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  • Improve Your Slam Bidding

    By Ron Klinger
    Authors:
    Ron Klinger
    Bidding in the slam area has developed rapidly over the past 20 years and players are bidding slams more often and more accurately. In this book Ron Klinger shows how to judge whether slam is likely or not and reveals the methods to find the critical cards in partner's hand, whether it is to stay out of a poor slam, bid a good small slam or find an excellent grand slam.
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  • Improve Your Play at Trump Contracts

    By Ron Klinger
    Authors:
    Ron Klinger
    Following the successful IMPROVE YOUR PLAY AT NO-TRUMPS, Ron Klinger shows you how to make the most of your assets in trump contracts. When is it right to draw trumps, when to delay, when to cross-ruff and many more topics are covered to make you a better declarer and make that extra trick or two give you a top score.
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  • Improve Your Declarer Play at No-Trumps

    By Ron Klinger
    Authors:
    Ron Klinger
    Many players feel trepidation when faced with playing a no-trumps contract. In this book Ron Klinger shows you how to approach such contracts without fear. The correct lines and logical thinking are explained clearly and you will not only make your contracts, but also score overtricks as well.This book is about the strategy of succeeding as declarer when you play no-trumps. The first section deals with the approach you should adopt before you even play a card from dummy. Then follow heaps of practical examples, problems for you to solve, deals that arose in major competitions where the very best players did not always find the right answer. Most importantly, the solutions include the logic behind the right play, the clues to locate the missing cards and ideas on how to induce opposition error when you have no legitimate chance for success.In this book, Australian expert Ron Klinger shows you how to come out on top more often. Where you might have felt reluctance when playing no-trumps, you will emerge with a new sense of confidence. No-trumps will no longer hold any fears for you.
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  • Improve Your Opening Leads

    By Ron Klinger
    Authors:
    Ron Klinger
    The opening lead is one of the toughest areas of the game. By following the guide-lines in this book not only will you find the winning lead more often, but also you will be able to avoid the futile or dangerous leads which make declarer's task easier. By giving less away with the opening lead, your scores are bound to improve.This book is about the logic and methods for finding the best lead time and time again. The first section deals with the approach you should adopt before you even consider plucking a card from your hand. It provides a series of steps to enable you to come up with the best start. This is followed by a section of practical problems that arose in major competitions where the very best players did not always find the right answer. Most importantly, the solutions to each problem include the logic behind the right choice and the clues that should point you in the right direction. After completing this book, perhaps you will not find the killing lead every time, but you will find it more often.
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  • Inspired Cardplay

    By David Bird, Martin Hoffman
    Authors:
    David Bird, Martin Hoffman
    If you ever sit by the elbow of a famous player, you will be surprised by many of the plays. What is going on in the great player's mind? In this exciting new book by Britain's top bridge writer, David Bird, and the world-renowned professional player, Martin Hoffman, you will find out!Twelve important areas of cardplay have been chosen, involving both declarer play and defence. For those not in the know, the various plays appear to be inspired. They are in fact the result of cold hard logic. Learn the correct thought processes yourself and - whatever you aspirations may be - your cardplay will improve significantly.
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  • Improve Your Bidding and Play

    By Ron Klinger, Derek Rimington
    Authors:
    Ron Klinger, Derek Rimington
    Here is a new edition of this exhilarating and ingeniously laid out guide to improving both your bidding and play. Sixty hands are presented and you must first find the key bid. Then, as declarer, you have to work out the best way to play the hand. By the time you have completed the sixty problems you will undoubtedly be a much improved player.
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  • Improve Your Bridge Memory

    By Ron Klinger
    Authors:
    Ron Klinger
    This is a brilliant and original book. Three sections cover beginner, intermediate and advanced players. The tastiest morsels are to be found in the intermediate section where the author discusses how to remember vital principles in bidding and play.
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    Ingenious Puzzles For World Lovers

    By George Bredehorn
    Authors:
    George Bredehorn
    Satisfy your passion for words with eleven types of intriguing, mind-expanding puzzles.

    Ingenious Lateral Thinking Puzzles

    By Paul Sloane
    Authors:
    Paul Sloane

    Improve Your Lateral Thinking

  • International Laws of Contract Bridge 1993

    By Portland Club
    Authors:
    Portland Club
    The International Laws of Contract Bridge have been effective since 1 January 1993. The laws described in the book apply only to Rubber bridge.The copyright in the British Commonwealth (other than in the Western Hemisphere), the continent of Africa, in India, Spain, Portugal, and all English-speaking countries is vested in the Portland Club. The Portland Club is a London card-playing game club and the recognised early authority on the games of whist and bridge. It is reputedly the oldest card club in the world. Founded some time before 1815 as the Stratford Club, it was given its present name in 1825.The copyright in all non-English-speaking countries in Europe (other than Spain and Portugal) is vested in the European Bridge League.The copyright in the Western Hemisphere and in the Republic of the Philippines is vested in the American Contract Bridge League.
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