If anyone has any ideas for additional contents that they would like to see on this website, please contact Rita or Larry in the first instance
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 Group, chicago bridge at St Joseph's Church Hall Oakham: contact Isobel Garwood
Wednesday (afternoon) 2-4.30pm (mid-Sept to mid-April), Oakham Bowling Club, chicago bridge at The Vale Oakham: contact Stephen Popplewell 01572-813286 or James Bartlett (01572-724740, mobile 07473 924082)
Thursday (evening) 6.45-10pm, Rutland Bridge Club, duplicate bridge (EBU-affiliated) at Oakham CofE Primary School: click "Information" in menu (above left) for contacts
Friday (evening) 6.45-10pm, Oakham Bridge Club, duplicate bridge at St Joseph's Church Hall Oakham: 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. 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"
Rutland Bridge Club prides itself on the friendliness of its members towards each other and towards its visitors. Please be aware of the "best behaviour at bridge" ("BB@B") guidelines which the EBU promotes. Click through to read these, together with a statement about the attitude of "zero tolerance" of unacceptable behaviour which the Rutland club wishes to foster
Above: Chairman Ruth Bray.
Welcome to the website of Rutland Duplicate Bridge Club. We are a friendly club meeting every Thursday evening at the Oakham C of E Primary School in Burley Road, Oakham, Rutland. 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
NEW MEMBERS ARE ALWAYS VERY WELCOME
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" at the below
At the AGM on November 1st Chairman Ruth Bray presented the Florrie Lee Memorial Cup for service to the club to Nigel Martin.
Members at play.
Please click through to read some guidelines on simple procedures to help the smooth running of the game, posted on the Mr Bridge website.
Please click through to read particular points of conduct & etiquette which have been emphasised by Matt Betts of the Club Management Focus
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.