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Michael Kopera
Michael Kopera
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 23, 2010
Last Seen
7 hours ago
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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Commentator's curse, very hard to avoid...
Insufficient bid and repeat of earlier call
Better than playing double dummy...
Insufficient bid and repeat of earlier call
Definition from the Laws:[quote]Declarer: The player who, for the side that makes the final bid, first bid the denomination named in the final bid.[/quote]
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Partnership writing...
Board 8, Zimmermann Cup quarterfinal
I would have liked to know [i]South[/i]'s explanation of 3...
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For entertainment, David Bird for sure. His (collaborated) opening leads books for extra credit.
Board 8, Zimmermann Cup quarterfinal
Would 5 over 3 have been exclusion? If so, why not do that if it is so obvious to go past 4, at least avoid being off 2 aces...
Board 8, Zimmermann Cup quarterfinal
I don't know enough screen signals to work it out. Still don't understand why North is butting in -- was South's explanation (of 3) incorrect?
Board 8, Zimmermann Cup quarterfinal
"This auction is NOT completely 1-way traffic yet." Methinks once West passes over 3, it is almost certainly 1-way...
Rare Squeeze
Maybe not... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stepping-stone_squeeze
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