Tournament Bridge (PC, 5 1/4" Disk) Random House Software - 1985 USA, Canada Release

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Tournament Bridge
Packaging cover Tournament Bridge.
Product ID RANHO0031
Platform(s) PC
Packaging Book + Disk
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1985
Publisher(s) Random House Software
Category(s) Entertainment, Traditional, Card Games, Bridge
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

Competition and practice for the serious bridge player.

Play in the Country Club's Weekly or aim for the Grandmaster Pairs. Tournament Bridge places you with the masters in matchpoint duplicate play.

Tournament Bridge is a tough opponent.
As the declarer, you are free to experiment with any line of play. Tournament Bridge will respond with an expert defense.

When you play in a tournament, Tournament Bridge automatically adjusts the hands to your skill level. When you play a practice session, Tournament Bridge lets you select from groups of "easy" to "difficult" hands.

Tournament Bridge gives you expert counsel.
If you fail to make the contract or miss an overtrick, you can replay the hand as often as you like. Ask for a clue... or two... or four to reveal how an expert would have managed the cards.

Sharpen skills in: locating opponents' key cards; handling a problem suit; maintaining trump control; managing entries; using percentages; finding the extra trick.

Tournament Bridge shows you how to become a consistent winner.
Tournament Bridge emphasizes the bread-and-butter plays that come up frequently. Every hand can be made by close examination of the auction and a careful line of play.

Tournament Bridge gives you:

  • Over 100 hours of challenge and excitement.
  • 88 Core hands plus variants on East-West holdings.
  • A recording system that scores and ranks you in the field.
  • Claim option. Concurrent tournaments.
  • Standard American bidding.

"When you play Tournament Bridge, it feels as if you're really playing tournament bridge. The hands are tough but realistic. It's almost like being there." - Henry Francis, Editor, The American Contract Bridge League Bulletin.

"Tournament Bridge challenges the expert as wells as the less experienced player with an intelligent defense. What makes this program unique is that you, as declarer, choose your line of play and Tournament Bridge responds with the best line of defense." - Edgar Kaplan, Editor, The Bridge World

System Requirements

Required CPU XT 8088/8086
Required RAM 128K
Supported Video CGA
Hercules Monochrome
Required RAM 128K

Box Scans

Book + Disk cover Tournament Bridge. Book + Disk back Tournament Bridge.



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