Handbook of Winning BridgePaperback - 2003
This thorough introduction to the game of bridge shows players how to quickly get up to speed in the game and start to play this fun game right away Filled with copious examples, illustrations and anecdotes, beginning and intermediate players learn step by step, everything they need to know to have fun. From duplicate bridge, where players learn to play as partners, to contract bridge, the most skillful of the card games, players learn the rules of play, fundamentals of opening bids and responses, and scoring, while intermediate players learn the strategies that allow them to compete in tournaments including the proper evaluation and playing out of hands. Filled with great advice, tips, techniques, easy-to-understand charts, clear explanations and more Includes coverage of the Jacoby Transfer, Cue, Weak Two, Michael's Cue, Shut-Out, Slam, No-Trump, and advanced, defensive and preemptive bids to the popular and important conventions including, the Stayman, Blackwood, and Two-Way Stayman. This thorough introduction to the one of the most popular card games in the world shows players how to quickly get up to speed in the game and start to play this fun game right away.20,000 copies sold.
Publisher: New York : Cardoza Pub., c2003.
Edition: Second edition
Characteristics: 175 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm.