You can play bridge all over the world, and wherever you go, you can make new friends automatically by starting up a game of bridge. What exactly is it about bridge that fascinates countless millions, has fascinated countless millions, and will continue to fascinate countless millions? In a nutshell,
If you’re an absolute bridge beginner, you need the hand-held tour of the game that Bridge For Dummies can give you. Take your time getting to know the fundamentals, carefully examine the real-life examples, and get a feel for the basics before you start to play. Even if you have played bridge before, this book still has much to offer you. Author Eddie Kantar condenses his fifty years of experience with the game into tips and hints that can make you a better player.
Start with a birds-eye view of bridge and begin with techniques for taking tricks in a notrump contract. Move on from there to cover the following aspects of the game and more:
After you play a few hands, you may find that you can’t stop playing bridge. If this happens, call a doctor – you may be a bridgeaholic. The only cure for your addiction is play, play, play. In order to satisfy your craving for bridge, Bridge For Dummies will help you connect with bridge clubs, tournaments, computerized games, and even online partnerships.
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"One of the very best of thousands of books introducing the beginner to the game." Alan Truscott, Bridge Columnist, The New York Times Praise for Bridge For Dummies "Eddie Kantar has now fit his talent to the perfect format, which features laid-back bridge advice presented with his keen sense of humor." - Bobby Wolff, President, World Bridge Federation "Eddie Kantar entertains you while cutting through the complexities." - Frank R. Stewart, Bridge Columnist, Sheinwold's Bridge
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Find out how to rank, decode, and respond to bids Consider this friendly guide your bridge boot camp. From the tricks you need to know to the art of finesse, author Eddie Kantar gives you the advantage of his fifty years of experience playing this challenging game. Packed with plenty of example hands, this book will have you trumping your opponents in no time!
Discover how to: Build a bid Recognize losing cards Avoid opponents' traps Strategize with your partner Find clubs and tournaments Play bridge online
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Eddie Kantar is a Grand Master in the World Bridge Federation and a two-time world bridge champion. He wrote Complete Defensive Play, a book listed as a top ten all-time bridge favorite.
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Book Description Thorndike Press, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111410405036