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David Liu
David Liu
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 15
Last Seen
7 hours ago
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.

Country
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
d_j_liu
ACBL Ranking
Non Life Master
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David Liu's bidding problem: AT986542 J93 7 K
The benefit of Texas transfer is that it sets the trump and eliminates certain ambiguity in subsequent bids. On the other hand, there is only so much trump length can do. Having ten trumps with AK, the whereabouts of the queen is much less of a concern. Having 11 trumps ...
David Liu's bidding problem: AT986542 J93 7 K
We either accept the transfer or be transferred to partnership desk. The problem is that the first bid should have been Texas Transfer.
Ace of Clubs and Jack of Diamonds
The wonderful word has been revived.
Ace of Clubs and Jack of Diamonds
This story was based on a board at the club with the same bidding but played differently. The declarer did not ask any question, nor did anyone made any expression. Consider this story fictional and entertainment.
Ace of Clubs and Jack of Diamonds
Yes, and pass for penalty is still an option.
David Liu's bidding problem: AT986542 J93 7 K
Asking for a stopper?
Steve Moese's bidding problem: AQT7 AT3 KQ65 T6
Shortness in the majors is more likely than in clubs.
David Liu's bidding problem: AT986542 J93 7 K
Makes sense, since at lower levels bidding NT after transfer suggests two places to play, so why not here as well?
Steve Moese's bidding problem: KJ4 AJ964 K94 86
Expectation of partner?
Steve Moese's bidding problem: KJ4 AJ964 K94 86
5NT, adrenaline is high. Hope partner can pick a sensible slam in one of the other suits.
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