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Liam Milne
Liam Milne
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Basic Information

Member Since
April 2, 2013
Last Seen
July 6
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
Mitchell BAM 2019, (3rd) Reisinger 2019, Gold Coast Open Teams 2019/2017/2012, Australian Open Trials 2015, (9th) World Pairs 2014
Regular Bridge Partners
Andy Hung, James Coutts, Tony Nunn
Favorite Tournaments
Fall Nationals
Favorite Conventions
mini 1NT, woodie, the flan
BBO Username
lmilne
ACBL Ranking
None
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Diego Brenner's bidding problem: Qx A98 A7xx K98x
Hi Diego, your description implies that we are vulnerable but the problem says no one vulnerable, just checking which one it is?
Fire and Ice: Properly Evaluating Information at the Bridge Table
I enjoyed this article immensely. It did a great job of clarifying some things about a topic that was already difficult. In particular, I thought your 'literary' approach was much more effectively than a 'formulaic' approach would have been. Well done. Please keep writing, Lauritz!
Board 10 14Apr
Double with the South hand showing 4 spades seems very normal to me I gotta say.
Searching for a Hand
'6H is a very reasonable contract, and the Nan family is so difficult that it has to hurt people.' Sure :) Great hand btw!
“Virtually Every Expert Pair Plays [Insert Convention or Treatment Here]...”
Like others, I think a more interesting topic is 'what do experts play that non-experts often do not'. From my experience playing at the top level, Adam Parrish's post above is seriously on topic. I agree with most of his post. Kickback isn't close to universal and has ...
Any methods in this situation?
It wouldn't be totally crazy to play 2NT lebensohl here, would it? Give up a small edge on the way to a 3-level partscore, gain something in the game department...
Liam Milne's bidding problem: 53 J94 42 KQJ874
Results: Partner's hand is AKQ K87 AKQ75 A5 You can make slam in many denominations, the safest of which is 6NT. 2-3 will get you there. I bid 3 and pass 3NT for +520 and lose 10. I learnt something :)
Social Distancing? Here's a Digital Care Package
Nice one Nick! Well played
It Happened One Day
That's Gus Hansen, a famous poker player (and bridge aficionado). Definitely not Lotan Fisher.
It Happened One Day
Patrick, Why are you making excuses for this behaviour? You say in your first sentence that the comment was unethical, but you still run with this irrelevant story as though it in any way lessens the offence. Can you imagine yourself or any of your friends ever doing something like ...
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