Martin Hoffman is renowned as a cardplayer - here David Bird analyses Hoffman's play and shows how brilliantly successful results can be achieved.
If you ever sit by the elbow of a famous player, you will be surprised by many of the plays. What is going on in the great player's mind? In this book by Britain's top bridge writer, David Bird, and the world-renowned professional player, Martin Hoffman, you will find out! Twelve important areas of cardplay have been chosen, involving both declarer play and defence. For those not in the know, the various plays appear to be inspired. They are in fact the result of cold hard logic. Learn the correct thought processes yourself and whatever your aspirations may be, your cardplay will improve significantly.
David Bird is recognised as the world's leading humorous bridge writer. He has written over 130 bridge books, and in the last ten years he has won six 'Book of the Year' awards from the American Bridge Teachers Association - and in 2016 won the International Bridge Press Association Book of the Year Award for The Abbot, the Parrot and the Bermuda Bowl. David contributes regularly to Bridge Magazine, English Bridge, Bridge World, the American Contract Bridge League bulletin and other magazines around the world, as well as Vu-Bridge on the internet. He is also a voice commentator for Bridge Base Online. He lives in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire, England.