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.
Coming up this week at the Bridge Center of Buffalo – a 99er game at noon Monday, May 13; a club-hosted unit game with extra points at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, May 16; lunch with Jim Gullo during the game at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 17; and a mentor appreciation party and game at 1 p.m. next Sunday, May 19.
The Airport Bridge Club offers double point pairs games at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, May 11; Monday, May 13; Wednesday May 15; and Thursday, May 16.
The evening game this week is at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, with “chef creations” by Carolyn Siracuse. Other evening games this month will be held Wednesday, May 22; and Friday, May 31.
Unit 116 has posted its schedule of unit games and special games for 2013. They include:
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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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. Duplicate Bridge
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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 here.
Week of April 29 to May 5
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Week of April 29 to May 5
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
morning – North-south, A: Jim Gullo and Christy Kellogg, 61.61%; B: Michael Ryan and Howard Foster, 58.33%; C: Berta Brown and Anne Watkins, 49.11%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 63.69%; Jay Levy and Joan Rose, 61.61%; B/C: Jeanne Gladysz and Sue Neubecker, 50%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
evening – Howell. A/B: Jim Gullo and Eugene Harvey, 66.67%; Chongmin Zhang and Kathy Pollock, 58.93%; Chris Urbanek and Saleh Fetouh, 58.33%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Hallie Schneeweiss and Jo-Ann Gertler, 63.47%; Roslyn Berkovitz and Elizabeth Neuner, 60.90%; James Tao and Joyce Greenspan, 60.49%; east-west, A/B/C: Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 59.50%; Dorothy and Larry Soong, 56.33%. Center of Buffalo Thursday
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Inge Gallant and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 62.76%; Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 62.24%; Pat Lakeman and Sue Neubecker, 60.65%; Paula Rosen and Bert Hargesheimer, 54.17%; C: Roger Ball and Linda Burroughsford, 43.23%; east-west, A: Art Matthies and Chip Kean, 57.87%; B: Gene and Jo Finton, 57.18%; Beena Deshmukh and Mark Pascale, 56.48%; C: Peter Patterson and Henry Chudy, 56.48%.
morning – North-south, A: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 61.57%; B/C: Rita Sofia and Sue Neubecker, 58.33%; Anne Watkins and Carolyn Siracuse, 55.79%; east-west, A/B/C: Betty Metz and Helen Panza, 61.46%; James Tao and Harry Cheung, 56.77%. Center of Buffalo Friday
noon – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 62.96%; Judy Graf and Michael Ryan, 60.19%; Bob Olin and Stan Kozlowski, 59.72%; B: Betty Bronstein and Carolyn Siracuse, 52.78%; C: Anne Watkins and Helen Panza, 50.93%. Center of Buffalo Saturday
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 61.46%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 60.77%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 56.37%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 54.17%; Ruth Huppuch and Jane Larcom, 49.66%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – A: Donna Steffan and Jim Gullo, 65.84%; Jay Levy and Bud Seidenberg, 60.92%; Fred Yellen and Judy Padgug, 60.12%; B: Eleanor Whelan and Walt Olszewski, 54.08%; Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 53.79%; C: Dorothy and Larry Soong, 51.92%; Rita Sofia and Fran Kurtz, 50.68%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Joyce Kindt and Anne O’Connor, 56.1%; Vince and Mike Taeger, 55.5%; east-west, Lance and Pam Pollock, 56.3%; Chuck Heimerl and Frank Schlehr, 52%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 68%; Bill Rich and Ron Fill, 53%; east-west, Lou Bacon and Dave Stroud, 58%; Chris Sonne-Noe and Pat Radtke, 52%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Joe Huber, 67%; Neil Katz and Raj Puri, 51%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 72%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 51%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Ruth Killeen and Howard Strauss, 60.8%; Fritzi Schmitt and Emily Wettlaufer, 54.2%; east-west, Estelle Gafter and Esther Greene, 60.3%; Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 57.5%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Carol Neuhaus and Marc Sobkiewicz, 65%; east-west, Elaine Wegrzyn and Alan Ohloeft, 56%.
Friday Dupliclub – North-south, Jennifer and Peter Reynolds, 61%; (tie) Roz Berkovitz and Sandy Marcussen, Edna and Ron Fill, 45%; east-west, Judy and Paul Collyer, 62%; David and Moragh Stroud, 54%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, John Wolf and Chuck Boughton, 60%; Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 55%; east-west, Paul Morgante and Esther Ferris, 60%; Peggy Mergenhagen and Adrienne Sakavicius, 55%.