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Andrew Gumperz
Andrew Gumperz
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Member Since
Sept. 18, 2010
Last Seen
Aug. 17
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Andrew Gumperz is a part-time bridge professional based in the SF bay area. He has numerous regional victories, but his proudest bridge accomplishment was upsetting the CAYNE team at the 2009 Spingold in Washington DC. In his spare time, Andrew enjoys musical theater, especially when his daughter is performing.

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Gumperz and Brenner
2 over 1
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Gumperz CC
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Gumperz and Wagner
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Gumperz-Reitman CC
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Dave Robinson's bidding problem: QJ98 76 53 KQ863
Double is penalty. If you were that eager to compete, you would have done it the round before.
Dan Denison's bidding problem: K73 KJT93 T AJT8
You have the wrong shortness to get too excited by this hand. 4 is enough.
Rodney Lighton's bidding problem: QT65 AK65 A632 J
Unfortunately I do not have a 2.5 spades bid.
John Moschella's bidding problem: Q7 T QTxxx KTxxx
Either raise 4C to 6 or even 7C or pass. bidding 5C is asking for what actually happened. We probably have no defense against 7S and if we sac in 7C after this slower auction, they may find it.
David Hankins's bidding problem: xxxx J9x Q AQ8xx
Declarer doesn't have to hold diamond length, so 2 is risky and double should be TO of hearts, since that is the only suit the enemy has actually shown. I'd wait another round before deciding to balance.
Trevor Morris's bidding problem: x AKJxxxxx Jx Jx
Opponents have a double fit and you are contributing little defense since enemy is probably void in hearts.
Peg Kaplan's bidding problem: AJ65 T92 4 AKT54
If the diamonds and spades were reversed, I would feel compelled to make a direct raise because LHO might be about to bid 3 or 4. On the actual hand, I don't see much danger in going slow, so 2 for me.
Rainer Herrmann's bidding problem: A AQJ3 K943 9862
2. The hand has some minuses--the stiff ace, possible wastage in the trump suit and a 4441 shape which isn't super.
18-19 HCP for 2NT rebid - why?
Most experts playing a standard method (SA, 2/1, Acol, KS, etc.) use 18-19 and 20-21 as their 2NT ranges. There is a reason for using a 2-point range for 2NT calls. After a 2NT opening (or rebid), there is no room to invite a game. That means responder must ...
Ulf Nilsson's bidding problem: KT93 --- 765 JT8532
Sounds like pard is big and balanced. 2 gives him room to 2N which I can remove to 3. If I 3, I will hear 3N next. Then what?

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