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Winner of the Florrie Lee Memorial Cup 2018
Winner of the Florrie Lee Memorial Cup 2018

At the AGM on November 1st Chairman Ruth Bray presented the Florrie Lee Memorial Cup for service to the club to Nigel Martin.

Welcome to Rutland Duplicate Bridge Club


Above: Chairman Ruth Bray.

Welcome to the website of Rutland Duplicate Bridge Club. We are a friendly club playing on Tuesday evenings in the meeting room at St Joseph's Catholic Church, Station Road, Oakham, Rutland LE15 6QU. Our usual attendance is now about 6 to 8 tables. We play duplicate pairs,  and  every so often we participate in Simultaneous Pairs competitions. We are affiliated to the English Bridge Union and the Leicestershire CBA


For further details about our club, please click the Information button in the menu on the left

For brief details of other regular bridge games organised in Rutland, please see  "Bridge in Rutland" on this page

Bridge in Rutland

There is a thriving bridge community in Rutland, which meets regularly to play various forms of the game, as follows

Tuesday (afternoon) 2-4pm, TUESDAY CHICAGO, chicago bridge at St Joseph's Church Meeting Room Oakham: contact Dawn O'Higgins on 01664 567057  Please Note:  The membership list for this club is full at the moment.  Please contact Dawn if you would like to be put on the waiting list for membership.

Tuesday (evening) 6.45-10pm, RUTLAND DUPLICATE BRIDGE CLUB, duplicate bridge (EBU-affiliated) at St Joseph's Church Meeting Room Oakham: click "Information" in menu (above left) for contacts

Wednesday (afternoon) 2-4.30pm (mid-Sept to mid-April), OAKHAM (BOWLING) BRIDGE CLUB, Chicago bridge at The Vale Oakham: contact Secretary James Bartlett (01572-724740, mobile 07473 924082) or Chairman Di Culshaw (01572 868758)

Friday (afternoon) 2.00 - 4.00, St Joseph's Meeting Room,  Station Road, Oakham. New group - GENTLE DUPLICATE - for those who are just learning to play Duplicate bridge. Contact Rita Duckham (01572 724761) e-mail

Friday (evening) 6.45-10pm, OAKHAM BRIDGE CLUB, duplicate bridge at St Joseph's Church Meeting Room Oakham: see its website,; or  contact Richard Merriman on 01572 720002 or Anne Venning on 01572 770444

If unable to reach one of the above groups, please contact Rita Duckham 01572-724761

On Mondays, duplicate bridge is available just over the county border at Melton or Stamford (also on Thursdays at Stamford).  Both those clubs have a presence on BridgeWebs

If you organise a regular bridge group session in Rutland which is not listed here, please let us have brief details for inclusion in this panel.  Click "Information" in the menu (above left) and then click "Contact us"

Welcome to our club
Welcome to our club

Members at play.

Duplicate bridge procedure & etiquette (3)

Please note it's not unfriendly to call the Director if a mishap (like a revoke) occurs: it is the right thing to do.  Click "Laws & Ethics" in the menu (above left) for further details of how some common mishaps are sorted out.

28th May 2019
Duplicate Pairs
St Joseph's 18.45
Director: Christine Hudson
Scorer: Graham Lee
4th June 2019
Duplicate Pairs
St Joseph's 18.45
Director: Richard Merriman
Scorer: Graham Lee
11th June 2019
Duplicate Pairs
St Joseph's 18.45
Director: Graham Goode
Scorer: Graham Lee
Duplicate pairs
Director: David Mell
Scorer: Graham Lee
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Larry Stuart-Jones
Scorer: Tony Ross
Duplicate Pairs
Director: Tony Ross
Scorer: Larry Stuart-Jones