Thursday, October 4, 2012

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 6

All games next week at the Bridge Club of Buffalo will be double-point charity games. The club’s annual meeting takes place Sunday, Oct. 14, with a potluck lunch at 1:30 p.m. and a unit-rated game at 2:30 that’s free for club members.
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The Airport Bridge Club offers double and triple-point games all week, with an 11 a.m. starting time now in effect for all regular weekday games.
Special games include a Columbus Day chicken barbecue on Monday, Oct. 8, with games at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; a double session on Thursday, Oct. 11, with pairs at 10 a.m. and a triple-point Swiss teams game at 1:30 p.m. offering gold points; and a 36-board triple-point Swiss team game, also with gold points, from 11 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14.
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          The Buffalo Spooktacular Regional Tournament takes place Tuesday, Oct. 23, to Sunday, Oct. 28, in the Grand Island Holiday Inn, 100 Whitehaven Road at East River Road. For info, click on this link:
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          Eight Is Enough!, a team game staged annually by Western New York Unit 116, guarantees a combination of experienced and inexperienced players. Each team is allowed a maximum of eight “points” determined on the following schedule:
Players with 2000-plus points = 3.
Life masters with fewer than 2000 points = 2.
Non-life masters or fewer than 500 points = 1.
Unit 116’s next Eight Is Enough! game takes place at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11, in the Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
For partnerships and help forming teams, call Tova Reinhorn at 632-2056 (home) or 994-1582 (cell), or Dian Petrov at 688-1226 (home) or 238-2230 (cell). Their email addresses are and
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          Looking for local bridge clubs on the web?
          Bridge Center of Buffalo:
          Bridge Center Meridian
          Western New York Unit 116:
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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.
Email or Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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Duplicate scores
Week of Sept. 24 to Sept. 30
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

   Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – International Fund Game. North-south, A: Harry Cheung and John Ziemer, 63.65%; B/C: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 50.04%; east-west, A/B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 59.57%; C: Isabelle Banas and Linda Wynes, 54.24%. September Club Series: Dale Anderson, 11 points; (tie) Bill Boardman, Joe Rooney, 8.5 points.

   Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – International Fund Game. North-south, A/B: Alicia Kolipinski and Mike Silverman, 60.25%; C: Dede Kluckhohn and Eleanor Whelan, 55.40%; east-west, A/B/C: Ruth Wurster and Adrian Figliotti, 57.90%. September Club Series: Adrian Figliotti, 14.5 points; Ruth Wurster, 12 points.

   Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – International Fund Game. Howell. A: Alicia Kolipinski and Mike Silverman, 56.70%; B: Jacqueline Chang and Sharon Chang, 56.38%; C: Linda Vassallo and Adrian Figliotti, 50.43%. September Club Series: Beverly Dale, 9.5 points; Dale Anderson, 9 points.

   Airport Bridge Club Wednesday afternoon – International Fund Game. North-south, A: Carlton Stone and Ross Markello, 56.83%; B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 55.25%; C: Bill Boardman and Ginny Panaro, 47.50%; A: Mike Ryan and Allen Beroza, 64.83%; B/C: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 53.92%. September Club Series: Carlton Stone, 8 points; (3-way tie) Celine Murray, Vince Pesce, Dale Anderson, 7 points.

   Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – International Fund Game. North-south, A: Eleanor Whelan and Vince Pesce, 62.74%; B: Linda Vassallo and Adrian Figliotti, 62.02%; C: Linda Wynes and Don Grant, 41.63%; east-west, A: Paul and Barbara Libby, 62.15%; B: John Kirsits and Ken Meier, 52.75%; C: Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 47.49%. September Club Series: Barbara Libby, 12 points; (tie) Bruce Burr, Ross Markello, 10.5 points.

   Airport Bridge Club Thursday afternoon – International Fund Game. Howell. A: Tom Fraas and Judi Marshall, 64.29%; B: Sharon Chang and Dale Anderson, 57.14%; C: Bob Kaprove and Joe Rooney, 50.79%; Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 50%.  

   Airport Bridge Club Friday afternoon – International Fund Game. North-south, A/B: Christine Pesce and Judie Bailey, 55.65%; C: Nadine Stein and Ruth Kozower, 47.62%; east-west, A: Mike Mesirov and Barbara Libby, 63.10%; B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Alicia Kolipinski, 53.87%. September Club Series: Paul Libby, 8 points; Paula Salamone, 7 points.

   Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Individual Game. A: Judy Kaprove, 66.07%; Mike Silverman, 58.93%; B/C: Fenton Harrison, 51.79%.

   Airport Bridge Club Sunday – Swiss teams. A: Liz Clark, John Ziemer, Richard Cramer-Benjamin, Mike Ryan, 77 VPs; B: Judy Kaprove, Mike Kisiel, Paul Ganley, Dale Anderson, 59 VPs; C: Nancy Wolstoncroft, Ginny Panaro, Bob Olin, Carolyn Siracuse, 57 VPs. 

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Art Matthies and Art “Skip” Kean, 64.29%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 59.82%; B: Natalie Abramson and Richard McGowan, 59.23%; Roslyn Berkovitz and Rose Bochiechio, 56.55%; James McClure and Joyce Greenspan, 55.36%; C: Peggy Stock and Cherry Searle, 44.05%; east-west, A/B/C: Sharon Wilcox and Janet Dimet, 67.86%; Sandra Morrison and Judith L. Bailey, 67.26%; Ron Ferguson and Bob Mann, 63.69%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 59.03%; B: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 57.64; C: Pat Lakeman and Betty Metz, 51.39%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: Davis Heussler and David Colligan, 58%; William Bascom and William Rushmore, 56%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Jacqueline Hanley and James McClure, 64.77%; B: Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 57.01%; Elizabeth Young and Ann Coughlin, 56.06%; C: James and Karen Stephenson, 51.70%; east-west, A/B/C: Paul and Virginia Ziebarth, 58.71%; Richard McGowan and Joyce Greenspan, 55.49%; Dorothy and Larry Soong, 54.55%; Helen “Mickey” Martin and Sol Messinger, 54.36%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, 56.48%; Meg Klamp and Judy Graf, 55.56%; Claire Gareleck and Norm St. Denis, 55.32%; C: Kathy Stamm and Jo Finton, 44.21%; east-west, A/B/C: Paul Piciulo and Sean Bennett, 60.42%; Art Morth and Peter Shui, 56.48%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 54.17%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 57.41%; B: Christy Kellogg and Claire Gareleck, 54.63%; C: Dick Czarnecki and Anne Watkins, 51.85%; east-west, A: Chris Urbanek and John Toy, 61.57%; B: Bob Padgug and Donna Steffan, 58.80%; Michael Ryan and Judy Graf, 56.71%; Dian Petrov and Gene Finton, 55.56%; C: Sue Neubecker and Marietta Kalman, 42.59%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B/C: Eileen Karnofsky and Claire Gareleck, 64.35%; John Marvin III and Catherine Majewski, 61.57%; John Toy and Judy Graf, 60.65%; Jim Jacobi and Judie Bailey, 58.33%.

   Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Howell. Art Schumacher and Joe Rooney, 66.02%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 64.74%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 59.61%; Enid Sweet and Betty Colby, 56.41%.

   Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south: A/B: Bob Feasley and Pat Burns, 61.11%; C: Betty Metz and Helen Panza, 50.93%; east-west, A/B/C: Walt Olszewski and Eugene Giorgini, 66.90%.

   Bridge Club Meridian Monday evening – International Fund Game. Howell. A: Bert Hargeshimer and Elaine Moon, 62%; B: Guy Puccio and Pat Rogers, 59%.

   Delaware Wednesday evening – Howell. Carolyn Siracuse and Anne O’Connor, 59.7%; Joyce Kindt and Sandy Marcussen, 55.7%; Edna Fill and Esther Ferris, 54.7%.

   Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Walt Olszewski aand Sushil Amlani, 55%; B: Miriam Regnet and Jean Rosenthal, 54. 5%; C: Roy Crocker and Bob Lederhouse, 54%.

   Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Roy Crocker and Bob Lederhouse, 70%; Shirley Murdoch and Marge Schomers, 55%; Mercedes Reinbolt and Patricia Lanighan, 47.5%.

Other clubs

   Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 62%; Chuck Schaus and Joanne Zavarella, 57%; east-west, Emily Wandass and Harry Rogers, 59%; Jill and Bruce Brown, 55%.   

   Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 65%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 48%; east-west, Peg Gorham and Sophie Mueller, 64%; Sam Grossman and Harry Rogers, 63%.

   Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Jan Roaslvig and Stan Kozlowski, 68%; Pawan Matta and Fenton Harrison, 53%.

   Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Al Vogt and Edna Fill, 58%; Pat and Mike Weber, 52%; east-west, Nancy Hoffman and Eileen Bisantz, 63%; Kay and Rich Brinkman, 60%.

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