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Fun Way to Serious Bridge

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ISBN-10: 067163027X

ISBN-13: 9780671630270

Edition: 1980 (Revised)

Authors: Harry Lampert

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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 1980
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 5/15/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.37" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

R. M. Johnson is a former radiation specialist whose first book, The Harris Men reached #5 on the Blackboard Bestseller list.

Basics of Game
First Magic Number
Mechanics of game
Scoring Bidding
Goal of bidding
How to evaluate hand
Point count system
What is an opening bid?
Suit Bidding
Distributional Points
Opening BidsPoint requirements for game and slams
Second Magic Number
Responses to opening suit bids
Rebids by the Opening Bidder
No Trump Bidding
Opening One No Trump bids
Responses to No Trump bids
Stayman Convention
Stayman Interference
Forcing Bids
Reasons for competing
Ways of competing
Responses to overcalls
One no trump overcalls
Take-out doubles and responses
Defense against take-out doubleCue bids
Preemptive overcalls"Unusual" no trump
Big Hand Bidding
Opening two bids in suits and responses
Blackwood convention
Grand slam force
Big no trump hands
Gerber convention
Preemptive Biddingpenalty Doubles
patterns of Play
How tricks are won
Declarer Play
The finesse
Establishing long suits
Play in trump contracts
When to pull trumps
When to delay pulling trumps
No trump play
Hold-up play
Dangerous opponent
Which suit to set up
Defensive Play
Opening leads
No trump leads
Rule of Eleven
Suit contract leads
Third hand play Signalling
Lead-directing doubles
Advanced Play
Strip and end plays
Simple squeeze
Counting the hand
Dummy reversals
Bath coup
Your Bridge System Proprietiesother Systems
The weak two bid
Preemptive single jump overcalls
Third hand openings
The negative double
Transfer bids