Bridge Basics 3

Author: Audrey Grant
Publisher: Baron/Barclay Bridge Supplies
ISBN: 9780939460922
Size: 77.22 MB
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Audrey Grant does it again with an amazing new book, Popular Conventions, the third book in the series, covers everything from playing at a party table to a tournament table. Popular Conventions teaches you the core conventions that will strengthen your game for sure. It introduces you to the Stayman convetions, Jacoby transfer bids, the strong artificial two club opening, Blackwood and Gerber. This book gives you a chance to get ahead and win!

Bridge Conventions In Depth

Author: Matthew Granovetter
Publisher: Master Point Press
ISBN: 9781894154567
Size: 55.96 MB
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These wonderful agreements and gadgets turn your everyday bidding system into something personal, something that fits the exact style that you and your partner want to play. And now you can choose from some seventy expert-level ideas to add to your bidding arsenal, quickly and painlessly. In this book you will find: 'Basic Conventions' -- the Rest of the Story: find out how top-level players have turbo-charged such standard conventions as Stayman, Jacoby and Texas Transfers, Drury, Weak Jump Shifts, and more. 'Bread and Butter Conventions': some conventions that are standard with most experts but may not be for you, such as Smolen, Slow Arrival, Italian Cuebids, the best defences to Multi and Bergen Raises, Retransfers, Clarifying Cuebids, and others; 'Defensive and Cardplay Conventions': learn more about Trump Suit Preference, Obvious Shift carding, the Slam Spade Double, the Lead-directing Pass, and many more. 'Fine Arts Conventions': not for the faint of heart, some of these ideas will really make you sit up and take notice. Would you enjoy playing Last Train to Clarkesville, Yellow Rose of Texas, Vacant Doubletons, Double Keycard Blackwood, Trent Weak Two-bids, or the XYZ Conve

Bridge Basics

Author: Mary A. McVey
Publisher: KET
ISBN: 9780910475013
Size: 73.39 MB
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Bridge Basics

Author: Ron Klinger
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 161608233X
Size: 10.53 MB
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A latest edition for beginning-level contract bridge players shares completely revised and updated coverage of everything from bidding to defense, outlining essential strategies for building competence in a minimum of time. By the award-winning author of The Guide to Better Card Playing. Original.

Improve Your Bridge Teach Yourself

Author: David Bird
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444129449
Size: 69.69 MB
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Are you ready to take your bridge game to the next level? Improve Your Bridge will help you develop your technique and strengthen your game. This new edition has been fully updated with fresh design and interactive features as well as insider tips from the author to help give your game the winning edge. It is written by one of the UK's leading authorities in bridge, David Bird, who has written over 70 books on the subject and is the bridge columnist for the Mail on Sunday and the Evening Standard. It has everything you need to know about advanced bidding conventions and coverage of defence. It is perfect for intermediate level players, those who are interested in joining a bridge club or tournament, or for those taking a 2nd or 3rd year bridge course. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the authors' many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of bridge. FIVE THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

Bridge For Dummies

Author: Eddie Kantar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118240839
Size: 20.59 MB
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Your plain-English guide to the most popular card game in the world Bridge, as any player will tell you, is simply the best card game ever. It's challenging—each hand presents a different set of conditions you must figure out and solve. It's very social—you play with a partner and two opponents. And best of all—it's fun. Bridge For Dummies gives you a step-by-step explanation of the fundamentals of the game in terms you can understand. It walks you through the different aspects of bridge, featuring real-life examples, so that you can feel comfortable with the basics before you ever start to play. And if you're already experienced at the game, you'll discover a wealth of tips and hints that can make you a better player. Covers playing bridge online Includes updated websites and other resources Gives you the latest bidding techniques, including ACOL Bridge For Dummies is the perfect guide for a beginner hoping to learn to play bridge as well as the seasoned player looking for new techniques and strategies.

The Everything Bridge Book

Author: Brent Manley
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1605507091
Size: 78.78 MB
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What do Martina Navratilova, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffet have in common? They're all bridge fanatics! The card came is popular again--at home, online, and in schools. Whether readers are learning bridge from scratch or looking to improve their game, this book is the ultimate contract bridge manual. Bridge master Brent Manley takes you step by step from the rudiments of bidding to the more advanced principles of tournament play. You learn how to: Play a contract and keep score Gain confidence in competitive bidding Recognize good vs. bad leads Successfully communicate with their partners Win tricks more frequently This book provides readers with all the skills and tips they need to play this highly social and totally addicting card game! This edition includes completely new information on: Important bridge terminology Bidding accuracy and judgment Online bridge

Bridge Is A Conversation

Author: Gerard Cohen
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781462045068
Size: 24.61 MB
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Bridge Is a Conversation is a guide to bridge fundamentals for players who already have an understanding of the basics of the game and the desire to improve their competitiveness at the bridge table. The goal is not to teach how bridge systems are built, nor to describe their content, but rather to clarify how to use them the way the best players in the world do and to offer an alternative to simply “playing by the book.” You will find the game much more interesting, challenging, and enjoyable than you ever dreamed it could be. The principles in this book are valid regardless of the bidding system used. In sixty years of playing bridge, author Gerard Cohen has observed many games of bridge, and he brings that knowledge to this guide. His observations of how his partners, opponents, and others play that make them outstanding are key to the thoughts included here. He looked for patterns, drew conclusions and developed general concepts that those who haven’t reached the top level yet can learn and apply for a chance at competing with the best. Take your bridge game to the next level with Bridge Is a Conversation.

Becoming A Bridge Expert

Author: Frank Stewart
Publisher: Master Point Press
ISBN: 9781894154277
Size: 13.28 MB
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A compendium of advice for the improving player from one of North America's best-known bridge teachers and writers. Each tip is bite-sized - 3-4 pages in length - so the reader can dip in briefly and still take away an important idea. As well as the usual sections on bidding, play and defense, the author includes much advice on the psychological aspects of the game, including how to be a good partner. Frank Stewart is one of the most distinguished bridge writers and journalists in North America, with over twenty books to his credit. A major contributor to the Official Encyclopedia of Bridge and a regular writer for the ACBL Bulletin, he is perhaps best-known today as the author of the nationally-syndicated 'Daily Bridge Club' daily newspaper column. He lives in Fayette, Alabama.