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Knack Bridge for Everyone: A Step-By-Step Guide to Rules, Bidding, and Play of the Hand (Knack: Make It Easy)

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Bridge is a famously challenging card game, one thats next to impossible to learn without a whole host of visual aids. But books on the subject all too often seem to ignore this. Enter Knack Bridge for Everyone, which takes a step-by-step, visual approach to explaining the game clearly to beginners and intermediates. With 400 full-color photos, it begins with the rules and the fundamentals of bidding, play, defense, and scoring. Not only does it give you what it takes to hold your ground no matter what your hand, but it takes the bidding up a notch by introducing more bidding techniques—and strategies for winning.
 
400 full-color photos

Rules * Playing a Hand * Scoring

Responding * Next-Step Bidding

Leads * Overcalls * Doubles

When to Pull Trump

Stealing the Bid

Looking for Slam

Synopsis:

Bridge is a famously challenging card game, one thats next to impossible to learn without a whole host of visual aids. But books on the subject all too often seem to ignore this. Enter Knack Bridge for Everyone, which takes a step-by-step, visual approach to explaining the game clearly to beginners and intermediates. With 400 full-color photos, it begins with the rules and the fundamentals of bidding, play, defense, and scoring. Not only does it give you what it takes to hold your ground no matter what your hand, but it takes the bidding up a notch by introducing more bidding techniques—and strategies for winning.
 
400 full-color photos

Rules * Playing a Hand * Scoring

Responding * Next-Step Bidding

Leads * Overcalls * Doubles

When to Pull Trump

Stealing the Bid

Looking for Slam

About the Author

D. W. Crisfield is a life master who has taught bridge for fifteen years. He won the Miles NLM Pairs at the North American Bridge Championships and has been featured in Bridge Bulletin. He is the author of Knack Coaching Youth Soccer and many other books.

 

Stephen Gorman is a photographer and writer whose work has appeared in several books in

the Knack Make It Easy series, and whose photo-essay books include Northeastern Wilds. Visit him at www.stephengorman.com.

Eli Burakian is a freelance photographer whose work has appeared in Knack Chess for Everyone. Visit him at www.burakianphotography.com.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1         Rules of Bridge

Chapter 2         Introductory Bidding

Chapter 3         Playing a Hand

Chapter 4         Scoring

Chapter 5         No Trump Openers and Responses

Chapter 6         Playing a NT hand

Chapter 7         Convenient Minor

Chapter 8         Responding

Chapter 9         Next Step Bidding

Chapter 10       Leads

Chapter 11       Overcalls

Chapter 12       Doubles

Chapter 13       Other Defense Strategies

Chapter 14       When to Pull Trump

Chapter 15       Preemptive Bids and Responses

Chapter 16       Stealing the bid

Chapter 17       2C and responses

Chapter 18       Looking for Slam

Chapter 19       Other Ways to Show a Big Hand

Chapter 20       Resource Directory

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781599216157
Author:
Crisfield, D W
Publisher:
Knack
Photographer:
Gorman, Stephen
Photographer:
Burakian, Eli
Author:
Gorman2, Stephen
Author:
Burakian, Eli
Author:
Diener, Jeff
Author:
Crisfield, D. W.
Author:
Gorman, Stephen
Author:
Crisfield, Deborah
Subject:
Card Games - Bridge
Subject:
Contract bridge
Subject:
Card Bridge
Subject:
Games : Card Games - Bridge
Subject:
General Games
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Knack: Make It Easy
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
450 full-color photographs
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8 x 8.5 in

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Bridge is a famously challenging card game, one thats next to impossible to learn without a whole host of visual aids. But books on the subject all too often seem to ignore this. Enter Knack Bridge for Everyone, which takes a step-by-step, visual approach to explaining the game clearly to beginners and intermediates. With 400 full-color photos, it begins with the rules and the fundamentals of bidding, play, defense, and scoring. Not only does it give you what it takes to hold your ground no matter what your hand, but it takes the bidding up a notch by introducing more bidding techniques—and strategies for winning.
 
400 full-color photos

Rules * Playing a Hand * Scoring

Responding * Next-Step Bidding

Leads * Overcalls * Doubles

When to Pull Trump

Stealing the Bid

Looking for Slam

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