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Andrew Gumperz
Andrew Gumperz
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Member Since
Sept. 18, 2010
Last Seen
June 24
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Andrew Gumperz is a part-time bridge professional based in the SF bay area. He has numerous regional victories, but his proudest bridge accomplishment was upsetting the CAYNE team at the 2009 Spingold in Washington DC. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys musical theater, especially when his daughter is performing.

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United States of America

Bridge Information

BBO Username
agumperz
ACBL Ranking
None
Gumperz and Brenner
2 over 1
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Gumperz CC
2/1
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Gumperz and Wagner
2/1
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Leonard Helfgott's bidding problem: K5 A65 KQ43 J432
Partner may or may not be balanced. If he is unbalanced, he can remove 1N. But if he is balanced and I bid 2, there is no way back to 1N.
David Parsons's bidding problem: KJ954 K9532 --- AQT
Partner has some wastage in diamonds. He is unlikely to hold everything you need.
Simon Weinberger's bidding problem: KQ4 KT5 AKQ QJ76
2--let's see what he has. We are on our way to 7N unless he holds a void. In that case, we are on our way to 7 of his suit.
David Parsons's bidding problem: AT63 3 Q653 7654
Note that the opening bid in the Lawrence example hand was 1. Partner can remove at the 1-level in any strain. That is one reason you can afford to reopen so light. When the opening bid is 1 of a major, you need a little more to compensate for ...
David Parsons's bidding problem: AT63 3 Q653 7654
Sorry, my comment was ambiguous. It means I think this hand is too bad to reopen.
Steve Weinstein's bidding problem: T8xx x K9xx KQxx
the standard definition for a mixed raise is 7-9 4-card support and "some shape" which means at least one doubleton. I would mixed raise on: * KJxx, xx, KTx, xxxx * AKxx, xx, Qxxx, xxx The singleton on the actual hand is big because it reduces the loser count by one. On ...
Leonard Helfgott's bidding problem: T54 AJ6 AKQ3 JT4
This is a much better NT call than takeout double. The clubs are no reason to fear NT--RHO only showed 3 of them. It is quite unlikely the enemy can do much damage by running clubs. The only reason to hesitate to bid 1N is the strength. This hand is ...
Leonard Helfgott's bidding problem: --- Q86 8642 AKJ742
If partner has 3 KC outside of spades, 7 is in play. However, I don't think this hand is good enough for exclusion RKC. I'd really like a 4th heart, or the heart jack, or the club queen before I use exclusion or all of the above ...
Leonard Helfgott's bidding problem: K5 A65 KQ43 J432
You hold a balanced minimum without spade support. The call for that hand type is 1N, not 2C.
David Parsons's bidding problem: AT63 3 Q653 7654
There has to be a bottom limit for double, and this hand exceeds it.
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