You're no idiot, of course. You host the most fabulous dinner parties and select just the right wines. But when it comes time to play some bridge, you feel like hiding away in the kitchen. Don't spend the evening washing dishes! This book will help you learn the rules of the game in friendly, easy-to-swallow bites. You'll learn how to deal and play a "rubber"(that's bridge-talk for a game), how to keep score, and even how to deal with less-than perfect partners! In this Complete Idiot's Guide you get:
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Discover quick and easy ways to...Objectively evaluate each hand you're dealt...Use convention bidding to communicate with your partner...Understand what your partner's bids and leads mean...Avoid playing mistakes that beginners often make...Play each trick like an expert...Double your opponents' bids for extra penalty points.About the Author:
H. Anthony Medley holds the rank of Life Master, is an American Contract Bridge League Club Director, and has won regional and sectional titles. An attorney, he received his B.S. from UCLA, where he was Sports Editor of UCLA's Daily Bruin, and his J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. He is the author of Sweaty Palms: The Neglected Art of Being Interviewed and UCLA Basketball: The Real Story, and is a columnist for the Southern California Bridge News.
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Book Description Alpha, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028617355
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