Duplicate Bridge is a challenging card game. I am your Newcomer Guide and Mentor. Learn from my mistakes/experiences!
This Newcomer's Guide presents the basic information needed to learn and master the Duplicate game format, environment, and bidding, playing and scoring protocols.
Learn about Bridge Etiquette, Zero Tolerance and Play Nice programs, the different game formats, equipment and useful HOW TO PROCEDURES (Fill in a Convention Card; Make a Call using a Bidding Box; Make an Opening Lead; Arrange, Inspect and Count Tricks; Prevent Partner's Revoke; Make a Claim or Concession; Understand BridgeMate, Total Point and MatchPoint scoring systems and so much more!
Frequently referred to Bridge rules and laws are clearly explained. This knowledge will empower you to confidently make a Director's call when an infraction occurs to your advantage.
This book was written with humour and contains over 90 colourful images/illustrations, enabling learning Bridge procedures most informative and enjoyable.
I wish I had this Newcomer's Guide when I started playing...Lucky you...now you do! While reading this book, my goal was to keep you smiling and hearing you say, "I didn't know that ...That will be useful"!!