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ISBN 10: 1937636305 / ISBN 13: 9781937636302
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2012. Paperback. Series: SMART GUIDE. BIC Classification: WD. Dimension: 235 x 194 x 19. Weight in Grams: 766. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9781937636302

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he Smart Guide to Bridge will teach you how to play bridge smartly and in record time. A helpful guide for first-timers who want to learn how to play and seasoned players who want to improve, this book demystifies the centuries-old social game of charm, intrigue, and strategy as it explains in plain English all the basics, nuances, and tricks you need to play contract and duplicate bridge. You?ll master competitive bridge and set your own strategies. You will learn how to read your hand, pass and play, organize and improve your hand, confuse your opponents, and strategize to win. Get the inside scoop on duplicate bridge - how it works, different formats, and strategies that will help you win. Excellent insight and skill builders, including the point-count method, old black, slam conventions, and more, will surprise you, your friends, and your opponents, and will add points on your scorecard. Smart Guide to Bridge will make you a pro in no time. This superior roadmap to bridge will show you the way: Bridge facts, lingo, basics and need to knows will jumpstart your knowledge base Illustrations of sample hands will make you a savvy Bridge player Complete bidding toolkit helps you outwit your opponents and win more hands Glossary and resources will make you a competent, smart and confident player Smart Guide to Bridge will make you a confident and competitive bridge player and help you take your game to the next level. Ideal for bridge players at all levels - new techniques, tactics and strategies for you. Add these tricks and trumps to your toolkit, have more fun and win hands down.

About the Author: Brent Manley has been playing tournament bridge for more than 40 years and is among the top 3% of all tournament players in the rankings of the American Contract Bridge League, where he has worked for the past 22 years. He has been editor of the Bridge Bulletin, the world's largest-circulation bridge magazine, since 1997, and has written half a dozen books on bridge, including one on the popular Precision bidding system. Manley has worked with the World Bridge Federation at world championship tournaments since 2000 and has been chief editor of the Daily Bulletin at WBF tournaments.

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