Bridge Directing Complete
When it comes to duplicate bridge
directing, I can claim without fear of contradiction to be a complete duffer. It
is a constant source of amazement to me that complex movements and unusual
instructions to the players nevertheless work out all right in the end.
This book explains how and why.
Ian McKinnon, for many years the top
tournament director in Australia, has produced this most comprehensive treatise
on the art of being a successful director. For the experienced director, the
book provides all the information needed to run any type of competition and also
explains how the often-burdensome tasks of directing can be alleviated. For the
novice director, there are lengthy explanations and easy-to-follow instructions
so that confidence is quickly gained and the novice can soon manage more
This is easily the best book of its
kind yet written and will soon become the standard text for bridge directors,
bridge clubs, and congress and other tournament organisers.
The most amazing aspect was that an
absolute tyro like me could read it, understand it easily and feel competent
enough to conduct a difficult tournament. After you have read it, you will also
feel you have the capabilities to be a professional director.
"Bridge Directing Complete" is no longer in print. A
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