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Title:
100 winning duplicate tips : [for the improving tournament player]
Author:
Klinger, Ron.
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Edition:
New edition.
Publication Information:
London : Cassell in association with Peter Crawley, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
144 pages ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Subtitle from cover.

Previous ed. entitled 50 winning duplicate tips.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780304366125
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Many competent players are frustrated by an apparent inability to score well at duplicate pairs. No matter how hard they try, the secret of success seems to lie forever beyond reach. The truth is that playing good bridge is not enough to win at pairs. The regular winners are those who have learned to adapt their strategy to take account of the vagaries of match-point scoring. A small shift in emphasis can make a big difference to results.

In this book Australian expert Ron Klinger shows you how to do it. There are five sections covering constructive bidding, competitive bidding, opening leads, declarer play and defence, and they are full of well-chosen example hands and sound advice. Put these tips into practice and your results are sure to improve.


Author Notes

Ron Klinger is a leading international bridge teacher and has represented Australia in world championships since 1976. An Australian Grand Master and a World Bridge Federation International Master, he has written over 60 books, some of which have been translated into Bulgarian, Chinese, Danish, French, Hebrew and Icelandic. He has created many new bridge ideas and devised a number of conventions. He lives in NSW, Australia.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Part 1 Constructive Bidding (Tips 1-25)p. 9
Part 2 Competitive Bidding (Tips 26-60)p. 46
Part 3 Opening Leads (Tips 61-80)p. 87
Part 4 Declarer Play (Tips 81-90)p. 113
Part 5 Defence (Tips 91-100)p. 125