Thursday, October 23, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 25

The Buffalo Regional Tournament continues today, Saturday, Oct. 25, with pairs and team games at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Events Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds. It concludes with Swiss teams at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. For info, click this link.
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The Airport Bridge Club is open today, Saturday, Oct. 25, for a lesson at 10:45 a.m. and a pairs game at noon. Extra-point pairs games will be offered at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27, to Friday, Oct. 31, when there will be a unit-rated game and a Halloween celebration.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo has a unit-rated game with extra points and lunch with Jim Gullo at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31.
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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 email 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 email list, call 836-7016.
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Western New York Unit 116 has updated its schedule of unit-sponsored games for 2014. It includes:
Club-hosted unit game – Saturday, Nov. 8, noon.  Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Eight Is Enough team game – Sunday, Nov. 9. Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, lunch at noon, meeting at 1 p.m., game to follow. Ticket deadline Nov. 28. Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
Finger Lakes Sectional – Seneca County Office Building, Senior Center, DiPronio Drive, Waterloo. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 8, to Sunday, Dec. 14. 
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. For info, click this link.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, to Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, 2015, and Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, 2015, to Sunday, May 17, 2015. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, to Monday, May 25, 2015.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, 2015, and Sunday, June 14, 2015.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, 2015, to Sunday, June 21, 2015.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, 2015, and Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, 2015, and Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, and Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, to Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, to Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015.
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. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.

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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 2011, Dale Anderson has been digging for gold master points this week at the Buffalo Regional Tournament. 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 Oct. 13 to Oct. 19
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
 
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A/B: Michael and Ruth Kozower, 69.94%; John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 61.36%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 51.88%; Isabelle Banas and Linda Wynes, 45.15%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – Club Appreciation Game. North-south, A/B/C: Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 60.50%; east-west, A: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 58.08%; B: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 56.17%; C: Barbara Multerer and Art Schumacher, 51.67%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: Joe Rooney and Ken Meier, 59.50%; C: Judy Kaprove and Ruth Kozower, 49.97%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Jerry Geiger, 64.93%; B/C: Bill Regan and Bill Boardman, 54.54%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Brian Block and Paula Salamone, 67.19%; Bob Andersen and Vince Pesce, 64.06%; B: Walt Olszewski and Martin Pieterse, 61.46%; C: Jan and Carl Hasselback, 50%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Howell. A: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 67.50%; Alan Greer and partner, 63.13%; B: Liz Clark and John Ziemer, 60%; C: June Feuerstein and Bob Kaprove, 51.88%; Ruth Wurster and Paula Salamone, 50%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday afternoon – ACBL-wide International Fund Game. North-south, A: Harry Cheung and Vince Pesce, 58.46%; B: Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 51.67%; C: Sandra Englund and June Feuerstein, 45.67%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Mike Silverman, 64.83%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 53.21%; C: Don Grant and Linda Wynes, 49.71%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Club Appreciation Game. Howell. A: Jim Mathis and Ken Meier, 63.19%; B: Janet Frisch and Chuck Schorr, 52.78%; Bill Boardman and Dale Anderson, 52.08%; C: Martin Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 50%; Alex Miller and Paula Salamone, 47.92%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Club Appreciation Game. Howell. A: J. Bailey Leftwich and Cleveland Fleming, 54%; Jerry Geiger and Martin Pieterse, 52%; B: (tie) Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, Dale Anderson and partner, 50%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning – Club Appreciation Swiss Teams. A: Nancy Wolstoncroft, Howard Foster, Mike Ryan, Mike Silverman, 49 VPs; B: Ron Henrikson, June Feuerstein, Carolyn Siracuse, Alan Greer, 47 VPs.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Club Appreciation Swiss Teams. A: Nancy Wolstoncroft, Howard Foster, Mike Ryan, Mike Silverman, 49 VPs; B: Shakeel Ahmad, Manju Ceylony, Judi Marshall, John Ziemer, 46 VPs.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99ers. North-south, A: Kathy Pollock and Joyce Meskill, 60.83%; B: Marcia Frankel and Judy Katz, 53.33%; C: Elizabeth Defeo and Phyllis Stasiowski, 50%; east-west, A: James McClure and Joan Nigrelli, 68.33%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 65%; B: Terrence Camp and Patricia Haynes, 46.67%; C: Carol Roth and Janice Johnson, 45.83%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Paula Rosen and James McClure, 59.74%; B/C: Francine and Louis Pfohl,  56.46%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 55.95%; east-west, A/B: Sandra Morrison and Heather Roberts, 61.61%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 57.52%; Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 56.08%; Nancy Torrell and Marilyn Sultz, 54.51%; C: Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 50.98%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Jay Levy and Jay Costello, 62.82%; B: Liz Clark and Elaine Universal, 60.90%; (tie) Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, Jim Gullo and Judy Graf, 54.81%; C: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Tova Reinhorn, 54.49%; Donna Steffan and Judy Padgug, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 58%; Dian Petrov and Meg Klamp, 54%; B: Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 53%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 59.31%; Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 58.86%; James McClure and Usha Khurana, 57.24%; Ted Kahn and Bob Olin, 56.44%; C: Mickey Martin and Christine Grant, 53.27%; east-west, A: Jo Nasoff-Finton and Sharon Chang, 66.27%; Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 62.72%; B: Laurie Foster and Violet Makhija, 58.30%; Gloria and Jim Brown, 54.43%; C: Jeffrey Oshlag and Marilyn Wortzman, 53.09%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: (tie) Bob Olin and Madhav Deshmukh, Sharon Benz and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 57.53%; C: Ten-Pao Lee and Peter Shui, 52.88%; east-west, A/B: Thomas Koralewski and David Colligan, 61.06%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 58.81%; Teresa Fraas and Elaine Universal, 57.69%; C: Gaurang Sheth and Gary Schmitt, 57.21%; Dian Petrov and Kamil Bishara, 54.49%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Meg Klamp and Judy Graf, 64.58%; B: Davis Heussler and Gene Finton, 62.96%; Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 62.27%; C: Pat Lakeman and Judith Bailey, 48.26; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 59.49%; B: Harry Cheung and Susan Bergman, 57.09%; Jim Gullo and Fred Yellen, 56.22%; Dian Petrov and Jay Levy, 54.89%; C: Jeanne Gladysz and Linda Burroughsford, 53.36%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – 10th Anniversary Game. Section A: North-south, A: Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 61.44%; Chongmin Zhang and Joanne Kelley, 54.25%; B: Helen Panza and Anne Watkins, 53.59%; C: Joe Miranda and Usha Khurana, 51.96%; east-west, A: Jay Levy and Bud Seidenberg, 65.69%; Davis Heussler and Mike Ryan, 61.66%; B: Gaurang Sheth and Gary Schmitt, 58.82%; C: Carol Roth and Nancy Torrell, 50.22%;
Section B: North-south, A: Claire Gareleck and Jim Gullo, 58.28%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 56.86%; B: Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 56.21%; C: Gene and Ruth Nawotniak, 49.46%; east-west, A: Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 65.47%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 60.68%; Cathy Majewski and Pat Rasmus, 56.64%; Larry and Dorothy Soong, 55.34%; Stan Kozlowski and Kathy Pollock, 54.68%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 64.29%; Judy Ford and Dorothy Rey, 54.17%; Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 52.38%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 56.35%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Carol Bedell, 50.26%; Ted Kahn and Betty Metz, 48.41%; east-west, Jay Levy and Dian Petrov, 67.86%; Gene Finton and Ken Meier, 61.90%; Tova Reinhorn and Dorothy Soong, 46.13%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. Judie Bailey and Bob Lederhouse, 61%; Jim and Paula Jones, 58%; Jim Madan and Mark Pascale, 56%; Jean Rosenthal and Jim Jacobi, 52%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Dave and Jane Larcom, 64%; Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, 63%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 58%; Pat Lanighan and Marge Schomers, 52%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Alice Bragg and Diana Brown, 59.08%; Jewel Marshall and Doanne Jackson, 54.58%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 62%; George Mayers and Peg Gorham, 56%; east-west, Jill and Bruce Brown, 57%; John and Jini Rubinstein, 55%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 59%; Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 55%; east-west, Marv Feuerstein and Jeff Peters, 66%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 61%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 58.1%; Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 56.3%; east-west, Ruth Williams and Sandy Recoon, 58.7%; Joe Fiore and Bernie Myers, 56.5%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Marge and Bob McMillen, 63%; Judy Thielman and Kathy Borcik, 52%; east-west, Jan Roalsvig and Bill Adolf, 64%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Phyllis and Al Vogt, 56%; (tie) Mike Brown and Ron Fill, Mike and Pat Weber, 55.6%; east-west, Eileen Bisantz and Nancy Hoffman, 70.7%; Carmella Losi and Paul Morgante, 55.6%.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 18



The Buffalo Regional Tournament begins Tuesday Oct. 21 in the Events Center at the Erie County Fairgrounds, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg, with a variety of pairs and team games at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. daily through next Saturday, Oct. 25, concluding with Swiss teams at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. For info, click this link.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo holds a 10th anniversary party and triple-point game at noon today, Saturday, Oct. 18.
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The Airport Bridge Club offers a triple-point pairs game at noon today, Saturday, Oct. 18, following the lesson at 10:45 a.m. and a Swiss team game at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, with gold points and free sandwiches. The club will be open during the Regional through next Saturday, Oct. 25.
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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 email 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 email list, call 836-7016.
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Western New York Unit 116 has updated its schedule of unit-sponsored games for 2014. It includes:
Club-hosted unit game – Friday, Oct. 31, 10:30 a.m. Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Club-hosted unit game – Saturday, Nov. 8, noon.  Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Eight Is Enough team game – Sunday, Nov. 9. Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, lunch at noon, meeting at 1 p.m., game to follow. Ticket deadline Nov. 28. Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
Finger Lakes Sectional – Seneca County Office Building, Senior Center, DiPronio Drive, Waterloo. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, Dec. 8, to Sunday, Dec. 14. 
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, to Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, 2015, and Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, 2015, to Sunday, May 17, 2015.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, to Monday, May 25, 2015.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, 2015, and Sunday, June 14, 2015.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, 2015, and Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, 2015, and Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, and Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 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 2011, Dale Anderson attained a career total of 1,750 master points just before Labor Day. 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 Oct. 6 to Oct. 12
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Club Appreciation Game. One Winner. A: Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 64.69%; Judi Marshall and John Ziemer, 61.67%; B: Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 57.69%; C: Michael Kozower and Bob Kaprove, 52.67%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Club Appreciation Game. North-south, A/B: Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 56.94%; C: Ruth Wurster and Christine Malarkey, 50.20%; east-west, A: Marian Morber and Shirley Cassety, 63.25%; B/C: Don and Christine Grant, 53.70%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Club Appreciation Game. Howell. A: John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 65.28%; Barbara Libby and Jim Mathis, 56.48%; B: (tie) Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 55.09%; C: Ron Henrikson and Paula Salamone, 53.24%; Ruth Wurster and Barbara Sadkin, 50.93%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Club Appreciation Game. North-south, A: Eva Schmidt and Nancy Kessler, 61.61%; B: Walt Olszewski and Linda Vassallo, 55.65%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 44.64%; east-west, A: Mike Kisiel and Vince Pesce, 63.99%; B/C: Ed Drozen and Bill Boardman, 63.10%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Club Appreciation Game. Howell. A: Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 71.76%; B: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 53.24%; C: Alex Miller and Bill Regan, 51.39%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Club Appreciation Game. Howell. A: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 66.20%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 56.48%; Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 56.02%; C: J. Bailey Leftwich and Cleveland Fleming, 48.61%; Ross Markello and Shirley Cassety, 48.15%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Club Appreciation Game. Howell. A: Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 67%; Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Barbara Libby, 64%; B: Eva Schmidt and Gaurang Sheth, 54%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – North/south, A/B: Natalie Abramson and Richard McGowan, 62.12%; Jo Nasoff-Finton and Kathy Stamm, 57.77%; Chip Kean and Elizabeth Young, 56.63%; Gene Nawotniak and Joyce Greenspan, 54.73%; C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 52.08%; east/west, A/B: Nancy Torrell and Carol Roth, 64.20%; Susan Levy and Elizabeth Beishline, 62.50%; Lou Di Lorenzo and Celine Murray, 59.47%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 59.09%; C: Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 47.16%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Jay Levy and Donna Steffan, 66.67%; Chris Urbanek and Meg Klamp, 59.49%; B/C: Jeanne Gladysz and Berta Brown, 51.85%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 57.18%; Pat Rasmus and Dan Gerstman, 56.71%; B/C: Helen Panza and Ed Drozen, 55.79%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: (tie) Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, Chris Urbanek and Joan Rose, 63%; B: Saleh Fetouh and William Rushmore, 54%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – North-south, A: Pat Kilbury and Usha Khurana, 55.65%; B/C: Gene Nawotniak and Marilyn Wortzman, 55.06%; Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 54.46%; east-west, A: Lou Di Lorenzo and Joe Miranda, 62.20%; B: Judy Zeckhauser and James McClure, 53.57%; C: Anne Astmann and Elizabeth Hemenway, 49.11%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 62.12%; B/C: Jo Nasoff-Finton and Beena Deshmukh, 60.23%; Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 59.47%; Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 57.58%; Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, 57.20%; east-west, A/B: Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 58.14%; Teresa Fraas and Elaine Universal, 57.20%; C: John and Martha Welte, 57.01%; Art Morth and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 55.49%; Chris Urbanek and Guy Puccio, 55.30%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 62.73%; Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 56.48%; C: Paula Rosen and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 55.56%; east-west, A/B: Harry Cheung and Kathy Pollock, 59.95%; Chris Urbanek and Stan Kozlowski, 59.26%; C: Walt Olszewski and Gary Schmitt, 56.25%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Meg Klamp and Judy Graf, 56%; B/C: Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 54%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 67.71%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 58.85%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 55.73%; Rob Hessel and Helene Connelly, 53.65%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 50.93%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 57.38%; Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 56.71%; Ted Kahn and Betty Metz, 45.83%; east-west, Nadine Stein and Cynthia Helfman, 56.49%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Sue Neubecker, 54.25%; Linda Burroughsford and David Donaldson, 53.15%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Edna Fill and Nancy Acara, 56.7%; Sandy Marcussen and Anne O’Connor, 55.8%; east-west, Janet Frisch and Frank Schlehr, 60.4%; Alicia Kolipinski and Al Dickman, 55%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening (Sept. 30) – A: Paul Capen and Jean Rosenthal, 57%; B: Barbara and John Scott, 56%; C: Elve Johnston and Miriam Regnet, 55%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon (Oct. 4) – Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 59%; (tie)  Bob Lederhouse and Connie Swick, Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 56%; Jim and Paula Jones, 51%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening (Oct. 7) – Joyce Kindt and Carolyn Siracuse,  57%; Jean Rosenthal and Marge Schomers, 56.3%; Barbara and John Scott, 55.9%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon (Oct. 11) – Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, 57%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 55.21%; Paula and Jim Jones, 55.09%; Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 53%.
Other clubs
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Joe Day and Lori Repicci, 60%; Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 57%; east-west, Jim Tao and Joanne Zavarella, 65%; Toni Gartner and Carol Neuhaus, 60%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 60%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 57%; east-west, Dave Stroud and Jim Tao, 63%; Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 58%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Ruth Jones and Libby Neuner, 69.4%; Priscilla Bretschger and Sally Steele, 56.9%; east-west, Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 61.9%; Dick Munschauer and Jeanette Reid, 60.6%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Elaine Wegrzyn and Dona Tepas, 79%; east-west, Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, 56%.
College Club Duplicate – Howell. Bonnie Botsford and Neola McGuire, 63.19%; Carla Bernhardt, Carolann Besch, 58.33%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 58%; Edna Fill and Carmella Losi, 54.2%; east-west, Paul Morgante and Esther Ferris, 69.2%; Al and Phyllis Vogt, 58.8%.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 11


Bridge Club Meridian will have a triple-point game at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct 13.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo will host a unit-rated game at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, and hold a 10th anniversary party and triple-point game at noon next Saturday, Oct 18.
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The Airport Bridge Club will offer extra points at all of its games during the coming week except Tuesday and Wednesday. Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 13, will see games at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. with a chicken barbecue at 1. On Thursday, Oct. 16, a game at 10 a.m. will be followed by a snack and the ACBL Instant Matchpoint game with gold points at 1 p.m.
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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 email 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 email list, call 836-7016.
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Western New York Unit 116 has updated its schedule of unit-sponsored games for 2014. It includes:
Club-hosted unit game – Friday, Oct. 31, 10:30 a.m. Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Club-hosted unit game – Saturday, Nov. 8, noon.  Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Eight Is Enough team game – Sunday, Nov. 9. Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, lunch at noon, meeting at 1 p.m., game to follow. Ticket deadline Nov. 28. Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Today, Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 12. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Regional – Events Center at the Erie County Fairgrounds, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg. Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 26. For info, click this link.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Seneca County Office Building, Senior Center, DiPronio Drive, Waterloo. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, Dec. 8, to Sunday, Dec. 14. 
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, to Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, 2015, and Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, 2015, to Sunday, May 17, 2015.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, to Monday, May 25, 2015.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, 2015, and Sunday, June 14, 2015.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, 2015, and Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, 2015, and Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, and Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 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 2011, Dale Anderson attained a career total of 1,750 master points just before Labor Day. 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 to Sept. 22 to Sept. 28
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Club Championship. One Winner. A: Judi Marshall and John Ziemer, 64.95%; Chuck Schorr and Mike Silverman, 59.68%; B: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 56.84%; John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 56.04%; C: Cynthia Helfman and Nadine Stein, 52.89%; Nelson Torre and Gerry Hooley, 49.41%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Club Championship. North-south, A: Ken and Gladys Hardcastle, 55.09%; B: Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 54.86%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 48.38%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Liz Clark, 63.66%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 57.64%; C: Ruth Wurster and Christine Malarkey, 53.47%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – One Winner. A: Bill Boardman and Mike Silverman, 61.25%; B: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 60.84%; C: Ron and Cynthia Helfman, 56.67%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Ruth Kozower and Ed Drozen, 60.60%; east-west, A: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 61.55%; B: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 60.34%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 56.60%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A/B: Bill Boardman and Joe Rooney, 67.36%; B: Bill Regan and Dale Anderson, 58.33%; C: Bob Kaprove and Martin Pieterse, 57.64%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Mary Terrana and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 58%; B: (3-way tie) Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, Bill Boardman and Paula Kotowski, Marietta Kalman and Dale Anderson, 52%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 63.83%; east-west, A/B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 70.45%; C: Howard Wilinsky and Ginger Maiman, 62.88%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – One winner. A/B: Susan Bergman and Fran Kurtz, 60.26%; Donna Steffan and Judy Graf, 58.65%; C: Rita Sofia and Dorothy May, 53.20%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – One winner. A: Saleh Fetouh and Chris Urbanek, 74%; B: Teresa Fraas and Cathy Majewski, 58%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Janet Dimet and Adrian Figliotti, 62.50%; B: Libbie Neuner and Violet Makhija, 53.41%; C: Gene and Ruth Nowatniak, 48.48%; east-west, A/B/C: Judith and Sharon Babat, 59.66%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Chongmin Zhang and Bert Feasley, 56.99%; Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 56.64%; C: Jan O’Mara and Edith Knaszak, 48.25%; east-west, A: (tie) Mark Pascale and Linda Burroughsford, Bill Rushmore and Art Morth, 55.49%; B: John Marvin and Walt Olszewski, 52.27%; C: John and Martha Welte, 51.90%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 65.38%; B: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 63.14%; C: Dede Kluckhohn and Adrian Figliotti, 57.05%; east-west, A/B: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 62.02%; Mike Ryan and Davis Heussler, 56.41%; C: Ten-Pao Lee and Larry Soong, 55.45%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – One winner. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargeshimer, 62.50%; Chris Urbanek and Meg Klamp, 56.94%; B/C: Jeanne Gladysz and Joyce Kindt, 55.56%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday afternoon – Swiss teams. A: Manju Ceylony, Shakeel Ahmad, Bert Hargeshimer and Christy Kellogg, 105 vps; B/C: Gene and Ruth Nowatniak, Gene Finton and Jo Nasoff Finton, 75 vps.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 58.85%; Joe Benenati and Chuck Cookson, 55.73%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 53.65%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 53.13%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford 52.08%. 
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, 59.72%; Claire Gareleck and Joyce Greenspan, 56.25%; Ted Kahn and Helen Panza, 47.92%; east-west, Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 58.80%; Art Morth and Sharon Wilcox, 55.79%; David Donaldson and Linda Burroughsford, 49.77%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Al Dickman and Art Morth, 61.7%; Carolyn Siracuse and Bill Rich, 56.3%; east-west, Chuck Heimerl and Frank Schlehr, 65.4%; Alicia Kolipinski and Jennifer Reynolds, 56.1%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Pearl and Vivian Harris, 58%; Diana Brown and Alice Bragg, 57.90%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bill and Jo Rich, 63%; Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 57%; east-west, B. J. McMath and Pat Truell, 56%; Mary Guozzo and  Marie Schneider, 52%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 64%; Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 55%; east-west, Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 65%; Toni Gartner and Carol Neuhaus, 61%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Jeanette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 59%; Ruth Killeen and Emily Wettlaufer , 57.6%; east-west, Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 57.5%; Esther Greene and Ruth Lansing, 56.7%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Dona Tepas and Stan Kozlowski, 63%; Judy Thielman and Kathy Borcik, 60%; Marge and Bob McMillen, 53%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Margaret Rivard and Joanne Zavarella, 68.1%; Mike Brown and Frank Belz, 56.7%; east-west, Bob Rivard and Idamae Klipfel, 65%; Lynda Pettit and Kay Brinkman, 58.9%.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 4

The Airport Bridge Club will offer extra point games beginning Monday, Oct. 6, and continuing through Columbus Day weekend. Columbus Day Oct. 13 will feature pairs games at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. with a chicken barbecue. The club has its regular pairs game at noon today, Saturday, Oct. 4, after the 10:45 a.m. lesson and will be closed Sunday, Oct. 5.
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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 email 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 email list, call 836-7016.
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Western New York Unit 116 has updated its schedule of unit-sponsored games for 2014. It includes:
Club-hosted unit game – Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:15 p.m. Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Club-hosted unit game – Friday, Oct. 31, 10:30 a.m. Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Club-hosted unit game – Saturday, Nov. 8, noon.  Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Eight Is Enough team game – Sunday, Nov. 9. Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 12. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Regional – Events Center at the Erie County Fairgrounds, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg. Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 26. For info, click this link.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Seneca County Office Building, Senior Center, DiPronio Drive, Waterloo. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, Dec. 8, to Sunday, Dec. 14. 
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, to Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, 2015, and Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, 2015, to Sunday, May 17, 2015.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, to Monday, May 25, 2015.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, 2015, and Sunday, June 14, 2015.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, 2015, and Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, 2015, and Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, and Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 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 2011, Dale Anderson attained a career total of 1,750 master points just before Labor Day. 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 to Sept. 22 to Sept. 28
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Cynthia Helfman and Nadine Stein, 61.61%; east-west, A/B: Bill Regan and Bill Boardman, 59.23%; C: Nelson Torre and Gerry Hooley, 48.51%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – North-south, A: Allen Beroza and Barbara Libby, 66.55%; Carolyn Siracuse and Ron Henrikson, 59.22%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 49.31%; east-west, A: Alan Greer and partner, 63.29%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 56.48%; C: Don and Christine Grant, 51.97%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 64.58%; (tie) Paula Salamone and Jim Mathis, Bob Andersen and Vince Pesce, 57.64%; C: Lois Tatelman and Dede Kluckhohn, 47.22%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B: Walt Olszewski and Linda Vassallo, 61.90%; C: Joe and Ann Williams, 47.62%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and John Ziemer, 63.69%; B/C: Nancy Kessler and Martin Pieterse, 51.19%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: Elsie Rogers and Phyllis Wilkinson, 48.51%; Jim Mathis and Ken Meier, 55.95%; B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 52.98%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Club Championship. Howell. A: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 61.70%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 58.54%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 53.33%; Mary Terrana and Bill Boardman, 49.20%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Jacqueline Hanley and Joanne Zavarella, 63.26%; Sandra Scheff and Beverly Isenberg, 57.77%; Chip Kean and Judy Zeckhauser, 55.30%; C: Terrence Camp and Patricia Haynes, 46.78%; east-west, A/B/C: Joel Brownstein and Sol Messinger, 59.66%; Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 57.95%; Elizabeth Young and Janie Polk, 57.58%; Marilyn Sultz and Nancy Torrell, 56.44%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Joanne Kelley and Berta Brown, 59.23%; Jay Levy and Mike Ryan, 58.04%; Claire Gareleck and Nadine Stein, 54.17%; C: Gene Nawotniak and Rao Perala, 46.73%; east-west, A: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 63.39%; B: David Millward and Jean Macdonald, 60.12%; Gene Finton and John Kirsits, 56.25%; C: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 53.57%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: Mike Ryan and Davis Heussler, 63.69%; Bert Hargesheimer and Alex Kowal, 59.52%; Bill Rushmore and Kathy Pollock, 57.74%; Eugene Harvey and Christy Kellogg, 54.76%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. Howell. A/B/C: Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 60%; Janet Dimet and Adrian Figliotti, 57.92%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 54.09%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Carolyn Siracuse and Chris Urbanek, 61.98%; B: Mark Pascale and Alex Khrakovsky, 60.16%; Linda Burroughsford and Bert Hargesheimer, 59.90%; Meg Klamp and Judy Graf, 57.29%; Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, 54.69%; C: Pat Lakeman and Mary Terrana, 43.29%; east-west, A: Mike Ryan and Davis Heussler, 65.74%; B: Penny Shui and Ten-Pao Lee, 62.27%; Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 57.64%; C: Gary Schmitt and John Lyth, 47.45%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 60.42%; Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 58.80%; B: Gladys and Ken Hardcastle, 57.64%; C: David Whitt and Carl McMurtry, 48.15%; east-west, A: Gary Schmitt and Kathy Pollock, 65.51%; Harry Cheung and Liz Clark, 54.40%; Jay Levy and Davis Heussler, 54.17%; B: Chuck Schorr and Susan Bergman, 51.85%; C: Marietta Kalman and Betty Metz, 49.07%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 58.88%; B: Anne Watkins and Helen Panza, 56.17%; C: Joyce Kindt and Fran Kurtz, 51.24%; east-west, A: Stan Kozlowski and Ten-Pao Lee, 60.32%; Gladys and Ken Hardcastle, 55.40%; Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 54.32%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 53.32%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – North-south, Ken Meier and Art Schumacher, 61.61%; Paul Zittel and Bob Lederhouse, 57.14%; Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 53.27%; east-west, Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 58.93%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 58.33%; Joe Benenati and Chuck Cookson, 53.27%. 
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Jim Baker and Dian Petrov, 70.57%; Dick Czarnecki and Bob Andersen, 54.17%; Carol Bedell and Marietta Kalman, 48.15%; east-west, Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 65.74%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Eleanor Whelan, 64.58%; Bob Padgug and Linda Burroughsford, 51.16%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – Howell. Janet Frisch and Frank Schlehr, 65.3%; Lance and Pam Pollock, 57%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, Jim and Paula Jones, 64%; Mark Pascale and Marge Schomers, 52%; Pat Lanighan and John Meindle, 51%; east-west, Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 62%; Madhav Deshmukh and Walt Olszewski, 59%; Barbara and John Scott, 53%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Jim and Paula Jones, 61%; Pat Lanighan and Marge Schomers, 59%; Roy Crocker and Kathy Fenn, 54%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 78.75%; Garnet Wallace and Cleveland Fleming, 63.31%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 63%; Marion Morber and Chuck Heimerl, 56%; east-west, Jim Tao and Joanne Zavarella, 61%; Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 60%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 63%; Cindy Darone and Elaine LaVigne, 48%; east-west, Carol Neuhaus and Toni Gartner, 62%; Dave Stroud and Jim Tao, 56%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Ruth Jones and Ruth Killeen, 57.6%;  Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 52.7%; east-west, Sandy Recoon and Ruth Williams, 71.7%; Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 58.9%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Dona Tepas and Stan Kozlowski, 60%; Sudha and Sukhanand Jain, 54%; east-west, Elsie Rogers and Bill Westley, 57%.