Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Duplicate Bridge: March 2

Western New York Unit 116’s annual Wearin’ o’ the Green Unit Pairs Game and St. Patrick’s Day party takes place at 7:15 p.m. Monday, March 4, in Zion Church, Koenig Circle at Parker Boulevard, Town of Tonawanda.
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The Airport Bridge Club holds a progressive jackpot individual game at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 3, and the ACBL-wide Senior Pairs Game at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, with analysis booklets and double points. The club’s next Swiss team game is Sunday, March 10. Call 836-7016 to register.
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Chris Urbanek will begin a six-week course on the Two Over One bidding system on Wednesday, March 13, at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222. John Toy will offer a mini-lesson at 11:30 a.m. next Saturday, March 9, before the bagel pairs game at noon.
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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: Saturday noon, March 16, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Friday morning, April 12, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Barometer Unit game: Monday evening, May 13, Zion Church.
Strawberry Social Unit game: Saturday afternoon, June 22, Lockport Dale Center.
Annual picnic: Sunday afternoon, July 14, Hamburg fairgrounds.
Annual meeting and game: Sunday, Dec. 8, Main-Transit Fire Hall.
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2013 Tournament calendar
Toronto Easter Regional – Doubletree Hilton: Toronto Airport, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont. Tuesday, March 26, to Sunday, March 31. For info, click on “Event Schedule” at this link: http://www.unit166.ca.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 19, to Sunday, April 21. For info, click this link:
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio.  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 – Holiday Inn, 100 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island. Tuesday, June 25, to Sunday, June 30. For info, click this link:
Syracuse Regional – Monday, July 22, to Sunday, July 28.
Buffalo Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo. Friday, Aug. 16 to Sunday, Aug. 18.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall. Friday, Sept. 27, to Sunday, Sept. 29.
Niagara Falls, Ont., Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 5, to Sunday, Nov. 10. For info, click on “Event Schedule” at this link: http://www.unit166.ca.
District 5 Winter STaC – Monday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 15.
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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 hit 1,500 master points on Presidents Day. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures at http://dalebridge.blogspot.com/
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Duplicate scores
Week of Feb. 18 to Feb. 24
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Junior Fund Game. North-south, A: Mike Kisiel and Paul Ganley, 66.33%; B/C: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 49.22%; east-west, A/B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 61.07%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Celine Murray, 52.05%. 

Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – Junior Fund Game. North-south, A: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 58.03%; B: Vince and Christine Pesce, 48.50%; C: Dordy Donaldson and Ruth Hnath, 47.49%; east-west, A: Bill Boardman and Cleveland Fleming, 55.55%; B: Dave Donaldson and Mike Silverman, 51.67%; C: Ginny Panaro and Celine Murray, 49.27%. 

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Junior Fund Game. North-south, A: Barbara Libby and Jim Mathis, 66.25%; B: Bob Kaprove and Mike Silverman, 54.17%; C: Don Grant and Linda Wynes, 52.08%; east-west, A: Vince Pesce and John Ziemer, 61.25%; B: Ken Meier and Dave Donaldson, 55.83%; C: Mary Terrana and Bill Boardman, 50.83%.

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Junior Fund Game. North-south, A/B/C: Wilson McClaren and Linda Vassallo, 61.58%; east-west, A: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 64%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 54.83%; C: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 53.83%. 

Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Junior Fund Game. North-south, A: Alex Miller and Mike Kisiel, 69.05%; B/C: Ed Drozen and Eleanor Whelan, 58.93%; east-west, A/B/C: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 54.76%. 

Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Junior Fund Game. Howell. A: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 64.81%; Jim Mathis and Ken Meier, 60.65%; B/C: Bill Boardman and Paula Salamone, 59.26%. February Club Series: (tie) Ken Meier, Jim Mathis, 11.5 points.

Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Junior Fund Game. Modified Howell. A: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 70.67%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 62.67%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Eileen Karnofsky, 52.08%; Jim and Gloria Brown, 45.84%. February Club Series: (tie) Manju Ceylony, Shakeel Ahmad, 16.5 points.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99er Game. Howell. A/B: Chris Ludwig and Henry Borkowski, 69.63%; James and Karen Stephenson, 60.70%; Phyllis Stasiowski and Mary Ball, 56.97%; John Wynes and Janice Sufrin, 52.73%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Gloria and Jim Brown, 63.99%; Joe Miranda and Elaine Moon, 60.42%; Art Matthies and Chip Kean, 55.06%; B/C: Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 53.87%; east-west, A/B/C: Tish Schiffman and Laurie Foster, 55.95%; Rao Perala and John H. Wolf, 55.06%; (tie) Marilyn Sultz and Pat Kilbury, Laura Houghtaling and Jane Roberts, 54.46%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 67.63%; Judy Padgug and Donna Steffan, 58.98%; Stan Kozlowski and Bob Padgug, 57.05%; B/C: Anne Watkins and David Donaldson, 56.73%; Gene Finton and Kamil Bishara, 54.49%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: David Hemmer and Saleh Fetouh, 68.85%; B: Jack Cukierman and Jeff Bender, 54.96%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Jim McClure and Judy Zeckhauser, 56.25%; Pat Lanighan and Mercedes Reinbolt, 55.36%; C: Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 46.73%; east-west, A: Jim Tao and Larry Soong, 61.61%; Billl Rich and Gene Nawotniak, 58.63%; B: Jo Finton and Kathy Stamm, 50.89%; C: Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 49.40%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Bert Hargesheimer and Pat Rasmus, 56.71%; B: Sandra Marcussen and Judie Bailey, 54.86%; C: Eugene Giorgini and Joe Peters, 46.99%; east-west, A: Joel Brownstein and Jim Gullo, 57.18%; B: Walt Olszewski and Ken Meier, 55.09%; Henry Chudy and Peter Patterson, 54.40%; C: Chip Kean and Usha Khurana, 53.01%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Dick Czarnecki and Anne Watkins, 58.33%; Christy Kellogg and Usha Khurana, 54.76%; east-west, A/B: John Ziemer and Allen Beroza, 59.52%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 56.55%; Harry Cheung and Liz Clark, 54.46%; C: Jeanne Gladysz and Linda Burroughsford, 52.68%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Bud Seidenberg and Chris Urbanek, 72.69%; Donna Steffan and John Toy, 63.43%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 61.11%; Bob Olin and Stan Kozlowski, 55.56%; B: Jim Gullo and Usha Khurana, 46.76%.

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 61.46%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 58.33%; Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 56.25%.

Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 61.01%; B: Claire Gareleck and Jeanne Gladysz, 57.44%; C: Carol Bedell and Maxine Johnson, 51.79%; east-west, A/B: Chuck Schorr and Gene Finton, 60.71%; Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 58.63%; C: Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 56.25%.

Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Mike Silverman and Anne O’Connor, 64.8%; Adam Dzimian and Frank Belz, 54.9%; east-west, Sandy Marcussen and Henry Chudy, 61.1%; Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 60.8%.

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Mark Pascale and Jim Madan, 60%; B: Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 56%; C: Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 54%.

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Bob Lederhouse and Marge Schomers, 61%; Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 56%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 53%.

Unit 116 Pro-Am Game Sunday afternoon – Section A. North-south, A/B: Liz Clark and Rob Hessel, 57.5%; east-west, A/B/C: Peter Shui and Gary Schmidt, 62.64%. Section B. North-south, A/B: Mike Ryan and Ten-Pao Lee, 58.47%; C: Howard and Laurie Foster, 55.83%; east-west, A: Chris Urbanek and Art Matthies, 59.86%; B: Judie Bailey and Judith L. Bailey, 57.78%; C: Dorothy and Larry Soong, 46.11%.

Other clubs

ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Shirley Thompson and Doanne Jackson, 65%; (tie) Alice Bragg and Pearl  Harris, Diana Brown and Dolletha Holmes, 62.3%.

Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, (tie) Jill and Bruce Brown, Chuck Heimerl and Marion Morber, 53%; east-west, Joe Day and Lory Repicci, 66%.

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, (tie) Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, Adrienne and Harris Goldstein, 59.1%; Priscilla Bretschger and Carmen Caruana, 55.2%; east-west, Joe Fiore and Esther Greene, 64.7%; David and Teddy Speser, 50.4%. 

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Fenton Harrison and Wilson McClaren, 58%; Elaine Wegrzyn and Alan Ohloeft, 55%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday North-south,  Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 69%; east-west, Mike Brown and  Trudy Manaher, 63%.

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