25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know

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Master Point Press, 1999 - Games - 190 pages
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It doesn't take long before beginning bridge players want to know more about bidding systems, and especially about conventions. The authors have selected 25 basic conventions and treatments that novice players can easily assimilate into their own methods. They explain clearly and concisely how to use each one, and how it fits into a standard bidding system. Each section ends with a summary chart as well as a self-quiz to ensure that the reader has understood the concepts.
 

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Contents

N T Section 1 Learn these first
11
Stayman 2 response to INT
13
Takeout doubles
21
Weak twobids
33
2 strong artificial opening
41
Reverses
49
Blackwood and Gerber
55
Negative doubles
63
Controlshowing cuebids
113
Grand slam force
121
Michaels cuebids and Unusual NT
127
Landy 2 over opponents INT
133
Sophisticated stuff
139
Lebensohl
141
Reverse Drury
147
Roman Key Card Blackwood
153

Jacoby and Texas transfers
73
More complicated
81
Jacoby 2NT forcing major raise
83
Splinter bids
89
Cuebid raises
95
Balancing
101
Help suit game tries
107
Fourthsuit forcing
159
New minor forcing
165
Ogust responses to weak twobids
173
Responsive doubles
177
Leaddirecting doubles
185
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About the author (1999)

Barbara Seagram owns and manages one of the largest bridge schools in North America, where she teaches more than 1000 students every year to enjoy bridge. She has been awarded 'master teacher' status by the American Bridge Teachers Association, on whose Board of Directors she sits.

Englishman Marc Smith writes monthly columns for both BRIDGE and BRIDGE PLUS as well as for the OKBRIDGE SPECTATOR. He is an expert bidding forum panelist for numerous magazines, as well as at Bridge Forum on the Internet. He lives near Southampton, UK.

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