Played and enjoyed around the world, bridge is the most rewarding and enduring of all leisure pastimes.
Teach Yourself Bridge clearly and simply explains the basic elements of the game. The bidding, the play and the scoring are all described, so that soon the reader will be able to take part with confidence.
It assumes no prior knowledge, encouraging the reader to play as much as possible to improve their game gradually by applying what they learn.
Originally written by Terence Reese (who was the world's leading authority on bridge), this book has been revised by David Bird, who is the author of many bridge titles, and writes for the Mail on Sunday and the London Evening Standard.
This edition has been updated and includes suggestions for relevant bridge websites.
David Bird is Britain's top bridge writer, with more than 70 books to his name. He is bridge correspondent for the Mail on Sunday and the London Evening Standard and contributes regularly to bridge magazines around the world. He is best known for his humorous bridge fiction, featuring the pompous Abbot of the St Titus Monastery. As a player, he is a Grandmaster and has won thirteen national championships.