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Shawn Drenning
Shawn Drenning
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 14, 2011
Last Seen
10 hours ago
Member Type
Bridge Player
about me

Just moved from NYC to Austin, TX.

United States of America

Bridge Information

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
What ACBL Arbitration Agreement?
So this guy is accused by the ACBL of sexual harassment and the ACBL's response is to sign a five year contract with him to run bridge cruises (but he has to leave the board of directors). A few months later the ACBL decides it wants to break this ...
Shawn Drenning's bidding problem: 4 AKQ972 AJ872 6
4nt didn't occur to me over 2, but agree it would have made things easy. That said, 6H could be the better scoring slam too (and in fact with hearts three-three it was) Over 4 I agree that all we care about is key cards, but at ...
What is 4!C?
Curious if this is same hand as
Shawn Drenning's bidding problem: 4 AKQ972 AJ872 6
Yes, that would have definitely simplified auction
Shawn Drenning's bidding problem: JT5 KQ85 KQJ972 ---
Partner had AQ4 A93 10654 K53 and with spade king onside we can make six diamonds. I was going to bid on if partner passed (would you?), but double talked me out of it. We scored +100 when diamond lead let him immediately pitch a heart loser
How should this be bid ?
Seems like a reverse to me? What's your definition?
Shawn Drenning's bidding problem: AKQT976 92 J54 4
Yes, at the table I didn't consider passing for this reason
Check Yourself
Will partner raise with a scattered 6-7 count? That won't be great if you bid this way with 3=1=(54) 11 count or something similar
Check Yourself
Well, I don't see how "anything but a strong balanced hand" is playable, so absent discussion I would play it as strong and balanced. Partner might have bid anyway with an opinion about where to play?
Shawn Drenning's bidding problem: AKQT976 92 J54 4
The first time I meant

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