Edwin Silberstang

This thorough introduction to the game of bridge is filled with copious examples, illustrations, and anecdotes. Beginning and intermediate players learn step by step everything they need to know about: duplicate bridge, contract bridge, rules of play, fundamentals of opening bids and responses, and scoring. You’ll also learn the strategies that allow you to compete in tournaments including the proper evaluation and playing out of hands. Includes coverage of the Jacoby Transfer, Cue, Weak Two, Michaels Cue, Shut-Out, Slam, No-Trump, and advanced, defensive and preemptive bids to the popular and important conventions including, the Stayman, Blackwood, and Two-Way Stayman. 175 pages