To Ruff or Not to Ruff

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Discover the secrets of mastering the trump suit in the enthralling book, "To Ruff or Not to Ruff" by renowned bridge experts James Marsh Sternberg, MD (Dr. J) and Danny Kleinman. This comprehensive guide delves deep into the complexities of bridge strategy, providing both declarers and defenders with invaluable insights and tactics to elevate their game.

In the world of bridge, the decision to ruff or not is often the pivotal moment that can make or break a hand. With a wealth of options at your disposal - from ruffing finesse, crossruffs, dummy reversals, to trump coups - this book unravels the mysteries of when to seize the opportunity or exercise restraint. Prevent your opponents from obtaining ruffs while maximizing your own potential to win the hand.

Dr. James Marsh Sternberg, a distinguished radiologist and bridge maestro, teams up with the versatile Danny Kleinman, a world-class bridge player and backgammon expert, to present instructive bridge deals in an engaging quiz format. Walk in the shoes of both the declarer and defenders as they navigate the complex web of trump play, demonstrating the art of making strategic decisions.

Dr. J, a multiple North American National Championships winner, and Danny Kleinman, a prolific author and teacher, bring their decades of experience to the forefront. Dr. Sternberg's 18 books on bridge instruction have earned him numerous accolades, including recognition from the American Bridge Teacher's Association. Danny Kleinman's contributions to bridge literature, backgammon, and other fields are equally impressive, reflecting his dedication to enriching the world of mind sports.

With "To Ruff or Not to Ruff," you'll gain a deeper understanding of bridge strategy, refine your skills, and embark on a thrilling journey into the heart of the trump suit. Whether you're a seasoned bridge enthusiast or a newcomer to the game, this book is an essential addition to your collection.


Published in 2023

198 pages