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The Contested Auction

Available for download in an eBook Edition

by: Roy Hughes

ISBN 978-1-897106-86-0

Cost in Canadian Dollars  $29.95        Cost in Cost in US Dollars  $24.95        Cost in Cost in UK Pounds  £15.95

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About the Book

Canadian expert Roy Hughes’ first book, Building a Bidding System, has become a must-read for expert pairs looking to develop effective constructive bidding methods. Now Hughes turns to the theory and practice of competitive auctions, a critical component of the modern game.
Beginning again by establishing what the bidding system needs to accomplish, Hughes goes on to discuss every type of contested auction, and recommends useful methods and agreements from which the reader can select. This is a state-of-the-art discussion, covering many topics in detail that have at best seen cursory treatment in print up to now.

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About the Author

Roy Hughes

ROY HUGHES is a Canadian bridge expert who has played in a number of World Championships. His background in mathematics and linguistics has led him to think a great deal about the theory and structure of effective bidding systems. Roy is also an accomplished musician, a talent he shares with his wife, Erika. </br> Read our exclusive <a href="http://teachbridge.com/index.php?id=147" target="_blank">interview with Roy Hughes on Teachbridge.com</a>

 

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Critics’ Viewpoint

A rich book, and what’s more, it’s written in a pleasant way.

— R. van de Velde    Date: 2013-04-23

“Hughes has written one good book after another, covering all aspects of the game.”

— The Bridge World    Date: 2012-11-29

“Written with great clarity, but definitely not a book for beginning players. Rather it is an excellent tool for advanced partnerships to study and work through together. I envy the pairs who do just that.”

— ACBL Bulletin    Date: 2012-11-27

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