240pp | Paperback | ISBN 978-1-894154-48-2
$24.95 $19.95 £15.95
Categories: Bidding | Advanced
Since its publication in 1992, To Bid or Not to Bid has sold over 50,000 copies in English alone and has been published in several other languages. Undoubtedly the best-selling bridge book of the 1990s, its lucid exposition of the empirical Law of Total Tricks (a simple guide to making the right decisions in competitive bridge auctions) has made it a book that literally every serious bridge player just has to read.
A former computer programmer and options trader, Larry Cohen was for many years a full-time bridge professional and part-time golfer. Now retired from serious competition, he travels from his home base in Boca Raton, Florida, to fulfill his numerous lecturing engagements, and he writes regularly for several magazines. He has twenty national championships to his name, as well as two world championship medals. He is perhaps best-known for his classic book, To Bid or not to Bid, which at the time was the best-selling book on the game since Charles Goren's heyday (it has since been surpassed by 25 Bridge Conventions You should Know).
"Practical information you'll use the next time you play, and every time you play"
— Eric Rodwell
"Your gurus think this book will be a classic"
— Alfred Sheinwold & Frank Stewart, L.A. Times
"The gap in bridge literature on the LAW has now been filled, and filled brilliantly."
— Alan Truscott, New York Times
"Finally, Larry tells us how he won all those tournaments! "
— Zia Mahmood