By Hugh Kelsey, Geza Ottlik
Geza Ottlik had a awesome expertise for locating and interpreting unusual and engaging elements of card play in bridge. This excellent ebook is the results of his collaboration with Hugh Kelsey—whose ability at high-level research of bridge difficulties used to be equalled merely via his ability as an instructive writer. Adventures in Card Play is universally considered as one of many all-time nice classics of bridge.
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Adventures in Card Play by Hugh Kelsey, Geza Ottlik