Suit Contracts

Brian Senior

Print Book


Product Details

US Jun 2003 / Europe May 2003

ISBN 9781904468011, 160 Pages, 228 x 152mm/6 x 9


The correct play of suit contracts is a skill which the top players acquire only after many patient hours of study and play. When the opposition are lurking with their small trump cards ready to pounce and ruff your winners, you must exert great vigilience. There are countless factors to take into consideration when planning the play and difficult decisions arise on almost every trick: should you clear the trump suit early? can you establish a side suit? is it safe to cross-ruff?

In this ground-breaking book, renowned bridge author Brian Senior helps you to answer these questions and to comprehend the reasoning as to why certain decisions are taken. Each independent principle is thoroughly examined and the reader is then invited to test their own understanding of the concept by answering a number of puzzles, typical of those that arise in practical play.

  • Written by a leading bridge author and journalist
  • User-friendly layout enables the reader to quickly absorb the key ideas
  • An ideal bridge book for players looking to improve their card handling

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...I thought the book was excellent. It is certainly a book I would recommend.

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