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ITEMS BY BARRY RIGAL

Item ImageA View from the Top (CD)
by Bob Hamman • Barry Rigal
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Compact disc.

Interesting and challenging bridge hands for your enjoyment; insights on how an expert approaches problems at the table. A View from the Top, written by Bob Hamman and Barry Rigal, is designed to give you insights on how a true expert approaches problems at the table. In this program, Bob Hamman (ranked #1 bridge player for many years) discusses his theory of bidding and he analyzes how to tackle . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBreaking The Bridge Rules
First Hand Play
by Barry Rigal
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176 pages. Paperback.

Rules are made to be broken, and bridge is no exception. The first of a planned four-book series on cardplay, this book deals with situations where the player who is on lead - defender or declarer, at the start of the deal or in the middle - needs to do something that involves ostensibly 'breaking the rules'. Not, obviously, the rules of bridge itself, but the well-tried adages that every player . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDeceptive Declarer Play
The Art Of Bamboozling At Bridge (Vol. 1)
by Barry Rigal
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158 pages. Paperback.

Would you like to beat some unbeatable contracts? Would you like to make some unmakable contracts? Would you like to become a bridge magician? This book will show you the way to improve your game, amaze your partner, and befuddle your opponents. Deception is a bomb which can be used to explode the defense. But, be careful! To avoid being hoist on your own petard, listen to Barry Rigal, the muniti . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDeceptive Defense
The Art Of Bamboozling At Bridge (Vol. 2)
by Barry Rigal
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210 pages. Paperback.

Would you like to beat some unbeatable contracts? Would you like to make some unmakable contracts? Would you like to become a bridge magician? This book will show you the way to improve your game, amaze your partner, and befuddle your opponents. Deception in the hands of a defender is a two edged sword. While trying to slice up the declarer, you may wound your partner. Listen to Barry Rigal, the . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMore Breaking the Rules
by Barry Rigal • Josh Donn
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226 pages. Hardcover.

To master bridge, we need to learn the rules and algorithms that govern the game, but we must also take them with a pinch of salt. The "rules," or best practices, are there because they work. But not always. The more deals you play, the more you realize that context determines whether or not you should follow the general principles that operate successfully more often than not. And that is what t . . . read more.