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Your plain-English guide to the most popular card game in the world
Bridge, as any player will tell you, is simply the best card game ever. It's challenging, social, and best of all fun. Bridge For Dummies walks you through the different aspects of bridge with real-life examples so that you can feel comfortable with the basics before you ever start to play. And if you're already experienced at the game, you'll discover a wealth of tips and hints that can make you a better player.
Bridge boot camp get a bird's-eye view of the game, from counting and taking sure tricks to using winning tricks and outsmarting your opponents at notrump play
Trump the competition discover the special know-how you need to bring home the tricks when you end up in a trump contract
Bid with confidence grasp the fundamentals of bidding, including when to bid, how high to bid, and how to shut up your partner
Get defensive find out everything you need to know about defensive bidding, doubles, redoubles, and slam bidding
Open the book and find:
Techniques for defensive play
Bidding that will help you play a stronger game
Trump and notrump play
Guidance on bidding from all points of play opening bid, responding to opening bid, and rebidding
How to be a better bridge partner
Updated online resources
Coverage of Acol bidding
Bridge clubs and tournaments all over the world
Strategize with your bridge partner
Play in clubs and tournaments
Use basic and advanced bidding techniques
Play for fun or profit
Eddie Kantar is a Grand Master in the World Bridge Federation and a two-time World Bridge Champion. One of the best-known bridge writers in the world, his books have been translated into 11 foreign languages.
I like the book but I should have bought the hard copy. It's too hard to go back and reference tips or hints.Published 2 days ago by Patrick Lammers
Actually 5 stars. I only gave it 4 because I'm dumber than a dummie! Well written, easy to understand and even humorous!Published 1 month ago by mary
Well written. I've learned a great deal about bidding and playing cards to WIN when playing Bridge.Published 1 month ago by Priscilla Satterfield
It may say Dummy, but it is the most underrated thesis on bridge. If you want to learn bridge don't be a dummy- buy this!Published 1 month ago by Alfred F.
Eddie Kantar is probably one of the most qualified instructors of bridge on the planet. As a member of the Bridge Hall of Fame, he presents an introductory course that's easy to... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kendall P. Shepherd