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Rugby Village Bridge Club

27th June

On Monday Afternoon eight and a half tables played a two winner Mitchell movement. Zena Hutchinson & Val Richards led North / South with 66.67. Pat & Ron Fisher led East / West with 61.11.

On Monday Evening eight tables played a share and relay Mitchell movement with an arrow switch on the final round. After a fierce contest, Brian Jack & Don Prowse emerged at the top with 59.82. Second place was tied between Janet O’Connor & Michael Ward and Simon Burgess & Mike Eastell, both pairs scoring 59.52.

For the first time this season, Chris Cooper & Margaret Aitchison have taken the lead in the Founders Championship pairs. We’re only about half way through the competition, and there are several other pairs in contention.

On Tuesday Afternoon of last week, eleven full tables played a two winner Mitchell movement. Top of the North / South side were Lo Tolbutt & Jim Bainbridge with 62.95. Frank Grace & Isobel Ross took second with 61.59. Chris Cooper & Terry Leary led East / West with 60.00. Very close behind, were Cynthia Martin & Malcolm Fawcett with 59.77.

On Wednesday morning five full tables practised take out doubles, and enjoyed a friendly chat!

On Thursday Evening six and a half tables played a Hesitation Mitchell. Chris Cooper & Margaret Aitchison opened up a big lead scoring 69.52. Brian Fazackerly & June Rudman led the rest of the field with 58.57. Jane Reed presently leads the Champagne Handicap ladder, but June Rudman and Zena Hutchinson are not far behind!

The club’s made a shaky start in the challenging second division of the Northants teams of eight league, losing the first two matches.

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Lutterworth Bridge Club

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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.

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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.

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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. 

When the bridge is too hard.....
When the bridge is too hard.....

We serve unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits in each session, and we believe you should enjoy them. Mugs and cups are always provided and are washed hygienically in a dishwasher.

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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