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Item Image5-Card Majors - The Scanian Way
Swedish Expert Methods, Volume Five
by Mats Nilsland
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152 pages. Paperback.

More than forty years ago, Mats Nilsland published a classic Swedish book Modern Standard, trying to describe his vision of natural bidding methods for the decades to come. 5-Card Majors The Scanian Way takes this vision one step further into the future. Mats has used and designed every conceivable system you can imagine. Today, Mats is back to a normal base with five-card majors, three-card mino . . . 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: 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.

Updated by Betty Starzec to reflect current bridge playing standards. This textbook has eight lessons on conventions. Chapters are titled: The Negative Double; Other Doubles; Overcalls; Two-Suited Overcalls; Blackwood and Gerber; Finding Key Cards; Leads and Signals; Two-Over-One. . . . read more.

                                   
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 ImageAdvanced Bridge Bidding for the 21st Century
by Max Hardy
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336 pages. Paperback.

Max Hardy follows his first volume, Standard Bridge Bidding for the 21st Century, with his comprehensive second volume, including contributions by expert players Grant Baze, Marty Bergen, Fred Hamilton, Jeff Meckstroth, Mike Passell, and Eddie Wold. "Max takes players to the next level, bringing them up to date with the system of choice of the top players in the world. He presents the concepts . . . 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 ImageBeat The Experts At Bridge
by Danny Roth
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254 pages. Paperback.

Ever wish you had a syndicated bridge column? Not if Danny Roth were looking over your shoulder! In "Spot the Bridge Writer's Blunder," he took columnists to task for sloppy and just plain wrong analyses. In "Beat The Experts in Bridge" he checks up on 88 "sour" etudes. Then he asks, "What was wrong with that?" Finally, he shows you how the melody should have gone. You'll learn plenty and . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageBoehm's Basic Bridge Book
by Augie Boehm
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34 pages. Booklet.

Everything you need to know to play a good game of bridge. This booklet summarizes the essentials of bridge, beginning with an extensive glossary and ending with a chart of the conventions used in it. Chapters: Part I - Club level - explains the objectives and rules; Part II - Diamond level - is for the recreational player and stresses fundamentals; Part III - Heart level - adds refinements; Part . . . 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 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 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 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 ImageFive Card Majors: 2-over-1 And All That
by Neal Rosen
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181 pages. Paperback.

Have you noticed how many top pairs are playing 5-card majors and 2-over-1? This book explains how the system works and why it is so much better than traditional bidding methods. Experienced teacher and top player Neil Rosen guides you step by step through learning the system. At each stage the process is reinforced by carefully designed tips, quizzes and clear explanations.The book is packed wit . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageFrank Stewart's World Of Bridge
by Frank Stewart
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268 pages. Paperback.

Hard-edged observations from the syndicated columnist; over-the-shoulder stories, and insight into expert views on bidding and play. Some of Frank Stewart's opinions about the current state of bridge: The standard of play has declined; There's been an explosion of professionalism in tournaments; An influx of foreign experts is dominating U.S. tournaments; In Bidding, system is supplanting judgeme . . . 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 ImageGuide To Better Bridge (Std. American)
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 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 ImageInteresting Deals: Fascinating Facts
by Trevor Mathews
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175 pages. Paperback.

What's the connection between superstar Jeff Meckstroth and the Eurovision Song Contest? How did Tony Priday win a Silver Plate match without even being at the venue? What happened when I partnered a Viking who produced a Double Duck against a Brazilian in New Mexico? Why did Paul peter with Kx? When is it correct to bid a slam off two cashing aces? What's wrong with the Gobi Desert? The answers . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageLogic, Intuition and Instinct at the Bridge Table
by R. Jayaram
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140 pages. Paperback.

The author takes a ringside seat beside you the player - declarer or defender - and runs through a series of thought processes as they normally occur in every Bridge deal, teaching you bridge logic. . . . 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 ImageOpatija Diary
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 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 ImageOpening Leads
by Mike Lawrence
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289 pages. Paperback.

Covers all standard lead considerations plus more. Hundreds of example hands will help the intermediate to expert player make the proper lead in every situation. There are also quizzes, review hands, rules and exceptions to the rules to raise the level of your game. . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageProfessional Competitive Bidding Part 1: Tactics and Decisions
by Krzysztof Martens • Marek Wojcicki
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173 pages. Paperback.

In this book we present another group of bidding problems in contested auctions chosen from the important championship events. We will show how being active impacts both pairs. Using examples, we will try to show what to do, how to do it, what not to do and why. We will show the agreements that some of the top pairs in the world have for certain bidding decisions. In some situations we propose id . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageProfessional Competitive Bidding Part 2: Battle of the Titans
by Krzysztof Martens • Marek Wojcicki
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177 pages. Paperback.

We present agreements that world class pairs use in particular bidding sequences. In some situations there is a systemic approach. This book gives you an overview of how to treat most of these situations. This should help you and your partner to agree on a chosen style for contested auctions. Since there are numerous kinds of possible situations, it isn't as easy to categorize bidding treatments . . . 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 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 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 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 ImageThe Great Bridge Conspiracy
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 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 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 ImageWorld Championships 2008 at Beijing
by World Bridge Federation • Brian Senior
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384 pages. Paperback.

The world championship book from the 2008 tournament in Beijing, China. . . . read more.