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 Britain s top bridge writer, with more than 70 books to his name. He is bridge correspondent for the Mail on Sunday and the Evening Standard and contributes regularly to bridge magazines around the world. He is best known for his humorous bridge fiction, featuring the pompous Abbot of the St Titus Monastery. As a player, he is a Grandmaster and has won thirteen national championships.