The Rabbi's Rules by Mark Horton & Eric Kokish
Built around real-life deals featuring the bridge-playing rabbi, Leonard Helman, this book contains a wealth of tips on bidding and play for the advancing player. Bridge journalist Mark Horton takes you to the table in some of the world's most prestigious bridge events, letting you share the successes and disasters of high-level competition.
But this is not just a book to read for great bridge stories, fascinating deals and sound general advice. Even experts will learn from some of the bidding ideas, selected by Eric Kokish from his encyclopaedic coaching files. Addressing areas that are often the weak link in any bidding system, Kokish describes comprehensive methods for auctions after Inverted Minor Raises, 2club openings and 2NT openings as well as many other common situations.
About the Authors
Mark Horton (born 1950) is a British author, journalist and expert on bridge, as well as a former lawyer and chess champion. He has been the editor of Bridge Magazine since 1995. The magazine was founded in 1926 and is the world's oldest bridge magazine, and it is now distributed through Chess & Bridge in the UK. He currently lives in Bath with his wife Liz.
Eric Kokish is best known these days as a professional bridge coach, writer and editor, though he made his mark in the game as a player and analyst (notably as the lead writer for the annual World Championship Books starting in 1979 and as a director of The Bridge World's Master Solvers' Club. Through their company, International Bridge Services, based in Toronto) Eric and his wife Beverly have been working with partnerships and teams with international ambitions in more than 20 countries since 1985 with consistently gratifying results.
Categories: Bidding | Intermediate | Advanced | General Interest
ISBN 978-1-77140-001-5, Paperback, 232 pages, Masterpoint Press
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