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Jannes van 't Oever
Jannes van 't Oever
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Basic Information

Member Since
Aug. 5, 2011
Last Seen
16 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Writer
about me

Playing regulary with partners Kees, Wouter and Erik at HOK in Amsterdam.

Systems of interest: Viking Precision, Moscito, Fantunes and Phantom Club.

Highlights in my bridge career are Junior Championships in Poland, the Loiben Bridge Week and several Nationals in the US (11th place in the Roth Open Swiss 2012 in Philadelphia).

I post stories (in English) on my personal bridge blog: www.vikingsinspace.nl

Cheers!

Country
Netherlands

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Playing Viking Precision in Loiben, Austria
Bridge Accomplishments
Random sectional & regional wins
Regular Bridge Partners
Kees van Schenk Brill, Erik Swinkels, Geoff Hopcraft, Drew Hoskins, Antony Lee
Member of Bridge Club(s)
HOK
Favorite Conventions
Viking Precision, Ekren 2H, Schuler Shift
BBO Username
jjvantoeve
ACBL Ranking
Life Master
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Riddle me this
Michael and David are right, East-West can make 4anything, no more no less. Cheers!
Director?
Hi David, Without any sarcasm at all, I take your point of view with a lot of value. Sometimes it's really hard to step back and look at the whole thing properly. Thank you.
Director?
Hi Gerben, That's not really the problem I have. I find "weak" too broad a description/answer when explicitly asked for. "In this position and vulnerability a balanced zero-count is fairly possible", would be more accurate imho. How active should I be trying to extract tendencies that have evolved ...
What do I smell?
Hi Gary, Fair comment. My initial reaction was wonder (and frustration) how North could take such a wild guess that paid off handsomely, and I wanted to gauge what other players think of North's auction. I see from the poll I need to recalibrate. Knowledge gained, that's all ...
What do I smell?
There are 20something tables arranged in teams matches, all tables play the same 28 boards. You play 14 boards against one pair and then the next 14 against another.
What do I smell?
Michael, I asked for opinions, not a scolding. Thank you. My approach to bidding is different than my opponents, I would like to know if I'm a bit off or whether a majority (dis)agrees with me. I'm okay with being wrong, I learn and move on. Even ...
What do I smell?
I agree with a jump to 6/7 .. 5 just gives them too much room. (I was sitting West myself) Your thoughts make sense to me: +1
Michael Rosenberg on a Grand Slam
My thoughts exactly. Please replace eulogy with John's suggestion, or homage.
Declare 6NT
3rd and low
My Trip to the SHEINWOLD GRAND NATIONAL TEAMS, FLIGHT B 2018 in Atlanta
I think Michael means me ;)
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