Author: Brent Manley Bridge is the world's most popular card game: it's a social game, a thinking game, and it's a great way to keep mentally sharp. This guide is designed to help bridge players at all stages of their development, from understanding the basics to learning the game's endless varieties and strategies. It covers the mechanics of play, how to bid, how to relate to your partner, and how to make those all important tricks that make you a successful player. Bridge can be challenging, but this book will help you get the most out of this fascinating card game.
Paperback: 423 pages: 2012 ISBN-10: 1937636305 ISBN-13: 978-1937636302
Brent Manley has been playing tournament bridge for more than 40 years and is among the top 3 percent of all tournament players in the rankings of the American Contract Bridge League. He has been editor of the Bridge Bulletin, the world's largest-circulation bridge magazine, since 1997, and has written half a dozen books on bridge, including one on the popular Precision bidding system. He lives in Memphis, Tennessee.