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Item ImageA First Book Of Bridge Problems
by Patrick O'Connor
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119 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Comprises fifty problems in declarer play and defense for the beginning player, presented in approximate order of difficulty, with emphasis on planning the play at the first trick. The hands are presented to the reader as they would encounter them playing at the table. Unlike in a textbook, where topics are introduced systematically, there is no clue as to what type of play is required. Experienc . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageA Second Book of Bridge Problems
by Patrick O'Connor
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128 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Like the author's first book (A First Book of Bridge Problems, named Book of the Year for 2011 by the American Bridge Teachers Association), this sequel comprises fifty problems in declarer play and defense for the beginning or near-beginning player, presented in approximate order of difficulty. The problems are slightly more advanced than those in the first book. Experienced players recognize ce . . . read more.

                                   
Item ImageDemystifying Defense
by Patrick O'Connor
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136 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

Beginners typically have more trouble with defense than any other part of the game, and this book goes a long way towards removing this unease. After carefully explaining the basic concepts, author Patrick O'Connor takes the reader through forty problems, using an 'over the shoulder' style, and explaining every play as it is made. . . . read more.