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Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand, by the same author team, was named the 2010 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. Building on the success of that title, this book gives near-beginners a chance to practice the principles on which sound declarer play is based: count your winners, count your losers, make a plan.
This is not just a series of problem hands, however. Each section contains a brief introduction of its topic, and the ideas are reinforced with carefully explained solutions and helpful tips throughout.
Bridge teachers and students will find this book invaluable.
|Publisher:||Master Point Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Barbara Seagram (Toronto, Canada) is one of North America's leading bridge teachers. An author with more than a dozen titles to her name, her 25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know (with Marc Smith) is the bestselling bridge book of the last fifty years.
Table of Contents
Part 1 Suit Contracts
1 Counting Losers to Plan a Suit Contract 6
2 Discarding Losers 10
3 Ruffing Losers 31
4 Taking Finesses 53
5 Establishing a Suit 75
Part 2 Notrump Contracts
6 Counting Winners in a Notrump Contract 96
7 Holding up a Stopper 100
8 Establishing Suits in Notrump 123
Glossary of Bridge Terms 147