WHO HAS THE QUEEN?

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Author: Frank Stewart

This 206 page book is an introduction to inference, counting, assumption and related topics, things players can use to see their opponents' cards. It's in a quiz format and treats both declarer play and defense. This book is full of interesting deals in which finding a missing queen, or one of her relatives, is the key to making a contract. The problems cover various types of logical thinking, including: counting and drawing inferences from the bidding, opening lead, and later play. See how many you can solve!

Contents

  • Chapter    1  Who has the queen?
  • Chapter    2  Assumption
  • Chapter    3  Through the other's eyes
  • Chapter    4  Counting as declarer
  • Chapter    5  Inferences as declarer
  • Chapter    6  Seeking information
  • Chapter    7  Discovery and anti-discovery
  • Chapter    8  Counting on Defense
  • Chapter    9  How to see declarer's hand
  • Chapter  10  More missing queens 
  • Chapter  11  Jack and king-jack quesses
  • Chapter  12  The inferential count

                              Last chance

Paperback; 206 pages; 2011

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Author: Frank Stewart

This 206 page book is an introduction to inference, counting, assumption and related topics, things players can use to see their opponents' cards. It's in a quiz format and treats both declarer play and defense. This book is full of interesting deals in which finding a missing queen, or one of her relatives, is the key to making a contract. The problems cover various types of logical thinking, including: counting and drawing inferences from the bidding, opening lead, and later play. See how many you can solve!

Contents

  • Chapter    1  Who has the queen?
  • Chapter    2  Assumption
  • Chapter    3  Through the other's eyes
  • Chapter    4  Counting as declarer
  • Chapter    5  Inferences as declarer
  • Chapter    6  Seeking information
  • Chapter    7  Discovery and anti-discovery
  • Chapter    8  Counting on Defense
  • Chapter    9  How to see declarer's hand
  • Chapter  10  More missing queens 
  • Chapter  11  Jack and king-jack quesses
  • Chapter  12  The inferential count

                              Last chance

Paperback; 206 pages; 2011

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