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Bridge for Complete Beginners

Author: Paul Mendelson

Publisher: Right Way

ISBN: 071602330X

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 192

View: 8404

Learn how to play bridge with this simple step-by-step guide. While good bridge classes are, of course, of great value, this book is itself the complete tutorial. It will help you to learn properly without other help and give you a solid foundation on which to start playing this absorbing game. Work at your own pace Understand the key basic principles Learn about the Acol system of bidding Discover how to play a hand, both as declarer and in defence

Bridge: Winning Ways to Play Your Cards

Author: Paul Mendelson

Publisher: Robinson

ISBN: 1472141709

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 192

View: 9002

Many bridge books feature magical and inspiring hands but hands that are never seen in day-to-day play at the bridge table. Bridge: Winning Ways to Play Your Cards concentrates on the type of hands that will make a real difference to your scores and which will help you improve your game. Discover how to assess your opponents' strengths and weaknesses - in relation to your own - and win!

Bridge for Bright Beginners

Author: Terence Reese

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486317463

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 160

View: 5814

DIVCommon terms, fundamentals of offensive and defensive bidding and play made clear. 130 bidding hands, 18 sample games. Summary of bidding. /div

Contract Bridge for Beginners

A Simple Concise Guide on Bidding and Play for the Novice

Author: Charles Goren

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671210521

Category: Games

Page: 152

View: 539

Here is the first book on Contract Bridge for beginners which introduces them at once to the generally accepted Point Count method of bidding used by the experts. Written by the leading authority, the foremost teacher, and the most successful bridge player in the world, it will prove a boon to the novice and the average bridge player alike.

Beginning Bridge

Author: Barbara Seagram,Linda Lee

Publisher: Master Point Press

ISBN: 9781897106334

Category: Contract bridge

Page: 208

View: 3184

Written for complete beginners, this book is based on material that Barbara Seagram uses in her own classes to introduce hundreds of new players to the game every year. The book will take readers to the point where they can enjoy a social game with friends or begin to explore their local bridge club.

Bridge for Absolute Beginners

Author: Robert Sheehan,Sally Brock

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780713486186

Category: Games

Page: 176

View: 600

Each page of this text represents a lesson which the reader can follow. It starts with minibridge - a simplified version of the game, and gradually increases the student's knowledge of the game until they can be proud to be called a bridge player.

121 Tips for Better Bridge

Author: Paul Mendelson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448116058

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 208

View: 9152

This is a book for the three million 'social' bridge players (in the UK alone) who know the rules and can play a reasonable hand, but want to refine their skills and improve their understanding of the game. The 121 bridge tips range from simple to more advanced and all offer solid advice on how best to deal with a variety of situations. Tips are clearly explained and are followed by an example hand and a reader's test. There is no simpler way to improve your bridge.

The Times Beginner’s Guide to Bridge

Author: Andrew Robson,The Times Mind Games

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008130957

Category: Games

Page: 240

View: 566

A one-stop practical guide on how to play and master the fascinating 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. Previously published in print as Collins Need to Know? Bridge. Now with additional practice deals.

Bridge For Dummies

Author: Eddie Kantar

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118240839

Category: Games

Page: 432

View: 2682

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.

Right Way to Play Bridge

Author: Paul Mendelson

Publisher: Robinson

ISBN: 1472141695

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 240

View: 982

This book shows you how to improve your bridge at both a social and competitive level. Clear examples explain the detail of modern Acol bidding. This will enable the reader to plan and reassess their campaign step-by-step and calculate with precision who holds which cards. Guidance is also given on how and when to obstruct or bluff, how to pinpoint the best leads and steal the best contracts, and ways to think strategically under pressure. Unique at-the-table charts - designed to foster partnership understanding used appropriately at home, club or class - summarise key bids.

Breakthrough Bridge

Defence for Beginners

Author: Zia Mahmood,Audrey Grant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780352325662

Category: Contract bridge

Page: 144

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Basic Bridge

Learn to Play the World's Greatest Card Game in 15 Easy Lessons

Author: Bruce Ciloski

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1483529819

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 89

View: 2572

The easiest way yet to learn to play Bridge. 15 easy lessons that anyone can understand. After you read Basic Bridge you'll be ready to sit down and play the greatest card game ever invented. You've always wanted to learn how to play and now you can with Basic Bridge. Starting with an overview of the game and then describing each aspect in it's own chapter you'll learn the basics of the game faster than you ever thought possible.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Bridge

Author: H Anthony Medley

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0786534257


Page: 384

View: 8305

You're no idiot, of course. You host the most fabulous dinner parties and select just the right wines. But when it comes time to play some bridge, you feel like hiding away in the kitchen. Don't spend the evening washing dishes! This book will help you learn the rules of the game in friendly, easy-to-swallow bites. You'll learn how to deal and play a "rubber"(that's bridge-talk for a game), how to keep score, and even how to deal with less-than perfect partners!

25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know

Author: Barbara Seagram,Marc Smith

Publisher: Master Point Press

ISBN: 9781894154079

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 190

View: 8338

Explains twenty-five bidding conventions, including the grand slam force, lead-directing doubles, negative doubles, new minor forcing, responsive doubles, reverse Drury, splinter bids, Stayman, takeout doubles, and weak two-bids

Knack Bridge for Everyone

A Step-by-Step Guide to Rules, Bidding, and Play of the Hand

Author: D. Crisfield

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762761784

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 256

View: 9219

Bridge is a famously challenging card game, one that's next to impossible to learn without a whole host of visual aids. But books on the subject all too often seem to ignore this. Enter Knack Bridge for Everyone, which takes a step-by-step, visual approach to explaining the game clearly to beginners and intermediates. With 400 full-color photos, as well as numerous charts and diagrams, it begins with the rules and the fundamentals of bidding, play, defense, and scoring. It then takes the bidding up a notch by introducing more bidding techniques and strategies for winning.

Learn Bridge in a Weekend

Author: Jonathan Davis

Publisher: Knopf

ISBN: 9780679427520

Category: Games

Page: 95

View: 3234

Part of the "Learn-in-a-Weekend" series.

Environmental Change, Climate, and Health

Issues and Research Methods

Author: Willem Jozef Meine Martens,Anthony J. McMichael

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780521782364

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 338

View: 3826

Analysis of the impact of global environmental change on human health for researchers and graduate students.

Acol Bridge for Bright Beginners

Author: Hugh Walter Kelsey,Andrew Kambites

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN: 9780575061743

Category: Games

Page: 144

View: 8019

Acol Bridge for Bright Beginners is bridge by the fast track for the lively-minded. A brief introduction showing how the game is played and the equipment you need is followed by clearly-explained chapters on bidding and on the play of the cards. Each chapter is backed up by carefully designed quizzes so that you can test your progress and reinforce what you have learned. ¿Just the book for anyone who wants to learn bridge without spending too much time on the learning process¿ Country Life

Basic Acol Bridge Flipper

Author: Ron Klinger

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN: 9780304362790

Category: Games

Page: 28

View: 951

This guide contains all the essential information about Acol bidding and play for beginners.

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