Private Sessions: A Bridge Education
August W. Boehm

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2002
230 pp. (hardcover)
Illustrated
ISBN: 0-9637533-9-8

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Contents

Getting Acquainted
Author's profile
Some benefits of bridge
Memorization and bridge
Homework

Head Games
Picture the play
Creating context
Context clues
Practice shrinking the range
Visualization
Visualization--the opponents get into the act
Visualization and inference--a quiz
Got a match?--a quiz

Fluctuating Currency
Pointers for point counters
The little engine that could
Chugging along
The big engine that couldn't
Pointed remarks
Testing your maturation--a quiz

Fancy Passes
Making passes at partner
More passes at partner
The telltale pass
The pregnant pass
The surgeon's pass
Passing opportunity--a quiz

Special Cards
The singles scene
Kingleton
The junior set
My favorite ace
The boss at work
Special cards quiz

The Fourth Trump
The ruffing game
Splinter raises
Total tricks
More total tricks
Singleton on lead
On defense
The fourth trump quiz

Time, Space and Bidding
Optimizing time
The clock starts
Time lost
Sequencing
A stitch in time
Preventive medicine
Timely quiz

Playing Time
Time out
Under cover
Play time
Child's play
Playing quiz

The Playing Lesson

About the Author

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