With these 52 tips from internationally renowned bridge expert David Bird, even an average player can be transformed into a feared opponent at the next bridge party. In a challenging game of bridge, the difference between winning and losing hands comes down to knowledge and timing, rather than the luck of the draw. These world-class tips include how to recognize the times to open light and when to bid 6 of a suit. Theres also a host of surefire feints and bluffs, and creative ways to use elimination play to force defenders to open a new suit. Theyll give you insight into the mind games behind the game, so you can enjoy more successand have more funplaying bridge.