Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Duplicate Bridge: Sept. 8

Bridge Club Meridian is holding extra-point games at no extra charge each Monday in the month of September at either its 10:30 a.m. morning session or its 7:15 p.m. evening session.
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The Airport Bridge Club has a prize money pairs game at noon today, Saturday, Sept. 8; double point Swiss teams at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 9; double point pairs Monday, Sept. 10, through Friday, Sept. 14; and its progressive jackpot individual game next Saturday, Sept. 15. For info or to sign up for the individual game, call 603-6943.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo has a pro-am pairs game with unit rating at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. The club will be offering lessons for beginners soon. Call Eugene Harvey at 823-4060 for information.
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Western New York Unit 116 will hold the Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Friday, Sept. 21, to Sunday, Sept. 23, in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2735 Union Road at William Street, Cheektowaga, with pairs games at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Friday and next Saturday, and Swiss teams at 10:30 a.m.  next Sunday.
For info, call chairwoman Sue Neubecker at 876-2630 or e-mail  For partnerships, call Dian Petrov at 688-1226 or e-mail The Bridge Center of Buffalo will be closed during the sectional. 
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This online version of the Duplicate Bridge Column that appears on Saturdays in the Living section of The Buffalo News includes notes and results that could not be included in the print edition due to space limitations.
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The Duplicate Bridge Column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson with a deadline of Monday evening for the print edition and Wednesday evening for the online edition. To submit results and announcements, e-mail or Dale Anderson generally can be reached by phone at The Buffalo News at (716) 849-4420 from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday.
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Dale Anderson's quest to become a Gold Life Master and other observations on the game can be found in the Dalebridge section of this blog.
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Duplicate scores
Week of Aug. 27 to Sept. 2
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Bev Cohen and Jerry Geiger, 62.34%; B: Maury and Lois Tatelman, 58.01%; C: Nadine Stein and Cynthia Helfman, 46.31%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and John Ziemer, 62.66%; B: Judie Bailey and Paula Salamone, 58.81%; C: Eileen Karnofsky and Nancy Littenberg, 58.17%. August Club Series: Judie Bailey, 7.5 points; Nancy Littenberg, 5.5.

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Charity Club Championship. A: Adrian Figliotti and Mike Silverman, 69.71%; Paul Libby and Judi Marshall, 64.94%; B: Alicia Kolipinski and Dale Anderson, 59.41%; C: Elsie Rogers and Eva Schmidt, 54.18%; Paula Kotowski and Dede Kluckhohn, 47.63%. August Club Series: Mike Silverman, 13.5 points; Dede Kluckhohn, 12.

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B/C: Eva Schmidt and Elsie Rogers, 56.14%; east-west, A: Judi Marshall and Liz Clark, 71.85%; B: Adrian Figliotti and Mike Silverman, 55.01%; C: Dorothy May and Ginny Panaro, 44.06%.

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday noon – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Bev Cohen and Judi Marshall, 60.71%; B: Maury and Lois Tatelman, 56.85%; C: Sharon Chang and Ruth Kozower, 44.35%; east-west, A: Bob Andersen and Jerry Geiger, 64.29%; Len and Nancy Knabelkamp, 57.44%. August Club Series: (tie) Celine Murray, Dale Anderson, 10 points.

Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B: Jerry Kemsley and Luke Danielson, 60.91%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 49.74%; east-west, A: Tom Fraas and Judi Marshall, 61.72%; B: Nancy Kessler and Carlton Stone, 55.09%; C: Ron Helfman and Stew Brenner, 46.85%. August Club Series: Mike Kisiel, 8 points; (tie) Luke Danielson, Jerry Kemsley, 7.5.

Airport Bridge Club Friday noon – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 62.17%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Vince Pesce, 58.93%; B/C: Steve Newman and Nancy Littenberg, 50.60%. August Club Series: Liz Clark, 12 points; John Ziemer, 8.

Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Individual game. A/B: Chuck Heimerl, 64.29%; B/C: Pawan Matta, 62.86; B: Fenton Harrison, 55.71%; C: (tie) Val Derenda, Mike Mesirov, 51.90%. August Club Series: Dorothy May, 8 points; (tie) Shakeel Ahmad, Manju Ceylony, 6.

Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Howell. A/B: Carl and Jan Hasselback, 68%; Dorothy May and Paula Salamone, 59%. August Club Series: Jerry Geiger, 13 points; John Ziemer, 9.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Arthur Kean and Art Matthies, 59.66%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 58.14%; Joanne Zavarella and Jacqueline Hanley, 54.73%; Richard McGowan and Natalie Abramson, 54.73%; Beverly Isenberg and Sandra Scheff, 54.17%; C: Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 49.05%; east-west, A: Dorothy Soong  and  Larry Soong, 63.83%; B: Tish Schiffman and Martha Quinn, 58.52%; Margaret and Robert Rivard, 56.63%; C: Paul and Virginia Ziebarth, 56.44%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Berta Brown and Stan Kozlowski, 61.11%; Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, 59.49%; Jim Gullo and Betty Metz, 57.18%; B: Rita Sierocinski and Carolyn Siracuse, 52.08%; east-west, A/B: James Tao and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 66.15%; Michael Mesirov and Gene  Finton, 60.68%; Allen Beroza and Tova Reinhorn, 58.07%; Bud Seidenberg and Judy Graf, 57.55%; Chris Urbanek and Penny Shui, 56.77%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Eugene Harvey and Jim Gullo, 64.58%; Meg Klamp and John Bielinski, 61.46%; Chris Urbanek and Saleh Fetouh, 54.50%;

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Ted Kahn and Jacqueline Hanley, 62.58%; Joan Smith and Fran Witnauer, 57.82%; B: Tish Schiffman and Marilyn Shuman, 55.06%; C: Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 48.30%; east-west, A: Jo Finton and Richard McGowan, 61.01%; B: Violet Makhija and Laurie Foster, 58.63%; C: Hannah Weinberg and Penelope Shuman, 54.46%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Meg  Klamp and Bev Cohen, 57.87%; B/C: Eugene Giorgini and Joe Peters, 53.70%; east-west, A/B: Peter Shui and Ken Meier, 59.95%; Mark Pascale and Jim Madan, 54.63%; C: Jeff Bender and Richard Cramer-Benjamin, 52.55%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 67.08%; Berta Brown and Stan Kozlowski, 59.17%; B: Fran Kurtz and Carolyn Siracuse, 55.83%; Joyce Meskill and Betty Bronstein, 54.17%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon –  Howell. A/B/C: Pat Lakeman and Betty Metz, 67.71%; Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, 56.77%; Ted Kahn and Ten-Pao Lee, 56.77%; Robert Olin and Robert Feasley, 55.21%.

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 61.82%; (tie) Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, Dan Clark and Dave Larcom 60.09%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford,  57.73%; Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 55%.

Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, (tie) Edna Fill and Al Dickman, Nancy Acara and Beverly Dale, 53%; east-west, Jennifer Reynolds and Lillian Reynolds, 57%; Chuck Heimerl and Adam Dzimian, 52.5%.

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Mark Pascale and Jim Madan, 62.2%; B: Barbara and John Scott, 62.1%; C: Paula and Jim Jones, 61.6%.

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Elve Johnston and Marge Schomers, 65%; (tie)  Roy Crocker and Bob Lederhouse, Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 49%.

Other clubs

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 65%; Bill Rich and Chuck Heimerl, 63%; east-west, Emilie Wandass and Harry Rogers, 65%; Barb Hill and Ellie Guyett, 58%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 55%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 54%; east-west, Joe Day and Neil Katz, 68%; Sophie Mueller and Karen Synor, 55%.

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Adrienne and Harris Goldstein, 60.4%; Bernice Baker and Fitzi Schmitt, 60.1%; east-west, Nita Ferrell and Ruth Killeen, 63.1%; Joe Fiore and Estelle Gafter, 57.9%.

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Gloria Giza and Stan Kozlowski, 63%; east-west, Elsie Rogers and Emmett Vincent, 59%.

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