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Competitive Doubles

Winning Bridge Conventions Series

Available for download in an eBook Edition

by: Patty Tucker

125pp | ISBN 978-1-55494-789-8

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $16.95        Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $14.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £9.95

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Competitive Doubles
The Winning Bridge Conventions Series
An Honors eBook

Bridge students quickly discover that basic bidding will only get them so far. To improve it is necessary to master a certain number of bidding conventions, and be prepared both to play them and to play against them. Each of the books in this series covers a number of useful conventions, explaining them carefully along with numerous examples and quizzes to help the reader understand what is being learned.

Included in this ebook:

  • Takeout Doubles
  • Negative Doubles
  • Responsive Doubles
  • Snapdragon Doubles
  • Balancing Doubles
  • Re-opening Doubles
  • Support Doubles
  • Maximal Doubles
  • Common Misconceptions
  • Practice Hands

More titles in the Winning Bridge Conventions Series
Conventions after a Notrump Opening
Conventions after a Major Suit Opening
Competitive Bidding
Conventions Useful with Strong Hands
Conventions Useful with 2/1
Slam Bidding Conventions
Defensive Carding & Opening Leads

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About the Author

Patty Tucker

Patty Tucker (Dunwoody, Georgia) is an ABTA Master Bridge Teacher and cofounder of Whirlwind Bridge and Atlanta Junior Bridge. Her success at the bridge table culminated in her victory in the 2000 Baldwin Flight A North American Open Pairs with long-time bridge partner Kevin Collins. Patty and Kevin were married in 2006.

 

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Critics’ Viewpoint

For the advancing player, Patty Tucker\'s series Winning Bridge Conventions is thorough, well-written and enjoyable. best of all they each have many examples that are beautifully laid out on the page. She has done a particularly good job with Competitive Doubles -- this book is suitable for intermediate and better players as well.

— Kitty Cooper    Date: 2014-11-25

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