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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 ImageBetter Signalling Now
by Mark Horton
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128 pages. Paperback.

Good defensive carding agreements can improve the scores of any partnership in any session they play. This text takes readers through the modern options in terms of defensive signalling, and allows them to construct a system that suits their own style. Based on a previous book by the same author, this revised edition incorporates numerous suggestions and improvements from experts Tim Bourke and S . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge Master vs. Bridge Amateur
by Mark Horton
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184 pages. Paperback.

What makes a bridge expert, and why does he always come out on top compared to the average club player? No, it's not the ability to execute esoteric squeezes and endplays - they simply don't come up enough to account for the way the experts consistently win against weaker opposition. This book is a collection of deals that illustrate the difference between the expert player and the would-be exper . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDuplicate Bridge At Home
Deals from Fred Gitelman's BBO
by Fred Gitelman • Mark Horton
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264 pages. Paperback.

Play your own one-table duplicate game at home. 120 deals for 1-table duplicate play, with matchpoint and IMP scoring, and expert commentary. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageFor Love or Money
by Mark Horton • Brian Senior
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192 pages. Paperback.

Great hands and amusing anecdotes - a behind-the-scenes look at international bridge. Brian Senior and Mark Horton are experienced international players, and also two of the world's top bridge journalists. In one or the other capacity they have attended every World Championship and major international tournament in the last twenty years, and in this book they share their unique knowledge and expe . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMisplay These Hands With Me
by Mark Horton
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208 pages. Paperback.

The late Terence Reese, perhaps the greatest bridge writer of all time, introduce the 'over-the-shoulder' style of bridge writing in his classic Play These Hands with Me. In this wry homage to the master, Horton leads the reader through a plausibly logical line of play on each instructive deal, but one that ends in failure. In each post-mortem, the 'expert' realizes how he could have improved on . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Bridge Magicians
by Mark Horton • Radoslaw Kielbasinski
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192 pages. Paperback.

This is two books in one. You can treat it is an advanced text on declarer play, trying to solve each problem hand as it comes up. Or you can just relax and enjoy finding out more about these Polish stars who have won more international medals than the players from any other country over the last twenty years. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Hands of Time
The Most Exciting Bridge Deals Ever Played
by Mark Horton
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196 pages. Paperback.

A fascinating collection of the 'best of the best', selected by one of the world's top bridge writers. Taken from nearly a hundred years of bridge history, these deals will provide any bridge player with hours of fascinating reading. Each of them has its own unique point of interest, sometimes deriving from a brilliant maneuver in the play or bidding, sometimes from the circumstances surrounding . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Mysterious Multi
How To Play It, How To Play Against It
by Mark Horton • Jan van Cleeff
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208 pages. Paperback.

The Multi Two Diamonds is a popular convention among tournament players, yet this is the first comprehensive modern book on how it fits into commonly played bidding structures. Various alternative uses for the opening major-suit two-bids, including the popular Muiderberg Twos, are discussed in depth, as well as the popular Multi Landy (Woolsey) defense against 1NT. A substantial amount of space i . . . 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 Rabbi's Rules
Tips and Tricks to Improve Your Game
by Mark Horton • Eric Kokish
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240 pages. Paperback.

Built around real-life deals featuring the bridge-playing rabbi, Leonard Helman, this book contains a wealth of tips on bidding and play for the advancing player. Even experts will learn from some of the bidding ideas, drawn from Eric Kokish's encyclopedic coaching files. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Rodwell Files
The Secrets Of A World Bridge Champion
by Eric Rodwell • Mark Horton
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288 pages. Paperback.

In this ground-breaking book, Eric Rodwell reveals for the first time his unique approach to the play of the cards. Then he moves on to a host of innovative ideas in card play: strategies and tactics that can be used by declarer or defenders, each one illustrated with real-life examples from top-level play. Rodwell also talks about the mental side of the game: areas where players often go wrong i . . . read more.