9780671630270

The Fun Way to Serious Bridge

Lampert, Harry

ISBN 10: 067163027X / 0-671-63027-X
ISBN 13: 9780671630270
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication Date: 1986
Binding: Softcover
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The Fun Way To Serious Bridge is for anyone who wants to learn and understand the fundamentals of the mind-stimulating and challenging game of bridge -- and enjoy every minute of it! Harry Lampert combines his skills as a bridge player and teacher with his artistic talents to bring you a totally new FUN way to learn the game. The magic of his superb cartoons and simple, informative language will help you to absorb the principles of serious contract bridge -- and remember them. You'll laugh and learn every step of the way from opening bids to strip and end plays. Whether novice or seasoned social player, this unique book will make good bridge a simple "trick." You'll learn all about:
* Opening bids, suit bids, response and no trump bids, and how to force bids
* Competition and the reasons and ways behind it
* Big hand bidding such as Blackwood Convention, grand slam force and Gerber Convention
* Patterns of play including how tricks are won, the finesse, establishing a long suit, when to pull and delay trumps and entries.
* Defensive and advanced play -- plus much more!

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Book Description: Touchstone, 1986. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: CONTENTS IntroductionBASICS OF GAMEFirst Magic NumberMechanics of gameScoringBIDDINGGoal of biddingHow to evaluate handPoint count systemWhat is an opening bid?SUIT BIDDINGDistributional PointsOpening BidsPoint requirements for game and slamsSecond Magic NumberResponses to opening suit bidsRebids by the Opening BidderNO TRUMP BIDDINGOpening One No Trump bidsResponses to No Trump bidsStayman ConventionStayman InterferenceFORCING BIDSCOMPETITIONReasons for competingWays of competingOvercallsResponses to overcallsOne no trump overcallsTake-out doubles and responsesDefense against take-out doubleCue bidsPreemptive overcalls"Unusual" no trumpBIG HAND BIDDINGOpening two bids in suits and responsesBlackwood conventionGrand slam forceBig no trump handsGerber conventionPREEMPTIVE BIDDINGPENALTY DOUBLESPATTERNS OF PLAYHow tricks are wonDECLARER PLAYThe finesseEstablishing long suitsPlay in trump contractsWhen to pull trumpsWhen to delay pulling trumpsNo trump playHold-up playDangerous opponentWhich suit to set upEntriesDEFENSIVE PLAYOpening leadsNo trump leadsRule of ElevenSuit contract leadsThird hand playSignallingLead-directing doublesADVANCED PLAYStrip and end playsSimple squeezeCounting the handDummy reversalsFalse-cardingBath coupYOUR BRIDGE SYSTEMPROPRIETIESOTHER SYSTEMSThe weak two bidPreemptive single jump overcallsDopiBalancingThird hand openingsDruryThe negative doubleTransfer bidsFlannery. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_067163027X

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