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Item Image15 Winning Cardplay Techniques
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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200 pages. Paperback.

Your dummy play needs improving, right? You would like a few new tricks up your sleeve? This is the book for you. You will find the reading experience enjoyable and illuminating. Two of the world's best bridge writers have produced a fine summary of fifteen declarer play techniques. Tim Bourke's elegant and instructive deals illustrate the many variations of each technique. Everything is explai . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageAvoidance Play
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCountdown to Winning Bridge
by Tim Bourke • Marc Smith
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216 pages. Paperback.

Did you ever notice how the bridge experts always seem to know where every card is? How their finesses always seem to succeed? How their guesses are nearly always perfect? This book won't teach you how to play quite that well, but it will introduce you to some very simple techniques that the experts use on play and defense. As declarer or defender, counting the hand is the one thing that will hel . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCountdown to Winning Bridge (CD)
by Tim Bourke • Marc Smith
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Compact disc.

An interactive CD-ROM edition of the popular intermediate-level book on counting, for both declarer and defenders. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDeceptive Play
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDefending Notrump Contracts
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDefending Suit Contracts
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageElimination Plays
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageEndplays & Coups
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageEntry Management
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageNegative Doubles for Acol Players
by Marty Bergen • Tim Bourke
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128 pages. Paperback.

Marty Bergen, the ten-time US National Champion, covers the hands which are ideal for the negative double, those which are imperfect but still qualify, and those which you must not double. Also included are aspects of hand valuation, opener's replies to the negative double, rebids by the doubler, and when to play for penalties. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlanning in Suit Contracts
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play Reese introduced the 'over the shoulder' approach to describing bridge hands in this classic book, and it was an immediate success. In this book, the reader can follow the thought processes of an expert through the bidding and play of many fascinating hands. First published in 1960, it . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlanning Notrump Contracts
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. At this price, what bridge player could stand not to have al . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageReading the Cards
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageSafety Plays
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. At this price, what bridge player could stand not to have al . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageSaints and Sinners
The St. Titus Bridge Challenge
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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192 pages. Paperback.

David Bird's witty stories about the bridge-playing monks of St. Titus and their obnoxious Abbot have formed the basis of six previous collections, and appear regularly in bridge magazines throughout North America and the UK. This seventh book in the canon is presented in a new quiz format, so that you can try to solve the bridge problems before the monks encounter them. At the end of the book, a . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Art of Declarer Play
by Tim Bourke • Justin Corfield
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386 pages. Paperback.

Anybody can make straightforward contracts. This book is about how to handle the rest. If you already have a good grasp of declarer-play technique, the blocking and unblocking plays, the eliminations and the squeezes, then this is the book for you. Bourke and Corfield begin where most of the other books finish, and reveal what goes on inside the mind of an expert, explaining how to anticipate the . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Simple Squeeze
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. . . . read more.