Bridge for Bright Beginners Author:Terence Reese Mr. Reese, "the world's best bridge player and best bridge writer" ("New York Times"), has innovated many bridge conventions, systems and teaching methods in his long colorful career. Now he has turned his attention to the beginners who, he claims, have been misled into believing that simple point count and adding machine techniques are enough. ... more »Although in this book he includes point count, Mr. Reese believes that a player should use his head to come to logical conclusions and should not be treated as a numbskull with no card knowledge and no card sense.
In this brilliant new method for teaching beginners, he allows the reader to progress quickly to expert level instead of being held back by the need to learn "rules" which he later must abandon. This bridge book is like no other - it is challenging, makes no compromise, provides no drills, no self quizzes, and none of the dreary routine of learning bridge as you would do homework - but concentrates on making bridge interesting and exciting.« less