Thursday, November 20, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Nov. 22

The Airport Bridge Club celebrates frequent player Eva Schmidt’s 90th birthday at its 11 a.m. game Tuesday, Nov. 25. Extra-point games are offered at noon today, Saturday, Nov. 22, and 11:59 a.m. next Saturday, Nov. 29, after the weekly lesson at 10:45 a.m. Other games with extra points are at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, and 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo holds an extra-point game at 11:30 a.m. today, Saturday, Nov. 22.
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Closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 27, will be the Airport Bridge Club and the Bridge Center of Buffalo.
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The annual meeting of Western New York Unit 116 will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Lunch will be at noon, with the meeting at 1 p.m. and a pairs game to follow. Ticket deadline is Friday, Nov. 28.
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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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Tournament calendar
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 8, to Sunday, Dec. 14. 
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. For info, click this link.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, to Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, 2015, and Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, 2015, to Sunday, May 17, 2015. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, to Monday, May 25, 2015.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, 2015, and Sunday, June 14, 2015.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, 2015, to Sunday, June 21, 2015.
Buffalo Regional – Location and dates TBA. Previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, 2015, and Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, 2015, and Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, and Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, to Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, to Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, April 8, 2016, to Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, 2016, to Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since Nov. 10, 2011, Dale Anderson hopes to reach a career total of 1,800 master points before Christmas. 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 Nov. 10 to Nov. 16
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
   
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A: John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 66.15%; B: Bob Kaprove and Paula Kotowski, 63.73%; Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 53.52%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ron Henrikson, 47.67%; Judith McDermid and Marilyn Steffan, 47.23%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A: Barbara Libby and Jim Mathis, 64.34%; B/C: Judy Kaprove and Ruth Kozower, 59.61%; east-west, A: Chuck Schorr and Liz Clark, 65.05%; B/C: Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 56.64%. 
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 63.96%; B/C: Sandra Scheff and Barbara Sadkin, 61.78%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Jerry Geiger, 68.86%; B: John Kirsits and Paula Kotowski, 57.77%; C: Florence Boyd and Ron Henrikson, 49.02%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 65.48%; B: Bill Boardman and David Donaldson, 63.69%; Marietta Kalman and Judy Kaprove, 50.60%; C: Barbara Sadkin and Ruth Wurster, 48.21%; Sandra Silverberg and Rosalie Rosenband, 41.67%. 
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 65.73%; B: Walt Olszewski and Linda Vassallo, 57.48%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 55.99%; east-west, A: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 56.51%; B: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 50.85%; C: Nancy Kessler and Martin Pieterse, 50.26%. 
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Paula Salamone and Ruth Kozower, 56.67%; east-west, A: Bob Andersen and Jerry Geiger, 56.67%; B: Martin Pieterse and John Kirsits, 53.75%; C: Ron Henrikson and Art Schumacher, 52.08%. 
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, 60.42%; Bill Boardman and Paula Salamone, 59.72%; B: Judy Kaprove and Ruth Kozower, 54.17%; Ross Markello and Shirley Cassety, 49.31%; C: Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 44.44%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning – Club Championship Swiss Teams. A: John Ziemer, Jerry Geiger, Shakeel Ahmad, Manju Ceylony, 57 VPs. 
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Club Championship Swiss Teams. A: Ken Meier, Barbara Libby, Harry Cheung, Liz Clark, 55 VPs. 
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99ers. North-south, A/B: Terrence Camp and Patricia Haynes, 56.67%; C: Terry Smith and Janice Johnson, 47.50%; east-west, A: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 58.33%; Ruth Nawotniak and James McClure, 57.50%; B/C: Burt Freiman and Larry Abate, 50.83%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Natalie Abramson and Richard McGowan, 61.74%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 48.67%; east-west, A/B: Marjorie Plumb and Ginger Maiman, 60.61%; C: Pam Righter and Anne Astman, 55.68%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 57.44%; Donna Steffan and Jay Levy, 57.14%; C: Chip Kean and Judy Zeckhauser, 48.21%; east-west, A/B: Art Morth and Sharon Wilcox, 60.12%; Stan Kozlowski and Jerry Geiger, 57.44%; Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 54.76%; C: Sue Neubecker and Tova Reinhorn, 46.43%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Victory Point Game. Christy Kellogg and Bob Olin, 68 VPs.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: David Donaldson and Henry Porter, 64.39%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 55.11%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 54.92%; C: Pam Righter and Mary Joyce, 53.22%; east-west, A/B: Laurie Foster and Violet Makhija, 66.29%; Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 61.74%; Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 57.58%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 50.38%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 63.39%; B/C: Jan O'Mara and Edith Knaszak, 56.25%; east-west, A: Art Morth and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 61.38%; B: Ten-Pao Lee and Gaurang Sheth, 57.41%; C: John and Martha Welte, 55.03%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 59.72%; Jay Levy and Jim Madan, 58.10%; B/C: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Fran Kurtz, 53.94%; east-west, A/B: Mike Ryan and Fred Yellen, 64.35%; Judy Graf and Joan Rose, 60.19%; Stan Kozlowski and Chris Urbanek, 57.64%; Bob Padgug and Donna Steffan, 55.56%; C: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 49.54%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B/C: David Donaldson and Henry Porter, 57.92%; Stan Kozlowski and Cathy Majewski, 57.08%; Chris Urbanek and Gary Schmitt, 56.67%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 65.46%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 65%; Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 63.18%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 59.54%; Maryann Martin and Colleen Mitchell, 56.37%; Merton and Colleen Haynes, 50.91%. 
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 58.33%; Eleanor Whelan and Sue Neubecker, 56.25%; Nancy Acara and Beverly Dale, 47.92%; east-west, Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 60.42%; Bob Andersen and David Donaldson, 58.04%; Tova Reinhorn and Joyce Greenspan, 56.85%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Nancy Acara and Edna Fill, 62%; Mike and Vince Taeger, 58.5%; east-west, Alicia Kolipinski, 57%; John Garrity and Bud Eckert, 53.5%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, Bob Lederhouse and Judie Bailey, 61%; Jeff Bender and Gabe Tannenbaum, 58%; Joyce Kindt and Gene Giorgini, 52%; east-west, Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 57%; Barbara and John Scott, 53%; Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 52%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, 65%; Roy Crocker and Bob Lederhouse, 60%; Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 58%; Marilyn White and Elaine Moon, 56%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Joann  Dandridge and Doanne Jackson, 63.90%; Pearl Harris and Vivian  Harris, 53.15%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Elaine LaVigne and Carol Neuhaus, 55%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 54%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 65%; Bell and Aruna Raghu, 56%. 
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Bernie Myer and Joe Fiore, 66.2%; Jeanette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 53.9%; east-west, Esther Greene and Ruth Lansing, 59.6%; Nita Ferrell and Ruth Killeen, 58.8%. 
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Marle and Bob McMillen, 64%; east-west, Judy Thielman and Pat O’Brien, 69%.
College Club Duplicate – Howell. Marie Barker and Neola McGuire, 63.28%; Clare Schultz and Nancy Thomas, 60.93%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 66.3%; Pat and Mike Weber, 60.1%; east-west, Carmella Losi and Esther Ferris, 63.8%; Sue Riccio and Ann Drapo, 59.2%.


Thursday, November 13, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Nov. 15

The Airport Bridge Club has extra-point games every day from today, Saturday, Nov. 15, through Sunday, Nov. 23. Today’s pairs game at noon is preceded by a lesson at 10:45 a.m. There will be a Swiss team game at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, with free pizza. For info and to sign up, call 603-6943.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo will have extra-point games Tuesday, Nov. 18, through next Saturday, Nov. 22.
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The annual meeting of Western New York Unit 116 will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Lunch will be at noon, with the meeting at 1 p.m. and a pairs game to follow. Ticket deadline is Friday, Nov. 28.
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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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Tournament calendar
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 8, to Sunday, Dec. 14. 
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. For info, click this link.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, to Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, 2015, and Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, 2015, to Sunday, May 17, 2015. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, to Monday, May 25, 2015.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, 2015, and Sunday, June 14, 2015.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, 2015, to Sunday, June 21, 2015.
Buffalo Regional – Location and dates TBA. Previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, 2015, and Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, 2015, and Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, and Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, to Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, to Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, April 8, 2016, to Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, 2016, to Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since Nov. 10, 2011, Dale Anderson expects to reach a career total of 1,800 master points before Christmas. 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 Nov. 3 to Nov. 9
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
  
       Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Barbara Libby, 65.25%; B: John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 57.75%; C: June Feuerstein and Mary Terrana, 51.33%; east-west, A: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 61.67%; B/C: Isabelle Banas and Linda Wynes, 48.25%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Marietta Kalman and Dale Anderson, 60.94%; B: Judy Kaprove and Ruth Kozower, 56.28%; C: Linda Wynes and Jan Hasselback, 49.45%; east-west, A: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 59.69%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 54.37%; C: Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 45.11%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Eleanor Whelan and Mike Silverman, 62.25%; B/C: Judy Kaprove and Marietta Kalman, 47.17%; east-west, A: Vince Pesce and David Donaldson, 63.17%; B: John Kirsits and Paula Kotowski, 57%; C: Ron Henrikson and Art Schumacher, 44.50%. 
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday afternoon – ACBL-wide Charity Game. North-south, A: Eleanor Whelan and Mike Silverman, 58.33%; B: Eva Schmidt and Joyce Greenspan, 51.98%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 48.81%; east-west, A: Alan Greer and partner, 65.87%; B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 49.21%; C: Nancy Torrell and Marilyn Sultz, 44.84%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 60.71%; B: Usha Khurana and Paula Kotowski, 53.87%; C: Barbara Sadkin and Eva Schmidt, 46.43%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Vince Pesce, 58.63%; B: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 56.85%; C: Nancy Kessler and Martin Pieterse, 45.54%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 65.08%; Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 51.99%; B: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 51.58%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Art Matthies, 49.80%; Nadine Stein and Dorothy May, 46.79%. 
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: (tie) Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 56.94%; B: J. Bailey Leftwich and Cleveland Fleming, 56.48%; Beverly Dale and Dale Anderson, 50.93%; C: Michael and Ruth Kozower, 51.46%; Ross Markello and Shirley Cassety, 48.61%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 63.64%; Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 62.50%; Usha Khurana and Joe Miranda, 57.01%; Natalie Abramson and Richard McGowan, 56.25%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 55.11%; Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 54.17%; C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 53.98%; east-west, A/B: Sandra Silverberg and Pat Kilbury, 59.28%; Kathy Stamm and Tish Schiffman, 57.77%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 56.25%; Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 55.30%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 72.76%; Betty Metz and Christy Kellogg, 60.90%; Jay Levy and Joan Rose, 60.58%; B: Judy Padgug and Joanne Kelley, 58.01%; C: Jeanne Gladysz and Sue Neubecker, 57.69%; Chris Urbanek and Carol Bedell, 55.45%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: Teresa Fraas and Cathy Majewski, 54%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Joe Miranda and Linda Milch, 69%; B: Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 67%; Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 61.61%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 54.28%; C: Terrence Camp and Carol Roth, 50.62%; east-west, A: Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 62.03%; B: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 61.29%; Betty Beishline and Martha Quinn, 57.46%; C: Peggy Mergenhagen and Helen Reilly, 54.49%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 61.81%; B: Peter Patterson and Cathy Majewski, 59.72%; Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 59.49%; Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 58.33%; C: Eugene Giorgini and Joe Peters, 43.75%; east-west, A: Penny Shui and Ken Meier, 59.26%; B/C: Henry Chudy and Peter Shui, 59.03%; John and Martha Welte, 58.80%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Rita Sofia and Sue Neubecker, 58.56%; Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, 56.02%; Jim Gullo and Judy Padgug, 54.86%; Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Barbara Libby and Liz Clark, 58.56%; Jay Levy and Elaine Universal, 56.02%; C: Betty Metz and Tova Reinhorn, 51.39%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Sharon Benz and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 60.83%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 57.92%; B/C: (tie) Teresa Fraas and Elaine Universal, Martha and John Welte, 57.08%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Sandi England, 63.02%; (tie) James Downing and David Floyd, Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 54.17%; Joe Miranda and John Fiegl, 53.65%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 52.6%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 58.80%; Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 57.64%; Bernie and Dick Czarnecki, 49.54%; east-west, Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 64.35%; Judie Bailey and David Donaldson, 55.09%; Florence Boyd and Ruth Wurster, 53.01%. 
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Jack Cuikerman and Gabe Tannenbaum, 58%; Carolyn Siracuse and Bill Rich, 51.5%; east-west, Dorothy May and Ron Henrickson, 54.5%; Lance and Pam Pollock, 53%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, Miriam Regnet and Connie Swick, 56%; Joyce Kindt and Carolyn Siracuse, 55%; Gabe Tannenbaum and Jeff Bender, 51%; east-west, Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 59%; Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 54%; Gwilym Brick and Jim Jacobi, 50%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Jim and Paula Jones, 63%; Barbara and John Scott, 61%; Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 58%.
ACBL Western New York Unit 116 Sunday – Unit Championship. Swiss teams. A: Ten-Pao Lee, Mike Ryan, Laurie Foster, Howard Foster, 75 VPs; B: Rich Cramer-Benjamin, John Ziemer, Gaurang Sheth, Chuck Schorr, 69 VPs; C: Michael Kozower, Ruth Kozower, Bob Kaprove, Judy Kaprove, 68 VPs; Ken Meier, John Kirsits, Martin Pieterse, Barbara Pieterse, 61 VPs. 
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Diana Brown and Doanne Jackson, 70%; Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 65.63%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 67%; Marian Morber and Chuck Heimerl, 64%; east-west, Carol Neuhaus and Martin Schaus, 61%; Ross Markello and Bruce Burr, 58%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 65%; Ron Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 58%; east-west, Dave Stroud and Jim Tao, 80%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 65%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 60%; Dick Munschauer and Jeanette Reid, 53.9%; east-west, Evie Miller and Emily Wettlaufer, 65.6%; Esther Greene and Ruth Lansing, 62.8%. 
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Anne Goodyear and Dona Tepas, 68%; east-west, Norm Kirchner and Stan Kozlowski, 60%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 63.2%; Marie Lanza and Lou Lombardi, 60.7%; east-west, Christel and Frank Bernard, 57.5%; Phyllis and Al Vogt, 56.9%.

ABA Tournament (Nov. 1 and 2) – Local winners. Saturday evening, Section A. Bill Finkelstein and Alan Greer, second. Sunday Round Robin, Section B. Jeanette Shropshire, Joyce Stewart, Juanita Tillmon  and Carol Hairston, first; Diana Brown, Eileen Coleman-Turner, Alice Bragg and David Jones, second. 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Nov. 8



A unit-rated game will be played at noon today, Saturday, Nov. 8, in the Bridge Center of Buffalo and the Airport Bridge Club. At the Airport Club, it follows a lesson at 10:45 a.m.
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Western New York Unit 116 holds an “Eight Is Enough” Swiss team game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, in the Airport Bridge Club. Players are assigned point values according to their expertise – three for expert, two for intermediate, one for novice – and the total for each team must not exceed eight. For info, call Howard Foster at 633-2617 or Liz Clark at 652-0256.
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The Airport Bridge Club offers extra-point games at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11, with a Veterans Day chicken barbecue at 1. Other extra-point games are at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, and noon next Saturday, Nov. 15, following the lesson at 10:45 a.m.
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The annual meeting of Western New York Unit 116 will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Lunch will be at noon, with the meeting at 1 p.m. and a pairs game to follow. Ticket deadline is Friday, Nov. 28.
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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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Tournament calendar
Finger Lakes Sectional – Seneca County Office Building, Senior Center, DiPronio Drive, Waterloo. Today, Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 8, to Sunday, Dec. 14. 
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. For info, click this link.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, to Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, 2015, and Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, 2015, to Sunday, May 17, 2015. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, to Monday, May 25, 2015.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, 2015, and Sunday, June 14, 2015.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, 2015, to Sunday, June 21, 2015.
Buffalo Regional – Location and dates TBA. Previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, 2015, and Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, 2015, and Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, and Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, to Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, to Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, April 8, 2016, to Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, 2016, to Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since Nov. 10, 2011, Dale Anderson expects to reach a career total of 1,800 master points before Christmas. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
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Duplicate scores
Week of Oct. 27 to Nov. 2
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
  
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Club Appreciation Pairs. Howell. A: Barbara Multerer and Art Schumacher, 67.26%; Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 58.93%; B: June Feuerstein and Dale Anderson, 48.21%; C: Ron Henrikson and Bill Boardman, 44.05%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Club Appreciation Pairs. North-south, A: Alan Greer and partner, 65.28%; B/C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 61.11%; east-west, A: Judi Marshall and Liz Clark, 57.87%; B: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 55.56%; C: Lou Di Lorenzo and Bill Boardman, 53.01%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Club Appreciation Pairs. North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Liz Clark, B: Wilson McClaren and Linda Vassallo, 47.92%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 41.67%; east-west, A: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 59.58%; B: Bill Boardman and Paul Zittel, 57.08%; C: Ron Henrikson and Paula Salamone, 47.08%. 
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Club Appreciation Pairs. North-south, A: Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 60.88%; B: Walt Olszewski and Linda Vassallo, 57.18%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 55.79%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Judi Marshall, 62.96%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 56.71%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 45.60%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Unit Championship. North-south, A/B/C: Nadine Stein and Judy Kaprove, 57.20%; east-west, A/B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 59.27%; C: Art Schumacher and Ron Henrikson, 49.06%. 
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Alan Greer and partner, 64.81%; B: (tie) Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 61.57%; C: Sushil Amlani and David Donaldson, 59.72%; Bonne Hall and Paula Kotowski, 42.59%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Alan Greer and partner, 65.99%; B: Janet Frisch and Mike Kisiel, 56.81%; Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 52.02%; C: David and Dordy Donaldson, 48.63%; Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 44.31%. 
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 63.10%; Usha Khurana and Chip Kean, 55.95%; C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 46.43%; east-west, A/B: Janie Polk and Rose Bochiechio, 58.33%; Gloria and Jim Brown, 55.36%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 54.46%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Judy Graf and Bud Seidenberg, 61.85%; B: Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 60%; Sue Neubecker and Joan Rose, 55.56%; Jay Levy and Jim Gullo, 54.44%; C: Art Morth and Sharon Wilcox, 51.85%.  
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Victory Point Game. A: Bill Rushmore and Joan Rose, 32 VPs.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 61.17%; Laurie Foster and Violet Makhija, 59.66%; east-west, A/B/C: Elizabeth Defeo and Rose Ann Grimadi, 62.69%; Martha Quinn and Betty Beishline, 56.06%; Marjorie Plumb and Ginger Maiman, 55.49%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Bob Olin and Cathy Majewski, 60.94%; B: Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, 57.55%; Tova Reinhorn and Gary Schmitt, 56.25%; C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 43.49%; east-west, A/B: Teresa Fraas and Elaine Universal, 61.57%; Penny and Peter Shui, 57.64%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 57.41%; C: Henry Chudy and Peter Patterson, 51.16%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Chris Urbanek and Judy Padgug, 67.56%; Jay Levy and Jim Gullo, 58.04%; B/C: Sue Neubecker and Eleanor Whelan, 55.95%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 61.61%; B: Harry Cheung and Sharon Wilcox, 61.01%; C: Tova Reinhorn and Betty Metz, 47.02%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Davis Heussler and Saleh Fetouh, 62.96%; Sharon Benz and John Toy, 61.11%; B/C: Carol Bedell and Tova Reinhorn, 56.30%; Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 55.56%; Larry and Dorothy Soong, 54.07%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday afternoon –Annual Meeting. North-south, A/B: Dian Petrov and Kamil Bishara, 55.27%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 54.89%; C: Pat Lakeman and Betty Metz, 43.92%; east-west, A: Chris Urbanek and Peter Patterson, 57.87%; Eugene Harvey and Jay Costello, 55.78%; B/C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 53.95%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 64.54%; (tie) Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, Joe Benenati and Chuck Cookson, 60%; Ken Meier and Sandi England, 56.82%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Anne Watkins and Rita Sofia, 60.12%; Dick Czarnecki and Bob Andersen, 57.45%; Bernie Czarnecki and John Lewis, 40.32%; east-west, Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 56.63%; Nadine Stein and Fran Kurtz, 53.30%; Jim Gullo and Tova Reinhorn, 52.51%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – Howell. Lance and Pam Pollock, 56%; Alicia Kolipinski and Bob Lederhouse, 54.8%; Joyce Kindt and Ron Fill, 53.6%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Jim and Paula Jones, 66%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 57%; Carolyn Siracuse and Marge Schomers, 56%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 61%; Jim and Paula Jones, 58%; Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 56%.
Other clubs
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Elaine LaVigne and Cindy Darone, 61%; Herb Falk and Marv Feuerstein, 54%; east-west, Edna Fill and Joanne Zavarella, 61%; Alicia Kolopinski and Betty Beishline, 56%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 59%; Bobbi and Joe Huber, 58%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 68%; Carl Gebauer and Tim Hartnett, 61%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Ruth Jones and Evie Miller, 69.4%; Priscilla Bretschger and Sallie Steele, 54.2%; east-west, Ruth Killeen and Emmy Wettlaufer, 63.3%; David and Teddy Speser, 60.8%. 
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Marge and Bob McMillen, 74%; Elaine and Frank Wegrzyn, 60%; Carol Neuhaus and Stan Kozlowski, 53%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Margaret Rivard and Joanne Zavarella, 64.6%; Pat and Mike Weber, 60%; east-west, Lynda Pettit and Carmella Losi, 67.1%; Nancy Hoffman and Eileen Bisantz, 57.1%

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Nov. 1


The ABA Humboldt Bridge Club is hosting a Grade A Tournament in the Best Western Hotel, 510 Delaware Ave., with pairs games at 1 and 7 p.m. today, Saturday, Nov. 1, and a modified round robin team game at 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo holds its annual meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, followed at 5:30 by a pairs game free to members. The club has a unit-rated game with extra points at noon next Saturday, Nov. 8.
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The Airport Bridge Club offers extra point pairs games at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, and 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 3, and Friday, Nov. 7. A pairs game at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, precedes an ACBL-wide charity pairs game at 1 p.m., and a unit-rated game next Saturday, Nov. 8, at noon, follows the lesson at 10:45 a.m.
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The “Eight Is Enough” Swiss team game hosted by Unit 116 will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, at the Airport Bridge Club. For info, call Howard Foster at 633-2617 or Liz Clark at 652-0256.
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Congratulations to Jim Gullo, the top local master point winner in the Buffalo Regional Tournament Oct. 21 to Oct. 26 in the Event Center at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. He finished in 19th place with 34.82 points.
Other leading local master point winners:
Jay Costello, 28.85 (24th).
Mike Ryan, 28.18 (25th).
Saleh Fetouh, 25.63 (35th).
Davis Heussler, 23.70 (38th).
Yichuan Luo, 23.23 (39th).
Donna Steffan, 22.99 (43rd).
Judy Padgug, 20.98 (46th).
Ken Meier, 18.85 (52nd).
Kathy Pollock, 18.52 (53rd).
Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 18.08 (tied 58th).
Liz Clark, 17.39 (64th).
John Ziemer, 17.31 (65th).
David Hemmer, 17.01 (71st).
Bert Feasley, 16.71 (72nd).
Linda Burroughsford, 16.37 (74th).
Joanne Kelley, Eugene Harvey and Chongmin Zhang, 15.44 (tied 81st).
Jay Levy, 14.78 (86th).
Gaurang Sheth, 14.20 (90th).
Bob Padgug, 14.13 (91st).
Martha and John Welte, 13.12 (tied 100th).
David Colligan, 12.88 (103rd).
Bud Seidenberg, 12.60 (106th).
Elaine Kurasiewicz, 12.43 (107th).
Tova Reinhorn, 12.08 (108th).
Paula Kotowski and Bill Boardman, 11.62 (tied 112th).
Beena Deshmukh, 10.94 (121st).
Andrei Reinhorn, 10.78 (126th).
Thomas Donnelly, 10.66 (127th).
John Kirsits, 10.45 (130th).
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Western New York Unit 116 holds its annual meeting and game on Saturday, Dec. 6, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Lunch will be at noon, with the meeting at 1 p.m. and a pairs game to follow. Ticket deadline is Nov. 28.
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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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Tournament calendar
Finger Lakes Sectional – Seneca County Office Building, Senior Center, DiPronio Drive, Waterloo. Next Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 8, to Sunday, Dec. 14. 
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. For info, click this link.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, to Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, 2015, and Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, 2015, to Sunday, May 17, 2015. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, to Monday, May 25, 2015.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, 2015, and Sunday, June 14, 2015.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, 2015, to Sunday, June 21, 2015.
Buffalo Regional – Location and dates TBA. Previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, 2015, and Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, 2015, and Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, and Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, to Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, to Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, April 8, 2016, to Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, 2016, to Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print version normally appears in the Life & Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its usual place, try the Sports section.
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since Nov. 10, 2011, Dale Anderson expects to reach a career total of 1,800 master points before Christmas. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
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Duplicate scores
Week of Oct. 20 to Oct. 26
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
  
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A/B/C: Michael and Ruth Kozower, 62.50%; Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 56.55%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Howell. A: Lou Di Lorenzo and partner, 60.24%; Ken and Gladys Hardcastle, 59.11%; B: Donna Pottle and Pam Righter, 54.67%; Eva Schmidt and Bob Smith, 50.67%; C: Don and Christine Grant, 47.41%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – James Downing and David Floyd, 57.78%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 57.04%; Maryann Martin and Colleen Mitchell, 56.03%; Bob Lederhouse and David Larcom, 54.07%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – Howell.  Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 62.82%; Dorothy and Ed Rupp, 57.14%; Harry Meyers and Fran Kurtz, 57.05%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. Jim and Paula Jones, 62%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 57%; John and Barbara Scott, 56%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Kathy Fenn and Jerry Julias, 56%; (tie) Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 55%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Vivian Harris and Doanne Jackson, 65%; (tie) Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, Parmalier Murphy and Cleveland Fleming, 50%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Marion Morber and Chuck Heimerl, 61%; Herb Falk and Marv Feuerstein, 59%; east-west, Mary Guozzo and Marie Schneider, 58%; Elizabeth Young and Lilly Pleskow, 57%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Dave Stroud and Jim Tao, 58%; Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 53%; east-west, Marvin Feuerstein and Tim Hartnett, 58%; Cindy Darone and Elaine LiVigne, 54%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Fred Nadel and Eleanor Murray, 54.4%; (tie) Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, Mary Blanchard and  Libbie Neuner, 52.2%; east-west, Ruth Killeen and Nita Ferrell, 63.9%; Betty Bowling and Charles Banta, 60.5%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Wilson McClaren and Fenton Harrison, 70%; Marge and Bob McMillen, 54%; east-west, Judy Thielman and Pat O’Brien, 67%; Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, 54%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 54.2%; Marie Lanza and Lou Lombardi, 53%; east-west, Al and Phyllis Vogt, 63.8%; Lynda Pettit and Kathy Weigel, 53.8%.