This companion volume to "Conventional Bidding Explained" explains in clear terms a wide range of techniques available to the declarer. It contains systematic coverage of many of the major techniques and tactics of card play, and includes 20 key coups, squeezes, fonts and plays with a thorough explanation of each. It also features a wide selection of examples to help bridge players brush up on any weak areas of their game. Information is presented for: elimination and avoidance play; blocking and unblocking; deceptive play; assumption in play; the principle of restricted choice; and safety plays. Readers may also make themselves familiar with the mechanics of: the Bath coup; trump coups; Morton's Fork coup; the Sciccors coup; the Devil's coup; the coup en passant; and smother play.