Derek is running supervised play sessions in the club in parallel with the usual duplicate. If you are interested, come and try it out. The charge per session is £5 plus table money.
Books are available on loan to club members. Visit Library.
Here is first hand advice from EBU...
Let's Play Bridge
with Marx Brothers
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Visit a Bridge Village
"We all make mistakes when playing!"
The articles on this page are reprinted by kind permission of the English Bridge Union
Basic Card Play by Paul Bowyer
Timing: What to Do First
Making Use of the Trump Suit
Ducking (to Establish Long Suits)
Ducking (to Gain a Tempo)
The 'Tight Fist' Syndrome
The 4-4 Fit
The Finesse Part I
The Finesse Part II
The Finesse Part III
Cover an Honour with an Honour Part I
Cover an Honour with an Honour Part II
Counting by Andrew Kambites
Part1 Part2 Part 3 Part4 Part5
Suit Combinations by Andrew Kambites
Part1 Part2 Part3 Part4 Part5 Part6 Part7
Opening Leads by Derek Patterson
The Right Time to Play Your Ace
Clues from the Bidding
Longest and Strongest?
Secure What is Rightfully Yours
Cutting Down the Ruffs
Turning on the 'Sat Nav'
Lead Passively Against 6NT
Unassuming Cue-bids by Neil Rosen
Lebensohl by Neil Rosen
Weak Two Bids and Responses by Neil Rosen
Fourth Suit Forcing by Neil Rosen
The Gambling 3NT by Sandra Landy
Leaping and Non-Leaping Michaels by Neil Rosen
Jacobi vs Baron 2NT - the Debate by Neil Rosen and Chris Jagger
Fit-showing Jumps by Neil Rosen
Two-way Checkback by Neil Rosen
Teams Tactics by Derek Patterson
When in Doubt, Bid Game!
Doubles of Part-scores: Avoiding Disaster
Penalty Doubles of Game Contracts Part I
Penalty Doubles of Game Contracts Part II
A Life of Sacrifice?
Advancing the Cause
All Guns Blazing!
Pairs Tactics by Andrew Robson
Pass Partner's Take-out Doubles More Often
Bid Safe, Play Boldly
Prefer 4S/4H to 3NT - Usually
Declare the Love All Part-scores
Bits and Pieces
Respond Often Non-vulnerable by David Gold
Bridge Psychology: Concentration, Concentration, Concentration by Andrew Kambites
Take Your Time at Trick One by David Gold
Five Card Majors by Neil Rosen -
Part1 Part2 Part3 Part4a Part4b Part5 Part6 Part7