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Michael Kopera
Michael Kopera
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Basic Information

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

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
ACBL Ranking
Diamond Life Master
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Paul Dalley's bidding problem: A843 87 7652 K65
The Bridge World's Master Solvers Club likes its problems to have at least three possible answers. Many Bridge Winners Bidding Problems are essentially binary. This one...
What does this 4Heart bid mean ?
2NT-3 as a transfer to s? Really?
ACBL live at work
You didn't get [i]that[/i] email?
Wrong view on multi 2d by ACBL
"Some should submit this defense to ACBL defense database." Just to be clear, it (or any other defense devised) doesn't have to be in the database in order to use it (or to be able to refer to it).
What does this 4Heart bid mean ?
"For example if you can transfer and bid 3♥ r 3♠ t show 5-4 then 4♦ is a cue bid." Please explain/rephrase...
Ryan Connors's bidding problem: AT86 JT8643 6 82
I'd be more concerned about partner raising a making 5 to a not-making 6...
The Best Convention Ever
UnAssuming Cue Bids...
Craig Biddle's bidding problem: Q QJ8 AKT5 A6542
I rank 1 ahead of 1NT, would bid 1 only if barred from either of those...
Ed Reppert's bidding problem: 7643 QJT8 5 AK93
And here I thought the previous bidding problem was about limit raises...
2!D Multi, defense question
"There really is no need for a cue-bid." Need? No. Still, having 2 ways to raise is nice. Being able to make a forcing bid setting trump is nice. As usual, it becomes a partnership decision as to which is more important (in the ACBL, most likely a theoretical decision ...

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