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24th February

On Monday Evening eight full tables were led by Pat Exelby and Graham Clarke with 62.80. Edward and Ishar White were second with 61.01, followed by Geoff Bennett and Helen Foster.


The Founders Championship Pairs is still led by Graham Clarke and Pat Excelby with Malcom Melrose and Max Kynoch second. It’s early days yet though, only five events out of 20+ played and last year’s winners are lurking in 5th place.


Our new short Monday Afternoon Pairs grew to four full tables and was won by John Chard & Felicity White.


On Tuesday afternoon of last week, a traffic hit session of nine full tables was led by John Chard and Alan Page with 62.85 closely followed by Brian Mawby and David Reed on 62.50 and, very close again, Pauline Ferris and Alison Hatswell with 62.15.


On Thursday Evening 6 pairs were led by Jim Bainbridge and Chris Cooper with 66.00.


In the Coventry League Division 2 the Blues lost to Peugeot at Coventry.


We had eight players looked after by three mentors on Monday morning enjoying the challenge of playing and discussing randomly dealt hands. On Wednesday 18 players practised judging whether to double or bid on in competitive auctions. Our Fundamentals of Acol is running on Thursday mornings and our Advanced Course on Competitive Bidding is running on Tuesday mornings.

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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.

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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.

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. 

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Bridge 3
Bridge 3

Bridge 3 consists of 10 two hour sessions.

It is designed to follow on from Bridge 1 and Bridge 2.

The contents of Bridge 1 and Bridge 2 are available under "Bridge Tuition and Practice" on the left hand side of the home page.

Although there will be extensive revision it will help you to get the best out of Bridge 3 if you have some familiarity with most of the material in Bridge 1 and Bridge 2!

The course structure is along the following lines:

  1. Protocol and Counting Losers 
  2. Using the Losing Trick to Bid Suit Contract & Suit Contract Play
  3. Bidding and Playing No Trump Contracts
  4. Opening Very Strong Unbalanced Hands
  5. Asking for Aces
  6. Review of Competitive Bidding & Bidding in the Protective Position 
  7. Defence Revision & Opening Leads
  8. Discards and Signals
  9. Transfers for Weak Take Out
  10. Transfers for Game Tries

The actual content of sessions may be varied to suit a particular group of students.

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