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Shawn Drenning
Shawn Drenning
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Member Since
March 14, 2011
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about me

Just moved from NYC to Austin, TX.

Country
United States of America

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Bridge Accomplishments
None
Member of Bridge Club(s)
None
BBO Username
fuburules3
ACBL Ranking
Bronze Life Master
NABC Hotel Cancellation Policy
We did switch once when we checked in, but it was late so we gave up. Later we had too much inertia. Maybe third time would have been the charm? I blame the Hyatt for this because I don't think they should negotiate block rates if they can't ...
NABC Hotel Cancellation Policy
The Hyatt in Toronto effectively told me that those of us who booked through the ACBL were paying lower rates and being treated accordingly (I was annoyed at the incredibly tiny room they put me in). They encouraged me to book directly with the hotel in the future. Obviously this ...
Shawn Drenning's bidding problem: AJT2 AJ532 Q9 KJ
This was mostly a sanity check that bidding 3 here was not "obvious" (or at least pass was reasonable); at the table there was a noticeable break in tempo over 2 and N bid 3. You call the director who is not impressed and pretty quickly rules ...
The bidding after a 1NT overcall is doubled
To clarify, the auction 1M-1nt-x-p P-2m-p-p ? X is takeout is the normal agreement or you guys are saying X directly over 2m is takeout? Edited to add: This came up in the common game today: http://bridgewinners.com/article/view/common-game-2017-08-13-board-30/
Shawn Drenning's bidding problem: AJ K3 876432 Q74
You (and others) prefer 3?
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 ...
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