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BOOKS ON DECLARER PLAY

Item Image25 Ways to Take More Tricks as Declarer
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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192 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

This book deals with the play of the cards as declarer, perhaps the most important part of the game. As usual in the '25' series, basic ideas on the strategies and tactics available to declarer are covered comprehensively in the early part of the book, while in later chapters, more advanced players will find ideas and topics that challenge their own understanding of the game. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageA Bridge To Inspired Declarer Play
by Julian Laderman
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176 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Recognize what technique to use on each particular deal. This book addresses the thought processes that novice declarers must develop and practice. What features of a bridge hand lead an expert to select the correct line of play from all those available? The carefully chosen examples in this book will help advancing players to recognize those features and take action accordingly. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageA Bridge to Simple Squeezes
by Julian Laderman
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152 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Most bridge players find squeeze play the hardest technique to learn. It has unavoidable technical aspects that for many make it impenetrable. In this award-winning book, the reader is taken slowly and carefully through the basics, and by the end will be confident that they too can execute simple squeezes at the table. This second edition reflects many enhancements and improvements made to the or . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge Squeezes for Everyone
by David Bird
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221 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Did you always think squeezes were too difficult? Or perhaps you know the basics but now you want to learn about more complex and advanced squeeze positions? If you fit either of these categories, or even if you just want to improve your understanding of an important aspect of declarer play, this book is for you. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDeceptive Declarer Play
The Art Of Bamboozling At Bridge (Vol. 1)
by Barry Rigal
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158 pages. Paperback.

Would you like to beat some unbeatable contracts? Would you like to make some unmakable contracts? Would you like to become a bridge magician? This book will show you the way to improve your game, amaze your partner, and befuddle your opponents. Deception is a bomb which can be used to explode the defense. But, be careful! To avoid being hoist on your own petard, listen to Barry Rigal, the muniti . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDeclarer Play The Bergen Way
How to Make More Contracts
by Marty Bergen
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216 pages. Hardcover.

Techniques every declarer must know. 2005 Bridge Book of the Year. Guaranteed to do wonders for your bridge game, this book shows you the right way to size up the hand when dummy is tabled. One of the most popular bridge authors of our time, Marty Bergen, Mr. POINTS SCHMOINTS, explains: ? What to count, and how to do it the easy way ? How to find extra entries when they are most needed ? Wh . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageEddie Kantar Teaches: Topics in Declarer Play at Bridge
by Eddie Kantar
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240 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Kantar's two-book series on Bridge Defense ( Modern Bridge Defense and Advanced Bridge Defense) won an ABTA Book of the Year Award in 1999. This new book addresses a more popular topic, using a similar approach. While not a comprehensive treatment of declarer play at bridge, this book deals with specific topics exhaustively, and will be invaluable to the improving player: finesses (when and how t . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageEntry Management (BT)
Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Marc Smith
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64 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageHow To Play Card Combinations
by Mike Lawrence
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227 pages. Paperback.

52 hands presented as problems. Discusses the proper way to play each combination. Each hand concludes with further analysis. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageHow To Read Your Opponents' Cards
by Mike Lawrence
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175 pages. Paperback.

Each chapter takes a principle, helps the reader understand it, and gives examples, plus a quiz on the subject. A great help if you seem to guess right half the time or less when playing the dummy. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMisplay These Hands With Me
by Mark Horton
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208 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

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 ImageMore Declarer Play The Bergen Way
How to Make More Contracts
by Marty Bergen
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216 pages. Hardcover.

Sequel to the award-winning book. A proven approach to winning! Demonstrates and illustrates the right way to think about the hand when dummy is tabled. After reading this book, you'll be delighted when the tricks start rolling in. One of the most popular bridge authors of our time, Marty Bergen, Mr. Points Schmoints, explains: ? How to give yourself an extra chance to make the hand ? When to . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlanning in Suit Contracts (BT)
Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Marc Smith
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64 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. At this price, what bridge player could stand not to have al . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlanning the Play in Notrump (BT)
Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Marc Smith
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64 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. At this price, what bridge player could stand not to have al . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePractical Aspects Of Declarer Play
by Krzysztof Martens
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251 pages. Paperback.

How to take legal advantage of the opponents' behavior and develop an appreciation for the perspectives of the other players. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageReese on Play
by Terence Reese
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186 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

This book is one of the all-time classics, a landmark in the development of bridge, especially in the field of card play. First published in 1948, it is now back in print after being unavailable for a number of years. In it, the author reveals what counts in play and defense and shows the reader how to join the ranks of the experts. This is a book that every improving bridge player must own. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageSafety Plays (BT)
Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Marc Smith
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64 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. At this price, what bridge player could stand not to have al . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTest Your Play As Declarer - Vol. 1
by Paul Lukacs • Jeff Rubens
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190 pages. Paperback.

Analyze and play out the difficult hands. Teaches you how to analyze and play out difficult hands. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTest Your Play As Declarer - Vol. 2
by Paul Lukacs • Jeff Rubens
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202 pages. Paperback.

Analyze and play out the difficult hands. Teaches you how to analyze and play out difficult hands. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Bridge World's Test Your Play
by Jeff Rubens
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164 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

North America's oldest and most prestigious bridge magazine, The Bridge World features a monthly column entitled 'Test your Play', which presents difficult problems in declarer play for readers to solve. This is a collection of some of the best of these from the last twenty years; if you can solve even half of them, you may be one of the best declarers in the world! . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Extra Edge in Play at Bridge
by Terence Reese • Julian Pottage
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160 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Bobby Fischer, the reclusive chess champion, once said: "You have found a good move - fine - now look for a better one." The same advice holds true in bridge. If you settle for second best, you will not achieve your full potential. Through a series of problems that are both fresh and a genuine test of skill, the reader is offered the chance to become accustomed to looking for that extra edge. Whe . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Simple Squeeze (TYBT)
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTricks With Trumps (BT)
Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Marc Smith
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64 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Short and full of practical examples, each book takes the reader through the most important aspects of card-play technique at bridge. Where appropriate, play is examined from the point of view both of declarer and defenders. Full of quizzes and chapter reviews, these award-winning books will also reinforce the bridge concepts you learn. At this price, what bridge player could stand not to have al . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageVirtual European Championship (Part 1)
Dynamic Declarer Play
by Krzysztof Martens
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230 pages. Paperback.

Huge collection of advanced play deals in a simulated European Championship. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageVirtual European Championship (Part 2)
Dynamic Declarer Play
by Krzysztof Martens
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249 pages. Paperback.

Huge collection of advanced play deals in a simulated European Championship. . . . read more.