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Item ImageEric Rodwell's Bidding Topics - Book 1
by Eric Rodwell
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Paperback.

Eric Rodwell selected 9 excellent topics for this first book that will have wide appeal, including two about conventions he invented: Support Doubles, and Serious 3NT. Topics cover some very important areas of constructive bidding, competitive bidding, and slam bidding. The techniques in this book are sustainable and can be incorporated into any bidding system. Start with the basics on each topic . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageJudgment at Bridge 2
Be A Better Player & More Difficult Opponent
by Mike Lawrence
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224 pages. Paperback.

In his original Judgment at Bridge, Mike Lawrence gave us a lot of great advice on how to think at the bridge table. In Judgment at Bridge 2, Mike continues with his guidance on how to approach the game. Take Mike's counsel and you will become a better player and a more difficult opponent. Contents: 1) Luck; 2) A Winning Attitude; 3) Introducing Dubious Bridge Rules 4) Preempting; 5) Bidding When . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlaying Suit Combinations
by Fred Gitelman • Jeff Rubens
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96 pages. Paperback.

This book serves two purposes: One is to enable the reader to improve card-play technique. The text illustrates how best to handle some specific holdings, and, more importantly, assists in the development of patterns of bridge problem-solving that apply not only to single-suit situations but to declarer-play and defensive problems in general. The other purpose is to share some of the beauties and . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Language of Bridge
by Kit Woolsey
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317 pages. Paperback.

Kit Woolsey's first new bridge book in 35 years is aimed at an intermediate audience, but with plenty of insights for advanced and expert players. This book examines the communication between partners as they work together to reach the best contract or try to defeat declarer's contract on defense. Kit brings his unique take on the game to the subject of partnership communication -- thinking abou . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWorld Championships 2016 at Wroclaw
by World Bridge Federation • Brian Senior
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Paperback.

The official publication of the World Bridge Championships 2016 at Wroclaw. From the World Bridge Federation. Edited by Brian Senior. . . . read more.

                                   
Item Image(You Too Can Play) A Good Game of Modern Bridge
by Ron Klinger
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272 pages. Paperback.

Bidding methods come and go, but the ones that work stay. The popular style of bidding today is quite a bit removed from that of the 1960s, 1970s and even the 1980s. While high card values are still very important, today there is far more emphasis on shape. That affects your decision whether to open or not and your choice of rebid. In general bidding is far more competitive than it was thirty yea . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageExpert Hand Evaluation
by Augie Boehm
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142 pages. Paperback.

If bidding were as simple as counting high-card points, most of us would have lost interest in bridge a long time ago. Appreciating the life-long challenge of a game immune to mastery, experts are always trying to hone their bidding judgment. This book's aim is to help you develop good bidding judgment by refining and improving your hand evaluation, which is the bedrock of good bidding. Learning . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageFamous Bridge Swings
by David Bird
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225 pages. Paperback.

Learn from their Mistakes. After a hard-fought match or perhaps a weekend of matchpoint play, it is well worth the effort to look at all your bad boards and see if any lessons can be learned. In this book you will have the chance to learn from other players' mistakes. We will look at over 150 big swings from international play. The net swings will average over 18 IMPs per deal, with some of more . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageKeys to Winning Bridge
The Advancing Player's Handbook For Success
by Frank Stewart
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224 pages. Paperback.

"With this latest book, Frank Stewart has captured (and in understandable words) not only what it takes to win but the way to get there. Of course, he admires technique, concentration, desire and partnership togetherness, but he stresses what might be wasted time -- discussing what conventions to play or even the bidding system chosen -- rather than the crucial characteristic of simply learning . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageOutsmart the Bridge Experts
by Danny Roth
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Paperback.

This is the fourth in the series of bridge problems highlighting hands which have been reported in books, magazines and newspapers in which the 'expert' has either misanalyzed the problem or totally missed the point of the hand. The book presents more than 60 problems in declarer play or defense, bringing the reader to the critical moment of decision--but also sometimes well short of it or past i . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Abbot's Return to Earth
by David Bird
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144 pages. Paperback.

The pompous and self-important Abbot returns from his heroics in the Chennai Bermuda Bowl to discover that his fellow monks have taken little interest in this adventure. It is no easy matter for him to once again endure the aggravating ups and downs, familiar to us all, of life as a bridge player. The Abbot plays matches and duplicate sessions against a range of colourful opponents. How can it be . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Power Of Positive Bidding
Bidding Secrets of the Italian Champions
by Wladyslaw Izdebski • Dariusz Kardas • Wlodzimierz Krysztofczyk • Ron Klinger
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240 pages. Paperback.

This remarkable book is based on the close observation of the solutions by the Italian Champions to bidding problems. Acute judgements produced astonishing results, which have been analyzed in this exhilarating text. No competent bridge player will want to miss the opportunity of following this exciting work. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Working Horse
by Krzysztof Martens • May Sakr
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Every bridge player needs a "Working Horse" who neighs tirelessly hand in and hand out. He never stumbles in counting up to thirteen or forty, he can anticipate what happens in trick seven and prevent a simple endplay. Do you remember Boxer from Orwell's novel Animal Farm? A huge working horse, strong, laborious and helpful. Now imagine Boxer at the bridge table, pulling the defenders' wagon fro . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageA Taste of Bridge
by Jeff Bayone
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This book is based on the beginners' course at Honors Bridge Club in New York, a series of six lessons that have started thousands of students on the road to enjoying the game. This book is intended to give the reader a taste of bridge, and whet the appetite for more. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge Philosopher 4
by James S. Kauder
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174 pages. Paperback.

Surprise! Yet again that old curmudgeon, the Bridge Philosopher, is back. This fourth book in the Bridge Philosopher Series, once again does a great job of explaining the art of dummy play. Contrary to the author's prediction, he has not yet lost his memory, and certainly not his quick ability to analyze a bridge hand and amuse you in the process. His infamous wit will give you a glimpse into wor . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge Smarts
A Path to Bridge Success
by Augie Boehm
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140 pages. Paperback.

Winner of the ABTA 2016 Book of the Year award. Bridge success is the result of many factors: talent, knowledge, experience, and, to a surprising extent, luck. But there are other, perhaps less obvious, factors that are well within your control, such as maintaining stamina, an even temperment, and concentration. What to focus on? Start with evaluating what your hand is worth as an auction develop . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlaying 2/1: The Rest of the Story
by Paul Thurston
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Paul Thurston's 25 Steps to Learning 2/1 was an instant bestseller, winning the 2003 American Bridge Teachers' Association Book of the Year award. In a tantalizing postscript to that book, he promised a sequel, one that would cover 'the rest of the story' for those who wanted to add modern sophistication to their 2/1 bidding. Here at last he delivers, and the long wait has been worth it. The book . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageArrow Through the Heart
by David Bird
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David Bird's third book of Robin Hood bridge stories provides a feast of entertainment for his fans. The 27 stories contain 113 splendid deals and provide the laugh-aloud humor and painless instruction for which the author is renowned. The cast list features Robin Hood, Maid Marian and the Outlaws - also their arch-enemies, the Sheriff of Nottingham and his hapless side-kick, Sir Guy of Gisborne . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMulti-Landy
The Killer Defense vs. 1NT
by David Oakley
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When the opponents open one notrump, you are faced with a dilemma. Versus a strong notrump, the opponents have the power; versus a weak notrump, they force you or your partner to compete at the two-level. Multi-Landy (aka Woolsey) comprises four components: - Multi. 2 Diamonds shows a 6-card or longer major. - Landy. 2 Clubs shows both majors. - Cappelletti. 2 Hearts or 2 Spades shows a 5-card ma . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageNever a Dull Deal: Faith, Hope and Probability in Bridge
by Robert F. MacKinnon
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In Bob Mackinnon's bestseller, Bridge, Probability and Information, the author drew on his professional background in mathematics to introduce readers to the mysteries of information theory and Bayes Theorem, and their surprisingly practical applications for bridge players. In this sequel, he takes these same ideas further, exploring the application of the concepts of conditional probability to o . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageScramble Stayman
by Doug Bennion
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Don't Settle for 1NT. Scramble Stayman examines (1) which types of hands qualify to scramble, (2) the scramble technique to use (beginning with 2 Clubs and overlaying standard Stayman) and (3) how the various scramble contracts score compared to 1NT, measured over thousands of hands. The book features a 100-board 'match' between one player staying in 1NT, and another scrambling to a (usually) be . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Bridge Journal (CD)
The Complete Collection
by The Bridge Journal
Price: $79.95
1485 pages. Compact disc.

This collection contains digital replicas of all 30 issues (over 1400 pages) of The Bridge Journal ever published, reproduced exactly as they originally appeared. The Bridge Journal was a magazine published from 1963 to 1966, produced by unpaid young tournament enthusiasts who were hoping to improve the game in several dimensions: technique, partnership methods, logistics, laws, forthrightness in . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageA Complete System for the Tournament Bridge Player
by Tugrul Kaban
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Paperback.

This book is designed as a ready-made complete system for the tournament player. The system framework is 2/1, which is laid bare in the first part of the book. Then comes the author's choice of conventions and methods to cover all practical aspects of bidding and carding, taking each part of the convention card in turn. Some of the conventions suggested are outside the mainstream such as Muiderbe . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDefending Doubled Contracts
Master Bridge Series
by Ron Klinger
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96 pages. Paperback.

Having doubled the opponents, you now have to find the best way of enforcing your call. Are the odds so close that defeating the contract is the over-riding priority? But if the opponents' intention were to deprive you of a certain game you should be looking to inflict severe penalties. These are the sort of questions that will face you in this quiz book of bridge problems. The deals have been ch . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlaying Doubled Contracts
Master Bridge Series
by Ron Klinger
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96 pages. Paperback.

The opponents have doubled your contract and you have to decide how best to play the hand. Are you aiming to make your doubled contract? Is there a possibility of doubled overtricks? These are attractive objectives, but often they are not realistic. Should you accept that you will not make your contract and limit your losses as best you can? Obviously it is better to go one down than three or fou . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDefending at Bridge: A First Course
by Bill Treble
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160 pages. Paperback.

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 ImageIf I Only Had a Heart
Bridge Over the Rainbow
by Alex Adamson • Harry Smith
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224 pages. Paperback.

Fictional bridge clubs, from Victor Mollo's Menagerie to the monks of David Bird's St. Titus Abbey, are familiar backdrops for writers. Perhaps therefore it's surprising that no one has gone 'over the rainbow' before. It's not a surprise, though, to find that everyone in Oz is a keen bridge player, even the Scarecrow and the Tin Man. The Lion is as cowardly a player as you would expect, and the w . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlay Bumblepuppy Bridge
by Julian Laderman
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101 pages. Paperback.

Bumblepuppy Bridge is a wonderful stepping-stone to standard bridge. A total beginner can learn in an hour how to play the game - without any help from a bridge player. This novel game was created by award-winning bridge author and historian Julian Laderman, by blending simple features from several early forms of bridge. The game is appropriate for ages 6 to 106. A free video enables readers to w . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageShould I or Shouldn't I
Drawing Trumps at Bridge
by Marc Smith
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241 pages. Paperback.

To draw or not to draw? (trumps, that is)? You might be forgiven for thinking this is an easy question to answer, and on many deals it is. But there are also a large number of situations where it's all too easy to make the wrong decision. As declarer, you (usually) have the majority of cards in the trump suit, but managing them to best effect isn't always quite so simple. This book looks at thos . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageSix Steps to Winning Declarer Play
by Jay Apfelbaum
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225 pages. Paperback.

Do you want to play the hand better than you do now? Too many players have trouble deciding how to set about a contract as declarer. Do they worry about losers or winners? Do they draw trumps or not? Should they be guarding against bad breaks? There are so many things to think about, it's easy to get sidetracked. In this book, you will learn about the right questions to ask yourself as declarer . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Abbot, the Parrot and the Bermuda Bowl
by David Bird
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Paperback.

For more than 35 years, David Bird's tales of the bridge-crazy monks of St. Titus have appeared in magazines around the world. In this twelfth collection in book form, the pompous and self-important Abbot spots a chance to take part in that Holy Grail of bridge--the Bermuda Bowl world championships. Casting all ethics aside, he pursues this dream. Partnered by the Parrot,with the Witchdoctor, Mbo . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWhen to Draw Trumps
by Adam Parrish
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The Ultimate Guide to Playing a Trump Contract. Knowing when to draw trumps is absolutely fundamental to playing a suit contract, but it is not always an easy decision to make. How many times have you drawn trumps immediately, only to realize later that you should have waited? Or, trying to learn from your mistake, put off drawing trumps when you shouldn't have and gone down in a cold contract? T . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBattling the Best
My Journey Through the 2014 Reisinger
by Sartaj Hans
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209 pages. Paperback.

More than just a book of great hands (there are, of course, lots of great hands), this book features Sartaj's distinctive take on high-level bridge: the ups and downs of playing in the ACBL's toughest event, the psychology of great performance at bridge. Many hands are the type not featured in books--the in-the-trenches battles for overtricks in mundane partscore contracts that are the heart and . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageJack 6.0 (CD)

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Compact disc.

For Windows. Jack is a computer bridge program developed by bridge players for bridge players. One of the developers is former world champion Berry Westra (Bermuda Bowl, Chile 1993). Jack uses state of the art computer algorithms. Jack's possibilities exceed those of all other bridge playing programs. Besides its exceptional bidding and playing strength, Jack offers a very user friendly interface . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePractice Makes Perfect
25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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Paperback.

You asked for it! 25 Conventions You Should Know has sold more than 250,000 copies since it was first published, and continues to top the bridge bestseller lists. Over the years, readers have suggested that it would be an even better book if it offered some way to practice what they had learned. Now, here it is: a brief summary of each of those 25 conventions, together with example hands that can . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Right Bid At the Right Time
by Neil Kimelman
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Paperback.

This book completes the trilogy that Kimelman started with Improve Your Bidding Judgment, continued with The Thin Fine Line. He explores the delicate process of making the right decisions in the auction, especially in competitive situations. Examples are taken from high-level bridge events, presented in quiz format, so the reader can make his own call before the options are discussed and the auth . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Secrets of Winning Bridge
Second Edition
by Jeff Rubens
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224 pages. Paperback.

The classic, easy-to-understand shortcut to winning bridge. Jeff Rubens' classic book is as relevant today as when it was first published to critical acclaim. The secrets herein are not system-dependent; they pertain to general bridge skills and to bridge thinking. The book consistently makes successful bridge players' top-10 list of most influential books. Now back in print in a modernized Secon . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTwo-over-One: A First Course
by Bill Treble
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Paperback.

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.

                                   
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 ImageWhat's Your Line?
100 Instructive Bridge Problems
by David Bird
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Paperback.

Fine-Tune Your Cardplay. This collection of 100 problems features instructive deals that have appeared in David Bird's bridge columns over the past few years. The author has aimed to present problems that will give you a good chance of finding the solution. They illustrate a wide range of card-play techniques. Each problem is presented in two-hand format on a righthand page, with the solution and . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge Baron 27 (CD)

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Compact disc.

For Windows/Mac. One of the all-time best-selling bridge software titles. Five-time winner of the World Computer Bridge Championship. In English, French, and German. Runs on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10. Mac OS 10.8 and later. Here are some of the new features in Bridge Baron 27: Improved bidding and play; Six new Bridge Tournaments for free: the 2015 Cavendish (with cross-IMPs scoring), the 2016 . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge Baron 27 - Upgrade Version (CD)

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Compact disc.

This product requires the user to have Bridge Baron 25 or 26 installed on their computer. For Windows/Mac. One of the all-time best-selling bridge software titles. Five-time winner of the World Computer Bridge Championship. In English, French, and German. Runs on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10. Mac OS 10.8 and later. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBFUN: Bridge For The UNbalanced
by Kevin Cadmus
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248 pages. Paperback.

This book introduces BFUN, a new bidding system that features canape style for bidding two-suited hands and a relay bidding scheme for use after the strong artificial one club opening bid. Such methods are often considered esoteric or lacking consistency or too complicated or too contrary to everything previously learned. In BFUN, the theoretical ideas behind these alternative methods are careful . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge On A Shoestring
by Michael Schoenborn
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215 pages. Paperback.

A fictionalized account of growing up as a bridge player in Toronto in the 1960s and 1970s, based closely on the author's own experiences. Great characters, great stories, great bridge hands--what more could you want? . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBumblepuppy Days
by Julian Laderman
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264 pages. Paperback.

The origins of the game of bridge have been shrouded in mystery... but no longer. Tracing the development of the game and the fascinating characters who played it from whist through to auction bridge and eventually contract, the author reveals the missing link, and demonstrates how the world's most popular card game came into being. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlayers Quick Reference Companion
by Larry Harris
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106 pages. Spiral bound.

Recommended for intermediate to advanced players. This book is for serious non-experts and will help bridge the gap between where you are and where you want to be. It facilitates quick direct look-up for answers about bidding, play and defense. By using PQRC you can avoid bidding accidents with your partner and apply continuous pressure on your opponents. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageStandard Modern Precision
Second Edition
by Daniel Neill
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Paperback.

Play the System National Champions Play. Over the last 20 years a consensus bidding system among American national champions has been chosen and is now the lingua franca for hundreds among the pro circuit, top junior players and strong tournament players. This book will introduce you to the system, called Standard Modern Precision (or SMP), with lots of examples, quizzes and real-life hands bid b . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWhat Does Partner Have? Book 1
by Timothy LeVan
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Paperback.

A Bidding Review for You and Partner. In Book One, the opponents pass. You see only your South hand. Book Two is a continuation of Book One - now with all four players bidding. Analyze everyone's bids: What do they promise? Deny? Are they forcing? What cards and points are required? Review a Bidding Concept. Bid Example Deals. Consult What Does Partner Have? and Thoughts. Take the Quizzes and che . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWhat Does Partner Have? Book 2
by Timothy LeVan
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Paperback.

A Bidding Review for You and Partner. In Book One, the opponents pass. You see only your South hand. Book Two is a continuation of Book One - now with all four players bidding. Analyze everyone's bids: What do they promise? Deny? Are they forcing? What cards and points are required? Review a Bidding Concept. Bid Example Deals. Consult What Does Partner Have? and Thoughts. Take the Quizzes and che . . . read more.

                                   
Item Image52 Bridge Mistakes To Avoid
by David Bird
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220 pages. Paperback.

Why are the world's top players so successful? They make very few basic mistakes! Players at a less exalted level often make the same mistakes over and over again throughout their bridge careers. In this book you will see 52 of the most frequent mistakes--in bidding, play and defense. The chapter on each mistake will contain several deals where the original player went wrong. It will end with som . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge At The Cranmer Club
by Adam Parrish
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134 pages. Paperback.

Adam Parrish's entertaining and educational book tells the story of a night at the local bridge club. Up-and-comer Aaron is playing with Tony, one of the top players in the club. The colorful characters who come to their table each round are perhaps even more interesting than the hands they play. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMore Breaking the Rules
by Barry Rigal • Josh Donn
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226 pages. Hardcover.

To master bridge, we need to learn the rules and algorithms that govern the game, but we must also take them with a pinch of salt. The "rules," or best practices, are there because they work. But not always. The more deals you play, the more you realize that context determines whether or not you should follow the general principles that operate successfully more often than not. And that is what t . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageProfessional Slam Bidding (Part 1)
by Krzysztof Martens
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194 pages. Paperback.

Bidding in the slam zone is an art. It requires good hand evaluation, a well-prepared set of bidding tools, and a large number of additional agreements with particular emphasis on competitive auctions. It helps to have the ability to make decisions under pressure and camouflage information on those hands where the final contract depends on the opening lead. A good imagination is crucial, and accu . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageProfessional Slam Bidding (Part 2)
by Krzysztof Martens
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170 pages. Paperback.

Bidding in the slam zone is an art. It requires good hand evaluation, a well-prepared set of bidding tools, and a large number of additional agreements with particular emphasis on competitive auctions. It helps to have the ability to make decisions under pressure and camouflage information on those hands where the final contract depends on the opening lead. A good imagination is crucial, and accu . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Art of Declarer Play
by Tim Bourke • Justin Corfield
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386 pages. Paperback.

Anybody can make straightforward contracts. This book is about how to handle the rest. If you already have a good grasp of declarer-play technique, the blocking and unblocking plays, the eliminations and the squeezes, then this is the book for you. Bourke and Corfield begin where most of the other books finish, and reveal what goes on inside the mind of an expert, explaining how to anticipate the . . . 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 ImageHow to Remember Every Card in the Deck
by Bob Hampton
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81 pages. Paperback.

Have you ever wondered how many hearts are left or what happened to the Jack of Spades? This book will teach you how to remember which cards have been played and in what order. Bob Hampton is one of the country's most successful memory teachers. He applied his memory techniques to his own card play with amazing results. If you play Bridge, Canasta, Gin Rummy, Spades, Blackjack or other card ga . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Canterbury Bridge Tales
by David Silver
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Paperback.

A disparate group of travellers meets by chance at a motel while on the way to the Nationals in Canterbury, Florida, and naturally they begin swapping stories. Sound familiar? Professor Silver returns in a new collection of short stories, in which literary parody is interwoven with Tim Bourke's brilliant bridge hands. Murder, mystery, sex and the supernatural--and that's just in the first three . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide To Even More Bridge Conventions
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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Booklet.

A pocket-sized edition of 25 More Bridge Conventions You Should Know by the same authors, this is a handy guide to popular intermediate-level conventions such as Bergen Raises, Support Doubles, Puppet Stayman, Inverted Minor Raises, Forcing 1NT and more. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTips on Bidding
Mike Lawrence Bridge Tips
by Mike Lawrence
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Paperback.

20 years ago, Mike Lawrence published a series of short pamphlets for intermediate players with advice on various aspects of bidding and cardplay. Long unavailable, this material has now been revised, updated, and republished in three anthology volumes, each comprised of about 10 of the original booklets. The topics here include: The Three-Card Raise, Penalty Doubles, Preempts and The Fine Art of . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageLast Call in the Menagerie
by Victor Mollo
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Paperback.

Just about every bridge player over forty has read Victor Mollo's Bridge in the Menagerie, a book that is on any list of the all-time top ten on the game. Towards the end of his life, Mollo continued to write stories about the same well-loved characters (the Hideous Hog, the Rueful Rabbit, Oscar the Owl, and the rest), but they appeared in various magazines around the world, and if you weren't a . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTips on Cardplay
Mike Lawrence Bridge Tips
by Mike Lawrence
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Paperback.

Twenty years ago, Mike Lawrence published a series of short booklets for intermediate players, entitled Topics on Bridge, with advice on various aspects of bidding and card play. Long unavailable, this material has now been revised, updated, and republished in three anthology volumes, each comprised of about ten of the original booklets. The topics here include: Defense, including opening leads, . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTips on Competitive Bidding
Mike Lawrence Bridge Tips
by Mike Lawrence
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Paperback.

Twenty years ago, Mike Lawrence published a series of short booklets for intermediate players, entitled Topics on Bridge, with advice on various aspects of bidding and card play. Long unavailable, this material has now been revised, updated, and republished in three anthology volumes, each comprised of about ten of the original booklets. The topics here include: Four-Card Overcalls, Bidding over . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageAccurate Cardplay
by Terence Reese • Roger Trezel
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232 pages. Paperback.

In the 1970s, two of the best bridge writers of all time collaborated on a series of eight small books on cardplay. Long out of print, these books are being republished now in two combined volumes, updated by Bridge magazine editor Mark Horton. Accurate Cardplay comprises Safety Plays in Bridge; Blocking and Unblocking Plays in Bridge; Elimination Play in Bridge; When to Duck and When to Win in B . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBidding at Bridge: A Quizbook
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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159 pages. Paperback.

The third in an award-winning series for near-beginners, this book gives the reader a chance to practice the principles on which sound bidding is based, from the opening bid onward. Bridge teachers and students will find this book invaluable. The same author team produced Declarer Play at Bridge: A Quizbook, which was named the 2013 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageImaginative Cardplay
by Terence Reese • Roger Trezel
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248 pages. Paperback.

In the 1970s, two of the best bridge writers of all time collaborated on a series of eight small books on cardplay. Long out of print, these books are being republished now in two combined volumes, updated by Bridge magazine editor Mark Horton. Imaginative Cardplay is based on Master the Odds in Bridge; Snares and Swindles in Bridge; Those Extra Chances in Bridge; The Art of Defense in Bridge. Th . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlay Bridge With Me
by Frank Stewart
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216 pages. Paperback.

The "over-my-shoulder" genre in bridge literature allows the reader to get into the mind of an expert player and follow their thought processes. The reader is exposed to techniques--such as counting and drawing inferences--that are supposedly reserved for experts. The author focuses on logical thinking, and problem solving. During a session, a player faces hundres of decisions. Some can be resolv . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWho Has The Queen?
The Bridge Player's Handbook of Card Reading
by Frank Stewart
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206 pages. Paperback.

An introduction to inference, counting, assumption and related topics, things players can use to see their opponents' cards. It's in a quiz format and treats both declarer play and defense. This book is full of interesting deals in which finding a missing queen, or one of her relatives, is the key to making a contract. The problems cover various types of logical thinking, including: counting and . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWinning Duplicate Tactics
by David Bird
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238 pages. Paperback.

Matchpoints is a different game from IMPs and party bridge, and it requires a whole different approach. This book explains the right strategies for bidding, play and defense at matchpoint pairs for players starting out on their competitive careers. Duplicate bridge is a different game. It's true that you can get by if you play exactly the same way as you would in a home social game or a team matc . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageA Second Book of Bridge Problems
by Patrick O'Connor
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128 pages. Paperback.

Like the author's first book (A First Book of Bridge Problems, named Book of the Year for 2011 by the American Bridge Teachers Association), this sequel comprises fifty problems in declarer play and defense for the beginning or near-beginning player, presented in approximate order of difficulty. The problems are slightly more advanced than those in the first book. Experienced players recognize ce . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageFalsecards
2nd Edition
by Mike Lawrence
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188 pages. Paperback.

The definitive book on (legally) pulling the wool over your opponents' eyes. Even if you don't want to get into more esoteric situations, there are times at the bridge table when playing a misleading card is essential if you are to have any chance of an optimum result. This new edition of a classic from Mike Lawrence is an expert account of falsecarding with suggestions for applications, and inc . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Complete Book On Balancing In Contract Bridge
Revised Edition.
by Mike Lawrence
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451 pages. Paperback.

Since it was first published, this has been the definitive book on the tough topic of balancing your bridge hand. It examines auctions where the opponents bid something and you are given the opportunity to either let them have it or to balance. This revised and expanded edition is updated to reflect modern bidding practices and covers almost any possible auction. The cost of not balancing can be . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCard Play Technique
Or The Art Of Being Lucky
Second Edition.
by Victor Mollo • Nico Gardener
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310 pages. Paperback.

This is perhaps the single most-requested out-of-print bridge book, and is widely regarded as the best intermediate-level book on card play ever written. Gardener's technical expertise and Mollo's witty writing style combine to provide a unique instructional experience. This new edition has been revised and modernized by Bridge Magazine editor Mark Horton. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageA Treasury Of Bidding Tips
554 Tips To Improve Your Partner's Game
by Eddie Kantar
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199 pages. Paperback.

554 tips on bidding, an updated version of one of Kantar's most popular books for intermediate players. Twenty years ago, Kantar set about distilling his bridge wisdom into a trilogy of books for the intermediate player, one each on Bidding, Play and Defense. Each consisted of several hundred short Tips, and the author believes that any reader who absorbs even a fraction of them will improve his . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageLarry Teaches 2/1 Game Forcing
by Larry Cohen
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64 pages. Spiral bound.

Larry Cohen's 64-page workbook simplifies the 2/1 GF system. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageLarry Teaches Declarer Play At Notrump
by Larry Cohen
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Spiral bound.

The 6th book in the award-winning "Larry Teaches" series. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageLarry Teaches Declarer Play at Suit Contracts
by Larry Cohen
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Spiral bound.

The 5th book in the award-winning "Larry Teaches" series. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageLarry Teaches Defense
by Larry Cohen
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Spiral bound.

The 4th book in the award-winning "Larry Teaches" series, this 64-page spiral bound book provides instruction on Defense for Intermediate-level players. Card to lead in a suit, 2nd- and 3rd-hand play, signals, overall defensive strategy and much more. Numerous quizzes and examples. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageLarry Teaches Doubles (and Redoubles)
by Larry Cohen
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64 pages. Spiral bound.

Larry Teaches Negative, Takeout, Support, Responsive and other Doubles and Redoubles in this 64-page spiral-bound workbook. Includes numerous quizzes with answers. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageLarry Teaches Opening Leads
by Larry Cohen
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64 pages. Spiral bound.

The 3rd in the award-winning series of "Larry Teaches." This 64-page spiral workbook covers all aspects of this daunting part of the game. Numerous quizzes guide the reader towards improving their skills in this very important area of the game. . . . read more.

                                   
Item Image57+ Bridge Conventions Made Easy
by Alvin Lesser
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164 pages. Paperback.

Clearly and concisely describes and expains conventions for all bridge players to maximize their bidding, enabling both partners to have an exact understanding of each other's bids. With over 200 charts and tables, and many examples, novice and intermediate bridge players can easily learn how to communicate the most popular bridge conventions. Advanced players are also able to learn new an unfami . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageACBL Laws Of Rubber Bridge
2014 Edition
by ACBL (American Contract Bridge League)
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50 pages. Booklet.

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Item ImageDefensive Communications
by Andrew Garnett
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Paperback.

Defensive Communications is written for the beginner through the intermediate bridge player that wants to learn how to communicate and signal like the pros during the defense! It is split into two sections, Basics and Advanced, so the reader can go at their own pace, adding more and more to their defensive arsenal as they progress as a Bridge player. The fundamentals presented in this book are a . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDiamonds Are The Hog's Best Friend
by Victor Mollo
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216 pages. Paperback.

The second MPP collection of lost Menagerie stories, collected for the first time in book form (following The Hog Takes to Precision in 2011). Victor Mollo is everyone's favorite bridge humorist, and a genuinely new book from him will be greeted as something to be treasured. Illustrations by bridge cartoonist Bill Buttle add to the fun. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDown The Convention Card (PDF E-Book)
by Danny Kleinman
Price: $10.00
208 pages. E-Book.

This book will guide you through the ACBL convention card, outlining some of the options for each portion, and making some recommendations about which options to choose--always with partnership agreement and ample partnership discussion. Without partnership agreements, some calls are utterly unusable, as default meanings do not always exist. A properly filled-out convention card does not describe . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageFlash for Signals and Leads
by Andrew Garnett
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Spiral bound.

53 Full color cards with 64 questions and answers to test your understanding of standard leads and signals. This is a companion product for Defensive Communications. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMajor Suit Raises
by Andrew Garnett
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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 ImageSixpack Repack
Keycards And Queecards in the Twilight Zone
by Allen DeSerpa
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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 ImageSlam Bidding (PDF E-Book)
by Danny Kleinman
Price: $10.00
181 pages. E-Book.

Technique, philosophy and methods applied to slam-level decisions; many recommendations and evaluations of possibilities. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTeach Your Child Bridge
Using a simplified Acol system
by Ron Klinger
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Paperback.

This is the Acol version of the book Bridge For Children. It is identical in the early part and introduces Acol near the end. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTest Your Bridge Play Vol. 2
by Eddie Kantar
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234 pages. Paperback.

Become a better declarer - and Eddie Kantar promises it will be relatively painless! The problems in this book are not for experts - they are, however, for anyone whose ambition is to become a better bridge player. The problems involve the everyday cardplay maneuvers you have to master if you are going to improve as a declarer. As you work through this book, you will encounter more than one exa . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageVariable Strong 1NT and the 2 Spade Size Ask
by Andrew Garnett
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Paperback.

This book teaches a variable Strong One No Trump system with 14-16HCP, 15-17HCP, and 15-18HCP ranges and utilizes a 2-Spade size-asking bid which increases the number of conventions and treatments that can be played so any hand you hold becomes easier to represent in the auction. You will learn all the basics like Stayman, Jacoby transfers, minor-suit transfers, RKC 3014, and Gerber, as well as B . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDeadly Defence
by Wladyslaw Izdebski • Roman Krzemien • Ron Klinger
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192 pages. Paperback.

This book covers every important aspect in bridge to make good bridge players into excellent defenders. It deals with opening leads (how to convey maximum information), defensive play when playing second hand, third hand and also when you are first to play to a trick, how to use signals more effectively and how to think on defence like an expert. This is the most interesting and important book on . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Deadly Defence Quiz Book
by Wladyslaw Izdebski • Roman Krzemien • Ron Klinger
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160 pages. Paperback.

The sequel to Deadly Defence, this book goes further into the areas needed to become a deadly defender and a feared opponent, and provides a large number of practical problem hands set in quiz form. Defence is the hardest part of bridge and even top-class players make mistakes much too frequently. Part 1 of this book gives insights into how to become a deceptive defender and how to recognize spec . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageSimply The Best
20 of the Greatest Bridge Players of All Time
by Brian Senior
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72 pages. Booklet.

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Item ImageBridge Puzzles For Children
Simple Card Play Problems To Introduce Them To This Wonderful Game
by David H. Levin
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128 pages. Paperback.

Contains more than 90 simple card play problems. Ideal for youngsters in grades two through six who have had little or no exposure to the game of contract bridge. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageKantar for the Defense Volume 1
An Eddie Kantar Bridge Classic
by Eddie Kantar
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204 pages. Paperback.

Think Defense: Multiple world champion Eddie Kantar's popular bridge column, Kantar for the Defense, has run in The Bridge World for almost fifty years, challenging players to defeat the contract in a variety of situations. Now available once more in print, Kantar for the Defense Volume 1 and Volume 2 are a collection of the best of these columns, offering the reader 100 practical defensive probl . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageKantar for the Defense Volume 2
An Eddie Kantar Bridge Classic
by Eddie Kantar
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204 pages. Paperback.

Think Defense: Multiple world champion Eddie Kantar's popular bridge column, Kantar for the Defense, has run in The Bridge World for almost fifty years, challenging players to defeat the contract in a variety of situations. Now available once more in print, Kantar for the Defense Volume 1 and Volume 2 are a collection of the best of these columns, offering the reader 100 practical defensive probl . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageImprove Your Play At Trump Contracts
by Ron Klinger
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128 pages. Paperback.

Following the successful Improve Your Declarer Play at Notrumps, Ron Klinger shows how to make the most of your assets in trump contracts. When to cross-ruff and many more topics are covered to make you a better declarer and make that extra trick or two to give you a top score. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCan You Win the USBC Team Trials 2013?
by Matthias Felmy
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290 pages. Paperback.

In quiz format, this book presents bidding, declarer play and defensive problems taken from the deals that occurred during the final of the 2013 USBC Team Trials. Compare your solutions to the plays and bids actually made, and see how you would have scored if you had been playing. In-depth analysis of each deal is given. The analyses include discussion of several advanced topics such as countin . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageImprove Your Slam Bidding
by Ron Klinger
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128 pages. Paperback.

Bidding in the slam area has developed rapidly over the past twenty years and players are bidding slams more often and more accurately. In this book Ron Klinger shows how to judge whether slam is likely or not and reveals the methods to find the critical cards in partner's hand, whether it is to stay out of a poor slam, bid a good small slam, or find an excellent grand slam. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageKickback: Slam Bidding at Bridge
by Robert Munger
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80 pages. Paperback.

Until now, the Kickback convention has been the purview of the expert community. This book makes Kickback accessible to all tournament players for the first time. The author starts by explaining why Kickback is easier to use and more efficient than Roman Keycard Blackwood. The book addresses such vital issues as setting the trump suit, which strain to use to ask for key cards, the King Ask, th . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageScotland's Senior Moment
by Harry Smith • Alex Adamson
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270 pages. Paperback.

Do you ever expect to play in a world bridge championship? The 2012 Scotland Senior team surprised many by qualifying. The story of how they got to Bali, and what happened to them once they got there, makes for fascinating reading. "A wonderful tale--the best underdog story since the Jamaican Bobsled Team. A must-read for any bridge player who wants to see what it is like to play in a world cham . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge in The Menagerie
by Victor Mollo
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168 pages. Paperback.

Bridge in the Menagerie is on any list of the all-time top ten books on the game. Everyone can relate to the characters, the bridge hands are brilliant, and the stories themselves hilarious. This is the book against which all subsequent attempts at bridge humor are measured. It has been out of print for some time, and is reissued now with illustrations by bridge cartoonist Bill Buttle. . . . 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 Philosopher 3
by James S. Kauder
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302 pages. Paperback.

He's back! That old curmudgeon, the Bridge Philosopher, is back for a third try at explaining the art of dummy play. He claims that he is losing his memory, but he hasn't lost his ability to reason or to analyze a bridge hand in an instant. And, as usual, he has cogent (often biting) comments to make about the sad state of affairs in the world at large: the rising cost of living; unfunded Social . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageShort Club and Transfer Responses
by Brian Senior
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32 pages. Booklet.

Systems based on a short club opening with transfer responses are becoming sufficiently popular that, even if one does not wish to use them oneself, it is a good idea to know something about how they work and how to defend against them, as more and more opposing pairs are employing such methods. This booklet gives a general overview of this type of system then goes on to discuss one complete m . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Abbot, The Witchdoctor And The Disastrous Double
by David Bird
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128 pages. Paperback.

In this eleventh collection in the celebrated series of humorous revelations about the bridge-playing monks of St Titus, the pompous and self-important Abbot travels to the Upper Bhumpopo mission in Africa. He plays against the Witchdoctor, the Parrot, Mrs Okuku and Miss Nabooba, Mhozi and Mjubu - characters that are familiar from earlier books in the series. Regular followers will know what to e . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBoehm's Card Play Essentials
by Augie Boehm
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56 pages. Paperback.

If you have already taken beginner bridge classes and feel uncertain about how to play or defend a hand, this booklet is right for you. You won't find endplays, squeezes or other rarities: what you will find are the card play techniques that occur with the greatest frequency and therefore present the most common challenges. For the most part, all four hands are displayed in the illustrated deal . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageIt's All In The Game
The Fun Side Of Winning Bridge
by Robert Ewen • Jeff Rubens
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236 pages. Paperback.

Expert-level bridge is a serious game but that doesn't mean it can't be wild, wacky and downright fun! In this humorous book, Bob Ewen and Jeff Rubens bring us some of the funniest bridge stories ever collected. The bridge is top-notch, and the zany cast of characters and their escapades are unforgettable. Come join them and take a look into the fun side of winning bridge! . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMike's Advice - Vol. 1 (CD)
by Mike Lawrence
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Compact disc.

333 perplexing hands to bid. Each problem comes with a choice of bids with explanations for why each bid is good or bad and why. This product is for players who frequently find themselves wondering what the right bid was on some hand that did not fit into most bidding schemes. There is nothing like this CD anywhere. Something for everyone! Mike's Advice offers 333 common but frustrating bidding p . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageSwings and Arrows
by Victor Mollo
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196 pages. Paperback.

Just about every bridge player over forty has read Victor Mollo's Bridge in the Menagerie, a book that is on any list of the all-time top ten on the game. Towards the end of his life, Mollo continued to write stories about the same well-loved characters (the Hideous Hog, the Rueful Rabbit, Oscar the Owl, and the rest), but they appeared in various magazines around the world, and if you weren't a . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Hog Takes to Precision
by Victor Mollo
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184 pages. Paperback.

Just about every bridge player in the world has read Victor Mollo's Bridge in the Menagerie, a book that is on any list of the all-time top ten on the game. Towards the end of his life, Mollo continued to write stories about the same well-loved characters (the Hideous Hog, the Rueful Rabbit, Oscar the Owl, and the rest), but some appeared only in the pages of obscure magazines, while others were . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWinning Suit Contract Leads
by David Bird • Taf Anthias
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232 pages. Paperback.

Winning Notrump Leads was a ground-breaking and very well-received book that used the power of computers to determine which opening leads work best against a variety of auctions at notrump. Using enhanced software, the authors now turn their attention to suit contracts. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDefense: Signals (DVD Video)
Larry Cohen Teaches Bridge - The Video Series
by Larry Cohen
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Item ImageDefense: Third-Hand Play (DVD Video)
Larry Cohen Teaches Bridge - The Video Series
by Larry Cohen
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Item ImageA Modern Approach to Two-Over-One
by Ken Eichenbaum
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117 pages. Paperback.

For those of you who wish to expand your horizons, this book may be the answer you have been looking for. A Modern Approach to Two-Over-One was written for the player who already uses a basic two-over-one approach, but is looking for more comprehensive methods to "glue" his system together. Special modern treatments and conventions are introduced to help cover the outer edges of the bell curve, a . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDefend Or Declare
72 Deals To Test Your Bridge Skill
by Julian Pottage
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144 pages. Paperback.

How good an analyst are you? In 2003, Julian Pottage's Play or Defend won the IBPA Book of the Year award. Using an usual bridge problem format, it gave readers all four hands and challenged them to decide whether they wanted to play or defend. Almost ten years later, this sequel comprises 72 new problems, presented in the same fashion, and asking the same question: defend or declare? These are n . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Contested Auction
by Roy Hughes
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336 pages. Paperback.

Roy Hughes first book, Building a Bidding System, has become a must-read for expert pairs looking to develop effective constructive bidding methods. Here, beginning by establishing what the structure needs to accomplish, Hughes discusses competitive bidding, and recommends useful methods and agreements. The book covers in detail many topics that have seen only cursory treatment in print up to now. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWinning Notrump Leads
by David Bird • Taf Anthias
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202 pages. Paperback.

To discover which opening lead is best from a given West hand against a particular auction, the authors use computer software to generate 5000 deals that match the North-South bidding. (The West hand remains the same and the other three hands are chosen randomly.) The software then plays these deals automatically, seeing which of the 13 possible opening leads works best at both IMPs (rubber bridg . . . read more.

                                   
Item Image15 Winning Cardplay Techniques
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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200 pages. Paperback.

Your dummy play needs improving, right? You would like a few new tricks up your sleeve? This is the book for you. You will find the reading experience enjoyable and illuminating. Two of the world's best bridge writers have produced a fine summary of fifteen declarer play techniques. Tim Bourke's elegant and instructive deals illustrate the many variations of each technique. Everything is explai . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDefensive Play At Bridge: A Quizbook
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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159 pages. Paperback.

A series of problem hands for novice/intermediate players. Each section contains a brief introduction of its topic, and the ideas are reinforced with carefully explained solutions and helpful tips throughout. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageFantunes Revealed
by Bill Jacobs
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170 pages. Paperback.

Not since the introduction of Precision has a new bidding system created such an immediate impact as Fantunes, the unique methods of Fulvio Fantoni and Claudio Nunes, the world's number one ranked pair. The Italians have several world championship wins to their name, and their system has played a major role in that success. This book delves into the system, explaining how it works and, just as im . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageA First Book of Bridge Problems (CD)
Interactive CD-ROM
by Patrick O'Connor
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This Interactive CD-ROM is based on the best-selling book, A First Book of Bridge Problems, that was named 2012 Beginner Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. Practice your declarer play with a top-class teacher giving you advice and feedback every step of the way--and with no opponents waiting impatiently for you to play a card! Animated diagrams make following the play . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDeclarer Play at Bridge: A Quizbook (CD)
Interactive CD-ROM
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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This Interactive CD-ROM Edition is based on the bestselling book, Declarer Play at Bridge, that was named 2013 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. Using a series of problem hands, two of the world's best bridge teachers explain how to go about making a plan as declarer, using a simple step-by-step process. This educational and interactive software product presents the m . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageClever Plays In The Trump Suit
by David Bird
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206 pages. Paperback.

An intermediate-level discussion of declarer play, this book focuses on the power of the trump suit. Its subjects include trump timing--should you draw all the defenders' trumps straight away, some of their trumps, or perhaps perform some other vital task first? -- and situations where you need to unblock in the trump suit or to put a defender on lead with a trump. The reader will learn how to ma . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Biggest Little Bridge Book In The World - Book 1 (Yellow)
by Beverly Card School • Jim Becker
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65 pages. Paperback.

A stand alone text covering all aspects of bidding and play. Mastery of the fundamentals is of first-rate importance for all bridge players. The series of "Biggest Little Books" are written in concise form to answer bridge questions that commonly arise, and provide answers to your questions as you advance in your knowledge of the game. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Biggest Little Bridge Book In The World - Book 2 (Blue)
Play and Defense in Suit Contracts
by Beverly Card School • Jim Becker
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55 pages. Paperback.

Explains basics of play and defense in suit contracts. Mastery of the fundamentals is of first-rate importance for all bridge players. The series of "Biggest Little Books" are written in concise form to answer bridge questions that commonly arise, and provide answers to your questions as you advance in your knowledge of the game. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Biggest Little Bridge Book In The World - Book 3 (Red)
Play and Defense in Notrump Contracts
by Beverly Card School • Jim Becker
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69 pages. Paperback.

Explains basics of play and defense in no trump contracts. Mastery of the fundamentals is of first-rate importance for all bridge players. The series of "Biggest Little Books" are written in concise form to answer bridge questions that commonly arise, and provide answers to your questions as you advance in your knowledge of the game. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Biggest Little Bridge Book In The World - Book 4 (Green)
Everyday Bridge Conventions
by Beverly Card School • Jim Becker
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71 pages. Paperback.

Explains basic conventions in modern bridge bidding. Mastery of the fundamentals is of first-rate importance for all bridge players. The series of "Biggest Little Books" are written in concise form to answer bridge questions that commonly arise, and provide answers to your questions as you advance in your knowledge of the game. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageIntroduction to Defender's Play
An Eddie Kantar Bridge Classic
by Eddie Kantar
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For more than fifty years, Introduction to Declarer's Play and Introduction to Defender's Play have been the books that thousands of bridge teachers regard as the best on their subjects. Multiple world champion and Hall of Famer Eddie Kantar covers the basics with clarity, skill, and best of all, humor. Learning can be fun with a great teacher, whether you are a novice or a more experienced playe . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageIntroduction to Declarer's Play
An Eddie Kantar Bridge Classic
by Eddie Kantar
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For more than fifty years, Introduction to Declarer's Play and Introduction to Defender's Play have been the books that thousands of bridge teachers regard as the best on their subjects. Multiple world champion and Hall of Famer Eddie Kantar covers the basics with clarity, skill, and best of all, humor. Learning can be fun with a great teacher, whether you are a novice or a more experienced playe . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCalf
by Krzysztof Martens
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165 pages. Paperback.

Practice in developing the level of concentration needed to act effectively on defense. Includes techniques and pitfalls to avoid. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCamouflage, Waiting Bid
Bidding Like Music
by Krzysztof Martens
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175 pages. Paperback.

When to give the table accurate information, when to conceal it, and when to broadcast misinformation. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageExtra Length Transfer Bids
Bidding Like Music
by Krzysztof Martens
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103 pages. Paperback.

Brings the reader up to date with cutting-edge suggestions for using the transfer principle. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageGuide Dog (Part 1)
by Krzysztof Martens
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300 pages. Paperback.

How to develop effective defensive-card-play understandings with a regular partner. How to help partner solve problems independent of the methods employed. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageGuide Dog (Part 2)
by Krzysztof Martens
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257 pages. Paperback.

How to develop effective defensive-card-play understandings with a regular partner. How to help partner solve problems independent of the methods employed. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageHand Evaluation, Bidding Decisions
Bidding Like Music
by Krzysztof Martens
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146 pages. Paperback.

Expert-level valuation techniques, including adjustments based on analyzing the auction. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageImagination, Bridge Stories
by Krzysztof Martens
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148 pages. Paperback.

How to expand your capabilities to think in different ways and handle new situations. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageOpening Lead
by Krzysztof Martens
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165 pages. Paperback.

How to think about the opening lead from an expert perspective. Larger number of analyzed practice examples. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageOwl, Fox And Spider
by Krzysztof Martens
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233 pages. Paperback.

How to develop expert deceptive capabilities. . . . 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 ImageThe Martens System
Bidding Like Music
by Krzysztof Martens
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232 pages. Paperback.

The author's system, distinguished by mechanisms that allow one partner to control the bidding when it seems appropriate. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe World Of Transfers
Bidding Like Music
by Krzysztof Martens
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241 pages. Paperback.

Using transfers to overcome traditional problems in contested auctions. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTiger And Fly
by Krzysztof Martens
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203 pages. Paperback.

Advanced deals for the serious player. Emphasis on staying alert to possibilities. . . . 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.

                                   
Item ImageConventions Today
by Brian Senior
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Paperback.

Learn the Latest and Greatest. The best and most popular conventions in every area of bidding explained. Whatever your preferred system of bidding, you and your partner will inevitably play a number of conventions. This book will not only help you to decide what to incorporate into your partnership's armory, but also help you to understand the many weapons that might be used against you at the ta . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMastering Hand Evaluation
by Lawrence Diamond
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Paperback.

Advance Your Partnership Communication. Getting to good games, slams, and staying out of poor contracts is an important aspect of bridge. The best way to improve your bidding is not to add a new convention but to improve your hand evaluation skills. In this book you will learn about the science of hand evaluation, going far beyond 4-3-2-1 high card points. Enhance your ability to recognize good c . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageExpert Bridge Simplified
Arithmetic Shortcuts For Declarer
by Jeff Rubens
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416 pages. Paperback.

This book takes a lighthearted approach to tackling challenging problems, and demystifies bridge mathematics for the practical player. After mastering the basic techniques for declarer, bridge players improve by applying those procedures more effectively. The most common question among those who study declarer's craft is: "How do I calculate the odds?" Even highly experienced players sometimes st . . . read more.