Author: Ken Casey
This book is about how to play bridge in a tournament. Unlike club play, the hands are typically prearranged to test your skills. This book gives a comprehensive view of the various types of hands an advanced player might expect to encounter. The various categories of hands presented will teach you when and how to use the endplay, when and how to squeeze, how to handle a forcing defense and how to handle a 4-1 trump split. The book will also teach you how to play a Notrump hand such as when to hold up, how to finesse, when to spurn the finesse, when to duck at Notrump, when to avoid the danger hand, how to deceive the opponents, how to unblock, and how to handle transportation.
Paperback: 336 pages: 2017