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How to Play 3NT 8. How to Play 4 of a Major 9. After Your Opponent Opens 10. Responder's Rebids. 11. Leads vs. Notrump 12. Suit Contracts 13. What You Must Know About Transfers. 14. The Best of Bergen 15. How to Defeat 3NT 16. Creating Trump Tricks. 17. Make the Most of Your Entries 18. How to Execute an Endplay. 19. The LAW of Total Tricks 20. A Fresh Look At Seven Excellent Conventions. 21. Good Judgment, Great Openings 22. How to Play a Part-score. 23. DONT, DONT Runouts, and Delayed DONT 24. Better Balancing with Bergen.
Marty Bergen, 10-time nat’l champion
Marty Bergen, 10-time nat’l champion. Always think about how many trumps the opponents have and how they are likely to divide. Improve Your Bridge Game with Marty Bergen. 31 December 2014 ·. When to lead a trump: RHO opens a major, his partner never supports him, opener bids a second suit, which becomes trump. Dummy is probably short in declarer’s first suit so you should be eager to lead a trump. 6 December 2014 ·. Two of the most important principles of The Law of Total Tricks are: With 10 trumps, be eager to compete to the four level.
Marty Bergen is one of the best-known bridge authors in the world. This is his 19th bridge book. Hardcover: 216 pages. Typically, when I get bad board following the teachings of Bergen, the contract was make able IF the Declarer play is as good as what Marty or an accomplished player would do. The More Declarer playbook has several contracts using different tactics as Marty's First Declarer Play book. The book is written with humor, typical of Bergen's style and very thought provoking and logical. It gives the reader a chance to figure it our yourself BEFORE Marty analyses the hand methodically step by step and then formulate his plan.
Marty Bergen Winning Bridge Series of books Page 4. The Winning Bridge Series by Marty Bergen give a fascinating and enlightening explanation of the most important topic in bridge. Each booklet comes with a vinyl cover with pockets for notes. About the author: Marty Bergen is the best-selling author of 28 bridge books.
Marty A. Bergen (born April 21, 1948) is an American bridge player and . Bergen (born April 21, 1948) is an American bridge player and writer . He has also written 19 bridge books, two of which won the ABTA Bridge Book of the Year award, Points Schmoints!: Bergen's Winning Bridge Secrets in 1996 and Declarer Play the Bergen Way in 2005. Bergen is known for his development of new conventions and treatments, including DONT and Bergen raises. Together with his bridge partner Larry Cohen, he popularized the law of total tricks, support double, and 1NT semi-forcing.
Martin "Marty" Bergen (October 25, 1871 – January 19, 1900) was an American Major League Baseball player from 1896 to 1899. He played in 344 games during his four-year career with the Boston Beaneaters, 337 of them as their catcher. Bergen helped the Beaneaters to two straight National League pennants (1897 and 1898) and a second-place finish in 1899
Declarer Play The Bergen Way How to Make More Contracts by Marty Bergen List Price . In this book, the reader can follow the thought processes of an expert through the bidding and play of many fascinating hands. First published in 1960, i. .
Techniques every declarer must know. 2005 Bridge Book of the Year. This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources. A ten-time national champion and American Contract Bridge League Grand Life Master, he retired from active competition in 1993. He is still a bridge writer and is a World Bridge Federation World International Master. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful. May 2012) (Learn how and when to remove this template message).
Marty Bergen is a 10-time National Champion and WBF World Master. Points Schmoints was awarded "Bridge Book of the Year. His monthly column in the national bridge magazine, The ACBL Bulletin, has been a staple since 1976. He was written 37 bridge books to date. Marty's witty and entertaining approach has made him one of the most popular and sought out lecturer/teachers in the world.