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Sample of World Class: Conversations With the Bridge Masters
by: Marc Smith. Foreword by Gabriel Chagas
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Twenty-six of the world's best players talk about bridge — how they got
started, their best and worst memories, their favorite hands, the players they
most admire, the opponents they most fear, and their hopes for the future of
the game. As you read this book, you will see the human side of people
who up to now may just be names in a bridge column, but you'll also get
from them a series of tips and ideas that will help you improve your own
game. Men and women from all parts of the world are included, and the
result is a fascinating look at how bridge is viewed in different countries.
* Sabine Auken (Germany)
* Boye Brogeland (Norway)
* Gabriel Chagas (Brazil)
* Larry Cohen (USA)
* John Collings (UK)
* Maria Erhart (Austria)
* Andrew Robson (UK)
* Benito Garozzo (USA/Italy)
* Fred Gitelman (Canada)
* Jason Hackett (UK)
* Justin Hackett (UK)
* Bob Hamman (USA)
* Geir Helgemo (Norway)
* Eddie Kantar (USA)
* Ron Klinger (Australia)
* Apolinary Kowalski (Poland)
* Mike Lawrence (USA)
* Magnus Lindkvist (Sweden)
* Morten Lund Madsen (Denmark)
* Karen McCallum (USA)
* Jeff Meckstroth (USA)
* Nicola Smith (UK)
* P.O. Sundelin (Sweden)
* Dorothy Hayden Truscott (USA)
* Alfredo Versace (Italy)
* Zia Mahmood (USA/Pakistan)
MARC SMITH is a Grand Master and former European junior champion who has represented England and Great Britain at numerous World and European championships. The author of over twenty books, he co-wrote the bestselling 25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know with Barbara Seagram and the Bridge Technique Series with David Bird. He is a two-time winner of the American Bridge Teachers’ Association Book of the Year award.
Gabriel Chagas, of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is by far South America's all-time most successful player. He is a three-time World Champion, and has won bridge's Triple Crown — The Olympiad, the Bermuda Bowl, and the World Open Pairs — something only eight others have accomplished. He has also contributed to bridge theory, being the first to write about and explain the intra-finesse.
This product was added to our catalog on Monday 22 November, 2010.