Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Duplicate Bridge: May 7

An American Bridge Association tournament concludes today, Saturday, May 7, at the Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga, with a team game at 10 a.m. All players are welcome. Hospitality includes sub sandwiches during the team game today.
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The Airport Bridge Club will award extra points at all of its pairs games next week, at 11 a.m. Monday, May 9, to Friday, May 13, and 12:30 p.m. next Saturday, May 14. 
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Bridge Club Meridian will offer an extra-point game at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 9. 
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly sponsors special games. Currently they include:
Club-run unit games – Sunday, May 15, to Saturday, May 21, at participating clubs.
Strawberry Social – Saturday, June 11, 12:30 p.m., Lockport Duplicate, 33 Ontario St., Lockport.
Summer Picnic – Sunday, July 24. Two sessions. Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg.
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Tournament calendar
Unit 112 Charity Sectional – Broome West Senior Center, 2801 Wayne St., Ithaca. Next Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Embassy Suites, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 24, to Monday, May 30. For info, click this link.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, to Sunday, June 19.
Buffalo “Future Stars” Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17. For info, click this link.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Moose Club, 5375 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta. Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17. For info, click this link.
Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 411 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 1, to Sunday, Aug. 7. For info, click this link.
Pittsburgh Labor Day Regional – Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh Airport, 1111 Airport Blvd., Pittsburgh, Pa. Tuesday, Aug. 30, to Sunday, Sept. 5. For info, click this link.
Lake Erie Sectional – The Bridge Center, 1221 Grant Ave., Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 10, and Sunday, Sept. 11.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Sept. 16, to Sunday, Sept. 18.
Buffalo Regional – Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St. Tuesday, Oct. 18, to Sunday, Oct. 23. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, to Sunday, Dec. 11.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
St. Catharines Sectional – Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, April 11, 2017, to Sunday, April 16, 2017.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Friday, April 21, 2017, to Sunday, April 23, 2017.
Upstate New York Regional – Rochester. Monday, May 1, 2017, to Sunday, May 7, 2017.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to Monday, May 29, 2017.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 12, 2017, to Sunday, June 18, 2017.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, to Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, to Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, to Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.
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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 ordahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson reached a milestone – a career total of 2,000 master points – at the Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament last month. And now that the ACBL has created a new master point rank – Ruby Life Master, for those with more than 1,500 points – he’s in it. 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 April 25 to May 1
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning –
North-south, A/B/C: Bill Boardman and Joe Rooney, 61.67%; east-west, A: Judy Marshall and John Ziemer, 57.92; B/C: Nancy Kessler and Ross Markello, 53.75%; Tom Koralewski and Dale Anderson, 52.08%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Barbara Libby and Ed Drozen, 60.38%; Vince Pesce and Allen Beroza, 56.38%; B: Judy Kaprove and Nadine Stein, 53.62%; C: Jan Hasselback and Linda Zittel, 52.80%; east-west, A: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 61.14%; Mike Silverman and Art Matthies, 53.53%; B: Paula Kotowski and Bob Kaprove, 51.27%; C: Ron Henrikson and Joyce Greenspan, 44.68%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Bob Linn and Jerry Geiger, 58.93%; B: Florence Boyd and Paula Kotowski, 54.76%; C: (tie) Art Matthies and Martin Pieterse, Ruth Wurster and Barbara Sadkin, 51.19%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Allen Beroza and Jerry Geiger, 58.83%; B: Judy and Bob Kaprove, 55.40%; C: Fenton Harrison and Florence Boyd, 48.76%; east-west, A/B: Barbara Sadkin and June Feuerstein, 61.73%; C: Sandi England and Marietta Kalman, 59.92%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Eleanor Whelan, 67.66%; B/C: Nadine Stein and Judy Kaprove, 53.63%; east-west, A/B: John and Martha Welte, 60.76%; C: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 50.05%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Howell. A: Allen Beroza and Sandi England, 64.35%; B: Myra Razik and Tom Koralewski, 57.87%; C: Cleveland Fleming and Alice Bragg, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Howell. A: Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 63.54%; Saleh Fetouh and Bill Rushmore, 55.21%; B: Martha and John Welte, 53.13%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Gene Nawotniak and Jim McClure, 56.85%; B/C: Mary Blanchard and Marilyn Wortzman, 55.06%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 54.76%; east-west, A: Amita Arora and Rajat Basu, 67.26%; B: Joel Brownstein and Sol Messinger, 55.65%; C: Carol Roth and Rose Ann Grimaldi, 45.24%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 63.10%; Saleh Fetouh and Christy Kellogg, 58.04%; Donna Steffan and Joan Rose, 54.17%; B/C: Ed Drozen and Andrei Reinhorn, 52.08%; east-west, A/B: Carol Bedell and Tova Reinhorn, 59.23%; Sharon Chang and Rajat Basu, 54.76%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Agi Maisel and Carla Press, 62.57%; Vince Taeger and Ted Kahn, 55.03%; Marilyn Schwebel and Stan Dickson, 54.39%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 52.03%; east-west, A/B: Marjorie Plumb and Natalie Abramson, 58.54%; Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 57.85%; Guy Puccio and Pat Rogers, 55.02%; Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 54.32%; C: Sandra Morrison and Judy Reich, 53.13%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 65.18%; Linda Burroughsford and Bert Hargesheimer, 57.74%; C: Gene Nawotniak and Chip Kean, 44.64%; east-west, A/B: Davis Heussler and Tom Koralewski, 63.39%; C: Henry Chudy and Peter Patterson, 55.95%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Chris Urbanek and Joan Rose, 69.35%; Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 63.10%; B: Helen Panza and Jeanne Gladysz, 50.30%; C: Amita Arora and Gene Nawotniak, 42.56%; east-west, A: Stan Kozlowski and Davis Heussler, 61.01%; B: Vic Bergsten and John Ziemer, 58.04%; C: Ginny Panaro and John Lyth, 47.02%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 57.64%; B/C: Biao and Ethan Xie, 56.94%; Claire Gareleck and Gay Simpson, 54.17%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Liz Clark and Joe Rooney, 68.75%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 55.73%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 54.69%; Joyce Kindt and Carolyn Siracuse, 51.56%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A/B: Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 58.33%; Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 57.14%; C: Dick Czarnecki and Dave Larcom, 50%; east-west, A/B: Sharon Wilcox and Joyce Greenspan, 64.88%; Donna Steffan and Judy Graf, 56.55%; C: Amita Arora and Sharon Chang, 53.27%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Mike and Vince Taeger, 56.2%; Jane and Anne O’Connor, 54.9%; east-west, Alicia Kolipinski and Al Dickman, 61.3%; Jan O’Mara and Bill Rich, 57.4%. 
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 57.18%; James and Paula Jones, 57.06%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 56.91%; Jim Lanza and Marilyn White, 55.86%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. (Tie) Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, Vivian and Pearl Harris, 68%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 60%; Bill and Jo Rich, 55%; east-west, (tie) B. J. McMath and Pat Truell, Terry and Bram Hamovitch, 60%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 60%; (tie) Bruce and Jill Brown, Chuck Heimerl and Joe Huber, 52%; east-west, Carol Neuhaus and Paul Ziebarth, 62%; Marvin Feuerstein and Carl Gebauer, 59%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 68.8%; Fred Nadel and Eleanor Murray, 61.8%; east-west, Esther Greene and Ruth Lansing, 58.3%; Charles Banta and Emily Wettlaufer, 52.8%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, 79%; Dona Tepas and Marge McMillen, 59%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Howell. Carmella Losi and Edna Fill, 66.7%; Margaret Rivard and Lillian Reynolds, 60.4%; Kay Brinkman and Lou Lombardi, 51.6%. 

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Duplicate Bridge: April 30

An American Bridge Association tournament is part of the schedule at the Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga, next weekend, with pairs games at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, May 5; 11 a.m., 3:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, May 6; and a team game at 10 a.m. next Saturday, May 7. Times are approximate. All players are welcome. Hospitality includes lasagna at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, chicken at 2:30 p.m. Friday and sub sandwiches during the team game Saturday.
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The Airport Bridge Club also is offering extra points at pairs games this Saturday, April 30, and Monday, May 2, to Wednesday, May 4. The Bridge Center of Buffalo is awarding extra points at all games Monday to next Saturday.
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Congratulations to Ron Henrikson and Martin Pieterse, leading Buffalo area master point winners at the Rochester Spring Sectional Tournament last weekend. They finished second in the two-section pairs game last Saturday and collected 7.48 points. Congratulations also to two couples from Niagara County, James and Paula Jones and John and Barbara Scott, who came in second in the Swiss team competition last Sunday, winning 7.22 points.
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly sponsors special games. Currently they include:
Club-run unit games – Sunday, May 15, to Saturday, May 21, at participating clubs.
Strawberry Social – Saturday, June 11, 12:30 p.m., Lockport Duplicate, 33 Ontario St., Lockport.
Summer Picnic – Sunday, July 24. Two sessions. Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg.
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Tournament calendar
Unit 112 Charity Sectional – Broome West Senior Center, 2801 Wayne St., Ithaca. Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Embassy Suites, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 24, to Monday, May 30. For info, click this link.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, to Sunday, June 19.
Buffalo “Future Stars” Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17. For info, click this link.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Moose Club, 5375 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta. Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17. For info, click this link.
Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 411 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 1, to Sunday, Aug. 7. For info, click this link.
Pittsburgh Labor Day Regional – Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh Airport, 1111 Airport Blvd., Pittsburgh, Pa. Tuesday, Aug. 30, to Sunday, Sept. 5. For info, click this link.
Lake Erie Sectional – The Bridge Center, 1221 Grant Ave., Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 10, and Sunday, Sept. 11.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Sept. 16, to Sunday, Sept. 18.
Buffalo Regional – Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St. Tuesday, Oct. 18, to Sunday, Oct. 23. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, to Sunday, Dec. 11.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
St. Catharines Sectional – Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, April 11, 2017, to Sunday, April 16, 2017.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Friday, April 21, 2017, to Sunday, April 23, 2017.
Upstate New York Regional – Rochester. Monday, May 1, 2017, to Sunday, May 7, 2017.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to Monday, May 29, 2017.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 12, 2017, to Sunday, June 18, 2017.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, to Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, to Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, to Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.
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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 ordahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson reached a milestone – a career total of 2,000 master points – at the Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament earlier this month. And now that the ACBL has created a new master point rank – Ruby Life Master, for those with more than 1,500 points – he’s in it. 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 April 18 to April 24
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning –
One winner. A: Martin Pieterse and Art Matthies, 64.59%; B: Bill Boardman and Joe Rooney, 60.41%; Nancy Kessler and Ross Markello, 57.92%; Judy Kaprove and Nadine Stein, 57.78%; C: Florence Boyd and Ruth Wurster, 56.67%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: Nancy Kessler and John Kirsits, 55.53%; C: Pat Lakeman and Mary Terrana, 53.91%; east-west, A: Florence Boyd and Tom Koralewski, 59.17%; B: Ken Meier and Gay Simpson, 56.51%; Alicia Kolipinski and Dorothy May, 55.47%; C: Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 54.66%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Tom Koralewski and Jerry Geiger, 63.69%; B: Chuck Schorr and Vince Pesce, 60.71%; Jerry Bierman and Mike Silverman, 52.98%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Mary Terrana, 47.02%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Mike Ryan and Jerry Geiger, 55.77%; Alan Greer and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 54.76%; B: Mike Silverman and Jerry Bierman, 52.42%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 50.60%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Liz Clark, 57.74%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 56.85%; C: (tie) Sharon Chang and Ron Henrikson, Ruth Wurster and Marilyn Sultz, 52.98%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: John and Martha Welte, 59.61%; B: Janet Frisch and Dale Anderson, 58.92%; C: Linda Vassallo and Wilson McClaren, 55.46%; Tom Koralewski and Sandi England, 53.59%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – North-south, A: Alan Greer and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 63.94%; Jerry Geiger and Liz Clark, 63.68%; B: Cleveland Fleming and Ted Kahn, 43.75%; C: Doanne Jackson and Pam Murphy, 41.56%; east-west, A: Ross Markello and Shirley Cassety, 59.23%; Chuck Schorr and Barbara Libby, 58.75%; B: John and Martha Welte, 58.13%; C: Myra Razik and Sandi England, 53%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Howell. (Tie) Martha Welte and John Welte, Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 56%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Jim McClure and Judy Zeckhauser, 58.52%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 56.25%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 54.73%; C: William Noltee and Ed Morgan, 53.60%; east-west, A: Kathy Stamm and Celine Murray, 57.58%; B: Joel Brownstein and Sol Messinger, 57.01%; C: Lynn Witmer and Jewel Marshall, 55.68%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Gay Simpson, 68.52%; Davis Heussler and Bud Seidenberg, 66.67%; B: Joanne Kelley and Berta Brown, 51.48%; C: Pat Lakeman and Elaine Moon, 49.26%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Violet Makhija and Laurie Foster, 62.97%; Agi Maisel and Carla Press, 59.18%; Joe Miranda and Usha Khurana, 56.89%; Vince Taeger and Ted Kahn, 54.35%; C: John Bava and Burt Freiman, 47.83%; east-west, A/B: David Whitt and Sharon Wilcox, 61.95%; Larry and Dorothy Soong, 56.85%; Kathy Stamm and Celine Murray, 56.67%; C: Carol Roth and Rose Ann Grimaldi, 53.83%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – Howell. A: David Hemmer and Saleh Fetouh, 60.42%; B: Gary Schmitt and Penny Shui, 55.56%; Bill Rushmore and Art Morth, 55.21%; C: Gene Nawotniak and Chip Kean, 52.08%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. Betty Metz and Marietta Kalman, 56.94%; Dick Czarnecki and Anne Watkins, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Sharon Benz and Chris Urbanek, 61.48%; B: Fran Kurtz and Pat Burns, 56.67%; (tie) Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, Ten-Pao Lee and Joyce Kindt, 56.30%; C: Alex Kowal and Linda Burroughsford, 50.37%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 63.1%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 58.33%; Rob Hessel and Dave Larcom, 52.38%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Bud Seidenberg and John Lyth, 60.83%; B: Clare Gareleck and Gay Simpson, 49.17%; C: Dorothy May and Ken Meier, 47.92%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 57.50%; B: Amita Arora and Rajat Basu, 57.08%; C: Joyce Frayer and Mary Ball, 52.50%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Ed Harman and Jeff Bender, 70.7%; Al Dickman and Chuck Heimerl, 58.6%; east-west, Sandy Marcussen and Anne O’Connor, 57.1%; (tie) Henry Chudy and Vince Taeger, Alicia Kolipinski and Ron Henrikson, 53.6%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – James and Paula Jones, 63.68%; Jeff Bender and Gabe Tannenbaum, 60.30%; Joyce Kindt and Bob Lederhouse, 54.05%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 53.36%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 57.30%; James and Paula Jones, 55.21%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 55.09%; Madhav and Beena Deshmukh, 51.56%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 62.50%; Pamela Murphy and Doanne Jackson, 58.33%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Sam Grossman, 65%; George Mayer and Peg Gorham, 57%; east-west, Lori Repicci and Joe Day, 66%; Terry and Bram Hamovitch, 63%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 57%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 51%; east-west, Carol Neuhaus and Paul Ziebarth, 65%; Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 57%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Dick Munschauer and Harris Goldstein, 66.7%; Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 56%; east-west, Bill Hambridge and Sandy Recoon, 61.5%; Charles Banta and Betty Bowling, 56.3%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, 69%; Ellen Lochead and Bill Rogers, 55%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Mike Brown and Ron Fill, 69.5%; Christel and Frank Bernard, 66.7%; Idamae Klipfel and Bob Rivard, 55.6%. 

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Duplicate Bridge: April 23

The Airport Bridge Club will award extra points at its pairs game at 12:30 p.m. this Saturday and at 11 a.m. Monday to Friday.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo concludes a week of charity games with extra points at noon this Saturday.
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Bridge Club Meridian will have an extra-point game at 10:30 a.m. Monday.
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Congratulations  to Saleh Fetouh and Dian Petrov, the leading Buffalo area master point winners at last week’s huge regional tournament in Gatlinburg, Tenn. They each won 44.44 points. The team of John Ziemer, Jerry Geiger, Mike Ryan and Tom Koralewski won 25.48 points.
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly sponsors special games. Currently they include:
Club-run unit games – Sunday, May 15, to Saturday, May 21, at participating clubs.
Strawberry Social – Saturday, June 11, 12:30 p.m., Lockport Duplicate, 33 Ontario St., Lockport.
Summer Picnic – Sunday, July 24. Two sessions. Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg.
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Tournament calendar
Rochester Spring Sectional – Italian American Sports Club, 1250 Buffalo Road, Gates. Today, Saturday, April 23, and Sunday, April 24. For info, click this link.
Unit 112 Charity Sectional – Broome West Senior Center, 2801 Wayne St., Ithaca. Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Embassy Suites, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 24, to Monday, May 30. For info, click this link.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, to Sunday, June 19.
Buffalo “Future Stars” Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17. For info, click this link.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Moose Club, 5375 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta. Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17. For info, click this link.
Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 411 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 1, to Sunday, Aug. 7. For info, click this link.
Pittsburgh Labor Day Regional – Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh Airport, 1111 Airport Blvd., Pittsburgh, Pa. Tuesday, Aug. 30, to Sunday, Sept. 5. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Sept. 16, to Sunday, Sept. 18.
Buffalo Regional – Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St. Tuesday, Oct. 18, to Sunday, Oct. 23.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, to Sunday, Dec. 11.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
St. Catharines Sectional – Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, April 11, 2017, to Sunday, April 16, 2017.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Friday, April 21, 2017, to Sunday, April 23, 2017.
Upstate New York Regional – Rochester. Monday, May 1, 2017, to Sunday, May 7, 2017.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to Monday, May 29, 2017.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 12, 2017, to Sunday, June 18, 2017.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, to Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, to Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, to Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.
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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 ordahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
* * *
A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson reached a milestone – a career total of 2,000 master points – at the Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament. And now that the ACBL has created a new master point rank – Ruby Life Master, for those with more than 1,500 points – he’s in it. 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 April 11 to April 17
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning –
One winner. Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 64.58%; Usha Khurana and Dale Anderson, 60.42%; Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 54.86%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – One winner. A: Linda Vassallo and Wilson McClaren, 59.63%; B: Nancy Kessler and John Kirsits, 57.08%; C: Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 56.67%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Barbara Libby and Judi Marshall, 63.69%; B: Joyce Greenspan and Chuck Schorr, 60.71%; C: Judy Kaprove and Marietta Kalman, 50.60%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B: Ed Drozen and Ruthie Kozower, 54.75%; Martha and John Welte, 54.67%; east-west, A: Ross Markello and Nancy Kessler, 59.17%; B: June Feuerstein and Paula Kotowski, 52.92%; C: Bob Kaprove and Allen Beroza, 47%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. Sharon Chang and Ron Henrikson, 63%; Judi Marshall and Eleanor Whelan, 60%; Ken Meier and Sandi England, 59%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Howell. A: Martha and John Welte, 63.43%; Alan Greer and Eleanor Whelan, 57.41%; Gladys and Ken Hardcastle, 56.14%; B: Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 55.93%; C: Myra Razik and Dorothy May, 51.85%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Howell. A: Gay Simpson and Bert Hargesheimer, 62%; Christy Kellogg and Jim Gullo, 60%; B: John and Martha Welte, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: David Whitt and Sharon Wilcox, 61.01%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 56.55%; C: Marcie Frankel and Judy Katz, 52.08%; east-west, A/B: Amita Arora and Rajat Basu, 59.52%; C: Terry Camp and Pat Haynes, 55.65%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. Gary Schmitt and John Lyth, 67.63%; Helen Panza and Ed Drozen, 55.77%; Mary Ball and Art Morth, 55.45%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 59.82%; B: Violet Makhija and Laurie Foster, 58.04%; Terry Camp and Pat Haynes, 54.76%; C: Phyllis Stasiowski and Joan Nigrelli, 48.21%; A/B: (tie) Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, Amita Arora and Sharon Chang, 57.74%; C: Helen Reilly and Peggy Mergenhagen, 56.25%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – Howell. Cathy Majewski and Peter Patterson, 60.37%; C: Edith Knaszak and Jan O’Mara, 57.78%; Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 55.56%; Chris Urbanek and Henry Chudy, 54.81%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. A/B: Liz Clark and Joan Rose, 60.42%; Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, 60%; C: Gary Schmitt and John Lyth, 59.17%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Andrei Reinhorn, 57.50%; Betty Metz and Tova Reinhorn, 55.42%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 68.06%; B/C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 56.94%; Sharon Benz and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 56.25%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 70.13%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 54.17%, Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 53.13%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Stan Kozlowski and Judy Padgug, 67.85%; B: John Lyth and Anne Watkins, 55.56%; C: Rita Sofia and Carolyn Siracuse, 53.37%. east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Chris Urbanek, 55.21%; B: Eleanor Whelan and Sue Neubecker, 52.43%; C: Sharon and Jacqueline Chang, 49.31%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Ed Harman and Art Morth, 71.8%; Bill Rich and Gene Nawotniak, 51.9%; east-west, Ruth Wurster and Jeff Bender, 61.6%; Marilyn Wortzman and Bob Lederhouse, 55.3%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – James and Paula Jones, 59.90%; Mark Pascale and Jim Lonzo, 58.33%; Roy Crocker and Sushil Amlani, 55.21%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 53.13%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – A/B: Kathy Fenn and Elve Johnston, 59.58%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 59.54%; C: Madhav and Beena Deshmukh, 48.18%; Rita Haley and Mary Lenihan, 45%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Shirley Jackson and David Mathis, 75%; Alice Bragg and Neola McGuire, 62.50%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Jill and Bruce Brown, 64%; Marion Morber and Carol Neuhaus, 61%; east-west, Lala Maheshwan and Kokila G. Chheda, 56%; Alan & Phyllis Vogt, 55%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Edna and Ron Fill, 62%; Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 47%; east-west, Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 66%; Jeff Peters and Karen Synor, 52%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 57%; Pearl Brenner and Harris Goldstein, 55.6%; east-west, Bill Hambridge and Sandy Recoon, 58.7%; Priscilla Bretschger and Carmen Caruana, 54%. 
College Club Duplicate – Betty Loucks and Clare Schultz, 63.89%; Cleo Alexander and Peg Stock, 57.64%; Gloria Fenston and Linda Franchell, 56.94%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Howell. Margaret Rivard and Lou Lombardi, 65%; Mike Brown and Ron Fill, 59.1%; Carmella Losi and Julie Albert, 57.1%. 

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Duplicate Bridge: April 16

The Airport Bridge Club begins its Saturday pairs game at a new time, 12:30 p.m., starting this week. The club will award extra points at all of its games during the coming week. The Bridge Center of Buffalo also will offer extra points at all of its games Monday to next Saturday. 
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Congratulations to Jay Costello, leading master point winner at the Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament last weekend, with 20.16. Other point leaders included Saleh Fetouh, 17.17; Bud Seidenberg, 14.51; David Hemmer, 13.87; and Donna Steffan, 12.75. 
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly sponsors special games. Currently they include:
Club-run unit games – Sunday, May 15, to Saturday, May 21, at participating clubs.
Strawberry Social – Saturday, June 11, 12:30 p.m., Lockport Duplicate, 33 Ontario St., Lockport.
Summer Picnic – Sunday, July 24. Two sessions. Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg.
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Tournament calendar
Rochester Spring Sectional – Italian American Sports Club, 1250 Buffalo Road, Gates. Saturday, April 23, and Sunday, April 24. For info, click this link.
Unit 112 Charity Sectional – Broome West Senior Center, 2801 Wayne St., Ithaca. Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Embassy Suites, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 24, to Monday, May 30. For info, click this link.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, to Sunday, June 19.
Buffalo “Future Stars” Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17. For info, click this link.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Moose Club, 5375 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta. Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17. For info, click this link.
Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 411 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 1, to Sunday, Aug. 7. For info, click this link.
Pittsburgh Labor Day Regional – Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh Airport, 1111 Airport Blvd., Pittsburgh, Pa. Tuesday, Aug. 30, to Sunday, Sept. 5. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Sept. 16, to Sunday, Sept. 18.
Buffalo Regional – Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St. Tuesday, Oct. 18, to Sunday, Oct. 23.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, to Sunday, Dec. 11.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
St. Catharines Sectional – Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, April 11, 2017, to Sunday, April 16, 2017.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Friday, April 21, 2017, to Sunday, April 23, 2017.
Upstate New York Regional – Rochester. Monday, May 1, 2017, to Sunday, May 7, 2017.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to Monday, May 29, 2017.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 12, 2017, to Sunday, June 18, 2017.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, to Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, to Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, to Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.
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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 ordahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson reached a milestone – a career total of 2,000 master points – at last weekend’s Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament. And now that the ACBL has created a new master point rank – Ruby Life Master, for those with more than 1,500 points – he’s in it. 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 April 4 to April 10
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning –
One winner. A: Judi Marshall and Barbara Libby, 70.83%; B/C: Ron Henrikson and Judie Bailey, 59.72%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Eleanor Whelan, 60%; Barbara Sadkin and Dale Anderson, 56.25%; C: Pat Lakeman and Mary Terrana, 48.33%; east-west, A: Jerry Geiger and Judi Marshall, 59.17%; B: (tie) John Ziemer and Vince Pesce, Bill Boardman and Marilyn Sultz, 55.83%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Jerry Geiger and Bob Linn, 66.07%; B: Martin Pieterse and Bob Kaprove, 54.76%; C: Art Schumacher and Ron Henrikson, 51.19%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Linda Vassallo and Wilson McClaren, 60%; B: Eva Schmidt and Ron Henrikson, 53.75%; C: (tie) Fenton Harrison and Florence Boyd, Ruthie and Michael Kozower, 46.25%; east-west, A/B/C: Bill Boardman and Joe Rooney, 59.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Howell. John and Martha Welte, 59.52%; Saleh Fetouh and Chris Urbanek, 56.55%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 60.42%; B/C: Betsy and Richard Heuer, 56.55%; Terry Camp and Pat Haynes, 56.25%; Gene Nawotniak and Jim McClure, 54.76%; Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 54.46%; east-west, A/B: Amita Arora and Rajat Basu, 68.75%; C: Gail Pitterman and Marcia Wright, 61.01%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Saleh Fetouh and Bud Seidenberg, 68.98%; B/C: Fran Kurtz and Sue Bergman, 58.80%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Marilyn Wortzman and Ruth Nawotniak, 60.33%; Gene Nawotniak and Amita Arora, 58.01%; Joe Miranda and Usha Khurana, 56.51%; Joyce Greenspan and Bill Rich, 54.91%; east-west, A/B/C: Pat Haynes and Denise Slattery, 58.55%; Jim McClure and Rivona Ehrenreich, 55.11%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 54.42%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 56.25%; B/C: Peter Patterson and Gene Nawotniak, 52.68%; east-west, A/B: Ken Meier and Gaurang Sheth, 61.61%; Claire Gareleck and Chris Urbanek, 58.93%; C: Henry Chudy and Bob Sommerstein, 47.62%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – John Fiegl and Dave Larcom, 64.35%; Darcy Young and Michael Apa, 57.41%; Sandi England and Tom Koralewski, 52.31%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 51.85%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Chris Urbanek and Bud Seidenberg, 67.08%; B: Stan Kozlowski and Judy Padgug, 65.83%; C: Anne Watkins and Rita Sofia, 47.92%; east-west, A (tie): Betty Metz and Carol Bedell, Donna Steffan and Jim Gullo, 52.92%; B: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Sue Neubecker, 51.67%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Lance Pollock and Marilyn Wortzman, 57%; Ed Harman and Bill Rich, 52%; east-west, Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Jack Cukierman, 61%; Al Dickman and Bud Eckert, 54%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 61.34%; James and Paula Jones, 60.42%; Madhav and Beena Deshmukh, 55.44%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 54.06%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 65.97%; Dave and Jane Larcom, 54.86%; Kathy Fenn and Elve Johnston, 54.17%; Edith Moran and Anne Clancy, 53.47%.
Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament Friday – Two session. A: David Hemmer and Saleh Fetouh, 62.91%; B/C: Paul and Linda Zittel, 56.15%. Morning. A/B: Bob Padgug and Mohan Prabhu, 62.05%; C: Laurie Foster and Violet Makhija, 58.88%. Afternoon. A/B: Bob Padgug and Jim Gullo, 59.52%; Celine Murray and Kathy Stamm, 56.67%.
Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament Saturday – Two session. A: Donna Steffan and Jay Costello, 62.85%; B: Chongmin Zhang and Wufeng Luo, 57.57%; C: (tie) Jane Romal and John Kress, Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 54.96%. Morning. A/B/C: Maryann Szafran and Paula Rosen, 68.75%; Jeff Bender and Jack Cukierman, 63.39%. Afternoon. A/B: Sandi England and Tom Koralewski, 65%; Usha Khurana and John Marvin, 60%.
Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament Sunday – Swiss Teams. A: Sally Hill, Bruce Toder, Jerome Weiss and Stewart Cramer, 148 vps; B: Sue Neubecker, Dian Petrov, Eva Schmidt and Bob Padgug, 145 vps; C: John and Martha Welte, Linda Burroughsford and Tom Koralewski, 142 vps.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 63.33%; Neola McGuire and Alice Bragg, 57.22%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Carol Neuhaus and Marion Morber, 59%; Bill and Jo Rich, 54%; east-west, B. J. McMath and Pat Truell, 60%; 2nd: Phyllis and Alan Vogt, 59%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Marian Morber and Carol Neuhaus, 66%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 56%; east-west, Jeff Peters and Karen Synor, 68%; Lorey Repicci and Dave Stroud, 51%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Harris Goldstein and Dick Munschauer, 63.8%; Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 52.8%; east-west, Evie Miller and Emily Wettlaufer, 55.6%; Ruth Axelrod and Nita Ferrell, 55%.
        Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. (Tie) Judy Thielman and Pat O’Brien, Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, 68%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Howell. Idamae Klipfel and Bob Rivard, 67.5%; Lou Lombardi and Margaret Rivard, 58.7%. 

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Duplicate Bridge: April 9



The Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament continues in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst, with pairs games at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. today, Saturday, April 9, and Swiss teams at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 10. For more info, click this link.
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The Airport Bridge Club awards extra points at no extra charge at all games Monday, April 11, to next Saturday, April 16. The club will host an ACBL-wide game with hand records and analysis at 11 a.m. Thursday. Beginning next week, there will be a new starting time for Saturday games – 12:30 p.m.
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Bridge Club Meridian will hold an extra-point charity game at 10:30 a.m. Monday, April 11.
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly sponsors special games. Currently they include:
Club-run unit games – Sunday, May 15, to Saturday, May 21, at participating clubs.
Strawberry Social – Saturday, June 11, 12:30 p.m., Lockport Duplicate, 33 Ontario St., Lockport.
Summer Picnic – Sunday, July 24. Two sessions. Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg.
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Tournament calendar
Gatlinburg Regional – Gatlinburg Convention Center, Gatlinburg, Tenn. Monday, April 11, to Sunday, April 17. For info, click this link.
 Rochester Spring Sectional – Italian American Sports Club, 1250 Buffalo Road, Gates. Saturday, April 23, and Sunday, April 24. For info, click this link.
Unit 112 Charity Sectional – Broome West Senior Center, 2801 Wayne St., Ithaca. Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Embassy Suites, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 24, to Monday, May 30. For info, click this link.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, to Sunday, June 19.
Buffalo “Future Stars” Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, July 8, and Saturday, July 9.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17. For info, click this link.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Moose Club, 5375 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta. Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17. For info, click this link.
Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 411 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 1, to Sunday, Aug. 7. For info, click this link.
Pittsburgh Labor Day Regional – Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh Airport, 1111 Airport Blvd., Pittsburgh, Pa. Tuesday, Aug. 30, to Sunday, Sept. 5. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Sept. 16, to Sunday, Sept. 18.
Buffalo Regional – Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St. Tuesday, Oct. 18, to Sunday, Oct. 23.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, to Sunday, Dec. 11.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
St. Catharines Sectional – Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, April 11, 2017, to Sunday, April 16, 2017.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Friday, April 21, 2017, to Sunday, April 23, 2017.
Upstate New York Regional – Rochester. Monday, May 1, 2017, to Sunday, May 7, 2017.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to Monday, May 29, 2017.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 12, 2017, to Sunday, June 18, 2017.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, to Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, to Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, to Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.
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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 ordahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson is closing in on a career total of 2,000 master points. He’s also crossed over into one of the ACBL’s newly-minted master point ranks – Ruby Life Master, for those with more than 1,500 points. 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 March 28 to April 3
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A: Liz Clark and Barbara Libby, 68.52%; B: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 56.02%; C: Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 50%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – One winner. A/B/C: Ron Henrikson and Joyce Greenspan, 63.75%; Tish Schiffman and Florence Boyd, 55%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A/B: Martin Pieterse and Art Matthies, 60.25%; C: Ron Henrikson and Dorothy May, 53.38%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – One winner. A/B: Ken Meier and Sandi England, 56.25%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 54.17%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: (tie) Barbara Libby and Florence Boyd, Dale Anderson and Dorothy May, 57.29%; C: Ken Meier and Sandi England, 51.04%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – One winner. A: Rasheed Khan and Vera Carpenter, 60.94%; Jerry Geiger and Tom Koralewski, 58.33%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 56.77%; John and Martha Welte, 55.21%; C: Dale Anderson and Ron Henrikson, 48.44%; Paula Salamone and Miri Salamone Burnett, 43.23%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Howell. Jim Gullo and Davis Heussler, 63.10%; Saleh Fetouh and Dian Petrov, 55.95%; David Hemmer and Judy Padgug, 54.76%; John and Martha Welte, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 62.80%; B/C: William Noltee and Ed Morgan, 54.76%; Betsy and Richard Heuer, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Amita Arora and Rajat Basu, 65.77%; C: Joel Brownstein and Sol Messinger, 57.14%; Celine Murray and Gene Nawotniak, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Stan Kozlowski and Judy Padgug, 64.81%; B/C: (tie) Helen Panza and Ed Drozen, Gladys and Ken Hardcastle, 56.30%; Jim Gullo and Joyce Meskill, 55.93%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 59.82%; Vince Taeger and Ted Kahn, 58.63%; Joyce Greenspan and Jim McClure, 57.44%; C: John Bava and Burt Freiman, 53.87%; east-west, A: Larry and Dottie Soong, 61.90%; B: Tish Schiffman and Rose Ann Grimaldi, 55.36%; Amita Arora and Rajat Basu, 54.46%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 61.31%; B/C: John Marvin and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 52.98%; east-west, A: Saleh Fetouh and Dian Petrov, 55.65%; B/C: Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 52.38%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. A/B: Gladys and Ken Hardcastle, 61.11%; Saleh Fetouh and Chris Urbanek, 61.11%; C: Carol Bedell and Gay Simpson, 58.15%; Alex Kowal and Stan Kozlowski, 54.81%. 
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 68.75%; B: Stan Kozlowski and Davis Heussler, 67.71%; Chris Urbanek and Gaurang Sheth, 56.25%; C: Paul and Linda Zittel, 50%. 
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – James Downing and Roger Dayer, 67.36%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 59.72%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 59.03%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 52.08%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Fred Yellen and Judy Padgug, 67%; B: Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 53.50%; C: Ted Kahn and Florence Boyd, 48.17%; east-west, A: Bob Padgug and Dian Petrov, 61.31%; B: Jim Gullo and Eleanor Whelan, 55.30%; C: Helen Panza and Betty Metz, 51.20%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – Howell. (Tie) Lance Pollock and Marilyn Wortzman, Dorothy May and Ron Henrickson, 57%; (tie) Ed Harman and Bob  Lederhouse, Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 52%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 60.15%; Eugene Giorgini and Paul Capen, 54%; Ed Harman and Kathy Fenn, 53.93%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 53.48%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – North-south, Sushil Amlani and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 58.10%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 57.87%; Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, 53.47%; east-west, Ruth Wurster and Dave Larcom, 66.90%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 60.42%; John and Barbara Scott, 52.55%.
Other clubs
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Carol Neuhaus and Marion Morber, 55%; Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 54%; east-west, Audrey Kotas and Lois Randaccio, 55%, (tie) Mary Gnozzo and Marie Schneider, Mike Brown and Ron Fill 54%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety  and Sam Grossman, 56%; Edna Fill and Barbara Guttuso, 51%; east-west, Joe Day and Mark Pascoe, 58%; Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 57%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Fred Nadel and Eleanor Murray, 60%; Pearl Brenner and Harris Goldstein, 51.1%; east-west, Dottie Potembski and Jerry Stange, 59.4%; Bill Hambridge and Sandy Recoon, 56.7%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Marge McMillen and Bill Westley, 69%; Ellen Lochead and Bill Rogers, 60%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Ann Drapo and Sue Riccio, 56.3%; (tie) Joanne Biondo and Julie Albert, Christel and Frank Bernard, 55.5%.