Bridge For Dummies

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Wiley, Mar 29, 2012 - Games - 432 pages
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Your plain-English guide to the most popular card game in the world

Bridge, as any player will tell you, is simply the best card game ever. It's challenging—each hand presents a different set of conditions you must figure out and solve. It's very social—you play with a partner and two opponents. And best of all—it's fun.

Bridge For Dummies gives you a step-by-step explanation of the fundamentals of the game in terms you can understand. It walks you through the different aspects of bridge, featuring real-life examples, so that you can feel comfortable with the basics before you ever start to play. And if you're already experienced at the game, you'll discover a wealth of tips and hints that can make you a better player.

  • Covers playing bridge online
  • Includes updated websites and other resources
  • Gives you the latest bidding techniques, including ACOL

Bridge For Dummies is the perfect guide for a beginner hoping to learn to play bridge as well as the seasoned player looking for new techniques and strategies.

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Terrific Overview of the Game of Bridge

User Review  - nussie1 - Overstock.com

This book is really excellent. It simplifies a very complicated game. It includes all the latest bidding conventions and standard techniques as well. This is probably the best single bridge reference that I have ever seen. Read full review

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This American Bridge Teachers Book of the Year when its first edition came out is the best book out there for those who want to learn good, solid bridge. Eddie Kantar writes with wit and style, and his stature as a World Champion does not diminish his ability to communicate concepts with ease and humor. For all but advanced players, this book is the book to buy for accurate, well-written, readable bridge advice and counsel. 

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About the author (2012)

Eddie Kantar is a Grand Master in the World Bridge Federation and a two-time World Bridge Champion. One of the best-known bridge writers in the world, his books have been translated into 11 foreign languages.

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