57+ Bridge Conventions Made Easy: The New Go-To Quick Reference Book (Paperback)

57+ Bridge Conventions Made Easy: The New Go-To Quick Reference Book By Alvin Lesser, Brent Manley (Editor) Cover Image
By Alvin Lesser, Brent Manley (Editor)
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57+ Bridge Conventions Made Easy clearly and concisely describes and explains conventions for all bridge players to maximize their bidding, enabling both partners to have an exact understanding of each other's bids. With over 200 charts and tables, and many examples, novice and intermediate bridge players can easily learn how to communicate the most popular bridge conventions. Advanced players are also able to learn new and unfamiliar conventions. This book is easy to read as it has no extraneous details. It is written clearly and concisely so that each member of the partnership will have an exact understanding of their partner's bid. This book is loaded with information about how to use - and avoid abusing - a long list of conventions. 57+ Bridge Conventions Made Easy can be used by steady partners and by casual partners. The book is arranged alphabetically and indexed so that a convention can be easily found. Awarded the 2016 eLit Gold Award for Best How-To Book and the Bronze Award for Education/Academic/Teaching. The Revised 2nd Edition was edited by Brent Manley. Format: four-color, 8.5 x 11 (216 mm x 280 mm), 172 pages. Conventions include:

#1 Balancing

#2 Bergen Responses

#3 Blackwood

#4 Brozel

#5 Cappelletti

#6 Checkback Stayman

#7 Cuebids

#8 DOPI, ROPI, DEPO & REPO

#9 DONT

#10 Drury

#11 Flannery

#12 Forcing

#13 Fourth-Suit Forcing

#14 Gambling 3NT

#15 Gerber (4 Clubs)

#16 Grand Slam Force

#17 Inverted Minor Raises

#18 Jacoby Transfers

#19 Jacoby 4-Suit Transfers

#20 Jacoby 2NT

#21 Jordan 2NT

#22 Journalist Leads

#23 Landy

#24 Lavinthal Discards

#25 Law of Total Tricks

#26 Lebensohl 2NT Over Opponent's Weak Two-Bid

#27 Losing Trick Count

#28 Maximal Double

#29 Michaels Cue Bid

#30 Mini Roman

#31 Minor-Suit Stayman

#32 Namyats

#33 Negative Double

#34 New-Minor Forcing

#35 Odd-Even Discards

#36 Ogust

#37 Overcalls

#38 Preemptive Bids

#39 Puppet Stayman

#40 Responsive Double

#41 Rules in Bridge

#42 Rusinow Leads

#43 Smolen Transfer

#44 Splinter Bid

#45 Stayman

#46 Step Responses to a Strong Two Club Opening

#47 Strong 1 Club (Precision)

#48 Support Doubles

#49 Takeout Double

#50 Texas Transfers

#51 Strong 2 Clubs

#52 Two Over One Game Force

#53 Upside-Down Count and Attitude

#54 Unusual 2NT

#55 Weak Jump Shift

#56 Weak 1NT

#57 Weak Two-Bids

#58 Western Cue Bid

Product Details
ISBN: 9780986003479
ISBN-10: 0986003476
Publisher: Gsl Galactic Publishing
Publication Date: August 20th, 2017
Pages: 172
Language: English