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Kyle Rockoff
Kyle Rockoff
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Basic Information

Member Since
Jan. 7, 2016
Last Seen
an hour ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Head of Northwestern University's Bridge program! Class of 2019, Math major looking to become an actuary. Might be moving to District 17 (Phoenix area) end of June, and looking to connect with people!

Obsessed with all things bridge Smile.

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Looking for Life Master Pairs plans for Vegas NABC.

Available as a pro for regional events.

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USBF Junior Program

District 13, Board of Governors

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
Philip McPeek, Sarik Goyal, Daniel Weiss, and many others (you know who you are :-) )
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Northwestern DBC (Owner/Director), Reluctant Redoubler, USBF Jr Program
Favorite Tournaments
Summer Nationals, IL and Wisconsin Tournaments
Favorite Conventions
Hybrid or Strong Club Structures, RUNT, Transfers over 1!C (in both 2/1 and alternate contexts)
BBO Username
Elyk25
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Kyle/Luke Advanced 2/1– May 2018
2/1 GF
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Bridge is still alive ...
Excited to read it! Thanks for hosting this promotion!
Does Anybody Know why the Official Result has not been Posted in the Donn-Fleisher Match?
It was a stellar match regardless of whatever the final ruling may be-- was lucky to vugraph one of the rooms yesterday. Amazing judgments by both teams all around, and was close all the way through.
Kyle Rockoff's bidding problem: 93 63 AK8543 Q83
Ah shoot, problem posted wrong. Feel free to ignore, will repost later.
Michael Kopera's bidding problem: J74 QT6542 Q853 ---
That's a good point.
Michael Kopera's bidding problem: J74 QT6542 Q853 ---
I know I have at least one partner that would prefer to have the agreement that XX be scramble here, but not sure how common that is, or if it has much merit.
Name this squeeze
It reminds me of a stepping-stone squeeze, though not quite because you don't actually need to put East in as a way to get to stranded winners in dummy (you're happy if East flings you back in hand as well).
Raphael Hallerman's bidding problem: Q862 KQJ6 AKQT T
Roughing finesse in s rates to be on. If partner has a something like AJ10x xx - AJ109xxx I'd want to be there. We could easily have a grand with all the KCs.
David Caprera's bidding problem: Qxxxxx Kxx x xxx
I would strongly prefer just to show a mixed raise in s if we had the methods (even lying about only having 3s). 3 limit is disgusting. Normally I would just raise to 2 and stick with the known fit and not worry about it, but I ...
Reevaluating GLM-Eligible Events
At last summer's Board of Governor's meeting, there was similar discussion about the integrity of various NABC+ events, when the board decided to officially strike down the last motion to save the Baze Senior KO. My favorite comment from the meeting, was when it was suggested the reason ...
Open+ Chart opens up new bridge territory
Idk where Phil originally got it from-- appear to be multiple versions out there, maybe he remembers and can share a link. Here is how we play it: s/s/s at any level are that suit and a higher (and next suit up by advancer is always P/C ...
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