by Ken Casey



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 21/06/2020

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 742
ISBN : 9781796099706
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 742
ISBN : 9781796099690

About the Book

This book gives a comprehensive view of the various types of hands a beginning player might expect to encounter in a tournament. The various categories of hands presented will teach you how to play the first card, how to ruff, how to set up a long suit, how to avoid the danger hand, how to avoid being ruffed, how to play for the drop, how to get a count on the hand and how to handle special card combinations. In addition, you will learn about finessing up to a lone honor, the ruffing finesse, the backward finesse and other finessing techniques.

About the Author

Ken has published more than 15 bridge books. These books have now been consolidated into a series of 5 core tournament books as follows: Tournament Bridge for Beginning Players, Tournament Bridge for Intermediate Players, Tournament Bridge for Advanced Players, Tournament Bridge for Notrump Players and Tournament Bridge Tips on Defense. All 5 of these books were edited in 2019. Tournament Bridge for Beginning Players, Tournament Bridge for Intermediate Players, and Tournament Bridge for Notrump Players were then reedited in 2020. These 5 core books have themselves been condensed into a two-volume set called The Complete Book of Bridge Hands, Volumes 1 and 2. In addition, Ken has published a book on bidding, called The Casey Bridge Bidding System, an edit of The Precision Diamond Bridge Bidding System. This book was also edited in 2020. Ken served as a Russian interpreter during the Vietnam War and then spent over 30 years practicing as a tax attorney. Ken also has an MBA in accounting and a CPA.