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25 Bridge Myths Exposed [Bird]

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Do you remember when you started playing bridge? To get you started, a friend may have given you a few hints - perhaps one of the ones listed below.

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There are many such general guidelines for bridge players - some of them valuable, some not. But these are the Bridge Myths, not the Bridge Rules - because they all have exceptions and none should be followed blindly. In reading this book you will get to see what it is about each guideline that makes it so useful; more importantly, you will also learn to recognize the times when you should ignore it.

Declarer’s Myths

  • - Draw Trumps Straight Away
  • - Hold Up an Ace
  • - Win as Cheaply as Possible
  • - Play Low in Second Seat
  • - Eight Ever, Nine Never
  • - Ruff Losers in the Dummy
  • - Finesse Whenever You Can
  • - Play on Your Longest Suit First
  • - Lead Towards High Cards
  • - Ruff the Defenders’ Winners
  • - Lead Low to a Trick
  • - Run Your Longest Suit
  • - Leave the Big Decision Until Last

Defenders’ Myths

  • - Third Hand High
  • - Return Partner’s Suit
  • - Cover an Honor with an Honor
  • - Second Hand Low
  • - Capture an Honor with an Honor
  • - Lead Through Strength
  • - Discard from Your Weakest Suit
  • - Ruff When You Can
  • - Never Give a Ruff-and-Sluff
  • - Split Your Honors
  • - Follow Low When a Trick is Lost
  • - Don’t Ruff Partner’s Winner

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More Information
Author David Bird
Difficulty Intermediate
Topic Play
Publisher Master Point Press
Date Published 2002
Pages 192

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