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Drew Casen
Drew Casen
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Basic Information

Member Since
April 4, 2011
Last Seen
17 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Pro
about me

Bridge has been my life. I thank God that my craft can also be my profession.


United States of America

Bridge Information

Bridge Accomplishments
5 National Champioships (and 16 runner-ups), Cavendish Pairs, Cavendish Teams, Silver Medal in Rosenblum 1990.
Regular Bridge Partners
Jim Krekorian,John Onstott,Josh Donn,Nanette Noland,Jacob Karno,Paul Rosenblum
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Metarie Club (New Orleans), Baton Rouge Club
Favorite Tournaments
Rosenblum Cup, Cavendish Pairs
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Grand Life Master
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Drew Casen's lead problem: Q962 AQ5 K54 T95
YOU nailed it, Jon !
Compound Squeeze ?
Thanks, Kit. I KNEW you would know what to name it.
Compound Squeeze ?
Someone ask Rod or Meckles or Rosenberg. I am sure they will know what to call it.
Compound Squeeze ?
Thanks. I knew for sure that a spade lead would ruin it for me. To be honest with you, I wasn't sure if a heart lead would.
Drew Casen's bidding problem: AJT AQ9764 --- KJ75
Ok, David, lemme give it to straight. I bid 6NT at the table over 5D, and partner had something about what I expected, so I made it: KQxxx,x,AKQJx,xx. However, I think I should only bid 5, PROMISING A CLUB CONTROL, and INVITING slam. I would need ...
Drew Casen's bidding problem: AJT AQ9764 --- KJ75
Doesn't partner need 'a helluva lot' to bid past 4 AND even more to bid past 5 ? If he bids more than 5 after my suggested 5 call, it would be his third slam try (4,5, AND 6) with 2 losing ...
Drew Casen's bidding problem: AJT AQ9764 --- KJ75
Great thinking, Kevin. Your only possible slam is 6NT because YOU know there is a club ruff for the opponents. Since 5 by you shows a club control and is not forcing past 5S, partner will need a lot to bid past 5, and then you can take ...
Drew Casen's bidding problem: AJT AQ9764 --- KJ75
Surely partner has more than the example hand you have suggested to bid past 4. Since he is known to have no club control by his failure to bid 4N or 5, , he will NEVER bid over 5 no matter what his hand is.
Drew Casen's bidding problem: AJT AQ9764 --- KJ75
Good point, but isn't it a certainly that partner has no club control ?
Drew Casen's bidding problem: AJT AQ9764 --- KJ75
If you bid 3H, how will you show REAL spade support later ?

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