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Liam Milne
Liam Milne
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Member Since
April 2, 2013
Last Seen
April 8
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

Bridge professional and Australian open-level international.

Nothing is better than winning in the big game with friends.

Country
Australia

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
winning NZ Pairs by one matchpoint (2012)
Bridge Accomplishments
Australian Open Trials 2015, (9th) World Pairs 2014, Australian National Open Teams 2014, Gold Coast Open Teams 2012
Regular Bridge Partners
Nye Griffiths
Favorite Conventions
mini 1NT, woodie
BBO Username
lmilne
ACBL Ranking
None
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Best books for defensive carding agreements?
It is truly one of the best books on defence - and bridge in general. I really love this book! Good luck Johnno
Liam Milne's bidding problem: QJ862 83 K AKT85
Hi Tom. Actually, no - this came up at the table with no tempo issues. I thought 4 was clear, but it didn't work this time. Some of my peers thought pass was clear. Hence the post.
Fantasyland
And thank you, David, for your kind words.
Fantasyland
You're right. So declarer must judge whether the chances of a mis-defence are worth a moderately decreased chance of success in the club suit.
Fantasyland
Hi Kevin, you're right - I didn't analyse that variation. Declarer is definitely down if East ruffs immediately and continues with hearts, ruffed. But As Steve pointed out, pitching (a diamond) saves the day. Nice find. I've often found in these hands where something cool happens, that on ...
Fantasyland
Thanks, Steve. When clubs are Q-x-x either side (30% each side, a priori, assuming clubs are 3-2), you are correct that the only way to make the hand double-dummy will be by taking a finesse. Declarer wasn't happy to do this, seeing as guessing which way to hook ...
Fantasyland
I'm flattered, Barry :)
Fantasyland
My pleasure, Rowland!
Fantasyland
Thanks, Okan.
Fantasyland
Thanks for your very kind words, Marshall!
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