Thursday, August 22, 2013

Duplicate Bridge: Aug. 24

A triple point game will be played at noon today, Saturday, Aug. 24, and every day but Sunday this week at the Airport Bridge Club. The evening game at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, also will award triple points. Sunday, Aug. 25, will see a unit championship Swiss team game with free pizza at 11 a.m. For info, call 836-7016.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo holds its Corn Fest with fresh corn, hot dogs and a game with extra points at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25. The club will offer beginner lessons in the fall. Call 834-4222.
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Bridge Club Meridian is awarding extra points at all of its games this month at no extra cost.
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Unit 116 has posted its schedule of unit games and special games for the rest of 2013. They include:
Unit-rated club-hosted game: Monday, Sept. 9, 10:30 a.m. Bridge Club Meridian.
Eight Is Enough Swiss Teams: Sunday, Oct. 20, 1 p.m. Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Unit Pairs Game: Saturday, Nov. 2, 7:15 p.m. Airport Bridge Club.
Annual meeting and game: Sunday, Dec. 8, Main-Transit Fire Hall.
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Tournament calendar
Labour Day Sectional – Holiday Inn, 3450 Dufferin St., Toronto, Ont., across from Yorkdale Mall. Saturday, Aug. 31, to Monday, Sept. 2. For info, click on this link.
Great Lakes Sectional – Erie Bridge Center, 1221 Grant Ave., Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 14, and Sunday, Sept. 15. Open pairs and novice pairs at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday with free lunch between sessions. Swiss teams at 11 a.m. Sunday. For info, call Lori Benacci at (814) 836-5254. For flyer, click on this link.  
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 27, to Sunday, Sept. 29. 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.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 15, to Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. For info, click this link.
St. Catharines Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 7, to Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall. Friday, April 4, to Sunday, April 6, 2014. 
Toronto Easter Regional – Doubletree By Hilton Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont. Tuesday, April 15, to Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Buffalo Spooktacular Regional – Venue TBA, Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.
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Bridge club websites:
Click names for links.
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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 reached a career total of 1,600 master points earlier this month. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
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Duplicate scores
Week of Aug. 12 to Aug. 18
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B: Marietta Kalman and Janet Frisch, 54.77%; C: Sandra Scheff and Barbara Sadkin, 52.03%; east-west, A/B: John Kirsits and Paula Kotowski, 64.42%; C: (tie) Stewart Brenner and Ron Helfman, Gerry Hooley and Nelson Torre, 50.99%.

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Chuck Schorr and Judi Marshall, 60.41%; B: Alicia Kolipinski and Eva Schmidt, 53.40%; C: Pat Lakeman and Mary Terrana, 52.34%; east-west, A: Mike Ryan and Allen Beroza, 63.77%; B: Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 58.45%; C: Linda Wynes and Jan Hasselback, 47.07%. 

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday evening – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Rita Sierocinski and Dorothy May, 63%; Nancy Wolstoncroft and partner, 59%; B: Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 57%.

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Carlton Stone and Mike Silverman, 66.67%; Jerry Geiger and Jim Mathis, 65.56%; B: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 56.67%; C: Ron Helfman and Jean Macdonald, 50.41%.

Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: John Ziemer and Liz Clark, 63.39%; B: Florence Notto and Eva Schmidt, 53.87%; C: Ginny Panaro and Barbara Sadkin, 50%; east-west, A/B: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 63.49%; C: (tie) Sandra Rifkin and Mike Mesirov, Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 43.65%.

Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Judi Marshall and Jim Mathis, 62.10%; B/C: Ron and Cynthia Helfman, 60.22%; east-west, A/B: Florence Notto and Mike Silverman, 59.23%; C: Nadine Stein and Joyce Greenspan, 50.52%.

Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Shirley Cassety and Ross Markello, 65.63%, (tie) Chuck Schorr and Carlton Stone, Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 57.65%; C: Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 45.26%. 

Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Florence Notto, 66.67%; Liz Clark and Chuck Schorr, 62.50%; B: Gaurang Sheth and partner, 52.78%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99ers. Howell. A/B: Helen “Mickey” Martin and Christine Grant, 77.38%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 54.76%; Chris Ludwig and Henry Borkowski, 53.57%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 60.04%; B/C: Marcia Wright and Joanne Zavarella, 54.55%; Beverly Isenberg and Susan Levy, 53.22%; east-west, A/B: Margaret and Bob Rivard, 65.53%; C: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 59.85%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Meg Klamp and David Millward, 62.04%; Michael Ryan and Howard Foster, 56.94%; B: Fran Kurtz and Pat Burns, 51.85%; Anne Watkins and Betty Bronstein, 51.62%; C: Jim and Gloria Brown, 46.30%; east-west, A/B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Andrei Reinhorn, 62.27%; Judy Padgug and Joan Rose, 57.64%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. Bill Rushmore and Saleh Fetouh, 64%; Joan Rose and Chris Urbanek, 61%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 game. North-south, A/B: (tie) Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, James McClure and Paula Rosen, 56.67%; Elizabeth Young and Ann Coughlin, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Jean Weinstein and Richard McGowan, 53.33%; Rao Perala and Ashok Nyalakonda, 51.67%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Fran Kurtz and Pat Burns, 63.02%; B: Penny and Peter Shui, 61.46%; Claire Gareleck and Cathy Majewski, 60.42%; C: Beena Deshmukh and Ten-Pao Lee, 52.55%; east-west, A/B: Mark Pascale and Henry Chudy, 59.95%; Liz Clark and Meg Klamp, 58.56%; Ginny Panaro and Dian Petrov, 54.63%; Teresa Fraas and Elaine Universal, 54.40%; C: Gaurang Sheth and Gabriel Tannenbaum, 51.16%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Meg Klamp and Judy Graf, 62.41%; B: Fran Kurtz and Claire Gareleck, 60.88%; C: Walt Olszewski and Jeanne Gladysz, 58.48%; east-west, A/B: Allen Beroza and Michael Ryan, 58.19%; Joan Rose and Sue Neubecker, 56.63%; Harry Cheung and Susan Bergman, 55.05%; Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 54.60%;C: Betty Metz and Tova Reinhorn, 53.10%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B: Claire Gareleck and Usha Khurana, 63.70%; Ten-Pao Lee and Jim Gullo, 57.41%; Joyce Kindt and John Marvin, 55.93%; Jay Levy and Chris Urbanek, 54.81%.

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – North-south, Joyce Kindt and Carolyn Siracuse, 61.57%; Bob Lederhouse and Jane Larcom, 56.02%; Donna Moran and Maureen Cancilla, 52.78%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 50.46%; east-west, James Downing and David Floyd, 61.81%; Merton and Colleen Haynes, 61.34%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 57.64%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 50.23%.

Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Jay Levy and Meg Klamp, 63.66%; Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 57.69%; Fran Kurtz and Dorothy Kumrow, 54.14%; east-west, Fred Yellen and David Millward, 62.18%; Jim Gullo and Bob Padgug, 57.69%; Tova Reinhorn and Carlton Stone, 56.48%; Carol Bedell and Barbara Landree, 47.83%.

Delaware Wednesday evening – Howell. Chuck Heimerl and Ron Fill, 66.9%; Pam and Lance Pollock, 56.7%.

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 61%; Jim and Paula Jones, 59%; Judie Bailey and Bob Lederhouse, 57%; east-west, Gwilym Brick and Dan Blatz, 60%; Mercedes Reinbolt and Paul Capen, 55%; Eugene Giorgini and Walt Olszewski, 54%.

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Dian Petrov and Leuben Zaykov, 71%; B: Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, 65%; C: Mercedes Reinbolt and Patricia Lanighan, 48%.

Other clubs

ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Garnet Wallace and Vivian Harris, 60%; (tie) Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, Dolletha Holmes and Jean Herndon, 41.83%.

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Ross Markello, 60%; Bill Rich and Peg Gorham, 59%; east-west, Alva Finkelstein and Marvin Feuerstein, 60%; Lori Repicci and Joe Day, 58%.

Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 69%; Peg Gorman and George Mayers, 56%; east-west, Neil Katz and Ross Markello, 75%; Marv Feuerstein and Anita Rauch, 51%.

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Dick Munschauer and Jeanette Reid, 55.7%; Dee Schaeffer and Lil Ungerleider, 52.5%; east-west, Mary Blanchard and Ruth Killeen, 71.7%; Teddy and David Speser, 55%.  

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Marge McMillen and Ann Goodyear, 69%; Sudha and Sukhanand Jain, 59%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 62%; Edna Fill and Evelyn Vitello, 55%; east-west, Christel and Frank Bernard, 58%; Julie Ameroso and Esther Ferris, 55%.

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