Bridge at the Edge
by: Boye Brogeland and David Bird
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An in-depth ‘over-the-shoulder’ look at top-level bridge. While describing almost 200 deals that he played in World and European Championships, one of the world’s best players, Boye Brogeland, discusses bidding and cardplay, as well as his approach to the mental side of the game. A fascinating glimpse into the thought processes of a champion bridge player, as well as a look at state-of-the-art bidding methods, some of which are described here for the first time.
Brogeland lives up to his device ‘Bridge must be fun’ on every page. — R. van de Velde 04/23/2013
“You would have to look far and wide to find a collection of deals better than this.” — ACBL Bulletin 11/27/2012
This book is a treat to read – among the games ‘must-reads’ — Australian Bridge Federation Newsletter 04/09/2012
...Many great deals and one or two interludes into bidding developments. This is a good read; the author's dare-devil style and enthusiasm for the game lifts it. — East Anglian Daily Times 01/04/2012
A fascinating and instructive glimpse into the psyche and performances of a truly great player. — The National Post 12/12/2011
Boye Brogeland (Norway) has won both the World and European Championships, and is a regular participant in North American tournaments.
David Bird, who lives near Southampton, England, has written more than
100 books on the game. Despite spending much of the year travelling, he
still finds time to write new stories every month for a host of magazines
around the world, usually featuring his best-known characters, the
monks of St. Titus Abbey. He is also a regular commentator on BBO
broadcasts of top-level competitions.
This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 13 October, 2011.