Originally published in 1980, this book quickly became recognized as a 'must-read' for any would-be bridge expert, and has never been out of print. Now, almost 30 years later, the author has revised, updated and expanded it to take into account modern developments in the theory and practice of competitive bidding. Anyone serious about improving their game needs to own a copy of this book.
Alfred Sheinwold's review of the original edition: 'If you read only one bridge book this year, this should be it.'
Mike Lawrence is one of the masters of bridge literature. With a breezy conversational style, plenty of humour and a keen grasp of the subtleties of the game, his books are always worth reading. — Denver Post 04/18/2016
‘An instant success when first published, this revised edition remains one of those books every serious or aspiring player should read.’
— Australian Bridge
"Full of Lawrence's invaluable advice. Read this book with your partner, you will find your bridge game improves immensely."
— Belleville Intelligencer
"There is no other way to say this: Anyone who aspires to be a competent player must read this book." A+
— ACBL Bulletin
Mike Lawrence (TN) has Hall of Fame credentials both as a player and a writer. An original member of the Dallas Aces, he has won three world titles and eighteen national titles. Several of his books are widely regarded as classics of the game.
This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 13 September, 2011.