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Kyle Rockoff
Kyle Rockoff
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 7, 2016
Last Seen
21 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Head of Northwestern University's Bridge program! Class of 2019, Math major looking to become an actuary. Moving to District 17 (Phoenix area) end of June, and looking to connect with people!

Obsessed with all things bridge Smile.

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Available as a pro scattered days of Vegas NABC (I'm great for low-bracket regional teams seeding).

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USBF Junior Program

District 13, Board of Governors

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
District 13 Mini-McKenney Masterpoint Race Winner (2016, 2017, 2018), BBO Master and multi-time Dailylong Tournament Champion, several open events 1st-3rds at regionals/sectionals/nationals.
Regular Bridge Partners
Philip McPeek, Sarik Goyal, Daniel Weiss, and many others (you know who you are :-) )
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Northwestern DBC (Owner/Director), Reluctant Redoubler, USBF Jr Program
Favorite Tournaments
Summer Nationals, IL and Wisconsin Tournaments
Favorite Conventions
Hybrid or Strong Club Structures, RUNT, Transfers over 1!C (in both 2/1 and alternate contexts)
BBO Username
Elyk25
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Kyle/Luke Advanced 2/1– May 2018
2/1 GF
Copy to my cards View/Print
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: 5432 AKQT74 J 95
This "egdirb" sounds very reflexive of another game I know...
Recruiting Opportunities at the Summer NABC
The YNABC is a good competition. It's the reason I attended by first NABC 4 years ago when the NABC happened to be in Chicago. I feel like access people without ties to the bridge community will be a challenge though. I was lucky to find out about it ...
What does this 4!S call mean?
If you play kickback, and start finding sequences where you're not sure it's kickback, it's time to kick it back off the card.
Peeking
I think the major issue is looking at the hand unattended by either opponent. If it's IMPs, whose to say the player looking isn't putting the cards back in a manner that gives their teammates at the other table information about the play? It just opens up a ...
A GNT Debacle: Too Many Winners
In Chicago for Champ GNT flight, they had a 2-day event. 1st day was a swiss down to 4, and the then second day was a 3-session KO, with a 1-session Semi-Final, and a 2-session Final. Requires more strain on the players for the second day, but it allowed quality ...
USBF Seniors Vugraph
Vugraph is happening, and starting Sunday I believe.
James on Jeopardy TV show
Last day of taping for Jeopardy this season was April 17th: https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/17/entertainment/jeopardy-alex-trebek/index.html , so it means nothing.
Bridge is still alive ...
Excited to read it! Thanks for hosting this promotion!
Does Anybody Know why the Official Result has not been Posted in the Donn-Fleisher Match?
It was a stellar match regardless of whatever the final ruling may be-- was lucky to vugraph one of the rooms yesterday. Amazing judgments by both teams all around, and was close all the way through.
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: 93 63 AK8543 Q83
Ah shoot, problem posted wrong. Feel free to ignore, will repost later.
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