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
At the AGM on November 1st Chairman Ruth Bray presented the Florrie Lee Memorial Cup for service to the club to Nigel Martin.
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 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
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" on this page
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday (evening) 6.45-10pm, OAKHAM BRIDGE CLUB, duplicate bridge at St Joseph's Church Meeting Room Oakham: see its website, www.bridgewebs.com/oakham; 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"
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.