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Daniel Miles
Daniel Miles
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Basic Information

Member Since
Nov. 24, 2011
Last Seen
3 hours ago
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Bridge Player
about me

Canadian National Team Champion - '12, '15, '17

0-10k Fast Pairs Winner Fall 2017 NABC

Country
Canada

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Making the knockout stage in the 2012 World Championships in France, leading going into final segment vs Monaco
Bridge Accomplishments
Canadian National Team Champion '12, '15, '17. 0-10k Fast Pairs Winner Fall 2017 NABC
Regular Bridge Partners
Daniel Korbel, Jeff Smith, Steve MacKay, Justyna Żmuda
Favorite Tournaments
CNTCs. NABCs
BBO Username
dannymiles
ACBL Ranking
Sapphire Life Master
Justyna Zmuda
2 over 1
Copy to my cards View/Print
SHEN Wins Reisinger
I kibitzed one hand from the winning team; on day 1 they held JTxx AQxxx Txx x opposite xxx Tx Qx T98xxx vul vs not and went for -1700 in 2x vs Levin & Weinstein. Obviously they recovered quite nicely from this board! Congrats! Also congrats to George & Ken on ...
Open San Diego Discussion Thread
What’s the temperature like in the main ballroom? In their winning picture, the Bulgarians looked like they were ready for Alaska in January.
Open San Diego Discussion Thread
How about the 23 out of 27 (85.2%) in the Women's BAM recorded by Alpert, Willard, and my friends Thomsen and Weinger...that is a good session.
“New comments”
Seems to be working now. Very weird. Had the problem every time for about 24 hours.
Bridge is Sixty Percent Bidding?
A quote I was told when starting out, by the great Eric Sutherland - At the highest levels of the game, matchpoints is 70% bidding, 20% card play, 10% psychology; IMPs is 80% bidding, 10% card play, 10% psychology.
Golady convention . Transfers after 1!D-2!C(GF)
Wow! What are the odds that I would post a 25yr old link to Colin Ward's bridge site TWICE in one day?? http://www.firesides.ca/golady.htm
Bridge Stories and Jokes
For my money the best stories are by Colin Ward - The Session From Hell http://bridgewinners.com/article/series/the-session-from-hell/ and others http://www.firesides.ca/cchumour.htm
Gold Cup final stages - controversial end to semi-final
Not sure Truscott cards work as well these days; usually each table has a full compliment of boards to themselves...they are more useful when a set (or half a set) is played at one table then passed to the other table.
If BBO can't get ADVANCED bots to play like something better than a novice...
How'd 4 score opposite your QJTxx Ax AKxx Qx when all those people in 3NT were going down?
A Trappist passes on
Enjoyed him on Let's Make a Deal. My grandmother supposedly dated him back (wayyyy back) in the day in Winnipeg. She just turned 96 as well so it's possible. She's still going strong. Bridge, working out, and scotch does a body good.
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