Bridge
Goren's New Bridge Complete
Goren's New Bridge Complete
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385233248

This thoroughly updated edition of the leading source of advice and technique for bridge players incorporates the complete adoption of the Five Card Majors bidding system

The Fun Way to Serious Bridge
The Fun Way to Serious Bridge
Paperback      ISBN: 067163027x
The Fun Way To Serious Bridge is for anyone who wants to learn and understand the fundamentals of the mind-stimulating and challenging game of bridge -- and enjoy every minute of it Harry Lampert combines his skills as a bridge player and teacher with his artistic talents to bring you a totally new FUN way to learn the game. The magic of his superb cartoons and simple, informative language will help you to absorb the principles of serious contract bridge -- and remember them. You'll laugh and learn every step of the way from opening bids to strip and end plays. Whether novice or seasoned social player, this unique book will make good bridge a simple "trick." You'll learn all about:
* Opening bids, suit bids, response and no trump bids, and how to force bids
* Competition and the reasons and ways behind it
* Big hand bidding such as Blackwood Convention, grand slam force and Gerber Convention
* Patterns of play including how tricks are won, the finesse, establishing a long suit, when to pull and delay trumps and entries.
* Defensive and advanced play -- plus much more
100 Winning Bridge Tips
100 Winning Bridge Tips
Paperback      ISBN: 0304365874

This latest edition of an outstanding book contains some new tips which reflect the changes in the game since the original publication in 1987. Learning from bitter experience at the bridge table is a slow, painful and often costly business. The 100 winning tips are designed to cover specific situations in bidding, play and defence - the sort of problems that arise over and over again in everyday play, providing a painless substitute for experience.

Bidding Topics
Bidding Topics
Paperback      ISBN: 1944201041

This books contains articles adapted into book form that have been designed for all levels of player: by starting with the basics on the topic and gradually filling in details up to expert level, I hope to frame the issues in a way all can understand and also raise issues for a partnership to discuss. Eric Rodwell selected 9 excellent topics for this first book that will have wide appeal, including two about conventions he invented: Support Doubles, and Serious 3NT. Topics cover some very important areas of constructive bidding, competitive bidding, and slam bidding. The techniques in this book are sustainable and can be incorporated into any bidding system. Learn from the best and see instant improvement in your results at the bridge table.

Bridge Basics 1: An Introduction
Bridge Basics 1
An Introduction
Paperback      ISBN: 0939460904

Starts at the beginning, introducing the mechanics of the games. It covers bidding, play and defense.

Bridge Basics 2: Competitive Bidding
Bridge Basics 2
Competitive Bidding
Paperback      ISBN: 0939460912

Covers the concepts needed when both sides are bidding for the contract. It introduces preemptive opening bids, overcalls and takeout doubles.

Bridge for Dummies
Bridge for Dummies
4th Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1119247829
Try a hand at bridge--and outsmart your opponents

Bridge is the most popular card game in the world--and, as any player will tell you, is simply the best card game ever. Whether you're new to the game or a long-time player looking for new tricks, this new edition of Bridge For Dummies walks you through the intricacies of the game and arms you with tried-and-true tips and strategies for being a better player and beating your opponents from the very first draw.

Covering not only traditional contract bridge, but other popular variations of the game--including ACOL, Rubber, and Duplicate Bridge--this hands-on, friendly guide takes the guesswork out of this beloved game and arms you with the knowledge and know-how to make your game mates your minions. From knowing when and how high to bid to bringing home the tricks when you end up in a trump contract, it'll take your bridge skills to the next level in no time

  • Strategize with your bridge partner
  • Confidently play bridge in clubs and tournaments
  • Use basic and advanced bidding techniques
  • Find bridge clubs and tournaments all over the world

Are you ready to trump the competition? Success is a page away with the help of Bridge For Dummies.

The Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Chess & Bridge: How to Play; Winning Strategies; Rules; History
The Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Chess & Bridge
How to Play; Winning Strategies; Rules; History
Paperback      ISBN: 1780194528
How to play with full instructions, techniques and tactics for players of all levels.

The Golden Rules of Opening Leads: Intermediate
The Golden Rules of Opening Leads
Intermediate
Paperback      ISBN: 0304366633

The Golden Rules of Opening Leads is an excellent book covering a vital but often neglected part of bridge. Some of the oldest golden rules about the game, such as 'fourth highest of your longest and strongest' and 'top of a sequence' govern opening leads. Here you can find all of the rules, with examples relevant to bridge today. If you study this book carefully, you will find that the way to pick killing leads derives from what you hear in the auction and in relating that to what you see in your hand. All bridge players will benefit greatly from reading this book, whether they play rubber bridge or duplicate.

How to Play a Bridge Hand: 12 Easy Chapters to Winning Bridge by America's Premier Teacher
How to Play a Bridge Hand
12 Easy Chapters to Winning Bridge by America's Premier Teacher
Paperback      ISBN: 0517881594

Neither for beginners nor for experts but for the 90 percent of players in between, How to Play a Bridge Hand includes more than 300 of bridge master William Root's favorite hands. Hailed by the American Bridge Teachers' Association as the "Book of the Year." Line drawings.