The Times Beginner's Guide to Bridge

The Times Beginner's Guide to Bridge

by The Times Mind Games, Andrew Robson


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The Times Beginner's Guide to Bridge by The Times Mind Games, Andrew Robson

A one-stop practical guide on how to play and master the fascinating and rewarding game of bridge with expert advice throughout from Andrew Robson, the Times bridge correspondent and the world’s most famous and successful player and teacher of bridge

Andrew Robson, the Times bridge correspondent, shows you how to play bridge—starting from the basics and taking you through the learning process step-by-step. Using clear illustrations and accompanying text, Andrew gives the reader a complete course in learning the game, including sample hands and ways to practice. You’ll also learn about bidding, tricks, scoring and dealing, and etiquette whilst playing. Above all, you'll begin to develop the skills you need to play bridge, and to win—including ingenuity, working well in a partnership, and a good memory. Contents include: basic bidding and card-play strategies; etiquette and how to score; examples and practice tips; different types of bridge; conventions; and evaluating a bridge hand.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780008130947
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Publication date: 10/01/2015
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Andrew Robson is a professional bridge player, writer, and teacher, and the bridge columnist for TheTimes and Country Life. He is the former World Junior Champion, and was the first British player to win a U.S. Major. The Times is a British daily national newspaper, first published in 1785.

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