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Jeff Roman
Jeff Roman
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 7, 2013
Last Seen
Oct. 12
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Bridge, cooking, traveling, scuba diving, golf, reading, and my sweetie, Cam Meyer.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Many great memories, many good friends, many close acquaintances.
Bridge Accomplishments
Dozens upon dozens of Regional wins and a few high National finishes, but no National wins...yet.
Regular Bridge Partners
Tom Carmichael, Huub Bertens, Aaron Jones, Leo Bell
Favorite Tournaments
Far too many to list.
BBO Username
jeffroman
ACBL Ranking
Platinum Life Master
Wash, DC Nationals
Some good stuff and some Dutch stuff.
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#saynotocheats
100% onboard with Marion’s OP. #saynotocheats
Your call after 2!c opener’s penalty double
This is a very tough problem. Partner could have an obvious penalty double and we still could belong in 6 or 7 diamonds. In my regular partnerships, since pass would be forcing (and if I were then to x, it would amount to a shrug) we play that this x ...
Searching for Hugh Grosvenor...Take 2
Thx, Leigh. If you see someone who knows him, maybe ask them to call him and tell him I’m trying to contact him? Thanks again. :)
Assess the blame (15)
I can see Jeff Rubens reporting on this hand: “The auction was conducted in a haze of optimism...” I agree with 3h (S has “positive key cards”), but S should bid 3nt over 3s. N gets slightly more of the blame for not bidding 4h over 4c.
Where did East-West go so far wrong on this hand?
Me too...but I would open 4s before I passed.
Where did East-West go so far wrong on this hand?
I wouldn’t x 5h, but West’s initial pass is not my idea of bridge. Partnership style is always an important consideration. The more hands we’ve played together, and the more discussions we’ve had let us look at that hand and instead of thinking “what should I ...
But is bridge Fun?
Like Jorge Luna’s comment above, I also compare bridge and golf to people. The point I try to make pertains to how to maximize your enjoyment from bridge. For myself, I love both bridge and golf. Long ago, I decided I wanted to be the best bridge player I ...
Any Tassie players?
Sorry, the body of this post got left off somehow. I’m trying to contact Hugh Grosvenor. Could someone please ask him to email me, or message me on BW. Thank you!
1!C - 1!H - rebid??
This was a 1d opening bid for me for 40 years...and then I opened 1d with a similar collection playing with my dear friend Huub Bertens. It’s not that anything terrible happened, but he looked at me with that pained expression...I knew what was coming... “STOOpid American ...
Who Will Direct the Directors?
If bidding a 3cd M here is, as the Chief TD said “...quite common”, and that is in fact the partnership agreement, these factors lend great weight to evil intent on declarer’s part. One’s responses to questions about alerts in basic situations become robotic, i.e., “puppet to ...
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