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Jean-Pierre Rocafort
Jean-Pierre Rocafort
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Basic Information

Member Since
May 23, 2012
Last Seen
Oct. 19
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

French bridge player, coach and writer (newspapers, web-site, books); living in Toulouse, working in Meteo-France company, native from Catalonia, born in 1952.


Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
1996 French Teams 2nd; 2001 French Pairs Champion; 2014 French Senior Teams Champion; 2014 French Cup winner
Regular Bridge Partners
michel claret, jean-marie py, catherine barthe
Member of Bridge Club(s)
ACBL Ranking
Sorry, this user has no cards yet.
French carding agreements
I think i must answer. There is not an universal standard carding in France but you are right that most top players give preference to count over attitude in most situations. Lead is a disciplined 4th against NT contracts and odd-even (lowest from odd, 3rd from even) against trump contracts ...
Congratulations to Monaco! Now named official 'winners' of the 2014 European Championships
I talked to him last saturday. I will not report this private conversation; it's up to him to convey his position. Anyway attendance at the Cavendish tournament he holds in Monaco might be impacted.
Congratulations to Monaco! Now named official 'winners' of the 2014 European Championships
I think it would be a bad idea. Bridge must stay in the hands of bridge and not be put under pressure of politicians. No later than this week Sierra Leone soccer federation was suspended by FIFA for this same legitimate reason and bound to withdraw from a match versus ...
Bridge videos appropriate for youth
you will find here ( links to old videos related to bridge.
It's sad to see cheats cleared by appeal courts but it's so. It's possible to declare ever to refuse to play a competition in which one of them will participate but not always easy: participants are not always known in advance, you have teammates... i must confess ...
Master Points for Foreign Players
You should specify what sort of profile you are looking for the sub-commitees: bridge administrators in their country, players regularly attending NABC, other... One solution could be to assign a new player the same ACBL MP as a player from the same country who has approximately the same ranking in ...
Preferred methods after (1S) x (2S)
pass is weak, amorphous, double is an invitation to bid a minor; bids are what they would be after double of a 2S opening.
What are your pet peeves?
Players who don't care to play pass cards when, in their opinion, the final contract has been reached.
Define Your Bids Before I Tell You My Defense
You just gave me an idea. I am going to gather the equipment.
Define Your Bids Before I Tell You My Defense
This is not practical, they need to know your agreed defense, not in order to adapt their 1NT opening which should not be allowed, but to devise their subsequent bidding (transfer, lebensohl, stayman...).
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