring +79 IMPs. Peter & Vera Iredale with Dennis Angove & Chris Cooper led the rest of the field with +39 IMPs. Janette Palmer & Robyn Crichton with Margaret & Charles Aitchison took third with +12 IMPSs.

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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.

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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.....
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.

Wednesday Practice
Wednesday Morning Friendly Practice

Practice for Novices and Social Players Wednesday mornings 10.00-12.00


During friendly practice sessions we play 8 to 10 boards, at a nice slow pace, with time to ask for help, discuss the hands and relax. The sessions last two hours.

You are welcome to use handouts from lessons, notes, or other publications; to ask for help from the teacher or from partner or even the opponents.

We will score the session using the BridgeTabs, but this is just to get practice in scoring.

Sometimes the sessions have a theme, perhaps to reflect a recent lesson or newsletter item.

If you have attended Bridge 1, or otherwise have a basic knowledge of bridge, and preferably, ACOL, you are most welcome to attend.

We start with a brief summary of the session topic by a qualified teacher and then we play a set of boards ALL designed for practice of the topic. The topic will be on the web site prior to the session.

During the teaching term, Wednesday Morning Practice topics often follow the Bridge 2 lessons taking place in the same week.

This is an excellent chance to reinforce your learning, or to revise the material, or just have fun ensuring your understanding of the basics. The pace is gentle and everyone is happy to help.

There is a host, so you do not have to bring a partner. There is a break with coffee, tea and biscuits.

The session is scored so that you see the effect of your play on the score. However, because it is an assisted session there are no EBU Master Points to be had and the results do not contribute to your National Grade. Getting used to using the scoring devices will help to prepare for moving on to competitive pairs sessions.

The session will be run using a simple duplicate movement to help progression to competitive pairs sessions.

Both Club Members and Visitors are welcome at these practice sessions.

The fee can be found by clicking Fees, Queries and Registration.


Last updated : 27th Dec 2016 18:14 GMT