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To Bid or Not to Bid: The Law of Total Tricks

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This guide explains the Law of Total Tricks, invented by the French in the 1950s. It is one of the best-selling and most influential bridge books of the past three decades.
Paperback, 286 pages
Published October 1st 1992 by Natco Press (first published 1992)
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Jógvan
Jul 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book is vital reading for any serious Bridge player. After reading this book, you'll know how to compete for low-level contracts and improve your results in competitions. Need I say more to justify the 5 stars? :) ...more
Rob Preece
Jul 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing
In bridge, it's critical not to sell out to the opponents to cheaply--to make them compete to a level where they feel uncomfortable. The only way to do this, however, is to bid at higher levels yourself, sometimes setting yourself up for a substantial penalty. In To Bid or Not to Bid, bridge master Larry Cohen outlines rules to allow the player to determine whether to take the chance and push higher, pass quietly, or pull out a damaging penalty double. With dozens of examples from top-flight tou ...more
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This should help my bidding. Will my partners believe the Law? Couldn't follow all of it, but what I did follow I thought very helpful. ...more
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