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Item Image5-Card-Major Stayman (Std. American)(Modern)
Modern Bridge Series
by Ron Klinger
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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 ImageACBL: Bidding in the 21st Century
ACBL Bridge Series
by ACBL (American Contract Bridge League)
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370 pages. Spiral bound.

Updated by Betty Starzec to reflect more modern bidding methods, this textbook now has nine lessons based on five card major openings. The chapters are titled: Getting started; Objectives; Responses to 1NT; Responses to One of a Suit; Rebids by Opener; Rebids by Responder; Responses to One of a Suit; Overcalls Takeout Doubles and Responses; The Stayman Convention. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageACBL: Commonly Used Conventions in the 21st Century
ACBL Bridge Series
by ACBL (American Contract Bridge League)
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357 pages. Spiral bound.

ACBL Spade Series - Commonly Used Conventions Eight lessons including: Stayman Convention Jacoby Convention Major suit openings and responses - part 1 Major - suit openings and responses - part 2 Minor - suit openings and responses Subsequent auction Weak two-bids and strong 2 club openings . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageACBL: Defense in the 21st Century
ACBL Bridge Series
by ACBL (American Contract Bridge League)
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404 pages. Spiral bound.

Updated by Betty Starzec to reflect current bridge playing standards. This textbook now has nine lessons on techniques for defeating contracts that declarer would make if we don't defend carefully. Chapters are titled: Opening Leads Against Notrump Contracts; Opening Leads Against Suit Contracts; Third-Hand Play; Second-Hand Play; Defensive Signals; Developing Defensive Tricks; Interfering With . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageACBL: More Commonly Used Conventions in the 21st Century
ACBL Bridge Series
by ACBL (American Contract Bridge League)
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380 pages. Spiral bound.

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Item ImageACBL: Play Of The Hand In The 21st Century
ACBL Bridge Series
by ACBL (American Contract Bridge League)
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380 pages. Spiral bound.

Updated by Betty Starzec to reflect current bridge playing standards. This textbook now had nine lessons on developing strategy and playing the hand to win the contract. Chapters are titled: Making a Plan Developing Tricks - Promotion and Length Developing Tricks - the Finesse Eliminating Losers - Ruffing and Discarding Watching Out for Entries Watching Out for the Opponents Man . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageAudrey Grant Bridge Guide: Five Tips To Simplify Card Combinations
A Practical Approach to Improve the Odds
Declarer Play Series 2
by Audrey Grant
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55 pages. Paperback.

The Bridge Guide on Card Combinations is practical because although card combinations can be seen in isolation, a useful way to gain an understanding is to see them in the context of carefully prepared, instructional deals. This is a dynamic Bridge Guide that will improve your declarer play. You'll see how to effectively use Declarer's Plan; combine chances on Declarer's Checklist to increase the . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageAudrey Grant Bridge Guide: Five Tips to Simplify Defense
Holding the Weakest Hand at the Table
Defense Series 1
by Audrey Grant
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57 pages. Paperback.

This Bridge Guide encourages players to see the potential of weak hands. When the defenders know the standard opening lead guidelines and how to use signals and the Defenders? Plan, they start to maximize the partnership?s trick-taking potential on defense, even when holding the weakest hand at the table. About The "Bridge Guide Series": The Bidding, Declarer Play, and Defense Bridge Guides prese . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageAudrey Grant Bridge Guide: Five Tips to Simplify Entries
Recognizing the Importance of the Link Card
Declarer Play Series 1
by Audrey Grant
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49 pages. Paperback.

Improve your declarer play. Make the most of the entries between declarer and the dummy, even some hiding in full view! An entry is usually considered a high card to give declarer the chance to get to the dummy or to declarer's hand. Yet an entry from one hand to the other has two parts. There is the winner in the hand you are trying to reach. Equally important is the lower-ranking Link Card t . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBasic Splinters In A Day - Student Workbook
Bridge In A Day
by Patty Tucker
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45 pages. Spiral bound.

Basic Splinters in a Day is a four hour workshop to learn the Splinter Bid convention used after an opening bid of 1 heart or 1 spade. It will give players a thorough grounding in when to make a Splinter Bid. More importantly students will learn how to evaluate their hand after a Splinter Bid has been made. The workshop covers: When to make a Splinter Bid; What a Splinter Bid promises; How Opener . . . 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 ImageGuide To Better Bridge (Std. American)(Modern)
Modern Bridge Series
by Ron Klinger
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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 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 ImageNotrump In A Day - Student Workbook
Bridge In A Day
by Patty Tucker
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61 pages. Spiral bound.

Notrump In A Day gives players a thorough grounding in how to bid and respond to Stayman and Jacoby Transfers. More importantly students will learn when to use each of the conventions. The workshop covers: Reminder of priority of contracts and the Opening 1NT bid; Responding to NT based on HCP; Stayman; Jacoby Transfers. Notrump in Day is the first in the new line of Bridge In A Day modular works . . . read more.

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

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

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

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

                                   
Item ImageThe Fun Way To Better Bridge Play
by Harry Lampert
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233 pages. Paperback.

Make yourself a winner at the bridge table. Have all the important tools at your fingertips for successful card play. Starting from ground zero, this book gives you the solutions to the problems you meet every day as a declarer or a defender. From the basics of cashing high cards in the right order, establishing lower ranking honors, finessing techniques and handling long suits, a foundation is c . . . 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.

                                   
Item ImageWorkbook On The Two Over One System
by Mike Lawrence
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189 pages. Paperback.

The current system of choice for most experienced players today. Many theories not presented elsewhere. Easy-to-use ideas. Chapters: 1. Reasons For Playing Two Over One; 2. Variations of the Two Over One; 3. Two Over One Auctions After A Major Suit Opening Bid From Opener's Point of View; 4. Two Over One Auctions After a Major Suit Opening Bid From Responder's Point of View; 5. Auctions That Star . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWorld Championships 1990 at Geneva
by World Bridge Federation • Brian Senior
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160 pages. Paperback.

The world championship book from the 1990 tournament in Geneva, Switzerland. . . . read more.