Modern Bridge Conventions (Paperback)

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This easy-to-follow book covers in detail more than 50 of the most practical bridge conventions in use today. A glossary, which also serves as an index, lists more than 250 popular conventions, treatments, and systems. "Every bridge enthusiast should have it on his bookshelf."--Alfred Sheinwold, Los Angeles Times Syndicate.

About the Author


William S. Root (1923–2002) was an American professional bridge player who was also a noted teacher and writer about the game. He was inducted into the American Contract Bridge League Hall of Fame in 1997, and was author of several acclaimed books on bridge, including Commonsense Bidding: The Most Complete Guide to Modern Methods of Standard Bidding and How to Play a Bridge Hand: 12 Easy Chapters to Winning Bridge by America's Premier Teacher.

Richard Pavlicek is a championship bridge player and teacher. He began playing bridge in 1964 in West Germany while serving in the US Army. A Grand Life Master of the American Contract Bridge League, he has won more than 400 events, including 11 North American championships and more than 16,000 masterpoints. He began teaching in 1972 and formed the Pavlicek School of Bridge, where he and his wife, Mabel, taught thousands of students each year. He retired in 2006.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780517884294
ISBN-10: 0517884291
Publisher: Crown
Publication Date: April 11th, 1995
Pages: 264
Language: English