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Item ImageBergen For The Defense
How to Defeat More Contracts
by Marty Bergen
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216 pages. Hardcover.

Techniques Every Defender Must Know! Opening leads, signals, holdup plays, uppercuts, and a whole lot more. Guaranteed to do wonders for your bridge game, this book shows you the right way to size up the hand when dummy is tabled. - How to know when not to "Cover an honor with an honor" - Which signals every partnership must play - How to find the killing lead against a slam - Why you should be e . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBergen's Best Bridge Quizzes - Vol. 1
Sharpen Your Skills and Fill In the Gaps
by Marty Bergen
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80 pages. Paperback.

This interactive book uses Q&A with thorough, helpful explanations to allow the reader to test himself on bidding, declarer play, defense and opening leads. A brand-new series, guaranteed to improve your game and help you win more often. - Understand how to invite slam without getting too high - Know how to squeeze your opponents (and not yourself) - OBAR-BIDS: competitive bidding and opening lea . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBergen's Best Bridge Tips
Read Today - Win Tomorrow!
by Marty Bergen
List Price: $9.95  Discount Price: $7.96  You Save: 20%
72 pages. Paperback.

A new series, guaranteed to improve your game and help you win more often. Here's a chance to learn valuable secrets on bidding, declarer play and defense: Learn how you can play "2 against 1" - How to avoid trouble after opening light in third seat - What must you know about balancing - When is it okay to bid notrump without a stopper - When should declarer not count losers in a suit contract? - . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBetter Slam Bidding With Bergen
Companion workbook to Slam Bidding Made Easier
by Marty Bergen
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64 pages. Paperback.

YOU CAN Bid Slams Better! This perfect compliment to Slam Bidding Made Easier is loaded with valuable tips. A must-read for all players who want to bid slams better. Many helpful checklists are included to help solidify your partnership. In addition, you will learn: The only sure-fire way to improve your slam bidding. - Which agreements are essential for all RKC players. - How to evaluate your ha . . . 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 - Why squeez . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageHand Evaluation: Points Schmoints
Guaranteed to make YOU a Better Bidder
by Marty Bergen
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64 pages. Paperback.

In this book Marty goes a little further in discussing his "rule of twenty". The reader will learn to reevaluate honor cards to get a more accurate point count. Aces are generally worth more than 4, jacks are generally worth less than 1. Honors in your own suits are worth more if you play the hand. Anyone who enjoyed Points Schmoints will find this a useful addition to their bridge library. - Wha . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageIntroduction To Negative Doubles
A Must-Read for the Aspiring Player
by Marty Bergen
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64 pages. Paperback.

Here is an introduction on one of the most widely-used conventions. Marty clarifies the best way to play each sequence, so you can avoid any misunderstandings with your partner. - Learn the secrets of the negative double. Find out how many points and what kind of hand you need to use this exciting bidding tool. - Opener's Rebids -- A plethora of carefully-chosen examples that will enlighten you. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMarty Sez: Volume 1
Bergen's Bevy of Bridge Secrets
by Marty Bergen
List Price: $17.95  Discount Price: $14.36  You Save: 20%
160 pages. Hardcover.

114 practical, easy-to-remember tips to benefit all players. Marty Bergen, Mr. Points Schmoints himself, succeeds again in breaking the mold. "Readers don't need long-winded explanations. They want the author to get to the point." And that's just what he does. One of the most celebrated bridge authors of our time, Marty reveals how you can: - Excel in the art of bidding good slams - Make the deci . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMarty Sez: Volume 2
More Secrets of Winning Bridge
by Marty Bergen
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184 pages. Hardcover.

Marty Bergen has done it again. Regardless of your level, this book is guaranteed to improve your results and make you a more formidable opponent. One of the most celebrated bridge authors of our time, Marty explains: When it's okay to rebid a five-card suit - Bidding secrets that even experts don't know - How to bid good slams, and avoid poor ones - The best way to plan an endplay - How to decla . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMarty Sez: Volume 3
Practical Tips You Can Take To the Bank
by Marty Bergen
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192 pages. Hardcover.

The third book in this popular series is guaranteed to do wonders for your bridge game. Highlights include a smorgasbord of competitive bidding tips as well as over two dozen carefully-explained full deals, each with a valuable lesson. - A technique every declarer must have at his fingertips. - How you can compete with "unbiddable" hands. - Why you can't afford to worry about sneak attacks. - How . . . 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 dra . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageNegative Doubles
A Must Read for Every Partnership
by Marty Bergen
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118 pages. Paperback.

The negative double is one of the most important bidding tools in modern bridge. In consequence, popular author and teacher Marty Bergen has written a book all about this deadly bidding weapon. Of course, the good old basics are covered, in a style that even the beginner will understand. Responses to the double are detailed, not forgetting the Penalty Pass - yummee! New concepts such as Thrump do . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePoints Schmoints
Bergen's Winning Bridge Secrets
by Marty Bergen
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210 pages. Paperback.

Bridge Book of the Year. Loaded with helpful tips. Here, collected in one delightful volume, are more than 65 gems, guaranteed to increase your enjoyment of bridge and your ability to win. Marty Bergen shares the secrets that have led to 10 National Championships. With elegant style and refreshing simplicity, Marty reveals: - The Rule of 20--a reliable yardstick for opening the bidding. - When no . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageSlam Bidding Made Easier
How to bid good slams, and avoid bad ones.
by Marty Bergen
List Price: $22.95  Discount Price: $18.36  You Save: 20%
240 pages. Paperback.

Guaranteed to do wonders for your bridge game, this book shows you the right way to size up your hand and get to good slams that other players won't get to. One of the most popular bridge authors of our time, Marty Bergen, Mr. Points Schmoints, explains: - The wrong time to bid 4NT, and the right time to bid 4NT - Conventions worth playing, and others you must avoid - The one thing you must know . . . read more.