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Michael Kopera
Michael Kopera
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Member Since
July 23, 2010
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Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Have played professionally occasionally the last few years, would be happy to do so more frequently. I normally play locally (CT, NJ, NYC), but would certainly consider travelling, especially to a Nationals. Send me a Private Message if interested.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
Making 4SXX after Al Roth overcalled 1S (Barbara doubled, not Al :)
BBO Username
miko
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Defense against 1N-(2N)
I usually think of that as a 6+M. Are you really suggesting that transferring to a 5-card major at the 4-level is the way to force to game? No way to offer a choice of games with a 5-card major? No thanks.
Leading 2./4.
My recollection from Vinje was 4th from 6...
How do we avoid this disaster?
IMHO, a preference [i]is[/i] in the mix...
Defense against 1N-(2N)
No way to force in 1 major? No thanks.
IS MY PARTNER INSANE PART 2
Even if that were so (and I don't agree 4=3=6=0 is a possibility, imho 3 instead of 3 is clear), when did North ever show a 5th ? And with that void, maybe 4NT is exclusion to boot? As long as we are ...
IS MY PARTNER INSANE PART 2
Quantitative may be impossible, but RKCB for hearts -- [i]that[/i] would be insane.
IS MY PARTNER INSANE PART 2
"Insane requires repetition. Not sure who is insane, but this is repetitive." For some reason I (literally) laughed out loud when I read this. Go figure...
KO: Waving the white flag not allowed? (ACBL)
Even then you might want to take your own putt...
David Parsons's bidding problem: 9 62 AQT765 AJ73
Make the 5 the Q, I would pass...
Does this treatment over Stayman has a name?
"playing 5c majors you don't open 1NT with a 5c major" By the same reasoning (?), playing 4-card majors you don't open 1NT with a 4-card major...
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