Thursday, April 17, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: April 19

The Airport Bridge Club has a lesson on simplifying complicated responses to No Trump openings at 10:45 a.m. today, Saturday, April 19, followed by a pairs game at noon. The club will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20, and will offer double point games for an extra $1 fee Monday, April 21, to Friday, April, 25, with discounts for frequent players.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo features lunch by Jim Gullo at its pairs game at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 25.
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The Toronto Easter Regional Tournament continues today, Saturday, April 19, and Sunday, April 20, in the Doubletree By Hilton Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont. For info, click this link. See “Event Schedule.”
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Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. Call 834-4222 for info. 
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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:
Barometer Pairs game – 7:15 p.m., Monday, May 12, Bridge Club Meridian.
Strawberry Social and pairs game – 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 28, Lockport Duplicate Club.
Annual picnic and game – 11 a.m., Sunday, July 20, Grand Stand Casino Room, Erie County Fairgrounds.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Monday, May 20, to Sunday, May 26. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31. For info, click this link.
District 5 Summer Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, June 9, to Sunday, June 15. 
Rochester Summer Sectional – Moose Club, 5375 West Henrietta Road (Route 15) West Henrietta. Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 453 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 19, and Sunday, July 20. For info, click this link. See “Event Schedule.”
Burt Garrell Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 4, to Sunday, Aug. 10. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 12, to Sunday, Sept. 14. For info, click this link.
Great Lakes Sectional – Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 12.
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 – Canandaigua. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9.
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.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson has a career total of nearly 1,700 master 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 April 7 to April 13
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
   
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A: Nadine Stein and Judy Kaprove, 56.48; (tie) Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, Nancy Kessler and Ross Markello, 55.09%; B: Sudhakar Rao Perala and Paula Salamone, 50.46%; C: Ron Henrikson and Bob Kaprove, 50%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – ACBL-wide Charity Game. North-south, A/B: Ruth Kozower and Judy Kaprove, 56.94%; C: Barbara Sadkin and June Feuerstein, 49.07%; east-west, A/B: Ron Henrikson and Ruth Hnath, 61.46%; C: Jan Hasselback and Linda Wynes, 48.96%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Jim Mathis, 60%; B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 55.83%; east-west, A: David Donaldson and Jerry Geiger, 62.50%; B: Paul Zittel and Paula Salamone, 55.42%; C: John and Linda Wynes, 46.25%. 
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Ruth Kozower and Ed Drozen, 58.08%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and John Ziemer, 64.88%; B: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 55.95%; C: Bill Boardman and Florence Notto, 53.27%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 59.13%; B: (tie) Faith Perry and Ed Borosky, Joe Rooney and Dorothy May, 52.18%; C: Nadine Stein and Ron Henrikson, 50.80%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – North-south, A: Paula Salamone and partner, 61.08%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 53.75%; C: Jim and Gloria Brown, 52.83%; east-west, A: Ross Markello and Shirley Cassety, 58.50%; B/C: Al Dickman and Chuck Heimerl, 56.75%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Howell. (3-way tie) Carl and Jan Hasselback, Nancy Wolstoncroft and Alex Miller, Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 51.85%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Eugene Nawotniak and Judith Babat, 61.67%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 59.48%; Paul Capen and Ted Kahn, 55.90%; east-west, A/B: Tish Schiffman and John Wolf, 59.94%; Adrienne Sakavicius and Rose Bochiechio, 56.76%; C: Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 53.19%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: John Ziemer and Judy Padgug, 56.85%; Mike Ryan and Howard Foster, 54.76%; C: Sue Neubecker and Tova Reinhorn, 52.08%; east-west, A/B: Vince Pesce and Paul Libby, 63.76%; Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 57.14%; C: Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 46.03%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Alex Kowal and Bert Hargesheimer, 60.42%; B: Saleh Fetouh and Bill Rushmore, 59.38%; Bob Olin and Christy Kellogg, 59.38%; Diane Bielinski and Henry Chudy, 55.21%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Joe Miranda and Usha Khurana, 61.01%; B/C: Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 58.93%; Terrence Camp and Patricia Haynes, 58.33%; east-west, A/B: Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 57.14%; Sharon Wilcox and Janet Dimet, 55.65%; Gloria and Jim Brown, 54.46%; C: Judy Katz and Marcia Frankel, 46.73%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Jim Jacobi and Judie Bailey, 59.03%; Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 55.32%; Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 54.17%; C: Jan O'Mara and Edith Knaszak, 52.31%; east-west, A/B: Ken Meier and Gaurang Sheth, 56.71%; Art Morth and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 55.32%; C: Gary Schmitt and Peter Shui, 48.84%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 61.81%; B: Fred Yellen and Jim Gullo, 60.65%; C: Bob Padgug and Elaine Universal, 48.38%; east-west, A: Jay Levy and Davis Heussler, 64.35%; B: Barbara and Paul Libby, 52.08%; C: Tova Reinhorn and Carol Bedell, 51.39%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – North-south, A/B/C: Dale Schlyer and Ed Lechner, 60.32%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 58.23%; John Toy and Bud Seidenberg, 57.34%; east-west, A: Gladys and Ken Hardcastle, 60.22%; B: David Donaldson and Bob Olin, 56.95%; Fred Yellen and Stan Kozlowski, 54.57%; C: John and Martha Welte, 42.90%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Lance Crawford and Jack Kern, 58.33%; Bob Farwell and Darcy Young, 56.25%; (tie) Bob and Joan Ciszak, Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 55.21%. 
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Judy Padgug and Linda Burroughsford, 56.25%; Jim Gullo and Donna Steffan, 55.06%; Ted Kahn and Dian Petrov, 54.46%; east-west, Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 60.12%; Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 58.33%; Sharon Wilcox and Sharon Chang, 48.21%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Jan O’Mara and Joyce Kindt, 63.3%; Alicia Kolipinski and Al Dickman, 56.5%; east-west, Sandy Marcussen and Anne O’Connor, 56%; Bud Eckert and John Garrity, 54.8%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Paul Capen and Marge Schomers, 60%; B: Dale Schlyer and Ed Lechner, 58%; C: Marilyn White and Jean Rosenthal, 56%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. (Tie) Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 57.7%; Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 55.4%.
Other clubs
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bill and Sharron Jo Rich, 65%; Chuck Heimerl and Sam Grossman, 55%; east-west, Eileen Bisantz and Nancy Hoffman, 58%; B.J. McMath and Pat Truell, 57%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 61%; Tony DiTusa and Joe Huber, 55%; east-west, Tim Hartnett and David Young, 67%; Dave Stroud and Norb Mruk, 58%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Dee Schaeffer and Lil Ungerleider, 56.9%; Ruth Jones and Ruth Killeen, 52.5%; east-west, Irwin Brock and Sandy Recoon, 71.9%; Estelle Gafter and Esther Greene, 52.5%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Sudha and Sukhanand Jain, 60%; east-west, Bill Rogers and Bill Westley, 64%.
College Club Duplicate – Howell. Clare Schultz and Nancy Thomas, 69.44%; (tie) Bonnie Botsford and Judy Danforth, Gloria Fenston and Linda Franchell, 58.33%.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: April 12

Unit games with extra points will be played Wednesday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m. in the Bridge Center of Buffalo and at 11 a.m. in the Airport Bridge Club.
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The Airport Bridge Club continues its lessons on simplifying the convention card at 10:45 a.m. today, Saturday, April 12, followed by a pairs game at noon. A “pamphlet pairs” game will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 13.
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The Rochester Spring Sectional Tournament takes place today, Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12, in the Webster Recreation Center, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, Webster. For info, click this link.
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The Toronto Easter Regional Tournament begins Tuesday, April 15, in the Doubletree By Hilton Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont., and continues through Sunday, April 20. For info, click this link. See “Event Schedule.”
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Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. Call 834-4222 for info. 
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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:
Barometer Pairs game – 7:15 p.m., Monday, May 12, Bridge Club Meridian.
Strawberry Social and pairs game – 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 28, Lockport Duplicate Club.
Annual picnic and game – Time TBA, Sunday, July 20, Erie County Fairgrounds.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Monday, May 20, to Sunday, May 26. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31.
District 5 Summer Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, June 9, to Sunday, June 15. 
Rochester Summer Sectional – Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 453 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 19, and Sunday, July 20. For info, click this link. See “Event Schedule.”
Burt Garrell Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 4, to Sunday, Aug. 10. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 12, to Sunday, Sept. 14. For info, click this link.
Great Lakes Sectional – Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 12.
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 – Canandaigua. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9.
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.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson has a career total of nearly 1,700 master 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 31 to April 6
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
   
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A: Liz Clark and Judi Marshall, 58.33%; B: Linda Wynes and Isabelle Banas, 55.09%; Celine Murray and Janet Frisch, 54.63%; C: Barbara Multerer and Art Schumacher, 50%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 60.71%; B: Ross Markello and Joe Rooney, 51.49%; C: Bill Boardman and Celine Murray, 47.32%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Harry Cheung, 61.01%; B/C: Jan Hasselback and Linda Wynes, 56.85%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B/C: (tie) June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, Marietta Kalman and Judy Kaprove, 54.58%; east-west, A: Mike Kisiel and Paul Ganley, 55.42%; B/C: Ron Henrikson and Paula Salamone, 54.58%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Bob Linn and Jerry Geiger, 64.88%; B/C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 50.30%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and Paul Libby, 60.71%; B: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 54.46%; C: Bill Boardman and Jerry Kemsley, 49.11%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Terrence Camp and Ted Kahn, 57.44%; B: Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Judy Zeckhauser and Paula Rosen, 59.82%; Gloria and Jim Brown, 57.44%; C: Lynn Witmer and Jeff Thier, 52.38%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Tova Reinhorn and Gary Schmitt, 64.88%; Judy Padgug and Joanne Kelley, 57.14%; east-west, A: Donna Steffan and Judy Graf, 57.14%; B: Pat Rasmus and Fred Yellen, 52.65%; C: Sharon Wilcox and Janet Dimet, 50.26%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: John Bielinski and David Hemmer, 56.55%; Chris Urbanek and Saleh Fetouh, 55.36%; Jim Gullo and Eugene Harvey, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Joyce Greenspan and Usha Khurana, 59.24%; Ann Coughlin and Elizabeth Young, 58.94%; Paula Rosen and Natalie Abramson, 58.34%; B: Elizabeth Neuner and Judy Katz, 54.23%; east-west, A: Pat Kilbury and James McClure, 68.08%; B: Joyce Frayer and Mary Ball, 61.14%; C: Pat Haynes and Terrence Camp, 59.70%; Agi Maisel and Carla Press, 59.27%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Bert Hargesheimer  and Beena Deshmukh, 60.19%; Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 58.56%; B: Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 52.55%; C: Sushil Amlani and Joe Peters, 51.62%; east-west, A: Ten-Pao Lee and Shubin Ruan, 61.11%; Ken Meier and Pat Rasmus, 56.94%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 53.94%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Enid Sweet and Dave Larcom, 65.63%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gorshall, 64.06%; Lance Crawford and Jack Kern, 59.9%; John Fiegl and Jane Larcom, 56.25%; Pepe Justicia-Linde and Ruth Huppuch, 50.93%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Bernie and Dick Czarnecki, 59.23%; Donna Steffan and  Jim Gullo, 55.65%; Ken Meier and Pat Rasmus, 54.46%; east-west, Andrei Reinhorn and Fran Kurtz, 61.61%; Art Morth and Sharon Wilcox, 54.46%; Judy Padgug and Tova Reinhorn, 54.17%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Joyce Kindt and Anne O’Connor, 58.3%; Chuck Heimerl and Frank Schlehr, 53.3%; east-west, John Garrity and Bud Eckert, 58.7%; Pam and Lance Pollock, 53.5%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Dale Schlyer and Ed Lechner, 68%; B: Jean Rosenthal and Marilyn White, 55%; C:Walt Olszewski and Beena Deshmukh, 54.8%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, 60%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 56%; (tie) Bob Lederhouse and Marilyn White, Carol Neuhaus and Paul Capen, 50%.
Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament – Leading local master point winners.
Chris Urbanek, 16.17, first.
Bud Seidenberg, 14.87, second.
Fred Yellen, 11.85, sixth.
Jay Levy, 10.37, eighth.
Saleh Fetouh, 10.20, ninth.
Davis Heussler, 9.95, tenth.
Peter Shui, 8.07, 13th.
Bill Rushmore, 7.58, 15th.
Donna Steffan, 6.54, 21st.
Kathy Pollock, 6.29, 22nd.
Jim Gullo, 5.67, 25th.
Stan Kozlowski, 5.54, 26th.
Ten-Pao Lee, 5.37, 27th.
Judy Graf, 5.32, 28th.
Joan Rose, 5.25, 29th.
Penny Shui, 5.22, 30th.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Pearl Harris and Joann Dandridge, 68.34 %; Parmalier Murphy and Jean  Herndon, 52.34 %.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south,  Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 64%; Chuck Heimerl and Marion Morber, 63%; east-west, Eileen Bisantz and  Nancy Hoffman, 55%; Paul Ziebarth and Dave Stroud, 52%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 71%; Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 49%; east-west, Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 55%; Jeff Peters and Karen Synor, 54%.  
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 62.2%; Dee Schaeffer and Lil Ungerleider, 54.%; east-west, Mary Blanchard and Esther Greene, 63.9%; (tie) Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, Sandy Recoon and Irwin Brock, 52.7%.  
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Kathy Borcik and Judy Thielman, 58%; east-west, Ann Goodyear and Dianne Bloom, 67%.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: April 5

The Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament continues in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville, with pairs games at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. today, Saturday, April 5, and Swiss teams at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 6. To see the flyer, click this link. All ACBL sanctioned clubs are closed during the tournament.
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       The Bridge Center of Buffalo holds extra-point charity games Tuesday, April 8, through next Saturday, April 12, to benefit Grassroots Gardens.
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       The Airport Bridge Club hosts the ACBL-wide charity game with extra points and hand records at 11 a.m. Tuesday. The lesson at 10:45 a.m. next Saturday before the pairs game at noon takes up bidding over No Trump, including four-suit transfers and the Smolen and Liebenthal conventions.
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Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. Call 834-4222 for info. 
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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 – 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Barometer Pairs game – 7:15 p.m., Monday, May 12, Bridge Club Meridian.
Strawberry Social and pairs game – 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 28, Lockport Duplicate Club.
Annual picnic and game – Time TBA, Sunday, July 20, Erie County Fairgrounds.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
Rochester Spring Sectional – Webster Recreation Center, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, Webster. Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12. For info, click this link.
Toronto Easter Regional – Doubletree By Hilton Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont. Tuesday, April 15, to Sunday, April 20. For info, click this link. See “Event Schedule.”
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Monday, May 20, to Sunday, May 26. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31.
District 5 Summer Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, June 9, to Sunday, June 15. 
Rochester Summer Sectional – Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 453 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 19, and Sunday, July 20. For info, click this link. See “Event Schedule.”
Burt Garrell Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 4, to Sunday, Aug. 10. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 12, to Sunday, Sept. 14. For info, click this link.
Great Lakes Sectional – Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 12.
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 – Canandaigua. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9.
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.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
* * *
The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson has a career total of nearly 1,700 master 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 24 to March 30
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
   
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Jerry Geiger, 63.33%; B/C: Marilyn Sultz and Bob Kaprove, 55.83%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Judi Marshall, 65.83%; B/C: John Fiegl and Joanne Lafay, 48.33%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: Wilson McClaren and Linda Vassallo, 61.18%; C: Linda Wynes and Ruth Wurster, 45.79%; east-west, A: Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 63.99%; B: Walt Olszewski and Dorothy May, 54.33%; C: Shirley Cassety and Marian Morber, 46.26%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Bob Linn and Jerry Geiger, 64.50%; B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 62.67%; east-west, A/B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 62.58%; C: Jim and Gloria Brown, 45.50%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – One Winner. A: Allen Beroza and Jerry Geiger, 60%; Judi Marshall and Jim Mathis, 58.75%; B: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 58.75%; C: Bill Boardman and Joe Rooney, 51.67%; (tie) Ruth Hnath and Ruth Wurster, Bob and Judy Kaprove, 50.42%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: Bob Kaprove and Dorothy May, 56.94%; Mike Kisiel and Paul Ganley, 55.56%; B: (tie) Marian Morber and Ross Markello, Nancy Torrell and Rita Sofia, 51.39%; C: Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 49.07%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – North-south, A: Thom Burnett and Miri Salamone-Burnett, 70.37%; B: Marietta Kalman and Dale Anderson, 52.78%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 50.65%; east-west, A: Ross Markello and Shirley Cassety, 55.11%; B/C: John Kirsits and Paula Kotowski, 54.47%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning – Swiss Teams. A: Manju Ceylony, Shakeel Ahmad, John Ziemer, Jerry Geiger, 68 VPs; B: Barbara Pieterse, Dorothy May, Judi Marshall, Nancy Wolstoncroft, 64 VPs.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Swiss Teams. A: Manju Ceylony, Shakeel Ahmad, John Ziemer, Jerry Geiger, 68 VPs; B: Bob Olin, Mike Kisiel, Paula Salamone, Miri Salamone-Burnett, 60 VPs.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: James McClure and Judy Zeckhauser, 60.42%; Joan Smith and Fran Witnauer, 57.74%; Paula Rosen and Cherry Searle, 56.85%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 55.95%; C: Kathy Stamm and Gail Pitterman, 44.05%; east-west, A/B/C: Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 57.74%; Joyce Greenspan and Andrei Reinhorn, 55.06%; Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 54.76%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Jim Gullo and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 70.60%; Judy Padgug and Linda Burroughsford, 55.32%; B/C: Fran Kurtz and Sue Neubecker, 47.69%; east-west, A/B/C: Art Matthies and James Tao, 66.67%; Stan Kozlowski and Bob Padgug, 62.96%; Joan Rose and Donna Steffan, 55.56%; Fred Yellen and Judy Graf, 54.63%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell.  A: Saleh Fetouh and David Hemmer, 66.67%; B: Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 60.71%; Christy Kellogg and Linda Burroughsford, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Eugene Nawotniak and Pat Kilbury, 57.54%; C: Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 56.99%; Betsy and Richard Heuer, 56.52%; east-west, A: Lance Pollock and Bill Rich, 63.66%; B/C: Mary Ann Joyce and Pam Righter, 61.92%; Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 54.02%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 60.65%; B/C: Shubin Ruan and Ten-Pao Lee, 56.94%; Gabriel Tannenbaum and Gaurang Sheth, 54.63%; east-west, A/B/C: John and Martha Welte, 63.66%; Cathy Majewski and Chris Urbanek, 58.56%; David Larcom and Ken Meier, 54.63%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. A: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 61.22%; B/C: Pat Lakeman and Sue Neubecker, 58.65%; Fred Yellen and Judy Padgug, 56.09%; Eleanor Whelan and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 54.81%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B: Pat and Dick Rasmus, 59.26%; C: Andrei and Tova Reinhorn, 55.19%; (tie) Usha Khurana and Linda Burroughsford, Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 54.81%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 65.56%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 60%; (tie) James Downing and David Floyd, Bob and Joan Ciszak, 55.93%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 54.81%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Jim Gullo and Fred Yellen, 67.82%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Fran Kurtz, 56.02%; Ted Kahn and  Bernie Czarnecki, 40.97%; east-west, Walt Olszewski and Ed Drozen, 57.64%; Barbara Libby and John Ziemer, 55.09%; Ruth Wurster and Florence Boyd, 54.86%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – Howell. Ed Lechner and Anne O’Connor, 68.7%; Dorothy Kumrow and Eugene Nowatniak, 58.3%; Alicia Kolipinski and Al Dickman, 53.5%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. Beena Deshmukh and Sushil Amlani, 62.5%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 60%; Bob Lederhouse and Gene Giorgini, 50%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Dave and Jane Larcom, 62.5%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 58%; Bob Lederhouse and John Scott, 53%; Ted Kahn and Paul Capen, 51%.
Other clubs
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 61%; Chuck Heimerl and Marion Morber, 59%; east-west, Charlotte Bonfrager and Vince LoJacomo, 63%; Jill and Bruce Brown, 62%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, (tie) Peg Gorham and George Mayers, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 60%; east-west, Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 60%; Joe Day and Gil Watson, 58%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 65.6%; Dee Schaeffer and Lil Ungerleider 58.9%; east-west, Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 58.9%; Betty Ferrick and Mike Milch, 56.7%. 
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Fenton Harrison and Wilson McClaren, 54%; east-west, Bill Westley and Bill Rogers, 60%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Howell. Christel and Frank Bernard, 58.5%; Mike Brown and Frank Belz, 56.2%.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: March 29

The Airport Bridge Club lesson at 10:45 a.m. today, Saturday, March 29, continues a review of the Convention Card with the aim of simplifying complicated conventions. A pairs game follows at noon. The club has Swiss teams at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 30. Call 603-6943.
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The Buffalo Spring Sectional Tournament begins Friday, April 4, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. There are pairs games at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Friday and next Saturday, April 5, and Swiss teams at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 6.
For information, call Liz Clark at 652-0256 (email lizclark9@gmail.com) or Sue Neubecker at 876-2630 (email suebobneu@roadrunner.com). For partnerships, call Judie Bailey at 636-6148 (email baj_42@msn.com).
To see the flyer, click this link.
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Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. Call 834-4222 for info. 
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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 – 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 16, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Barometer Pairs game – 7:15 p.m., Monday, May 12, Bridge Club Meridian.
Strawberry Social and pairs game – 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 28, Lockport Duplicate Club.
Annual picnic and game – Time TBA, Sunday, July 20, Erie County Fairgrounds.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
Rochester Spring Sectional – Webster Recreation Center, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, Webster. Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12. For info, click this link.
Toronto Easter Regional – Doubletree By Hilton Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont. Tuesday, April 15, to Sunday, April 20. For info, click this link. See “Event Schedule.”
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Monday, May 20, to Sunday, May 26. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31.
District 5 Summer Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, June 9, to Sunday, June 15. 
Rochester Summer Sectional – Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 453 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 19, and Sunday, July 20. For info, click this link. See “Event Schedule.”
Burt Garrell Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 4, to Sunday, Aug. 10. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 12, to Sunday, Sept. 14. For info, click this link.
Great Lakes Sectional – Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 12.
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 – Canandaigua. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9.
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.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson has a career total of nearly 1,700 master 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 17 to March 23
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
  
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A: Barbara Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 70.63%; Barbara Libby and Jim Mathis, 56.88%; B: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Bill Boardman, 56.88%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 47.50%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – North-south, A: Bob Kaprove and Paula Kotowski, 55.83%; B: Usha Khurana and Dale Anderson, 53.33%; C: Michael and Ruth Kozower, 50%; east-west, A/B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Sharon Chang, 62.08%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Bob Andersen and Barbara Libby, 59.17%; B: Barbara Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 58.68%; C: Linda Vassallo and Wilson McClaren, 43.78%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and Liz Clark, 61.06%; B: John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 55.41%; C: Joe Rooney and Ross Markello, 48.03%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Bill Boardman and Paula Kotowski, 62.50%; B/C: Marietta Kalman and Judy Kaprove, 57.74%; Rita Sofia and Janet Frisch, 52.98%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Judi Marshall and Jim Mathis, 63.97%; B: Allen Beroza and Barbara Libby, 61.64%; C: Ed Drozen and Eleanor Whelan, 51.93%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and John Ziemer, 60.76%; B: Nancy Kessler and Ross Markello, 60.16%; C: Florence Boyd and Bob Kaprove, 51.11%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 63.89%; B: Bob Kaprove and Ken Trock, 62.50%; Mike Kisiel and Paul Ganley, 52.78%; C: Nancy Torrell and Marilyn Sultz, 52.08%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Bob Linn and Bill Boardman, 60.83%; B/C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 55.75%; east-west, A: Ruth Jones and Ruth Hnath, 61.08%; C: Jim and Gloria Brown, 54.67%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Howell. Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 59.26%; (tie) Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Ron Henrikson, Cleveland Fleming and partner, 48.15%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99ers. North-south, A/B: Liz Schulman and Mary Blanchard, 60.83%; C: Henry Borkowski and Chris Ludwig, 55%; east-west, A/B: Ernie LaFranier and Terrence Camp, 66.67%; (tie) Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, Betsey Pankewycz and Neelam Kohli, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Betsy and Richard Heuer, 60.71%; Marcia Wright and Elizabeth Neuner, 57.44%; Marjorie Plumb and Natalie Abramson, 57.14%; James McClure and Elizabeth Young, 55.06%; east-west, A: Chip Kean and Usha Khurana, 61.61%; B/C: Lynn Witmer and Jeff Thier, 53.57%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Fran Kurtz and Harry Meyers, 55.09%; Berta Brown and Joanne Kelley, 54.63%; C: Pat Lakeman and Barbara Landree, 51.16%; east-west, A: Jim Gullo and Judy Graf, 62.04%; B/C: Betty Metz and James Tao, 55.79%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 57%; B: Jack Cukierman and John Bielinski, 55%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Eugene Nawotniak and Violet Makhija, 58.63%; Joe Miranda and Elizabeth Neuner, 57.14%; Ann Coughlin and Elizabeth Young, 54.76%; C: Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 48.81%; east-west, A/B/C: Mary Ann Joyce and Pam Righter, 63.10%; Andrei Reinhorn and Sharon Chang, 58.33%; Marcia Wright and Pat Kilbury, 56.25%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Bert Hargesheimer and Pat Rasmus, 59.38%; Mark Pascale and Chris Urbanek, 57.29%; B: Nancy Wolstoncroft and Linda Burroughsford, 55.47%; C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 55.09%; east-west, A: Kamil Bishara and Dian Petrov, 58.80%; B: Ten-Pao Lee and Carol Bedell, 58.33%; C: Henry Chudy and Peter Patterson, 56.71%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Stan Kozlowski and Christy Kellogg, 55.58%; B/C: Art Matthies and David Donaldson, 54.49%; east-west, A/B: Claire Gareleck and Bob Olin, 59.87%; Liz Clark and Joan Rose, 54.83%; C: Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 53.30%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 61.31%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 60.90%; (tie) Howard and Joan Rose, Stan Kozlowski and Chris Urbanek, 59.30%; Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 57.69%; Tom Koralewski and Davis Heussler, 54.17%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – James Downing and David Floyd, 60.42%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 59.72%; Joe Rooney and Art Schumacher, 53.47%; Bob Farwell and Darcy Young,  52.78%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 58.63%; Jerry Geiger and Pat Rasmus, 57.74%; Ted Kahn and Dian Petrov, 55.36%; east-west, Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 60.12%; Dorothy and Ed Rupp, 56.55%; Carol Bedell and Betty Metz, 55.36%.  
Bridge Club Meridian Monday evening – Unit 116 “Green IMPs” Game. A: Jim Gullo and Eugene Harvey, 53 IMPs; B: Linda and Paul Zittel, 48 IMPs; C: Gary Schmitt and Gaurang Sheth, 38 IMPs.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Alicia Kolipinski and Sandy Marcussen, 62.3%; Edna and Ron Fill, 51.5%; east-west, Lance Pollock and Art Morth, 57%; Ed Lechner and Anne O’Connor, 56.5%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Dale Schlyer and Beena Deshmukh, 62%; B: Walt Olszewski and Madhav Deshmukh, 61%; C: John Meindl and Pat Lanighan, 48%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 63.5%; B: Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 55%; C: Kathy Fenn and Bob Lederhouse, 54%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Pearl Harris and Jean Herndon, 68.56%; Vivian Harris and Dolletha Holmes, 50.69%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Joe Day and Tony DiTusa, 69%; Tim Hartnett and David Young, 58%; east-west, (tie) Marian Roecker and Mary Ann Urbanski, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 59%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Bernie Myer and Joe Fiori, 67.5%; Pris Bretschger and Sallie Steele, 50%; Bernice Baker and Fred Nadel, 48.3%; east-west, Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 62.7%; Nita Ferrell and Ruth Killeen, 51%; Vera Arrison and Ruth Lansing, 47.1%.  
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Ann Goodyear and Wilson McClaren, 56%; (tie) Carol Neuhaus and Bill Rogers, Kathy Borcik and Judy Thielman, 51%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Margaret and Bob Rivard, 61%; (tie) Julie Ameroso and Edna Fill, Nancy Hoffman and Eileen Bisantz, 58%.