Bidding at Bridge: A Quizbook
by: Barbara Seagram and David Bird
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Declarer Play at Bridge: a Quizbook, by the same author team, was named the 2013 Book of the Year by the American Bridge Teachers’ Association. Building on the success of that title, this book gives the near-beginner a chance to practice the principles on which sound bidding is based, from the opening bid onward.
This is not just a series of problems, however. Each section contains a brief introduction to its topic, and the ideas are reinforced with carefully explained solutions and helpful tips throughout.
Bridge teachers and students will find this book invaluable.
An outstanding book. — The Bridge World 09/29/2015
Another successful collaboration between Barbara Seagram and David Bird. Any newcomer or intermediate player who reads through all the examples in the book will become a better bidder. Rating A. — ACBL Bulletin 07/29/2015
Near beginners and intermediate players who want to check that they have basic bidding straight will benefit from this book. — New York Times 01/16/2015
Barbara Seagram (Toronto, Canada) ran one of the largest and
most successful bridge clubs and bridge schools in N. America. After
selling the club in 2007, she now concentrates solely on teaching and
organizing her popular bridge cruises. An ABTA Master Teacher, Barbara has
been involved in many of MPP's most successful titles, most notably 25
Bridge Conventions You Should Know. With more than 140,000 copies in print
in English alone, this book is the bestselling bridge title since Charles
Goren was writing in the 1950s. It has been translated into Japanese, French, Danish
A brief interview with Tracy Mumford from the Minnesota Public Radio on the show “Fargo,” with a 10 minute interview (at the end) with Barabara Seagram talking about a beginner’s guide to bridge.
Interview https://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/04/27/aw-jeez-fargo-recap-minnesota-likes Apr 27, 2017
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 Saturday 01 November, 2014.