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Shawn Drenning
Shawn Drenning
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Member Since
March 14, 2011
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3 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Just moved from NYC to Austin, TX.

United States of America

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Bronze Life Master
Fairmont Royal York is All Smoke and Mirrors
At the Hyatt they basically said while I was checking in that they are giving people who booked through the ACBL the worst rooms they have and suggested booking directly with hotel in future (at a higher rate). We moved once, but still have an uncomfortable broom closet (but at ...
What will be the winning score of the NABC Individual ?
I'll take the under on 85. What would you like to wager?
What will be the winning score of the NABC Individual ?
I remember there was an old BBO (?) thread where Justin Lall tried to see if he could average over 70% over a large number of ACBL robot games and came up just a little short. Since this tournament is fewer boards, but will likely be a stronger field, I'll ...
What will be the winning score of the NABC Individual ?
Bridge is a game of skill though. Not everyone's normal distribution is centered at 50%.
ACBL Tests Online NABC Event
Reading all the strong objections to this tournament is pretty frustrating. In no particular order 1. If you think it is a stupid idea, then don't enter the tournament. If no one enters then it will go away soon enough 2. Do you really think the existence of a ...
Shawn Drenning's bidding problem: A52 3 KT743 7542
Thanks for the replies. At the table I passed for -140, which did not score well as 4d makes (and we even lost to a few 5dx-1). At the table I wasn't worried about 4d, but more that I would not feel happy if they bid 4s. Partner had ...
Another GNT Fiasco
Well, on the plus side if you were fifth in the round robin, you probably weren't going to win regardless of the form of scoring, so at least you got home earlier.
Shawn Drenning's bidding problem: AQ93 QT --- AKJT963
For the doublers, what is your plan over 4 and 4 respectively from partner? Ignoring what is theoretically best in a partnership with strong agreements, I was unsure if partner would misinterpret if I pulled 4 to 5.
The GNT's, a modest proposal
Not that I support it (or think it would be easy to enforce), but the idea of not allowing players to get paid to play in a 'grassroots' event makes more sense to me than just forbidding good players.
The GNT's, a modest proposal
Maybe you won't qualify for GNTs, but definitely would prefer to live in a 'strong' district than a 'weak' one. Currently live in NYC (impression is that it is a fairly strong district) and it is very nice to regularly get to play against very strong players even in ...

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