An ACBL International Fund Pairs Game with hand records and analyses will be played at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, at the Airport Bridge Club.
A new schedule of rotating evening stratified pairs games featuring “chef creations” will kick off at 7:15 p.m. on Monday, May 6, at the Airport Bridge Club. First chef will be Alex Miller. Other evening games will be held Tuesday, May 14; Wednesday, May 22; and Friday, May 31.
The Airport Bridge Club offers a free Cinco de Mayo lunch at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5, followed by a progressive jackpot individual game at 1. Call 836-7016 to sign up. Pairs games at 11 a.m. Friday, May 10, and next Saturday, May 11, offer double points.
Western New York Unit 116 holds its annual Barometer Pairs game at 7:15 p.m. Monday, May 13, at Bridge Club Meridian in the
Zion Church, Koenig Circle at Parker Boulevard, Town of . Tonawanda
For Barometer Pairs, all of the pairs play the same boards at the same time throughout the event. Scores and standings are posted after each round, so each pair knows where it stands at all times. For info, call Dian Petrov at 688-1226 or Paul Zittel at 992-4794.
Unit 116 has posted its schedule of unit games and special games for 2013. They include:
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Thursday evening, May 16, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Unit-rated, club-hosted Swiss team game: Sunday, May 19, Airport Bridge Club.
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Thursday evening, June 6, Bridge Center of Buffalo. Strawberry Social Unit game: Saturday afternoon, June 22,
. Lockport Dale Center
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Saturday noon, July 13, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Annual picnic: Sunday afternoon, July 14,
Annual meeting and game: Sunday, Dec. 8, Main-Transit Fire Hall.
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.
Buffalo NLM Sectional – Non-life masters. Bridge
, Center of Buffalo 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, Aug. 16, to Sunday, Aug. 18. For info, click this link.
Niagara Falls, Ont., Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 5, to Sunday, Nov. 10. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter STaC – Monday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 15.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall. Friday, Jan. 3, to Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall. Friday, April 4, to Sunday, April 6, 2014.
Buffalo Spooktacular Regional – Venue TBA, Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.
Bridge club websites:
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Week of April 22 to April 28
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Week of April 22 to April 28
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B/C: (tie) Dave Donaldson and Joe Rooney, Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 59.57%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and John Ziemer, 62.43%; B/C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 53.94%. April Club Series: (tie) Ruth Wurster, Marilyn Sultz, 10.5 points.
noon – 99ers. Howell. A: Joyce Frayer and Mary Ball, 70.24%; B/C: Marion Lavigne and Janice Sufrin, 69.05%. Center of Buffalo Monday
morning – Howell. A: Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 61.22%; B/C: Dorothy and Ed Rupp, 56.73%; Joan Rose and Donna Steffan, 55.77%; Betty Bronstein and Bob Olin, 55.45%; Fred Yellen and Judy Graf, 54.17%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
evening – Howell. A/B: Christy Kellogg and Eugene Harvey, 56%; Jim Gullo and Madhav Deshmukh, 54%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Elizabeth Beishline and Roslyn Berkovitz, 64.12%; Natalie Abramson and James McClure, 56.25%; Joyce Frayer and Mary Ball, 56.20%; C: Peggy Stock and Cherry Searle, 46.73%; east-west, A/B: Violet Makhija and Laurie Foster, 67.36%; Dorothy and Larry Soong, 64.46%; Sharon Wilcox and Janet Dimet, 58.99%; C: Anne Astmann and Liz Hemenway, 57.50%; Gloria and Jim Brown, 57.09%. Center of Buffalo Thursday
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Mark Pascale and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 62.24%; Bert Hargesheimer and Linda Burroughsford, 59.38%; B/C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 54.43%; east-west, A: Michael Ryan and Judy Graf, 58.56%; B/C: (tie) Gaurang Sheth and Gabriel Tannenbaum, Peter Patterson and Henry Chudy, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Levy and Jim Gullo, 64.81%; B/C: Dick Czarnecki and Anne Watkins, 58.33%; Judy Graf and Allen Beroza, 55.73%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 57.64%; B: Kathy Pollock and Gary Schmitt, 56.48%; Liz Clark and Harry Cheung, 55.32%; Betty Bronstein and Paul Libby, 54.86%; C: Claire Gareleck and Jeanne Gladysz, 54.63%.
noon – Howell. A: John Toy and Fred Yellen, 63.43%; Judy Graf and Michael Ryan, 60.19%; B/C: Joyce Kindt and John Marvin, 55.56%. Center of Buffalo Saturday
Bridge Club of
East Aurora Wednesday morning – Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 58.15%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 57.41%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 56.3%; John Fiegl and Jane Larcom, 55.93%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 54.07%.
Monday morning – A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 60.88%; B: Art Morth and Art Matthies, 59.03%; Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 58.56%; C: Eleanor Whelan and Walt Olszewski, 56.94%. Meridian
Monday evening – Home-style pairs. Gwilym Brick and Dian Petrov, 2.5 wins. Meridian
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Joyce Kindt and Carolyn Siracuse, 56.25%; Alicia Kolipinski and Al Dickman, 52.6%; east-west, Lance Pollock and Art Morth, 65.6%; Jennifer and Pete Reynolds, 57.5%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south: A: Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, 57%; B: Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 54%; C: (tie) John Meindl and Patricia Lanighan, Mercedes Reinbolt and Paul Capen, 43%; east-west, A: (tie) Barbara and John Scott, Roy Crocker and Marge Schomers, 55%; B: Walt Olszewski and Madhav Deshmukh, 50%; C: Lois Smith and Bob Lederhouse, 50%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 57%; Bill and Jo Rich, 56%; east-west, Lorey Repicci and Joe Day, 57%; Emily Wandass and Harry Rogers, 55%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Bruce and Jill Brown, 58%; Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 53%; east-west, Tony diTusa and Sam Grossman, 69%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 58%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Dee Schaeffer and Lil Ungerleider, 59.5%; Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 55.6%; east-west, Irwin Brock and Sandy Recoon, 59.9%; Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 52.8%.
– North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 68%; east-west, Mike Brown and Trudy Manaher, 64%. Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday