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Peter Gill
Peter Gill
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Basic Information

Member Since
Oct. 5, 2010
Last Seen
July 17
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I've won over 40 National Championships and usually play for Australia (2017, 2016, 2014 etc). I'm a Sydney bridge pro who plays, directs and teaches bridge. My best recent result was 4th with Adam Wildavsky in the Platinum Pairs in Kansas City in March 2017.

Country
Australia

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Going minus 4000 when I should go minus 4600 and actually gaining a lot from it - google Smile Sweetly After Disaster for full story.
Regular Bridge Partners
Eric Leong, Sartaj Hans, Liam Milne, Liz Sylvester, Martin Bloom, Jane Dawson, Mathew Vadas and Elizabeth Gilbert.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
NSWBA in Sydney, Kings and Queens in Sydney, North Shore Bridge Club in Sydney
Favorite Tournaments
Gold Coast Bridge Congress in February in Australia, American Nationals
Favorite Conventions
I like to play my partner’s preferred bidding system, so I have played a huge variety of systems.
BBO Username
petergill
ACBL Ranking
None
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2018 European Championships Results
I think it’s interesting that two of the surprise non qualifiers in the Open had different personnel from usual - France lacked Jean-Christophe Quantin and Poland lacked Gawrys - Klukowski.
European Championships current standings
I thought the WBF info is that there are 24 teams next year instead of 22, with the extra two spots coming from Europe.
Club Library Books?
The most popular (I.e most borrowed) books at the library at the Bridge club in Sydney where I direct are, from most popular to tenth most popular: 1. A first book of bridge problems by Pat OConnor which won the 2011 American Bridge Teachers Association bridge book of the ...
Procedure After Failure to Call Director
Gregory - Regarding "not calling the Director", Law 9 (part T) states that all four players are equally responsible for calling the Director in this situation, including the dummy North. You seem to put all such responsibility on South and perhaps West, which is contrary to the 2017 Laws of Duplicate ...
Procedure After Failure to Call Director
Edgar Kaplan wrote much the same as Steve and Gordon when a similar situation was discussed in the editorial of The Bridge World magazine in about 1980. In that case, DK was led by West out of turn, no words were exchanged but during the ten second or so delay ...
USBC Round of 16, Day 1
I hope Max Schireson's team can keep up the good work tomorrow.
Finish this sentence
Smart
Benoit Lessard's bidding problem: Q9 --- JTxxx AQJxxx
Vulnerability and lead-direction add to the merit of 4C.
The arrow switch doesn't work
I'm not sure if this in on topic but .... Is Arrow Switching done correctly nowadays? An Aussie bridge player named Mike Bush had a lot of time to spare, so he created massive grids of the full round by round draw for each pair in various Mitchell movements such ...
Say No To Cheats
Oleg - the WBF has a High Level Players Commission for that role - http://www.worldbridge.org/governance/high-level-players-commission/.
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