Our popular short duplicate Monday Afternoon last week, nine tables played a Web Mitchell movement. Don Prowse & Pauline Smith got the best North / South result with 63.39; East / West was led by Brenda Berger & Pauline Batchelor with 57.59.
Geoff Bennett & Max Kynoch led a six and a half table Hesitation Mitchell movement on Monday Evening with 60.83. Chris Longthorn & Margaret Aitchison were second with 60.00.
This order is also reflected in the Founders Championship pairs competition. Geoff & Max averaging 6.15 place points to Chris & Margaret's 5.25. Expect this competition to hot up during the rest of the season.
On Tuesday Afternoon ten tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Ann Burrage & Anne Pettitt led North / South with 62.80; East / West was topped by Maria Smyth & Patti Jarvis with 63.39.
The top three places in our summer pairs handicap competition are separated by less one 1%, with another three pairs very close behind. The competition closes at the end of September, so the next few weeks are critical!
Unbalanced, but weak, opening hands was the topic on Wednesday Morning. Five tables practised a variety of situations, talking about the outcomes on each board.
Giving attitude and count signals in defence play was the topic on our second regular themed practice session on Thursday Morning. We practised a variety of situations, talking about the outcomes on each board.
On Thursday Afternoon six and a half tables played a Hesitation Mitchell movement. Margaret Aitchison & David Reed led with 57.92; in second place were Don Prowse & Pauline Smith with 56.19.
Out of our regular Thursday Afternoon players Pauline Smith and John Cockburn lead the current Champagne Individual Handicap round with Margaret Aitchison in third place.
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Danetre Bridge Club meets on Wednesday Evenings in Daventry - click to visit their web site
Lutterworth Bridge Club, meets on Wednesday evenings (7pm), at Cotesbach Village Hall. You’ll find quality EBU affiliated bridge played in a good spirit.
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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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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.
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Rugby Village Bridge Club is affiliated to NCBA. They run leagues and competitions for clubs and members.
Lutterworth Bridge Club is a few miles north of Rugby. Lutterworth Bridge Club, meets on Wednesday evenings (7pm), at Cotesbach Village Hall. You’ll find quality EBU affiliated bridge played in a good spirit.
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WCBA is the county organisation for most EBU affiliated duplicate bridge clubs in Warwickshire, Coventry and Birmingham. They run many competitions and an excellent programme for Improvers.
Coventry and North Warwickshire is a major bridge club with custom built bridge playing facilities. Thirty minutes from Rugby, in Binley on the East side of Coventry, there are a variety of duplicate pairs evenings and teaching on offer.
They also run the Coventry Pairs League, once a month during the winter season. With five or six divisions, it's a chance to play the same cards as, and in the same room as some county, national and international players.
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