Bridge Cardplay: An Easy Guide 1 - Finessing
by David Bird & Marc Smith
Whether you are just setting out to discover the wonderful game of bridge, or have played for some time, your success will be limited without a sound understanding of the basic techniques of cardplay. In this series, two of the game's top writers explain clearly the various cardplay skills that you will need. Every booklet contains six chapters - each ending with a short Quiz.
The topics covered in this first book, on Finessing, are:
- Leading towards high cards
- Repeating a finesse
- Leading the right card for a finesse
- Double finesses
- Other types of finesse
- Deals with multiple finesses
David Bird (Southampton, UK) is the world's most prolific bridge writer, with 145 bridge books to his name. Known for the clarity of his writing and explanations, he has won the American Bridge Teachers' Association Book of the Year Award a record nine times. His celebrated humorous fiction series, featuring the cantankerous Abbot, has run for over 45 years.
Marc Smith (Southampton, UK) is the author, with Barbara Seagram, of the world's best-selling bridge book in the past sixty years, 25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know. He has written many other bridge books and played successfully in several international championships. He is a popular online bridge teacher, conducting many classes at all levels of play.as