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Item ImageA View from the Top (CD)
by Bob Hamman • Barry Rigal
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Compact disc.

Interesting and challenging bridge hands for your enjoyment; insights on how an expert approaches problems at the table. A View from the Top, written by Bob Hamman and Barry Rigal, is designed to give you insights on how a true expert approaches problems at the table. In this program, Bob Hamman (ranked #1 bridge player for many years) discusses his theory of bidding and he analyzes how to tackle . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageAt The Table
by Bob Hamman • Brent Manley
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292 pages. Paperback.

The autobiography of the world's #1 rated bridge player for 20 straight years. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBig Deal
A Memoir from the Wonderful World of Bridge
by Augie Boehm
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220 pages. Paperback.

In this charming memoir, Augie Boehm shares tales and insights from his unique perspectives as an expert bridge player and a world-class musician. The book chronicles Augie's life journeys and reveals the highs and lows of a life in and around the game of bridge, from the highest-level tournaments to the most-dubious bridge club in Times Square; from the carriage trade to luxurious cruise ship . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge At The Edge
by Boye Brogeland • David Bird
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245 pages. Paperback.

An in-depth, over-the-shoulder look at top-level bridge. While describing almost 200 deals that he played in World and European Championships, one of the world's best players, Boye Brogeland, discusses bidding and cardplay, as well as his approach to the mental side of the game. This is a fascinating glimpse into the thought processes of a champion bridge player, as well as a look at state-of-the . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge At The Edge (E-BOOK)
by Boye Brogeland • David Bird
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245 pages. E-book (PDF • EPUB • MOBI)

An in-depth, over-the-shoulder look at top-level bridge. While describing almost 200 deals that he played in World and European Championships, one of the world's best players, Boye Brogeland, discusses bidding and cardplay, as well as his approach to the mental side of the game. This is a fascinating glimpse into the thought processes of a champion bridge player, as well as a look at state-of-the . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge With The Blue Team
by Pietro Forquet • Ron Klinger
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384 pages. Paperback.

Bridge With the Blue Team sets down the most outstanding hands played by the Blue Team, the astonishingly successful Italian team that achieved a record number of victories in world class championships. The 140 chosen hands are first set out in single dummy form so that readers can make their own decisions about how to play the hand before reading the analysis provided. Sections at the end of the . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge, Zia... And Me
by Michael Rosenberg
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192 pages. Paperback.

One of the world's top bridge players chronicles his career from his early days growing up in the UK to his position today as one of the world's best. Rosenberg and the flamboyant Zia Mahmood, who also now lives in the US, are one of the world's best partnerships. Here we learn how they first met and started playing together. There are fascinating and funny anecdotes from Rosenberg's own career, . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge, Zia... And Me (E-BOOK)
by Michael Rosenberg
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192 pages. E-book (PDF • EPUB • MOBI)

One of the world's top bridge players chronicles his career from his early days growing up in the UK to his position today as one of the world's best. Rosenberg and the flamboyant Zia Mahmood, who also now lives in the US, are one of the world's best partnerships. Here we learn how they first met and started playing together. There are fascinating and funny anecdotes from Rosenberg's own career, . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCanada's Bridge Warriors
Eric Murray and Sami Kehela
by Roy Hughes
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336 pages. Paperback.

For more than 30 years, Toronto's Eric Murray and Sami Kehela could claim to be one of the best bridge pairs in the world. Indeed, at times they were probably the best pair in the world. In this book, for the first time, the full story of their bridge partnership is told - the story of a Canadian pair who overcame the odds to dominate North American bridge, but always to have the ultimate prize, . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCanada's Bridge Warriors (E-BOOK)
Eric Murray and Sami Kehela
by Roy Hughes
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336 pages. E-book (PDF • EPUB • MOBI)

For more than 30 years, Toronto's Eric Murray and Sami Kehela could claim to be one of the best bridge pairs in the world. Indeed, at times they were probably the best pair in the world. In this book, for the first time, the full story of their bridge partnership is told - the story of a Canadian pair who overcame the odds to dominate North American bridge, but always to have the ultimate prize, . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageFamous Bridge Disasters
by David Bird
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128 pages. Paperback.

This vastly entertaining book combines learning with laughter, as David Bird describes the most spectacular and amusing disasters suffered by the world's top players. There are two compelling reasons for studying such disasters: you can learn from them and, yes, you can enjoy them. In common with the previous books in this mini-series, you will be directly involved in the action at various stages . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageFor Love or Money
The Life of a Bridge Journalist
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 ImageI Love This Game
by Sabine Auken
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240 pages. Paperback.

Germany staged an improbable comeback in the final session of the 2001 Women's World Bridge Championship to score a narrow victory over France. In this book, world champion Sabine Auken tells the thrilling story of that gold medal win. She also uses the hands from that session as a starting point to talk about the game of bridge, and distills from them general principles and advice that will help . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageI Love This Game (E-BOOK)
by Sabine Auken
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240 pages. E-book (PDF • EPUB • MOBI)

Germany staged an improbable comeback in the final session of the 2001 Women's World Bridge Championship to score a narrow victory over France. In this book, world champion Sabine Auken tells the thrilling story of that gold medal win. She also uses the hands from that session as a starting point to talk about the game of bridge, and distills from them general principles and advice that will help . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlaying with the Bridge Legends
by Barnet Shenkin
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240 pages. Paperback.

Since winning the world's most prestigious pairs event in his early twenties, with the equally precocious Michael Rosenberg, Barnet Shenkin has continued to build a an impressive bridge career. Over the last 25 years, he has had the opportunity to play with and against some of the best in the world, and in this book he recounts his favorite hands and stories. While much of his early career was ba . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlaying with the Bridge Legends (E-BOOK)
by Barnet Shenkin
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240 pages. E-book (PDF • EPUB • MOBI)

Since winning the world's most prestigious pairs event in his early twenties, with the equally precocious Michael Rosenberg, Barnet Shenkin has continued to build a an impressive bridge career. Over the last 25 years, he has had the opportunity to play with and against some of the best in the world, and in this book he recounts his favorite hands and stories. While much of his early career was ba . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageStory of an Accusation
by Terence Reese
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192 pages. Paperback.

In 1965, the bridge world was rocked by an accusation of cheating at the world championships in Buenos Aires. The pair involved were Britain's Terence Reese and Boris Schapiro, two of the world's best players. Now, almost fifty years later, the true inside story can be told - the investigation, the accusation, and the very different results of the World Bridge Federation and British Bridge League . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Bermuda Bowl
by Henry Francis • Brian Senior
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252 pages. Paperback.

A year by year account of this great tournament. The Bermuda Bowl is THE bridge championship - the one everyone wants to win: THE WORLD OPEN TEAMS TITLE. In this book the authors go right back to the beginning, to 1950, in a year by year account of this great tournament. HENRY FRANCIS, bridge journalist, is the editor of the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BRIDGE and 13 World Championship books. BRIAN SENIOR, br . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Bridge Bum: My Life and Play
by Alan Sontag
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256 pages. Paperback.

The Bridge Bum has everything: history, stories about the great players, Sontag's own fascinating hands, cheating, hustling, gambling and the glamor and grind of the bridge professional's life, and most of all the game itself, which Alan Sontag describes with such vigor and eloquence that it's easy to understand why he loves it so much. This new edition brings back to life a classic that has bee . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Bridge Bum: My Life and Play (E-BOOK)
by Alan Sontag
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256 pages. E-book (PDF • EPUB • MOBI)

The Bridge Bum has everything: history, stories about the great players, Sontag's own fascinating hands, cheating, hustling, gambling and the glamor and grind of the bridge professional's life, and most of all the game itself, which Alan Sontag describes with such vigor and eloquence that it's easy to understand why he loves it so much. This new edition brings back to life a classic that has bee . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Bridge Player's Bedside Book
by Tony Forrester
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256 pages. Hardcover.

The ultimate collection of bridge stuff, with something for everyone from the beginner to the expert. Humor, mystery, quizzes, history, biography - it's all here. Over fifty world-class contributors, including Eddie Kantar, Alfred Sheinwold, Ron Klinger, Phillip Alder, Albert Dormer, and many more. Illustrated throughout, including elegant Fougasse cartoons such as this one. From Tony Forrester's . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Great Bridge Scandal
by Alan Truscott
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340 pages. Paperback.

In 1965, the bridge world was rocked by an accusation of cheating at the world championships in Buenos Aires. The pair involved were Britain's Terence Reese and Boris Schapiro, two of the world's best players. Now, almost fifty years later, the true inside story can be told - the investigation, the accusation, and the very different results of the World Bridge Federation and British Bridge League . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Great Bridge Scandal (E-BOOK)
by Alan Truscott
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340 pages. E-book (PDF)

In 1965, the bridge world was rocked by an accusation of cheating at the world championships in Buenos Aires. The pair involved were Britain's Terence Reese and Boris Schapiro, two of the world's best players. Now, almost fifty years later, the true inside story can be told - the investigation, the accusation, and the very different results of the World Bridge Federation and British Bridge League . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Lone Wolff
Autobiography of a Bridge Maverick
by Bobby Wolff
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287 pages. Paperback.

The world champion and former ACBL and WBF President discusses his own career with honesty and emotion, and tackles the big issues that others are afraid to talk about: players cheating at the top levels, destructive bidding systems, sponsorship, and professional players. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Lone Wolff (E-BOOK)
Autobiography of a Bridge Maverick
by Bobby Wolff
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287 pages. E-book (PDF • EPUB • MOBI)

The world champion and former ACBL and WBF President discusses his own career with honesty and emotion, and tackles the big issues that others are afraid to talk about: players cheating at the top levels, destructive bidding systems, sponsorship, and professional players. . . . 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.

                                   
Item ImageThe Rodwell Files (E-BOOK)
The Secrets Of A World Bridge Champion
by Eric Rodwell • Mark Horton
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288 pages. E-book (PDF • EPUB • MOBI)

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.

                                   
Item ImageWin the Bermuda Bowl with Me
by Jeff Meckstroth • Marc Smith
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256 pages. Paperback.

An over-the-shoulder look at the thought processes of one of the world's best players as Jeff Meckstroth takes the reader through the highs and lows of winning the Bermuda Bowl - the world teams championship. Written in the style of Terence Reese's classic Play Bridge with Reese, this book gives readers a chance to make their own decisions at critical stages in each deal, and compare their soluti . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWin the Bermuda Bowl with Me (E-BOOK)
by Jeff Meckstroth • Marc Smith
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256 pages. E-book (PDF • EPUB • MOBI)

An over-the-shoulder look at the thought processes of one of the world's best players as Jeff Meckstroth takes the reader through the highs and lows of winning the Bermuda Bowl - the world teams championship. Written in the style of Terence Reese's classic Play Bridge with Reese, this book gives readers a chance to make their own decisions at critical stages in each deal, and compare their soluti . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWorld Class
Conversations With the Bridge Masters
by Marc Smith
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288 pages. Paperback.

Twenty-six of the world's best players talk about bridge - how they got started, their best and worst memories, their favorite hands, the players they most admire, the opponents they most fear, and their hopes for the future of the game. As you read this book, you will see the human side of people who up to now, may just have been names in a bridge column, but you'll also get from them a series o . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWorld Class (E-BOOK)
Conversations With the Bridge Masters
by Marc Smith
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288 pages. E-book (PDF • EPUB • MOBI)

Twenty-six of the world's best players talk about bridge - how they got started, their best and worst memories, their favorite hands, the players they most admire, the opponents they most fear, and their hopes for the future of the game. As you read this book, you will see the human side of people who up to now, may just have been names in a bridge column, but you'll also get from them a series o . . . read more.