Unit 116 will host an Eight Is Enough team game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, in the Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga. For info and partnerships, call Elaine Kurasiewicz at 695-0828 or Liz Clark at 652-0256.
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The Airport Bridge Club will offer triple-point games, half red points, at all of its games during the coming week. Games will start at noon this Saturday, Aug. 1, and Monday, Aug. 3, through next Saturday, Aug. 8. For the game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, reservations are required. Call 603-6943.
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Congratulations to Gene Nowatniak, top master point winner in the Future Star Non-Life Master Sectional Tournament July 24 and 25 in the Bridge Center of Buffalo. He earned 5.39 points.
Other leading local point winners included John and Martha Welte, 4.17, tied for fourth place; and Bob Sommerstein and Larry Abate, 4.03, tied for sixth; and Jim McClure, 3.29, eighth. In all, 62 players earned points.
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly schedules unit-sponsored games. They include:
Annual meeting and game, Sunday, Dec. 6, Rescue Fire Hall, North Tonawanda.
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Erie Sectional – Erie Bridge Center, 1221 Grant St., Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 12, and Sunday, Sept. 13. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, to Sunday, Sept. 20. For info, click this link.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11.
Buffalo Regional – Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St., Buffalo. Tuesday, Oct. 20, to Sunday, Oct. 25. For info, click this link.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Seneca County Office Building Senior Center, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo. Saturday, Nov. 7, and Sunday, Nov. 8. For info, click this link.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, to Sunday, Nov. 15. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. 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., Williamsville. 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., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, to Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson reached a career total of 1,800 master points last November. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
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Week of July 20 to July 26
Week of July 20 to July 26
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – North-south, A: John Ziemer and Jerry Geiger, 63.55%; B: Nelson Torre and Gerry Hooley, 54.69%; (tie) Nancy Littenberg and Jean Macdonald, Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 52.60%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – North-south, A: Bob Linn and Jerry Geiger, 56.88%; B: Linda Vassallo and Walt Olszewski, 53.70%; C: Jan Hasselback and Don Grant, 42.86%; east-west, A/B: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 57.44%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Alicia Kolipinski, 54.17%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday afternoon – Howell. A/B: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 56.55%; Jean Macdonald and David Millward, 55.36% ; C: Bill Boardman and Mark Tederous, 50.60%; Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, 47.62%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday afternoon – Howell. A: Allen Beroza and Jerry Geiger, 60.42%; B: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 59.72%; C: Fenton Harrison and Florence Boyd, 47.40%; Don and Christine Grant, 45.31%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday afternoon – Howell. A: Liz Clark and Harry Cheung, 64.01%; B: Sandi England and Ken Meier, 57.53%; Mike Silverman and Paula Kotowski, 51.28%; C: Janet Frisch and Bill Boardman, 49.35%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Home Style Pairs. Alan Greer and partner, 2.5 wins; (tie) Shirley Cassety and Ross Markello, Paula Salamone and Bill Boardman, 1.5 wins.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Howell. A: Alan Greer and partner, 66%; Ken and Gladys Hardcastle, 62%; B: Nancy Wolstoncroft and Paula Kotowski, 57%; Celine Murray and Paula Salamone, 48%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Pat Kilbury and Sandra Silverberg, 63.45%; C: Terrence Camp and Pat Haynes, 56.63%; east-west, A: Judith Babat and Laurie Foster, 60.42%; B: Kathy Stamm and Celine Murray, 60.80%; C: Marcia Wright and Ginger Maiman, 57.77%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Fred Yellen and Judy Graf, 64.18%; Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 63.95%; B: Joanne Kelley and Berta Brown, 56.94%; east-west, A/B: Gene Finton and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 57.41%; C: Larry Soong and Andrei Reinhorn, 56.43%; Susan Bergman and Chuck Schorr, 55.15%; Jim Tao and Marian Morber, 54.08%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: Kathy Pollock and Bill Rushmore, 63%; David Hemmer and Saleh Fetouh, 57%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Joyce Greenspan and Dick McGowan, 62.50%; B: Jacqueline Hanley and Janie Polk, 57.44%; Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 56.55%; C: Elizabeth Defeo and Rose Ann Grimaldi, 39.29%; east-west, A/B: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 62.80%; Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 60.71%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 60.12%; Marjorie Plumb and Ginger Maiman, 55.06%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Bob Padgug and Buxees Singh, 71.16%; Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, 54.23%; B: Dave Larcom and Ken Meier, 47.35%; C: Jan O'Mara and Edith Knaszak, 43.12%; east-west, A/B: Penny Shui and Fred Yellen, 59.82%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 57.14%; C: John and Martha Welte, 56.55%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 62.50%; B/C: Nadine Stein and Dede Kluckhohn, 62.18%; Linda Burroughsford and Davis Heussler, 58.33%; Fred Yellen and Judy Padgug, 56.09%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – David Floyd and James Downing, 64.35%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 59.26%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 56.01%; Sandi England and Tom Koralewski, 55.56%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Stan Kozlowski and Tova Reinhorn, 57.22%; Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 55.89%; Elaine Universal and Anne Watkins, 51.43%; east-west, Elaine Kurasiewicz and Usha Khurana, 56.55%; (tie) Davis Heussler and Gene Finton, Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 56.29%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Vince and Mike Taeger, 64.3%; Art Morth and Bob Lederhouse, 61.3%; east-west, Janet Frisch and Frank Schlehr, 54.5%; Pam and Lance Pollock, 53.6%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 63.43%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 58.80%; Dan Blatz and Gwilym Brick, 55.09%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 54.63%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – James and Paula Jones, 56.48%; Marge Schomers and Carol Neuhaus, 56.02%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 55.09%; Dave and Jane Larcom, 53.24%.
Unit 116 Non-Life Master Sectional Friday morning – A: Percy Harcourt and K. Dee Glover, 67.99%; B: Gene Nowatniak and Jim McClure, 64.02%; C: Larry Abate and Bob Sommerstein, 59.09%.
Unit 116 Non-Life Master Sectional Friday afternoon – A: Sandra Monachino and Barbara Kopko, 58.90%; B: Gene Nowatniak and Dick McGowan, 57.58%; C: Suzanne May and Margaret Zhou, 55.11%.
Unit 116 Non-Life Master Sectional Saturday morning – A/B/C: Terrence Camp and Pat Haynes, 70.18%; Bob Sommerstein and Larry Abate, 65.79%.
Unit 116 Non-Life Master Sectional Saturday afternoon – A/B: John and Martha Welte, 64.70%; C: Jacob Freeman and Simon Li, 57.56%.
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – (Tie) Juanita Tillmon and Carol Hairston, Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 55%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Marian Morber and Chuck Heimerl, 60%; Dolores Shearer and Olga Lockwood, 55%; east-west, Ross Markello and Nounie Coovert, 66%; Martin Schaus and Carol Neuhaus, 58%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 66%; Joe Day and Margie Grample, 50%; east-west, Cindy Darone and Ross Markello, 57%; Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 55%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 67.5%; Dick Munschauer and Jeannette Reid, 48.3%; east-west, Bill Hambridge and Sandy Recoon, 64.6%; Ruth Axelrod and Nita Ferrell, 50.3%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Paul Morgante and Mike Brown, 68.3%; Pat and Mike Weber, 56%; Margaret Rivard and Joanne Zavarella, 50%; east-west, Kay Brinkman and Lynda Pettit, 64.7%; Christel and Frank Bernard, 56%; Edna Henrich and Thelma Frauenhofer, 47.3%.