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Misplay These Hands With Me

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by: Mark Horton

192pp | Paperback | ISBN 978-1-897106-28-0

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $21.95        Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $18.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £11.95

Categories: Intermediate | Advanced | Declarer Play

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About the Book

The late Terence Reese, perhaps the greatest bridge writer of all time, introduced the over-the-shoulder style of bridge writing in his classic Play These Hands with Me. In this wry homage to the master, Horton leads the reader through a plausibly logical line of play on each instructive deal, but one that ends in failure. In each post-mortem, the 'expert' realizes how he could have improved on his play, and (usually) have made his contract. The deals are all from top-class events, which prove to be a remarkably fertile source of such material. A book filled with subtle humor and great bridge.

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About the Author

Mark Horton

Mark Horton (born 1950) is a British author, journalist and expert on bridge, as well as a former lawyer and chess champion. He was editor of Bridge Magazine from 1995-2017 and is now the owner and editor of A New Bridge Magazine as well as being Chief Editor to the World Bridge Federation and the European Bridge League . He currently lives in Sutton Benger in the UK with his wife Liz.

 

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Critics’ Viewpoint

"A refreshing approach to problems in card play. The dry English wit is in evidence and the book is an enjoyable and profitable read."

— The Bridge World

"Inspired by the familiar 'over the shoulder' style of his late, great countryman Terence Reese, Mark Horton injects Reese-like wit, British understatement and darn good bridge into Misplay These Hands With Me. A very good read - and just in time for Christmas!"

— The National Post

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