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.
|Publisher:||Orion Publishing Group, Limited|
|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
|1.||Bread and Butter Discards||13|
|2.||Removing an Option||29|
|4.||Creating an Option||52|
|6.||Exercising an Option||77|
|7.||Discarding Under Pressure||94|
|8.||Preserving an Option||108|
|9.||Anticipating a Discard Problem||120|
|10.||Working from First Principles||136|
|11.||Discarding to Deceive||151|
|12.||The Third Opponent||164|