Bridge for Complete Beginners

Author: Paul Mendelson

Publisher: Right Way

ISBN: 071602330X

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 192

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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

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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

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

Bridge for Beginners

A Complete Course

Author: Zia Mahmood,Audrey Grant,Omar Sharif

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849942072

Category: Games

Page: 300

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Bridge ia an easy game to learn but it takes a lifetime to master. This monumental work is designed to take the student to a level at which he or she can play in a bridge club or tournament with confidence. This book was originally published as three volumes on Bidding, Declarer Play and Defence. It combines the talents of top Canadian bridge teacher Audrey Grant, regarded as the leading tutor in North America, and the charismatic and world-renowned bridge player Zia Mahmud, voted bridge personality of the decade by both International Popular Bridge Monthly and Bridge Today. Zia presented the BBc television series Play Bridge with Zia and his lively and lucid style is ideal to popularise the game for a wide audience.

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

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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

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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

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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.

Bridge For Dummies

Author: Eddie Kantar

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118240839

Category: Games

Page: 432

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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.

121 Tips for Better Bridge

Author: Paul Mendelson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448116058

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 208

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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

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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.

Right Way to Play Bridge

Author: Paul Mendelson

Publisher: Robinson

ISBN: 1472141695

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 240

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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.

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

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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.

Breakthrough Bridge

Defence for Beginners

Author: Zia Mahmood,Audrey Grant

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780352325662

Category: Contract bridge

Page: 144

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How to Play a Bridge Hand

12 Easy Chapters to Winning Bridge by America's Premier Teacher

Author: William S. Root

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307774457

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 320

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Neither for beginners nor for experts but for the 90 percent of players in between, How to Play a Bridge Hand includes more than 300 of bridge master William Root's favorite hands. Hailed by the American Bridge Teachers' Association as the "Book of the Year." Line drawings. From the Trade Paperback edition.

25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know

Author: Barbara Seagram,Marc Smith

Publisher: Master Point Press

ISBN: 9781894154079

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 190

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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

Teach Yourself Bridge

Author: David Bird

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 9780071419734

Category: Games

Page: 168

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Played and enjoyed around the world, bridge is a rewarding and enduring leisure pastime. This guide explains the basic elements of the game, from bidding and play to scoring, so that soon the reader will be able to take part with confidence. It assumes no prior knowledge, encouraging the reader to play as much as possible to improve their game gradually by applying what they learn. Originally written by Terence Reese, this book has been revised by David Bird and includes exercises to test your knowledge and progress and websites for further information.

Acol Bridge for Bright Beginners

Author: Hugh Walter Kelsey,Andrew Kambites

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN: 9780575061743

Category: Games

Page: 144

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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