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A Compendium of Double Dummy Problems

Hugh Darwen

Almost 1000 double dummy problems, ranging from 'very easy' to 'fiendishly difficult', collected by the acknowledged expert in the field. Double dummy problems are to bridge players what chess problems are to lovers of that game: exercises in ingenuity, unexpected maneuvers, art and beauty. Some of the problems in this book were created before brid...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-244-6


Additional Material from Bumblepuppy Days

Julian Laderman

Additional material from Bumblepuppy Days by Julian Laderman. Download 1: Pseudonyms and Bibliography Download 2: Bumblepuppy Bridge About the book Bumblepuppy Days: 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 thro...


Arrow Through the Heart

David Bird

David Bird’s third book of Robin Hood bridge stories provides a feast of entertainment for his fans. The 27 stories contain 113 splendid deals and provide the laugh-aloud humor and painless instruction for which the author is renowned. The cast list features Robin Hood, Maid Marian and the Outlaws — also their arch-enemies, the Sheriff...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-157-9


Bachelor Bridge

David Bird & Simon Cochemé

Originally published in 1994, this book of humorous bridge stories met with widespread acclaim as one of the funniest to be published in a long time. Now updated and with new material added, the book chronicles the amorous (mis)adventures of Jack O'Hearts, which somehow always seem to involve interesting and amusing bridge hands. "De...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-214-9


Bridge Crosswords

Jeff Chen

Now bridge players who enjoy crosswords can combine their favorite pastimes! For this book, New York Times and Los Angeles Times crossword constructor Jeff Chen has designed 52 brand-new crosswords with bridge-themed clues and solutions, providing hours of challenge and fun. The puzzles in this book range from Easy (N.Y. Times Monday level) to Ch...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-770-6


Bridge Crosswords 2

Jeff Chen

Jeff Chen's first book of bridge-themed crosswords, Bridge Crosswords, was widely acclaimed, and his many fans will welcome a second collection. They know what to expect! As before, the difficulty level of the puzzles in this book ranges from Easy (New York Times Monday level) to Challenging (New York Times Thursday/Friday level). Click to play...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-066-4


Bridge Literature

Nick Smith

First published in 1993, and long out of print, Nick Smith’s Bridge Literature is an anthology of literary parodies that for the most part appeared first in magazines such as English Bridge and International Popular Bridge Monthly. Characters from Shakespeare, Marlowe, the Bible, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Charlotte Bronte, Thomas ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-207-1


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 few bids...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-226-2


Bridge Over the Rainbow

Alex Adamson & Harry Smith

A sequel to If I Only Had a Heart, once again featuring Dorothy, the Tin Man and the rest of the gang at the Over the Rainbow Bridge Club. Some of these stories have appeared in BRIDGE magazine, and in Australian Bridge, but all are collected here in book form for the first time. Bill Buttle's illustrations add to the fun....

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-050-3


Bridge at the Top

Samantha Punch

Co-winner of the 2022 International Bridge Press Association Book of the Year award. In the course of her Bridge: A MindSport for All research project, sociologist Dr. Samantha Punch has been able to interview many of the world's top bridge personalities. The topics of these conversations were wide-ranging, and included the dynamics at the t...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-064-0


Bridge in the Menagerie

Victor Mollo

Victor Mollo’s Bridge in the Menagerie is on any list of the all-time top ten books on the game. The stories it contains, originally published in Bridge Magazine and The Bridge World, found a world-wide audience in book form. Everyone can relate to the characters (the Hideous Hog, the Rueful Rabbit, Oscar the Owl, and the rest), the bridge hands ar...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-95-2


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 a Twist

Simon Cochemé

Co-winner of the 2022 International Bridge Press Association Book of the Year award. A witty and informative look at the world of bridge – its language, its history, and some of its techniques. • Are pigeons more intelligent than some bridge players? • What do a wooden man, a grandfather, a daydreamer and a donkey have in common? • Did Zia re...

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Bridge, Zia...and Me

Michael Rosenberg

One of the world's top bridge players chronicles his career from his early days growing up in the UK to his position today as one of the world's best. Rosenberg and the flamboyant Zia Mahmood, who also now lives in the US, are one of the world's best partnerships. Here we learn how they first met and started playing together. There are fascinating ...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-04-8


Bridging Two Worlds

Martin Hoffman

This is a rare account of the horrors of the WW2 death camps from someone who experienced them. Born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Prague, Hoffman lost his entire family in the Holocaust. Fourteen-year-old Martin Hoffman escapes immediate death on arrival at Auschwitz by claiming to be eighteen. Through a combination of chutzpah and luck,...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-199-9


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


Canada's Bridge Warriors: Eric Murray and Sami Kehela

Roy Hughes

When the going gets tough... "You never really beat Murray and Kehela - you were just temporarily ahead of them." - Bob Hamman, many times world champion Eric Murray and Sami Kehela, despite very different personalities, were the most successful bridge pair Canada has ever produced. There were times when they were considered the best pair in the wo...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-21-1


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


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


Death in Duplicate

Carole Coplea

A mysterious illness… two dead bridge players… what’s going on at Kensington College? On the surface, Kensington is a typical small U.S. college (although its President certainly considers it superior to most). But when two players collapse and die during a duplicate bridge game at the Faculty Club, it soon becomes clear that there is more going on...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-98-3


Diamonds Are the Hog's Best Friend

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 various ...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-96-9


Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

Alex Adamson & Harry Smith

Somewhere Over the Rainbow The Land of Oz is full of characters, each unique and yet also familiar to bridge players everywhere. In this third installment, the Over the Rainbow Bridge Club is threatened by dark forces led by the Wicked Witch of the West. Can Dorothy and her friends come to the rescue? Following If I Only had a Heart and Bridge O...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-218-7


Duplicate Bridge Schedules and Jeanie Program

Ian McKinnon

THIS IS A BUNDLE PRODUCT: Duplicate Bridge Schedules AND Jeanie-The Bridge Movement Wizard. The Bridge Movements Encyclopedia Duplicate Bridge Schedules, History and Mathematics is an essential book for tournament directors as well as bridge players curious about the history of the game of duplicate bridge. This comprehensive volume supplies ...

ISBN: 978-1-55494-531-3


Duplicate Bridge Schedules, History and Mathematics

Ian McKinnon

Click here for Book and Software Bundle The Bridge Movements Encyclopedia Duplicate Bridge Schedules, History and Mathematics is an essential book for tournament directors as well as bridge players curious about the history of the game of duplicate bridge. This comprehensive volume supplies you with all the movements ever thought of and m...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-768-3


Enterprising Bridge Tales - The Original Stories

Marc Smith

Bridge in the 23rd century They certainly play chess aboard Federation starships, so why should it come as a surprise to discover that bridge is also a popular pursuit? In these pages you can watch members of the crew playing as they warp through the galaxies. Follow the adventures of Captain Quirk and First Officer Sprock as their team competes a...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-187-6


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 net...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-174-6


For Love Or Money: The Life of a Bridge Journalist

Mark Horton & Brian Senior

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend your time traveling the world and being invited to play bridge in exotic locations? Watching world titles being won and lost? Rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous, as well as the best bridge players on the planet? Find out in these pages as two of the world's top bridge journalists take yo...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-01-7


Frank Stewart's Bridge Club

Frank Stewart

Frank Stewart's Bridge Club is no ordinary place. It is the regular haunt of a cast of somehow familiar players: Unlucky Louie, against whom no one ever makes a wrong bid or play; Grapefruit, a man with an unnaturally sour disposition; Cy the Cynic, who knows that the Fates will conspire against him whatever he does; Minnie Bottoms, who tends to mi...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-58-1


From Short Whist to Contract Bridge

Hans Secelle

This is the English translation of Van Short Whist tot Contract Bridge. Card-playing by some is regarded as reprehensible, and by others as contemptible: I do not agree with either. I look upon cards in general as a rational amusement. In some instances indeed they administer to evil; but which of man’s enjoyments does not ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-216-3


Gaining the Mental Edge at Bridge

Kim Frazer

Winner of the 2020 IBPA Book of the Year Award. Bridge players spend countless hours working on bidding conventions and cardplay techniques, yet give little attention to the mental side of the game. Maintaining focus and concentration, dealing with nerves, and other issues are largely ignored. In this book, Kim Frazer—an Olympian, winner o...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-210-1


Go Ahead, Laugh!

Jude Goodwin

Jude Goodwin's Table Talk cartoons have been appearing for more than 30 years in the American Contract Bridge League's Bulletin. They capture life the way it really is at the bridge table, whether you play in tournaments or with your family in the kitchen. Flip through the pages, and you'll see familiar situations, partners and opponents. And Jude ...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-16-7


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 the f...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-042-8


I Love This Game

Sabine Auken

In the November 2001 Venice Cup final, Germany trailed France by 47 IMPs starting the last set. In this book, world champion Sabine Auken tells the thrilling inside story of their comeback world title win, every bid and every card. She also uses each of the sixteen deals from that final session as a starting point for discussion, and distills from ...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-06-8


If I Only Had a Heart: Bridge over the rainbow

Alex Adamson & Harry Smith

Fictional bridge clubs, from Victor Mollo’s Menagerie to the monks of David Bird’s St. Titus Abbey, are familiar backdrops for writers. Perhaps therefore it’s surprising that no one has gone ‘over the rainbow’ before. It’s not a surprise, though, to find that everyone in Oz is a keen bridge player, even the Scarecrow and the Tin Man. The Lion is...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-035-0


Jeanie

Ian McKinnon

Click here for Book and Software Bundle Jeanie is a unique computer program for bridge organizers, directors and scorers. Jeanie is the next generation of tournament director tools, augmenting and even replacing existing movement reference books. Jeanie is completely compatible with any scoring program and was used to develop the latest Honors b...

ISBN: 978-1-55494-530-6


Kantar on Kontract

Eddie Kantar

A treasury of short pieces from one of the bridge world's favorite writers. Great stories, great hands, tips and tricks to help your game - the best of the best!...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-68-0


Last Call in the Menagerie

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 various ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-016-9


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


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


Never a Dull Deal: Faith, Hope and Probability in Bridge

Robert F. MacKinnon

In Bob Mackinnon’s bestseller, Bridge, Probability and Information, the author drew on his professional background in mathematics to introduce readers to the mysteries of information theory and Bayes Theorem, and their surprisingly practical applications for bridge players. In this sequel, he takes these same ideas further, exploring the applicati...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-033-6


Northern Lights: Selections from CANADIAN MASTERPOINT

Editors: Ray Lee & Linda Lee

Here's a bridge book that's just good fun! Actually, we don't guarantee that you won't learn anything while you're reading it, but that's not the main purpose of this book. Here are just a few of the things you'll get to do in these pages: - Think about whether it's better to be lucky or good - Learn Colbert's Rules, and when to apply them - Find o...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-64-2


Out of Hand... Out of Mind

Bill Buttle

Bill Buttle's 'Out of Hand' cartoon panels appear regularly in a number of bridge magazines, notably the ACBL's monthly Bulletin. This is his first collection devoted solely to bridge humor....

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-030-5


Playing With the Bridge Legends

Barnet Shenkin

What is it like to play with Zia? What makes Rodwell-Meckstroth the best pair in the world? Why are the Polish experts everyone's least favorite opponents? The answers to these and many other bridge questions can be found in these pages. Since winning the 1976 Sunday Times Pairs in his early twenties with an even younger Michael Rosenberg, Barnet S...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-21-5


Robin Hood's Hold-up

David Bird

12th-Century bridge adventures Journey back to Sherwood Forest and Nottingham Castle in David Bird’s fourth book of Robin Hood bridge stories. The 32 stories contain well over 100 splendid deals and provide the laugh-aloud humor and painless instruction for which the author is renowned. The cast list features Robin Hood, Maid Marian and th...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-206-4


Scotland's Senior Moment

Harry Smith & Alex Adamson

Do you ever expect to play in a world bridge championship? The 2012 Scotland Senior team surprised many by qualifying. The story of how they got to Bali, and what happened to them once they got there, makes for fascinating reading. A wonderful tale — the best underdog story since the Jamaican Bobsled Team. A must-read for any bridge player who...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-797-3


Shades of Grey

Ken Allan

Readers first encountered the Pemberton Bridge Club, along with the ‘Jay’s Nest’ bridge columns, in Ken Allan’s first novel, Deadly Endplay. This time there is no mysterious death involved, but perhaps worse than that, for the bridge players, is the growing suspicion that someone in their midst is systematically cheating. As some of them begin to...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-73-0


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 their ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-194-4


Story of an Accusation

Terence Reese

In 1965, the bridge world was rocked by an accusation of cheating at the world championships in Buenos Aires. The pair involved were Britain's Terence Reese and Boris Schapiro, two of the world's best players. Now, almost fifty years later, the true inside story can be told - the investigation, the accusation, and the very different results of the ...

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ISBN: 978-0-953021-88-8


Surviving Duplicate Bridge: The first 23.69 points

Kathleen Vishner

    Bridge partnerships can be fun. We all know that. Of course, they can also be difficult, maddening, disappointing, and frustrating. We all know that, too. But when the players of these partnerships are also spouses—well that's when things can get downright tricky—and only some of us know that.     In this book, Kathlee...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-761-4


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 various ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-005-3


Teacher Resource Material for A Taste of Bridge

Jeff Bayone

A selection of lessons and other teacher materials used for teaching to accompany Jeff Bayone's A Taste of Bridge. Along with the notes come six weeks of free online bridge (bestebridge.com). All an instructor need do is email Honors Bridge Club a list of their students. It's about a $20 value-added feature....about the same price as the book. ...


Teaching Bridge On Cruise Ships

Rosemary Boden

Travel and Teach at Sea If you want to see the world without paying a King's ransom, turn your passion for bridge into teaching on cruise ships. Learn how to break into this wonderful world by following the advice in this little book. It covers everything from how to find an agent and making a lesson plan to packing the right clothes. A must-read...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-771-3


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 c...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-39-0


The Blue Team in the History of Bridge

Carl’Alberto Perroux

Now in English translation for the first time. The Man Behind the Legend   How did Italy reach the summit of World Bridge and then remain there for more than fifteen years? How did a game that seems so little suited to the Italian temperament end up being the one that Italy dominated for so long? The answers to these questions can be found in ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-185-2


The Bridge Bum

Alan Sontag

The Bridge Bum is on everybody's list of the top ten bridge books ever written, and it's not hard to see why. It has everything, history, stories about the great players, Sontag's own fascinating hands, cheating, hustling, gambling and the glamor and grind of the bridge professional's life, and most of all the game itself, which Alan Sontag describ...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-57-4


The Bridge Player's Bedside Book

Editor: Tony Forrester

From Tony Forrester's foreword: "It was time to put together a bridge book which is fun to read. Over the years, so few publications could be described as that. I searched high and low to find those articles which had appealed to me when I read them. The outstanding were memorable, because well-written and amusing bridge anecdotes are rare. Using m...

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ISBN: 978-0-969846-18-5


The Canterbury Bridge Tales

David Silver & Tim Bourke

A disparate group of travellers meets by chance at a motel while on the way to the Nationals in Canterbury, Florida, and naturally they begin swapping stories. Sound familiar?  Professor Silver returns in a new collection of short stories, in which literary parody is interwoven with Tim Bourke’s brilliant bridge hands.  Murder, mystery, s...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-019-0


The Eight of Clubs was Good?

Elizabeth Flynn

As a new bridge player, Elizabeth Flynn started keeping a blog online about her experiences with the game and the people she met. In this book, through a series of heartwarming and humorous anecdotes, we follow the struggles of a new player learning a complex game. We also encounter some of the remarkable people she has met in the world of ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-031-2


The Encyclopedia of Card Play Techniques at Bridge

Guy Levé

This book, originally published in France in 2005, is an amazing achievement. The author has for many years been collecting and cataloging bridge hands with the aim of describing every possible tactic and coup available to declarer and defenders during the play of a bridge deal. The result is a compendium of more than a thousand types of stratagem,...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-25-9


The Great Bridge Scandal

Alan Truscott

In 1965, the bridge world was rocked by an accusation of cheating at the world championships in Buenos Aires. The pair involved were Britain's Terence Reese and Boris Schapiro, two of the world's best players. Now, almost fifty years later, the true inside story can be told - the investigation, the accusation, and the very different results of the ...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-67-3


The Hands of Time

Mark Horton

A fascinating collection of the 'best of the best', selected by one of the world's top bridge writers. Taken from nearly a hundred years of bridge history, these deals will provide any bridge player with hours of fascinating reading. Each of them has its own unique point of interest, sometimes deriving from a brilliant maneuver in the play or biddi...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-91-8


The Lone Wolff

Bobby Wolff

Bobby Wolff has been there and seen it all, and here he describes his own life and career in bridge with honesty and emotion. As a multiple world champion, and former president of both the ACBL and the World Bridge Federation, no one is better placed to discuss the big issues that face the game of bridge today. He can talk authoritatively about pla...

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ISBN: 978-1-897106-37-2


The Master Point Press Cookbook

With recipes from our staff and authors you're sure to find a favorite in our short, but very free cookbook ebook! Designed and assembled by the MPP intern there is lots of tidbits on Master Point Press' beginnings and staff. Get to know who brings you the best bridge books and catch a few fun recipes while you're at it! Featuring Recipes by Au...


The Mathematical Theory of Bridge

Émile Borel & André Chéron

134 Probability Tables, Their Uses, Simple Formulas, Applications & 4000 Probabilities Originally published in 1940, and revised in 1954, this classic work on mathematics and probability as applied to Bridge first appeared in English translation in 1974, but has been unavailable for many years. This new edition corrects numerical errors ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-181-4


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 Twelve Hands of Christmas

A series of holiday blogs by Linda Lee featured on BridgeBlogging.com. From December 24th, 2012 until January 5th, 2013 Linda posted one blog a day featuring great original and played bridge hands with complimentary Twelve Days of Christmas anecdotes. Check them out in this free download brought to you by Master Point Press....


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


Useful Probability for Bridge Players

Julian Laderman

Beginners rely heavily on bridge maxims. Are they accurate? What is the mathematics behind them? Useful Probability for Bridge Players examines these questions. The emphasis here is on ‘useful’. This is not an academic tome, but a discussion of the aspects of probability that every bridge player needs to know and understand. Topi...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-059-6


Van Short Whist tot Contract Bridge

Hans Secelle

This is the original Dutch version of From Short Whist to Contract Bridge, available in Dutch, in print. For the English translation visit our ebook store page. If you would like to purchase the Dutch version in ebook format, please contact us at support@ebooksbridge.com. Card-playing by some is regarded as reprehensible, and by others ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-215-6


Winning Duplicate Tactics

David Bird

Duplicate bridge is a different game. It’s true that you can get by if you play exactly the same way as you would in a home social game or a team match. Duplicate pairs is a highly competitive game, though, and few contestants are happy just to ‘get by’. They want to win — not just once in a while but regularly! To be successful ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-017-6


World Class: Conversations With the Bridge Masters

Marc Smith

Twenty-six of the world's best players talk about bridge — how they got started, their best and worst memories, their favorite hands, the players they most admire, the opponents they most fear, and their hopes for the future of the game. As you read this book, you will see the human side of people who up to now may just be names in a bridge c...

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ISBN: 978-1-894154-15-4


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