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Card Games Properly Explained (Right Way S.)

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Step-by-step and with rare clarity, Marks exposes the winning strategies which must underpin the consistent play of the right card at the right moment. He has selected only those games which are important because Skill is the telling factor - games which have therefore survived and fascinated for generations.
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published February 1st 2001 by Elliot Right Way Books (first published January 1st 1986)
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Nov 04, 2016 Peter rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book despite the fact that it didn't really teach me anything new.
It is written for an ignorant but intelligent reader and introduces the concept of trick taking, gradually building up to more and more complex games. At each stage a smattering of card reading and tactics is included. There is little repetition and it all seems very satisfying. A variety of other kinds of card games are introduced in the last third of the book.
The book is not particularly comprehensive and w
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Apr 14, 2016 Ietrio rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a book that does what the cover says. And in a not too verbose way.
Apr 14, 2016 Michael rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014_read, games
Nice explanation of Piquet and German Whist.
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