The Times Beginner's Guide to Bridge
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The Times Beginner's Guide to Bridge

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A one-stop practical guide on how to play and master the fascinating and rewarding game of bridge with expert advice throughout from Andrew Robson, the Times bridge correspondent and the world's most famous and successful player and teacher of bridge.
Previously published as Collins Need to Know? Bridge. Now with additional practice deals.


Andrew Robson, the Times bridge correspondent, shows you how to play bridge - starting from the basics and taking you through the learning process step-by-step. Using clear illustrations and accompanying text, Andrew gives the reader a complete course in learning the game, including sample hands and ways to practice.


You'll also learn about bidding, tricks, scoring and dealing, and etiquette whilst playing. Above all you'll begin to develop the skills you need to play bridge, and win - including ingenuity, working well in a partnership, and a good memory.


Contents include: basic bidding and card-play strategies; etiquette and how to score; examples and practice tips; different types of bridge; conventions; evaluating a bridge hand.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 15mm | 170g
  • TIMES BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 60 b/w illus
  • 0008130949
  • 9780008130947
  • 101,431

Review quote

"No one else has the capacity to explain Bridge more clearly than Andrew."
Omar Sharif


"If you want to be better, buy the book."
The Spectator
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About Andrew Robson

Andrew Robson is Britain's leading bridge player, teacher, and writer. He is most widely known for his daily column in The Times which he began in 2000, and particularly for his Friday column for the less experienced, on which this book is based.
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