On our popular short duplicate Monday Afternoon nine tables played a Web Mitchell movement. Brenda Berger & Brian Philips got the best North / South result with 55.80; East / West was led by Chris Longthorn & Graham Shaw with 62.05.
Kala Chauhan & Graham Clarke led a six table table Double Hesitation Mitchell movement on Monday Evening with Peter Iredale & Edward White were second with 57.08.
On Tuesday Afternoon ten tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Brian Mawby & David Reed led North / South with 62.50; East / West was topped by Carole Broadhurst & Maxine Ross with 59.23.
1NT Overcalls and partner's response was the topic on Wednesday Morning. five and a half tables practised a variety of situations, talking about the outcomes on each board.
Playing Suit Contracts was the topic on Thursday Morning. Four players practised a variety of situations, talking about the outcomes on each board.
On Thursday Afternoon seven and a half tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Chris Longthorn & John Cockburn led North / South with 58.73; East / West was topped by Terry Leary & Maxine Ross with 64.93.
On Saturday Leicester County Bridge Association held a Green Pointed Swiss Pairs at the new County Club premises. From the club, Nicky & Jim Bainbridge came about half way down the field and Sue Robards & Daphne Rourke also braved the event.
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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.
Chris and Lo, joint winners with David and Brian.
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Congratulations to this round's winners Judy & Pauline.
Jim Bainbridge (left) presents the trophy. Congratulations to Isobel Ross and Frank Grace.
Winners are John Jarvis and David Edwards.
Graham Clarke, left, presents prize to John Jarvis.
We have three pairs in the top ten out of a field of 111 pairs
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The EBU have announced the Master Point Champions for 2017. At RVBC:
1 Jim Bainbridge 1994 Master Points….
2 David Reed 1935
3 Brian Mawby 1546
Well done all, especially Jim😚♥ ♥ ♥
Well Done Roy and Graham for an amazing 20 correct answers
2017 France Xmas Quiz WITH ANSWERS.pdf
Second Place: Pauline and Wilma (Centre)
Winners: Malcolm and Max (Outside)
Congratulations to Marilyn and David North. The Summer Handicap Pairs is based on the results from Tuesday Afternoons from May to Sept. Handicaps are based on the previous year's performance on Tuesday Afternoons. All pairs of RVBC members are automatically entered.
Well done Jane Reed & Margaret Aitchison!
Rugby Village were the winners of Division 3 of the Northants Inter Club League and have regained the Manning Salver. Maggie Jones, Northants secretary, presented Jim Bainbridge with it at the AGM last week.
In 2016, the highest accumulators of master points were: Brian Mawby:1811; David Reed:1668;Jim Bainbridge1598.
RVBC is lucky enough to be invited to put two teams of four into this delightful event. While the event is always played in a really friendly and pleasant atmosphere, the field is always strong with some of the best players in the region turning out. So Malcolm and Max with Nicky and Jim are thrilled to have won it this year. Ed and Ishar White with Peter and Vera Iredale also played but clearly concentrated on enjoying the excellent lunch, wine, gorgeous day and excellent company!
Well Done Robyn and Roy!
This competition runs from May to September. RVBC members playing on a Tuesday Afternoon are automatically entered.
Congratulations to Dennis and Cynthia
David Reed & Brian Mawby
Thanks so much to everyone who helped out.
Nicky presented David Reed & Brian Mawby with the RVBC Founders Championship Pairs Trophy.
Malcolm Melrose and Max Kynoch
Janet O'Connor and Zena Hutchinson
Brian Thorpe and John McDermott being presented with the tropy by Chris Cooper (in the middle).
Congratulations Ishar and Ed White!
Jim Bainbridge (right) presents Adrian Williams (left) and Don Prowse with the Founders Trophy.
Graham Clarke presents the trophy to winners Carol and Geoff Davies.
David Reed and Cecilia Walker
Division 1 Division 2 Prepared by Nicky Bainbridge 26/08/2014 Page 1