Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Duplicate Bridge: Dec. 22

   The Airport Bridge Club will offer double points at all of its 11 a.m. games next week, Monday, Dec. 24, through next Saturday, Dec. 29. The club also will hold a triple-point Swiss team game at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 30. Register in advance by calling 836-7016.
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   All bridge clubs in the area will be closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, Dec. 25.
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2013 Tournament calendar

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 Summer 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.
District 5 Winter STaC – Monday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 15.
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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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       A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson is approaching 1,500 master points. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master and other bridge adventures at

Duplicate scores
Week of Dec. 10 to Dec. 16
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

   Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Nadine Stein and Joyce Greenspan, 57.39%; east-west, A/B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 62.05%; C: Ross Markello and Rob Hessel, 52.33%.

   Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: John Kirsits and Paula Kotowski, 65.55%; C: Ruth Kozower and Judy Kaprove, 58.30%; east-west, A/B: Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 68.80%; C: Linda Wynes and Jan Hasselback, 50.23%.

   Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Ruth Hnath and Mary Carr, 60.89%; C: Judy Zeckhauser and June Feuerstein, 45.83%; east-west, A: Allen Beroza and John Ziemer, 58.54%; B: Dave Donaldson and Mike Silverman, 57.59%; C: Jerry Kemsley and Martin Pieterse, 55.95%.

   Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Paul and Barbara Libby, 65.51%; B: Rita Sierocinski and Linda Wynes, 56.48%; C: Paul and Linda Zittel, 50.23%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and John Ziemer, 60.19%; B: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 58.56%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 49.54%.

   Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Scrambled Mitchell. A: Allen Beroza and Barbara Libby, 65.48%; B: Martin Pieterse and Paula Salamone, 61.54%; Nancy Acara and Beverly Dale, 57.69%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Barbara Sadkin, 56.09%; Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 43.91%. 

   Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Howell. A: Al Dickman and Chuck Heimerl, 56.94%; B: (tie) Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, Dave Donaldson and Mike Silverman, 55.56%; C: Carl and Jan Hasselback, 48.61%; Carol Hairston and Ruth Hnath, 45.83%.

   Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning – Swiss Teams. A: Nancy Wolstoncroft, Selina Volpatti, Mike Silverman, Dale Anderson, 56 VPs; B: Liz Clark, Harry Cheung, Mike Ryan, Jerry Geiger, 50 VPs.

   Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Swiss Teams. A: Nancy Wolstoncroft, Selina Volpatti, Mike Silverman, Dale Anderson, 59 VPs; B: Eileen  Karnofsky, Dorothy May, Myra Razik, Cleveland Fleming, 48 VPs.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: James Hoover and Philip Kadet, 61.94%; B: Pat Kilbury and Sandra Silverberg, 56.04%; Natalie Abramson and James McClure, 54.82%; C: Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 43.87%; east-west, A/B: Martha Quinn and Anna Wallens, 57.51%; Ginger Maiman and Marjorie Plumb, 57.11%; C: Peggy Mergenhagen and Sheila Hess, 55.49%; James Tao and Larry Soong, 55.41%; Lois Tippett and Elizabeth Beishline, 55.03%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Fran Kurtz and Pat Burns, 62.20%; Michael Ryan and Howard Foster, 55.06%; C: David Whitt and Carl McMurtry, 50%; east-west, A: Donna Steffan and Jay Levy, 58.63%; Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 56.85%; B: Jim Gullo and Carol Bedell, 47.62%; C: Tova Reinhorn and Nadine Stein, 44.94%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: David Hemmer and Saleh Fetouh, 65.28%; Christy Kellogg and Bob Olin, 59.72%; Alex Kowal and Bert Hargesheimer, 54.17%; C: (tie) Kathy Pollock and Chongmin Zhang, John Bielinski and Michael Ryan, 50.69%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – Non-life masters.
North-south, A: Elizabeth Neuner and Ted Kahn, 61.86%; B: Elizabeth Young and Ann Coughlin, 56.22%; C: Roslyn Berkovitz and Judith Babat, 50.38%; east-west, A: Richard McGowan and Joyce Greenspan, 62.56%; Bill Rich and Lance Pollock, 61.53%; B/C: Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 60.63%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – A/B/C: Joe Peters and Sushil Amlani, 60.42%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 58.56%; east-west, A: Jim Gullo and Joel Brownstein, 59.95%; B: Walt Olszewski and Gabriel Tannenbaum, 58.10%; Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 54.17%; C: Lois Tippett and Martha Quinn, 51.39%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Jim Gullo and Fred Yellen, 62.01%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 61.89%; John Toy and Chris Urbanek, 54.75%; C: Fran Kurtz and Rita Sierocinski, 44.56%; east-west, A/B/C: Walt Olszewski and Gary Schmitt, 55.81%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B: Michael Ryan and Judy Graf, 60.74%; Fred Yellen and Stan Kozlowski, 59.63%; Ted Kahn and Dian Petrov, 58.52%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 54.07%; C: Paula Rosen and John Marvin, 52.96%.

   Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 64.1%; John Fiegl and Jane Larcom, 63.14%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 55.45%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 54.17%; Ruth Huppuch and Casimir Soron, 52.24%.

   Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – A/B: Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 62.18%; Dorothy and Ed Rupp, 61.08; C: Betty Metz and Art Matthies, 53.79%.

   Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, John Garrity and Bud Eckert, 59.5%; Carolyn Siracuse and Mike Silverman, 59%; east-west, Dorothy Kumrow and Lance Pollock, 63.5%; Bill Rich and Henry Chudy, 60%.

   Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, A: Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 57.5%; B: Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 52%; east-west, A: Mark Pascale and Seleh Fetouh, 64%; B: Roy Crocker and Bob Lederhouse, 62.5%; C: Sushil Amlani and Walt Olszewski, 52.5%.

   Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Anne Clancy and Edie Moran, 65%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 57%.

Other clubs

   ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. (Tie) Garnet Wallace and Vivian Harris, Parmalier Murphy and Neola McGuire, 64.58%.

   Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Marion Morber, 64%; George Mayers and Peg Gorham, 54%; east-west, Marie Schneider and Vince LoJacono, 60%; Emily Wandass and Harry Rogers, 55%.

   Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Bobbi and Joe Huber, 61%; Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 60%; east-west, Tony DiTusa and Sam Grossman, 56%; Chuck Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 53%.

   Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Adrienne and Harris Goldstein, 60.3%; Fred Nadel and Eleanor Murray, 59.9%; east-west, Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 63.9%; Esther Greene and Estelle Gafter, 58.3%.

   Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Pawan Matta and Fenton Harrison, 63%; east-west, Jon Roalsvig and Norm Kirchner, 62%.

   College Club Duplicate – North-south, Jane Hansen and Ona Hiller, 59.92%; Clare Schultz and Nancy Thomas, 56.35%; east-west, Cleo Alexander and Dorothy Medler, 71.03%; Marie Barker and Debbie Charles, 52.78%.

   Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Howell. Christel and Frank Bernard, 60%; Carmella Losi and Esther Ferris, 57%.

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