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Item ImageCuebids in a Nutshell (ON SALE)
by Dee Berry
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132 pages. Spiral bound.

The ability to grasp and use one single bridge tool, the cuebid, is the way to most easily judge those players who will make real progress in bridge. "Cuebids in a Nutshell" is dedicated to advancing students and players who want a firm grasp of the cuebid in it's many guises. Cuebid more and win more. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageGodfrey's Bridge Challenge
by George Rosenkranz • Phillip Alder
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160 pages. Paperback.

Brings the Romex system to life through lively anecdotes instruction and quizzes. This book will improve your judgment and effectiveness, especially your slam bidding. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageImprove Your Bidding and Play
by Derek Rimington • Ron Klinger
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128 pages. Paperback.

Here is a new edition of this exhilarating and ingenious guide to improving both your bidding and your play. Sixty hands are presented, and you must first find the key bid. Then, as declarer, you have to work out the best way to play the hand. By the time you have completed the sixty problems you will undoubtedly be a much improved player. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageJacoby Transfers (PYB)
Practice Your Bidding Series
by Barbara Seagram • Andy Stark
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68 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

With these handy little books, you can: Learn a new convention, or extend your knowledge of it; Learn and practice by yourself using the unique quiz format; Practice with your partner using the specially selected sample hands, and compare your results with the recommended auctions. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMajor Suit Raises
by Andrew Garnett
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107 pages. Paperback.

Major Suit Raises will teach you how to show three-card junk, invitational, and game-forcing raises as well as four-card preemptive, mixed, limit, game-forcing raises, all in or out of competition. You will also learn how to show four-card raises as the opener all while describing the strength of your hand accurately. You will learn how to count support points, Wolff Signoff, opener and responder . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMore Hocus Pocus
by Erwin Brecher • Julian Pottage
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210 pages. Paperback.

Master puzzler Erwin Brecher teams up with top bridge problemist Julian Pottage to present as second collection of bridge problems, math brain-teasers and logic puzzles . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageOpener's Best Rebids
Number 32
by Marty Bergen
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23 pages. Booklet.

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Item ImageOur Man Godfrey
Tales from the bridge table
by George Rosenkranz
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228 pages. Paperback.

"Many bridge books contain good instructional material. But almost all of them present the material in a dry way, making them a labor of love to read. Yet we assimilate things much more easily if we are having fun at the same time we are learning. That is why this book is so good. There is an enjoyable storyline throughout. As in a good novel, we want to move straight onto the next chapter to fin . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageResponder's Rebids
Number 10
Secrets to Winning Bridge Series
by Marty Bergen
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24 pages. Booklet.

When responder's first bid is one of a suit, the opening bidder does not know much about his partner's hand. Therefore, at responder's second turn, he MUST make a descriptive bid. The bottom line here is: After a 1-level response in a suit, responder's rebid is the key bid in the auction. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageRichelieu Plays Bridge
by Robert F. MacKinnon
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240 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

From the author of Samurai Bridge, this bridge novel is set in 17th century France. Through the medium of fictional bridge games, we see the politics and intrigue of the French court play out, and follow Cardinal Richelieu's career as he becomes the queen's confidant and the real power behind the throne. The bridge is deftly woven into the everyday life of the culture we are observing, so that it . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageStayman Auctions (PYB)
Practice Your Bidding Series
by Barbara Seagram • Linda Lee
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68 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

With these handy little books, you can: Learn a new convention, or extend your knowledge of it; Learn and practice by yourself using the unique quiz format; Practice with your partner using the specially selected sample hands, and compare your results with the recommended auctions. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Fun Way To Advanced Bridge
by Harry Lampert
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158 pages. Paperback.

This continues where his first book left off, with valuable information on counting, refining your bidding technique and advanced declarer play. More superb cartoons complement his unique style of instruction. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Golden Rules for Rubber Bridge Players
by Julian Pottage
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144 pages. Paperback.

Rubber bridge is the world's most widely played social game. This book shows, in a series of clearly expressed rules, how bidding and play in rubber bridge differs from duplicate bridge. Whether you want to win more often or simply enjoy your playing more, this is the book for you. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Rabbi and the Weaker Sex
Kosher Bridge 2
by David Bird • Ron Klinger
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128 pages. Paperback.

Formerly published as Kosher Bridge 2, the cast returns in splendid form and the Rabbi, kindly and considerate, maintains an essential balance between the hilariously warring factions and the excellence of the bridge ensures that readers will be properly instructed while being immoderately entertained. IF you did not read the first book you can start with this one--you will come back for more! . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTips For Tops
by George Rosenkranz
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224 pages. Paperback.

Dr. George Rosenkranz has long been Mexico's most successful player. He owns twelve North American championships and the rare distinction of having captured all four major team titles. He has represented Mexico in many world Olympiads and North America in the Bermuda Bowl. Since his retirement as chairman of the board of Syntex Corporation, he has had more time to devote to bridge. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTournament Bridge for Beginning Players
by Ken Casey
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251 pages. Paperback.

This book is about how to play bridge in a tournament. Unlike club play, the hands are typically prearranged to test your skills. This book gives a comprehensive view of the various types of hands a beginning player might expect to encounter. The various categories of hands presented will teach you how to play the first card, how to ruff, how to set up a long suit, how to play for the drop, how t . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTwo Over One in a Nutshell (ON SALE)
by Dee Berry
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70 pages. Spiral bound.

Designed for quick and easy access to the most popular bridge system of the 21st century, 2/1 In A Nutshell offers easy guidelines to key parts of the system, including brief summaries of conventions necessary to 2/1 and modern bridge. All possible sequences and conventions are not included but the careful reader will learn to open the bidding, respond, and rebid effectively. Special cases are sp . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWhat You Must Know About Transfers
Number 13
Secrets to Winning Bridge Series
by Marty Bergen
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24 pages. Booklet.

This is definitely one of the most important and most popular conventions in modern bridge. As soon as the player who opens 1NT bids responder's suit, opener is assured of becoming declarer if that suit becomes trump. Opener usually has the stronger hand, so the majority of his side's assets will be concealed from the opponents. That can't be bad. In addition, the use of transfer bids allows open . . . 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 ImageWhen to Bid Notrump (*ON SALE*)
(And How to Play It)
by Adam Parrish
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255 pages. Paperback.

In When to Bid Notrump (And How to Play It), Adam Parrish gives the same thorough and understandable treatment to notrump contracts that he gave to trump contracts in When to Draw Trumps. The first section deals with common questions about notrump bidding: when do you need a stopper, when do you bypass a four-card major to bid notrump, when do you choose notrump over a major-suit fit? The second . . . read more.