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17th June

On Monday Afternoon  six and a half tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Graham Clarke & Felicity White got the best North / South result with 65.00; East / West was led by Bill & Lyn Stubbins with 65.71.

Maxine Ross & Terry Leary led a six and a half table Hesitation Mitchell movement on Monday Evening with 60.00.

Out of regular partnerships, this latest event in the Founders Championship pairs competition puts Chris Longthorn & Margaret Aitchison with Kala Chauhan & Wilma Kiernan jointly in the top spot with Geoff Bennett & Mak Kynoch in third. Looks like being a hot contest this year.

On Tuesday Afternoon ten tables played a two-winner Mitchell movement. Brian Jacks & Don Prowse led North / South with 63.39; East / West was topped by Edwige Quick & Sue Robards with 61.01..

Early showers in our summer pairs handicap competition include Brian Jacks & Don Prowse; Margaret Aitchison & Terry Leary; Brian Mawby & David Reed. Only about a quarter of the events played so far.

Take Out Doubles was the topic on Wednesday Morning. Five tables practised a variety of situations, talking about the outcomes on each board.

Fourth Suit Forcing was the topic on Thursday Morning. Eigght players practised a variety of situations, talking about the outcomes on each board.

On Thursday Afternoon five full tables played a three quarter Howell movement. Peter & Vera Iredale led with 60.42.

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

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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.