There are several different ways you can go about getting a partner:
1) Ask in Lobby Chat.
Say your level and that you are looking for a partner for a specific tournament.
2) Look for people advertising for a partner in lobby and open a private chat to them.
3) Enter the tournament room and click on the Play Bridge Anywhere button in the room tab, then the director will assign you with a partner at game start
The GRAB list does not
guarantee you get to play or that you get the requested or an appropriate partner. The GRAB list is solely the directors discretion and you will have to accept the pairing that he seats you with
If you have a partner you wish to play with,. then please always register on http://www.swangames.com/tourney before game time