Planning Notrump Contracts

Planning Notrump Contracts

by David Bird, Tim Bourke

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Test your notrump play! This book is designed to accompany Planning the Play in Notrump, Book 7 in the Bridge Technique series.

This is a book of problems that will test your knowledge of the basic principles of playing notrump contracts, and the tactics available for developing extra tricks. The topics covered include hold-up plays, deciding which suit to attack, reading the opening lead, keeping the danger hand off play, combining your chances and exerting pressure on your opponents.

The basic principles of notrump play are straightforward, but applying them is not always so easy. Rest assured that some serious challenges await you in these pages!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940015006124
Publisher: Master Point Press
Publication date: 07/26/2012
Series: Test Your Bridge Technique , #5
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 93
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

David Bird, who lives near Southampton, England, has written more than 100 books on the game. Despite spending much of the year travelling, he still finds time to write new stories every month for a host of magazines around the world, usually featuring his best-known characters, the monks of St. Titus Abbey. He is also a regular commentator on BBO broadcasts of top-level competitions.

Tim Bourke is a world-renowned collector and creator of interesting bridge hands, which he regularly supplies to authors such as David Bird and David Silver. He also personally owns what is probably the world's largest bridge library and is often consulted as an expert on matters of bridge bibliography. He lives with his wife Margaret, an Australian international player, in Canberra, Australia.

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