Why You Lose at Bridge

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WHY YOU LOSE AT BRIDGE is a true evergreen. Read it once when you are a beginner. It is truly hard to find such a concise guide how to advance rapidly from the basics. Or, like me - after all it first appeared before I was born - rediscover it if you want to improve by: 1.

The bombs were falling on Britain when S. Simon sat down to write Why You Lose at Bridge and I imagine he was finding it a challenge to keep his mind occupied, what with his regular partners getting drawn into war work. (A pity, really, as bridge is such a wonderful distraction.

When you're playing a hand, particularly a dicey one in a contract that you bid, nothing else matters/5. S.J. Simon's classic bridge text book 'Why You Lose at Bridge', dispensing advice to the improving card player through archetypical bridge-playing characters such as Futile Willie, the Unlucky Expert, and Mrs.

Guggenheim, is regarded as one of the best books ever written on the game.4/5(8). Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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OCLC Number: Description: Why You Lose at Bridge book, pages: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction. Part one. Your technical game. The points you lose "ignoring the odds" ; The points you lose playing the dummy ; The points you lose in defense ; The points you lose "bidding" ; The points you lose NOT doubling --Part psychology.

Editions for Why You Lose at Bridge: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in Cited by: 1. Why You Still Lose at Bridge (E-BOOK) by Julian Pottage List Price: $ Discount Price: $ You Save: 15% pages. E-book (PDF • EPUB • MOBI) S.J.

Simon's classic Why You Lose at Bridge, dispensing advice to the improving player through archetypical bridge characters such as Futile Willie, the Unlucky Expert, and Mrs. Guggenheim, is regarded as one of the best books ever written on.

Win more consistently with the skill you already possess by following this simple advice. A wealth of common sense, philosophy, and “how to attain the best result possible.” “Morehead always said my 5 Weeks to Winning Bridge was the best.

I disagree; Why You Lose is the best bridge book ever written.”. Cut For Partners by S. Simon List Price: $ Discount Price: $ You Save: 20% pages. Paperback. Reprint of the long out of print sequel to "Why You Lose at Bridge" featuring the four unforgettable, fictional players: The Unlucky Expert, Mrs.

Guggenheim, Mr. Smug, and Futile Willie. The author, one of England's great bridge players, plays to win-and shows how the average player loses because he fails to evaluate his hand, or play it for all its worth.

Here, with actual hands in illustration, are many of the common mistakes, and in the second part the psychology of the game is probed, the temperamental factors to be reckoned with in your partner-or opponents. Light. A master class in Bridge for the player who wishes to improve., ISBN Buy the Why You Lose at Bridge ebook.

This acclaimed book by S. Simon is available at in several formats for your eReader.4/5(4). Top 10 books as rated by Experts – in descending order.

The Expert Game by Terence Reese; Why You Lose at Bridge by S. Simon; Adventures in Card Play by Géza Ottlik and Hugh Kelsey; Killing Defence at Bridge by Hugh Kelsey; Bridge in the Menagerie by Victor Mollo; Right Through the Pack by Robert Darvas and Norman de V. Hart; Watson on the Play of the Hand at Contract Bridge by Louis H.

This book is intended for complete beginners to learn bridge. It is assumed that you already know the rules of bridge, but nothing else. This book covers the basics of bidding and declarer play. Defensive cardplay is largely omitted because it is a more complicated topic than File Size: KB.

A master class in Bridge for the player who wishes to : Simon, S. Publisher: Pomona Press Illustration: N Language: ENG Title: Why You Lose at Bridge Pages: (Encrypted EPUB. Many bridge books have been written over the years.

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Kindle. iPad /iBooks. Hardcopy “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing. This is a well-known proverb and so potently applicable to bridge that, in his classic Why You Lose at Bridge, the author, Skid Simon, took it a stage further, indicating that he thought that a little knowledge is at least twice as.

I've read it at least a dozen times. It's right up there with Why You Lose at Bridge and Matchpoints as my all-time favorite book. Sincerely, David Rottmayer.

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