A guide to the traditional Acol system of bidding, suitable for social players and newcomers to the game of bridge. Acol bridge is the most popular bidding system in the UK and is used by the majority of players throughout the country. The book explains some of the logic behind bridge bidding and all the essential conventions. The rudiments of play, defence and scoring are all explained and easy-to-follow with illustrated bridge hands and diagrams.
Patrick Jourdain is the bridge correspondent for the Daily Telegraph, a Welsh International bridge player, and a very popular and respected member of the national and international bridge-playing community. He is also the principal of the Cardiff School of Bridge, where he has been a successful teacher for over twenty years. Patrick lives in Cardiff.