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Item ImageA Christmas Stocking
by Frank Stewart
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64 pages. Hardcover.

A collection of humorous and interesting hands and holiday-related bridge tales. Begins with a gift inscription page for gift-giving. Frank Stewart is a leading bridge expert and a nationally-syndicated bridge columnist, and a regular contributor to the ACBL Bulletin. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBecoming A Bridge Expert
by Frank Stewart
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300 pages. Paperback.

A compendium of advice for the improving player from one of North America's best-known bridge teachers and writers. Each tip is bite-sized - 3-4 pages in length - so the reader can dip in briefly and still take away an important idea. As well as the usual sections on bidding, play and defense, the author includes much advice on the psychological aspects of the game, including how to be a good par . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageFrank Stewart's Bridge Club
by Frank Stewart
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200 pages. Paperback.

Frank Stewart's Bridge Club is no ordinary place. It is the regular haunt of a cast of somehow familiar players: Unlucky Louie, against whom no one ever makes a wrong bid or play; Grapefruit, a man with an unnaturally sour disposition; Cy the Cynic, who knows that the Fates will conspire against him whatever he does; Minnie Bottoms, who tends to mix up jacks and kings but always somehow finds the . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageKeys to Winning Bridge
The Advancing Player's Handbook For Success
by Frank Stewart
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224 pages. Paperback.

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Item ImageMy Bridge And Yours
by Frank Stewart
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208 pages. Paperback.

This book is a collection of "at-my-elbow" pieces. I'll always be south, and you'll sit beside me and hear my thoughts as I bid and play 70 deals in competition. You can make your own decisions as we go along and see if your actions match mine. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlay Bridge With Me
by Frank Stewart
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216 pages. Paperback.

The "over-my-shoulder" genre in bridge literature allows the reader to get into the mind of an expert player and follow their thought processes. The reader is exposed to techniques--such as counting and drawing inferences--that are supposedly reserved for experts. The author focuses on logical thinking, and problem solving. During a session, a player faces hundres of decisions. Some can be resolv . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTwo-Minute Bridge Tips
by Frank Stewart
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191 pages. Hardcover.

I originally wrote the material in this book for the syndicated newspaper column "Sheinwold on Bridge." Since 1986, it has been my honor and pleasure to work with the inimitable Alfred Sheinwold in producing that column. * Column deals are usually "single-problem," meaning that they contain just one point of technique. Newspaper space is too limited for more. (The toughest part of column writing . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWhat's Your Call?
The Bridge Player's Handbook of Basic Bidding
by Frank Stewart
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224 pages. Paperback.

This book helps intermediate players improve their valuation skills and provides a sound bidding foundation. Focusing more on judgment than on system, the author utilizes a question-and-answer format, with quizzes and short tutorials. Each chapter discusses a different stage of the auction, from the opening bid onwards. The author presents his views on key issues, followed by a series of problems . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWho Has The Queen?
The Bridge Player's Handbook of Card Reading
by Frank Stewart
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206 pages. Paperback.

An introduction to inference, counting, assumption and related topics, things players can use to see their opponents' cards. It's in a quiz format and treats both declarer play and defense. This book is full of interesting deals in which finding a missing queen, or one of her relatives, is the key to making a contract. The problems cover various types of logical thinking, including: counting and . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWorld Of Bridge
by Frank Stewart
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268 pages. Paperback.

Hard-edged observations from the syndicated columnist; over-the-shoulder stories, and insight into expert views on bidding and play. . . . read more.