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Mike Cassel
Mike Cassel
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Basic Information

Member Since
June 24, 2010
Last Seen
53 minutes ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Lobby your ACBL Board rep to move the 10K event at the start of the Spring NABC to Sat-Sun rather than starting on Day1 of both the Platinum and the IMP Pairs. Bueller?  Bueller?  Hello?  Strive to schedule 10K events on day2 of 3 day NABC+ events. Having a 10K event final on day 1 of a new NABC+ event is WRONG




The ACBL doesn't need a one size fits all policy for team entry fees.  If you want 100% of the masterpoints then you pay your 100%.  A 6 person team willing to receive proportional overall awards, as we do in Swiss team events, can pay the 4 person team entry fee.  We already track the sitouts.  This is not rocket science.




Live tournament bridge will sputter if we don't engage new club players to enjoy play in a larger venue.  It's time for a new grass roots approach:  North American Swiss Pairs.  Qualify during the Grass Roots Fund month in May and earn the right to play at the fall NABC.  The grass roots events, NAP and GNT, should be designed to excite newer players, not just reward those who are already coming to the NABCs

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
23imp pickup in Vegas mini-Spingold
Bridge Accomplishments
Editor for the Gopher Regional & Minneapolis Grand Slam Club Bulletins
Member of Bridge Club(s)
D14 GNT Coordinator
Favorite Tournaments
any one with Web Movements and level playing fields
Favorite Conventions
Xfr advances/1MX, Def vs. Michaels(majors), Reverse Smith, 4way 2H/1m, 4way 2C/1M
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Emerald Life Master
Officer's Club Mentoring Team Card
2 over 1
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Mike Cassel & Barry Purrington
2 over 1
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Carol Mahoney
2 over 1
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Mike Cassel & Harry Sapienza
Forcing Club
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Terry Lijewski mx1920
2 over 1
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Bill & Sue Treble
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Mike&Peter 15May15
2/1 GF
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Mike Kamil Gabby Sherman Mike Cassel
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Looking For a Brilliancy from Montecontini
Reminds me of the stories where pairs played 3N over 2N as 5 spades and 4 hearts and forgets led to 'forget it'.
Looking For a Brilliancy from Montecontini pg. 7 Mark Horton reads Bridgewinners
Looking For a Brilliancy from Montecontini
y i sent email to David and he did reply
ACBL Bulletin Ruling the Game column - adjusted score or not?
Square 9hcp with 3 cover cards and[b]3[/b] diamonds? How many diamonds do you expect your partner to hold when your LHO preempts in the suit? How much wastage? Do you think your side needs 26hcp to make game given the knowledge that only 3 or 4 diamonds ...
The Best Convention Ever
Lebensohl variants & extensions including 2N as a scramble
Toronto Place to Stay- For My Car
put Toronto into my Groupon alerts there is a Groupon for an offsite airport extended parking lot 7 days for C$45
Censored from the Championship Diary? 1 P 2 2 2 4 5
The Worst Convention Ever
A Gerber disaster.... for us Common Game on Saturday afternoon June 17 Bd 2 2 2 ! 3 4 Gerber 4N 3As 5 Kings? 5N 3Ks 7N about 20% of the field reached 7N, 82 of 405 You can complain ...
Funny situation with GIB at BBO
curiouser and curiouser
Open Or Not?
Give me the T instead of the 7 and I'll come off the fence to become a #1

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