The Times Beginner's Guide to Bridge

The Times Beginner's Guide to Bridge - The Times Puzzle Books

Second edition

Paperback (03 Oct 2019)

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A one-stop practical guide on how to play and master the fascinating and rewarding game of bridge with expert advice throughout from Andrew Robson, the Times bridge correspondent, the world's most famous and successful player and teacher of bridge.

Previously published as Collins Need to Know? Bridge. Now with additional practice deals.

Andrew Robson, the Times bridge correspondent, shows you how to play bridge - starting from the basics and taking you through the learning process step-by-step. Using clear illustrations and accompanying text, Andrew gives the reader a complete course in learning the game, including sample hands and ways to practice.

You'll also learn about bidding, tricks, scoring and dealing, and etiquette whilst playing. Above all you'll begin to develop the skills you need to play bridge, and win - including ingenuity, working well in a partnership, and a good memory.

Contents include: basic bidding and card-play strategies; etiquette and how to score; examples and practice tips; different types of bridge; conventions; evaluating a bridge hand.

Book information

ISBN: 9780008343767
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint: Times Books
Pub date:
Edition: Second edition
DEWEY: 795.415
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 239
Weight: 184g
Height: 191mm
Width: 95mm
Spine width: 15mm