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18th February

On Monday Afternoon of last week eight and a half tables played a Web-Mitchell movement. John Chard and Felicity White lead North / South with 58.33; the East / West side was led by Cynthia Martin and Avis Raynor with 63.78.
On Monday Evening seven tables played a ​Hesitation Mitchell movement led by Geoff Bennett and Maxwell Kynoch with 64.24. 
After four of the twenty events in our 2019 Founders Championship Pairs, the position is:
1
Brian Mawby & David Reed
2
Maxine Ross & Terry Leary
3
Geoff Bennett & Maxwell Kynoch
On Tuesday Afternoon ten and a half tables played a two-winner Mitchell. Nicky Bainbridge and Heather Spencer led North/South with 63.06. East/West led by David Reed and Juliet Pennant with 61.62​.​
On Wednesday Morning's Friendly Practice session a chatty but thoughtful six and a half tables learned about ​the art of competing, doubling and sacrificing in the auction.
On Thursday Afternoon eight and a half tables played a ​two-winner Mitchell movement. North/South was led by Dennis Angove and Rosemary Jordan scoring 61.90. East/West led by Margaret Aitchison and David Reed scoring 65.18.
T​he Thursday Afternoon session has been extremely popular, filling the Club Room at times. We have now booked the Sports Lounge so that we can space out across the two rooms giving much more space and quiet for the field. It was already booked on a handful of dates, but otherwise it's ours till the end of the year.

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.

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Bridge 1 Getting Started
Bridge 1

Bridge 1, Getting Started, consists of 10 two hour sessions, usually at the same time each week. It is run up to three times a year. No previous knowledge of bridge, or even card games, is required.

The course is for players who want to take things right from the beginning so you do not even need to have played cards before. The lessons take you at a gentle pace through the things you need to know to participate in a game of duplicate bridge. You will get a folder and build up a volume of colour hand outs and quizzes. This introductory course covers:

  • Playing cards: suits, ranks, dealing, sorting
  • Duplicate boards: how to use them
  • Following suit; play in no trumps and with trumps
  • Declarer and defence play introduction
  • Evaluating a hand using high card points
  • The bridge auction: using bidding boxes, meaning of bids
  • Opening 1NT, responses with balanced or unbalanced hands
  • Opening 1 of a suit; limit responses
  • Change of suit reply; limit re-bids
  • Non-vulnerable scoring; part score and game bonuses

By the end of the course you will know enough to join our Wednesday morning novice/social practice session. We would suggest that you then play weekly in that session until you feel ready to take some more lessons in our Fundamentals of ACOL (Bridge 2) course.

Players are welcome to attend a first session without obligation. Please see our fees section for costs, and the calendar section for lesson schedule.