Friday, November 9, 2012

Duplicate Bridge: Nov. 10

Lockport Duplicate Club will host a Unit Game at 1 p.m. today, Saturday, Nov. 10, in the Lockport Senior Centre, 33 Ontario St.  Call Marge Schomers at 434-8635 for info.
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The Airport Bridge Club also holds a double point Unit Game at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, Nov. 10, and at its 1 p.m. individual game Sunday, Nov. 11. Progressive jackpot for the individual game is $100. Preregistration required. Call 603-6943. The club offers double points at all pairs games at 11 a.m. Monday to next Saturday.
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Bagel Saturday continues at noon today, Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Bridge Center of Buffalo, with John Toy directing.
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          Eight Is Enough!, a team game hosted 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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Tournament calendar
* District 5 Fall STaC (Sectional Tournament at the Clubs) – Monday, Dec. 3, to Sunday, Dec. 9, participating clubs.
* Cleveland Rock ‘N Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 16, to Sunday, Jan. 20. For info, click this link:
* Buffalo Winter Sectional – Friday, Jan. 25, to Sunday, Jan. 27. For info, click this link:
* St. Catharines, Ont., Sectional – Friday, Feb. 1, to Sunday, Feb. 3.
* Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 26, to Sunday, March 31.
* Buffalo Spring Sectional – Friday, April 19, to Sunday, April 21.
* Cleveland All-American Regional – Monday, May 21, to Sunday, May 27.
* District 5 Spring STaC – Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16.
* Buffalo Summer Regional – Tuesday, June 25, to Sunday, June 30.
* Syracuse Regional – Monday, July 22, to Sunday, July 28.
* Buffalo Fall Sectional – Friday, Sept. 27, to Sunday, Sept. 29.
* Niagara Falls, Ont., Regional – Tuesday, Nov. 5, to Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013.
* District 5 Fall STaC – Monday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013.

          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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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson just surpassed 1,400 master points. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master and other bridge adventures at
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Duplicate scores
Week of Oct. 29 to Nov. 4
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Club Appreciation Pairs. North-south, A: Paul Ganley and Mike Kisiel, 55.50%; B: Dorothy May and Doug Dean, 54.25%; C: Susan Levy and June Feuerstein, 52.50%; east-west, A/B/C: Nadine Stein and Judy Kaprove, 67.83%. Monday Club Series: Nadine Stein, 16.5 points; Ron Helfman, 10 points. 

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Howell. A: Judi Marshall and Jerry Geiger, 75%; B: Bill Boardman and Ross Markello, 69.27%; C: Paula Salamone and Miri Salamone-Burnett, 57.81%; Dorothy May and Ginny Panaro, 36.11%. Tuesday Club Series: Judi Marshall, 11.5 points; Vince Pesce, 11 points. 

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – Club Appreciation Teams. Swiss Teams. A: Eva Schmidt, Don Grant, Ginny Panaro and Dorothy May, 51 VPs; Ken Meier, Jim Mathis, Jerry Geiger and Judi Marshall, 50 VPs; B: Nancy Knabelkamp, Len Knabelkamp, Barbara Sadkin and June Feuerstein, 49 VPs.

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A/B: Linda Vassallo and Wilson McClaren, 58.63%; Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 50.30%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and Bob Linn, 70.24%; B/C: Marilyn Sultz and Dave Donaldson, 51.49%. Wednesday Club Series: (tie) Celine Murray, Dale Anderson, 9.5 points. 

Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Club Championship. North-south, A/B: Eva Schmidt and Dave Donaldson, 58.21%; Don Grant and Linda Wynes, 47.16%; east-west, A/B/C: Ruth Wurster and Marilyn Sultz, 62.91%. Thursday Club Series: (tie) Selina Volpatti, Adrian Figliotti, 9.5 points. 

Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Club Championship. North-south, A/B/C: June Feuerstein and Dave Donaldson, 59.28%; east-west, A/B: Judie Bailey and Dale Anderson, 60.03%; C: Joe Benenati and Eva Schmidt, 46.48%. Friday Club Series: Margaret Miles, 10 points; (tie) Joyce Greenspan, Bill Boardman, 8.5 points.

Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Club Championship. Howell. A: Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 61.23%; B: Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 60.54%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 56.83%; Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 41.09%. September and October Individual Club Series: Chuck Heimerl, 9 points; Pawan Matta, 6.5 points. September and October Saturday Afternoon Club Series: (tie) Fenton Harrison, Ross Markello, 7.5 points.

Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning  ACBL Membership Game. Swiss Teams. A: Harry Cheung, Liz Clark, Carlton Stone and Eleanor Whelan, 97 VPs; Elaine Kurasiewicz, Mike Ryan, John Ziemer and Jerry Geiger, 83 VPs; B/C: Florence Notto, Dorothy May, Judy Kaprove and Dale Anderson, 77 VPs. September and October Sunday Pairs Club Series: Dorothy May, 7.5 points; (tie) Carl and Jan Hasselback, 5 points. September and October Sunday Teams Club Series: Dale Anderson, 10.5 points; Paul Zittel, 8.5 points.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, Arthur “Skip” Kean and Art Matthies, 60.23%; B/C: Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 58.9%; Pat Kilbury and Marilyn Sultz, 58.33%; Sudhakar Perala and Sandy Silverberg, 56.06%; east-west, A: Dorothy and Larry Soong, 58.71%; Carol Roth and Ann Torrell, 56.63%; B/C: Jeff Their and Lynn Witmer, 55.68%; Lois Tippett and Elizabeth Beishline, 54.73%; Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 54.17%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 58.63%; B/C: Anne Watkins and Jeanne Gladysz, 58.04%; east-west, A/B: Jim Gullo and Judy Padgug, 59.82%; Judy Graf and Michael Ryan, 57.14%; C: Sharon Wilcox and Janet Dimet, 50%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon Non-life masters. North-south, A: Richard McGowan and Joyce Greenspan, 57.43%; B: Beena Deshmukh and Elaine Moon, 55.73%; Mercedes Reinbolt and Patricia Lanighan, 54.45%; C: Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 51.29%; east-west, A/B/C: Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 58.91%; Dorothy and Larry Soong, 57.04%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Howard Foster and Michael Ryan, 61.55%; B/C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 58.14%; Jim Jacobi and Judie Bailey, 55.87%; Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 54.55%; east-west, A/B: Sue Neubecker and Penny Shui, 61.55%; John Marvin and Walt Olszewski, 58.71%; Warren O'Connell Jr. and James Reineck, 54.92%; Peter Shui and Henry Chudy, 54.55%; C: Steve Rashkin and Steve Shanley, 53.41%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 56.71%; B/C: Carlton Stone and Eleanor Whelan, 55.09%; Jim Gullo and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 54.40%; east-west, A: Chris Urbanek and James Tao, 66.44%; B: Liz Clark and Bob Feasley, 55.79%; Allen Beroza and Judy Padgug, 54.86%; Fred Yellen and Judy Graf, 54.40%; C: Art Matthies and Bob Padgug, 44.91%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: John Toy and Judy Graf, 64.74%; Stan Kozlowski and Kathy Pollock, 59.61%; Vera Carpenter and Rashid Khan, 58.65%; B/C: Anne Watkins and Sue Neubecker, 56.09%.

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 66.37%; B: Bob and Joan Ciszak.  53.57%; C: Jim Biggers and Jim Downey, 50.6%; east-west, A: Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 55.95%; B: Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 55.06%; C: Glen and Pat Schmarder, 49.4%.

Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Stan Kozlowski, 58.80%; B: Fran Kurtz and Bernice Baker, 53.47%; C: Carol Bedell and Betty Metz, 51.85%; east-west, A/B/C: Ken Meier and Penny Shui, 62.73%.

Delaware Wednesday evening – Howell. Pam and Lance Pollock, 62%; Dorothy Kumrow and Carolyn Siracuse, 59.4%.

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Roy Crocker and Bob Lederhouse, 65%; B: Barbara and John Scott, 57%; C:   Madhov Deshmukh and Walt Olszewski, 51%.

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Bob Lederhouse and Marge Schomers, 62.5%; B: Elve Johnston and Kathryn Fenn, 56%; C: (tie) Shirley Murdoch and Lois Smith, Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 45%.

Other clubs

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bill and Jo Rich, 57%; Chuck Heimerl and Marion Morber, 57%; east-west, Emily Wandass and Harry Rogers, 68%; Barb Hill and Ellie Guyett, 54%.

Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 64%; Sam Grossman and Harry Rodgers, 61%; east-west, Cindy Darone and Elaine LaVigne, 56%; Elaine Bolz and Carl Gebauer, 51%.

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Nita Ferrell and Ruth Jones, 59.1%; Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 57.6%; east-west, Eric and Ruth Lansing, 65.4%; Dick Munschauer and Jeannette Reid, 58.3%. 

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Bill Westley and Bill Rogers, 72%; Ann Goodyear and Gene Nawotniak, 60%.

Friday Dupliclub – Edna and Ron Fill, 65%; Margaret and Robert Rivard, 57%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 78%; Trudy Manaher and Ron Fill, 55%; east-west. Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 69%; Frank and Sue Riccio, 53%.

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