Basic Bridge

Arnold Peter

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Publisher: Bounty Books
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 2004
Edition: Reprint

Description: 160 pages. Book appears to have hardly been read and is in Fine condition throughout.

Publishers Description: Take a quick and easy beginner's course in the world's most popular card game. From evaluating the hand to complex bidding tactics, here is everything needed for a sound grounding in bridge. Even beginners will play with confidence when they have these easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams as a guide. Simple explanations of all the rules, plus illustrations of sample ha Take a quick and easy beginner's course in the world's most popular card game. From evaluating the hand to complex bidding tactics, here is everything needed for a sound grounding in bridge. Even beginners will play with confidence when they have these easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams as a guide. Simple explanations of all the rules, plus illustrations of sample hands and scoring, provide the basics. A "get to know bridge" section explains the pack, choosing partners, shuffling, dealing, sorting, tricks and trumps, notations, and much more. Extensive coverage on bidding includes values for games and slams; a variety of openings; the denial pass; a change of suit response; several responses to opponents' bids; defensive and sacrifice bidding; and a huge range of other options. Move on to actual play with advice on choosing a strategy, the finesse, assuming split honors, drawing trumps, trumping losers in dummy, defenders' and safety play, and card signaling. A quick reference scoring table plus a glossary of bridge terms complete this thorough package. ...more

ISBN: 9780753710869

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