Welcome to the Glenfield Bridge Club website.

 

We play bridge at the Glenfield Memorial Hall (LE3 8DL) every Wednesday and at St Bartholomews church hall at Kirby Muxloe (LE9 2AN) every Saturday. Please arrive by 710pm at both venues to allow play to commence at 715pm. If you need a partner for Wednesday please phone Dennis Bradley on 0116 2871145. Partners for Saturday can be found by phoning Nick Daniels on 07765800125.

 

Please click here for a map of the Glenfield Memorial Hall and here for a map of St Bartholomews church hall.

 

Please contact the Webmaster with information of interest to Glenfield members for inclusion on the website.

 

2017/2018 – Division4 – Results

County D

H

20 September 2017

9-3

Analysis

Ashby C

A

4 October 2017

1-11

Analysis

Bradgate CB

H

18 October 2017

5-7

Analysis

Bradgate CR

H

15 November 2017

Loughborough B

A

29 November 2017

County D

A

10 January 2018

Ashby C

H

24 January 2018

Bradgate CB

A

7 February 2018

Bradgate CR

A

7 March 2018

Loughborough B

H

21 March 2018

 

 

Glenfield B

2016/2017 – Division4 – Results

Bradgate CR

A

5 October 2016

7-5

Analysis

Ashby B

H

19 October 2016

5-7

Analysis

Bradgate B

H

2 November 2016

6-6

Analysis

Ashby C

A

16 November 2016

0-12

Analysis

Bradgate CB

A

30 November 2016

7-5

Analysis

Bradgate B

A

4 January 2017

0-12

Analysis

Bradgate CR

H

18 January 2017

7-5

Analysis

Ashby B

A

1 February 2017

12-0

Analysis

Ashby C

H

1 March 2017

8-4

Analysis

Bradgate CB

H

22 March 2017

7-5

Analysis

Tables

 

Glenfield B

2015/2016 – Division4 – Results

County E

H

30 September 2015

10-2

Analysis

Loughborough B

H

14 October 2015

10-2

Analysis

Ashby C

A

28 October 2015

2-10

Analysis

Blaby B

A

11 November 2015

7-5

Analysis

Bradgate C

A

25 November 2015

6-6

Analysis

County E

A

20 January 2016

2-10

Analysis

Loughborough B

A

3 February 2016

5-7

Analysis

Ashby C

H

17 February 2016

6-6

Analysis

Blaby B

H

2 March 2016

7-5

Analysis

Bradgate C

H

23 March 2016

6-6

Analysis

Tables

 

Glenfield B

2014/2015 – Division3 – Results

Leicester University

A

24 September 2014

11-1

Analysis

County E

H

8 October 2014

0-12

Analysis

Kegworth

H

22 October 2014

1-11

Analysis

Grantham B

A

5 November 2014

5-7

Analysis

Loughborough B

H

19 November 2014

5-7

Analysis

Westcotes B

A

3 December 2014

7-5

Analysis

Leicester University

H

7 January 2015

3-9

Analysis

County E

A

21 January 2015

8-4

Analysis

Kegworth

A

4 February 2015

2-10

Analysis

Grantham B

H

18 February 2015

6-6

Analysis

Loughborough B

A

4 March 2015

5-7

Analysis

Westcotes B

H

25 March 2015

2-10

Analysis

Tables

 

2012-13

2012/2013 – Division3 – Results

County E

A

26 September 2012

5-7

Analysis

Hinkley B

H

10 October 2012

9-3

Analysis

Bradgate A

H

24 October 2012

11-1

Analysis

County C

A

7 November 2012

4-8

Analysis

Blaby C

H

21 November 2012

8-4

Analysis

County D

A

5 December 2012

6-6

Analysis

Kegworth

H

19 December 2012

2-10

Analysis

County E

H

9 January 2013

6-6

analysis

Bradgate A

A

6 February 2013

8-4

Analysis

County C

H

20 February 2013

5-7

Analysis

Blaby C

A

6 March 2013

5-7

Analysis

Hinkley B

A

20 March 2013

3-9

Analysis

County D

H

27 March 2013

4-8

Analysis

Kegworth

A

17 April 2013

5-7

Analysis

Tables

2011/2012 – Division4 – Results

Loughborough B

A

21 Sep 2011

4-8

Analysis

Glenfield C

A

5 Oct 2011

0-12

Analysis

Bradgate C

H

19 Oct 2011

8-4

Analysis

Bradgate B

H

2 Nov 2011

8-4

Analysis

County F

A

16 Nov 2011

2 - 10

Analysis

Ashby B

H

30 Nov 2011

12 - 0

Analysis

County E

A

14 Dec 2011

0-12

Analysis

Loughborough B

H

4 Jan 2012

7-7

Analysis

Glenfield C

H

18 Jan 2012

8-4

Analysis

Bradgate C

A

1 Feb 2012

0-12

Analysis

Bradgate B

A

15 Feb 2012

4-8

Analysis

County F

H

29 Feb 2012

4-8

Analysis

Ashby B

A

14 March 2012

3-9

Analysis

County E

H

4 April 2012

3-9

Analysis

Tables

2009-10

 

2009/2010 – Division 3 – Results

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

6

Leicester University

6

Analysis

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

6

Hinkley B

6

Analysis

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

6

Bradgate A

6

Analysis

Barkby

8

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

4

Analysis

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

6

Kegworth

6

Analysis

Blaby B

8

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

4

Analysis

Hinckley B

4

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

8

Analysis

Leicester University

10

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

2

Analysis

Bradgate A

6

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

6

Analysis

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

2

Barkby

10

Analysis

Kegworth

8

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

4

Analysis

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

4

Blaby B

8

Analysis

 

Division 3 2009/10

P

W

D

L

VPs

Barkby

12

10

0

2

96

Blaby B

12

9

1

2

90

Leics University

12

4

2

6

72

Kegworth

12

5

3

4

69

Hinkley B

12

4

2

6

66

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

12

1

5

6

58

Bradgate A

12

1

3

8

53

 

 

 

2008/2009 – Division 3 – Results

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

3

Golf

9

Analysis

Barkby A

8

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

4

Analysis

Leicester University

1

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

11

Analysis

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

6

County C

6

Analysis

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

3

Loughborough University B

9

Analysis

Blaby B

8

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

4

Analysis

Golf

11

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

1

Analysis

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

4

Barkby A

8

Analysis

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

3

Leicester Unitversity

9

Analysis

County C

5

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

7

Analysis

Loughborough University B

4

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

8

Analysis

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

4

Blaby B

8

Analysis

 

Division 3

P

W

D

L

VPs

County C

10

6

1

3

76

Golf

9

6

1

2

67

Blaby B

11

6

0

5

71

Barkby A

9

7

0

2

61

Glenfield Bridge Centre B

12

3

1

8

58

Leicester University

10

3

2

5

52

Loughborough Uni  B

11

1

3

7

47

 

 

Results for previous seasons can be found in the archive.

 

Site Map

Last Updated

31st  December 2007

 

 

 

 

 

1. Home Page

Club News

Glenfield A Fixtures

Glenfield B Fixtures

Forthcoming Events

Links

Master Points

2. Newsletters, Photos and Correspondence

Bulletin Board

April 2003

Xmas Tree Competition

Xmas Party

AGM

 

 

3. Competitions

Chairman’s Prize 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Results Archive

Buildrite Cup

Helen Doughty Memorial Trophy

Club Results

A team results

B team results

C team results

D team results

5. Statistics

Statistics Archive

6. Technical Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.1 Bidding

Strategy

Acol

Psychic Bidding

 Precision

 Blue Club

 

 

6.1.1 Hand Evaluation

Defensive Tricks

Losing Trick Count

Playing Tricks

Point Count

Total Number of Tricks

Passing

 

6.1.2 Opening Bids

One Club

One Diamond

One Heart

One Spade

One No Trump

Pre-empts

 

 

Two Clubs

Two Diamonds

Two Hearts

Two Spades

Two No Trumps

 

 

6.1.3 Responding to an Opening Bid

Simple change of suit

Opener’s Rebid

Responder’s Rebid

Preference

Opener’s Second Rebid

Jump in a new suit

Responding in no trumps

 

Limit Raise

Inverted Minors

 

 

 

 

 

6.1.3.1 Responding to 1NT

Transfers

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.1.3.2 Responding to 2NT

Transfers

Baron

 

 

 

 

 

6.1.4 Conventions

Stayman

Fourth Suit Forcing

Reverse

Crowhurst

 

 

 

6.1.4.1 Conventional Opening Bids

Lucas Twos

Multi Two Diamonds

Weak Twos

 

 

 

 

6.1.4.2 Competitive Conventions

Jump Overcall

Lebensohl

Unassuming Cue Bid

Unusual No Trump

Continuing after opponent’s take out double

Take out Double

Cue Bid

 

Fishbein

Defence to 1NT

Halmic

1NT Overcall

Redouble

Simple Overcall

 

6.1.4.3 Slam Conventions

Blackwood

Gerber

Roman Key Card Blackwood

Splinter

Jump to 5 of a suit

Grand Slam Force

Acol Four No Trump Opening

 

Asking Bids

DOPI and ROPI

 

 

 

 

 

6.1.5 Doubles

Optional

Penalty

 Lead Directional

 

 

 

 

6.1.6 The Protective Position

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.2 Declarer Play

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.2.1 General Technique

End Play

Squeeze

Finesse

Lose tricks early

Pin

Avoidance

Restricted Choice

6.2.2 Trump Management

Ruffing

Ruffing Losers before drawing trumps

Trump Coup

Ruffing Finesse

Loser on Loser

Coping with bad splits

Cross Ruff

 

Dummy Reversal

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.3 Defence

Second Player

Signals

Third Player

Play the cards you are known to have

 

 

 

6.3.1 Defensive Tactics

Forcing Defence

Passive Defence

Merrimac Coup

 

 

 

 

6.3.2 Opening Leads

Fourth Highest

Third and Fifth

MUD

Top of Nothing

 

 

 

6.3.3 Plays in Third Hand

Finesse Against Dummy

Finesse Against Partner

 

 

 

 

 

6.3.4 Entry Management

Unblocking

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.4 Probability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.5 Glossary of Terms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 Through the Pack