Pamela and Matthew
wonderful agreements and gadgets turn your everyday bidding system
into something personal, something that fits the exact style that
your partner want to play. And now you can choose from some seventy
expert-level ideas to add to your bidding arsenal, quickly and
painlessly. In this book you'll find:
Basic Conventions - the Rest of the Story: find out how top-level
players have turbocharged such standard conventions as Stayman, Jacoby
and Texas Transfers, Drury, Weak Jump Shifts, and more.
Bread and Butter Conventions: some conventions that are standard
most experts but may not be for you, such as Smolen, Slow Arrival,
Italian Cuebids, the best defenses to Multi and Bergen Raises,
Retransfers, Clarifying Cuebids, and others.
Defensive and Cardplay Conventions: learn more about Trump Suit
Preference, Obvious Shirt Carding, the Slam Spade Double, the
Lead-directing Pass, and many more.
Find Arts Conventions: not for the faint of heart, some of these
will really make you sit up and take notice. Would you enjoy playing
Last Train to Clarkesville, Yellow Rose of Texas, Vacant Doubletons, Double
Keycard Blackwood, Trent West Two-bids, or the XYZ Conventions, for example? Read this book and find out!
Paperback, ISBN 1-894154-56-8, 290 pages