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Shawn Drenning
Shawn Drenning
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Member Since
March 14, 2011
Last Seen
2 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Austin, TX player.  Trying to get better.

United States of America

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Bridge Accomplishments
I have been on the cover of popular bridge publications such as the ACBL bridge bulletin
Member of Bridge Club(s)
Austin Bridge Center
Favorite Conventions
BBO Username
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Sam Shawn
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2 over 1
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Shawn Drenning's bidding problem: T6 J4 AK83 AKQ84
I think if I were to treat this hand as balanced, I would open it 1 and rebid 2nt. Forced to choose between 1nt and 2nt, I would probably go with 2nt. K & R gives this hand a 19.60: ...
Save Bundy's Sanity
Yeah, didn't think you were and I think we're on same page. Maybe someone who knows the laws better can chime in, but I would think if it's not obvious that you made a mechanical error etc. partner has to treat any fumbling with bid cards etc ...
Save Bundy's Sanity
Peg, I don't disagree, but if what you describe happened against me I may ask if you agree it happened (I do think there is a difference between touching a bid and actually taking one entirely out of the box though) and you would say 'yes' and most likely ...
Save Bundy's Sanity
At a recent regional my RHO took the 4 bid out of the bidding box and got it part way to the table and had a change of heart (har har) and bid 3 instead. I ask if they agree that this happened (do not remember if this ...
Special Bridge Rate
I am amused that we are a community full of people many of whom who lose their mind if an opponent takes advantage of UI (not to mention deliberately cheat!), but lying about who you are to save a few bucks on a hotel room, whether that is ok is ...
Special Bridge Rate
Seems fraudulent to me.
Special Bridge Rate
All of the rates I was quoted from the website are more expensive (not much more though). My biggest complaint for regionals/sectionals is that often times the rooms in their block are not as nice as others. Recently I booked online for roughly $120 and then called hotel and ...
Jack Hawthorne's bidding problem: --- K96 AJ9643 KJ95
To me, it makes more sense for the bid that takes up more space to be more descriptive
Once again, something new
Yeah, not sure what I was thinking. That seems best when S has K (if N does you might do better to not finesse a second time immediately?) If N played the J/10 I might be tempted to finesse in hearts.
Once again, something new
Won’t that lose to kxx though of spades though when N has three? What do you do if N plays the heart ten on first heart?

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