Written in a player-friendly, accessible style, this book is ideal for poeple who have played bridge before and need a refresher course, and for those wishing to master the fundamentals of the game. Numerous quizzes throughout the book teach and reinforce what the reader has learned. Illustrations.
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The Game of Bridge
An Imaginary Game
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12 high-card points ace or king Answer auction bidding convention bidding system Blackwood convention club suit combined points crossruff deal dealer declarer plays declarer's defenders describe your hand diamond suit diamonds discard distribution points doubleton Drill dummy's East eleven tricks finesse five-card major suit follow suit four-card major going grand slam heart suit hold jump raise least look losers minor suit nine tricks No-Trump North North-South open the bidding opening bid opening lead opponents overcall overtricks partner opens partner's hand partnership Pass Pass Pass play a card play the hand point count Question rebid redouble respond righty passes rule score side suit singleton small slam South spade suit split Stayman Stayman Convention stoppers sure tricks take tricks takeout double thirteen tricks trick-taking trump fit trump suit vulnerable win the trick winners