Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Duplicate Bridge: Jan. 19

 Western New York Unit 116 will host the Buffalo Winter Sectional Tournament from Friday, Jan. 25, to Sunday, Jan. 27, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.
The schedule includes pairs games at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Swiss teams at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Chairing the tournament are Betty Metz (773-7398 or bettymetz@roadrunner.com) and Tova Reinhorn (632-2056 or tova.reinhorn@gmail.com). For other info, click this link:
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The Airport Bridge Club has a progressive jackpot individual game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20. Call 836-7016 to sign up.
The club has a chicken barbecue Monday with double-point games at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. 
Double-point games also are scheduled at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, Jan. 19; Tuesday, Jan. 22; Wednesday, Jan. 23; and Thursday, Jan. 24.
The club is open Friday, Jan. 25, and is closed next Saturday, Jan. 26, and Sunday, Jan. 27, for the sectional tournament.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo holds charity games with extra points Tuesday, Jan. 22, and at its daytime and evening games Wednesday, Jan. 23, and Thursday, Jan. 24. The club is closed all next weekend for the sectional tournament.
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Western New York Unit 116 has posted its schedule of unit games and special games for 2013. They include:
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Monday morning, Jan. 28, Bridge Club Meridian.
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Thursday evening, Feb. 7, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Monday morning, Feb. 11, Bridge Club Meridian.
Pro-Am Unit Game and Taste of Buffalo: Sunday afternoon, Feb. 24, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Wearin’ o’ the Green Unit Pairs Game: Monday evening, March 4, Zion Church.
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Saturday noon, March 16, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Friday morning, April 12, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Annual meeting and game: Sunday, Dec. 8, Main-Transit Fire Hall.
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The 59th Niagara District Sectional Tournament will be held Friday, Feb. 1, to Sunday, Feb. 3, in the Quality Hotel: Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario St., St. Catharines, Ont.
The schedule includes pairs games at 1 and 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, knock-outs at 9 a.m. Saturday and Swiss teams at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Chairman is Wiebe Hoogland. Phone (905) 688-0734 or email whoogland@morrisonhershfield.com. Partnership chairwoman is Kit Nash. Phone (905) 688-0734 or email wnash8@cogeco.ca.
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2013 Tournament calendar
Cleveland Rock ‘N Roll Regional – Today, Saturday, Jan. 19, and Sunday, Jan. 20. For info, click this link: http://web2.acbl.org/tournaments/Ads/2013/01/1301025.pdf
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 26, to Sunday, March 31.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Friday, April 19, to Sunday, April 21. For info, click this link:
Cleveland All-American Regional – Monday, May 21, to Sunday, May 27. For info, click this link:
District 5 Summer STaC – Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16.
Buffalo Summer Regional – Tuesday, June 25, to Sunday, June 30. For info, click this link:
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 danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. 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 http://dalebridge.blogspot.com/
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Duplicate scores
Week of Jan. 7 to Jan. 13
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A: Janet Frisch and Bob Linn, 61.67%; B: Doug Dean and Sudhakar Rao Perala, 53.75%; C: Barbara Sadkin and June Feuerstein; east-west, A; Ross Markello and Mike Silverman, 56.42%; B: John Fiegl and Joanne Lafay, 54.75%; C: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 49.67%.

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 59.03%; B/C: Don Grant and Jan Hasselback, 53.70%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Paul Libby, 59.90%; B: Bob Kaprove and Celine Murray, 59.38%; C: Barbara Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 46.36%.

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Paul Zittel and Jerry Geiger, 61.31%; B/C: Faith Perry and Bill Boardman, 50.89%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and John Ziemer, 58.04%; B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 53.87%; C: Len and Nancy Knabelkamp, 52.68%.

Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – One Winner. A: Carlton  Stone and Mike Silverman, 58.98%; John Ziemer and Harry Cheung, 58.65%; B: Nancy Kessler and Ross Markello, 57.05%; C: Ed Drozen and Ruth Kozower, 55.45%; Marietta Kalman and Dorothy Soong, 50%.

Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A: Mike Kisiel and Christine Pesce, 59.70%; B: Ruth Wurster and Mike Silverman, 53.39%; C; Nadine Stein and Ruth Kozower, 48.47%; east-west, A: Chuck Schorr and Vince Pesce, 65.10%; B: Marilyn Sultz and Dale Anderson, 54.85%; C: Pamela Righter and Susie Weathers, 48.64%. 

Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Howell. A: Dale Anderson and partner, 68.74%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 56.94%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 47.04%.

Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning – Swiss Teams. A: Elaine Kurasiewicz, Jim Mathis, John Ziemer, Jerry Geiger, 119 VPs; Liz Clark, Harry Cheung, Mike Ryan, Howard Foster, 116 VPs; B: Florence Notto, Bob Olin, Marilyn Sultz, Gaurang Sheth, 111 VPs; C: Shakeel Ahmad, Manju Ceylony, Nancy Wolstoncroft, Mike Silverman, 104 VPs. January Team Club Series: (tie) Jerry Geiger, John Ziemer, 8 points.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Jacqueline Hanley and Elizabeth Young, 56.82%; Elizabeth Neuner and Ted Kahn, 54.55%; B: James McClure and Judy Zeckhauser, 53.79%; east-west, A: Art Matthies and Larry Soong, 60.23%; Joyce Greenspan and Paula Rosen, 57.95%; B/C: Tish Schiffman and Martha Quinn, 56.63%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Berta Brown and Jeanne Gladysz, 56.48%; Judy Kaprove and Tova Reinhorn, 54.40%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 58.33%; B: Carol Bedell and Jim Gullo, 56.94%; Joan Rose and Judy Padgug, 56.71%; Bob Padgug and Stan Kozlowski, 54.40%; C: Art Matthies and Betty Metz, 49.77%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bob Olin, 57.41%; B: Michael Ryan and Ten-Pao Lee, 56.94%; Saleh Fetouh and Bill Rushmore, 56.02%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Ann Coughlin and Elizabeth Young, 65.39%; James McClure and Art Matthies, 61.61%; Beena Deshmukh and Elaine Moon, 58.07%; C: Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 57.10%; Art “Skip” Kean and Ted Kahn, 54.27%; east-west, A: Ten-Pao Lee and Larry Soong, 57.57%; B/C: Liz Hemenway and Anne Astmann, 55.23%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 54.05%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: James Reineck and Warren O'Connell Jr., 58.49%; Christy Kellogg and Gene Finton, 57.53%; Joyce Kindt and Sue Neubecker, 55.45%; Catherine Majewski and Elaine Universal, 54.65%; C: Jan O'Mara and Edith Knaszak, 49.84%; east-west, A: Chongmin Zhang and Kathy Pollock, 62.66%; B: Penny Shui and Gaurang Sheth, 58.65%; C: Art Matthies and Art “Skip” Kean, 52.24%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: John Ziemer and Allen Beroza, 64.56%; Fred Yellen and Jim Gullo, 57.09%; Lois Tippett and Jeanne Gladysz, 56.13%; Judy Padgug and Berta Brown, 55.90%; C: Jo Finton and Andrei Reinhorn, 46.85%;  east-west, A: Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 68.84%; Joan Rose and Judy Graf, 64.38%; B/C: Sue Neubecker and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 53.36%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon –  Howell. A/B/C: Jim Jacobi and Judie Bailey, 60.26%; Tova Reinhorn and Carol Bedell, 59.30%; Bert Hargensheimer and Christy Kellogg, 58.65%; Fred Yellen and Stan Kozlowski, 58.33%; Michael Ryan and Judy Graf, 55.13%; Betty Bronstein and Anne Watkins, 54.49%.

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 63.43%; John Fiegl and Dave Larcom, 62.5%; (tie) Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, Jim Downing and David Floyd, 57.44%.

Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Pat Rasmus and Carolyn Siracuse, 63.99%; B: Dick Czarnecki and Harry Meyers, 58.63%; C: Walt Olszewski and Dorothy May, 45.54%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 62.5%; B: Dave Donaldson and Bob Andersen, 56.85%; C: Sue Neubecker and Barbara Landree, 50%.

Bridge Club Meridian Monday evening – Home-style pairs. (Tie) Burt Hargeshimer and Christy Kellogg, Bill Rushmore and Art Morth, Bob Olin and Dian Petrov, 2 wins.

Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Ron Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 63%; Nancy Acara and Art Morth, 53%; east-west, Dorothy Kumrow and Lance Pollock, 62%; Nancy and Bruce Shaffer, 50.5%.

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: (tie)  Roy Crocker and Mark Pascale, 58.3%; Joyce Kindt and Gene Giorgini, 58.3%; Jim Madan and Marge Schomers, 54%; C: Shirley Murdoch and John Meindl, 51%.

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Jane and Dave Larcom, 66.7%; B: Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 55%; C: Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 48%.

Other clubs

ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Diana Brown and Parmalier Murphy, 64.31%; Vivian Harris and Garnett Wallace, 61.31%.

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, George Mayers and Peg Gorham, 68%; Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 56%; east-west, Paul Ziebarth and Dave Stroud, 58%; B.J. McMath and Pat Truell, 53%.

Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Bruce and Jill Brown, 53%; Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 51%; east-west, Tony DiTusa and Harry Rogers, 65%; Cecile Calabrese and Dave Stroud, 60%.

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Dee Scheffer and Lil Ungerleider, 59.4%; (tie) Priscilla Bretschger and Sallie Steele, Jeanette Reid & Dick Munschauer, 55%; east-west, (tie) Estelle Gafter and Esther Greene, Bernie Myer and Irwin Brock, 59.4%; Joe Fiore and Mike Milch, 58.3%.

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Helen and Bill Westley, 65%; Marge and Bob McMillen, 51%.

College Club Duplicate – North-south, Clare Schultz and Nancy Thomas, 57.53%;  Elaine Cryer and Betty Loucks, 56.74%; east-west, Judy Danforth and Nancy Davidson, 59.92%; Cleo Alexander and Dorothy Medler, 55.15%.   

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday North-south, Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 64%; east-west, Idamae Klipfel and  Ruth Elliott, 61%.

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