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Liam Milne
Liam Milne
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Basic Information

Member Since
April 2, 2013
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

Bridge professional and Australian open-level international.

Nothing is better than winning in the big game with friends.


Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
winning NZ Pairs by one matchpoint (2012)
Bridge Accomplishments
Australian Grand National Teams 2017/2016, Gold Coast Open Teams 2017/2012, Australian Open Trials 2015, (9th) World Pairs 2014, Australian National Open Teams 2014
Regular Bridge Partners
Nye Griffiths
Favorite Conventions
mini 1NT, woodie
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
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Playing your 2 Aces on the same trick?
Just wanted to say cool hand, and to partly negate the first two top-level comments which were both negative. Keep posting!
considerably worse than trivial
I have two smother coups in my bag. Both within a couple of months, and both executed by the defence on my behalf... (3H N, B10)
Is this forcing? (Basic stuff)
I voted invitational, as that's what I would assume playing in a pickup game with an expert. But I have played it as forcing in most of my recent partnerships.
Slap in the Face
It goes further... The detailed display lists all the winners of the Transnationals since the inaugural in 1997, along with photos. The display truly leaves a deep impression of the impact that collusive cheating has had on our game at the highest level. Recognise some of these names? 2000: Cezary ...
"All countries should boycot the championships" is, hands down, one of the most outlandish things I've ever read on this site
Tales from the Past, Part 2: Double Bay
Where were the devious deeds of the rogues of this article 'given a pass' or condoned in any way? I think the stories are hilarious and the deeds, in some cases, quite dastardly. I think it's ok to hold both beliefs at the same time.
Liam Milne's bidding problem: AKQJ72 J9 T874 8
Thanks all for the compliments on the problem having four different competing 'answers'! I've sent this in to the Bridge World to see if their Master Solvers want to have a go at it.
Board 4, 30th July
Less reason to double. You don't need to protect partner because they could have doubled 2 for penalty (having passed 1)
Bermuda Bowls 30.7.19 Board 2
Both Wests responded 1NT over 1. Rosenberg overcalled 2 as North, Gower as East chose an offbeat 'good-bad' 2NT and his partner pulled to 3, down three. Cope doubled 1NT (N), Garner rebid 2 (E) and Holman competed to 2 (S) making two.
Liam Milne's lead problem: T3 2 AT82 KT9862
Nope. On the hand dummy had a slam force and was thinking about bidding grand (they had a void).

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