On Monday Afternoon eight and a half tables played a two-winner Mitchell. Bob Reeve & Bruno Speed led the North / South side with 63.89, followed by Sue Harris & Sue Robards with 57.74 and David Cooper & David Harrison with 56.67. The East / West side was led by Michael Fraser-Allen with 55.95; second place was shared between Don Prowse & Pauline Smith and Andrew Clover & Avis Raynor both pairs scoring 53.57. Five out of the eight East / West pairs bid and made the slam, Don & Pauline bid and made the grand!
On Monday Evening nine full tables played a two-winner Mitchell. Graham Clarke & Pat Exelby led the North / South side with 60.12. Second place was share by Chris Cooper & Margaret Aitchison and Wendy Crees & Kala Chauhan both pairs scoring 54.17. Jim & Nicky Bainbridge topped the East / West side with 63.39; Brian Mawby & David Reed scored 56.85 and Simon Burgess & Mike Eastell got 53.57.
On Tuesday Afternoon of last week a busy session saw twelve and a half tables play a two-winner Mitchell movement. Judy Douglas & Diana Kinch led North / South with 57.73; follwed by Brian Jacks & Don Prowse with 56.14 and Patricia & Alan Parsloe with 55.91. Edwige Quick & Sue Robards topped East / West with 62.00, followed by Marilyn & David North with 59.50 and Jan Maxon & Heather Spencer with 58.41.
Five tables played a Howell movement on Thursday Evening. Brian Mawby & David Reed scored 63.02 to lead and Graham Clarke & Don Prowse came second with 57.81.
The current round of the champagne individual handicap has only two more events to go. John Jarvis and David Edwards are currently occupying the top two places on the table, but Don Prowse or Cynthia Martin could still catch them!
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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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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.
This is a ten week course designed for players with some experience, ideally having taken our Bridge 1, 2 and 3 courses.
The first session will be a thorough review of understandings about simple overcalls, jump overcalls, pre-emptive overcalls, and doubles in both the direct and the protective position.
The second session looks at advancing overcalls in competitive and constructive positions and looks at stretch responses by opener’s partner. The third session looks at the decisions competitive bidders have to make as to whether to bid on, pass or double the opponents. The fourth session looks at the many uses of doubles in competitive auctions.
Session five covers bids and calls used after interference to try for game, or the best, contract, or set up a defence play.
Sessions six and seven consider various conventional (artificial) overcalls used to show two suited hands over opener’s bid. Session eight considers defences (bidding methods) over pre-emptive opening bids, and to the Multi 2 Diamond.
Session nine looks at bidding methods for responding to 1NT doubled.
Finally, Session ten looks at bidding methods over a strong 1 Club, strong 1NT or 5 card majors.
Sessions include a short dissertation and substantial practice of hands with bidding challenges associated with the lesson topic. Attendees will receive colour notes to store in an A5 binder.