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Item Image2-Over-1 Game Force: An Introduction (1 copy remaining)
by Steve Bruno • Max Hardy
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141 pages. Paperback.

The first 2-over-1 book ever written for less experienced players. Your easy-to-understand guide to The System plus Tools and Gadgets. Recommended for: Beginners to intermediate players. . . . read more.

                                   
Item Image25 Steps to Learning 2/1 (1 copy remaining)
by Paul Thurston
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192 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Over the last fifteen or so years, the 2/1 Game Forcing bidding method has gained substantial popularity. This book is designed for players who are familiar with Standard bidding and are interested in switching to the 2/1 method. It covers basic concepts as well as the differences between 2/1 and Standard auctions, and includes a discussion of more advanced ideas and conventions that fit particul . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageA Good Game of Modern Bridge
(You Too Can Play)
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 ImageACBL Laws of Duplicate Bridge (1 copy remaining)
2017 Revised Ed.
by ACBL (American Contract Bridge League)
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138 pages. Paperback.

The revised 2017 edition contains the most recent changes. A must for the director and every serious duplicate player. . . . read more.

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

Formerly the "Laws of Contract Bridge". The rules for rubber bridge games. This will settle disputes in your foursome and will familiarize the players with accepted etiquette and customs. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageAdvanced & Duplicate Bridge Student Text
by Shirley Silverman
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64 pages. Booklet.

Twenty lessons advanced course features: Weak two bid; Strong two club opening; Negative doubles; Forcing notrump response; Jacoby; Negative doubles; Counting out a hand; Duplicate lessons cover match point, team-of-four-play and tactics. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageAlmost the Only Bridge Book You Will Ever Need - Volume 1
by Randall Baron
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256 pages. Paperback.

This book "is unique. It is a distillation of Randy's vast experience as a player, as a frequent teacher and as someone whose knowledge of the literature of the game is unsurpassed. Randy has produced a treasury of tips--useful, practical advice, written with sincerity and with a deep respect and affection for the game and its beauties--that will benefit any player. My friend Randy Baron's book i . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageAlmost the Only Bridge Book You Will Ever Need - Volume 2 (1 copy remaining)
by Randall Baron
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250 pages. Paperback.

This book "is unique. It is a distillation of Randy's vast experience as a player, as a frequent teacher and as someone whose knowledge of the literature of the game is unsurpassed. Randy has produced a treasury of tips--useful, practical advice, written with sincerity and with a deep respect and affection for the game and its beauties--that will benefit any player. My friend Randy Baron's book i . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBarbara's Bridge Tips
by Barbara Seagram
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194 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Whether you have been playing for a while or you're not very experienced, this book will help you to move your game up to the next level. The tips cover all aspects of bridge--bidding, play and defense. Advice and examples are drawn from material Barbara Seagram has developed for her students over the last twenty years--it's like having your own personal bridge coach sitting beside you! . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBidding Basics Workbook (YNM) (1 copy remaining)
A Logical Approach To Bridge
Yes, No or Maybe
by David Glandorf
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95 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Are you tired of learning/teaching bridge from a cookbook? Tired of memorizing how many points you need to bid this or that? Do you have trouble determining if you have a minimum, medium or maximum hand and what you are supposed to do if it fits in a particular category? Then Yes, No or Maybe is what you need--a series of three textbooks and companion workbooks for beginning bridge students. This . . . 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 ImageBridge Basics 3: Popular Conventions
by Audrey Grant
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222 pages. Paperback.

This book covers the common conventions that today's plays are expected to know. It introduces the Stayman conventions, Jacoby transfer bids, the strong artificial 2 clubs opening, Blackwood and Gerber. The concepts and information presented are the most current and accurate available, developed with the assistance of the game's top champions. The material is presented in a clear and well-or . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge Crosswords - Book 1 (1 copy remaining)
by Jeff Chen
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74 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Now bridge players who enjoy crosswords can combine their favorite pastimes! For this book, New York Times and Los Angeles Times crossword constructor Jeff Chen has designed 52 brand-new crosswords with bridge-themed clues and solutions, providing hours of challenge and fun. The puzzles in this book range from Easy (NY Times Monday level) to Challenging (NY Times Thursday level). Jeff Chen's cro . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge Crosswords - Book 2 (1 copy remaining)
by Jeff Chen
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146 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Jeff Chen's first book of bridge-themed crosswords, Bridge Crosswords, was widely acclaimed, and his many fans will welcome a second collection. They know what to expect! As before, the difficulty level of the puzzles in this book ranges from Easy (New York Times Monday level) to Challenging (New York Times Thursday/Friday level). . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge For Children (1 copy remaining)
(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 ImageBridge On A Shoestring (1 copy remaining)
by Michael Schoenborn
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215 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

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 ImageBridge Philosopher 4 (1 copy remaining)
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 with a Twist (1 copy remaining)
by Simon Cocheme
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191 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

A witty and informative look at the world of bridge--its language, its history, and some of its techniques. Are pigeons more intelligent than some bridge players? What do a wooden man, a grandfather, a daydreamer and a donkey have in common? Did Zia really go nine down in 3NT? . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBridge with Bells and Whistles (1 copy remaining)
by Mary Ann Dufresne • Marion Ellingsen
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224 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

There are plenty of bridge books for serious players, and also a number of books for raw beginners. However, very little has been published for the player who has completed the Basic course and is now ready to add a few 'bells and whistles' to his or her game. This book conducts a thorough review of all the bidding ideas and concepts encountered in a Beginner course on bridge, and takes the reade . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageComing Back To Bridge
by Paul Goldfinger
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112 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Bridge players who learned the game when they were younger and would like to start playing will find that the game has changed. There are new ways of bidding, new conventions, and other things to know before they are confident about playing even with friends. For those 'coming back to bridge', this book explains simply and clearly what you need to know to be comfortable in the modern game. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageConstructive Bidding 401 (1 copy remaining)
by Stephen Paul
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204 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

A two-book series that provides advancing partnerships a complete and consistent framework in the form of a bidding system for competition in stratified tournaments at higher levels. The first book emphasizes the importance of working with your partner, covering hand evaluation, opening bids and responses. Concepts of teamwork from the business world are presented in a bridge context with a numbe . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCounting At Bridge
by Dianne Aves
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167 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Bridge teachers emphasize to their students the importance of counting--points, distribution, tricks, and so on. But it's hard to teach and even harder to learn, let alone assimilate to the point where counting becomes automatic as one is playing. This book introduces the concept of counting for newer players, and helps them to begin acquiring a skill that is critical to their becoming better pla . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageCrocs on Squeeze Play - Volume 1 (1 copy remaining)
by Stephen Kennedy
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253 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Do you like squeeze play? Do you like complicated endings? Do you like bridge? Then look no further: this is the book for you. From the mind of a junior bridge player comes a new book designed to challenge the norm: a book that starts where Clyde Love's classic leaves off, a book intended to push squeeze play to its absolute limits. Well-known squeezes are thoroughly examined and dissected, and a . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDeclarer Play At Bridge: A Quizbook (1 copy remaining)
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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151 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand, by the same author team, was named the 2010 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. Building on the success of that title, this book gives near-beginners a chance to practice the principles on which sound declarer play is based: count your winners, count your losers, make a plan. This is not just a series of problem hands, however. E . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDefending at Bridge: A First Course (1 copy remaining)
by Bill Treble
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160 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

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 ImageDefensive Play At Bridge: A Quizbook (1 copy remaining)
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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159 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

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 ImageDemystifying Defense
by Patrick O'Connor
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136 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Beginners typically have more trouble with defense than any other part of the game, and this book goes a long way towards removing this unease. After carefully explaining the basic concepts, author Patrick O'Connor takes the reader through forty problems, using an 'over the shoulder' style, and explaining every play as it is made. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDiscarding Losers (BC) (1 copy remaining)
Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 8
by David Bird • Marc Smith
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52 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - each ending with a short Quiz. The topics covered . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageEntry Management (BT) (1 copy remaining)
Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Marc Smith
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64 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

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

                                   
Item ImageEntry Management (TYBT) (1 copy remaining)
Test Your Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Tim Bourke
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104 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

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

                                   
Item ImageFive Card Major Bidding In Contract Bridge
by Harold Feldheim
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181 pages. Paperback.

A clearly written discussion of the five card major approach that is now considered Standard American by most duplicate players. Covers two-over-one game force auctions, forcing notrump structure, limit raises and negative doubles. Includes many quizzes. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageGo Ahead Laugh! (1 copy remaining)
Bridge Humor by Jude Goodwin
by Jude Goodwin
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160 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Jude Goodwin's Table Talk cartoons have been appearing for more than 30 years in the American Contract Bridge League's Bulletin. They capture life the way it really is at the bridge table, whether you play in tournaments or with your family in the kitchen. Flip through the pages, and you'll see familiar situations, partners and opponents. And Jude will make you laugh at yourself for taking this g . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageGuide To Better Bridge (Std. American) (1 copy remaining)
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 ImageHands On - Weak Two Bids
by Joan Anderson
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125 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Weak two-bids are well ensconced in the bridge world and are now part of any beginning program of lessons. They are, however, in that class of "most abused" conventions. An understanding of all the important tools that are at your fingertips will serve you well in making these decisions at the table. This book will walk you through the solutions to the problems you meet every day in offensive and . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageHolding Up A Stopper (BC) (1 copy remaining)
Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 8
by David Bird • Marc Smith
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52 pages. Paperback.

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - each ending with a short Quiz. The topics covered . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageIf I Only Had a Heart (1 copy remaining)
by Alex Adamson • Harry Smith
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224 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

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 ImageImproving Your Judgment 1: Opening The Bidding
by Audrey Grant
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150 pages. Paperback.

This book introduces concepts that help in making decisions when you are in the position to open the bidding. You will discover how to: Use the guideline of 20 in first and second position. Make light of opening bids in the third position. Benefit from guidelines of 15 in fourth position. Make effective use of preemptive bids. Produce the most descriptive bid with powerhouse hands. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageIntermediate Bridge Five Card Major Student Text
by Shirley Silverman
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64 pages. Booklet.

Ten lessons on all phases of bidding: Forcing; Non-forcing sequences; Preemptive bidding; Balancing; Stayman; Play of the hand; Plus review of basics. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageIntroduction And Card Play Basics Workbook (YNM) (1 copy remaining)
A New Way To Learn Bridge
Yes, No or Maybe
by David Glandorf
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141 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Are you tired of learning/teaching bridge from a cookbook? Tired of memorizing how many points you need to bid this or that? Do you have trouble determining if you have a minimum, medium or maximum hand and what you are supposed to do if it fits in a particular category? Then Yes, No or Maybe is what you need--a series of three textbooks and companion workbooks for beginning bridge students. This . . . 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 ImageIt's Your Call (1 copy remaining)
by Marshall Miles
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192 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

For about 25 years, Miles was the moderator of a monthly all-star bidding panel for a California bridge publication. This book is a compilation of his favorite problems from those years, together with the panel's views and the author's own trenchant comments. As ever, he goes his own way; he refuses, for example, to assign scores to various bids on the grounds that he wasn't going to give himse . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageLet's Play Some Bridge
by Frank Stewart
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216 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

The "over-my-shoulder" method of bridge writing became prominent in the writing of Terence Reese and continued in the work of excellent writers such as Mike Lawrence and Larry Cohen. In this genre, the reader gains access to the mind and thought processes of an expert. The reader encounters techniques, such as counting and drawing inferences, that are supposedly expert territory. Stewart's writin . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMarty Sez: Volume 3 (1 copy remaining)
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 ImageMinor Suit Inventions
Respecting Neglected Suits
by Allan DeSerpa
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145 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

All bidding systems are biased toward the major suits. Hands with minor-suit orientation lack the bidding space for adequate description. The larger problem is that available space is not used efficiently. As the title implies, Minor-Suit Inventions confronts the deficiencies head-on. In most situations, responder triggers a set of relays that enables one partner or the other to describe his hand . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMore Conventions, More Practice (1 copy remaining)
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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139 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

You asked for more! Following the runaway success of Practice Makes Perfect, bridge teachers asked the authors to produce a similar companion book to 25 More Bridge Conventions You Should Know. And here it is--a brief summary of each of those 25 more conventions, together with example hands that can be dealt out and used to apply your new knowledge. This book gives a brief summary of each convent . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageMy System: The Unbalanced Diamond (1 copy remaining)
by Marshall Miles
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160 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Marshall Miles has been writing bridge books for more than fifty years, and during that time has remained one of the world's leading thinkers on the theory of bidding. His recent gold medal in the World Senior Teams shows that he has lost little of his edge with time. This book, a distillation of the ideas he has been developing and evolving over many years, describes what in his view is an optim . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageNew Frontiers For Strong Forcing Openings
by Ken Rexford
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172 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Ken Rexford's first book, Cuebidding at Bridge: A Modern Approach, took on the topic of Italian cuebidding, primarily in the context of a 2/1 Game Force system. However, he noticeably skipped the topic of cuebidding after a string two club opening. With this new book, we now know the reason, and his answer to the Big Problem. * This book describes an exciting new approach, using TWO strong openin . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageNotrump In A Day - Student Workbook (1 copy remaining)
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 ImageOne Trick At A Time
by Jim Jackson
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168 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

This is not a book for players who win regularly at their local bridge club--it is for those who don't, but would like to. The author does not claim to be a top-level expert, and admits that he made many mistakes on his way to earning the coveted title of Life Master. This book is intended to help others avoid those same mistakes and to learn from those that they do make. Written in a conversatio . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageOpatija Diary (1 copy remaining)
The 52nd European Championships 2014
by Brian Senior
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72 pages. Booklet.

Brian Senior reports on the 52nd European Team Championships in Opatija, Croatia, June 21 - July 1, 2014 . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageOut of Hand...And Off the Fairway (1 copy remaining)
by Bill Buttle
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160 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Canadian cartoonist Bill Buttle is well-known to readers of the ACBL Bridge Bulletin in the USA for his trenchant lampooning of bridge and bridge players. In this, his first book-length collection, he aims his darts not only at bridge players but golfers. This book of hilarious one-panel cartoons will make a great holiday gift for any bridge nut or golf addict. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageOut of Hand...Out of Mind (1 copy remaining)
A Humorous Look at Bridge
by Bill Buttle
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146 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Bill Buttle's 'Out Of Hand' cartoon panels appear regularly in a number of bridge magazines, notably the ACBL's monthly Bridge Bulletin. This is his first collection devoted soley to bridge humor. A great gift for any bridge enthusiast in your life. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlanning the Defense
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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232 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Ten years after their award-winning Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand, Seagram & Bird tackle the hardest part of the game: defense. Using the same step-by-step approach, they guide the reader through the minefield of signaling, making a defensive plan and, above all, counting--points, tricks and distribution. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlanning the Defense - The Next Level (1 copy remaining)
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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176 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Following on from their earlier book, Planning the Defense, Seagram and Bird move on to more sophisticated aspects of defensive cardplay for advancing players. Using the same step-by-step approach, the authors guide the reader through the issues involved in communications, deception, trump promotions, discarding and avoiding the embarrassment of being endplayed. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlanning the Play: The Next Level
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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208 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

This sequel to 2010 ABTA book of the year, Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand, extends the idea of making a plan as declarer to more complex situations, covering ideas such as safety plays, avoidance play, trump control, dummy reversal, and endplays. It will appeal to players who have a solid grasp of the basics of declarer play, and are looking to improve from there. Seagram and Bird's Plannin . . . 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 ImagePlay it Safe!
Making Sure of Your Contract
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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192 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

At rubber bridge or teams scoring, declarer's objective is to make his contract--nothing else matters. Playing it safe is of vital importance. Yet playing safe can take many forms--it might involve simply choosing the best percentage line of play, or keeping one opponent off lead, preserving entries, or even giving up a trick you don't have to lose, all in the cause of bringing that contract home . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlay Of The Hand As Declarer & Defender Student Text
by Shirley Silverman
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64 pages. Booklet.

Ten lessons: Declarer play - Defender play - Holdup plays - Finesses - Placing the cards - "thinking through" a hand - Suitable for the beginner, intermediate or the social bridge player . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImagePlaying A Bridge Hand - Just The Basics (1 copy remaining)
by Mary Ann Dufresne
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133 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Want Better Results? Try better declarer Play! Have you noticed that good bidding doesn't always mean good results? Sometimes you don't make your perfectly-bid contract. Sometimes other declarers make an extra trick or two. If it's time to get serious about better declarer play, this is the perfect 'how to' book. You'll find it's surprisingly easy to: Count your winning and losing tricks. Master . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageReally Unusual Notrump (R.U.N.T.) (1 copy remaining)
by Ken Rexford
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95 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Ken Rexford provides the first authoritative description of the R.U.N.T. Convention. R.U.N.T. is actually a two-way overcalling structure to distinguish a very sound takeout double from a weak three-suited takeout by way of an artificial 1NT overcall - preempting and intervening in the auction safely and effectively. * Do you find a 4-3-3-3 hand with three Jacks a reason to sleep, or is this as g . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageRuffing Losers (BC) (1 copy remaining)
Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 8
by David Bird • Marc Smith
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52 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - each ending with a short Quiz. The topics covered . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageShades Of Grey (1 copy remaining)
A Pemberton Bridge Club Mystery
by Ken Allan
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200 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

The members of the Pemberton Bridge Club, along with the wickedly funny Jay's Nest bridge columns, were first introduced in Ken Allen's debut novel, Deadly Endplay. This sequel addresses something worse, for the bridge players, than a mysterious death - the growing suspicion that someone in their midst is systematically cheating. When retired policeman Dan Cogan begins to investigate, he finds . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageSix Steps to Winning Declarer Play
by Jay Apfelbaum
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225 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

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 ImageStartup Bridge - And Beyond (1 copy remaining)
by Lynn Berg
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205 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Nothing is scarier than not knowing what to expect-as we all know, knowledge is power. I'm here to inform you, encourage you and help you (and your partner) help yourselves. Use this book as a way to get into the mysteries of bridge and its most challenging form, duplicate. Sure, knowledge of basic bidding protocols is necessary, but so is knowing what to expect, how to develop a partnership, wha . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageStayman Auctions (PYB) (1 copy remaining)
Practice Your Bidding Series
by Barbara Seagram • Linda Lee
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68 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

With these handy little books, you can: Learn a new convention, or extend your knowledge of it; Learn and practice by yourself using the unique quiz format; Practice with your partner using the specially selected sample hands, and compare your results with the recommended auctions. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageStory of an Accusation (1 copy remaining)
by Terence Reese
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192 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

In 1965, the bridge world was rocked by an accusation of cheating at the world championships in Buenos Aires. The pair involved were Britain's Terence Reese and Boris Schapiro, two of the world's best players. Now, almost fifty years later, the true inside story can be told - the investigation, the accusation, and the very different results of the World Bridge Federation and British Bridge League . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageSuit Contracts (BC) (1 copy remaining)
Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide - 8
by David Bird • Marc Smith
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52 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - each ending with a short Quiz. The topics covered . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageSurviving Duplicate Bridge (1 copy remaining)
The first 23.69 points
by Kathleen Vishner
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100 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Bridge partnerships can be fun. We all know that. Of course, they can also be difficult, maddening, disappointing, and frustrating. When the players of these partnerships are also spouses - well that's when things can get downright tricky. Kathleen Vishner shares with you the highs and lows of learning duplicate bridge while partnering with her ever-patient husband, Andy. Experience as she does t . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTeach Your Child Bridge (1 copy remaining)
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 Eight of Clubs was Good?
Comfort food for the bridge player's soul
by Elizabeth Flynn
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150 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

As a new bridge player, Elizabeth Flynn began blogging about her experiences with the game and the people she met. Through a series of heartwarming and humorous anecdotes, the author details in this book her struggles as a new player learning a complex game. We encounter some of the remarkable people she has met in the world of bridge and the often funny, sometimes touching, things that have happ . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Great Bridge Conspiracy (1 copy remaining)
by Terry Quinn
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196 pages. Paperback.

The Great Bridge Conspiracy chronicles the espionage and card playing exploits of Captain Diggery Piper -- a flamboyant expert first created by Terry Quinn for a serial in Games Magazine. Just as Carroll's Through the Looking Glass and Nabokov's The Defense are structured in accordance with the rules and logic of chess, so Quinn has patterned the action of this swift-paced, suspenseful tale on th . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Great Bridge Scandal (1 copy remaining)
by Alan Truscott
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340 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

In 1965, the bridge world was rocked by an accusation of cheating at the world championships in Buenos Aires. The pair involved were Britain's Terence Reese and Boris Schapiro, two of the world's best players. Now, almost fifty years later, the true inside story can be told - the investigation, the accusation, and the very different results of the World Bridge Federation and British Bridge League . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Naked Bridge Player and Other Stories (1 copy remaining)
by David Silver
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160 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Professor Silver is back! The hero of Tales Out of School, A Study in Silver, and Bridge The Silver Way takes on new opponents as the author finds fresh literary targets to lampoon. Yes, the man who brought us the Silver Certainty Principle, the Eastwood convention ("Do you feel lucky, partner?") and the concept of the supremacy of the heart suit in bridge now takes aim at The Matrix ("Will you c . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide to 2/1 (1 copy remaining)
by Paul Thurston
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64 pages. Booklet. Also available as an E-book.

Using the same format as The Pocket Guide to Bridge, this book will provide a handy pocket summary of the popular 2/1 bidding system. In a concise but readable manner, it goes over the basic ideas for Standard players who want to make the switch. The contents are based on Thurston's 25 Steps to Learning 2/1, which was the American Bridge Teachers Association Book of the Year in 2003. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide to Bridge (1 copy remaining)
by Barbara Seagram • Ray Lee
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64 pages. Booklet. Also available as an E-book.

Do you need a quick hint about what to bid? Do you know what you are supposed to lead from KJ10x? Have you forgotten what a reverse is? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions, this is the book that you need! . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide to Declarer Play at Bridge
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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72 pages. Booklet. Also available as an E-book.

Using the same format as The Pocket Guide to Bridge, this book provides a handy pocket summary of about two dozen basic concepts in declarer play. In a concise but readable manner, it summarizes most of the material presented in 25 Ways to Take More Tricks as Declarer, by the same author team. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide to Defensive Play at Bridge
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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72 pages. Booklet. Also available as an E-book.

Using the same format as The Pocket Guide to Bridge, this book provides a handy pocket summary of about two dozen basic concepts in defensive cardplay. In a concise but readable manner, it summarizes most of the material presented in 25 Ways to be a Better Defender by the same author team. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageThe Pocket Guide To Even More Bridge Conventions
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
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71 pages. Booklet. Also available as an E-book.

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 ImageThe Pocket Guide To SAYC
by Ned Downey • Ellen (Caitlin) Pomer
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64 pages. Spiral bound. Also available as an E-book.

The most popular natural bidding system for thousands of player's worldwide is the "Standard American Yellow Card" or SAYC. This book is a hand reference for anyone learning SAYC, ort for those who have grasped the basics of the system and are eager to fill the gaps in their knowledge. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTo Bid or Not To Bid (1 copy remaining)
by Larry Cohen
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240 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Since its publication in 1992, To Bid or Not to Bid has sold over 50,000 copies in English alone and has been published in several other languages. Undoubtedly the best-selling bridge book of the 1990s, its lucid exposition of the empirical Law of Total Tricks (a simple guide to making the right decisions in competitive bridge auctions) has made it a book that literally every serious bridge playe . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageToucan Club Complete (1 copy remaining)
by Ron Beall • Ron Woodard
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116 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Toucan is a modified 2/1 system using a natural but short club opening with transfer responses to it. Toucan Club Complete is a much-expanded version of the original Toucan Club book, and contains many example hands and auctions. "The one-club sequences are powerful. Transfer auctions are valuable because they allow the partnership an extra step to exchange more information. Responder knows the e . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageTricks With Finesses (BT) (1 copy remaining)
Bridge Technique Series
by David Bird • Marc Smith
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64 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

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

                                   
Item ImageTwo-Over-One Game Force Revised and Expanded
by Max Hardy
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314 pages. Paperback.

The most popular bidding style today. New edition: revised, updated, expanded. The system played by many consistent winners. A thorough explanation of opening bids and responses, plus competitive bidding and useful gadgets. Recommended for: Intermediate through expert. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWanna Play Bridge The 2/1 Way? (1 copy remaining)
by Kathy Rolfe
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193 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

This book can be used as an absolute beginner book, teaching the 2/1 bridge bidding system from the start. Use just Chapters 1-5 to teach children as young as 6! They can learn how to play before they are ready to learn how to bid. Older than 9, kids can move right along with adults into learning the bidding system. The book can also be used by a novice player who has the mechanics down but who s . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWe Love The Majors (1 copy remaining)
by Mary Ann Dufresne • Marion Ellingsen
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254 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Want to learn to play bridge? Let Manry Ann Dufresne and Marion Ellingsoen get you started. You won't find a clearer, simpler presentation of the basic guidelines. Plus, the authors tell you about their winning bridge strategy: bid a major whenever you can! * Unlike many beginner's books, We Love the Majors doesn't oversimplify the game for ease of consumption. This is an honest presentation of t . . . 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 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 IMPs (1 copy remaining)
by Rakesh K. Kumar
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194 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

This book highlights the strategies that contribute to success in team games. Of course, there is no magic formula for winning at bridge, given the inherent complexity, the incomplete information available to both sides, and the psychological elements involved. However, there are some characteristics common to consistent success: good bidding methods are essential these methods are useless withou . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageWorld Championship 1980 at Valkenburg, Netherlands (1 copy remaining)
by World Bridge Federation • Brian Senior
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190 pages. Paperback.

Used Copy. World Bridge Team Olympiad 1980 at Valkenburg, The Netherlands . . . read more.