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On Tuesday, 13 January, 19 pairs played a Mitchell movement with an arrow switch.  Top with a decisive 70.31% were Frank Grace and Isobel Ross, followed by Glenys Barton & Roy Blackmore with 61.56%,  third were Bill & Lyn Stubbins with 57.64%, fourth Greta Taylor & Diana Kinch with 56.56%.

On Wedesday 9 pairs played a Mitchell movement in the Practice session.  Top of the North/South pairs were Bob & Barbara Rankin with 60.42%, followed by Carl & Ann Paulo with 55.56%.  The East/West pairs were headed by Lyn & Bill Stubbins with 58.33%, followed by Howard Carless & Gordon McLachlan with 56.25%.

Eight pairs took part in the Thursday duplicate session in a single winner movement. Winners were Janet O'Connor & Don Prowse with 61.81%, followed by a Graham Clarke & Phil Quinn with 59.03%.  Brian Mawby & David Reed were third with 57.64%. Two pairs tied for fourth place, Zena Hutchinson & Val Richards and Cecilia Walker & Chris Cooper with 49.31%.  This session qualifies for entry into the Champagne Handicap competition which is based on the individual's NGS.

On Monday nine full tables played a one winner Mitchell movement.  Winners were Brian Mawby & David Reed with 68.15%, second Judy Douglas & Diana Kinch 60.12%, third Jane Reed & Christine Greenaway 58.04% and fourth Adrian Williams & Don Prowse 57.74%.

A new extra session of duplicate pairs is starting on Monday, 26 January, and will take place between 2.00 and 4.00pm.  A host, master points, input into the NGS, coffee, tea, biscuits and a fully qualified director are all included.

The Pairs Ladder competition starts on Wednesday, 28 January.


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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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