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Advanced Acol Bidding

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This software covers some new subjects. Bernard Magee, Britain's best known bridge teacher, has joined forces with QPlus, Britain's best selling bridge software program, to produce a second Acol bidding teaching package. Not only does Bernard talk you through the bidding of 200 new deals, he also plays the hands with you. Again, Bernard evaluates your bids and play, praising your correct decisions and discussing your wrong ones.


  • The Basics
  • Advanced Use of the Basics
  • Weak Two Openings
  • Strong Two Openings
  • Defense to Weak Twos
  • Defense Against 1NT
  • Doubles
  • Two Suited Overcalls
  • Defending against Other Systems
  • Misfits and Big Distributions


The explanations are spoken. This allows you to focus your eyes on the hand while listening to the words of Bernard Magee. You need a PC with a sound card and a connected loudspeaker. If these are not available, the explanations are displayed as text on the screen.

After the play the correct line is explained and demonstrated.

System Requirements

You need a PC with the operating system Windows Me/XP/Vista/7/8/10 and a CD drive.
A sound card is necessary for spoken explanations.

Download Advanced Acol Bidding Demo

The demo version is a self-extracting file of about 3250kb size. It contains 5 of the 200 hands.

Installation of the demo version:

The installation is done in three steps:

  1. Download the file to a temporary folder, e.g. 'c:\temp'.
  2. Double-click the downloaded file.
    1. It suggests to extract the files to a folder c:\games\qbtrain.dma
    2. Start the extraction by the 'unzip' button.
  3. At the end of the extraction, an installation program starts. A shortcut will be created on the desktop and in the Windows Start menu.

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