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Kyle Rockoff
Kyle Rockoff
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 7, 2016
Last Seen
19 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Ex-head of Northwestern University's Bridge program. Just moved to Phoenix, AZ!

Obsessed with all things bridge Smile.

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Looking for North American Swiss Teammates in San Francisco. 

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USBF Junior Program

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
District 13 Mini-McKenney Masterpoint Race Winner (2016, 2017, 2018), BBO Master and multi-time Dailylong Tournament Champion, several open events 1st-3rds at regionals/sectionals/nationals.
Regular Bridge Partners
Sarik Goyal, Philip McPeek, Daniel Weiss and about 10 other wonderful semi-regular partners, (you know who you are :-))
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Northwestern DBC (Owner/Director), Reluctant Redoubler, USBF Jr Program
Favorite Tournaments
Summer Nationals
Favorite Conventions
Hybrid or Strong Club Structures, RUNT, Transfers over 1!C (in both 2/1 and alternate contexts), Canape
BBO Username
Elyk25
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Kyle/Luke Advanced 2/1– May 2018
2/1 GF
Copy to my cards View/Print
Ok. A stupid question on a Wednesday evening.
We all like to live dangerously now and then.
Trick 3 Defense
Article updated. I rushed to post this, by bad.
Trick 3 Defense
Sorry article updated.
The Setting Trick: James Holzhauer
James! This interview was great. James is also bringing up bridge a decent amount in some of his other interviews. I listened to this and his interview on the Gambling with an Edge Podcast back-to-back (he was on there to talk about his sports betting and Jeopardy!, but also talked ...
Encrypted Quantum Sweep Cuebids
I like the premise. I wonder if it can conserve space, or be used to describe a combination of characteristics usually difficult to show. Like perhaps one step is showing an ace in a specific suit and the King of trumps, or a trump honor + a control card in partner ...
Sarik Goyal's bidding problem: AT A743 952 AQ98
I choose not to lead out of turn ;-).
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: KQ87 K98 KJ2 KQJ
Actually you won't believe the hand I was just in the middle of posting... (Just Kidding). Lol I try to go back to the more interesting problems Dave :-). (For the record, I believe I posted this hand because one of my Northwestern peeps was arguing that pass was a ...
Sarik Goyal's lead problem: T9873 83 Q6 KT32
Wimp, you really chose not to bid 1 initially (negative double would show only 4 here...) ;-).
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: K7 AKJT AKQ6 T92
I bid 3N in tempo and looked like an absolute fool as they took the first 7 clubs off the top :-).
Beth Palmer (1952-2019)
:-(. Such a wonderful person. I was lucky enough to kibitz her a whole session about a two years ago, it was marvelous to watch her play. The bridge world is a smaller place without her.
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