Chris Willenken

Chris Willenken (born October 30, 1975)[1] is an American bridge player.

Born in New York City, Willenken graduated from Collegiate School in 1993 and Williams College in 1997. While at Williams, Willenken competed in the American Parliamentary Debate Association; he and Amanda Amert earned Team of The Year honors as the most successful partnership of the 1996-1997 season.

Willenken is an American Contract Bridge League Grand Life Master and a World Bridge Federation Life Master. In 2011, he won the gold medal at the inaugural Sport Accord World Mind Games Individual Championship.[2] In World Bridge Federation competition, Willenken reached the finals of the 2018 World Mixed Team Championship and the semifinals of the 2010 Rosenblum Cup and 2011 World Transnational Open Teams Championship.

Bridge accomplishmentsEdit

WinsEdit

  • SportAccord World Mind Games
    • Open Individual Championship (1) 2011 [8]

Runners-upEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "WILLENKEN Christopher Jon". Athlete Information. SportAccord World Mind Games. December 2011. Retrieved January 13, 2015.
  2. ^ Sport Accord World Mind Games Individual Championship
  3. ^ a b "NABC+ Fast Pairs Previous Winners" (PDF). American Contract Bridge League. July 24, 2014. p. 2. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 21, 2014. Retrieved October 17, 2014.
  4. ^ "Wernher Open Pairs Winners" (PDF). American Contract Bridge League. July 22, 2014. p. 4. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 21, 2014. Retrieved October 17, 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Jacoby Open Swiss Previous Winners" (PDF). American Contract Bridge League. March 29, 2014. p. 9. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 21, 2014. Retrieved October 17, 2014.
  6. ^ "Mixed BAM Previous Winners" (PDF). American Contract Bridge League. July 24, 2014. p. 14. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 21, 2014. Retrieved October 17, 2014.
  7. ^ "Rosenthal squad takes Vanderbilt Trophy". American Contract Bridge League. April 2, 2022. p. 1. Retrieved May 3, 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  8. ^ (PDF). World Bridge Federation. December 16, 2014. p. 1 http://www.worldbridge.org/Repository/tourn/Beijing.11/Microsite/Bulletins/Bul_07.pdf. Retrieved October 17, 2014. {{cite news}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ (PDF). United States Bridge Federation. June 11, 2013. p. 1 http://usbf.org/docs/2013usbc/bulletins/USBC2013news12.pdf. Retrieved October 17, 2014. {{cite news}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  10. ^ "NAP Winners" (PDF). American Contract Bridge League. March 21, 2014. p. 6. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 21, 2014. Retrieved October 17, 2014.
  11. ^ "GNT Previous Winners" (PDF). American Contract Bridge League. July 24, 2009. p. 8. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 21, 2014. Retrieved October 17, 2014.
  12. ^ "Roth Open Swiss Previous Winners" (PDF). American Contract Bridge League. July 26, 2014. p. 10. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 21, 2014. Retrieved October 17, 2014.
  13. ^ "Spingold" (PDF). American Contract Bridge League. August 6, 2018. p. 1. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 21, 2014. Retrieved September 14, 2018.
  14. ^ (PDF). United States Bridge Federation. May 16, 2016. p. 1 http://usbf.org/docs/2016usbc/bulletins/USBC2016news11.pdf. Retrieved May 19, 2016. {{cite news}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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