Bridge Conventions Defences and Countermeasures

Author: Ron Klinger
Publisher: Peter Crawley
ISBN: 147460563X
Release Date: 2017-09-05
Genre: Games & Activities

Conventions are a vital element of bidding in bridge. Unless they are easily and clearly understood they can be destructively dangerous. This book contains the most common conventions you are likely to encounter at the duplicate table, together with defensive measures you can take, plus countermeasures against each part of the defensive methods. Importantly, however, bridge continues to evolve. The material in the additional chapter covers the most recent developments in bridge bidding and will give you ideas for inclusion in your regular partnerships.

Introductory Duplicate Bridge

Author: Anders Hansson
Publisher: BOD SE
ISBN: 9789174631746
Release Date: 2013-05-14

This book teaches the basics of duplicate bridge. The bidding system used is American Standard. Examples are used throughout the book to explain how you should bid and play the game. Every chapter ends with a summary of what you should remember. This will make it easier for you to memorize what needs to be memorized. Also there are additional examples for each chapter that you may use as practice deals. The contents of the book is divided in such a way that you may first just read parts of it to get a very basic understanding of the game, and then you may go back and read more detailed sections when you are mor comfortable with the game. In this way it is believed that the book will accompany you on your way to becoming an intermediate player. References to further reading are given. The book has been used to teach beginners, and several of them have been able to play successfully against experienced players after only one or two games.

Bridge Basics

Author: Ron Klinger
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781628730470
Release Date: 2011-08-01
Genre: Games & Activities

Bridge is hip for everyone nowadays! Played in more than 100 countries, Bridge has an enthusiastic following of more than 60 million people. Although many believe that bridge is simply an “old person’s game,” more and more young people are taking it up, and now players in their twenties are beginning to win world championship titles. Completely updated and revised by champion bridge player Ron Klinger, Bridge Basics explains and illustrates the basic rules of bidding, play, and defense in contract bridge. This book will turn you into a competent and confident bridge player in no time.

Books in Print

ISBN: UOM:39015049090585
Release Date: 2001
Genre: American literature

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ISBN: UIUC:30112075204245
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Military art and science