The Best of Bridge Nonfiction

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The Best of Bridge Nonfiction

By Alex J. Coyne © Great Bridge Links

Do you happen to be a keen bridge player and a bit of a bookworm at the same time? Well, then we’ve got the perfect article for you: Here’s the best of bridge nonfiction to fill your bookshelves (or your e-readers) with some fresh reading material. Here’s what’s in the cards, dear readers…

The Official ACBL Encyclopedia of Bridge

Brent Manley

The Official ACBL Encyclopedia of Bridge is a must-have for the bookshelf of any keen bridge enthusiast;


Dealing with Losses at the Bridge Table

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In poker, there’s a term called “tilting”. It’s used to refer to “detrimental decision-making as a result of losing control due to negative emotions,” and anyone who’s ever played bridge at a competitive level knows that this phenomenon isn’t just limited to poker. However, for others among us in the card-playing crowd, losing is a big deal - and it hurts. Particularly for those who play at a high level, or who feel like they have a lot to lose, not coming out on top can kind of feel a bit like the end of the world.

Bridge in Fiction

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We love the game of bridge so much that we thought we’d take a closer look at bridge in fiction: That’s the best short stories, books, TV shows and movies where bridge gets a brief mention or even forms part of the entire plot. Where have you spotted a reference to bridge in your favourite show, movie, book or video game?