Australian Bridge Directors' Association


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Title / Author Details
The Laws of Duplicate Bridge Usually available in hard cover or paperback.
The Director is Called (McIlrath) Small handbook describing the more common director rulings - great for new directors
Bridge Director's Handbook of Movements and Scoring (McKee) Small but detailed booklet describing movements and scoring for all types of tournaments
Duplicate Bridge Direction (Groner) Complete handbook on movements
Duplicate Bridge Schedules History and Mathematics (McKinnon) Update to Ian McKinnon's "Bridge Directing Complete"
Bridge Directing Complete (McKinnon) Excellent guide to movements, including detailed Howell charts. Available through the Qld Bridge Association.
Dealing with Difficult People - a presentation for directors at the 2015 Summer Festival This was a presentation made by Melanie Fisher of Mfish Consulting to Directors and Conveners during the 2015 Summer Festival of Bridge in Canberra. We hope that even just the slide data may be of use - Click to download.

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