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Planning the Play: The Next Level

Item ImagePlanning the Play: The Next Level
by Barbara Seagram • David Bird
List Price: $19.95  Discount Price: $16.96  You Save: 15%
208 pages. Paperback. Also available as an E-book.

This sequel to 2010 ABTA book of the year, Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand, extends the idea of making a plan as declarer to more complex situations, covering ideas such as safety plays, avoidance play, trump control, dummy reversal, and endplays. It will appeal to players who have a solid grasp of the basics of declarer play, and are looking to improve from there. Seagram and Bird's Planning the Play of a Bridge Hand was named Book of the Year in 2010 by the American Bridge Teachers' Association. It introduced the basic principles of how to go about making a plan as declarer for beginning and improving players, and is a popular text for bridge teachers. This sequel extends the concept to more complex situations, and covers ideas such as safety plays, avoidance play, trump control, dummy reversal, and endplays. It will appeal to players who have a good grasp of the basics of declarer play, and are looking to improve from there.