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Michael Kopera
Michael Kopera
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Basic Information

Member Since
July 23, 2010
Last Seen
Aug. 19
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 or Gatlinburg. Send me a Private Message if interested.

Country
United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Being a teammate of Bill Gates.
Bridge Accomplishments
Making 4SXX after Al Roth overcalled 1S (Barbara doubled, not Al :)
Favorite Conventions
Takeout doubles
BBO Username
miko
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Should 1nt-2nt show 8-9 hcp or just 8 hcp?
[i]That[/i] original range was in order to keep 1 natural...
Winners at the 2018 WYTC
My reply was to "i have never found a way to originate any of the non-english language-specific special letters". Practical? Don't know. FWIW, I keep a browser bookmark to ASCII codes [url]http://www.chexed.com/ComputerTips/asciicodes.php[/url]
Winners at the 2018 WYTC
ALT + 132 = ä
Singapore vs. Sweden in the JWYTC!
It looks to me that (in the article auction) South asked for key cards, then kings. A lot of "guessing" (that worked).
World Youth Team Championships August 8-18 2018
[url]http://db.worldbridge.org/repository/tourn/suzhou.18/microsite/Results.htm[/url] should have all the match results by drilling down*. Can see all the boards, the results, even the opening leads, but not the full play. *eg Thur, Aug 16 (Juniors) Semifinal, then any segment score to see ...
World Youth Team Championships August 8-18 2018
[url]http://www.bridgebase.com/client/vugraph.php[/url] gives access to the Vugraph Archives. Pretty sure all the boards are there, but likely not all the matches. What [i]is[/i] there is pretty detailed.
Singapore vs. Sweden in the JWYTC!
Yes, the shapes are right, North has the the key J, so no "guessing". If South were asking, might be more problematic, finding the J (or J) is not a luxury.
Singapore vs. Sweden in the JWYTC!
To this viewer it looks like the 7 bidders "guessed" right.
Systemic lead from doubleton w/ two touching honors
Which books?
Systemic lead from doubleton w/ two touching honors
"many books say to lead the lower of doubleton touching honors" Please cite some of "many books".
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