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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 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


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


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 She...

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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


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


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


Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 1. Finessing

David Bird & Marc Smith

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - e...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-227-9


Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 10. Playing Safely

David Bird & Marc Smith

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-236-1


Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 2. Ruffing Losers

David Bird & Marc Smith

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - e...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-228-6


Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 3. Discarding Losers

David Bird & Marc Smith

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - e...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-229-3


Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 4. Drawing Trumps

David Bird & Marc Smith

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-230-9


Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 5. Establishing Long Suits

David Bird & Marc Smith

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-231-6


Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 6. Holding Up A Stopper

David Bird & Marc Smith

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-232-3


Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 7. No-trump Contracts

David Bird & Marc Smith

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-233-0


Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 8. Suit Contracts

David Bird & Marc Smith

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-234-7


Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 9. Entries

David Bird & Marc Smith

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-235-4


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 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 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 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 Without a Partner

Ken Eichenbaum

Welcome to Wonderland In this bridge novel, Friday, a bridge professional, inherits Zelda, an enigmatic student, from another professional. Although warned about her lack of ability, he nonetheless chooses to accept the challenge of helping her to become a life master. Marvel at Zelda’s inventiveness, follow her development at Friday’s ...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-757-7


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 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? • Di...

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Can You Win the USBC Team Trials 2013?

Matthias Felmy

Test your bridge skills. Would you have made the team? In quiz format, this book presents bidding, declarer play and defensive problems taken from the deals that occurred during the final of the 2013 USBC Team Trials. Compare your solutions to the plays and bids actually made, and see how you would have scored if you had been playing. In-d...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-796-6


Competitive Bidding

Patty Tucker

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

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-788-1


Competitive Doubles

Patty Tucker

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

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-789-8


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 After a Major Suit Opening

Patty Tucker

Conventions After a Major Suit Opening 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 seri...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-786-7


Conventions After a Notrump Opening

Patty Tucker

Conventions After a Notrump Opening 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 ...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-785-0


Conventions Useful with 2/1

Patty Tucker

Conventions Useful with 2/1 The Winning Bridge Conventions Series An Honors eBook Bridge students quickly discover that basic bidding will only get them so far. To improve it is necessary to master a certain number of bidding conventions, and be prepared both to play them and to play against them. Each of the books in this series covers a...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-791-1


Conventions Useful with Strong Hands

Patty Tucker

Conventions Useful with Strong Hands 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...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-790-4


Crocs on Squeeze Play Volume 1

Stephen Kennedy

Do you like squeeze play? Do you like complicated endings? Do you like bridge? Then look no further: this is the book for you. From the mind of a junior bridge player comes a new book designed to challenge the norm: a book that starts where Clyde Love’s classic leaves off, a book intended to push squeeze play to its absolute limits. Well-know...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-204-0


Crocs on Squeeze Play Volume 2

Stephen Kennedy

The Journey Continues... Those who have read Crocs on Squeeze Play: Volume One will know what to expect with this one: another fantastical leap into the world of squeeze play, this time with a bit more kick. Volume One introduced many new concepts and it is only natural to continue to explore them. In this second volume you will see the...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-205-7


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 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...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-792-8


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


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, 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


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


Enterprising Bridge Tales - The Next Generation

Marc Smith

Bridge in the 24th Century Decades after the adventures of Captain James T Quirk and the crew of the USS Competitor, we now follow the next generation of bridge crusaders as they traverse the universe. Led by Captain Jonathan Lucian Pillar III, the starship’s latest incarnation is crewed by many familiar characters: an android Science ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-188-3


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 n...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-174-6


Fantunes Revealed

Bill Jacobs

Start Playing a winning system Not since the introduction of Precision has a new bidding system created such an immediate impact as Fantunes, the unique methods of Fulvio Fantoni and Claudio Nunes, the world’s number one ranked pair. The Italians have several world championship wins to their name, and their system has played a major role in t...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-765-2


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


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 no...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-216-3


Further Adventures at the Bridge Table

Roy Hughes

Sparkling Card Play Awaits... This book takes the reader further along the path traversed by the acclaimed Card by Card. The author presents intriguing problems in declarer play and defense and follows them with comprehensive analysis, given with a light touch and the occasional entertaining diversion. I think it is fair to say there will be so...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-794-2


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...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-210-1


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 to Good Slams: 30 Key Ideas

Terry Bossomaier

Bidding Slams is Fun Slams are one of the most exciting parts of bridge and, at club level, they occur much more often than they are bid. This book aims to help average and aspiring players to bid a few more of those slams. Unlike many other books on bidding, this book does not provide a system or set of gadgets. Instead, it looks at a number...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-192-0


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


Hands on Weak Two Bids

Joan Anderson

Weak two-bids are well ensconced in the bridge world and are now part of any beginning program of lessons. They are, however, in that class of “most abused” conventions. An understanding of all the important tools that are at your fingertips will serve you well in making these decisions at the table. This book will walk you through the solution...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-760-7


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


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


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


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


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


Modified Italian Canapé System

Ken Rexford

In this book, Ken Rexford introduces the strong club relay system with canapé bidding that he played successfully for years. His approach is novel, but it is also one that is easy to learn and play. Most importantly, the entire system fits within the ACBL General Convention Chart. As with his first book, Cuebidding At Bridge, Ken Rexford spends mu...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-750-8


More Accurate Bidding

Marshall Miles

This is not a book for beginners, and will not bore you with rehashing things you already know. Some of the topics are somewhat controversial, and as always Marshall Miles urges his own, often original, point of view. You may not be persuaded by everything he recommends, but perhaps you will adopt part of it, and it won't hurt you to discover h...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-756-0


More Bridge Literature

Nick Smith

Nick Smith's first book, Bridge Literature, was originally published by Cadogan Books in 1993 and has since been acclaimed as one of the quirky classics of the game. More Bridge Literature takes a similar form, as a set of parodies of well-known works of English literature. King Lear finds himself playing for France, Winnie-the-Pooh makes h...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-213-2


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


New Frontiers for Strong Forcing Openings

Ken Rexford

Two bids are better than one Ken Rexford's first book, Cuebidding at Bridge: A Modern Approach, took on the topic of Italian cuebidding, primarily in the context of a 2/1 Game Force system. However, he noticeably skipped the topic of cuebidding after a strong 2♣ opening. With this new book, we now know the reason, and his answer to the Big Pr...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-752-2


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


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


Play Bumblepuppy Bridge

Julian Laderman

Learn the world’s most popular card game in no time. What is Bumblepuppy Bridge? Bumblepuppy Bridge is a wonderful stepping-stone to standard bridge. A total beginner can learn in an hour how to play the game — without any help from a bridge player. This novel game was created by award-winning bridge author and historian Julian Laderman, by b...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-173-9


Playing a Bridge Hand: Just the Basics

Mary Ann Dufresne

Want Better Results? Try better declarer Play! Have you noticed that good bidding doesn't always mean good results? Sometimes you don't make your perfectly-bid contract. Sometimes other declarers make an extra trick or two. If it's time to get serious about better declarer play, this is the perfect 'how to' book. You'll find it's surprisingly...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-781-2


Polish Club 2020: Expert

Krzysztof Jassem

The motto of the Polish Club 2020 Expert system is: ‘Bid aggressively with an offensive hand, keep quiet with a defensive hand.’ Non-vulnerable one-level light openings and responses are introduced here. But the main merit of the Polish Club, i.e. to ‘keep an eye on the total strength of the bidders’, is still preserved. In...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-224-8


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


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


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 ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-206-4


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


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 w...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-797-3


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


Secrets Your Bridge Friends Never Tell You

Cathy Hunsberger

You thought bridge was going to be eternally glorious, didn't you? Suddenly, out of the blue, you're going crazy! Confusion reigns supreme. Every partner is an expert with a barrage of new conventions. You are beset on every side with questions you fear to ask. Secrets Your Bridge Friends Never Tell You explores the bumpy, and exciting, journey a b...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-755-3


Shadow in the Bridge World (2022 Edition)

Mike Dorn Wiss

The Shadow is a mysterious expert (at bridge, as well as many other sports) whose passion for anonymity means that you have never heard of him. The author is his friend, and under strict rules of concealment of the Shadow's identity, has been allowed to share these fascinating and instructive anecdotes with the world. Originally published m...

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ISBN: 978-177140-248-4


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


Slam Bidding Conventions

Patty Tucker

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

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-787-4


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


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


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 ne...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-191-3


Still Not Finding Squeezes?

Julian Laderman

If your answer is 'YES' to the following three questions, this is the PERFECT book for you: 1. Have you read A Bridge to Simple Squeezes? 2. Did you see merit in the structured approach introduced in that book for executing simple squeezes? 3. Do you feel that in spite of your great effort you are still not finding squeezes? In this boo...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-758-4


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


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, Kat...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-761-4


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


Symmetric Relay

Nick Hughes

Relay in Action As bidding sophistication continues to grow, many top pairs are turning to relay systems, where one partner asks questions and then places the final contract based on the answers. Often these methods are tied to a strong club approach: methods such as the Ultimate Club and Moscito have been around for decades. The symmetric relay ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-222-4


Teacher's Manual for "Playing a Bridge Hand: Just the Basics"

Mary Ann Dufresne

A four-lesson course on declarer play — designed for true beginners. If your students are ready to get more serious about their declarer play, this course is the perfect 'how to' guide. Students will find that it is surprisingly easy to: • Count winning and losing tricks. • Master three basic techniques for eliminating...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-793-5


Teacher's Manual for "We Love the Majors"

Mary Ann Dufresne & Marion Ellingsen

Want to begin teaching bridge, but aren't sure where to start? This comprehensive and easy-to-follow teacher's manual was designed by the authors of We Love the Majors, Mary Ann Dufresne and Marion Ellingsen, to compliment their reader-friendly beginner's book. The teacher's guide contains six complete, detailed lesson plans, including hand diagram...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-754-6


Teacher's Manual for Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand Part I

Jonathan Shute

Looking for a Better Approach to Teaching Declarer Play? This manual is a presentation-ready Teacher's Manual for the first part of the ABTA award-winning book, Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand, by Barbara Seagram and David Bird. Six lesson plans are laid out with a word-by-word script, periodic reviews, and two review handouts to give to the...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-152-4


Teacher's Manual for Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand Part II

Jonathan Shute

Looking for a Better approach to teaching declarer play? A presentation-ready Teacher’s Manual for the second half of the ABTA award-winning book, Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand, by Barbara Seagram and David Bird. This completes the conversion into classroom format begun in Jonathan Shute’s Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand, Teacher’s...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-154-8


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


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 Abbot's Senior Moment

David Bird

NOT IN HEAVEN YET For forty-three years, David Bird's tales of the bridge-crazy monks of St Titus have appeared in magazines around the world. They have been translated into several languages. In this fourteenth collection of stories in book form, the pompous and self-important Abbot wonders for the first time if old age is starting to affec...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-249-1


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 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 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 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


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


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


We Love the Majors

Mary Ann Dufresne & Marion Ellingsen

Want to learn to play bridge? Let Mary Ann Dufresne and Marion Ellingsen get you started. You won't find a clearer, simpler presentation of the basic guidelines. Plus, the authors tell you all about their winning bridge strategy: bid a major whenever you can! Unlike many beginner books, We Love the Majors doesn't oversimplify the game for ease of ...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-753-9


What Do These Bids Mean? A brief bidding review

Timothy LeVan

Visualize everyone’s hands from their bids only. What do their bids promise? Deny? Multiple possible Bids and Rebids show minimum, medium, or maximum hands. Are they forcing? What cards and points are required? What Seat are you in? Your bids will vary based on your Seat. Review a Bidding Concept and Bidding Sequ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-182-1


What Do These Bids Mean? Teacher's Manual

Timothy LeVan

Teacher’s Manual to accompany What Do These Bids Mean? Step-by-step exercises visualize everyone’s hands from their bids only. No cards! Multiple possible Bids and Rebids show minimum, medium, or maximum hands. Only the book’s 15 Quizzes & Answers show actual hands. 36 Final Test Deals give all four hands to bid and compare w...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-183-8


What Does Partner Have? Book One

Timothy LeVan

A Bidding Review for You and Partner In Book One, the opponents pass. You see only your South hand.  Analyze partner’s bids. What do they promise? Deny? Are they forcing? What cards and points are required? Review a Bidding Concept. Bid Example Deals. Consult What Does Partner Have? and Thoughts. Take the Quizzes and check you...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-175-3


What Does Partner Have? Book Two

Timothy LeVan

A Bidding Review for All Four Players A continuation of Book One. You see only your South hand.  Visualize everyone’s hands. What do their bids promise? Deny? Are they forcing? What cards and points are required? Review a Bidding Concept. Bid Example Deals. Consult What Does Partner Have? and Thoughts. Take the Quizzes and che...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-176-0


What Does Partner Have? Teacher's Manual Book One

Timothy LeVan

Step-by-step exercises Teacher’s manual to accompany What Does Partner Have? Book One Visualize partner’s hand from his bids only. What do his bids promise? How many cards? How many points? Are they forcing? Chapters may be taught individually or as sets of classes. All activities are taught at bridge tables with cards and bidd...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-177-7


What Does Partner Have? Teacher's Manual Book Two

Timothy LeVan

Step-by-step exercises Teacher’s manual to accompany What Does Partner Have? Book Two A continuation of Book One – now with all four players bidding. Step-by-step exercises visualize everyone’s hands from their bids only. What do their bids promise? How many cards? How many points? Are they forcing? Review new bids available now ...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-178-4


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


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


Winners, Losers and Cover Cards

Ken Eichenbaum

You began by learning to count points, but that only got you so far. Then, someone introduced you to a new idea, Losing Trick Count. Better in theory, sure. But how do you use it? A response shows at least 6 high-card points, but how many losers? How many of these mysterious 'cover cards'? What's the range? Plus, something just seems wrong with the...

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ISBN: 978-1-55494-751-5


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 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


Yes, No or Maybe: Bidding 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 an...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-167-8


Yes, No or Maybe: Bidding Basics Workbook

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 an...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-168-5


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 ...

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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...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-166-1


Yes, No or Maybe: More Bidding 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...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-169-2


Yes, No or Maybe: More Bidding Basics Workbook

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 an...

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-170-8


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