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14th April

On Monday Evening seven full tables played the latest event in the Founders Championship Pairs. Top of the field, after quite a tussle, were Brian Mawby & David Reed with 59.78. Well done to John McDermott & Brian Thorp in second place with 56.60. In third were Chris Cooper & Wendy Crees with 54.35; Jane Reed & Christine Greenaway were fourth with 53.47. In fifth were Geoff Bennett & Helen Foster with 51.39.

Despite not turning up Malcom Melrose and Max Kynoch retain their top spot on the Founders leader board, but this strong return by Brian Mawby and David Reed puts them into second place. Graham Clarke and Pat Exelby lie third.

On Monday Afternoon four full tables were led by Glenys Barton & Roy Blackmore with 60.71. Howard Carless & Ron Fisher and Lyn & Bill Stubbins                    shared second spot, both pairs scoring 57.14.

On Tuesday Afternoon of last week ten full tables played a single winner Mitchell movement. The field was led by Jim & Nicky Bainbridge on 65.83     42. Zena Hutchinson & Daphne Rourke were second with 62.22; Edwige Quick & Roy Blackmore were third with 61.67; Pauline Ferris & Thelma Burton were fourth with 59.72; and Gerald & Pat Newth were fifth with 56.11.

On Thursday Evening four full tables were led by Pat Exelby & Graham Clarke with 56.94 only just ahead of Christine Greenaway & Jane Reed  with 56.25. Dennis Angove & Rosemary Jordan were third with 53.47.

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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.

What can you do for bridge?
What can you do for bridge?
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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