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Peter Gill
Peter Gill
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Basic Information

Member Since
Oct. 5, 2010
Last Seen
Feb. 24
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

I've won over 50 National Championships and usually play in the Australian Open team (2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014 etc). I'm a Sydney bridge pro who plays, directs and teaches bridge. My best recent results include 4th with Adam Wildavsky in the Platinum Pairs in Kansas City in March 2017, or 2nd by one imp in the 2019 Yeh Cup Pairs in Shanghai. 

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, Liz Sylvester, Martin Bloom, Jane Dawson and Elizabeth Gilbert.
Member of Bridge Club(s)
NSWBA in Sydney, Kings and Queens in Sydney, North Shore Bridge Club in Sydney
Favorite Tournaments
Yeh Cup, Gold Coast Bridge Congress in February in Australia, American Nationals
Favorite Conventions
Keller Convention
BBO Username
petergill
ACBL Ranking
None
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What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
Nicolas - thank you. I think it is a disgrace that for ten short sessions in Wroclaw in the Final of the World Open Pairs, one pair was given such a massive disadvantage.
The Prototype
A. What Nigel says. B. Weak 4-6 or 4-7 shape. Maybe xxxx in spades.
What Are We Going To Do About Slow Play?
In the Final of the World Open Pairs in Wroclaw in 2016, Michael Gromoller and Joerg Fritsche had to follow the same slow pair, the slowest pair in the field by far, for session after session. It's a massive disadvantage to be put in such a situation, and it ...
Bridge Rating Study - Follow Up
Were the Lehman ratings on OKBridge named after Jeff Lehman?
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: x 98xx xxxx AJxx
Peg - with 19-29 balanced, why would partner be thinking of slam opposite a passed hand?
On Bridge Journalism
His name is Manolo Eminenti. Someone told me recently he is probably the best good person working for the WBF. By the way, your definition of Herbert Negatives as played by the Blue Team differs from the definition suggested by Garrisi in: http://neapolitanclub.altervista.org/eng/a-new-treatment-of-take-out-double-by-p-e-garrisi.html
England women's trials
Did Yvonne Wiseman take part?
Liam Milne's bidding problem: 53 J94 42 KQJ874
If you think you are a bit too weak to respond 3C to 2C, the real question now is - does 5C show this type of hand - great clubs within the context of not bidding 3C earlier, with diamond tolerance if partner lacks clubs. Partners failure to bid NT earlier must ...
Ethics, gamesmanship and the law
And might be overheard at neighbouring tables.
Ethics, gamesmanship and the law
A possible innocent motive for the 3-2 reply is if the replier thinks someone at the next table has a habit of listening in to what is said at neighbouring tables.
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