Home & Garden Books:

Complete Step-by-step Guide to Chess and Bridge

Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Here are some other products you might consider...

Complete Step-by-step Guide to Chess and Bridge

Format

Hardback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Complete Step-by-step Guide to Chess and Bridge by David Bird
Unavailable
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order

Description

This is a practical and comprehensive guide to playing Chess and Bridge from complete novice to advanced player level. It describes the fascinating history of world bridge championships, the great chess games, and the famous players who have popularized and developed the games we know today. It features over 1600 illustrations and photographs that take you step by step through from key basic principles of bridge to the opening, middlegame and endgame in chess. This superb instructional book will tell you everything you need to know about chess and bridge, from the fascinating histories of the games to how to play and master strategies to win. The first section, How to Play Chess, begins with rules of the game, and how to move each piece. The different strategies are explained, along with advice on how to manage the game as it progresses from opening through the middle game to the endgame. The second section, How to Play Bridge, begins with an explanation of the basic principles of bridge. This is followed by a detailed and colourful history of the game. Basic skills are all covered, from how to play and improve your game to advanced level tactics in bidding and card play.

Author Biography

David Bird lives in Hampshire and is the world's most prolific bridge writer. He has written 101 books on the game, a total exceeded only by the late Terence Reese. He is bridge correspondent for the Mail on Sunday and the London Evening Standard. Well known for his humorous bridge fiction, he contributes regularly to leading bridge magazines around the world. He is married with two children. John Saunders learned chess when he was a young child, and has played competitively since he was at secondary school. As well as winning several open tournaments, he has played internationally for Wales. He provides chess coverage for BBC Ceefax and has been the editor of the world's oldest chess periodical, British Chess Magazine (founded 1881) since 1999.
Release date Australia
March 1st, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
over 1600 colour photographs
Imprint
Lorenz Books
Pages
512
Dimensions
180x234x36
ISBN-13
9780754820628
Product ID
4028904

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...