By: Kathy Anday-Fallenius
Originally Published in Post-Mortem, August, 1996
Hot off the presses - 2 new bridge products:
Bridge-Master for Windows: Bridge Master is 'Auto-Bridge' for the 90s
(and then some!). It is a computer program which lets you declare hands
with the computer defending. The computer is always accurate. If you choose
anything but the best line of play, you will go down because the hands
will be re-arranged to defeat you. Players of all levels will enjoy it.
New deals are available (in sets of 30).
The new version has 180 deals, on-line help, good documentation, a counting
feature and plenty of user options. The program may be obtained directly
from Bridge Base Inc. 2805 High Sail Court, Las Vegas, NV, USA 89117.
Telephone (702) 341-9993. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. $59.95 (+5.00 shipping/handling)
- $25.00 (+5.00 shipping/handling) Upgrade for registered users.
You've heard of books on tape - now there are interactive books on computer:
'Counting at Bridge' by Mike Lawrence is designed to teach the intermediate
player the thought processes necessary to declare and defend well. There
are over 100 deals, as well as helpful tips on bidding and strategy. There
is no punishment if you guess wrong, you can try again. After each quiz
Mike explains the correct answers. The program may be obtained directly
from Mike Lawrence, 131 Alvarado Road, Berkeley CA 94705 for $34.95 plus
You can also order from Baron Barclay Bridge Supplies at 1-800-274-2221
or e-mail at email@example.com