A pocket-sized edition of 25 More Bridge Conventions You Should Know by the same authors, this is a handy guide to popular intermediate-level conventions such as Bergen Raises, Support Doubles, Puppet Stayman, Inverted Minor Raises, Forcing 1NT and more.
This text provides a handy pocket summary of the popular SAYC (Standard American Yellow Card) bidding system. It goes over the basic ideas of SAYC, which is the most natural system for online bridge players around the world.
A bridge guide like no other--essential strategies, tricks, trump tactics, and much more, all in a stylish portable package Our Pocket Posh (R) series has over 3 million copies in printIn Pocket Posh Tips for Bridge Players ten-time national champion and WBF World Master Marty Bergen offers his essential tips for bridge players, as well as insights on the Law of Total Tricks, the Rule of 20, Bromad, and much more.
Rodwell describes and explains a host of innovative ideas in cardplay, strategems that can be used as a declarer or defender. He then goes on to discuss the mental side of the game, areas that mark the key differences between an average player and a successful one.
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This instructional title presents 50 problems in declarer play and defence for the beginning bridge player, with the emphasis placed on planning the play at the first trick.
Standard American Yellow Card or SAYC is described and explained in this book. This book aids anyone wanting to learn and understand SAYC, or anyone who simply knows the basics and is eager to fill in the missing pieces in their repertoire. It also gives basic introduction to the standard bidding conventions used on bridge websites.
Take All Your Chances at Bridge was published in 2009 and has already been reprinted twice. It won the American Bridge Teachers 2010 Book of the Year Award for best intermediate-level book. In this sequel, Kantar presents another collection of play problems for advancing players. Again, the theme is not just finding a good line of play: the trick is to combine as many possible lines as possible to optimize your chances of making the contract. Full of Kantar's inimitable humor and extra tips, as well as lots of good bridge, this one is another sure winner. Eddie Kantar (Santa Monica, CA) is one of the most popular and prolific bridge writers in the world. A winner of two World Championships, and a member of the Bridge Hall of Fame, his many books include Modern Bridge Defense, Advanced Bridge Defense, the hilarious Kantar on Kontract, and of course, Roman Keycard Blackwood. His work appears regularly in many bridge magazines around the world.
Jeff Bayone's Honors Bridge Club in New York is the largest in North America, perhaps in the world. This book is based on their beginners' course, a series of six lessons that have started thousands of people on the road to enjoying the world's most popular card game. The book is intended to give the reader a taste of bridge, and whet the appetite for more.