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Item ImageSixpack Repack
Keycards And Queecards in the Twilight Zone
by Allen DeSerpa
List Price: $17.95  Discount Price: $14.36  You Save: 20%
193 pages. Paperback.

Sixpack kicks in whenever you announce a two-suited hand and force the auction to game. As the name Sixpack implies, six-keycard Blackwood comes of age in the delivery of four aces, two key kings, and two "queecards." Sixpack packs them all into a compact bidding space below the major-suit game. It then discovers other key honor cards that become important in the context of the auction. Sixpack c . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Two-Club Marionette
Good-Bye Forcing Notrump
by Allen DeSerpa
List Price: $12.95  Discount Price: $10.36  You Save: 20%
110 pages. Paperback.

Getting to play one notrump offers at least four ways of winning a board: (1) you may not have a better contract; (2) even if you do, it will not always be easy to find it; (3) even when one notrump is not the best contract, the opponents rate to give away a trick with an aggressive opening leadl; (4) even if responder finds the better contract; the opposition gets another opportunity to get back . . . read more.