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Howard Kahlenberg
Howard Kahlenberg
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Basic Information

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

Winner of 2013 Vanderbilt fantasy bracket

Don't call it a relay when it's a puppet. "IT'S A RELAY TO..." IS INCORRECT TERMINOLOGY.

Card designer and original playtester for Magic the Gathering

Go Phillies!

United States of America

Bridge Information

Favorite Bridge Memory
Winning DE Summer Team Championship on a team with Benito Garazzo; partnering Dave Treadwell
Bridge Accomplishments
24th in Werner Open Pairs
Regular Bridge Partners
Donna Morgen, Bill Rose, Bobbie Gomer
Favorite Tournaments
World Championships in Philly
Favorite Conventions
Natural, forcing 2NT bids; serious 3NT; transfer advances of overcalls
BBO Username
guru (I was an early adapter)
ACBL Ranking
Silver Life Master
Howard Kahlenberg and Donna Morgen
2 over 1; Variable NT
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Howard and Bill
2/1, except 1!s - 2!h
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Standard American
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Howard Kahlenberg/John Dickenson
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Happy Trails, Matt Smith
He told me he is letting his US work visa expire, but may work some events in Canada. I don't know what he is doing vis-a-vis the WBF.
Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, Associate Justice, SCOTUS
My friend Mark Lombard (I actually had dinner with him tonight) had a project called the Wall of Fame for our club in Philly, where he got advice and greetings from great bridge players, and from great people who were also bridge players. To my mind, Justice Stevens and Martina ...
Thanks, Fred Gitelman
I remember (and loved) Deal of the Week. Who else besides me ordered the Master Solvers' Club on floppy disk?
Las Vegas Deals
My eye wandered to the list of performers in Vegas; to add further insult to the fact that I am missing seeing Elvis Costello in Philadelphia because I will be at the Nationals, I will miss him by three days in Vegas.
John Lowenthal would have been proud
I thought the classic Lowenthal lead when you wanted a ruff was a trump.
KASLE is Senior USA1
Congratulations to the entire team. It is especially nice to see Kit, who has done so much for bridge (not that the others haven't), win.
Open Memphis Discussion Thread
Just think of it as a Swiftian approach to the aging of the ACBL population.
No fantasy Vanderbilt this year?
I saw a pre-registration link at about 12:30 Tuesday afternoon. Maybe they are starting with the round of 32?
Update: Zia and Cheek Win Platinum Pairs
Hopefully nothing that will inspire 2,000 comments.
Alex Perlin Wins Second BBO Robot Championship
Couldn't happen to a nicer guy. Although I imagine that one of Alex's best qualities, his infectious laugh, was wasted on the bots.

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