ABTA: Home of the American Bridge Teacher's Association

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2014 ABTA Book of the Year: Intermediate

Congratulations to Audrey Grant on Five Steps to Simplify the Endplay, this year's winner of the prestigious ABTA Book of the Year award in the Intermediate/Advanced category....

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2014 ABTA Book of the Year: Beginner

Congratulations to Patrick O'Connor on A Second Book of Bridge Problems, this year's winner of the prestigious ABTA Book of the Year award in the Beginner/Intermediate category....

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ABTA Book of the Year Winners 1982-current

2014 - Beginner   A Second Book of Bridge Problems Patrick O'...

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2014 Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to this year's winner, Laura Delfeld of Austen, Texas! The winner was announced at this year's ABTA convention in Las Vegas....

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David Bird

Check out the ACBL's Facebook page for a chance to win one of David's many books!...

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Conversations with Past Winners

Anisa Nixon

We asked past Teacher of the Year winners Dave Glandorf and Kathie Walsh how the win has affected their lives....

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Million-dollar hobby

Greg Hanlon

We're sharing an article from the New York Observer website on professionalism in bridge. Written by Greg Hanlon, art by Dale Stephanos....

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Rudolph

Anisa Nixon

Inspired by the familiar holiday song, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," we give you "Rudolph the Bridge-Playing Reindeer."...

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