WorldCat Identities

Kelsey, H. W. (Hugh Walter)

Overview
Works: 147 works in 470 publications in 6 languages and 3,644 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Correspondent
Classifications: GV1282.3, 795.415
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Most widely held works about H. W Kelsey
 
Most widely held works by H. W Kelsey
Killing defense at bridge by H. W Kelsey( Book )

35 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Logical bridge play by H. W Kelsey( Book )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If you are a reasonably good bridge player, this book will help you to become a master. It teaches you how to apply logic to your card-play in making the correct inferences and deductions, and in assessing the timing
Advanced play at bridge by H. W Kelsey( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 1992 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New instant guide to bridge. by H. W Kelsey( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rixi Markus, one of the all-time great names in bridge, said of this book: 'I found myself agreeing with almost everything in this useful reference book; anyone who learns all the rules set out here will have the makings of an ideal bridge partner.' Designed as a quick reference book for every bridge player who wants to be sure of the best bid, lead or play, it includes what you need to know for opening bids, responses and rebids. There is also guidance on hand evaluation, competitive bidding strategy, opening leads, declarer play and defence so that the reader will have all the basic essentials of good play within easy reach
More killing defence at bridge by H. W Kelsey( Book )

18 editions published between 1971 and 2017 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How many times have you found yourself defending and wriggling with anguish at having to discard apparently certain winners? Hugh Kelsey's target here is to help you to avoid such pain - and other agonies that a competent declarer may inflict
Test your match play by H. W Kelsey( Book )

7 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharpen your bridge technique : how to think like an expert by H. W Kelsey( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hugh Kelsey sets out to show what are the characteristics of the expert [bridge] mind, and how the less successful can learn to improve by studying the techniques involved. Card-reading and card sense, mental rehearsal, the application of logic, mental concentration and relaxation, the assessment of probabilities, imaginative defence and when to employ deceptive plays - all are considered and used by the expert mind to achieve above-average results
Instant guide to bridge by H. W Kelsey( Book )

13 editions published between 1975 and 1994 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridge for the connoisseur by H. W Kelsey( Book )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BRIDGE FOR THE CONNOISSEUR is a book with a special appeal for those who appreciate the finer points of the game. The text comprises 58 deals remarkable not only for their artistic value but also because they allow Hugh Kelsey to enhance them with instructive points on bidding, play and defence. Many of the hands come from international tournaments and reflect the brilliancies and blunders of the stars
Slam bidding by H. W Kelsey( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridge odds for practical players by H. W Kelsey( Book )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Match-point bridge by H. W Kelsey( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in English and Spanish and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures in card play by Géza Ottlik( Book )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple squeezes : Kelsey on squeeze play by H. W Kelsey( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improve your opening leads by H. W Kelsey( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1995 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to improve your bridge by H. W Kelsey( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridge : the mind of the expert by H. W Kelsey( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Countdown to better bridge by H. W Kelsey( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to improve your bridge by H. W Kelsey( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1993 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Improve your bridge by H. W Kelsey( Book )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Hugh Kelsey Brits bridgespeler (1926-1995)

Hugh Kelsey schottischer Bridge-Spieler

Hugh Kelsey Scottish bridge player and writer

Hugh Kelsey xugador de bridge británicu (1926–1995)

Kelsey, H. W.

Kelsey, Hugh.

Kelsey Hugh 1926-1995

Kelsey, Hugh Walter

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