On Monday Evening Margaret Aitchison & Chris Longthorn led a three table Full Howell movement with 61.00. The numbers may have been low, but the quality was high: average handicap was 50.95%.
On Tuesday Afternoon eleven tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Terry Leary & Richard Gibson led North / South with 62.73; East / West was topped by Cynthia Martin & Malcolm Fawcett with 58.41.
In our summer pairs handicap competition, out of the regular partnerships, Jane Walker & Margaret Aitchison lead with 60.05, only a tiny margin ahead of Maria Smith & Patti Jarvis. Carol Broadhurst & Maxine Ross are less than 1% behind these two. Looking forward to fierce competition over the last few weeks of the competition.
Negative Doubles was the topic on Wednesday Morning. Four tables practised a variety of situations, talking about the outcomes on each board.
On Thursday Morning the topic was Counting Cards and High Card Points. Players practised and discussed a variety of situations, finding how useful detailed observation of cards played, related to the auction, can be. Definitely challenging to observe, remember and reason.
On Thursday Afternoon six and a half tables played Hesitation Mitchell movement. Margaret Aitchison & David Reed led with 57.92; second were Don Prowse & Pauline Smith with 56.19.
Out of regular Thursday Afternoon players, the current Champagne Individual Handicap leaders are Pauline Smith and John Cockburn, though Margaret Aitchison and Judy Spring Blagden are close behind.
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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
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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