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Will Roper
Will Roper
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 28, 2013
Last Seen
20 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

23 year old junior who has played bridge for over half their life.


Apparently "studied" engineering in London.


Love bridge, not much else to it


Favourite convention/unwanted nickname: Dopi Ropi



United Kingdom

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Whoever is willing to put up with me
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Young Chelsea
Favorite Tournaments
Spring Foursomes, Gold Cup, Anything I can get to abroad
Favorite Conventions
Short club, Sinvite, Transfers in (un)contested auctions
BBO Username
B Psyches
ACBL Ranking
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4S IMPs play
I would firstly suggest you change the title to play 4... My cardplay is somewhat simplistic so I am winning, spades and taking the ruffing hook. The deceptive duck is interesting but a diamond switch must be clear to East
Missing Aces and Micro-Moysians
Hey, thanks for the hands and hope you are keeping well. Regarding the hands I remember watching the first one on vugraph: Declarer 1: Got the switch and squeezed correctly for +400. Declarer 2: Got the continuation. Drew some trumps and played the K and to ...
Doubling BPH
I was once told GF stood for something other than Game Force. I didn't believe them...
ATB - aggressive slam bidding
I agree with your assessment mostly. Over 5 I might have bid 6. Grand is not so far away as you say opposite a presumed monster and it is more helpful than 5 perhaps? I think your 5 bid almost sums up your view on the ...
ATB - aggressive slam bidding
It seems Kit and I posted relatively similar things at the same time. (So much for my original comment :( ) @Robert: It is subjective as we are into partnership understandings and player preferences. Some people on this thread think 1NT = fine, ok, and terrible. The definition of subjective. People whip K ...
ATB - aggressive slam bidding
Everything has generally been said. The only point I would raise is that I am not certain North should bid 4 over 4. Yes, you are minimum for your original 1NT (some are saying sub-minimum and that is subjective). However, your hand has grown in value hugely after ...
Meaning of 4!c call
I think you need to define your 3NT bid further. I am not saying it is wrong. My understanding of this agreement is: - 3NT is unsuitable for opening 1NT so should be at least 5224 and probably 5134 - Denies 4cards in the other major - Indicate shortage in partners suit. So ...
Doubling BPH
I.e as per or similar to P-(1)-P-(2)-2. Yes this makes some sense. Also quite like the 3055 option people are proposing.
Doubling BPH
Both the example hands given would be opening hands for a lot of people. Myself included. @Peg: My view on it is a pure T/O is 4144 etc. Offensive values might include some off-shape hands. Axxxx, x, Axxxx, xx for example where you don't want to bid 4 ...
Is there a path to 6!C?
6 is a push regardless. However, it is much easier to bid if East opens.....

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