Thursday, September 18, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Sept. 20

Chris Urbanek teaches a two-session course on Bidding in the Balancing Seat at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, and Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222.
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The Airport Bridge Club resumes its “1,000 Hands to Learn From” classes at 10:45 a.m. today, Saturday, Sept. 20, followed by a pairs game at noon. The club returns to its regular 11 a.m. starting times Monday to Friday. Sunday’s $3 pairs game starts 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 – 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
Great Lakes Sectional – Erie Bridge Center, 1221 Grant Ave., Erie, Pa. Today, Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21. For info, click this link.
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. 8 to Sept. 14
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A: Jerry Geiger and Judi Marshall, 56.25%; B: John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 55.56%; C: Nadine Stein and Ron Henrikson, 53.47%; June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 51.39%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: Nancy Littenberg and Allen Beroza, 63.51%; C: Wilson McClaren and Linda Vassallo, 51.22%; east-west, A/B/C: Doug and Nancy Findlay, 62.21%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Jim Mathis, 67%; B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 52%; Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 49%; C: (tie) Brian Block and Ron Henrikson, Lois Tatelman and Dede Kluckhohn, 45%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday afternoon – One Winner. A: Vince Pesce and Mike Kisiel, 58.33%; B: Walt Olszewski and Linda Vassallo, 57.41%; Tova Reinhorn and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 56.67%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 55.56%; Paula Salamone and Brian Block, 49.59%. 
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: James McClure and Gene Nawotniak, 63.83%; Jim Baker and Katherine Quinn, 57.95%; Natalie Abramson and Richard McGowan, 56.06%; C: Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 56.06%; Sandra Silverberg and Howard Wilinsky, 55.30%; east-west, A/B: Rose Bochiechio and Elizabeth Beishline, 59.28%; C: Sol Messinger and Joel Brownstein, 54.92%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Claire Gareleck and Susan Bergman, 58.98%; Pat Burns and Fran Kurtz, 55.55%; C: Pat Lakeman and Betty Metz, 51.34%; east-west, A: Judy Padgug and Joan Rose, 60.57%; B/C: Bob Padgug and Gene  Finton, 57.05%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bob Olin, 62.50%; B: (tie) Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 54.86%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: James McClure and Natalie Abramson, 57.95%; Rose Bochiechio and Janie Polk, 56.82%; C: Lynn Witmer and Jeff Thier, 56.63%; Andrei Reinhorn and Gregory Ward, 55.49%; east-west, A: Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 66.10%; B/C: Elaine Zeve and Leah Lipman, 57.20%; Jo Nasoff-Finton and Sharon Chang, 56.25%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 62.80%; B: Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, 57.44%; Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 54.46%; C: Jan O'Mara and Edith Knaszak, 46.13%; east-west, A: Chris Urbanek and Alex Khrakovsky, 67.26%; B: Jeff Bender and Gregory Ward, 56.55%; C: Gaurang Sheth and Ten-Pao Lee, 47.32%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 60.74%; Maryanne Martin and Colleen Mitchell, 58.52%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 58.15%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 55.93%. 
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Stan Kozlowski and Judy Padgug, 66.09%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Carol Bedell, 63.83%; Carolyn Siracuse and Rita Sofia, 57.52%; east-west, Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 58.45%; Adrian Figliotti and Eva Schmidt, 56.37%; Betty Metz and Andrei Reinhorn, 47.05%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Frank Schlehr, 56%; Joyce Kindt and Jan O’Mara, 52.8%; east-west, Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, 59.8%; Paul Morgante and Bob Rivard, 56.9%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. Miriam Regnet and Kathy Fenn, 61.4%; Roy Crocker and Marge Schomers, 60.9%; Dan Blatz and Gwilym Brick, 60.1%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Roy Crocker and Kathy Fenn, 68%; Lois Smith and John Scott, 53%; (tie) Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, Connie Swick and Patricia Lanighan, 52%.
Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Friday morning pairs – A/B: Bob Kaprove and Paula Kotowski, 66.25%; C: Dorothy and Larry Soong, 58.36%.
Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Friday afternoon pairs – A: Joanne Kelley and Chongmin Zhang, 63.28%; B/C: Paul and Linda Zittel, 62.85%.
Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Friday two-session pairs – A/B: Doug Megill and Lana Creal, 62.85%; C: Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 52.12%.
Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Saturday morning pairs – A: Chris Urbanek and Stan Kozlowski, 66.77%; B: Judy and Bob Kaprove, 60.16%; C: John and Martha Welte, 58.83%.
Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Saturday afternoon pairs – A/B/C: Larry Soong and Ten-Pao Lee, 68.75%.
Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Saturday two-session pairs – A: James Bridges and Jerry Manioci, 60.70%; B: Allen Selling and Gene Finton, 54.84%; C: Graham Holroyd and Gary Gottermeier, 52.62%.
Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Sunday Swiss teams – A: Kathy Pollock, Fred Yellen, Chongmin Zhang and Judy Padgug, 162 vps; B: Michael Carney, Stewart Cramer, Howard Gordon and Bruce Toder, 125 vps; C: Shakeel Ahmad, Manju Ceylony, Ten-Pao Lee and Gaurang Sheth, 124 vps.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Alice Bragg and Diana Brown, 61.31%; Garnet  Wallace and Cleveland Fleming, 54.31%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 66%; George Mayers and Peg Gorham, 62%; east-west, Jim Tao and Joanne Zavarella, 69%; Toni Gartner and Carol Neuhaus, 55%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Bruce and Jill Brown, 63%; Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 58%; east-west, Cindy Darone and Elaine LiVigne, 59%; Jane Olsen and Jeff Peters, 52%. 
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 65%; Priscilla Bretschger and Sallie Steele, 51.9%; east-west, Dick Munschauer and Jeanette Reid, 58.8%; Ruth Killeen and Emily Wettlaufer, 57.3%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Dona Tepas and Stan Kozlowski, 60%; east-west, Ann Goodyear and Jan Roalsvig, 56%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 61.2%; Joanne Zavarella and Margaret Rivard, 58.9%; east-west, Ruth Elliott and Lucy Coffas, 65%; Nancy Hoffman and Eileen Bisantz, 57.8%.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Sept. 13



 
The Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament continues in Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville, with pairs games today, Saturday, Sept. 13, at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. and Swiss teams at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 14. For more info, click this link.
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Unit games with extra points will be played at noon Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Bridge Center of Buffalo (non-life masters only) and the Airport Bridge Club (open to all players).
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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 – Tuesday, Sept. 16, noon. Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
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
Great Lakes Sectional – Erie Bridge Center, 1221 Grant Ave., Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21. For info, click this link.
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. 1 to Sept. 7
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
       Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – International Fund Game. Howell. A: Nancy Wolstoncroft and Mike Silverman, 65.15%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 56.92%; Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 52.37%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 50.19%; Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 43.96%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – International Fund Game. Howell. A: Barbara Libby and Liz Clark, 66.11%; Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Cleveland Fleming, 58.95%; B: Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 58.63%; Dorothy May and Ken Meier, 53.59%; C: Bill Boardman and Joe Rooney, 50.47%; Barbara Multerer and Art Schumacher, 44.45%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – International Fund Game. North-south, A/B: Barbara Sadkin and Dale Anderson, 64.48%; C: Mary Terrana and Pat Lakeman, 45.43%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and Liz Clark, 59.05%; B: Barbara Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 49.49%; C: Sharon Chang and Joyce Greenspan, 45.20%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – International Fund Game. Howell. A: Bill Regan and Paula Salamone, 64.58%; John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 60.94%; B: Eva Schmidt and Mike Silverman, 57.30%; C: John and Linda Wynes, 50%; Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 48.61%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – International Fund Game. North-south, A: Allen Beroza and John Ziemer, 59.79%; B/C: Don Grant and Linda Wynes, 53.44%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Judi Marshall, 58.63%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 57.44%; C: (tie) Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 44.05%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – International Fund Game. One Winner. A: Susie Weathers and Gina Campbell, 70%; Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 61.67%; B: Bill Boardman and Mike Mesirov, 55.41%; Ron Henrikson and Mike Silverman, 50.41%; C: Ruth Wurster and Marilyn Sultz, 50%; Hannah Weinberg and Sandra Rifkin, 47.92%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – International Fund Game. One Winner. A: Nancy Wolstoncroft and Mike Silverman, 66.04%; Shirley Cassety and Ross Markello, 65%; B: Beverly Dale and Dale Anderson, 56.85%; Paul Ganley and Mike Kisiel, 54.59%; C: Sandra Rifkin and Mike Mesirov, 47.29%; Florence Boyd and Fenton Harrison, 36.48%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – International Fund Game. Howell. A: Gaurang Sheth and partner, 59.29%; B: Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Paula Salamone, 55.95%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 55.56%; Beverly Dale and Dale Anderson, 52.58%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 65.23%; B: Richard McGowan and Natalie Abramson, 64.32%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 62.27%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 59.09%; David Whitt and Carl McMurtry, 56.14%; Jacqueline Hanley and Joanne Zavarella, 55.68%; C: Bonne and David Hall, 42.50%; east-west, A: Lou Di Lorenzo and Penelope Shuman, 62.50%; Terrence Camp and Suzanne Boyer, 58.64%; B: Sol Messinger and Joel Brownstein, 56.59%; C: Nicholas and Vera Leibovic, 53.64%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Chris Urbanek and Meg Klamp, 58.93%; Joanne Kelley and Judy Padgug, 55.36%; B: David Millward and Adrian Figliotti, 54.46%; Anne Watkins and Berta Brown, 54.17%; C: Rita Sofia and Dorothy May, 46.73%; east-west, A: Jim Gullo and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 65.48%; B/C: Andrei Reinhorn and Betty Metz, 56.55%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: Eugene Harvey and Jim Gullo, 65.48%; Kathy Pollock and Bert Feasley, 57.74%; Saleh Fetouh and Chris Urbanek, 55.95%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Pat Kilbury and Jacqueline Hanley, 58.81%; Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 55.11%; C: Gene Nawotniak and Marilyn Wortzman, 50.60%; east-west, A: Ted Kahn and Lou Di Lorenzo, 60.38%; B: Marilyn Shuman and Nancy Torrell, 60.31%; Adrian Figliotti and Usha Khurana, 54.17%; C: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 52.33%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 60.94%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 59.90%; B: Diane and John Bielinski, 54.17%; C: Edith Knaszak and Jan O'Mara, 52.08%; east-west, A: Dian Petrov and Saleh Fetouh, 65.05%; B/C: Sandra England and Thomas Koralewski, 55.09%; Gaurang Sheth and Ten-Pao Lee, 54.86%; Henry Chudy and Penny Shui, 54.63%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, 58.56%; Jim Gullo and Judy Padgug, 57.87%; C: Rita Sofia and Sue Neubecker, 57.64%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 62.27%; Harry Cheung and Jim Tao, 60.19%; B/C: Adrian Figliotti and Dede Kluckhohn, 55.56%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B/C: Davis Heussler and Thomas Koralewski, 74.07%; Stan Kozlowski and Saleh Fetouh, 67.04%; Larry and Dorothy Soong, 59.26%; Judi Marshall and Meg Klamp, 54.44%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 55%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 53%; James Downing and David Floyd, 50%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, 70%; Ted Kahn and Dian Petrov, 64.17%; Bernie and Dick Czarnecki, 40%; east-west, Betty Metz and Carol Bedell, 58.75%; Andrei and Tova Reinhorn, 55%; Donna Steffan and Jim Gullo, 53.33%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Edna Fill and Jan O’Mara, 60.4%; Nancy Acara and Sandy Marcussen, 50.7%; east-west, (Tie) Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, Beverly Dale and Art Morth, 53.8%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, Jim Jacobi and Marge Schomers, 66%; Joyce Kindt and Carolyn Siracuse, 59%; Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 51%; east-west, Dale Schlyer and Mark Pascale, 58%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 56%; Walt Olszewski  and Sushil Amlani, 52%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Joyce Kindt and Alva Finkelstein, 62%; B: Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, 58%; C: Carol Neuhaus and Paul Capen, 51%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Garnet Wallace and Cleveland Fleming, 63.89%; (tie) Pearl and Vivian Harris, Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 47.22%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning –North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 60%; George Mayers and Jim Tao, 55%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 60%; Jeff Peters and Karen Synor, 55%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Dick Munschauer and Jeanette Reid, 58.7%; Lil Ungerleider and Ruth Willams, 56.9%; east-west, Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 78.8%; (tie) David and Teddy Speser, Ruth Killeen and Emily Wettlaufer, 55%. 
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Dona Tepas and Wilson McClaren, 64%; east-west, Jon Roalsvig and Bill Westley, 54%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Mike Brown and Ron Fill, 68.1%; Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 61.5%; east-west, Ruth Elliot and Lucy Coffas, 65.6%; Phyllis and Al Vogt, 62.8%.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Sept. 6


The Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament takes place Friday, Sept. 12, to Sunday, Sept. 14, in the Main Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville, with pairs games at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Friday and next Saturday and Swiss teams at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. For info, call Paul Zittel at 992-4794 or click this link.
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Unit rated games with extra points will be played at noon Thursday, Sept. 11, in the Bridge Center of Buffalo (for players under 750 points) and the Airport Bridge Club (all players).
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The Airport Bridge Club also offers a double-point game at noon today, Saturday, Sept. 6, after the “1,000 Hands to Learn From” lesson at 10:45 a.m. and a $3 pairs game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7.
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A new course for beginners starts Monday, Sept. 8,  from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222.
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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 – Tuesday, Sept. 16, noon. Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
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
Great Lakes Sectional – Erie Bridge Center, 1221 Grant Ave., Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21. For info, click this link.
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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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson attained a career total of 1,700 master points over Memorial Day weekend. 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 Aug. 25 to Aug. 31
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B: (tie) Ken Meier and Vince Pesce, Dede Kluckhohn and Dale Anderson, 55.42%; B: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 53.33%; east-west, (3-way tie) Gerry Hooley and Nelson Torre, Nancy Littenberg and Jean Macdonald, Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 52.92%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Alan Greer and partner, 65.74%; B: Joe Rooney and Ken Meier, 60.19%; C: Ruth Kozower and Judy Kaprove, 46.99%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Jerry Geiger, 68.06%; B: Chuck Schorr and Vince Pesce, 52.55%; C: Christine Malarkey and Ruth Wurster, 47.22%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 55%; C: (tie) Nancy Littenberg and Joyce Greenspan, Ron Henrikson and Bill Boardman, 52.04%; east-west, A: Jerry Geiger and David Millward, 55.70%; B: Lois Tatelman and Dede Kluckhohn, 53.32%; C: Barbara Multerer and Art Schumacher, 52.74%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – NAP Qualifier. One Winner. A: Harry Cheung and John Ziemer, 62.50%; B: Walt Olszewski and Martin Pieterse, 62.08%; (tie) Ron Henrikson and Janet Frisch, Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 54.59%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 53.33%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Eleanor Whelan and Jerry Geiger, 62.50%; B: Nadine Stein and Ron Henrikson, 58.33%; C: Joe Benenati and Marilyn Sultz, 48.75%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Barbara Libby, 55.42%; B/C: Nancy Torrell and Carol Roth, 53.75%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A/B: Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, 60.42%; B/C: Carl and Jan Hasselback, 59.03%; C: Bill Boardman and Paula Salamone, 53.47%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A/B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 53%; Ron Henrikson and Dorothy May, 52%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Jennifer and Peter Reynolds, 71.21%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 65.53%; east-west, A/B: Terrence Camp and Suzanne Boyer, 60.04%; Janie Polk and Rose Bochiechio, 59.85%; Marilyn Sultz and Nancy Torrell, 59.09%; C: Lynn Witmer and Jeff Thier, 58.52%; Sandra Morrison and Judy Reich, 57.58%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Joanne Kelley and Berta Brown, 59.72%; Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 56.94%; B/C: Gene Nawotniak and Adrian Figliotti, 56.94%; Anne Watkins and Rita Sofia, 54.86%; east-west, A: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 63.66%; Donna Steffan and Joan Rose, 59.03%; Stan Kozlowski and Chris Urbanek, 56.02%; B: John Kirsits and Gene Finton, 55.56%; C: Andrei Reinhorn and Betty Metz, 47.45%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. (Tie) Bert Hargesheimer and Alex Kowal, Davis Heussler and James Easton, 59.26%; Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, 57.04%; Judy Padgug and Jim Gullo, 55.93%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Jo Nasoff-Finton and Judy Zeckhauser, 65.03%; Joe Miranda and Lou Di Lorenzo, 59.16%; Usha Khurana and Adrian Figliotti, 56.51%; Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 55.46%; B: Libbie Neuner and Mary Blanchard, 51.02%; C: Gene Nawotniak and Jeffrey Oshlag, 48.93%; east-west, A/B: Suzanne Boyer and Jim Baker, 62.62%; C: Elizabeth Hemenway and Jayne Freeman, 58.69%; Laurie Foster and Violet Makhija, 57.92%; Marilyn Shuman and Nancy Torrell, 55.61%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Sharon Benz and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 60.19%; Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 59.03%; Linda Burroughsford and Bert Hargesheimer, 56.71%; B/C: Sean Bennett and Paul Piciulo, 53.70%; east-west, A/B: Davis Heussler and Thomas Koralewski, 59.38%; Chris Urbanek and Henry Chudy, 54.95%; Art Morth and Bill Rushmore, 54.43%; C: Gaurang Sheth and Peter Shui, 50.52%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. A/B: Judie Bailey and Usha Khurana, 61.54%; Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 60.26%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Sue Neubecker, 59.30%; Jim Gullo and Andrei Reinhorn, 58.01%; C: Adrian Figliotti and Dede Kluckhohn, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. (Tie) Sam Grossman and Chuck Heimerl, 59.03%; Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 59.03%; Cathy Majewski and Elaine Universal, 57.64%; Bob Olin and Anne Watkins, 55.56%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 64.54%; Rob Hessel and David Larcom, 60.91%; Pepe Justicia-Linde and Maureen Cancilla, 56.82%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 54.54%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Chris Urbanek and Judy Padgug, 62.32%; Paul Zatulove and Art Morth, 60.13%; Ted Kahn and Paul Capen, 34.22%; east-west, Gene Finton and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 56.99%; Ten-Pao Lee and Tova Reinhorn, 53.44%; Ron Helfman and Carol Bedell, 52.99%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Carolyn Siracuse and Anne O’Connor, 61.9%; Edna Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 53.2%; Joyce Kindt and Sandy Marcussen, 51.9%; east-west, John Garrity and Art Morth, 58.5%; Ron Fill and Jennifer Reynolds, 56.1%; Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, 51.4%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. Judie Bailey and Bob Lederhouse, 65%; Barbara and John Scott, 64%; Dale Schlyer and Marge Schomers, 54%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Dave and Jane Larcom, 60.5%; B:Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 54%; C: Carol Neuhaus and Paul Capen, 53%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Diana Brown and Doanne Jackson, 63.14%; Parmalier Murphy and Cleveland Fleming, 58%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 61%; Marion Morber and Chuck Heimerl, 58%; east-west, Ross Markello and Bruce Burr, 71%; Jim Tao and  Joanne Zavarella, 59%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 67%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 55%; east-west, Jeff Peters and Karen Synor, 57%; Marvin Feuerstein and Neil Katz, 56%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Pris Bretschger and Sallie Steele, 61.2%; Ruth Jones and Emily Wettlaufer, 41.7%; east-west, Lil Ungerleider and Ruth Williams, 50%; Ruth Axlerod and Ruth Lansing, 44.4%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. George Dorigo and Stan Kozlowski, 69%; Elsie Rogers and Bill Westley, 50%.