Thursday, August 29, 2013

Duplicate Bridge: Aug. 31

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 3, the Airport Bridge Club starts a new schedule with double-point pairs games at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday to Saturday. There will be a triple-point pairs game at noon today, Saturday, Aug. 31, a double-point pairs game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, and an evening game at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6.
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On Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2, the Bridge Club Meridan plays at 10:30 a.m.; the Airport Bridge Club has a chicken barbecue with games at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., while the Bridge Center of Buffalo will be closed.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo is planning to offer beginner lessons in the fall. Call 834-4222.
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The Toronto Labor Day Sectional Tournament is under way in the Holiday Inn, 3450 Dufferin St., Toronto, Ont., across from Yorkdale Mall, from today, Saturday, Aug. 31, to Monday, Sept. 2. For info, click on this link.
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Unit 116 has updated 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.
Unit-rated club-hosted game: Saturday, Oct. 19, noon, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
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.
Unit-rated club-hosted game: Saturday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m., Lockport Duplicate Club.
Annual meeting and game: Sunday, Dec. 8, Main-Transit Fire Hall.
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Tournament calendar

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 Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 12, to Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
Buffalo Spooktacular Regional – Venue still 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 almost a month ago. 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. 19 to Aug. 25
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 62.08%; B: Margaret Miles and Dede Kluckhohn, 50.83%; east-west, A/B: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 58.33%.

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B: Linda Vassallo and Bob Andersen, 58.33%; C: Florence Boyd and Faith Perry, 43.52%; east-west, A: (tie) Elaine Kurasiewicz and Eleanor Whelan, Chuck Schorr and John Ziemer, 56.48%; C: Myra Razik and Bill Boardman, 49.07%.  

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 Wednesday 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 Thursday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B: Eva Schmidt and Dale Anderson, 63.69%; C: Sandra Scheff and Joyce Greenspan, 49.70%; east-west, A/B: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 66.37%; C: Florence Boyd and Bob Kaprove, 40.77%.

Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B: Chuck Schorr and Judy Kaprove, 59.89%; C: Christine Malarkey and Paula Kotowski, 48.83%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Jerry Geiger, 59.57%; B: Myra Razik and Dale Anderson, 57.91%; C: Dorothy Soong and Joyce Greenspan, 51.75%.

Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Ruth Hnath and Paula Kotowski, 54%; (tie) Ginny Panaro and Mike Kisiel, Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 53%; B: Chuck Heimerl and Ross Markello, 50%. 

Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning – Upgraded Club Championship. Swiss Teams. A/B: Barbara Libby, Harry Cheung, Liz Clark, Paul Libby, 73 VPs; C: Sushil Amlani, Chuck Schorr, Rich Cramer-Benjamin, Jeff Bender, 60 VPs.

Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Unit Championship. Swiss Teams. A/B: (tie) Mike Kisiel, June Feuerstein, Mary Terrana, Myra Razik with Paul Libby, Harry Cheung, Liz Clark, and Barbara Libby; 63 VPs.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Richard McGowan and Joyce Greenspan, 58.33%; (tie) B/C:Joanne Zavarella and Jacqueline Hanley, 57.44%; Talma Eshdat and Carla Press, 57.44%; Sandra Scheff and Beverly Isenberg, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Maryann Szafran and Paula Rosen, 62.50%; C: Elaine Zeve and Marcia Burstein, 58.93%; Margaret and Robert Rivard, 56.55%

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Donna Steffan and Judy Padgug, 66.18%; Berta Brown and Joanne Kelley, 59.23%; Meg Klamp and Fred Yellen, 53.68%; B: Mike Mesirov and Nadine Stein, 52.64%;.east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and James Gullo, 61.83%; Jay Levy and David Millward, 57.67%; B: Adrian Figliotti and Dede Kluckhohn, 54.66%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Dan Gerstman and Rick Benstock, 60.71%; Jim Gullo and Eugene Harvey, 58.93%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 58.93%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south,  A/B: Joe Miranda and Judy Zeckhauser, 57.48%; Ann Coughlin and Elizabeth Young, 56.04%; June Feuerstein and Natalie Abramson, 55.05%; C: Beverly Isenberg and Susan Levy, 48.40%; east-west, A/B/C: Jennifer and Peter Reynolds, 60.46%; Paula Rosen and James McClure, 58.76%; Dede Kluckhohn and Adrian Figliotti, 57.69%; Dorothy and Larry Soong, 56.13%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Davis Heussler and Gene Finton, 69.21%; B: Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, 65.28%; Bert Hargesheimer and Linda Burroughsford, 55.09%; C: John Lyth and Gary Schmitt, 48.61%; east-west,  A: Joel Brownstein and Jim Gullo, 62.24%; Dian Petrov and Kamil Bishara, 61.98%; Art Morth and Penny Shui, 60.94%; C: Chip Kean and Cathy Majewski, 56.51%;

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B:Anne Watkins and Dick Czarnecki, 57.87%; Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 57.41%; Meg Klamp and Nadine Stein, 54.17%; east-west, (tie) A/B: Cynthia and Ron Helfman, 58.33%; Barbara Landree and Carol Bedell, 58.33%; Susan Bergman and Mike Mesirov, 55.21%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Claire Gareleck and Chris Urbanek, 60.74%; Pat Lakeman and John Toy, 57.78%; B: Usha Khurana and John Marvin, 57.04%; Michael Ryan and Jim Gullo, 56.30%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday afternoon – Corn Fest. North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 60.19%; Chris Urbanek and Meg Klamp, 59.72%; B: Srinivas Damarla and Bernice Baker, 56.71%; C: Betty Metz and Helen Panza, 53.01%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Levy, 59.12%; B/C: Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Jeff Bender, 58.33%; Gaurang Sheth and Judie Bailey, 54.86%.

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – One winner. Maureen Cancilla and Donna Moran, 66.35%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 59.93%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 58.33%; Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 55.13%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 53.2%; Jane Larcom and Colleen Haynes, 50.96%.

Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: David Millward and Judy Padgug, 63.86%; B: Ken Meier and Penny Shui, 51.36%; C: Joe Benenati and Ted Kahn, 41.32%; east-west, A: Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 61.83%; B: Betty Metz and Carol Bedell, 51.59%; C: Dorothy and Ed Rupp, 50.35%.

Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Al Dickman and Chuck Heimerl, 56%; Carolyn Siracuse and Joyce Kindt, 54%; east-west, Dorothy Kumrow and Lance Pollock, 62.5%; Margaret and Bob Rivard, 53%.

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, A: Joyce Kindt and Bob Lederhouse, 58%; B: Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 54%; C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 52%; east-west, A: Jim Madan and Mark Pascale, 74%; B: Gwilym Brick and Dan Blatz, 50%; C: Sushil Amlani and Walt Olszewski, 47%.

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 62%; B: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 57%; C: Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 56%.

Other clubs

ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Dolletha Holmes and Jean Herndon, 67.33%; Garnet Wallace and Vivian Harris, 54%.

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Lala Mahashwan and Cecelia Calabrese, 54%; (tie) Marian Morber and Carl Gebauer, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 53%; east-west, Chuck Heimerl and Ross Markello, 64%; Emily Wandass and Louise Zygaj, 55%.

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Priscilla Bretschger and Sally Steele, 61.5%; Jeanette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 55.7%; east-west, Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 54.9%; (tie) Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, Estelle Gafter and Esther Greene, 52.8%.  

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Carol Neuhaus and Marc Sobkiewicz, 58%; east-west, Elsie Rogers and Emmett Vincent, 60%.

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