The Art of Card Reading at Bridge

The Art of Card Reading at Bridge

by F. Karpin


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Become a better player — both in attacking and defending — by learning to "see through" the cards and improve card sense. The author's lucid explanations of card reading techniques guarantee an increase in both expertise and bridge sophistication. An invaluable guidebook that is also entertaining and highly readable.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486217871
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 06/01/1982
Series: Bridge and Other Card Games Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

1 How to Count Out a Hand
2 "Counting" Practice Pays Dividends"
3 Counting Out Hands in Top-Echelon Circles
4 From Simple Hands to Less Simple
5 Second Sight with Card Reading
6 "The Felling of Singleton Kings: Luck, Skill?or Both?"
7 Competitive Bidding Situations
8 Classic Card-Reading Deals
9 Defensive Play: Counting and Card Reading
10 Defense When the Defenders Do Not Bid
11 Defense When Both Sides Bid
12 The Defenders Fail to Card-Read
13 The Declarer Fails to Card-Read
14 The Rule of Eleven
15 "The Proper Use of "Sight," Hearing, and Judgement"

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