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From the Back Cover

Bridge is a famously challenging card game, one that's next to impossible to learn without a whole host of visual aids. But books on the subject all too often seem to ignore this. Enter Knack Bridge for Everyone, which takes a step-by-step, visual approach to explaining the game clearly to beginners and intermediates. With 400 full-color photos, it begins with the rules and the fundamentals of bidding, play, defense, and scoring. Not only does it give you what it takes to hold your ground no matter what your hand, but it takes the bidding up a notch by introducing more bidding techniques―and strategies for winning.
400 full-color photos
Rules * Playing a Hand * Scoring
Responding * Next-Step Bidding
Leads * Overcalls * Doubles
When to Pull Trump
Stealing the Bid
Looking for Slam

About the Author

D. W. Crisfield has been playing bridge for about 30 years, seriously for the past 15 years. I have also been teaching bridge for the past 15 years. She recently won the Miles NLM Pairs at the North American Bridge Championships held in Boston and was featured in the Bridge Bulletin―a monthly magazine that is sent to everyone registered with the American Contract Bridge League. Crisfield has written thirty books; this is her first on bridge.

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Product Details

  • Series: Knack: Make It Easy
  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press (January 6, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1599216159
  • ISBN-13: 978-1599216157
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 8.8 x 8.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #64,675 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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this book provides a wonderful, easy to follow tutorial for learning to play bridge whether its party bridge or duplicate. a useful reference for intermediate players as well. very well illustrated.
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The visual aspects of this bridge book makes it more understandable. I have read it twice and find it very helpful.
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Debbie Crisfield has created the perfect book for beginner and intermediate bridge players. Her lessons are easy to follow and make the game fun! I read the whole book in 2 days and look forward to her next book on more advanced conventions. Great job!
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Bridge can be a very difficult game especially when one has difficulty transposing book verbage to actually seeing the playing cards as they are played during the game. The visual of this book is such a wonderful aid to putting the play of the hand with a visual picture that it makes any explanation so much easier. This book is worth every penney spent and has helped me so much at the bridge table.
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This is the perfect bridge book for me. I am a visual learner and the photos of the bridge hands made a big difference in my understanding. She writes simply, no extra words to confuse, with humor and well organized. She also covers the basic conventions that I will be playing. It's a good beginner book and I'm not a beginner. I've played for years but never had good foundation training. This offers that and more.
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In my retirement home our exercize has turned to Bridge. Good for the mind and walking back and forth to the Bridge Room. Knack bridge is an easy to follow reference book. As you get better at bidding and play, this book allows one to review mistakes and therefore become a better player. I am always lending my Knack to others in our community.
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Clear, concise instruction on bidding and playing of the hand. The photos of various hands were very helpful in understanding the particular lesson being addressed. Also liked the yellow highlight summerizing each lesson. Feel this book is helping me become a more thoughtful player.
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This is a great book for someone who is learning Bridge and for others brushing up on their skills. It is well written lucid , and with lots of examples pictures and scenarios. Lets face it Bridge is a terrific challenging,enjoyable long term journey and Ms Crisfield is a terrific partner to have on your side!

Thank you.. Yes I thoroughly recommend this book.

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Larry K
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