Teaching & Directing Aids
Audrey Grant has an international reputation in the field of bridge education. Her vision and committment have been key to the success of the Better Bridge series of books, TV shows, lectures, and the Better Bridge Magazine. She works with the best technicians in the world to make sure the material presented to the reader is up-to-date and authentic.
New from Audrey Grant! Five Tips To Simplify Entries
Improve your declarer play. Make the most of the entries between declarer and the dummy, even some hiding in full view!
An entry is usually considered a high card to give declarer the chance to get to the dummy or to declarer’s hand. Yet an entry from one hand to the other has two parts. There is the winner in the hand you are trying to reach. Equally important is the lower-ranking Link Card that provides the transportation to the entry. Think of Entry as L’Entry as a reminder of the importance of the link card.
The Five Tips to Simplify Entries are intriguing, simple, and practical. You’ll be in charge of knowing how to improve your declarer play.
The Collection of Practice Deals
Learn To Play Bridge With Audrey Grant
This CD is based on Bridge Basics 1 - An Introduction, and is designed for the absolute beginner.
Turn your speakers on and hear Audrey read the lesson material to you enabling you to concentrate on the hands and ideas being presented.
Practice Deals - play the hands at the end of every chapter with robots to help develop your declarer play.
Play the deals from the text and compare your results with those of an experienced player.
Quizzes - each of the 29 quizzes comes with ten questions. A progress screen keeps track of your progress & shows you where any mistakes occurred, thus making it easy for you to review the pertinent material.
There is also a section called "For the Curious" which gives extra tips when you are on defense.
The Impact of Opening Leads Against Notrump Contracts
How to Take More Tricks on Defense
It's generally accepted that defense is the most challenging part of the game. Audrey's latest book simplifies defense by taking a look at defending against notrump contracts. With a focus on the opening lead and how it impacts the subsequent defense, the book covers:
The book is for players with a wide range of experience and skill who want to play better bridge. It includes summaries and practice deals at the end of each chapter which reinforce the concepts.
2/1 Game Force
This book covers the basics of Two-Over-One Game Force, a popular variation of Standard American bidding methods. The reader is shown how a small modification can make it easier for the partnership to:
Bridge At A Glance
Bridge At a Glance is a quick reference to the material in the award-winning Audrey Grant Bridge Basics series.
These summaries work in conjunction with the books which present the reasoning behind the guidelines.
Published February 2006, The booklet contains 32 pages.
Bridge Basics 1: An Introduction
This book starts at the beginning, introducing the mechanics of the game through its history. It covers the fundamentals of the three aspects of the game . . . bidding, play, and defense. The concepts and information presented are the most current and accurate available, developed with the assistance of the game’s top champions. The material is presented in a clear, well-organized format, moving smoothly from one topic to the next. Through this book you’ll be taking the first steps into the magical world of bridge.
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BB1 TEACHERS MANUAL
Bridge Basics 2 : Competitive Bidding
This book covers the concepts needed when both sides are bidding for the contract. It introduces the basic competitive tools--preemptive opening bids, overcalls, and takeout doubles. The concepts and information presented are the most current available, developed with the assistance of the game's top champions. This paperback which was published in October 2004, contains 202 pages.
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BB2 TEACHERS MANUAL
Bridge Basics 3 : Popular Conventions
IMPROVING YOUR JUDGMENT : Doubles
Understanding the manu uses of the double can dramatically improve your game. This book reviews the basics and introduces tools to improve your judgment. Topics covered include: The Takeout Double; Responding to (advancing) the Takeout Double; Rebids by the double and the advancer; balancing and other doubles. This book will introduce features of the double that you may not have considered and you'll be well placed to get better results in competitive auctions.
Price: $15.95 each
IMPROVING YOUR JUDGMENT : Opening the Bidding
Back by popular demand!Price: $15.95 each
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BETTER BRIDGE TEACHER DISCOUNTS
Special Audrey Grant Teacher Discounts on Bridge Basics I, Bridge Basics II, Bridge At A Glance and Doubles. Discount does not include Teacher's Manuals.
10-29 books : 20%
ACBL Bridge Series - Commonly Used Conventions
Author: Grant, Audrey
Winner of the ABTA 2001 Book of the Year award
This book covers many of the conventions commonly used in tournament bridge. It includes the Stayman Convention, Jacoby Transfers, Jacoby 2NT, Drury, Truscott, Ingberman, Fourth Suit Forcing, Weak Two-Bids and Responses, and the Strong 2 Opening and Responses. There are extensive exercises at the end of each chapter along with sample deals showing the conventions in action. Together with More Commonly Used Conventions, this series covers everything on the ACBL's Standard American Yellow Card.
Price: $26.95 each
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ACBL Bridge Series - More Commonly Used Conventions
Author: Grant, Audrey
This book continues where Commonly Used Conventions left off. It includes Negative Doubles, SOS Redoubles, Landy, Michaels, Unusual Notrump, Blackwood, Gerber, Cuebidding, Leads, Signals, and Two-Over-One Game Forcing. There are extensive exercises at the end of each chapter along with sample deals showing the conventions in action. Together with Commonly Used Conventions, this series covers everything on the ACBL's Standard American Yellow Card.
Price: $26.95 each.
Teachers Manual $21.95
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Audrey Grant's Bridge Master 2000
Author: Audrey Grant
Additional sets of 30 deals are available for all skill levels.
Version B for all levels.
Price: $17.95 each version