Second hand low, third hand high. A basic technique. Yet this is not always good. Play the deals in this program (97) and your level of defense will go up considerably!
Topics such as attitude, count, trump promotion and uppercut, Suit Preference Signalling are extensively discussed.
When playing the deals, you will feel as if Marty Bergen is looking over your shoulder and giving you advice and tips to help you find the best way to play the hand or find the best defence.
This app is perfect for the bridge player who wants to improve his/her playing skills. When you are playing the deal but don’t play or defend perfectly, you will get a message explanation what you should have done. You also have the option to let the program ask you questions about the play. Every bridge player should ask these questions themselves before playing a card. By answering the questions you will learn the best approach. Once you are used to asking yourself these type of questions, you will have made a big step in improving your play and becoming a better opponent.
The bidding system is based on Standard American. However, the auction is always provided for you so this program is appropriate for all players.
To use the app, no internet connection is needed.
About Marty Bergen
Marty is a U.S. bridge teacher/player/author. He is a ten-time national champion and ACBL Grand Life Master and World Bridge Federation World International Master. He retired from active competition in 1993 to concentrate on teaching and writing. He was recently voted to be the 22 most influential person in the history of bridge.
Marty has been a columnist in the monthly ACBL Bridge Bulletin since 1976. He has also written 69 bridge books; two of which won the ABTA Bridge Book of the Year award. Points Schmoints!: Bergen's Winning Bridge Secrets in 1996 and Declarer Play the Bergen Way in 2005.