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Hugh Walter Kelsey (1926 at Edinburgh, Scotland — 18 March 1995 at Edinburgh) was a bridge player and writer. He won the Gold Cup, the most prestigious British competition, twice, in 1969 and 1980. He represented Scotland twelve times in the Camrose Trophy, played between the constituent countries of the British Isles. He was the non-playing captain of the Great Britain Women's Team in the 7th World Team Olympiad held at Seattle in 1984.

However it is as a writer that he will be best remembered. He wrote some fifty books on the game, mostly aimed at intermediate to advanced players. It is a measure of their quality that - over a decade after his death - many of them are still in print. Two of his books, Killing Defence at Bridge and Advanced Play at Bridge, were listed by the Official Encyclopedia of Bridge as "mandatory requirements for a modern technical bridge library". Adventures in Card Play, written with Geza Ottlik, is still regarded by many as the most advanced book on the play of the cards. He was the bridge columnist for The Scotsman, and wrote many articles for bridge magazines. He was the International Bridge Press Association's Personality of the Year in 1993.

The Scottish Bridge Union ( SBU) hold an annual Hugh Kelsey Tournament. This is open to all those in Scotland who are currently receiving lessons.

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Total Books: 70
Sharpen Your Bridge Technique
2014 - Sharpen Your Bridge Technique (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780297869931
ISBN-10: 0297869930
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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New Instant Guide to Bridge Acol Bids Responses Leads  Play
2012 - New Instant Guide to Bridge Acol Bids Responses Leads Play [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780297864578
ISBN-10: 0297864572
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Logical Bridge Play
2010 - Logical Bridge Play [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780297860921
ISBN-10: 0297860925
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Kelsey on Squeeze Play
2008 - Kelsey on Squeeze Play [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780297844921
ISBN-10: 029784492X
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Adventures in Card Play
2006 - Adventures in Card Play (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780304368075
ISBN-10: 0304368075
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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More Killing Defence at Bridge
2003 - More Killing Defence at Bridge [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780304366149
ISBN-10: 0304366145
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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New Instant Guide to Bridge
2003 - New Instant Guide to Bridge [Master Bridge S.] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780304365975
ISBN-10: 0304365971
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Kelsey on Squeeze Play Simple Squeezes
2002 - Kelsey on Squeeze Play Simple Squeezes [Master Bridge S.] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780304361144
ISBN-10: 0304361143
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Bridge for the Connoisseur
2002 - Bridge for the Connoisseur [Master Bridge S.] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780304361984
ISBN-10: 0304361984
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Duplicate Bridge Flipper
2002 - Duplicate Bridge Flipper (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780304365845
ISBN-10: 030436584X
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Bridge Odds for Practical Players
2001 - Bridge Odds for Practical Players [Master Bridge S.] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780304357789
ISBN-10: 0304357782
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Killing Defence at Bridge
2001 - Killing Defence at Bridge [Master Bridge S.] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780304357772
ISBN-10: 0304357774
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Testez votre bridge  lesprobabilits
1999 - Testez Votre Bridge Lesprobabilits (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782268033761
ISBN-10: 2268033767
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Sharpen Your Bridge Technique How to Think Like an Expert
1997 - Sharpen Your Bridge Technique How to Think Like an Expert (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780575064379
ISBN-10: 0575064374
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Killing Defense at Bridge
1997 - Killing Defense at Bridge [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780575065185
ISBN-10: 0575065184
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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1996 - Match-point Bridge [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
Acol Bridge for Bright Improvers
1996 - Acol Bridge for Bright Improvers [Master Bridge] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780575063174
ISBN-10: 0575063173
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Acol Bridge for Bright Beginners
1996 - Acol Bridge for Bright Beginners [Master Bridge] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780575061743
ISBN-10: 057506174X
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Improve Your Opening Leads
1995 - Improve Your Opening Leads [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780575059405
ISBN-10: 0575059400
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Simple Squeezes
1995 - Simple Squeezes [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780395728581
ISBN-10: 0395728584
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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How to Improve Your Bridge
1993 - How to Improve Your Bridge [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780575049383
ISBN-10: 0575049383
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Bridge Quiz for Improving Players
1993 - Bridge Quiz for Improving Players [Master Bridge] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780575055360
ISBN-10: 0575055367
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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1993 - Simple Squeezes Kelsey on Squeeze Play [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
1993 - Test Your Card Play-5 [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
1993 - Test Your Card Play-6 [Master Bridge] (Paperback)
1992 - Advanced Play at Bridge [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
1992 - Test Your Card Play 4 [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
1991 - Test Your Card Play 3 [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
1991 - Instant Guide to Bridge [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
1991 - Test Your Card Play--1 [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
1991 - Test Your Card Play 2 [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
1990 - Triple Squeezes [Master bridge series] (Hardcover)
1990 - Test Your Safety Play [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
1990 - Start Bridge the Easy Way [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)Paperback
1989 - Test Your Communications [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
1989 - Test Your Percentages [Master Bridge] (Paperback)
1989 - First Steps in Card Play [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
1989 - Master Doubles [Mini-Master] (Paperback)
1989 - Master Signals [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)
1988 - Master Slam Bidding [Mini Masters Series] (Paperback)
1988 - Double Squeezes [Master Bridge Series] (Hardcover)
1987 - Slam Bidding [Master Bridge Series] (Paperback)Hardcover