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Teach Yourself Bridge By Terence Reese

Teach Yourself Bridge

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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.
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Teach Yourself Bridge by Terence Reese

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.

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About Terence Reese


David Bird is Britain s top bridge writer, with more than 70 books to his name. He is bridge correspondent for the Mail on Sunday and the London Evening Standard and contributes regularly to bridge magazines around the world. He is best known for his humorous bridge fiction, featuring the pompous Abbot of the St Titus Monastery. As a player, he is a Grandmaster and has won thirteen national championships.

Table of Contents


foreword; 1. if the game is new to you; 2. making tricks in a single suit; 3. the play at no-trumps; 4. the play in a suit contract; 5. opening; 1nt and responses; 6. opening suit bids of one and responses; 7. the opener's rebid; 8. the responder's rebid; 9. techniques in no-trumps; 10. techniques in a suit contract; 11. the scoring; 12. strong two level openings; 13. opening bids of three and four; 14. bidding slams; 15. overcalls; 16. penalty and take-out doubles; 17. basic moves in defence; 18. leads, signals and discards; 19. different forms of bridge glossary of bridge terms and phrases taking it further; Index

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GOR002323237
Teach Yourself Bridge by Terence Reese
Terence Reese
Tysg
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Murray Press
2003-04-30
176
0340860006
9780340860007
N/A
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