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Item Image5-Card-Major Stayman (Std. American)(Modern)
Modern Bridge Series
by Ron Klinger
List Price: $16.95  Discount Price: $13.56  You Save: 20%
96 pages. Paperback.

More and more, strong-notrump users eliminate the age-old taboo against holding a five-card major for a one-notrump opening. Opening one notrump can avoid a difficult rebid problem or preempt an opponent out of a one-spade overcall. However, the opening side then faces the challenging problem of how to locate five-three (as well as four-four) major-suit fits. Here is a comprehensive approach to h . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageA Good Game of Modern Bridge
(You Too Can Play)
by Ron Klinger
List Price: $29.95  Discount Price: $23.96  You Save: 20%
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 ImageBridge For Children
(Std. American Edition)
by Ron Klinger
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96 pages. Paperback.

This book expands on the author's original research into using a series of games, each slighty more complicated than the last, to build up the student's knowledge until it reaches bridge. Learning approaches are matched to approximate age levels. Suggestions for parents include how to supplement the activities offered here and how to pursue a child's interest further. Teaching bridge through a se . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCue Bidding to Slams
by Ron Klinger
Price: $3.00


This is a used item. Year: 1983. Category: Bidding. Format/Binding: Paperback. Condition: Very good. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageGuide To Better Bridge (Std. American)(Modern)
Modern Bridge Series
by Ron Klinger
List Price: $17.95  Discount Price: $14.36  You Save: 20%
184 pages. Paperback.

Pointers to better bidding technique in both partnership and competitive bidding. Emphasizes improvement through solid fundamentals and provides a huge array of practice examples and quizzes. Includes some material on play for a change of pace (or to help a teacher in constructing lessons). Emphasizes fundamentals over fanciness for players hoping to move toward the expert level. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageHow To Play Contract Bridge
Modern Bridge Series
by Ron Klinger
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72 pages. Paperback.

Along with a compact formulation of the basics in all areas of the game, this clear presentation gives the student a strong overview of what to expert if pursuing further. A section on how to behave and how to improve add practical wisdom to technical knowledge. Clear presentation of fundamentals in all areas using the traditional, all-in-one-step approach. . . . 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 ImageRon Klinger Answers Your Bridge Queries
by Ron Klinger
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128 pages. Paperback.

Are you having a problem at bridge or a disagreement with your partner? Ron Klinger, one of the leading bridge teachers, replies to bridge questions from players around the world in this stimulating book. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTeach Your Child Bridge
Using a simplified Acol system
by Ron Klinger
List Price: $19.95  Discount Price: $15.96  You Save: 20%
96 pages. 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. The book expands on the author's original research into using a series of games, each slighty more complicated than the last, to build up the student's knowledge until it reaches bridge. Learning approaches are matched to approximate age levels. Suggestions for parents inc . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Modern Losing Trick Count (Std. American)(Modern)
(Std. American Edition)
Modern Bridge Series
by Ron Klinger
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160 pages. Paperback.

Among experts, the losing trick count is one of the most widely used methods for overcoming the negative aspects of straight point-counting. LTC is deceptively simple, but it can be highly effective if applied in a sophisticated way. This book guides you to expert use of an effective, classic hand-valuation technique. Many experts use the losing trick count as a primary or secondary method of val . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe New Complete Book of Bridge
by Albert Dormer • Ron Klinger
Price: $3.00
Paperback.

This is a used item. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Power of Pass
by Ron Klinger • Harold Schogger
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96 pages. Paperback.

You compete with 3 hearts over 3 clubs. You play very well and manage to come to eight tricks. You are feeling good, until you open the scoresheet and find that 3 clubs has been defeated most of the time. You have gone minus when you could have been plus. Not vulnerable against vulnerable, your partner sacrifices in 5 hearts over 5 diamonds and is doubled. Partner is two off for -300. That wou . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTo Win At Bridge
Have You Got What It Takes?
Master Bridge Series
by Ron Klinger
List Price: $22.95  Discount Price: $18.36  You Save: 20%
128 pages. Paperback.

The world of bridge has winners and also-rans. What would you rather be? Winning might not be everything, but it is much better than finishing second or third, and way ahead of being out of place. This book examines the attributes and skills you need to be on the winner's dais more often--not only the personal qualities and psychological requirements, but also the methods you are using and the st . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageUnderstanding Slam Bidding
by Ron Klinger • Andrew Kambites
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128 pages. Paperback.

To bid in a controlled auction to a successful slam is one of the great pleasures of bridge. In Understanding Slam Bidding, Ron Klinger and Andrew Kambites teach you the important modern conventions and teach you how to identify the key cards in your hand. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageUnderstanding the Uncontested Auction
by Ron Klinger • Andrew Kambites
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128 pages. Paperback.

Good bidding is based on the understanding of principles. Understanding the Uncontested Auction aims to help aspiring players in a sympathetic and logical manner to bridge the bidding gap between themselves and the experts. You can use it either as a complete modern bidding system or selctively to improve your general standard of bidding. . . . read more.