Improve Your Bridge

Improve Your Bridge

by David Bird
     
 

Are you ready to take your bridge game to the next level?

Improve Your Bridge will help you develop your technique and strengthen your game. This book features insider tips from the author, giving you the winning edge. You'll also learn everything you need to know about advanced bidding conventions and coverage of defence. It is written by one of the United

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Are you ready to take your bridge game to the next level?

Improve Your Bridge will help you develop your technique and strengthen your game. This book features insider tips from the author, giving you the winning edge. You'll also learn everything you need to know about advanced bidding conventions and coverage of defence. It is written by one of the United Kingdom's leading authorities in bridge, David Bird, who has written more than 70 books on the subject and is the bridge columnist for the Mail on Sunday and the Evening Standard.

  • One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
  • Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience.
  • Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
  • Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of bridge.

Topics include:
Elimination play; Preserving defenders' communications; The cross-ruff; Using clues from the bidding; Holding up in defence; Bidding conventions used in duplicate bridge; transfer responses; negative doubles; responsive doubles; Preserving declarer’s communications; Keeping the danger hand off lead; Dummy reversal; Promoting trump tricks in defence; Safety Plays; Playing a forcing defence; Counting the hand; More bidding conventions used in duplicate bridge; Deceptive Play David Bird is Britain's top bridge writer, with more than 70 books to his name. He is bridge correspondent for the Mail on Sunday and the Evening Standard and contributes regularly to bridge magazines around the world. He is best known for his humorous bridge fiction, featuring the pompous Abbot of the St. Titus Monastery. As a player, he is a Grandmaster and has won thirteen national championships.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071740173
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/09/2010
Series:
Teach Yourself: Games/Hobbies/Sports Series
Pages:
219
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.57(d)

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