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24th June

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.

Danetre 25 Year Celebration
Danetre 25 Year Celebration
When the bridge is too hard.....
When the bridge is too hard.....

We serve unlimited tea, coffee and biscuits in each session, and we believe you should enjoy them. Mugs and cups are always provided and are washed hygienically in a dishwasher.

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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.