Liam Sanderson

Liam is 20, lives in Washington D.C. and attends Georgetown University where he studies politics. He is part of the Bakhshi bridge family with parents David & Heather, and sister Jasmine, all also international players. Playing with Jasmine he won the 2016 Under 21 Pairs Championship. He also won the 2017 Year End Swiss Teams partnering his mum, with teammates David and Martin Seligman.
 
He was part of the inaugural England Under 16 team, and a member of the first England U16 team to play in the European Championships, in 2015, where they finished in an excellent fourth place. He was then part of two U21 teams who won a bronze medal at the 2017 European Youth Team Championships and a bronze medal at the 2019 European Youth Team Championships. 
 
Playing with Daniel Winter he made his U21 debut in the Channel Trophy competition in 2015, which England won. Since, he has played in three Channel Trophy competitions and two Peggy Bayer competitions too.

Last updated: March 2021

 

An interview with Liam and family - English Bridge, April 2016

 

Major International Selections
Junior European Championships: 2015, 2017 and 2019
World Youth Team Championships: 2018
Junior Camrose Selections: 2018 (EBU team) and 2020
Peggy Bayer Trophy Selections: 2016 and 2017
Junior Channel Trophy: 2020