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Matt Smith
Matt Smith
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 4, 2014
Last Seen
July 14
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Australian U25 Team 2017

Country
Australia

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
meeting Ailsa Peacock
Bridge Accomplishments
have read a lot of books
Regular Bridge Partners
Jamie Thompson, Ailsa Peacock, Nico Ranson, Sam Dobson, Johnno Newman.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Sydney Bridge Centre. ABF Youth.
Favorite Tournaments
Any tournament I play with Jamie Thompson
Favorite Conventions
Count - S/P - Smith-echo. Vinje and Prism count against slams.
BBO Username
Skicat
ACBL Ranking
None
Count - Vinje- Prism - Smith-Echo
Focus Energy on Defending. Turn their +600/+620 into our +50/+100.
Copy to my cards View/Print
The Worst Advice Ever
Law of Total Tricks
Transfers over a takeout double
Standard sucks
Followup to the Well
Hey Jeff, you're the man. How do you stay fully focused throughout a long match / event? Do you have any techniques or routines you do at the table? Have you practised sharpening your concentration away from the table? Have you and Eric discussed ways of re-setting as a partnership ...
Is there a dominant style?
Although it sounds silly, this poll was seriously eye-opening for me. I've found out I'm way too conservative here. Thanks for the poll, and all top players answering.
BZ - "People and their strange mannerisms"
@Khokan, This reminds you of the facial tic story, does it? Did both players have the same facial tics? Is anyone actually watching the video? How can BZ's behaviour be defended here?
BZ - "People and their strange mannerisms"
Did you watch the video? Or do you just sit down and start typing?
Balicki-Zmudzinski May Play Freely in EBL!
Don't anyone forget that they are cheaters. Balicki signalling his hand shape twice when dummy went down: http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/helping-hand/ If you cheat one way (touching dummy to show shape), but a totally different cheating method (bidding space to show weak/strong hand types) has "insufficient ...
Kieran Dyke's bidding problem: K4 AJT7 AKQJ754 ---
The Queen too.
Kieran Dyke's bidding problem: K4 AJT7 AKQJ754 ---
Playing against the Aussie youth the Ace of spades is always on your left.
Yehudit Hasin's bidding problem: QJ43 QJ54 Q653 8
I know. Still a good place to be on a min. Edit: Trump to Q, lose club, trump to Ace (3-2), club ruff low, AS, club ruff high, KS, draw trumps = 10.
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