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29th July


On Monday evening nine full tables played a single winner Mitchell movement. Top of the form were Chris Cassin and Alan Webb with 66.96. Helen Foster and Nicky Bainbridge came second with 59.23. Third were John Drake and Craig Hutton with 56.25. Visitors Terry Leary and John Leaviss were not far behind with 55.95 and Christine Greenaway and Jane Reed, with 53.27, were fifth. It was a night of slams with sixteen successful slam calls, three of them grand, on four boards, while a fifth delivered 12 or 13 tricks every time, but no slams called!


On Tuesday of last week seventeen pairs played a single winner movement. Top were Chris Cooper & Maxwell Kynoch with 63.49; second Caelia Pinkney & Ron Woolgar with 63.43; third Judy Douglas & Diana Kinch with 57.87; fourth Edwige Quick & Sue Robards 57.54; fifth Alan Page & John Chard on 52.78; and sixth Frank Grace & Isobel Ross with 51.85.   


On Sunday the annual Shakespeare Swiss teams was held at Stratford Bridge Club. Rugby Village entered two teams into the high quality field of 20 teams. With an excellent steady consistent level of play the team consisting of Sue Robards, Janet O’Connor, Jim Bainbridge and Nicky Bainbridge came third. Congratulations!

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Shakespeare Teams Third Place Winners!
Shakespeare Teams Third Place Winners!
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Myton Hospice Receipt
Myton Hospice Receipt
Champagne Handicap Winners
Champagne Handicap Winners

Congratulations to David R and Cecilia W, winners of our individual Champagne handicap competition!


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.

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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