Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Jan. 24

The Buffalo Winter Sectional Tournament continues today, Saturday, Jan. 24, and Sunday, Jan. 25, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Pairs games are at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. today. Swiss teams start at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. For more info, click this link.
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The Airport Bridge Club will award double points at its games at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, to Friday, Jan. 30, and at noon next Saturday, Jan. 31, after the lesson at 10:45 a.m.
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       There’s a special offer for players who haven’t tried the Airport Bridge Club. Try the club five times before winter ends and fees will be refunded for the first four games. For info, call 603-6943.
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       Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222 or click this link.
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Unit 116 has scheduled several unit-sponsored games for 2015. They include:
Club-hosted game, 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 5, Airport Bridge Club.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 9, Bridge Club Meridian.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Pro-Am game, 1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, Airport Bridge Club.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 2, Bridge Club Meridian.
Club-hosted game, 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Club-hosted game, 11 a.m., Thursday, March 12, Airport Bridge Club.
Wearing of the Green game, 7:15 p.m., Monday, March 16, Bridge Club Meridian.
Barometer Pairs game, 7:15 p.m., Monday, May 18, Bridge Club Meridian.
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Tournament calendar
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, to Sunday, Feb. 8. For info, click this link.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, to Sunday, April 5.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, to Sunday, April 19. For info, click this link.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, to Sunday, May 17. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, to Monday, May 25.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, to Sunday, June 21.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, to Sunday, Sept. 20.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, Oct. 13, to Sunday, Oct. 18. Previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 23, to Sunday, June 28.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, and Sunday, Nov. 8.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, to Sunday, Nov. 15.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, April 8, 2016, to Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, 2016, to Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, to Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since Nov. 10, 2011, Dale Anderson reached a career total of 1,800 master points in November. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
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Duplicate scores
Week of Jan. 12 to Jan. 18
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs        
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Junior Fund. Howell. A: Bob Kaprove and Paula Kotowski, 58.33%; B: Bill Boardman and Joe Rooney, 55.56%; C: Judy Kaprove and Nadine Stein, 53.47%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Junior Fund. North-south, A: Wilson McClaren and Linda Vassallo, 62.80%; B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 50.60%; east-west, A: (tie) Barbara and Martin Pieterse, Harry Cheung and Vince Pesce, 58.93%;C: Ruth Wurster and Bill Boardman, 50.60%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Junior Fund. Howell. A: John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 63.43%; B: Martin Pieterse and Wilson McClaren, 60.19%; David Donaldson and Bill Boardman, 50.93%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 49.54%; Dorothy Soong and Joyce Greenspan, 47.69%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Junior Fund. Howell. A: Nancy Kessler and Ross Markello, 60.94%; Mike Ryan and Jerry Geiger, 57.81%; B: Walt Olszewski and Linda Vassallo, 54.69%; C: Barbara Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 50.52%. 
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Junior Fund. Howell. A: Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 61.90%; Vic Bergsten and John Ziemer, 60.71%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 54.76%; Paul Ganley and Mike Kisiel, 48.81%; Sharon Chang and Joyce Greenspan, 45.24%. 
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Junior Fund. Howell. A: (tie) Shirley Cassety and Ross Markello; Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 54%; B: (3-way tie) Al Dickman and Chuck Heimerl, Art Matthies and Bob Kaprove, 51%; Joe Rooney and partner, 51%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99ers. Howell, A/B/C: William Noltee and Louise Hayes, 63.39%; Terrence Camp and Joan Nigrelli, 58.93%; Janice Sufrin and Marion Lavigne, 54.46%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Betsy and Richard Heuer, 52.92%; east-west, A/B/C: Joel Brownstein and Sol Messinger, 61.25%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Joan Rose and Judy Padgug, 59.26%; B: Jim Gullo and Carol Bedell, 52.73%; C: Jeanne Gladysz and Berta Brown, 50.40%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 62.25%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 55.61%; B: Bob Olin and Linda Burroughsford, 49.01%; C: Usha Khurana and Chip Kean, 45.43%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Alex Kowal and Bert Hargesheimer, 60.71%; B: Jim Gullo and Gene Harvey, 57.33%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Elizabeth Young and Ann Coughlin, 57.76%; Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 56.67%; C: Mary Blanchard and Carol Roth, 53.10%; east-west, A: Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 59.52%; Jack and Linda Wynes, 59.40%; Ted Kahn and Nicholas Leibovic, 55.02%; B/C: Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 47.40%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Linda Burroughsford and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 55.29%; John Marvin and Paula Rosen, 54.76%; C: Jan O'Mara and Edith Knaszak, 51.32%; east-west, A/B: Teresa Fraas and Elaine Universal, 56.01%; C: Ten-Pao Lee and Peter Shui, 53.74%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. A/B/C: Sue Neubecker and Linda Burroughsford, 61.81%; Larry and Dorothy Soong, 57.85%; Cathy Majewski and Elaine Universal, 57.74%; Ten-Pao Lee and Bob Olin, 57%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B: Anne Watkins and Rita Sofia, 60.42%; C: Linda Burroughsford and Thomas Koralewski, 59.38%; Joyce Kindt and Jeanne Gladysz, 57.29%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 63.1%; Dave and Jane Larcom, 55.36%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 54.76%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, John Ziemer and Judy Padgug, 62.50%; Dick Czarnecki and Helen Panza, 54.46%; Anne Watkins and David Donaldson, 47.62%; east-west, Jerry Geiger and Sue Neubecker, 54.17%; Art Morth and Sharon Wilcox, 53.57%; Florence Boyd and Ruth Wurster, 48.21%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – (Jan. 3): Howell. Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 77.78%; Kathy Fenn and Elve Johnston, 63.19%; Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 56.94%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – (Jan. 10): Howell. Dave and Jane Larcom, 65.63%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 63.19%; Marge Schomers and Marilyn White, 60.94%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – (Jan. 17): Howell. Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 65.06%; Lois Smith and Anne Clancy, 51.58%; Carol Neuhaus and Paul Capen, 47.63%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Garnet Wallace and Cleveland Fleming, 59.17%; Marcia Turley and Doanne Jackson, 54.38%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Lou Bacon and Ellie Guyette, 62%; Dolores Shearer and Elizabeth Young, 54%; east-west, Carol Neuhaus and Martin Schaus, 56%; Ron Fill and Mike Brown, 55%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 67.7%; Priscilla Bretschger and Sallie Steele, 52.1%; east-west, Joe Fiore and Bernie Meyer, 68.8%; Dick Munschauer and Jeanette Reid, 51.6%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, 60%; east-west, George Dorigo and Stan Kozlowski, 76%.
College Club Duplicate – Howell. Marcia Scott and Karen Stephenson, 61.11%; Gloria Fenston and Linda Franchell, 50.93%; Betty Loucks and Mary Vicanti, 49.07%.   
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Carmella Losi and Esther Ferris, 58.8%; Evelyn Vitello and Edna Fill, 53.8%; east-west, Phyllis and Al Vogt, 70.9%; Eileen Bisantz and Nancy Hoffman, 51.1%.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Jan. 17



The Buffalo Winter Sectional Tournament will be held Friday, Jan. 23, to Sunday, Jan. 25, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Pairs games will be at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Friday and next Saturday. Swiss teams will be at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 25. For more info, click this link.
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The Airport Bridge Club will award double points at its games at noon today, Saturday, Jan. 17; and at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 20; Wednesday, Jan. 21; and Thursday, Jan. 22. Double points also will be offered in Martin Luther King Day games at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday, with a chicken barbecue at 1 p.m.
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       There’s a special offer for players who haven’t tried the Airport Bridge Club. Try the club five times before winter ends and fees will be refunded for the first four games. For info, call 603-6943.
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       Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222 or click this link.
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Unit 116 has scheduled several unit-sponsored games for 2015. They include:
Club-hosted game, 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 5, Airport Bridge Club.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 9, Bridge Club Meridian.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Pro-Am game, 1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, Airport Bridge Club.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 2, Bridge Club Meridian.
Club-hosted game, 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Club-hosted game, 11 a.m., Thursday, March 12, Airport Bridge Club.
Wearing of the Green game, 7:15 p.m., Monday, March 16, Bridge Club Meridian.
Barometer Pairs game, 7:15 p.m., Monday, May 18, Bridge Club Meridian.
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Tournament calendar
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Today, Saturday, Jan. 17, to Sunday, Jan. 18. For info, click this link.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, to Sunday, Feb. 8. For info, click this link.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, to Sunday, April 5.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, to Sunday, April 19. For info, click this link.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, to Sunday, May 17. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, to Monday, May 25.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, to Sunday, June 21.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, to Sunday, Sept. 20.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, Oct. 13, to Sunday, Oct. 18. Previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 23, to Sunday, June 28.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, and Sunday, Nov. 8.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, to Sunday, Nov. 15.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, April 8, 2016, to Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, 2016, to Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, to Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since Nov. 10, 2011, Dale Anderson reached a career total of 1,800 master points in November. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
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Duplicate scores
Week of Jan. 5 to Jan. 11
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
       Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Junior Fund. Howell. A: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 59.72%; Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 59.03%; B: Usha Khurana and Dale Anderson, 58.33%; John Fiegl and Joanne Lafay, 55.56%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Bill Boardman, 45.83%; Bob Kaprove and David Donaldson, 43.75%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Junior Fund. One Winner. A: John Ziemer and Vince Pesce, 63.14%; B: Ruth Kozower and Judy Kaprove, 54.49%; Marietta Kalman and Dale Anderson, 53.85%; C: Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 52.24%; Don and Christine Grant, 51.92%. 
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Junior Fund. Howell. A: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Jim Mathis, 60%; B: Judy Kaprove and Ruth Kozower, 59%; Walt Olszewski and Martin Pieterse, 52%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Junior Fund. Howell. A: Dianne Bloom and Dale Anderson, 66.15%; B: Ruth Wurster and Marilyn Sultz, 60.65%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 56.25%. 
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 68.33%; Bob Andersen and Jerry Geiger, 51.67%.
       Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Junior Fund. Howell. A: Nancy Wolstoncroft and Barbara Libby, 58.33%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 54.17%; C: (tie) Bob and Judy Kaprove, Ross Markello and Paula Salamone, 51.19%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Junior Fund. Howell. A: Alan Greer and partner, 65%; B: Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 56%; Paula Salamone and Barbara Libby, 52%; C: Cleveland Fleming and Martin Pieterse, 48%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Jim Madan and Tish Schiffman, 58.93%; Natalie Abramson and Marjorie Plumb, 56.55%; C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 54.46%; east-west, A/B/C: Marian Morber and Carol Neuhaus, 59.82%; Marilyn Sultz and Nancy Torrell, 56.25%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Liz Clark and Joan Rose, 63.69%; B: Joanne Kelley and Judy Padgug, 58.33%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Saleh Fetouh and Chris Urbanek, 64%; B: Teresa Fraas and Cathy Majewski, 56%; C: John and Martha Welte, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. Howell. A/B: Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 57.63%; Usha Khurana and Martha Quinn, 57.53%; Pat Kilbury and Gerry Dominski, 55.27%; Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 54.63%; C: Terrence Camp and Carol Roth, 51.15%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – Howell. A/B/C: Gary Schmitt and Peter Shui, 56.25%; Gaurang Sheth and Penny Shui, 54.69%; Ken Meier and Pat Rasmus, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon –Howell. A: Davis Heussler and Fred Yellen, 63.69%; Chris Urbanek and Stan Kozlowski, 57.14%; B: Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 51.79%; C: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 47.62%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 58.13%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 53.65%; Pepe Justicia-Linde and Maureen Cancilla, 53.33%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Pat Rasmus and Bob Olin, 56.88%; B: Chris Urbanek and Judy Padgug, 54.23%; C: Sandra England and Ken Meier, 52.65%; east-west, A: Fred Yellen and Bud Seidenberg, 69.05%; B: Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 56.55%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Sharon Chang, 42.26%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Pearl and Vivian Harris, 56.11%; Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 50.56%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bruce and Jill Brown, 64%; Bill Rich and Sam Grossman, 58%; east-west, Carol Neuhaus and Martin Schaus, 58%; Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 56%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – Howell. Sam Grossman and Chuck Heimerl, 64%; Joe Day and Tony DiTusa, 60%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Libbie Neuner, 60.8%; Dee Schaeffer and Vera Arrison, 50%; east-west, Esther Greene and Ruth Williams, 74%; Joe Fiore and Bernie Meyer, 54.2%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Margaret Rivard and Kay Brinkman, 57.3%; Marie Lanza and Lou Lombardi, 55.2%; east-west, Phyllis and Al Vogt, 60.9%; Bob Rivard and Thelma Frauenhofer, 58.4%.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Jan. 10

  
The Airport Bridge Club awards double points at its games at noon today, Saturday, Jan. 10; at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11; and at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 12, to Friday, Jan. 16. On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 19, the club will have a game at 10 a.m., a chicken barbecue at 1 p.m. and a second game at 1:30 p.m.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo offers an extra point game at noon today, Saturday, Jan. 10, and lunch with Jim Gullo at its 10:30 a.m. game Friday, Jan. 16.
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The Buffalo Winter Sectional Tournament will be held Friday, Jan. 23, to Sunday, Jan. 25, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Pairs games will be at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Jan. 23 and Jan. 24. Swiss teams will be at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 25. For more info, click this link.
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       There’s a special offer for players who haven’t tried the Airport Bridge Club. Try the club five times before winter ends and fees will be refunded for the first four games. For info, call 603-6943.
* * *
       Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222 or click this link.
* * *
Unit 116 has scheduled several unit-sponsored games for 2015. They include:
Club-hosted game, 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 5, Airport Bridge Club.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 9, Bridge Club Meridian.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Pro-Am game, 1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, Airport Bridge Club.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 2, Bridge Club Meridian.
Club-hosted game, 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Club-hosted game, 11 a.m., Thursday, March 12, Airport Bridge Club.
Wearing of the Green game, 7:15 p.m., Monday, March 16, Bridge Club Meridian.
Barometer Pairs game, 7:15 p.m., Monday, May 18, Bridge Club Meridian.
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Tournament calendar
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, to Sunday, Jan. 18. For info, click this link.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, to Sunday, Feb. 8. For info, click this link.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, to Sunday, April 5.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, to Sunday, April 19. For info, click this link.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, to Sunday, May 17. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, to Monday, May 25.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, to Sunday, June 21.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, to Sunday, Sept. 20.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, Oct. 13, to Sunday, Oct. 18. Previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 23, to Sunday, June 28.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, and Sunday, Nov. 8.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, to Sunday, Nov. 15.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, April 8, 2016, to Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, 2016, to Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, to Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since Nov. 10, 2011, Dale Anderson reached a career total of 1,800 master points last month. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
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Duplicate scores
Week of Dec. 29 to Jan. 4
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – ACBL Membership. Howell. A: Jim Madan and Bill Boardman, 61.31%; B: Eleanor Whelan and Mike Silverman, 58.93%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 57.74%; Nancy Kessler and Marilyn Sultz, 55.36%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – ACBL Membership. North-south, A: John Ziemer and Ken Meier, 59.52%; B/C: David Donaldson and Judy Kaprove, 58.73%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Barbara Libby, 67.26%; B: Dorothy May and Dale Anderson, 57.14%; C: Linda Wynes and Jan Hasselback, 51.19%. 
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – ACBL Membership. North-south, A: Chuck Heimerl and Sam Grossman, 62.92%; B/C: Mary Terrana and June Feuerstein, 42.08%; east-west, Joyce Greenspan and Art Aronson, 59.25%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Junior Fund. Howell. A: Cleveland Fleming and partner, 61.84%; B: John and Martha Welte, 59.21%; C: Sol Messinger and Joel Brownstein, 48.68%. 
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Junior Fund. Howell. A: Walt Olszewski and Mahendra Rana, 63.89%; Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 57.81%; B: Nadine Stein and Dale Anderson, 55.21%; C: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 51.56%; Wilson McClaren and Linda Vassallo, 50%. 
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Junior Fund. Howell. A/B: (tie) Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 59.52%; C: Judy Kaprove and David Donaldson, 50%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Junior Fund. Howell. A: Alan Greer and partner, 60.12%; B: John and Martha Welte, 57.14%; Paula Salamone and Barbara Libby, 54.17%; C: David and Dordy Donaldson, 51.79%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Marilyn Sultz and Usha Khurana, 53.87%; B/C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 53.57%; east-west, A/B/C: Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 61.90%; Martha Quinn and Tish Schiffman, 55.95%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 60.42%; C: Dick Czarnecki and Anne Watkins, 55.90%; Bud Seidenberg and Andrei Reinhorn, 55.86%; east-west, A/B: Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 58.38%; Meg Klamp and Joan Rose, 57.39%; C: Carol Bedell and Tova Reinhorn, 49.70%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Chris Urbanek and Meg Klamp, 60.65%; B/C: Rita Sofia and Sue Neubecker, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Mike Ryan and Fred Yellen, 62.27%; Liz Clark and Barbara Libby, 60.65%; C: Bob Padgug and Davis Heussler, 56.94%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 56.02%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B: Pat and Dick Rasmus, 60.65%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 58.33%; Chris Urbanek and Mark Pascale, 54.17%; C: Davis Heussler and Thomas Koralewski, 51.39%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – James Downing and David Floyd, 64.29%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 55.95%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 54.76%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, (tie) Chris Urbanek and Judy Padgug, Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 61.90%; Andrei Reinhorn and Marietta Kalman, 47.02%; east-west, Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 61.31%; Jim Tao and Dian Petrov, 54.76%; Betty Metz and Carol Bedell, 47.62%.
Other clubs

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 65%; Dan Blatz and Peg Gorham, 56%; east-west, Lorey Repicci and Joe Day, 56%; Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 53%.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Jan. 3


          The new year begins with a unique offer for players who haven’t tried the Airport Bridge Club. Try the club five times before winter ends and fees will be refunded for the first four games. The club also is awarding double points at all its games this coming week.
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The Buffalo Winter Sectional Tournament will be held Jan. 23 to Jan. 25 in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Pairs games will be at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Jan. 23 and 24. Swiss teams will be at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. For more info, click this link.
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Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222 or click this link.
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The e-mail newsletter from the Airport Bridge Club now comes from a new address, bill@airportbridgeclub.com. The club requests that you add this to your safe domain list. To be added to the e-mail list, call 836-7016.
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Unit 116 has scheduled several unit-sponsored games for 2015. They include:
Club-hosted game, 11 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 5, Airport Bridge Club.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Monday, Feb. 9, Bridge Club Meridian.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Pro-Am game, 1 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 22, Airport Bridge Club.
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 2, Bridge Club Meridian.
Club-hosted game, 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Club-hosted game, 11 a.m., Thursday, March 12, Airport Bridge Club.
Wearing of the Green game, 7:15 p.m., Monday, March 16, Bridge Club Meridian.
Barometer Pairs game, 7:15 p.m., Monday, May 18, Bridge Club Meridian.
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Tournament calendar
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, to Sunday, Jan. 18. For info, click this link.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, to Sunday, Feb. 8. For info, click this link.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, to Sunday, April 5.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, to Sunday, April 19. For info, click this link.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, to Sunday, May 17. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, to Monday, May 25.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, to Sunday, June 21.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, to Sunday, Sept. 20.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, Oct. 13, to Sunday, Oct. 18. Previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 23, to Sunday, June 28.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, and Sunday, Nov. 8.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, to Sunday, Nov. 15.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, April 8, 2016, to Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, 2016, to Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, to Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since Nov. 10, 2011, Dale Anderson reached a career total of 1,800 master points last month. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
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Duplicate scores
Week of Dec. 22 to Dec. 28
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A: Barbara Libby and Jim Mathis, 59.58%; B: Usha Khurana and Dale Anderson, 50.42%; C: Michael and Ruth Kozower, 47.92%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and John Ziemer, 56.25%; B/C: Nancy Kessler and John Kirsits, 55.83%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A: John Ziemer and Jerry Geiger, 60.65%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 50%; C: Bill Boardman and Ron Henrikson, 48.61%; east-west, A: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 59.03%; B: John Kirsits and Paula Kotowski, 51.39%; C: Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 46.99%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A/B/C: Sharon and Jacqueline Chang, 63.29%; Ron Henrikson and Paula Salamone, 61.55%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Art Schumacher and Ron Henrikson, 56.15%; Vera Carpenter and Rashid Kahn, 55.95%; B: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 55.93%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Janet Frisch, 51.18%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 59.52%; Nancy Wolstoncroft and Barbara Libby, 57.74%; B: Alice Bragg and Cleveland Fleming, 56.55%; Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 51.79%; C: Sushil Amlani and Ron Henrikson, 47.62%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Alan Greer and partner, 68%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 60%; Paula Salamone and Barbara Libby, 53%; C: Marcia Turley and Doanne Jackson, 45%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Jim McClure and Judy Zeckhauser, 61.10%; C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 60.33%; east-west, A/B: Tish Schiffman and Sol Messinger, 53.40%; C: Sandra Silverberg and Howard Wilinsky, 50.34%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – North-south, A: Tova Reinhorn and Barbara Libby, 61.90%; Carol Bedell and Fran Kurtz, 55.65%; B: Ed Drozen and Ruth Kozower, 53.57%; C: Ted Kahn and Jeffrey Oshlag, 42.56%; east-west, A/B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 59.23%; C: Joel Brownstein and Sol Messinger, 57.44%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 59.27%; B: Fred Yellen and Judy Padgug, 58.83%; Jay Levy and Bill Rushmore, 57.89%; C: Fran Kurtz and Nadine Stein, 47.84%; east-west, A: Davis Heussler and Chris Urbanek, 58.38%; B: Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 57.24%; C: Walt Olszewski and Ed Drozen, 53.82%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 65.48%; Glenn Milgrim and Stan Kozlowski, 58.93%; B: Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 51.79%; C: John Marvin and Usha Khurana, 47.62%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 70.24%; Judi Marshall and Judy Padgug, 52.68%; Helen Panza and Betty Metz, 45.83%; east-west, Elaine Kurasiewicz and Eleanor Whelan, 56.55%; Jeanne Gladysz and Sue Neubecker, 53.57%; Jacqueline and Sharon Chang, 52.98%.
Other clubs

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 62%; George Mayer and Peg Gorham,  58%; Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 68%; Carol Neuhaus and Martin Schaus, 58%.