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Howard Kahlenberg
Howard Kahlenberg
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Basic Information

Member Since
March 14, 2011
Last Seen
17 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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Copy of Howard Kahlenberg/John Dickenson
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PEPSI Wins Jacoby Swiss
Congratulations! Even if they did bust my bracket by not winning the Vanderbilt.
Open Philadelphia Discussion Thread
My personal favorite place in Chinatown is Penang, which is on 10th street and serves Malaysian food. There is a good Vietnamese place on 11th called (wait for it..) Vietnam. There is another Vietnamese place called Vietnam Palace across the street, which some folks feel is better (but they are ...
Philadelphia Hotel Rooms
Are they at a Hyatt? :)
Open Philadelphia Discussion Thread
Warning for Reading Terminal Market aficionados... The Philadelphia Flower Show is at the adjoining Convention Center through this Sunday, which will make the Terminal incredibly crowded...borderline unmanageable on the weekend. You should plan extra time for going there, and be emotionally prepared not to be able to find a ...
Matt Smith Promotion
We were both wrong. Wilbert with an "e". But I was certainly more wrong. (Edited to take fuller blame)
Matt Smith Promotion
Here's an esoteric endorsement of Matt. I always enter fake names on entries, trying to be topical in my selections. At the Kansas City Nationals, in the first event I was Wilbur Harrison, and in the second event I was Buck O'Neil. In both cases, in the middle ...
Open Toronto Discussion Thread
I was also at the game, and I endorse John's comments, although as a Phillies fan, I can't endorse the idea that the A's are all that horrible. Three things: 1. "Blue Jay's OK" dates back to 1983, so I don't think you are winning ...
Sometimes Bridge is like Golf - Declare or Defend?
I thought you might have meant that bridge was like golf because low score wins. I could do very well in that scenario!
I'm Still Alive
I think Larry Cohen (New Jersey) would have been sufficient disambiguation. It was good enough for the Bridge World for many years.
North American Pairs competitor list
No one who made the 2nd day was from upstate. The only pair I recall where both players were from upstate were Mary Poplawski and Harry Nuckols.

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