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Guide To Better Duplicate Bridge

By Ron Klinger
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Ron Klinger
This book is for you if you are serious about wanting to improve your duplicate skills. If you and your partner adopt most of the bidding methods recommended in the Guide to Better Duplicate Bridge and you regularly follow the guide-lines for declarer play and defence geared towards matchpoint thinking, you should find that your scores will improve significantly. Guide to Better Duplicate Bridge was first published in 1995 and this edition contains the standard methods which have proved successful in the past as well as recent developements, how they work, when they apply and why you can expect to obtain better scores by adopting them.
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  • Guide To Better Acol Bridge

    By Ron Klinger
    Authors:
    Ron Klinger
    For those needing to grasp the fundamentals of sound bidding and play, Ron Klinger's BASIC BRIDGE is the answer. GUIDE TO BETTER ACOL BRIDGE is intended for the large majority who are ready to advance beyond the basics.While GUIDE TO BETTER ACOL BRIDGE emphasises better bidding, each chapter contains examples of play, which highlight areas of winning declarer technique and defence. At the end of each section, a revision test enables the reader to measure the rate of progress.The book can be used by teachers conducting courses, or as a self-teacher.
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  • The Golden Rules for Rubber Bridge Players

    By Julian Pottage
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    Julian Pottage
    Rubber bridge is the world's most widely played social game with a huge following of people of all ages and interests. This book aims to show how bidding and play in rubber bridge differs from duplicate, in a series of clearly expressed rules.Whether you want to win more often, to find playing even more enjoyable or simply to impress your friends, you can be sure that The Golden Rules for Rubber Bridge Players has something to offer you.
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  • The Golden Rules of Opening Leads

    By Julian Pottage
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    Julian Pottage
    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.
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  • Golden Rules of Constructive Bidding

    By Julian Pottage, Marc Smith
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    Julian Pottage, Marc Smith
    Here you can learn how to avoid bidding contracts that prove to be impossible to make.Bidding depends to some extent on the agreed system, but underpinning those methods are standards that are common around the globe: the Golden Rules.The authors combine experience from both sides of the Atlantic and whether you play Acol, Standard American or a Strong Club System, this book offers plenty for you. THE GOLDEN RULES OF CONSTRUCTIVE BIDDING follows the pattern of previous books in this series giving examples of when to use the rule and when not to do so.
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    Great Paper Quilling

    By Mickey Baskett
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    Mickey Baskett
    Decorate everything from jewellery to home accessories with designs so stunning you¿ll be surprised that you made them from narrow strips of paper. Some are simple and quick, like a tight circle; others are intricate and worth the time, including a two-toned fringed flower.
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  • A Guide to Better Card Play

    By Ron Klinger
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    Ron Klinger
    The world's oldest, and leading, bridge magazine, The Bridge World, said of this book:'Guide to Better Card Play is an elementary-through-intermediate textbook on declarer play and defence. Appropriately, the two phases of the book receive equal attention. The book can be used either as a self-teacher or as the basis of a series of lessons. In addition to the tutorial material, which is comprehensive, careful and instructive, the work is choc-a-bloc with summaries, reviews, quizzes and example deals. There is even an appendix that allows your foursome to set up the practice deals yourself. We like almost everything about this book, we especially liked the attention to partnership methods, the topic selection, and the carefully constructed lesson deals. There are other good texts at this level, but Klinger's book has twice as much material as similar works. This is a very good buy.'
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  • The Golden Rules Of Declarer Play

    By Julian Pottage, Marc Smith
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    Julian Pottage, Marc Smith
    Who needs rules on how to play as a declarer? The truth is that the instincts people have come to depend upon are often honed from a few basic guidelines. This book provides all those guidelines as well as the reasoning behind them and also explains when you should not follow the rules. By assuming only a minimum of knowledge, the authors have brought the subject within the reach of many players and introduce the beginner gradually by placing the slightly trickier topics towards the end of the book.
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    Great Candles

    By Stewart D'Arcy Hyder
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    Stewart D'Arcy Hyder
    Complete instructions cover a variety of different techniques, materials and stylesEasy to follow step-by-step colour photographs Ideas and inspiration along with instructions

    Gilding

    By Jane Laferla
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    Jane Laferla

    Great Critical Thinking Puzzles

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