More Killing Defence at Bridge

More Killing Defence at Bridge

by Hugh Kelsey

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Overview

How many times have you found yourself defending and wriggling with anguish at having to discard apparently certain winners? Hugh Kelsey's target here is to help you to avoid such pain - and other agonies that a competent declarer may inflict. By developing your insights into the hidden possibilities in the lie and play of the cards, this book will make you a sought-after partner and a respected (and feared!) opponent.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780297868651
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hugh Kelsey, international player, writer and analyst, is recognised universally as one of the all-time great names in bridge. With the gift of explaining complex ideas in simple terms, he wrote over 50 bridge books of exceptional merit during a lifetime devoted to the game. He was for many years Editor of the Master Bridge Series.

Table of Contents

Foreword9
Introduction11
1.Bread and Butter Discards13
2.Removing an Option29
3.Informative Discards40
4.Creating an Option52
5.Unblocking Discards67
6.Exercising an Option77
7.Discarding Under Pressure94
8.Preserving an Option108
9.Anticipating a Discard Problem120
10.Working from First Principles136
11.Discarding to Deceive151
12.The Third Opponent164
13.Improvising180

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