Chess and bridge have been two of the world's most popular games for centuries, and this superb instructional book will tell you everything you need to know about them, from their intriguing histories to how to play and win. Biographies of the most well-known players are included, from famous bridge players such as Terence Reese and Omar Sharif to world-class chess players such as Garry Kasparov and Anatoly Karpov.With stepby-step guidance and over 1200 photographs and illustrations, this easy-to-follow book will show players how to play and increase their enjoyment of two of the most tactical and complex games around today.
David Bird has written over 100 books on bridge and has worked as bridge correspondent for the Mail on Sunday and the London Evening Standard. John Saunders is a regular columnist for Chess magazine, and acts as official reporter for major international chess events such as the London Chess Classic. He was editor of Britain's two leading chess magazines for 13 years.