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Will Roper
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Member Since
July 28, 2013
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Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

24 year old who has played bridge for a larger proportion of their life than the chance of him taking a successful finesse. Unfortunately, the wrong number is growing in this regard. Apparently "studied" engineering in London.

 

Love bridge, not much else to it 

 

Favourite convention: Dopi Ropey

 

 

Country
United Kingdom

Bridge Information

Regular Bridge Partners
Anyone from the Preddy clan
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Young Chelsea
Favorite Tournaments
Spring Foursomes, Gold Cup, Anything I can get to abroad
Favorite Conventions
Systems and understandings in competitive auctions
BBO Username
B Psyches
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None
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Article about removing 1nt to play in a suit with various shapes
Mats Nilsland wrote a NT book recently (worth a read) and I believe he asked this Q in his FB group (Bidding the Scanian Way). You might want to look there if you don't find what you are looking for.
2NT Rebid After Positive Gazzilli Response
2 = I have enough for game if you have the strong variant 2NT = Are you sure?
For System Geeks Only
Unlike David, it doesn't look hopeless to me, but I am guessing re large swathes of the structure. The main point to me is that regardless of which suit you set, (8)10-15 is still a wide range and a quantitative ask/last train is probably more useful than ...
Doubling a splinter
UPH: T/Oish of their suit BPH: Lead
Major suit raises
Hi Mats, Nice post. We have come to similar conclusions with different results. In particular the last bit we use 4 as the SPL, 4 as the Good raise (As the SPL is more defined, thus less space needed and easier to evaluate).
New suit at the 3 level by responder after two level interference - your agreements?
Same
The World's most complete bridge player.
"Do you want bridge to be taken seriously?" Well I found this part funny at least :)
How old fashioned are your doubles?
My votes don't reflect my preferences, simply my agreements.
Top Players - Preferred system
There are still some 4cM systems prevalent in the international arena although they are a) very limited. b) often in a canape/strong context. Even Verhees-Van Prooijen who used to play a canape style have moved over to 5cM. The obvious exception flying the flag at the moment is ...
Frances Hinden's bidding problem: KQT5 Q754 Q6 T97
Looking forward to playing my 4-2 fit again
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