Planning the Play: The Next Level

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Master Point Pr #ad - This sequel extends the plan to more complex situations, dummy reversal, trump control, avoidance play, and covers ideas such as safety plays, and endplays. Seagram and bird’s planning the play of a bridge Hand was named Book of the Year in 2010 by the American Bridge Teachers’ Association. It will appeal to players who have a good grasp of the basics of declarer play, and are looking to improve from there.

It introduced the basic concepts of how to go about making a plan as declarer for beginning and improving players, and is a popular text for bridge teachers.

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Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand

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Master Point Pr #ad - Now in interactive software, the user can play through all the examples onscreen, going through them as many times as necessary to understand the principles involved. Used book in Good Condition. The book on which this cdrom is based won the 2010 ABTA Book of the Year award.

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Declarer Play at Bridge: A Quizbook

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Master Point Pr #ad - 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. 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.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Bridge teachers and students will find this book invaluable. Each section contains a brief introduction of its topic, and the ideas are reinforced with carefully explained solutions and helpful tips throughout.

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Defensive Play at Bridge: A Quizbook

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Master Point Press #ad - This is not just a series of problem hands, however. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Building on the success of 'planning the play of a Bridge Hand', this book gives the near-beginner a chance to practice the principles on which sound defensive play is based, from the opening lead onwards.

. Each section contains a brief introduction of its topic, and the ideas are reinforced with carefully explained solutions and helpful tips throughout.

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Bidding at Bridge: A Quizbook

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Master Point Pr #ad - Bridge teachers and students will find this book invaluable. Used book in Good Condition. This is not just a series of problems, however. Building on the success of that title, this book gives the near-beginner a chance to practice the principles on which sound bidding is based, from the opening bid onward.

Each section contains a brief introduction to its topic, and the ideas are reinforced with carefully explained solutions and helpful tips throughout. Declarer play at bridge: a quizbook, by the same author team, was named the 2013 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. Used book in Good Condition.

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25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know

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Master Point Pr #ad - Explains twenty-five bidding conventions, splinter bids, new minor forcing, including the grand slam force, responsive doubles, reverse Drury, Stayman, takeout doubles, negative doubles, lead-directing doubles, and weak two-bids Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

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Bridge: 25 Ways to Take More Tricks As Declarer Bridge Master Point Press

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Master Point Pr #ad - Another title in the best-selling '25' series, from award-winning author and master teacher Barbara Seagram, and using the same popular format as earlier books. As usual in this series, basic ideas on the strategies and tactics available to declarer are covered comprehensively in the early part of the book, while in later chapters, more advanced players will find ideas and topics that challenge their own understanding of the game.

Other titles in the series have revolved around bidding; this one deals with the play of the cards as declarer, a major topic in beginner and intermediate bridge lessons. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

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On the Other Hand: Bridge cardplay explained

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Master Point Press #ad - Only by clearly understanding the techniques involved will you be able to tackle such deals when you encounter them at the table. The deals look similar in some cases very similar but an entirely different line of play is necessary to make each of the contracts. In this unusual book, david Bird and Larry Cohen combine to present cardplay instruction in a new way.

. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. 100 pairs of deals are shown ‒ one described by David and the other by Larry. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

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More Conventions, More Practice

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Master Point Press #ad - You asked for it again! 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. Used book in Good Condition. 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.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition.

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Bridge: 25 Ways to Be a Better Defender

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Master Point Pr #ad - Defense is the hardest part of playing bridge, but that doesn't mean that it's impossible to learn. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. In this book the authors explain how to make a plan as a defender: how to work out from the auction and play what declarer probably has, and which of the strategies available to defenders is likely to be successful.

Opening leads, signaling and discarding are all covered in this basic guide to a vitally important topic. Used book in Good Condition.

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Gaining the Mental Edge at Bridge

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Master Point Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. No matter your standard and irrespective of whether your errors are caused by distractions, nerves or other non-technical factors, practical techniques to improve your mental approach to the game, this book offers simple, allowing you to enjoy your time at the bridge table even more.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Maintaining focus and concentration, dealing with nerves, and other issues are largely ignored. In this book, kim frazer--an olympian, winner of gold medals at three consecutive Commonwealth Games and an Australian international bridge player--has adapted the mental techniques that brought her success in shooting and explains in easily-understood terms how to use these at the bridge table.

Gaining the Mental Edge at Bridge #ad - Just like kim's sport of target shooting, a loss of concentration in a bridge event can cost you a win. I can't wait for my next bridge game! I would just like to bar all of my regular opponents from reading this book. Ron klinger Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. I am anxious to try out these new ideas and incorporate them as part of my regular regime.

. Bridge players spend countless hours working on bidding conventions and cardplay techniques, yet give little attention to the mental side of the game.

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