The Pocket Guide to 2/1 by Paul Thurston uses the same format as The Pocket Guide to Bridge. This book provides a handy pocket summary of the popular 2/1 bidding system. In a concise but readable manner, it goes over the basic ideas for Standard players who want to make the switch. The contents are based on Paul Thurston’s 25 Steps to Learning 2/1 which was the American Bridge Teachers Association Book of the Year in 2003.
More about the book
Do you know whether a 2/1 response is always game-forcing? Are you sure that a reverse by opener promises extra value after a 2/1 response? Can you always remember the right rebids over a Forcing 1NT? If you answered ‘No’ to any of these questions, this is the book you need! Whether you are just starting out to play 2/1, or simply want to remind yourself of the finer points, you will find the answers to your questions here, carefully explained and illustrated. This book is a concise but complete description of 2/1, today’s most popular 5-card major natural bidding system.
Paperback, spiral bound, 64 pages.
About the Author
Paul Thurston has played bridge for Canada in the World Teams Championship, as well as captaining the Canadian Bridge Olympiad team. His book, 25 Steps to Learning 2/1, won the American Bridge Teachers’ Association Book of the Year Award.