Thursday, December 6, 2012

Duplicate Bridge: Dec. 8

   The Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) continues at regular games today, Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Airport Bridge Club (games at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.), Bridge Center of Buffalo and Lockport Duplicate Club. The Airport Club also has a STaC Swiss teams game at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9.
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   The Bridge Center of Buffalo and the Airport Bridge Club offer double-point "grass root fund" games from Monday, Dec. 10, through next Saturday, Dec. 15.
   The Bridge Center holds a holiday party on Friday, Dec. 14.
   The Airport Club holds its annual cookie bash at its 11 a.m. games Monday, Dec. 10, and Tuesday, Dec. 11. The club also has a triple-point Swiss teams game with free pizza on Sunday, Dec. 16. Call 603-6943 for info and to sign up.
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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 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.
* District 5 Fall 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 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 Nov. 26 to Dec. 2
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
   Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Fund Game. North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 61.78%; B/C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 54.31%; east-west, A/B: Ross Markello and Bruce Burr, 59.00%; C: Gerry Hooley and Phyllis Wilkinson, 52.92%. November Club Series: (tie) Ginny Panaro, Barbara Libby, 8 points.

   Airport Bridge Club Monday evening – ACBL-wide Charity Game. North-south, A/B/C: Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 57.92%; east-west, A: Cleveland Fleming and Ginny Panaro, 62.50%; B/C: Len and Nancy Knabelkamp, 52.50%.

   Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Fund Game. North-south, A: Bob Linn and Mike Kisiel, 63.56%; B/C: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 55.77%; east-west, A/B/C: Martin Pieterse and John Kirsits, 58.56%. November Club Series: Joe Rooney, 9.5 points; (5-way tie) Barbara Libby, Jim Mathis, John Kirsits, Mike Kisiel, Bob Linn, 8 points.

   Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Fund Game. North-south, A: Mike Ryan and Allen Beroza, 63.24%; B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 52.68%; C: Marietta Kalman and Judy Kaprove, 48.56%; east-west, A/B: Carlton Stone and Mike Silverman, 65.38%; C: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 48.46%. November Club Series: (tie) Mike Silverman, Carlton Stone, 11 points.

   Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Fund Game. North-south, A: Bob Linn and Bill Boardman, 58.43%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 58.37%; C: Sandra Morrison and June Feuerstein, 45.00%; east-west, A: Paul and Barbara Libby, 55.76%; B: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 53.15%; C: Ruth Wurster and Marilyn Sultz, 49.51%. November Club Series: (tie) Marilyn Sultz, Ruth Wurster, 12.5 points.

   Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Fund Game. One Winner. A: Judi Marshall and Jim Mathis, 59.17%; B: Doug Dean and Ginny Panaro, 57.78%; Nancy Acara and Beverly Dale, 56.30%; C: Margaret Miles and Joyce Greenspan, 53.33%; Pawan Matta and Bill Boardman, 47.50%. November Club Series: Dave Donaldson, 10 points; Paul Libby, 8 points.

   Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Fund Game. Howell. A: Jan and Carl Hasselback, 58.93%; Cleveland Fleming and Jerry Geiger, 55.36%; B/C: Bill Boardman and Martin Pieterse, 54.76%. November Club Series: Jerry Geiger, 8 points; (5-way tie) Doug Dean, Ginny Panaro, Carolyn Siracuse, Dorothy May, Cleveland Fleming, 6.5 points.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Richard McGowan and Joyce Greenspan, 54.06%; B: Agi Maisel and Carla Press, 49.50%; east-west, A/B: Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 62.53%; Dorothy and Larry Soong, 61.71%; Maryann Szafran and Paula Rosen, 57.09%; C: Adrienne Sakavicius and Peggy Mergenhagen, 47.56%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A/B/C: Betty Metz and Art Matthies, 64.07%; Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 61.85%; Christy Kellogg and Claire Gareleck, 57.41%; Bud Seidenberg and Judy Padgug, 56.67%; Berta Brown and Joanne Kelley, 54.81%; Stan Kozlowski and Bob Padgug, 54.07%.  

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Bert Hargesheimer and Bert Feasley, 65.48%; B: Saleh Fetouh and David Hemmer, 61.90%; Bill Rushmore and Kathy Pollock, 55.36%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: James McClure and Paula Rosen, 63.41%; Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 58.24%; Elaine Moon and Janie Polk, 54.62%; C: Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 46.69%; east-west, A: Dorothy and Larry Soong, 60.31%; B: Violet Makhija and Laurie Foster, 56.95%; James Tao and Bill Rich, 56.50%; C: Judy Zeckhauser and Dianne Bloom, 54.30%; Ann Coughlin and Elizabeth Young, 54.23%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: James Reineck and Warren O'Connell, 61.34%; B: Sandra Marcussen and Judie Bailey, 55.79%; C: Joe Peters and Shakeel Ahmad, 50.23%; east-west, A: Nancy Wolstoncroft and John Ziemer, 62.50%; Jim Gullo and Joel Brownstein, 59.72%; B: Walt Olszewski and Peter Shui, 59.03%; C: Paul Morgante and Henry Chudy, 54.40%; Norm St. Denis and Claire Gareleck, 54.17%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Kathy Pollock and Gary Schmitt, 60.12%; B: Jim Gullo and Judy Padgug, 58.63%; C: Claire Gareleck and Jeanne Gladysz, 46.43%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 62.50%; B: Allen Beroza and John Ziemer, 56.25%; Joanne Kelley and Carol Bedell, 54.17%; C: Ed Drozen and Helen Panza, 43.75%.

   Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Stan Kozlowski and Fred Yellen, 62.50%; Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 56.77%; B/C: John Marvin and Joyce Kindt, 56.02%.

   Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Paul Zittel and Bill Boardman, 54.46%; B: Jim Biggers and Jim Downing, 53.87%; C: Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 53.57%;  
east-west, A: Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 61.9%; B: John Fiegl and Dave Larcom, 60.71%, C: Merton and Colleen Haynes, 60.12%.

   Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – A/B: Howard Foster and Michael Ryan, 63.93%; Bob Olin and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 60.76%.

   Bridge Club Meridian Monday evening – Howell. Michael Ryan and Judy Graf, 59%; Chris Urbanek and Kathy Pollock, 56%.

   Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Frank Schlehr and Art Morth, 57.1%; (tie) Joyce Kindt and Sandy Marcussen, Bud Eckert and John Garrity, 52.5%; east-west, Lance Pollock and Dorothy Kumrow, 63.9%; Bill Rich and Henry Chudy, 53.6%.

   Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. Roy Crocker and Bob Lederhouse, 62%; Walt Olszewski and Madhav Deshmukh,   61%; Joyce Kindt and Carolyn Siracuse, 59%.

   Unit 116 Annual Meeting Sunday afternoon – North-south, A: Chris Urbanek and John Toy, 65.74%; Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 63.13%; B: Dale Anderson and Dorothy May, 63.01%; Jim Gullo and Bob Padgug, 62.96%; C: Sushil Amlani and Joe Peters, 54.56%; Howard and Laurie Foster, 48.50%; Judy and Bob Kaprove, 46.53%; east-west, A: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 64.12%; Saleh Fetouh and David Hemmer, 61.04%; B: Betty Metz and Art Matthies, 59.98%; Penny Shui and Ten-Pao Lee, 57.64%.

Other clubs

   ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Parmalier Murphy and Neola McGuire, 55.89%; (tie) Pearl Harris and Joanne Dandridge, Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 50.56%.

   Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 62.5%; Sam Grossman and Dave Stroud, 60%; east-west, Bruce and Jill Brown, 56.5%; Ellie Guyett and Barb Hill, 53%.

   Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 58%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 54%; east-west, Tony DiTuso and Dave Stroud, 59%; Martha Falsone and Harry Rogers, 51%.   

   Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-South:
Jeannette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 69.4%; Ruth Jones and Emily Wettlaufer, 56.3%; east-west, Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 62.7%; Irwin Brock & Bernie Myer, 58.7%.

   Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Bill Westley and Bill Rogers, 68%; east-west, Ann Goodyear and Stan Kozlowski, 60%.

   Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Edna Fill and  Evelyn Vitello, 65%; Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 61%.

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