Clues from the Bidding at Bridge

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Master Point Press, 2005 - Games - 152 pages
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Defenders in bridge base their strategy on declarer's bidding. Yet declarers often fail to return the compliment: they play without a thought of what the defenders have done. The problems in this book all contain situations where an astute declarer can listen to the bidding.
 

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User Review  - Jim53 - LibraryThing

Pottage presents 60 hands. On each hand we are supposed to use the clues from the bidding to determine a line of play. Somtimes a bid will tell us that the normal line will fail, so we have to use the ... Read full review

Contents

Defensive Points
1
Timely Concession
7
Guess the Minors
13
Undercover Tricks
19
Tiny Error
25
Time to Die
31
Divide and Rule
37
Necessary Assumption
43
Coup de Belladonna
91
Either Way
101
Profit and Loss
107
Tricky Dickie
113
Follow the Trail
119
Drastic Action
125
All in Good Time
131
Ruffing Options
137

Blithe Spirit
49
Not Forgiven
63
Two Ways to Win
77
Natural Reaction
143
Emergency Exit
149
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About the author (2005)

Julian Pottage has written many books on bridge, regularly writes bridge columns for several magazines, and has been a qualified teacher of the game for more than 20 years. He and his family enjoy village life in Wales.

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