The Complete Win At Whist: Basic, Intermediate & Advanced Strategies by Joe D AndrewsThe Complete Win At Whist: Basic, Intermediate & Advanced Strategies by Joe D Andrews

The Complete Win At Whist: Basic, Intermediate & Advanced Strategies

byJoe D Andrews

Paperback | May 7, 2016

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WHIST is one of the original Classics, predating the card games of Bridge, Pinochle, Spades, Poker, and Hearts - to name a few.
The last 50 years have seen the resurgence of many variations of Whist - especially the Bid version with the use of Jokers! The popularity of the Internet,dedicated APP Sites, and the growth of "live" tournaments, have helped to promote Whist.

Joe Andrews, the author of The Complete Win at Hearts, Spades, and Euchre books, introduces players of all abilities to Whist. There is a focus on strategy and technique. The use of illustrative, instructional hands and quizzes, will help to improve your skill level.

You will learn to master:

. Analysis of the hand
. Bidding
. Play of the hand
. Defensive strategy
. Working with your partner
. Trump and No Trump skills

In addition, you will find:

. The complete history of Whist
. Joker / Kitty and Straight Whist variations
. A full glossary of terms and definitions
. Chapters devoted to Whist organizations
. Official Rules for "live" tournaments

This book will help you to get the most out of Whist!
Joe Andrewshas been playing competitive card games for more than 40 years. In addition, he has had numerous card game articles published in Games Magazine (since 1999). He was also a contractor for the U.S. Playing Card Company, the MSN Gaming Zone, as well as many Internet card game sites. He is a games inventor, having released two n...
Title:The Complete Win At Whist: Basic, Intermediate & Advanced StrategiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:137 pages, 8.61 × 5.39 × 0.34 inPublished:May 7, 2016Publisher:Baron Barclay Bridge SuppliesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1944201017

ISBN - 13:9781944201012

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Table of Contents


Preface-Whist: A Brief History by George S. Coffin, Updates by Joseph D. Andrews 1

1 Basic Elements 5

2 Bidding (Kitty With Jokers) 13

3 Play of the Hand, Scoring, and Variations 17

4 Illustrative Hand (Hand #1) 25

5 Strategy in Bid Whist 29

6 Partnership Conventions 37

7 Kitty Whist With Jokers-Bidding Quiz 41

8 Kitty Whist With Jokers-Play-Plan Analysis 45

9 The Finesse 49

10 Duplicate Whist-Strategy and Technique 53

11 Whist Variations II 57

12 More Illustrative and Instructional Hands 61

Appendix A: Glossary Of Terms 101

Appendix B: Laws Of Whist 109

Dennis Jerome Barmore 115 Card Sharks, Inc. 117

Official Rules for Bid Whist Tournaments 119

The Columbus Whist Players Society 125

No Kitty - No Joker Card Playing Rules 129

History of Duplicate Whist 133

Representative List of Whist Books (2000-2014) 137