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Item Image25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know
by Barbara Seagram • Marc Smith
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192 pages. Paperback.

It doesn't take long before beginning bridge players want to know more about bidding systems, and especially about conventions. Even social players are usually keen to add a few choice gadgets to their bidding arsenal. Here 25 basic conventions and treatments are carefully explained, and the reader is shown how they can fit into standard bidding methods. Each section ends with a summary chart as . . . read more.

                                   
Item Image25 Conventions for ACOL Players
by Sandra Landy • Mark Horton • Barbara Seagram
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216 pages. Paperback.

25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know (Seagram & Smith 1996), has sold over 60,000 copies in four different languages - which makes it the best-selling bridge book of the last 50 years. This book uses the same user-friendly approach and features to explain the most important bidding conventions for players who use the ACOL system - which means essentially everyone in the UK. . . . read more.

                                   
Item Image25 More Conventions You Should Know
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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192 pages. Paperback.

If you're comfortable with the material in Barbara Seagram's best-selling first book, then you're ready to move on to the more sophisticated bidding gadgets in this one. Even if you don't want to add all these to your own system, you need to be familiar with them because you'll find your opponents using them. Once again, each convention is clearly and simply explained, and you'll see how it fits . . . read more.

                                   
Item Image25 Ways to Be a Better Defender
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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216 pages. Paperback.

Defense is the hardest part of playing bridge, but that doesn't mean that it's impossible to learn. In the final book of the bestselling '25' series, the authors explain how to make a plan as a defender: how to work out from the auction and play what declarer probably has, and which of the strategies available to defenders is likely to be successful. Opening leads, signaling and discarding are . . . read more.

                                   
Item Image25 Ways to Compete in the Bidding
by Barbara Seagram • Marc Smith
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224 pages. Paperback.

Aimed at the same novice/social/intermediate player as their first book in the award-winning '25' series, this new title deals with competitive auctions in which the opponents have opened the bidding. This is the most complex area of bridge bidding, and never, until now, has it been dealt with comprehensively in a book that is understandable by non-experts. . . . read more.

                                   
Item Image25 Ways to Take More Tricks as Declarer
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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192 pages. Paperback.

This book deals with the play of the cards as declarer, perhaps the most important part of the game. As usual in the '25' series, basic ideas on the strategies and tactics available to declarer are covered comprehensively in the early part of the book, while in later chapters, more advanced players will find ideas and topics that challenge their own understanding of the game. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBarbara Seagram's Beginning Bridge
by Barbara Seagram • Linda Lee
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208 pages. Paperback.

For complete beginners; covers every aspect of the game, with user-friendly tips. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBarbara Seagram's Beginning Bridge (Cards)
Cards for "Play of the Hand"
by Barbara Seagram
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Specially coded playing cards allow teachers and students to set up the 40 practice deals from the book "Barbara Seagram's Beginning Bridge". . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBidding at Bridge: A Quizbook
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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159 pages. Paperback.

The third in an award-winning series for near-beginners, this book gives the reader a chance to practice the principles on which sound bidding is based, from the opening bid onward. Bridge teachers and students will find this book invaluable. The same author team produced Declarer Play at Bridge: A Quizbook, which was named the 2013 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBidding at Bridge: A Quizbook (damaged/dented)
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
Price: $6.95


This is a used item. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDeclarer Play At Bridge: A Quizbook
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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151 pages. Paperback.

Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand, by the same author team, was named the 2010 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. Building on the success of that title, this book gives near-beginners a chance to practice the principles on which sound declarer play is based: count your winners, count your losers, make a plan. This is not just a series of problem hands, however. E . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDeclarer Play at Bridge: A Quizbook (CD)
Interactive CD-ROM
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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Compact disc.

This Interactive CD-ROM Edition is based on the bestselling book, Declarer Play at Bridge, that was named 2013 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. Using a series of problem hands, two of the world's best bridge teachers explain how to go about making a plan as declarer, using a simple step-by-step process. This educational and interactive software product presents the m . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDefensive Play At Bridge: A Quizbook
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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159 pages. Paperback.

A series of problem hands for novice/intermediate players. Each section contains a brief introduction of its topic, and the ideas are reinforced with carefully explained solutions and helpful tips throughout. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDefensive Play At Bridge: A Quizbook (CD)
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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Compact disc.

This Interactive CD-ROM is based on a best-selling book. Its companion volume, Declarer Play at Bridge: a Quizbook was named 2013 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. Two of the world's best bridge teachers give you the chance to learn and practice defensive play, giving you advice and feedback every step of the way. Animated diagrams make following the play a snap--and . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageFour-Suit Transfers
Practice Your Bidding Series
by Barbara Seagram • Andy Stark
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68 pages. Paperback.

With these handy little books, you can: Learn a new convention, or extend your knowledge of it; Learn and practice by yourself using the unique quiz format; Practice with your partner using the specially selected sample hands, and compare your results with the recommended auctions. With these handy little books, you can: Learn a new convention, or extend your knowledge of it; Learn and practice b . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageJacoby 2NT
Practice Your Bidding Series
by Barbara Seagram • Linda Lee
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68 pages. Paperback.

With these handy little books, you can: Learn a new convention, or extend your knowledge of it; Learn and practice by yourself using the unique quiz format; Practice with your partner using the specially selected sample hands, and compare your results with the recommended auctions. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageJacoby Transfers
Practice Your Bidding Series
by Barbara Seagram • Andy Stark
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68 pages. Paperback.

With these handy little books, you can: Learn a new convention, or extend your knowledge of it; Learn and practice by yourself using the unique quiz format; Practice with your partner using the specially selected sample hands, and compare your results with the recommended auctions. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlanning The Play Of A Bridge Hand
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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232 pages. Paperback.

Beginning bridge players are taught some of the basic techniques of declarer play: suit establishment, ruffing losers, the finesse, and so forth. The hard part is learning when each applies. There is that terrible moment when the dummy comes down, and the novice declarer has no idea even how to start thinking about the right things. This book, starting from the basics, explains how to make a plan . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePractice Makes Perfect
25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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Paperback.

You asked for it! 25 Conventions You Should Know has sold more than 250,000 copies since it was first published, and continues to top the bridge bestseller lists. Over the years, readers have suggested that it would be an even better book if it offered some way to practice what they had learned. Now, here it is: a brief summary of each of those 25 conventions, together with example hands that can . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePractice Your Notrump Bidding (CD)
by Barbara Seagram • Linda Lee
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Compact disc.

This is an interactive companion to three books in the Practice Your Bidding series: Jacoby 2NT, Roman Keycard Blackwood, and Splinter Bids. It includes: All the material, hands and quizzes from the books; Interactive bidding with a computer partner; Complete hand diagram printouts for all examples (great for teachers!); Software that will produce as many more practice hands as you want, and then . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePractice Your Slam Bidding (CD)
by Barbara Seagram • Linda Lee
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Compact disc.

This is an interactive companion to three books in the Practice Your Bidding series: Jacoby 2NT, Roman Keycard Blackwood, and Splinter Bids. It includes: All the material, hands and quizzes from the books; Interactive bidding with a computer partner; Complete hand diagram printouts for all examples (great for teachers!; Software that will produce as many more practice hands as you want, and then . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageRoman Keycard Blackwood
Practice Your Bidding Series
by Barbara Seagram • Linda Lee
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68 pages. Paperback.

With these handy little books, you can: Learn a new convention, or extend your knowledge of it; Learn and practice by yourself using the unique quiz format; Practice with your partner using the specially selected sample hands, and compare your results with the recommended auctions. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageSplinter Bids
Practice Your Bidding Series
by Barbara Seagram • Linda Lee
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68 pages. Paperback.

With these handy little books, you can: Learn a new convention, or extend your knowledge of it; Learn and practice by yourself using the unique quiz format; Practice with your partner using the specially selected sample hands, and compare your results with the recommended auctions. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageStayman Auctions
Practice Your Bidding Series
by Barbara Seagram • Linda Lee
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68 pages. Paperback.

With these handy little books, you can: Learn a new convention, or extend your knowledge of it; Learn and practice by yourself using the unique quiz format; Practice with your partner using the specially selected sample hands, and compare your results with the recommended auctions. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide to Acol Bridge
by Mark Horton • Barbara Seagram
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64 pages. Booklet.

The original Pocket Guide to Bridge has sold more than 30,000 copies since it was published in 2002. Thousands of bridge players have found it an indispensable and handy guide to bidding, something that can be tucked into a purse or pocket and easily used as a reference at the table during lessons and practice games. This version is based on the Acol bidding system for readers in the UK and other . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide to Bridge
by Barbara Seagram • Ray Lee
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64 pages. Booklet.

Do you need a quick hint about what to bid? Do you know what you are supposed to lead from KJ10x? Have you forgotten what a reverse is? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, this is the book that you need! . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide to Bridge Conventions You Should Know
by Barbara Seagram • Marc Smith
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64 pages. Paperback.

Using the same format as The Pocket Guide to Bridge, this book provides a handy pocket summary of about two dozen basic bidding conventions. In a concise but readable manner, it summarizes most of the material presented in 25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know by the same author team--a book that is now the bestselling bridge title of the last 50 years (more than 130,000 copies in print). . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide to Declarer Play at Bridge
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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72 pages. Booklet.

Using the same format as The Pocket Guide to Bridge, this book provides a handy pocket summary of about two dozen basic concepts in declarer play. In a concise but readable manner, it summarizes most of the material presented in 25 Ways to Take More Tricks as Declarer, by the same author team. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide to Defensive Play at Bridge
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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72 pages. Booklet.

Using the same format as The Pocket Guide to Bridge, this book provides a handy pocket summary of about two dozen basic concepts in defensive cardplay. In a concise but readable manner, it summarizes most of the material presented in 25 Ways to be a Better Defender by the same author team. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide To Even More Bridge Conventions
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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Booklet.

A pocket-sized edition of 25 More Bridge Conventions You Should Know by the same authors, this is a handy guide to popular intermediate-level conventions such as Bergen Raises, Support Doubles, Puppet Stayman, Inverted Minor Raises, Forcing 1NT and more. . . . read more.