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Great bridge books and software for sale at Trumps...

Bridge Items for Sale

At Trumps, we have a small shop area that sells both Trumps and non-Trumps published books, together with videos, computer programs, and accessories. You will find card holders, jewellery, rubber bridge pads, Christmas cards (with bridge problems etc), duplicate boards, mugs, socks and other apparel, serviettes, pen sets, and other items such as trays, golf balls etc.  Bidding pads are $7 (or $6 each for six or more).

Postage within Australia for bulky items such as bidding pads is $9 (not $2 as for books and small items).

We also have vinyl-topped tables (the traditional fold-up types popular for home use) for sale:

  • Bridge tables (steel-framed) 86 x 86cm wide, 70cm high, $46.95 (or $45 for cash/cheque);

Software (CD version)

Various software is available:

  • Bridgemaster                                                                                      $69.95 (Windows)
  • Audrey Grant Bridgemaster(new/developing players)                        $49.95 (Windows)
  • Jack                                                                                                    $84.95  (Windows)
  • Bridge Baron                                                                                       $79.95 (both Windows and Mac)

Those who supply us with their existing Bridge Baron disk may obtain an upgrade version for $59.95.

Other Bridge Acessories 

  • Boards                               $4 each +$2 (flat rate for labels regardless of number of boards)
  • Trumps Cards (deck)          $5 each

Pre-dealt Boards

At Trumps we hire out pre-dealt boards:

  • $9/set of 8,
  • $12 for 16,
  • $14 for 20,
  • $16 for 24,
  • $18 for 32,
  • $19 for 36;
  • hand records 15c per double-sided A4 sheet (or 8c single-sided).

Books from Trumps Publishing

We sell books by Derrick Browne. We also sell books by other authors, including Ron Klinger.

To place an order, ring (02) 9969 5959 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Postage is A$2 (flat rate) within Australia. International Postage is A$11 to New Zealand, and A$16 to other countries. No extra charge if multiple items ordered.
For payment, we accept cheques, direct transfer, Visa, MasterCard and AMEX.

For direct transfer:
Bendigo Bank BSB 633000, Account number 149823767, Description <your name> order.
After paying by direct deposit, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to let us know your order and the amount you have paid.

 

Beginner and Improver books and flippers by Derrick Browne


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Beginners' Bridge $14.95
Easy conversational style, rich in examples. Based on 5-card majors and 15-17 NT. Six chapters, 128 pages, 2-colour printing. Ideal for a class or small private group. Add $2 postage (per total order).

Improvers' Bridge $16.95 Refresh and consolidate your basics. Based on 5-card majors, this book covers the key points of standard bidding (suit and notrump bidding, Stayman and Blackwood,overcalls, doubles and preempts) and play (leads, finesses and much more). Add $2 postage (per total order).

  Benjamin Twos $9.95
  The comprehensive guide      to  this popular method of      two-  openings, which            packs the  punch of weak      twos yet allows for precise    definitions of strong hands.   "The book I would like to        have been able  to write" -  Albert  Benjamin. Add $2 postage (per total order).

5-card Majors Flipper $8.50
Providing pithy advice for new and developing players, the flipper is also a convenient outline of Standard bidding. It is split into 10 "flippable" sections and includes a duplicate bridge scorer at the back. Specify Benjamin Twos or Strong 2 version. Add $2 postage (per total order).

 

Beginners Play

Beginners play $14.95  Designed for novice bridge players only-provides a basic introduction to key areas of card play. Focuses on fundamental principles of declarer play and defence. Add $2 postage (per total order)

 

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Improvers play $16.95  Picks up the pace on declarer play and defence with topics including ruffing and discarding losers, signals and discards, finessing, holdup play and more. Add $2 postage (per total order)

Intermediate and Advanced books, pamphlets and flippers by Derrick Browne

 

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Intermediate Bridge $16.95

This book takes over where Improvers' Bridge left off, covering transfers, negative doubles, the Unusual Notrump, and a review and update of standard bidding including reverses, shape showing and slams. Add $2 postage (per total order).

Modern Standard Flipper $8.50
This flipper for intermediate to advanced players includes modern conventions such as transfers, Checkback, Jacoby 2NT, Simple & Puppet Stayman, trial bids, Keycard Blackwood & more.
Add $2 postage (per total order).
Advanced Bridge: Contested Auctions $16.95
Covers cue raises, responsive doubles, Michaels cue bids, balancing and more. As with other books in the series, card play tips also feature.Add $2 postage (per total order).

Advanced Bridge: Uncontested Auctions $16.95

Topics include Jacoby 2NT, Keycard, Control bidding, 4-suit transfers, Fourth Suit Forcing, Weak jump shifts, Splinters and Checkback, plus play tips. Add $2 postage (per total order).

 

Tumps Pamphlet Series   $2ea

  • 5-card Standard               
  • SAYC
  • Multi 2s
  • Unusual NT
  • Scoring 
  • Fourth Suit Forcing
  • Card Play Mantras
  • Puppet Stayman
  • Support Doubles
  • Landy (& Multi Landy)
  • Benjamin Twos
  • Leads
  • Transfers
  • Splinters
  • Strong 2C
  • Doubles
  • Duplicate Strategy
  • Stayman
  • Overcalls


  • Bergen Raises
  • 2C Checkback
  • Michaels Cue Bids
  • Jacoby 2NT
  • Finessing
  • Responder's Rebids
  • Lebensohl
  • Bidding Mantras
  • 2-over-1 Game Force
  • Roman Keycard
  • Negative Doubles
  • Laws of Bridge
  • Etiquette & Alerts
  • Counting Losers
  • Reverses
  • Cue Raises
  • Control Bidding
  • Third Hand Play

(Add $2 Postage)

   

Intermediate Bridge Play Problems for web

Intermediate Bridge Play Problems (by Tina Zines, edited by Derrick Browne) $16.95  Features 50 wide-ranging puzzles that will test - and improve - your play and defence. Tackle each one yourself, then see if your answer matches the one overleaf! Add $2 postage (per total order).

Note that teachers (members of the ABTA) and affiliated clubs receive a 40% discount for orders over $100 (postage not included) on all Browne publications. Extra for postage and packing, or credit charges.

Testimonials

I must say, that i really enjoy teaching from these books. I have used many books and these are the best. Well done.

                                                                                                                                                    -Nicky O'Connell

                                                                                                                                                    (Rockingham BC)

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