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Michael Kopera
Michael Kopera
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 23, 2010
Last Seen
24 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

After close to 50 years in NYC, now in the Charlotte, NC area. Have played professionally occasionally the last few years, would be happy to do so more frequently. Would love the chance to travel, especially to a Nationals or Gatlinburg. Send me a Private Message if interested.

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Being a teammate of Bill Gates.
Bridge Accomplishments
Making 4SXX after Al Roth overcalled 1S (Barbara doubled, not Al :)
Favorite Conventions
Takeout doubles
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Do you open either of these hands?
It doesn't [i]have[/i] to be 11-13, but I don't know of anyone who doesn't play it that way. What would the alternative be, 12-13? Bidding theory strongly suggests a 3 HCP range for 1NT (opening or rebid), 2 HCP for 2NT.
Delayed Viewing - Best of Both Worlds
The current operators wouldn't mind...
Statistics on trumps splits in BBO
If only there were some user-friendly software that would allow one to search for the meaning...
Statistics on trumps splits in BBO
Turns out there is a "someone"...
Statistics on trumps splits in BBO
"BBO kept saying someone was refusing the invitation." BBO doesn't just say [i]someone[/i], they identify who was refusing. One possibility is that [i]someone[/i] was hanging out in "casual" rather than competitive. Or [i]someone[/i] was just inattentive and got timed out. FWIW, I've ...
Do you open either of these hands?
With 14-16, therefore opening [i]all[/i] 11's, these 2 easily qualify as openers.
Virus vaccine certificate
3 a year? Not something I've ever heard recommended (or heard about at all for that matter).
Statistics on trumps splits in BBO
Off-topic, do we need a separate conspiracy forum?
Should undo's be permitted in BBO tournaments?
I'm more concerned they will care to be shown wrong.
BBO Team games
There is that...nothing to be done about that but wait. However, [i]anybody[/i] eligible to do so can set up the match for the two teams, doesn't need to be a player or team member.

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