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David Liu
David Liu
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 15, 2018
Last Seen
June 14
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

A passionate and analytic player who often takes an engineering approach.

Studied physics and chemistry in college, got my final degree in molecular biology, now write software for a living.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
79% game on my birthday, then another 70+ in less than two weeks.
Bridge Accomplishments
Down four vulnerable for a 100% board.
Regular Bridge Partners
See web site of bridge club.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Santa Barbara
Favorite Tournaments
The Ventura Regional, the only day-trip gold point event.
Favorite Conventions
A combination of Gerber and Key-Card attempts, then claim 13 tricks in 4NT immediately after opening lead.
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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Did you mean to bid that?
Board #21 on 5/30? What about 4 down 6 by South?
Outraged by the USBF
A few years ago Chris Compton played a morning game in Los Angeles, then flew across the country to play an evening game in New York. Presumably the World Championships are played in the same city.
It's Your Ruling
Two players saw 1NT on the table, then 1C, presumably on top of 1NT. At least one of them should have called the director immediately, at least it would have amused him/her.
David Wetzel's lead problem: J43 5 843 KJ9852
I thought an obvious lead would not have made it to the vote.
So many mouse clicks.
Adobe Flash has been abandoned, so we have two choices: a highly specialized version for optimal performance and usability yet is very expensive to develop and maintain, and a generic version built with popular tools by a much larger pool of developers at an affordable price. The vote has been ...
David Liu's bidding problem: KQT762 K75 Q753 ---
Actually, on this particular board -- #9 from opening 2 would have let me play an easy 3 for a match point advantage, but making 3 was more fun.
ACBL Regionals at Clubs - Put the Ecosystem to Work.
Presumably, players receptive to this new format ought to be comfortable already with NABC on BBO, so Regional on BBO might be a more efficient alternative. My only complains are that earning gold points on BBO is so much harder than at a Regional, and that red points earned as ...
David Liu's bidding problem: 654 AT542 KJ962 ---
A double of the artificial 2S would have shown spades. I am sure someone has come up with a convention to show both majors over 2S, but I will never be able to remember that.
David Liu's bidding problem: 654 AT542 KJ962 ---
Let me guess -- CHO exited with 7, and you discarded two diamonds?
The only slam
The 6 that makes on a diamond finesse?

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