Famous Leads and Defences by David Bird


  • Test your skill against the experts
  • A dazzling collection of 60 famous opening leads and key decisions in defence
  • David Bird sets the scene then you must choose which card to play – then turn the page and compare your decision to that of the great champion who originally held the cards
  • Improve your opening lead and defence today!

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Famous Leads and Defences by David Bird

Famous leads and defences will test your skill against the experts.

How good are your opening leads? And how effective are your tactics in defence? On each deal David Bird sets the scene and you must then choose which card to play. Turn the page and you can compare your efforts with those of the great champion who originally held the cards. By the time you have reached the end of this book you will be infinitely more confident of your defensive play.

Author Biography

David Bird is recognised as the world’s leading humorous bridge writer. He has written over 130 bridge books, and in the last ten years he has won six ‘Book of the Year’ awards from the American Bridge Teachers Association – and in 2016 won the International Bridge Press Association Book of the Year Award for The Abbot, the Parrot and the Bermuda Bowl. David contributes regularly to Bridge Magazine, English Bridge, Bridge World, the American Contract Bridge League bulletin and other magazines around the world, as well as Vu-Bridge on the internet. He is also a voice commentator for Bridge Base Online. He lives in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, England.

Publication date Thursday, June 04, 1998
Price £7.99
EAN\ISBN-13 9780575065970
BIC 2.1 Bridge (WDMC1)
Binding Paperback
Format B Format
Depth 11mm
Extent 128 pages
Word Count

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