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Duplicate Bridge at Home

by: Mark Horton
      Fred Gitelman

184pp | Paperback | ISBN 978-1-897106-34-1

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $21.95        Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $19.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £12.95

Categories: General Interest

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About the Book

Do you like playing bridge with friends, but hate it when they get all the cards? Relax! Your troubles are over. Using this book, you can play your own one-table duplicate game at home, and eliminate the luck of the deal completely. You'll compare your score with what others have done on exactly the same cards in online competition.

Everything you need to play (except the cards!) is included here: 120 predealt hands, scorecards, scoring tables for both matchpoints and IMPs, guide cards, and even an expert commentary that explains how the bidding and play ought to go.

Playing duplicate bridge at home has these advantages:

  • Eliminate the luck of the deal - what matters is how you and your partner bid and play with the same cards as everyone else who has played the same deal.
  • Compare scores with players of all levels who have played the same deal on Bridge Base Online.
  • Score your game using either matchpoints or IMPs, and get your score immediately after each deal if you wish.
  • Read the commentary on each deal by BRIDGE Magazine editor Mark Horton and compare your own bidding and play.
  • Play as many or as few deals as you want - at your own pace.

You'll find it quick and easy to set up your home game. Duplicate Bridge at Home will provide you with many hours of fun and enjoyment as you play a real bridge competition in the comfort of your own home.

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About the Author

Mark Horton

Mark Horton (born 1950) is a British author, journalist and expert on bridge, as well as a former lawyer and chess champion. He was editor of Bridge Magazine from 1995-2017 and is now the owner and editor of A New Bridge Magazine as well as being Chief Editor to the World Bridge Federation and the European Bridge League . He currently lives in Sutton Benger in the UK with his wife Liz.

 

Fred Gitelman

Fred Gitelman (Las Vegas) has a trophy case full of world championship medals, many of them earned playing for his native Canada. He is known throughout the world as a leading designer and producer of bridge software, while his web site, Bridge Base Online, is the most popular bridge-playing site on the Net.

 

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