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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...

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $19.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $15.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £9.95

ISBN: 978-1-77140-029-9


25 Bridge Myths Exposed

David Bird

Do you remember the first few times you played bridge? To get you started, a friend probably gave you a few helpful hints -- perhaps one of the ones listed to the left. There are many such general guidelines for bridge players -- some of them valuable, some not. But these are the Bridge Myths, not the Bridge Rules -- because they all have exception...

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $21.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $19.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £16.95

ISBN: 978-1-894154-52-9


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...

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $21.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $19.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £11.95

ISBN: 978-1-897106-11-2


A Second Book of Bridge Problems

Patrick O'Connor

Like the author's first book (A First Book of Bridge Problems, named Book of the Year for 2012 by the American Bridge Teachers Association), this sequel comprises fifty problems in declarer play and defense for the beginning or near-beginning player, presented in approximate order of difficulty. The problems are slightly more advanced than those i...

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $15.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $15.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £9.95

ISBN: 978-1-77140-011-4


Barbara Seagram's Beginning Bridge

Barbara Seagram & Linda Lee

It doesn't matter whether you know a heart from a spade right now - by the time you finish this book you'll be able to enjoy a social game of bridge with your friends. Barbara Seagram's 25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know continues to be a bestselling book year after year, and her books on the game have more than 250,000 copies in print in four l...

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

ISBN: 978-1-897106-33-4


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 ...

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $24.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $19.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £15.95

ISBN: 978-1-77140-061-9


Defensive Carding & Opening Leads

Patty Tucker

Defensive Carding & Opening Leads The Winning Bridge Conventions Series An Honors eBook Bridge students quickly discover that basic bidding will only get them so far. To improve it is necessary to master a certain number of bidding conventions, and be prepared both to play them and to play against them. Each of the books in this series co...

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

ISBN: 978-1-55494-792-8


Demystifying Defense

Patrick O'Connor

O’Connor established himself as a leading author for beginning players with his first book, A First Book of Bridge Problems, which won the American Bridge Teachers’ Association Book of the Year award in 2012. Now he addresses the hardest aspect of cardplay: defense. After carefully explaining the basic concepts, he takes the reader through forty p...

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $19.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $16.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £9.95

ISBN: 978-1-77140-041-1


Eddie Kantar Teaches Modern 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 Modern Bridge Defense - Interactive CD-ROM Edition is based on the bestseller that was named 1999 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers As...

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $25.00    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $20.00        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £12.95

ISBN: 978-1-894154-09-3


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....

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $17.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $13.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £9.95

ISBN: 978-1-77140-055-8


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...

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $19.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $15.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £9.95

ISBN: 978-1-77140-047-3


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 Boo...

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $24.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $19.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £15.95

ISBN: 978-1-77140-053-4


Startup Bridge - And Beyond

Lynn Berg

I've Got Your Back! Nothing is scarier than not knowing what to expect—as we all know, knowledge is power. I'm here to inform you, encourage you and help you (and your partner) help yourselves. Use this book as a way to get into the mysteries of bridge and its most challenging form, duplicate. Sure, knowledge of basic bidding protocols is nece...

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $23.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $19.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £12.95

ISBN: 978-1-77140-191-3


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....

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $9.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $9.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £6.95

ISBN: 978-1-77140-004-6


Yes, No or Maybe: Introduction and Card Play Basics

David Glandorf

Are you tired of learning/teaching bridge from a cookbook? Tired of memorizing how many points you need to bid this or that? Do you have trouble determining if you have a minimum, medium or maximum hand and what you are supposed to do if it fits in a particular category? Then Yes, No or Maybe is what you need. This is a series of three textbooks ...

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

ISBN: 978-1-77140-165-4


Yes, No or Maybe: Introduction and Card Play Basics Workbook

David Glandorf

Coming Soon Are you tired of learning/teaching bridge from a cookbook? Tired of memorizing how many points you need to bid this or that? Do you have trouble determining if you have a minimum, medium or maximum hand and what you are supposed to do if it fits in a particular category? Then Yes, No or Maybe is what you need. This is a series of th...

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $17.95    Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $14.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £9.95

ISBN: 978-1-77140-166-1


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