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Howard Kahlenberg
Howard Kahlenberg
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Member Since
March 14, 2011
Last Seen
23 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!

Country
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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Charlie
2/1
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Students
Standard American
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Howard Kahlenberg/John Dickenson
2/1
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Nils Traane
Is it just me, or when you see a Bridgewinners post where the subject is just a person's name, do you assume that the person just died? I hope that that's not the case here.
Seeking Help with Some Problem Hands for Gazzilli
We play Flannery to avoid the 4=5=2=2 hands; in fact, we added Flannery when we added Gazzilli specifically because we found that it made it so much easier not to have to accomodate these hands in the 1S opening structure. I like John's definiton; for flat ...
Seeking Help with Some Problem Hands for Gazzilli
That's an interesting question; I hadn't thought of it that way. Maybe there aren't any. What hands do you currently passing playing semi-forcing?
Seeking Help with Some Problem Hands for Gazzilli
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Seeking Help with Some Problem Hands for Gazzilli
I think posts crossed, to some extent. Anyway, we do play semi-forcing; we pass with any balanced minimum.
Seeking Help with Some Problem Hands for Gazzilli
In terms of the 5-3-3-2 hands, isn't the reason to play semi-forcing no trump so that you can pass 1NT with those hands? In my Gazilli partnership, we adjusted our NT range to 14-17, so any 5-3-3-2 that would accept a 3-card limit raise opens 1NT. It helps that ...
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.
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