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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 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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Sixpack: Adventures with Keycards and Queecards

Allan DeSerpa

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

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-150-0


Sleeping on the Couch

David Caprera

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

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ISBN: 978-1-77140-194-4


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


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


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


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


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


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


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