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Senior citizens hope to bridge generations with card game

The Daily Herald - Apr 12, 2017
“We have noted a decline in participation,” Beykovsky said. As group leader, he keeps a notebook with club information, including a flier that says “Keep the neurons firing, play bridge.” Mary Ewing, 76, comes from Camano Island to play bridge at the ...

'Fargo' Season 3: Can You Really Make Six Figures Playing Bridge?

Yahoo TV (blog) - Apr 20, 2017
As “Fargo” Season 3 kicks off in its premiere episode, viewers meet a few of its soon-to-be-in-over-their-heads-in-crime characters. Among them are Ray Stussy (Ewan McGregor) and Nikki Swango (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), a pair who have dreams to ...

Retirement column: A mom vs. daughter love story

Richmond News - Apr 21, 2017
I just read a wonderful memoir called The Bridge Ladies by Betsy Lerner. It's a Jewish version of The Joy Luck Club, except the four older women in this book meet weekly to play bridge. What's slightly unnerving is the painfully disjointed way Lerner ...

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Bridge For Dummies

by: Eddie Kantar
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.
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How to Play a Bridge Hand: 12 Easy Chapters to Winning Bridge by America's Premier Teacher

by: William S. Root
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.
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Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand

by: Barbara Seagram, David Bird
This book, starting from the basics, explains how to make a plan as a declarer. The reader learns how to recognise which technique to apply on a given deal, both in notrump contracts and suit contracts.
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The Official ACBL Encyclopedia of Bridge

This encyclopedia is an indispensible collection of information and instruction on the card game bridge. There are entries on history, organizations, tournaments, rules, terminology, bidding systems, conventions, card play, suit combinations, squeezes, math, biographies, and more. A new format, 25% larger type and a new index make this edition user friendly. For the first time, it has hundreds of photos. Written under the auspices of the ACBL. Belongs in every bridge player's library.
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Play Bridge Online - Simple card play in notrumps

New players often take their winners too quickly in a notrump contract. This lesson looks at where you can find the the extra tricks.

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Play trumps now or later? - Learn how to play bridge online at Sky Bridge Club

Partner just keeps bidding spades, so 4S it is. Once you see partner's cards, how do you plan your play? Is there a way to minimize the sure losers? Should you ...