Whether you want to perfect your skills or learn the basics, this book's easy-to-read, updated chapters will enable even the bridge novice to play with confidence. Truscott explains in simple, terms the elements of bidding, play, and defense for beginning to intermediate players.
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How to Start
Objects and Scoring
The Basis of Bidding
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26 points ace and king AQxx AQxxx assets Axxx balanced hand bid three notrump bid two clubs bids one heart bonus bridge club suit combined hands CONTRACT BRIDGE count defenders diamond suit double draw trumps Dummy Dummy dummy's enemy suit five spades five-card suit following hands forcing bid four hearts four spades four tricks four-card grand slam heart suit high cards high-card points hope Jfrxx Kxxx leads a small least long suit major suit minor suit notrump contract number of tricks OAJx Opener Responder Opener opening bid overcall Oxxx part-score partner bids partner to bid pass penalty play low player QUIZ ANSWERS rebid Responder Opener Responder ruff score sequence shows six notrump small card small slam spade suit splinter bid suit bid take-out double three cards three clubs three diamonds three hearts three spades three tricks trump suit usually vulnerable West East