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Item ImageDefending at Bridge: A First Course
by Bill Treble
List Price: $16.95  Discount Price: $14.41  You Save: 15%
160 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Just the facts, ma'am. The basics of defense at bridge in eight short, clearly explained lessons, with lots of practical examples. Topics include opening leads, signaling, second- and third-hand play, and discards. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageGetting Into The Bidding
by Bill Treble
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224 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

In the modern game, the majority of auctions are competitive, and every improving player needs to acquire the tools to handle this kind of bidding. This text covers the basic building blocks of competitive bidding (takeout and negative doubles, preempts, overcalls, competing over their notrump openings and dealing with competition over your own, forcing pass auctions, the Law of Total Tricks, and . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Big Payoff: Slam Bidding at Bridge
by Bill Treble
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244 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

The rewards for slam success are high, but so are the penalties for failure. As a launching pad, the author introduces some useful agreements and conventions. How and why to try for slam, advanced techniques, competitive auctions and a final quiz: this book makes for a smooth transition to becoming an effective slam bidder. Slam bidding is perhaps the most exciting part of bridge, but at the same . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTwo-over-One: A First Course
by Bill Treble
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176 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Designed for players who are familiar with standard bidding, this book covers all aspects of switching over to a 2/1 game-forcing approach. It's a comprehensive eight-lesson course, and includes dozens of full-deal examples that can be used to practice bidding and cardplay. . . . read more.