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12th August

Last week, during our popular short duplicate Monday Afternoon last week, ten and a half tables played a Web Mitchell movement. Judy Douglas & Diana Kinch got the best North / South result with 62.50; East / West was led by Brenda Berger & Pauline Batchelor with 61.11.

​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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Lutterworth Bridge Club

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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Bridge 1 Getting Started
Bridge 1

Bridge 1, Getting Started, consists of 10 two hour sessions, usually at the same time each week. It is run up to three times a year. No previous knowledge of bridge, or even card games, is required.

The course is for players who want to take things right from the beginning so you do not even need to have played cards before. The lessons take you at a gentle pace through the things you need to know to participate in a game of duplicate bridge. You will get a folder and build up a volume of colour hand outs and quizzes. This introductory course covers:

  • Playing cards: suits, ranks, dealing, sorting
  • Duplicate boards: how to use them
  • Following suit; play in no trumps and with trumps
  • Declarer and defence play introduction
  • Evaluating a hand using high card points
  • The bridge auction: using bidding boxes, meaning of bids
  • Opening 1NT, responses with balanced or unbalanced hands
  • Opening 1 of a suit; limit responses
  • Change of suit reply; limit re-bids
  • Non-vulnerable scoring; part score and game bonuses

By the end of the course you will know enough to join our Wednesday morning novice/social practice session. We would suggest that you then play weekly in that session until you feel ready to take some more lessons in our Fundamentals of ACOL (Bridge 2) course.

Players are welcome to attend a first session without obligation. Please see our fees section for costs, and the calendar section for lesson schedule.