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25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know: Practice Makes Perfect

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

You asked for it! 25 Conventions You Should Know has sold more than 250,000 copies since it was first published, and continues to top the bridge bestseller lists. Over the years, readers have suggested that it would be an even better book if it offered some way to practice what they had learned. Well, here it is: a brief summary of each of t...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-029-9


25 More Bridge Conventions You Should Know

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

Are you ready for the next 25 conventions? If you're comfortable with the material in Barbara Seagram's best-selling first book, then you're ready to move on to the more sophisticated bidding gadgets in this one. Even if you don't want to add all these to your own system, you need to be familiar with them because you'll find your opponents using th...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-65-9


25 Steps to Learning 2/1

Paul Thurston

Are you ready to switch over to todays most popular new bidding method? If you know how to bid using Standard American,you can make the move to the modern Two-over-One system using the 25 easy Steps contained in this book. Among the topics covered are: - How Two-over-One changes your basic system and approach - Which parts of your system don’...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-46-8


25 Ways to Compete in the Bidding

Barbara Seagram & Marc Smith

A follow-up book from the author team that produced the award-winning and best-selling 25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know. Aimed at the same novice/social/intermediate player as their first book in the award-winning '25' series, this new title deals with competitive auctions in which the opponents have opened the bidding. This is the most comple...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-22-2


25 Ways to Take More Tricks as Declarer

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

Take more tricks whenever you play the hand! Isn't that what being a good declarer is all about? However good or bad partner's bidding may be, once the dummy comes down, it's up to you, the declarer, to make the best of it. And in this book, in 25 easy steps, you'll learn how. Join master bridge teachers Barbara Seagram and David Bird as they first...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-47-5


25 Ways to be a Better Defender

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

Defense is the hardest part of playing bridge, but that doesn't mean that it's impossible to learn. In the final book of the bestselling '25' series, the authors explain how to make a plan as a defender: how to work out from the auction and play what declarer probably has, and which of the strategies available to defenders is likely to be successfu...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-11-2


365 Winning Bridge Tips

Danny Kleinman

Can you learn from the errors of others? Here is a collection of problems, mostly very simple ones, that gave a variety of players, mostly "intermediate" but including occasional beginners and experts, some trouble. You won't find bidding problems worthy of the Master Solvers' Club (a monthly Bridge World feature), declarer-play problems fit for ...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-04-4


52 Bridge Mistakes to Avoid

David Bird

Why are the world's top players so successful? They make very few basic mistakes! Players at a less exalted level often make the same mistakes over and over again throughout their bridge careers. In this book you will see 52 of the most frequent mistakes — in bidding, play and defense. The chapter on each mistake will contain several deals where ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-151-7


A Bridge to Inspired Declarer Play

Julian Laderman

This book addresses the thought processes that novice declarers must develop and practice. What features of a bridge hand lead an expert to select the correct line of play from all those available? The carefully chosen examples in this book will help advancing players to recognize those features and take action accordingly. Praise for Julian Laderm...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-44-0


A Bridge to Simple Squeezes (Second Edition)

Julian Laderman

What do you see? DUMMY ♠ 4 3 DECLARER ♠ A K Q 2 If your answer is 'Three top spade winners,' your vision can be improved! You should see 'Three top spade winners and squeeze possibilities using the ♠2 as a threat card.' Just this one rather ordinary suit should start you dreaming about squeezes. In this book, learning to recognize...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-26-6


A Complete System for the Tournament Bridge Player

Tuğrul Kaban

This book is designed as a ready-made complete system for the tournament player. The system framework is 2/1, which is laid bare in the first part of the book. Then comes the author’s choice of conventions and methods to cover all practical aspects of bidding and carding, taking each part of the convention card in turn. Some of the con...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-156-2


A Great Deal of Bridge Problems

Julian Pottage

Winner of the IBPA Book of the Year award, this collection of nearly 200 problems is divided into categories such as Sensational Slams, Trump Teasers, Notrump Niceties and Crafty Continuations, among others. This is the greatest bridge problem collection, ever! Any questions? — Ron Garber I enjoyed this book immensely. Julian Pottage writes ...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-784-3


A Modern Approach to Two-Over-One

Ken Eichenbaum

Get Out of the Stone Age For those of you who wish to expand your horizons, this book may be the answer you have been looking for. A Modern Approach to Two-Over-One was written for the player who already uses a basic two-over-one approach, but is looking for more comprehensive methods to “glue” his system together. Special modern treatment...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-764-5


A Simpler Blue Club - Mississauga Style

Dan Berkley

Keep it Simple Strong club bidding systems dominated the world of bridge until a few decades ago. The reason? The system thinks for you, the experts say. The experts are right: if you stick to the rules, the system leads you effortlessly to the right decision. The drawback? It is complicated. This book presents a simplified and modernized vers...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-189-0


A Treasury of Bidding Tips

Eddie Kantar

Second edition, revised and updated. Twenty years ago, Kantar set about distilling his bridge wisdom into a trilogy of books for the intermediate player, one each on Bidding, Play and Defense.  Each consisted of several hundred short Tips, and the author believes that any reader who absorbs even a fraction of them will improve his or her game...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-90-7


Accurate Cardplay

Terence Reese & Roger Trézel

In the 1970s, two of the best bridge writers of all time collaborated on a series of eight small books on aspects of card play at bridge.  These books have long been out of print, and are being republished now in two combined volumes, edited and updated by BRIDGE magazine editor Mark Horton. Accurate Cardplay is the first of these two books,...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-014-5


Back Through the Pack

Julian Pottage

'Life's tough being an ace.' On everyone's list of all-time favorite bridge books is Right Through the Pack by Robert Darvas and Norman Hart. Published just after the end of World War II, the book presents 52 tales using exquisite deals, one for each of the cards in the deck. Now, decades later, Julian Pottage has collected 104 deals - two for ea...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-783-6


Barbara's Bridge Tips

Barbara Seagram

Whether you have been playing for a while or you're not very experienced, this book will help you to move your game up to the next level. The tips cover all aspects of bridge - bidding, play and defense. Advice and examples are drawn from material Barbara Seagram has developed for her students over the last twenty years - it's like having your own ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-061-9


Becoming a Bridge Expert

Frank Stewart

A compendium of advice for the improving player from one of North America's best-known bridge teachers and writers. Each tip is bite-sized - 3-4 pages in length - so the reader can dip in briefly and still take away an important idea. As well as the usual sections on bidding, play and defense, the author includes much advice on the psychological as...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-27-7


Better Signalling Now

Mark Horton

DO BETTER ON DEFENSE! Defense is the hardest aspect of bridge, in part because the defenders have less information to work with than the declarer does. That's why it is so important for them to communicate, and why a solid understanding of basic signalling methods is critical. The first edition of this book was published many years ago, under the...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-025-1


Bid More, Play More, Enjoy More, Win More: Expanded and Updated

Matthew Thomson

This expanded and updated second edition includes: two-overone as a game force, competitive bidding strategies, passed hand responding, harpening your tools, winning against experts and details of the author’s favorite Aspro Two openings. Expand your Bridge Horizons Adoption of the bridge advice and strategies presented in this book into you...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-164-7


Bid More, Play More, Enjoy More, Win More: First Edition

Matthew Thomson

Expand your Bridge Horizons Adoption of the bridge advice and strategies presented in this book into your game will result in you bidding more, declaring more, winning more, and enjoying your bridge more. The author's advice is to always evaluate your hand, and to show your "shape before strength". Better contracts and better bridge w...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-774-4


Bidding at Bridge: A Quizbook

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

Declarer Play at Bridge: a Quizbook, by the same author team, was named the 2013 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers’ Association.  Building on the success of that title, this book gives the near-beginner a chance to practice the principles on which sound bidding is based, from the opening bid onward. This is not just a series ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-018-3


Bridge Conventions in Depth

Matthew Granovetter & Pamela Granovetter

These wonderful agreements and gadgets turn your everyday bidding system into something personal, something that fits the exact style that you and your partner want to play. And now you can choose from some seventy expert-level ideas to add to your bidding arsenal, quickly and painlessly. In this book you'll find: Basic Conventions — the Re...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-56-7


Bridge Endplays for Everyone*

David Bird

The endplay is an aspect of declarer play at bridge that many players think is beyond them. Yet while endplays can be extremely complex, the basic principles are not. Five years ago, David Bird wrote Bridge Squeezes for Everyone, a book about an even more complex topic that has become a modern classic. Using the same straightforward, conversational...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-36-5


Bridge Entry Techniques

David Bird

The Essence of Bridge Planning This book is packed with techniques and tips on the subject of entry management, both for declarer and the defenders. A clear understanding of this topic is vital when the dummy goes down and you stop to plan your campaign. Part I contains 69 instructive deals on entries from declarer's point of view. The featured...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-219-4


Bridge Master Versus Bridge Amateur

Mark Horton

Why aren't you an expert bridge player? What makes a bridge expert, and why does he or she always come out on top compared to the average club player? No, it's not the ability to execute esoteric squeezes and endplays — they simply don't come up enough to account for the way the experts consistently win against weaker opposition. It's much mo...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-22-8


Bridge Outside the Box with Val Kovachev

Dennis Dawson, Charlie Wilkins & Val Kovachev

Val’s bids are sometimes outrageous, but he always bases them on logic. He believes in following his logic wherever it may lead, not in following a bunch of ‘rules’. Val takes more risks than most players. His goal is to push opponents out of their comfort zones and help his partner find the best lead, even if at some risk. He makes as fe...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-226-2


Bridge Problems for a New Millennium

Julian Pottage

In this quiz book, British author Julian Pottage has compiled a set of challenges that will test the reader's ability both as declarer and on defense. The hands are organized by theme, so readers are able to concentrate on a particular aspect of card-play if they wish....

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-28-4


Bridge Squeezes for Everyone

David Bird

Did you always think squeezes were too difficult? Or perhaps you know the basics but now you want to learn about more complex and advanced squeeze positions? If you fit either of these categories, or even if you just want to improve your understanding of an important aspect of declarer play, this book is for you....

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-42-0


Bridge and the Romantics

Nick Smith

It is June 1822. Percy Shelley is planning a new bridge book. It will feature the most dazzling, difficult deals ever published, the bridge of the gods… But before he leaves on his ill-fated trip to Livorno, Shelley only has time to send his publisher a short ‘Declarer Play Problems’ pamphlet. Nick Smith, however, has unearth...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-197-5


Bridge at the Breakfast Table

Paul Thurston

Former Canadian champion Paul Thurston writes a daily bridge column in the National Post, one of Canada's two national newspapers. This is a collection of some of his best and most interesting articles — tips, oddities, and just plain interesting deals and stories. The perfect book for those long summer evenings at the cottage!...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-71-6


Bridge at the Edge

Boye Brogeland & David Bird

An in-depth ‘over-the-shoulder’ look at top-level bridge. While describing almost 200 deals that he played in World and European Championships, one of the world’s best players, Boye Brogeland, discusses bidding and cardplay, as well as his approach to the mental side of the game. A fascinating glimpse into the thought processes of a champio...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-81-5


Bridge on a Shoestring

Michael Schoenborn

A fictionalized account of growing up as a bridge player in Toronto in the 1960s and 1970s, based closely on the author’s own experiences.  Great characters, great stories, great bridge hands – what more could you want?...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-012-1


Bridge with Another Perfect Partner

John Carruthers

Bridge with a Perfect Partner, by P. F. Saunders, was published in 1976. Many read and delighted in Saunders’ articles in Bridge Magazine (U.K.), and Saunders’ character Wilson, according to the flyleaf of the book, is “... an austere character, whose scholarly discourses are enlivened by frequent flashes of mordant wit.&rdq...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-072-5


Bridge with Bells and Whistles

Mary Ann Dufresne & Marion Ellingsen

There are plenty of bridge books for serious players, and also a number of books for raw beginners. However, very little has been published for the player who has completed the Basic course and is now ready to add a few ‘bells and whistles’ to his or her game. This book conducts a thorough review of all the bidding ideas and concepts en...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-69-3


Bumblepuppy Days

Julian Laderman

The origins of the game of bridge have been shrouded in mystery... but no longer.  Tracing the development of the game and the fascinating characters who played it from whist through to auction bridge and eventually contract, the author reveals the missing link, and demonstrates how the world's most popular card game came into being. Addi...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-003-9


Card Play Technique or The Art of Being Lucky (2nd ed.)

Victor Mollo & Nico Gardener

First published in 1955, this comprehensive survey of declarer play and defense has been very hard to find for the last decade. It is perhaps the single most-requested out of print bridge book, and is widely regarded as the best intermediate-level book on card play ever written. Gardener’s technical expertise and Mollo’s witty writing style ...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-97-6


Challenge Your Declarer Play

Danny Roth

In this quiz book, the well-known author, Danny Roth, has compiled a set of challenges that will test readers' ability as a declarer, and at the same time, introduce some stratagems that may be unfamiliar. The hands are tougher than those in Focus on Declarer Play, and they are not presented in the same teaching mode, rather, they are in a random o...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-20-8


Clever Plays in the Trump Suit

David Bird

An intermediate-level discussion of declarer play, this book focuses on the power of the trump suit. Its subjects include trump timing – should you draw all the defenders’ trumps straight away, some of their trumps, or perhaps perform some other vital task first? – and situations where you need to unblock in the trump suit or to put a defend...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-72-3


Close Encounters Book 1: Bridge's Greatest Matches

Eric Kokish & Mark Horton

Close Encounters is a two-book series that describes some of the most memorable bridge matches of the last fifty years. It features titanic struggles for World and National titles, involving the greatest players from North America and Europe. There are amazing comebacks, down to the wire finishes, overtime victories, and an insight into how th...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-028-2


Close Encounters Book 2: Bridge's Greatest Matches

Eric Kokish & Mark Horton

Close Encounters is a two-book series that describes some of the most memorable bridge matches of the last fifty years. It features titanic struggles for World and National titles, involving the greatest players from North America and Europe. There are amazing comebacks, down to the wire finishes, overtime victories, and an insight into how th...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140- 045-9


Clues from the Bidding at Bridge

Julian Pottage

Defenders invariably base their strategy on declarer's bidding. Yet so often declarers fail to return the compliment: they flail away without a thought of what the defenders have or have not done. Just one bid from an opponent may tip off declarer to the winning play - perhaps warning of a bad break or that a finesse is doomed. When the defenders h...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-96-3


Combining Your Chances

Danny Roth

The first book in Danny Roth's new intermediate-level series on declarer play, this book covers topics that, once mastered, will bring any intermediate player an immediate improvement in their scores. Topics include: to finesse or play for the drop (why not both?), loser-on-loser plays, entries, disposing of losers, and much more. The overal...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-073-2


Coming Back To Bridge

Paul Goldfinger

Has it been a long time since you played bridge? Bridge is a game that people often decide to learn as empty-nesters. There are also those who learned the game when they were younger -- but while they would like to start playing again, they are nervous about how much the game may have changed. There are new ways of bidding, new conventions, and o...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-062-6


Constructive Bidding 401

Stephen Paul

Constructive Bidding 401 is the first of two books that provides advancing partnerships a complete and consistent framework in the form of a bidding system for competition in stratified tournaments at higher levels. This first book emphasizes the importance of working with your partner. Concepts of teamwork from the business world are prese...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-242-2


Constructive Bidding 402

Stephen Paul

This book is a follow-up to Constructive Bidding 401, which introduced the teamwork and structure needed for a complete bidding system. Together, the two books provide advancing partnerships a complete and consistent framework in the form of a bidding system for competition in stratified tournaments at higher levels. Book ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-243-9


Conventions Today

Brian Senior

Learn the Latest and Greatest The best and most popular conventions in every area of bidding explained. Whatever your preferred system of bidding, you and your partner will inevitably play a number of conventions. This book will not only help you to decide what to incorporate into your partnership's armory, but also help you to understand the many...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-026-8


Countdown to Winning Bridge

Tim Bourke & Marc Smith

System Requirements: IBM compatible PC, Windows 95,97 or NT; 10 Mb free hard disk space; CD-ROM drive; 8 Mb RAM; at least 800 x 600 screen resolution. Software by Bridge Base Inc. As declarer or defender, counting the hand is the one thing that will help your play the most. But how do you keep track of those cards? This software will show you how. ...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-31-0


Countdown to Winning Bridge

Tim Bourke & Marc Smith

Did you ever notice how the bridge experts always seem to know where every card is? How their finesses always seem to succeed? How their guesses are nearly always perfect? This book won't teach you to play quite that well, but it will introduce you to some very simple techniques that the experts use on play and defense. As declarer or defender, cou...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-05-5


Counting at Bridge

Dianne Aves

Bridge teachers emphasize to their students the importance of counting -- points, distribution, tricks, and so on. But it's hard to teach and even harder to learn, let alone assimilate to the point where counting becomes automatic as one is playing. This book introduces the concept of counting for newer players, and helps them to begin acquiring a ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-065-7


Deceptive Card Play (The Bridge Technique Series 5)

David Bird & Marc Smith

Short and full of practical examples, each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridg...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-25-3


Defend These Hands With Me

Julian Pottage

Julian Pottage worked on a number of books with the late Terence Reese, and this one pays homage to a man who was arguably the best bridge writer of his time. One of Reese's classics, Play these hands with me, pioneered the 'over-the-shoulder' style of bridge writing. What that book did for declarer play, the present one does for defense: readers c...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-08-2


Defend or Declare?

Julian Pottage

In 2003, Julian Pottage’s ‘Play or Defend?’ was the IBPA Book of the Year. An unusual problem format, it gave the reader all four hands and challenged them to analyze the deal and decide whether they wanted to play or defend. This sequel comprises 72 problems, presented in the same unique fashion, and will appeal to the same readership....

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-88-4


Defense On The Other Hand

David Bird & Larry Cohen

A unique way to study defense In their previous book together, On the Other Hand, David Bird and Larry Cohen presented cardplay instruction in a novel way. 100 pairs of deals were shown - one described by David and the other by Larry. The deals looked similar (in some cases very similar) but an entirely different line of play was necessary to ma...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-211-8


Defensive Play at Bridge: A Quizbook

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

This Interactive CD-ROM is based on a best-selling book. Its companion volume, Declarer Play at Bridge: a Quizbook was named 2013 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. Two of the world's best bridge teachers give you the chance to learn and practice defensive play, giving you advice and feedback every step of the way. Anima...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-007-7


Defensive Play at Bridge: A Quizbook

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand, by the same author team, was named the 2010 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers’ Association. Building on the success of that title, this book gives the near-beginner a chance to practice the principles on which sound defensive play is based, from the opening lead on. This is not just a series o...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-92-1


Defensive Signaling at Bridge

David Bird

The author begins this thorough discussion of a neglected but vital topic by examining the real purpose of defensive signalling, and the basic kinds of signals that are available. He goes on to recommend a comprehensive set of signalling agreements, and analyzes more complex situations in the light of these agreements. Most of the chapters are foll...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-63-1


Defensive Signals

Marshall Miles

Regarded as one of the best ever written on the topic of signaling, this book will help you defend better regardless of your experience or skill level. It explains several ways to describe your holding which are commonly used by experts but not generally known. It compares new methods with old, including the pros and cons of upside-down versus stan...

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ISBN: 978-177140-246-0


Defensive Tips for Bad Card Holders

Eddie Kantar

Second edition, revised and updated. Twenty years ago, Kantar set about distilling his bridge wisdom into a trilogy of books for the intermediate player, one each on Bidding, Play and Defense.  Each consisted of several hundred short Tips, and the author believes that any reader who absorbs even a fraction of them will improve his or her game...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-89-1


Don't be Fooled! Countering Deception at Bridge

Danny Roth

Many books have been written on falsecards and other deceptive plays at the bridge table. However, there is very little help available for the player who wants to learn how to recognize when the opponents are trying something sneaky, and what can be done in terms of counter-measures. This book fills that gap – readers will learn the most ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-051-0


Easier Done Than Said

Prakash K. Paranjape

We have all seen bridge experts make plays that are elegant and simple, yet brilliant - with an instinct and insight apparently out of the reach of the everyday player. But they don't have to be. Study the hands in this book, all of which are taken from actual club and tournament play, and you'll see how the logic of each situation leads to a play ...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-00-0


Eddie Kantar Teaches Advanced Bridge Defense

Eddie Kantar

System Requirements: IBM compatible PC, Windows 95,97 or NT; 10 Mb free hard disk space; CD-ROM drive; 8 Mb RAM; at least 800 x 600 screen resolution. Software by Bridge Base Inc. Eddie Kantar teaches Advanced Bridge Defense - Interactive CD-ROM Edition is based on the bestseller that was named 1999 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers ...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-10-9


Eddie Kantar Teaches Modern Bridge Defense

Eddie Kantar

American Bridge Teachers Association Book of the Year Award winner Eddie Kantar's various beginner books have sold hundreds of thousands of copies in ten different languages, not least because of his unique style and the humor that he introduces into the learning process. Modern Bridge Defense is intended to cover the basic concepts of bridge defen...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-02-4


Eddie Kantar Teaches Topics in Declarer Play

Eddie Kantar

System Requirements: IBM compatible PC, Windows 95,97 or NT; 10 Mb free hard disk space; CD-ROM drive; 8 Mb RAM; at least 800 x 600 screen resolution. Software by Bridge Base Inc. Eddie Kantar teaches Topics in Declarer Play - Interactive CD-ROM Edition is based on the bestselling book of the same name. The ideas (entry management, suit establishme...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-60-4


Eddie Kantar Teaches Topics in Declarer Play at Bridge

Eddie Kantar

Kantar's two-book series on Bridge Defense ( Modern Bridge Defense and Advanced Bridge Defense) won an ABTA Book of the Year Award in 1999. This new book addresses a more popular topic, using a similar approach. While not a comprehensive treatment of declarer play at bridge, this book deals with specific topics exhaustively, and will be invaluable ...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-53-6


Eliminations and Throw Ins (The Bridge Technique Series 4)

David Bird & Marc Smith

Short and full of practical examples, each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridg...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-24-6


Enhanced Precision: Fourth edition

Ron Beall

About the Fourth Edition When I completed the third edition of Enhanced Precision, I believed (or at least hoped!) that it would be the final version. But many people made suggestions for improvements and I finally succumbed to writing what I now believe (or at least hope!) will be the ultimate system (knowing full well that there is no ulti...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-798-0


Entry Management (The Bridge Technique Series 1)

David Bird & Marc Smith

Short and full of practical examples, each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridg...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-17-8


Falsecards (2nd edition)

Mike Lawrence

The definitive book on (legally) pulling the wool over your opponents’ eyes. Even if you don’t want to get into more esoteric situations, there are times at the bridge table when playing a misleading card is essential if you are to have any chance of an optimum result. This new edition of a classic from Mike Lawrence includes a number of ideas ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-010-7


Famous Bridge Swings

David Bird

Learn from their Mistakes After a hard-fought match or perhaps a weekend of matchpoint play, it is well worth the effort to look at all your bad boards and see if any lessons can be learned. In this book you will have the chance to learn from other players’ mistakes. We will look at over 150 big swings from international play. The n...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-174-6


Five to Five Hundred

Tim Kohl & Bob Jiobu

Mastering Bridge is a Journey This is a book for improving players who have graduated from the novice class and are embarking on the long journey to that coveted Life Master title — which now in North America requires winning 500 masterpoints. Written in a light, readable style, with liberal use of cartoons and aide-memoires, the book fi...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-212-5


Focus on Bidding

Danny Roth

"This is not a book about systems, nor is it a book about conventions (although I confess I shall attempt to persuade you to adopt one or two in the course of it). This is a book about bidding and the places in the auction that we (and I use the word advisedly) go wrong. I don't care whether you prefer to play a weak or a strong notrump, or eight-c...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-06-2


Focus on Declarer Play

Danny Roth

For most intermediate bridge players, declarer play is both fascinating and challenging, but too often they are left after a hand is over with the sinking feeling that they could have done better. In this book, acclaimed British author Danny Roth takes his readers through the most common causes of errors on play: mishandling communications, making ...

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ISBN: 978-0-969846-13-0


Focus on Defense

Danny Roth

For most bridge players, defence is the hardest part of the game. In this book, acclaimed British author Danny Roth takes his readers through the most common causes of errors on defence: taking tricks too early, not cashing out when necessary, not using all the information available from the bidding and play, not making the most of the defensive tr...

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ISBN: 978-0-969846-14-7


Following the Law

Larry Cohen

How can you become a better bridge player? Follow the Law! If you've read To Bid Or Not To Bid (and who hasn't?), then you'll want to learn more about the Law of Total Tricks, and how it can help your game, in this sequel. Building on the basic ideas in his first book, Larry Cohen introduces sophisticated concepts which can help make your bidding j...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-49-9


Gamesman Bridge: Play Better with Kantar

Eddie Kantar

Nobody wants to lose at contract bridge. This book will show you how to win. Whether you're an advanced beginner, an intermediate or an advanced player, this valuable book can help you win more frequently and gain greater personal satisfaction from contract bridge. This is a book on the play of hands, full of wise counsel; it will entertain expert...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-773-7


Getting into the Bidding

Bill Treble

In the modern game, the majority of auctions are competitive, and every improving player needs to acquire the tools to handle this kind of bidding. This text covers the basic building blocks of competitive bidding (takeout and negative doubles, preempts, overcalls, competing over their notrump openings and dealing with competition over your own,...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-85-3


Good, Better, Best

Jan Eric Larsson

Bridge players constantly argue about the 'best' bidding systems and conventions. Strong Club or Natural? With or without relays? Standard or 2/1? Weak or strong notrump? Was Blue Club really better than the natural systems in the 1950s and 1960s? Is Two-way Stayman as good as Stayman and transfers? Disciplined or undisciplined weak tw...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-241-5


Hand of the Week

Joel Martineau

Perhaps the best way to improve your bridge is to watch an expert play, and try to understand the reasoning behind their bids and plays. Here, readers follow the bidding and play (or defense) of fifty-two deals – one a week for a year – and listen to the author’s thinking as each hand develops. Understanding why the experts do what they do is...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-042-8


Helms to HELLO

Jerry Helms

The answer to your prayers - a simple, effective convention for competing over the opponents' 1NT opening bid! Originally self-published in 1996, the first edition sold out quickly, so that this much sought-after treatise has been unavailable for several years. The book describes how the convention works, and how to use it against various ranges o...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-10-5


How Good Is Your Bridge?

Danny Roth

Rate your bridge game with this fascinating quiz book on declarer play and defense. The author presents a series of card play problems, and assigns the reader a score based on how close to the optimum solution they get. Readers can expect their scores to improve as they work through the book, inevitably learning as they go....

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-32-7


How NOT to Play Bridge

Mike Dorn Wiss

The inimitable Professor Gaston Gitane-Gauloise demonstrates his unique Inverted Bridge Teaching Method, showing you by example what not to do in Bridge, thereby allowing you to improve your game by avoiding the commonplace (and some not-so-commonplace) errors to which all are prone. In his humble and self-deprecating manner Professor GG-G wheezes ...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-795-9


How to Be A Lucky Player

Matthew Thomson

ARE YOU A LUCKY PLAYER? It is no coincidence that the best players are lucky players. You can become a "better" player by improving your bidding system with your partner and by improving your play technique, however this will not make you a lucky player. HOW CAN YOU BECOME A LUCKY PLAYER ANd A WINNER? In this book, illustrated ...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-782-9


Human Bridge Errors

Danny Kleinman & Nick Straguzzi

Chthonic, the irascible bridge-playing computer, is back! This time, he's attempting to teach humans a little about the game of bridge — not in order to turn them into competent players, as he knows that is impossible. But he thinks he may be able to get the reader to the point where his cell phone won't laugh at him behind his back every tim...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-27-3


Imaginative Cardplay

Terence Reese & Roger Trézel

In the 1970s, two of the best bridge writers of all time collaborated on a series of eight small books on aspects of card play at bridge.  These books have long been out of print, and are being republished now in two combined volumes, edited and updated by BRIDGE magazine editor Mark Horton. Imaginative Cardplay is the second of these two bo...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-015-2


Improve Your Bidding Judgment

Neil Kimelman

Bridge players are taught numerous rules to help them make good bidding decisions, rules that involve things like point count, losing trick count, the Law of Total Tricks and a host of other evaluation methods. But eventually everyone discovers that there are more situations where these rules don't apply than where they do. This book fills a gap in...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-29-7


Improve Your Cardplay Step by Step: Playing Notrump Contracts

Robert Berthe & Norbert Lébely

Forty years ago, in 1980, Robert Berthe and Norbert Lébely put the finishing touches on two books that would revolutionize the teaching of bridge cardplay: the first two books in the Step by Step series (Pas à Pas in the original French). Based on an innovative yet clear and easily-understandable pedagogical approach involving the re...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-074-9


Improve Your Cardplay Step by Step: Playing Suit Contracts

Robert Berthe & Norbert Lébely

Forty years ago, in 1980, Robert Berthe and Norbert Lébely put the finishing touches on two books that would revolutionize the teaching of bridge cardplay: the first two books in the Step by Step series (Pas à Pas in the original French). Based on an innovative yet clear and easily-understandable pedagogical approach involving the re...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-075-6


Introduction to Declarer Play: Second Edition

Eddie Kantar

The classic first book on declarer play at bridge, covering the topic with clarity, skill and humor. More than fifty years after its first publication, this book has been revised and updated to bring it into line with modern methods of play and bridge education....

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-056-5


Introduction to Defense: Second Edition

Eddie Kantar

The classic first book on defensive cardplay at bridge, covering the topic with clarity, skill and humor. More than fifty years after its first publication, this book has been revised and updated to bring it into line with modern methods of play and bridge education....

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-055-8


Kantar for the Defense Volume 1

Eddie Kantar

Think Defense Multiple world champion Eddie Kantar’s popular bridge column, Kantar for the Defense, has run in The Bridge World for almost fifty years, challenging players to defeat the contract in a variety of situations. Now available once more in print, Kantar for the Defense Volume 1 and Volume 2 are a collection of the best of these columns...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-171-5


Kantar for the Defense Volume 2

Eddie Kantar

Think Defense Multiple world champion Eddie Kantar’s popular bridge column, Kantar for the Defense, has run in The Bridge World for almost fifty years, challenging players to defeat the contract in a variety of situations. Now available once more in print, Kantar for the Defense Volume 1 and Volume 2 are a collection of the best of these columns...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-172-2


Kickback: Slam Bidding at Bridge - Second Edition

Robert Munger

Expert Slam Bidding for Everyone Until now, the Kickback convention has been the purview of the expert community. This book makes Kickback accessible to all tournament players for the first time. The author starts by explaining why Kickback is easier to use and more efficient than Roman Keycard Blackwood. The book addresses such vital issues as...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-195-1


Last Board

Mark Horton

Triumph & Tragedy Agony & Ecstasy Over 100 years of bridge history, it is not surprising that one can find many matches and events that came down to the last board, or even the last card, played. And of course, there is an added poignancy in these situations that derives from the fact that bridge is a unique sport in one aspect ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-184-5


Leading Questions in Bridge

Sally Brock

Perhaps more points are won and lost on the opening lead than at any other time in a bridge hand. With only the bidding and his own thirteen cards as guidance, the opening leader must make a decision that has the potential, at one stroke, to determine the outcome of the play for better or worse. In this book, a top player and writer takes the read...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-18-1


MOSSO: Example Auctions and Quizzes

Richard Granville & David Burn

For the last 3 years, the authors have been developing MOSSO, a new bidding system derived from 2/1, Fantunes and Polish Club. MOSSO brings together the best features of its parent systems, while providing an effective interface between them. The system has been the subject of enthusiastic discussion on the popular website bridgewinners.com. This ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-202-6


Master Class

Fred Gitelman

Imagine sitting beside a world-class bridge player and being able to listen to his thoughts as each hand develops... you can help but improve your own game! Every hand in this fascinating book comes from actual play; many of them are taken from the author's own experience in world-level competition. Fred Gitelman believes that there is something to...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-01-3


Master of Bridge Psychology

Jeppe Juhl & Peter Fredin

This may be the funniest bridge biography you will ever read. Peter Fredin of Sweden won the 2009 European Pairs championship, and is a multiple medalist in events at the world level. His style and approach to bridge owe more to psychology than to the mathematics of the game, something that often lands him in unusual situations at the table. Being...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-046-6


Mastering Hand Evaluation

Lawrence Diamond

Advance Your Partnership Communication Getting to good games, slams, and staying out of poor contracts is an important aspect of bridge. The best way to improve your bidding is not to add a new convention but to improve your hand evaluation skills. In Mastering Hand Evaluation: Understanding the Principles of Partnership Bidding you will learn abo...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-153-1


Matchpoint Defense

Jim Priebe

If defense is the hardest part of playing bridge (and it is!) then defending at matchpoint scoring is the toughest challenge a player can face. Every trick matters, irrespective of the contract, and every decision is potentially critical. In Thinking on Defense Jim Priebe introduced the idea of visualization, picturing likely hands for declarer...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-12-9


Matchpoint Tricks

Ib Axelsen & Villy Dam

A collection of declarer play problems in matchpoint pairs. How do you manufacture that vital overtrick, or, just as importantly, give the defenders a chance to go wrong? A book for all duplicate players. ...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-71-0


Misbid These Hands with Me

Mark Horton

In 2007, Horton wrote Misplay These Hands with Me, a deliberate homage to Reese's classic, Play These Hands with Me. The difference was that the declarer in Horton's book always made an error, sometimes obvious, sometimes not so much. This successful book was the basis of a long-running column in the ACBL's Bridge Bulletin, a sequel in 2019, and e...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-068-8


Misdefend These Hands with Me

Mark Horton

In 2007, Horton wrote Misplay These Hands with Me, a deliberate homage to Reese's classic, Play These Hands with Me. The difference was that the declarer in Horton's book always made an error, sometimes obvious, sometimes not so much. This successful book was the basis of a long-running column in the ACBL's Bridge Bulletin, and a sequel appeared in...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-063-3


Misplay More Hands with Me

Mark Horton

This is the sequel to Misplay These Hands With Me (MPP, 2007), which is based on Horton’s popular series of articles in the ACBL Bulletin. In an over-the-shoulder style, the author offers an account of a plausible line of play on each example hand, always without success, then gently points out how the contract could and should have been made wit...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-201-9


Misplay These Hands With Me

Mark Horton

The late Terence Reese, perhaps the greatest bridge writer of all time, introduced the over-the-shoulder style of bridge writing in his classic Play These Hands with Me. In this wry homage to the master, Horton leads the reader through a plausibly logical line of play on each instructive deal, but one that ends in failure. In each post-mortem, the ...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-28-0


More Conventions, More Practice

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

You asked for more! Following the runaway success of Practice Makes Perfect, bridge teachers asked the authors to produce a similar companion book to 25 More Bridge Conventions You Should Know. And here it is -- a brief summary of each of those 25 more conventions, together with example hands that can be dealt out and used to apply your ne...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-047-3


Multi-Landy 2nd Edition: The killer defense versus one notrump

David Oakley

When the opponents open one notrump, you are faced with a dilemma. Versus a strong notrump, the opponents have the power; versus a weak notrump, they force you or your partner to compete at the two-level. This second edition adds Part 5: Comparison with Other Conventions and a new section, Criteria for an Overcall. Multi-Landy comprises fou...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-193-7


My Favorite 52

Larry Cohen

One of the most successful American bridge players of the last 20 years, Larry Cohen, presents a collection of his favorite personal bridge moments. Using an intimate ‘over-the-shoulder’ presentation, Cohen takes readers through more than 60 deals (no, not just 52!) — deals that are important to him in some way, or technically int...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-48-8


Off-Road Declarer Play

David Bird

Every intermediate player is familiar with the routine techniques of dummy play. What this book describes are less well-known stratagems that may save the day in non-routine situations. They include methods for creating entries, surviving bad trump breaks, elopements, getting the defenders to help you out, and many more. In this unique and quirky ...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-19-8


On the Other Hand

David Bird & Larry Cohen

A New Way to Learn Bridge Cardplay In this unusual book, David Bird and Larry Cohen combine to present cardplay instruction in a new way. 100 pairs of deals are shown — one described by David and the other by Larry. The deals look similar (in some cases very similar) but an entirely different line of play is necessary to make each of the contr...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-196-8


One Trick at a Time

Jim Jackson

Coming March 2012 This is not a book for players who win regularly at their local bridge club – it is for those who don’t, but would like to. The author does not claim to be a top-level expert, and admits that he made many mistakes on his way to earning the coveted title of Life Master. This book is intended to help others avoid those sam...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-84-6


Optimal Hand Evaluation

Patrick Darricades

Accurately Assess the Value of Your Combined Hands Accurate hand evaluation is critically important to reaching the right contract in bridge. Yet, for over 75 years now, hand evaluation has essentially relied on Milton Work’s 4-3-2-1 honor point count — a count known to be seriously flawed and inaccurate. The method gives a very uns...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-208-8


Optimal Hand Evaluation in Competitive Bidding

Patrick Darricades

In his first book, Optimal Hand Evaluation, the author introduced a number of corrections to the Goren point count to reach "optimal" hand evaluation accuracy. That first book focused on non-competitive bidding situations where no further adjustments were needed as a result of the opponents' bidding. This book now deals with this s...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-225-5


Over Hoffman's Shoulder

Martin Hoffman & Marc Smith

After surviving the Nazi death camps, Martin Hoffman moved to England and discovered a talent for bridge. He went on to achieve great success in tournament play, and at his peak was known as the best pairs player in Europe, if not in the world. He was especially skilled at scoring well despite playing with much weaker partners. His chief weapons we...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-200-2


Overcalling Opponent's 1NT

Ken Rexford

Using Two-Under Overcalls for One or Both Majors, or for One or Both Minors Author Ken Rexford has developed an intriguing new approach to overcalling 1NT openings that may revolutionize this area of bridge. If you are unhappy with Cappelletti, DONT, Brozel, and the like, this book introduces you to a new approach for tackling the opponent's 1...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-762-1


Pathways to Better Bridge Defense

Danny Roth

Become a better defender! So you tend to get dealt very bad hands. I know exactly how you feel! But, facing the facts of life and recognizing that it is not your fault, you are going to have to accommodate this failing and improve your defense. It's a hard part of the game; even in international competitions, the standard of defensive play is, to p...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-54-3


Patrick Jourdain's Problem Corner

Patrick Jourdain

In 1985, Patrick Jourdain was commissioned by Britain's TV Channel 4 to provide bridge problems as part of its Teletext service. The problems caught the eye of the editor of BRIDGE Magazine, and eventually formed the basis for the popular ‘Problem Corner’ feature, which began in 1990 and still appears in the magazine every month. It i...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-47-1


Planning in Defense (The Bridge Technique Series J)

David Bird & Marc Smith

Short and full of practical examples, each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridg...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-35-2


Planning in Suit Contracts (The Bridge Technique Series 6)

David Bird & Marc Smith

Short and full of practical examples, each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridg...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-26-0


Planning the Defense

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

Ten years after their award-winning Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand, Seagram & Bird tackle the hardest part of the game: defense. Using the same step-by-step approach, they guide the reader through the minefield of signaling, making a defensive plan and, above all, counting – points, tricks and distribution. Runner-up in the 2020 ABTA B...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-053-4


Planning the Defense: The next level

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

Following on from their earlier book, Planning the Defense, Seagram & Bird move on to more sophisticated aspects of defensive cardplay for advancing players. Using the same step-by-step approach, the authors guide the reader through the issues involved in communications, deception, trump promotions, discarding and avoiding the embarrassment of ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-054-1


Planning the Play in Notrump (The Bridge Technique Series 7)

David Bird & Marc Smith

Short and full of practical examples, each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridg...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-30-7


Planning the Play: The Next Level

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

Seagram and Bird’s Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand was named Book of the Year in 2010 by the American Bridge Teachers’ Association. It introduced the basic concepts of how to go about making a plan as declarer for beginning and improving players, and is a popular text for bridge teachers. This sequel extends the plan to more complex situati...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-039-8


Play Bridge with Reese

Terence Reese

Reese introduced the 'over the shoulder' approach to describing bridge hands in this classic book, and it was an immediate success. In this book, the reader can follow the thought processes of an expert through the bidding and play of many fascinating hands. First published in 1960, it is now back in print after being unavailable for a number of ye...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-78-5


Play These Hands With Me

Terence Reese

Reese was the first author to introduce the 'over the shoulder' approach to describing bridge hands, and it was an immediate success. In this book, the reader can follow the thought processes of an expert through the bidding and play of many fascinating hands. First published in 1960, it is now back in print after being unavailable for a number of ...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-77-8


Play it Safe!

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

At rubber bridge or teams scoring, declarer's objective is to make his contract -- nothing else matters. Playing it safe is of vital importance. Yet playing safe can take many forms -- it might involve simply choosing the best percentage line of play, or keeping one opponent off lead, preserving entries, or even giving up a trick you don't have to ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-069-5


Play or Defend? 68 Hands to Test Your Bridge Skill

Julian Pottage

How good an analyst are you? HAND 2 - ACHILLES HEEL North ♠ A 9 8 5 ♥ Q J 5 3 ♦ Q J 10 ♣ K 4 West East ♠ K 10 7 2 ♠ Q 3 ♥ 8 7 2 ♥ K 10 6 4 ♦ A 8 ♦ K 6 5 2 ♣ 9 6 5 2 ♣ 10 7 3 South ♠ J 6 4 ♥ A 9 ♦ 9 7 4 3 ♣ A Q J 8 ...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-55-0


Playing 2/1: The Rest of the Story

Paul Thurston

Paul Thurston’s 25 Steps to Learning 2/1 was an instant bestseller, winning the 2003 American Bridge Teachers’ Association Book of the Year award. In a tantalizing postscript to that book, he promised a sequel, one that would cover ‘the rest of the story’ for those who wanted to add modern sophistication to their 2/1 bidding. Here at last h...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-024-4


Polish Club 2020: Standard

Krzysztof Jassem

The Polish Club bidding system is based on an ambiguous 1C opening, limited one-level openings, 5 card majors and a Strong No Trump. The concept makes it possible to find partner’s total strength on a lower level than in all-natural systems. In the Standard version, a 2C opening is Precision, 2D is Multi, and remaining two-lev...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-223-1


Polish Club International

Krzysztof Jassem

An updated modern version of the definitive book on Polish Club. Includes a description of 'standard' Polish Club and its modern pro-style variations. The book is intended for two groups of readers: those interested in the Polish Club system of playing bridge; those who want to get better understanding of trendy bidding treatments. Includes: q...

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ISBN: 978-83-919009-7-0


Positive Declarer Play at Bridge

Terence Reese & Julian Pottage

This book was originally published in 1985, and in this new edition is substantially revised and expanded. It is a collection of bridge problems designed to teach players how to think along the right lines at the bridge table. Anyone who absorbs even a fraction of the ideas presented here will himself be making contracts that might have been defeat...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-94-9


Positive Defense at Bridge

Terence Reese & Julian Pottage

This book was originally published in 1985, and in this new edition is substantially revised and expanded. It is a collection of bridge problems designed to teach players how to think along the right lines at the bridge table. Anyone who absorbs even a fraction of the ideas presented here will find himself making contracts that might have been defe...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-93-2


Preempts

Warren Watson

It has been many years since any bridge author attempted a comprehensive description of preemptive bidding, and much has changed in the interim. Modern players open the bidding on lighter values, and preempts, formerly based in at least a semblance of sanity, are now made on the flimsiest of excuses. This is a comprehensive treatment of pree...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-048-0


Reading the Cards

David Bird & Tim Bourke

Test your card reading! This book is designed to accompany Reading the Cards, Book 10 in the Bridge Technique series. It sometimes seems that expert players are able to see through the backs of the cards! Their finesses win more often, and they choose unerringly between alternative lines of play. There is a simple reason for this: they are adept ...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-81-9


Reading the Cards (The Bridge Technique Series 10)

David Bird & Marc Smith

Short and full of practical examples, each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridg...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-34-5


Really Unusual Notrump (R.U.N.T.)

Ken Rexford

Master Point Press author Ken Rexford provides the first authoritative description of the R.U.N.T. Convention. R.U.N.T. is actually a two-way overcalling structure to distinguish a very sound takeout double from a weak three-suited takeout by way of an artificial 1NT overcall - preempting and intervening in the auction safely and effectively. ...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-763-8


Safety Plays (The Bridge Technique Series 3)

David Bird & Marc Smith

Short and full of practical examples, each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridg...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-19-2


Santa Fe Precision

Dennis Dawson

This book on Precision is quite different. It is a very simplified version, based on the system played by Rodwell and Meckstroth so successfully, but aimed at club players. Eric Rodwell has endorsed the system and the book. Dennis Dawson learned Meckwell Lite fifteen years ago when playing on teams with Rodwell and Meckstroth. He then used it ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-209-5


Scramble Stayman

Doug Bennion

Don’t Settle for 1NT Partner opens 1NT (15 to 17). Your hand has less than invitational strength, lacks a long biddable suit, has a shape along the lines of 4-3-4-2 or 2-4-5-2 or 3-4-1-5. It might be this hand: ♠K 7 6 5 ♥J 10 2 ♦3 ♣Q 9 6 4 2 They tell you to pass that holding, even though in passing ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-160-9


Shark's Pointers

Mark Aquino

The original 'Shark's Pointers' article appeared in 1975, in a small Boston-area newspaper. Thirty years later, the idea re-emerged as a series of bridge columns and lectures in Massachusetts Then during the pandemic, Shark's Pointers went online, and it is these latter talks and the advice they contain that have now been collected into this book....

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ISBN: 978-177140-245-3


Should I or Shouldn't I? Drawing trumps at bridge

Marc Smith

To draw or not to draw… (trumps, that is)? You might be forgiven for thinking this is an easy question to answer, and on many deals it is. But there are also a large number of situations where it’s all too easy to make the wrong decision. As declarer, you (usually) have the majority of cards in the trump suit, but managing them to best effect ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-159-3


Six Steps to Winning Declarer Play

Jay Apfelbaum

Do you want to play the hand better than you do now? Too many players have trouble deciding how to set about a contract as declarer. Do they worry about losers or winners? Do they draw trumps or not? Should they be guarding against bad breaks? There are so many things to think about, it’s easy to get sidetracked. In this book, you will learn abo...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-158-6


Sixpack: Adventures with Keycards and Queecards

Allan DeSerpa

Six keycard RKCB has come of age! As soon you identify a double fit, don't ask for keycards… just "launch" and tell. You can find out about all six keycards — and two "queecards" — below the game level. Part I of the book lays out a set of basic rules for any casual partnership to apply quickly and easily. Part II gets...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-150-0


Sleeping on the Couch

David Caprera

All profits from the sale of this book will be donated to the United States Bridge Federation Junior Program. Here is what some of Dave’s friends who appear in the book had to say: "I don’t bid like that because if I do I will end up sleeping on the couch." - Mike Passell "When they travel to tournaments, Dave chooses th...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-194-4


Somehow We Landed in Six Notrump

David Bird

The stories and anecdotes in this collection have one thing in common: in every case, the contract is 6NT! The first half of the book features the world's finest players at work, tackling all manner of 6NT contracts — some commendable, some truly awful. You will have a chance to plan your play in these contracts yourself before seeing what fa...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-43-3


Squeezes Made Simple (The Bridge Technique Series 9)

David Bird & Marc Smith

Short and full of practical examples, each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridg...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-32-1


Standard Bidding with SAYC

Ned Downey & Ellen Pomer ("Caitlin")

What is Standard Bidding? This is an increasingly hard question to answer, but the proliferation of bridge on the Internet in pickup partnerships makes it imperative that someone does so. Perhaps the most popular natural system for the hundreds of thousands of online players worldwide is the Standard American Yellow Card, or SAYC. In this book, for...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-03-7


Standard Modern Precision: Second Edition

Daniel Neill

Play the system national champions play Over the last 20 years a consensus bidding system among American national champions has been chosen and is now the lingua franca for hundreds among the pro circuit, top junior players and strong tournament players. This book will introduce you to the system, called Standard Modern Precision (or SMP), with ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-179-1


Strong Club, Unbalanced Diamond

Bruce Watson

The basis for the system described in this book was first suggested by Marshall Miles in My System: the Unbalanced Diamond (Master Point Press, 2007). The core of SCUD is the same as in Miles' book; that is, strong club, unbalanced diamond, five-card majors and a weak notrump. However, author Bruce Watson felt that the original treatments for the 2...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-220-0


Swing Deals

Rakesh K. Kumar

In any Swiss Teams or IMP Pairs tournament, you will soon enough find yourself facing opponents who are frequent or consistent winners. How is it that when you earn your chance to challenge them, more of the IMP swings seem to go their way than yours? That's the focus of this book, which reviews over 100 deals that generated ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-238-5


Swings and Arrows

Victor Mollo

Just about every bridge player over forty has read Victor Mollo’s Bridge in the Menagerie, a book that is on any list of the all-time top ten on the game. Towards the end of his life, Mollo continued to write stories about the same well-loved characters (the Hideous Hog, the Rueful Rabbit, Oscar the Owl, and the rest), but they appeared in variou...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-005-3


Take All Your Chances (at bridge)

Eddie Kantar

Selecting the best line of play in a bridge hand as declarer is not easy. Most novices know something about basic odds and percentages, and can often find a line that offers a reasonable chance of success. However, the expert will skilfully combine options, so as to take advantage of more than chance. Rather than putting all his eggs in one basket,...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-55-6


Take All Your Chances at Bridge 2

Eddie Kantar

Take All Your Chances at Bridge was published in 2009 and has already been reprinted twice. It won the American Bridge Teachers 2010 Book of the Year Award for best intermediate-level book. In this sequel, Kantar presents another collection of play problems for advancing players. Again, the theme is not just finding a good line of play: the trick i...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-70-9


Test Your Bridge Play Volume 2

Eddie Kantar

Become a better declarer - and Eddie Kantar promises it will be relatively painless! The problems in this book are not for experts — they are, however, for anyone whose ambition is to become a better bridge player. The problems involve the everyday cardplay maneuvers you have to master if you are going to improve as a declarer. As you work ...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-775-1


The Best of Bridge Today Digest

Editors: Matthew Granovetter & Pamela Granovetter

Bridge Today Digest recently celebrated its first anniversary (and 100th issue) as an Internet-based "bridge-zine". It is renowned for its practical advice, its wonderful bridge stories, and the wry humor and personal touch of its editors. For this collection, they have selected the very best pieces from their first year, and have come up with a ...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-39-0


The Big Payoff: Slam Bidding at Bridge

Bill Treble

Slam bidding is perhaps the most exciting part of bridge, but at the same time it is the most technically challenging. The rewards for success are high, but so are the penalties for failure. As a launching pad, the author introduces some useful agreements and conventions. After that, he addresses how to decide whether to try for slam, and how to in...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-043-5


The Complete Book on Overcalls in Contract Bridge (2nd edition)

Mike Lawrence

Originally published in 1980, this book quickly became recognized as a 'must-read' for any would-be bridge expert, and has never been out of print. Now, almost 30 years later, the author has revised, updated and expanded it to take into account modern developments in the theory and practice of competitive bidding. Anyone serious about improving the...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-45-7


The Complete Book on Takeout Doubles (2nd edition)

Mike Lawrence

The definitive book on the oldest – and most useful – convention in bridge, the takeout double.  Originally published in 1994, this book quickly became recognized as a ‘must-read’ for any would-be bridge expert, and has never been out of print.  Now, almost twenty years later, the author has revised and updated the text to...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-87-7


The Complete Guide to Passed Hand Bidding (2nd edition)

Mike Lawrence

The definitive book on auctions that begin in third or fourth seat. Originally published in 1989, this book quickly became recognized as a ‘must-read’ for any would-be bridge expert, and has never been out of print. Now, more than 20 years later, the author has revised, updated and expanded it to take into account modern ideas in bidding. A...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-82-2


The Complete book of BOLS Bridge Tips

Sally Brock

The BOLS Bridge Tips competition started in 1974, and took place off and on for more than 20 years. During that time, virtually all the world's greatest writers and players contributed their ideas to the series. For the first time ever, the entire collection of BOLS Bridge Tips are gathered here in one volume, edited and organized for easy access b...

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ISBN: 978-0-969846-16-1


The Extra Edge in Play at Bridge

Terence Reese & Julian Pottage

Bobby Fischer, the reclusive chess champion, once said: "You have found a good move - fine - now look for a better one." The same advice holds true in bridge. If you settle for second best, you will not achieve your full potential. Through a series of problems that are both fresh and a genuine test of skill, the reader is offered the chance to beco...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-97-0


The MOSSO Bidding System

Richard Granville & David Burn

For the last three years, the authors have been developing MOSSO, a new bidding system derived from 2/1, Fantunes and Polish Club. MOSSO brings together the best features of its parent systems, while providing an effective interface between them. The system has been the subject of enthusiastic discussion on the popular website bridgewinners.com. Th...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-202-6


The Mysterious Multi

Mark Horton & Jan van Cleeff

The Multi Two Diamonds is a popular convention among tournament players, yet this is the first comprehensive modern book on how it fits into commonly played bidding structures. Various alternative uses for the opening major-suit two-bids, including the popular Muiderberg Twos, are discussed in depth, as well as the popular Multi Landy (Woolsey) def...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-56-3


The NoTrump Zone

Danny Kleinman

Notrump openings, and the constructive auctions that follow them, are two of the most neglected areas in bridge literature. Following on from his popular articles in the ACBL Bulletin, Kleinman discusses the principles behind notrump bids and rebids in a variety of situations, emphasizing the ideas and concepts rather than attempting to teach a ser...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-70-3


The Pocket Guide to 2/1

Paul Thurston

A handy guide to the differences between 2/1 and standard! Do you know whether a 2/1 response is always game-forcing? Are you sure that a reverse by opener promises extra value after a 2/1 response? Can you always remember the right rebids over a Forcing 1NT? If you answered 'No' to any of these questions, this is the book you need! Whether you are...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-00-6


The Pocket Guide to Acol Bridge

Mark Horton & Barbara Seagram

Do you ever need a quick hint about what to bid? Are you confused about what to lead from KJ10x? Have you forgotten what a reverse is? If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, this is the book you need! And as well, it will be perfect for those times when you want to point to something and say "Look partner, it says here you should have d...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-46-4


The Pocket Guide to Bridge Conventions You Should Know

Barbara Seagram & Marc Smith

Using the same format as The Pocket Guide to Bridge, this book will provide a handy pocket summary of a number of popular bidding conventions. In a concise but readable manner, it summarizes the ideas presented in 25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know from the same author team — a book that is now the bestselling bridge title of the last 50 y...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-65-5


The Pocket Guide to Declarer Play at Bridge

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

Using the same format as The Pocket Guide to Bridge, this book provides a handy pocket summary of about two dozen basic concepts in declarer play. In a concise but readable manner, it summarizes most of the material presented in 25 Ways to Take More Tricks as Declarer, by the same author team....

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-002-2


The Pocket Guide to Defensive Play at Bridge

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

Using the same format as The Pocket Guide to Bridge, this book provides a handy pocket summary of about two dozen basic concepts in defensive cardplay.  In a concise but readable manner, it summarizes most of the material presented in 25 Ways to be a Better Defender by the same author team....

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-004-6


The Pocket Guide to Even More Bridge Conventions

Barbara Seagram & David Bird

A pocket-sized edition of 25 More Bridge Conventions You Should Know by the same authors, this is a handy guide to popular intermediate-level conventions such as Bergen Raises, Support Doubles, Puppet Stayman, Inverted Minor Raises, Forcing 1NT and more....

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-023-7


The Pocket Guide to SAYC

Ned Downey & Ellen Pomer ("Caitlin")

Using the same format as The Pocket Guide to Bridge, this book will provide a handy pocket summary of the popular SAYC bidding system. In a concise but readable manner, it goes over the basic ideas of SAYC, which is the most popular natural system for online bridge players around the world. The contents are based on Standard Bidding with SAYC, by t...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-62-4


The Power of Pass

Ron Klinger & Harold Schogger

These days, most players bid too much -- they hope their opponents will misdefend, or will bid too much themselves. This book shows you how you can often do better simply by passing. There are many auctions where 'pass' is the winning call, and you will find them here, illustrated by real-life deals from the club level to international championshi...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-240-8


The Rabbi's Rules

Mark Horton & Eric Kokish

Built around real-life deals featuring the bridge-playing rabbi, Leonard Helman, this book contains a wealth of tips on bidding and play for the advancing player. Even experts will learn from some of the bidding ideas, drawn from Eric Kokish’s encyclopedic coaching files....

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-001-5


The Setting Trick

Ian McCance

This is a book of problems in defensive cardplay, all the deals being selected from real events. And that means that for once in a problem book, you're not up against a declarer who will always play perfectly. Indeed, sometimes the point of the problem is to take advantage of the opportunity that a slip by declarer has given you. As the title impli...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-41-9


The Thin Fine Line

Neil Kimelman

In this sequel to Improve Your Bidding Judgment, the author continues the discussion of the ideas behind good decision-making during the auction at bridge, getting into areas and agreements that were not dealt with in his first book. Praise for Improve Your Bidding Judgment: “I found myself in agreement with the author on almost everything ...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-93-8


The Weak Notrump

Andy Stark

All North American players are taught to play using a strong notrump, but that is not the way of the rest of the world. Even in North America, weak notrump systems, or even Kamikaze notrump systems, are becoming more common. This book discusses the advantages and disadvantages of playing a system with a weaker notrump opening, and shows how the 1NT...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-69-7


Things Your Bridge Teacher Won't Tell You

Dan Romm

Why listen to advice from someone you've never heard of? The simple answer is, because Dan Romm is a winner. While others have made their names winning championships, he has spent over forty years playing bridge for money, in games that included some of the world's best players. And he has been a consistent winner. Now he tells you how he did it. H...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-13-6


Thinking on Defense

Jim Priebe

Defense is the most difficult part of bridge, and for most players, the hardest part of defense is figuring out what to do. In this book, the reader is shown step-by-step how to visualize declarer's cards from the bidding and play, and then how to use this information to form a plan for the defense. This book is based on Jim Priebe's popular articl...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-37-6


Tips on Bidding

Mike Lawrence

Twenty years ago, Mike Lawrence published a series of short pamphlets for intermediate players with advice on various aspects of bidding and cardplay.  Long unavailable, this material has now been revised, updated, and republished in three anthology volumes, each comprised of about 10 of the original booklets. The topics here include: The Thr...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-020-6


Tips on Cardplay

Mike Lawrence

Twenty years ago, Mike Lawrence published a series of short booklets for intermediate players, entitled Topics on Bridge, with advice on various aspects of bidding and cardplay.  Long unavailable, this material has now been revised, updated, and republished in three anthology volumes, each comprised of about ten of the original booklets. The ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-022-0


Tips on Competitive Bidding

Mike Lawrence

Twenty years ago, Mike Lawrence published a series of short booklets for intermediate players, entitled Topics on Bridge, with advice on various aspects of bidding and cardplay.  Long unavailable, this material has now been revised, updated, and republished in three anthology volumes, each comprised of about ten of the original booklets. The ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-021-3


Toucan Club Complete

Ron Beall & Ron Woodard

"The one-club sequences are powerful. Transfer auctions are valuable because they allow the partnership an extra step to exchange more information. Responder knows the extent of a major-suit fit very early in the auction. And finally, it can be difficult to defend accurately against a one club opener because the normal distributional clues that the...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-247-7


Transfer Responses to One Club with Relays

Lyle Poe

Transfer responses and relays in the context of a forcing club system have been gaining in popularity in Europe for some time. Now, however, some top American pairs are using these methods, and recent changes in ACBL classifications mean that they can be played in most ACBL-sanctioned events. This book is an ideal introduction for players wanting ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-198-2


Trick One

David Bird

The Right First Move A huge percentage of failing contracts go down because declarer did not play optimally on the first trick. Similarly, countless contracts are allowed to slip through because the defender in third seat made the wrong play. With 125 instructive deals, David Bird covers all aspects of the first card played from dummy, the f...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-186-9


Tricks With Finesses (The Bridge Technique Series Q)

David Bird & Marc Smith

Short and full of practical examples, each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridg...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-36-9


Tricks With Trumps (The Bridge Technique Series 2)

David Bird & Marc Smith

Short and full of practical examples, each book in the 'Bridge Technique Series' takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridg...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-18-5


Two-over-One: A First Course

Bill Treble

Designed for players who are familiar with standard bidding, this book covers all aspects of switching over to a 2/1 Game-forcing approach. It’s a comprehensive eight-lesson course, and includes dozens of full-deal examples that can be used to practice bidding and cardplay....

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-037-4


Variable Key Card Blackwood

Ken Rexford

Beyond Roman Key Card Blackwood Easley Blackwood introduced and developed the Blackwood Convention. Eddie Kantar then expanded the Blue Team's Roman Blackwood into the Roman Key Card Blackwood that has dominated expert circles for the past half century. Variable Key Card Blackwood may be the next logical step. VKCB allows partnerships to addr...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-772-0


Wanna Play Bridge the 2/1 Way?

Kathy Rolfe

Start Early! 2/1: More power, more fun   This book can be used as an absolute beginner book, teaching the 2/1 bridge bidding system from the start. Use just Chapters 1-5 to teach children as young as 6! They can learn how to play before they are ready to learn how to bid. Older than 9, kids can move right along with adults into learning the bid...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-180-7


What's Your Line? 100 Instructive Bridge Problems

David Bird

Fine Tune Your Cardplay This collection of 100 problems features instructive deals that have appeared in David Bird’s bridge columns over the past few years. The author has aimed to present problems that will give you a good chance of finding the solution. They illustrate a wide range of card-play techniques. Each problem is present...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-155-5


Why You Still Lose at Bridge

Julian Pottage

S.J. Simon’s classic Why You Lose at Bridge, dispensing advice to the improving player through archetypical bridge characters such as Futile Willie, the Unlucky Expert, and Mrs. Guggenheim, is regarded as one of the best books ever written on the game. In this follow-up book, Julian Pottage uses the same approach to discuss common failings of m...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-000-8


Win The Bermuda Bowl With Me

Jeff Meckstroth & Marc Smith

An over-the-shoulder look at the thought processes of one of the world's best players as Jeff Meckstroth takes the reader through the highs and lows of winning the Bermuda Bowl - the world teams championship. Written in the style of Terence Reese's classic Play Bridge with Reese, this book gives readers a chance to make their own decisions at criti...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-33-8


Win at Duplicate Bridge

Fred Parker

Win at Duplicate Bridge, previously published by Vivisphere Publishing, teaches modern bridge bidding techniques to the intermediate duplicate bridge player. It describes and fully explains all modern conventions, including the two over one system. The book is full of examples on how to bid difficult hands, and explains the nuances of expert biddin...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-190-6


Winning Declarer Play

Dorothy Hayden Truscott

LEARN DECLARER PLAY FROM AN EXPERT This classic book, a bestseller for more than forty years, has been updated for this edition by Gail Greenberg, a frequent partner of Dorothy Truscott, and like her a World Champion. Dorothy had a unique ability to make complex bridge concepts simple to understand, and everything here, from the basics to the most...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-780-5


Winning IMPs

Rakesh K. Kumar

This book highlights the strategies that contribute to success in team games. Of course, there is no magic formula for winning at bridge, given the inherent complexity, the incomplete information available to both sides, and the psychological elements involved. However, there are some characteristics common to consistent success: ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-217-0


Winning Notrump Leads

David Bird & Taf Anthias

To discover which opening lead is best from a given West hand against a particular auction, the authors use computer software to generate 5000 deals that match the North-South bidding. (The West hand remains the same and the other three hands are chosen randomly.) The software then plays these deals automatically, seeing which of the 13 possible op...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-759-1


Winning Suit Contract Leads

David Bird & Taf Anthias

COMPUTER ANALYSIS OF OPENING LEADS Winning Notrump Leads was a ground-breaking and very well-received book that used the power of computers to determine which opening leads work best against a variety of auctions at notrump. Using enhanced software, the authors now turn their attention to suit contracts. They generate millions of rando...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-769-0


Winning at Matchpoints

Bill Treble

Most players would agree that matchpoints is harder than IMPs – it’s certainly different. Yet many players approach the two forms of scoring in the same way. In this book, the author explains the differences in approach, the whys and wherefores of the right way to bid, play and defend at matchpoint scoring for optimum results....

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-058-9


Winning at the Club

Matthew Thomson

Bridge in 2020 went online at the club. With daily opportunities to observe players while running games, teacher Matthew Thomson started on a quest to understand why players were so often making bids and plays that surprised him. This led him to ask the question, "How can I best help the club player?" Selecting a daily hand for lessons ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-239-2


Getting to Thin Games

Terry Bossomaier

Coming Fall 2023 Getting to Good Slams, by the same author (2018), is an in-depth discussion of how to improve your slam bidding. Using examples from tournament play, the author identified hard-to-bid, but good, slams. He focused on the factors that make slam possible, often with far fewer than the traditional number of points, and on how to evalu...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-067-1


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