Audrey Grant

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Audrey Lindop Grant is a Canadian professional educator and a contract bridge teacher and writer known for her simple and humorous approach to the game. Grant is from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1]

Grant and the world champion player Eric Rodwell co-wrote The Joy of Bridge and Bridge Maxims – full-length, primarily instructional books published in 1984 and 1987. Audrey Grant's Better Bridge was a series of instructional books published in 1995. She also wrote the ACBL Bridge series, or American Contract Bridge League introduction to bridge series, a set of five instructional books published by the ACBL:1994 Bidding, Play of the Hand, Defense, Commonly Used Conventions, and More Commonly Used Conventions. She has written several other bridge books too.

Grant also publishes the bi-monthly Better Bridge Magazine. Started in 2004, this magazine includes articles and hints related to bridge.[2]

As well, Grant publishes an online bridge column every day. Started in 2012, this column includes bidding quizzes, declarer-play practice, and practice defending.[3]

In 2012 the ACBL named Grant number 43 of the 52 most influential people during the 75-year lifetime of the organization. It cited her teaching and writing on bridge, as well as many years work as its educational consultant.[4]

Grant was inducted into the ACBL Hall of Fame in 2015.[5]


  • The Joy of Bridge (New York: Arco, 1984), ISBN 0668062711
  • Bridge Maxims: secrets of better play (Prentice-Hall, 1987), ISBN 0130819360
  • Grant, Audrey (1994). ACBL Bridge Series: Bidding. Memphis: American Contract Bridge League. ISBN 0-943855-00-4.
  • 2 Over 1 Game Force (2009) with Eric Rodwell. ISBN 978-0-939460-84-7


  1. ^ Francis, Henry G.; Truscott, Alan F.; Francis, Dorthy A., eds. (1994). The Official Encyclopedia of Bridge (5th ed.). Memphis, TN: American Contract Bridge League. p. 636. ISBN 0-943855-48-9. LCCN 96188639.
  2. ^ "Magazine". Audrey Grant's Better Bridge (
  3. ^ "Daily Bridge Column" Archived 2016-03-06 at the Wayback Machine. Audrey Grant's Better Bridge (
  4. ^ Brent Manley (January 2012). "Significant Influence". Bridge Bulletin. 78 (1): 18–23.
  5. ^ "Induction by Year". American Contract Bridge League (

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