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Ten ways to improve your bridge
Bird, David, 1946 March 29-
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Publication Information:
London : Gollancz, 2000.
Physical Description:
128 pages ; 20 cm
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Central Library GV1282.3 .B473 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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If you are a middling player and are keen to advance, this book will show you the way forward.

David Bird has taken ten key areas in bidding and play and has applied his considerable skills as a player and critic to prove how results can be gained. The topics covered range from bidding the opponents suit and battling for the part-score to support doubles and redoubles and splinter bids and fit jumps. The essential points to remember are summarised at the end of each chapter and there are problems to solve which will show how much you have taken on board.
Why wait any longer? Your opportunity to become a better player is here!

Author Notes

David Bird, renowned as the world's leading humorous bridge writer, is also a player of distinction and the bridge critic for the Evening Standard, Mail on Sunday, et al.

Table of Contents

1 Bidding the Opponents' Suitp. 7
2 Managing the Trump Suitp. 19
3 Battling for the Part-scorep. 35
4 Count Signalsp. 46
5 Tactics at No-trumpsp. 60
6 Directing the Opening Leadp. 78
7 Playing the Right Card from Equalsp. 88
8 Support Doubles and Redoublesp. 100
9 Ace for Attitude, King for Countp. 109
10 Splinter bids and Fit jumpsp. 120

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