Contract Bridge for Beginners: A Simple Concise Guide on Bidding and Play for the Novice
Here is the first book on Contract Bridge for beginners which introduces them at once to the generally accepted Point Count method of bidding used by the experts. Written by the leading authority, the foremost teacher, and the most successful bridge player in the world, it will prove a boon to the novice and the average bridge player alike.
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Foreword by the author
The Mechanics of Bidding
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13 points 26 points 60 points A K J Ace and King Ace of Diamonds auction Bid 1 Spade bid 2 Diamonds biddable suit bidding open Blackwood Convention bonus Clubs Contract Bridge Deuce Diamond suit discard doubleton dummy's example finesse five-card suit follow suit four cards four tricks hand contains hand is worth high cards high-card points highest card Jack jump keep the bidding Kxxx lead the Ace nine tricks NORTH Dummy number of tricks opened the bidding Opener Responder opening bid opening bidder opening lead overcall overtricks Oxxx partner opens partner's suit partnership pass play the hand play the King player plays the Ace points in high Queen of Hearts raise rebid Responder 1 Spade ruff score singleton SOUTH Declarer Spade suit Spade tricks take-out double three tricks trick-taking Trump bid trump suit vulnerable West plays win a trick wins the trick x x x