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Emily Middleton
Emily Middleton
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Member Since
Sept. 8, 2015
Last Seen
Feb. 26
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Ex-junior, I now play mostly in and around Oxford, occasionally national events. I've just had a little boy so don't have time for much in-person bridge at the moment (so read about it on this site instead!) 


I'm a former software engineer, now a product manager. I'm interested in computer bridge, e.g.  have dabbled with my own version of deep finesse, though only for my own amusement.

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Bridge Information

Member of Bridge Club(s)
Oxford, Abingdon
Favorite Tournaments
Azores under 30 (though now hoping they'll increase the age limit)
BBO Username
tea lady
ACBL Ranking
Sorry, this user has no cards yet.
KO: Waving the white flag not allowed? (ACBL)
A long time ago I played in the spring fours as part of a junior team. We did better than expected, being the last non-seeded team to survive, but in our last round we were about 100 imps down with 8 to play. Since we were playing for free to ...
Emily Middleton's bidding problem: --- xx KQT98xxx KQx
On this hand, partner had AJxxxx and xx, both 6 and 6 make on a spade lead but are off an a lead. 6 could also suffer a club ruff (clubs 3-1, diamonds 2-1 with singleton ace).
Emily Middleton's bidding problem: --- xx KQT98xxx KQx
Partner bids 5 over 4 - what now?
Swinging at the club
They definitely played a heart to the T and J at some point though so not sure... as I said it had been a long week...
Swinging at the club
Oh I think it was, I think I was a diamond trick behind with my comment about ruffing with the ace and exiting. I'll correct
High Level Reverses
I don't play acol with many partners, mostly SAYC or 2-1. That's what my partner expected as well (I was 3541 19 count and we ended up in a hopeless 5)
High Level Reverses
A related question came up the other day over the meaning of a jump rebid after a 2-1 (playing straight Acol so 4CM and 2 was not GF) 1 - 2 3 How would you play 3?
What is the weakest holding with which....
Nearly passed out 2 last week with an 11 card spade suit neither of us had bid. Having passed my 7 card suit twice I slipped up and balanced on the third chance (partner had AKTx)
(North Shore) Sydney – Club recommendations?
If you pm me I can put you in touch with someone. I did a secondment in Sydney a few years ago
How old are you?
My favourite thing about this poll is that you have included 30 in the younger bracket :-)
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