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Item ImageConventions (CD)
by Mike Lawrence
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Compact disc.

Conventions is the long awaited software which shows you how to use 90% of the conventions that can be found on the ACBL convention card. The software gives you a brief description of a convention and then lets you bid dozens of hands interactively with the computer. At each junction in the auction, you are given a choice of bids. One is right and the rest are wrong to some degree. Each choice is . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCounting at Bridge - Vol. 1 (CD)
by Mike Lawrence
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Compact disc.

For Windows. Counting at Bridge is an educational product that is primarily designed to teach the user various techniques and applications of counting a bridge hand. If you ask any bridge expert which single bridge technique is most important, counting would be a near universal response. By mastering the skills that are taught in this program you will find a dramatic improvement in your results a . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCounting at Bridge - Vol. 2 (CD)
by Mike Lawrence
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Compact disc.

Finally, the long-awaited sequel to Counting at Bridge. Counting at Bridge was one of the most successful and loved bridge programs to be produced. Here in Counting at Bridge Two Mike continues in the same vein giving you one hundred hands covering bidding, play, and defense. There are also 25 special bidding quizzes relating to common but perplexing problems that arise on a daily basis. As in . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDefense (CD)
by Mike Lawrence
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Compact disc.

Following the format of the previous software by Mike Lawrence and Fred Gitelman, Defense focuses on the art of defeating the opponent's contract. As in the previous software Defense presents you with 100 bridge deals, many with multiple variations. You do not have hands-on access to defend these deals. Instead, you watch Mike Lawrence as he bids, plays and defends. As the bidding and play progre . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDONT (Disturbing Opponents' No Trump)
by Mike Lawrence
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45 pages. Booklet.

Convention for competing against opening 1NT bid . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDouble! New Meanings For an Old Bid
by Mike Lawrence
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197 pages. Paperback.

Covers many meanings for double, from old favorites to brand new. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDynamic Defense at Bridge
by Mike Lawrence
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226 pages. Paperback.

An over-the-shoulder look at the most difficult part of bridge. Attempt to find the winning plays. 65 problems explained and analyzed. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageFalsecards
2nd Edition
by Mike Lawrence
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188 pages. Paperback.

The definitive book on (legally) pulling the wool over your opponents' eyes. Even if you don't want to get into more esoteric situations, there are times at the bridge table when playing a misleading card is essential if you are to have any chance of an optimum result. This new edition of a classic from Mike Lawrence is an expert account of falsecarding with suggestions for applications, and inc . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageHow To Play Card Combinations
by Mike Lawrence
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227 pages. Paperback.

52 hands presented as problems. Discusses the proper way to play each combination. Each hand concludes with further analysis. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageHow To Read Your Opponents' Cards
by Mike Lawrence
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175 pages. Paperback.

Each chapter takes a principle, helps the reader understand it, and gives examples, plus a quiz on the subject. A great help if you seem to guess right half the time or less when playing the dummy. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageI Fought The Law (Of Total Tricks)
by Mike Lawrence • Anders Wirgren
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271 pages. Paperback.

Judgement-based hand evaluation for more accurate bidding. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageJudgment At Bridge
What Went Wrong? Avoid the Common Errors
by Mike Lawrence
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151 pages. Paperback.

Covers the short club, the takeout double, sign-offs, overbidding, suit preference, and many other neglected areas of the game. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMike's Advice - Vol. 1 (CD)
by Mike Lawrence
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Compact disc.

333 perplexing hands to bid. Each problem comes with a choice of bids with explanations for why each bid is good or bad and why. This product is for players who frequently find themselves wondering what the right bid was on some hand that did not fit into most bidding schemes. There is nothing like this CD anywhere. Something for everyone! Mike's Advice offers 333 common but frustrating bidding p . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageOpening Leads
by Mike Lawrence
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289 pages. Paperback.

Covers all standard lead considerations plus more. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePartnership Understandings
by Mike Lawrence
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56 pages. Booklet.

Stop bidding misunderstandings before they occur with this valuable guide. It overs all the significant points you should discuss with your partner. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlay A Swiss Teams Of Four With Mike Lawrence
by Mike Lawrence
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99 pages. Paperback.

One of the world's great players in eight exciting matches. See how Mike makes winning decisions after you attempt to make the correct bids and plays. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlay Bridge With Mike Lawrence
by Mike Lawrence
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227 pages. Paperback.

A two-session matchpoint event at a regional tournament. How to gather information from the auction, the play of the cards, the atmosphere at the table, when to go against the field. Recommended for: bright beginners through expert. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePrivate Bridge Lessons - Volume 1 (CD)
by Mike Lawrence
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Compact disc.

For Windows. Private Bridge Lessons, Volume 1 is the sequel to Counting at Bridge. Private Bridge Lessons, Volume 1 shows the techniques that many feel are reserved for experts. The all time mystery technique, squeezes, is here as well as many others that you read about in bridge columns or in tournament bulletins. These techniques should not be mysteries, they should be procedures that you are f . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePrivate Bridge Lessons - Volume 2 (CD)
by Mike Lawrence
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Compact disc.

For Windows. Private Bridge Lessons, Volume 2 continues the themes from Counting at Bridge and Private Bridge Lessons, Volume I plus includes new techniques such as Dummy Reversals and Trump Coups. As in the previous software Private Bridge Lessons, Volume 2 presents you with 100 bridge deals, many with multiple variations. You do not play these deals. Instead, you watch Mike Lawrence as he bi . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Complete Book On Balancing In Contract Bridge
Revised Edition.
by Mike Lawrence
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451 pages. Paperback.

Since it was first published, this has been the definitive book on the tough topic of balancing your bridge hand. It examines auctions where the opponents bid something and you are given the opportunity to either let them have it or to balance. This revised and expanded edition is updated to reflect modern bidding practices and covers almost any possible auction. The cost of not balancing can be . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Complete Book on Hand Evaluation
by Mike Lawrence
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194 pages. Paperback.

How to evaluate your hand according to how the auction is going. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Complete Book On Overcalls in Contract Bridge
A Mike Lawrence Classic
2nd Edition
by Mike Lawrence
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320 pages. Paperback.

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

                                   
Item ImageThe Complete Book On Takeout Doubles
Revised and updated.
by Mike Lawrence
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312 pages. Paperback.

The definitive book on the oldest--and most useful--convention in bridge, the takeout double. Originally published in 1994, this book quickly became recognized as a 'must-read' for any would-be bridge expert, and has never been out of print. Now, almost twenty years later, the author has revised and updated the text to take into account modern developments in competitive bidding, one of the mos . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Complete Guide To Passed Hand Bidding
2nd Edition
by Mike Lawrence
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207 pages. Paperback.

The definitive book on auctions that begin in third or fourth seat. Originally published in 1989, this book quickly became recognized as a 'must-read' for any would-be bridge expert, and has never been out of print. Now, more than 20 years later, the author has revised, updated and expanded it to take into account modern ideas in bidding. Anyone who is at all serious about improving their game ne . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Two Over One System (CD)
by Mike Lawrence
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Compact disc.

3-time World Champion Mike Lawrence puts years of experience with the Two Over One System into this software to give you access to one of the best and most popular bidding systems in the world. This program was written by Fred Gitelman, an award-winning author of computer bridge software. 2/1 Game Force is a powerful System that relies on two special treatments: A two level response to . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTips on Bidding
Mike Lawrence Bridge Tips
by Mike Lawrence
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Paperback.

20 years ago, Mike Lawrence published a series of short pamphlets for intermediate players with advice on various aspects of bidding and cardplay. Long unavailable, this material has now been revised, updated, and republished in three anthology volumes, each comprised of about 10 of the original booklets. The topics here include: The Three-Card Raise, Penalty Doubles, Preempts and The Fine Art of . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTips on Cardplay
Mike Lawrence Bridge Tips
by Mike Lawrence
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Paperback.

Twenty years ago, Mike Lawrence published a series of short booklets for intermediate players, entitled Topics on Bridge, with advice on various aspects of bidding and card play. Long unavailable, this material has now been revised, updated, and republished in three anthology volumes, each comprised of about ten of the original booklets. The topics here include: Defense, including opening leads, . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTips on Competitive Bidding
Mike Lawrence Bridge Tips
by Mike Lawrence
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Paperback.

Twenty years ago, Mike Lawrence published a series of short booklets for intermediate players, entitled Topics on Bridge, with advice on various aspects of bidding and card play. Long unavailable, this material has now been revised, updated, and republished in three anthology volumes, each comprised of about ten of the original booklets. The topics here include: Four-Card Overcalls, Bidding over . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWorkbook On The Two Over One System
by Mike Lawrence
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189 pages. Paperback.

The current system of choice for most experienced players today. . . . read more.