||Conventions and the Judgment to Make Them Work
By Mike Lawrence
Continuing his interactive series of bridge books on disk (Counting At Bridge, Private Bridge Lessons, Vol. 1, and Vol. 2, and Defense), Mike Lawrence turns his attention to bidding and judgment. Taking advantage of the latest graphics and tools, Mike takes you on a tour of a number of popular bidding conventions, giving you the outline of the convention, his opinion of its worth, and a number of hands to test your ability to deal with the convention properly.
Mike examines a convention from many aspects: When do you invoke it, how do you respond to it, how do you make inferences from whether or not partner chose to use it, how do you defend against it, and how do you judge the best contract given the information learned during the bidding sequence.
Although not every convention is here, this CD-ROM contains an enormous amount of material and is certain to improve your judgment in today’s world of bidding.
Mike Lawrence is one of the most popular and prolific bridge writers of all time. His unique writing style and sense of humor are evident in this program. Mike Lawrence was one of the original Dallas Aces. He has been one of the best bridge players in the world for over 20 years. Mike has won 3 World Championships, over a dozen North American Championships, and over 20,000 masterpoints.
Fred Gitelman has been a member of the Canadian National Bridge Team. He has won three Silver Medals in World Championship events. Fred is considered one of the top bridge programmers in the world. Thousands of bridge players from all over the world have found Fred's bridge software products to provide countless hours of effective and enjoyable learning.
System requirements: IBM compatible computer, Windows 95 or better, 3 MB free hard disk space, CD ROM drive, at least 800x600 screen resolution.
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