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Jean-Pierre Rocafort
Jean-Pierre Rocafort
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Member Since
May 23, 2012
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

French bridge player, coach and writer (newspapers, web-site, books); living in Toulouse, working in Meteo-France company, native from Catalonia, born in 1952.


Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
1996 French Teams 2nd; 2001 French Pairs Champion; 2014 French Senior Teams Champion; 2014 French Cup winner
Regular Bridge Partners
michel claret, jean-marie py, catherine barthe
Member of Bridge Club(s)
ACBL Ranking
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Declarer played C2 twice (discard on 2nd round of diamonds, then club trick 5). If he really won 5 hearts, 3 spades and DA, he didn't concede 1 down.
Ethymology of "canapé" in Bridge?
chat. in "canapé" "a" and "n" don't belong to the same "syllabe". ca-na-pé
Ethymology of "canapé" in Bridge?
the french equivalent for canopy is not "canapé" but "canopée", the upper part of a forest
A puzzle solved
Which overtrick did he save?
Namyats In Duplicate
Maybe he is revolving in his grave.
Golden Rules
Typical of a lenient society when someone needs to recall one should follow the rules!
“Detecting Cheating in Bridge” by Nic Hammond. Preliminary thoughts
Does your statistical analysis take into account the time dimension? I mean the evolution or stability of every pair's behaviour? Is time included in the list of predictors?
Zero-max imps (new scoring method)
If you want to stop bridge to be an opposition game, which i can understand, you could go a step further: institute a jury who, on every palyed deal, will attribute a mark to both sides, related to their merits. The same as what is used in notation sports. If ...
Deceiving question by declarer
What do you think CC are for? You look at it and it's everybody'guess what you are looking for?
Memphis NABC+ Appeals Cases
Case 1: declarer complained that South's thinking deceived dummy! Quite unusual.
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