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9th February

On Monday Afternoon five and a half tables were led by Lesley Kinch & Helen Appleby with 62.50 followed by Cynthia Martin & Avis Raynor with 60.71.

On Monday Evening Brian Mawby & David Reed led eight and a half tables with 57.48. Geoff Bennett & Helen Foster wre second with 56.46 and Brian Jacks & John Leaviss third with 55.95. In a remarkably close field the bottom score was very nearly 40%!

On Tuesday Afternoon of last week, eleven tables played a two winner Mitchell. Mary Kerridge & Paula Pugh with 64.09, followed by Alan Page & Heather Spencer with 59.32. Edwige Quick & Sue Robards led East / West with 65.23 followed by Brian Mawby & David Reed.

On Friday Evening eight teams of four battled over a New England Relay movement. Max Kynoch & Malcolm Melrose with Brian Mawby & David Reed came first with +60IMPs. Well done to Chris Greemaway & Jane Reed with Daphne Rourke & Janet Stuchbury for a creditable second with +47IMPs.

Our Wednesday morning practice session on sacrifices was played by five and a half tables. Our latest pairs ladder match has started and there have been several matches in the last week. This has led to a record attendance in the week of February 1st of 45 tables. In addition we gave four lessons or seminars during the week. Nice to see bridge so popular at all levels!

 
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Danetre Bridge Club

Danetre Bridge Club meets on Wednesday Evenings in Daventry - click to visit their web site

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.

www.bridgewebs.com/lutterworth

What can you do for bridge?
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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.

See you soon.

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. 

 
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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