Unit-rated games with extra points will be played Monday, Sept. 9, at 10:30 a.m. at Bridge Club Meridian and at 11 a.m. at the Airport Bridge Club.
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All games now will begin
at 11 a.m. daily at the Airport Bridge Club, except for occasional special games. Double points will be awarded at all games during the coming week, including the Swiss team game with free sandwiches at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 8.
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The Buffalo Fall Sectional
Tournament will be held Friday, Sept. 27, to Sunday, Sept. 29, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville, with pairs games at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Swiss teams at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. For info, call 992-4794. For info, click 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:
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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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.
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:
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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.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011,
Dale Anderson reached a career total of 1,600 master points a month ago. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
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Week of Aug. 26 to Sept. 1
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon –
NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Paula Salamone and Jim Mathis, 57.56%; B/C: Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 55.85%; Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 54.52%. ugust Club Series: Joyce Greenspan, 9.5 points; Sandra Scheff, 9 points.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon –
NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 65.48%; B: Mike Mesirov and Tom Pongray, 60.34%; C: Pat Lakeman and Mary Terrana, 45.31%; east-west, A: Paul Libby and Liz Clark, 59.78%; B: Ed Drozen and Bill Boardman, 53.33%; C: Ruth Wurster and Christine Malarkey, 49.45%. August Club Series: (tie) John Ziemer, Chuck Schorr, 8 points.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday afternoon –
NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Mike Ryan and Jerry Geiger, 60.67%; B: Carlton Stone and Mike Silverman, 57.19%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 55.78%; Dave Donaldson and Art Matthies, 52.07%. August Club Series: Jerry Geiger, 15.5 points; (tie) Carlton Stone, Mike Silverman, 8.5 points.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday afternoon –
NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Vince Pesce and Mike Kisiel, 59.52%; B: Eva Schmidt and Dale Anderson, 59.23%; C: Don Grant and Jan Hasselback, 51.19%; east-west, A: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Jim Mathis, 63.99%; B: John Kirsits and Ken Meier, 59.52%; C: Tom and Heather Pongray, 46.13%. August Club Series: (tie) Helen Panza, Mike Silverman, 11 points.
Airport Bridge Club Friday afternoon –
NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Chuck Schorr and John Ziemer, 59%; B: Beverly Dale and Nancy Acara, 48.67%; C: Nadine Stein and Barbara Sadkin, 47.63%; east-west, A: Paul Libby and Mike Silverman, 66.21%; B: Pawan Matta and Ruth Hnath, 50.55%; C: Jim and Gloria Brown, 42.07%. August Club Series: Chuck Schorr, 12 points; Mike Silverman, 8.5 points.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon –
NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Carl and Jan Hasselback, 58.33%; Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 57.87%; B: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 56.48%; C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 49.54%. August Club Series: (tie) Chuck Heimerl, Ruth Hnath, 8.5 points.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon –
Fund Game. Howell. A: Nancy Wolstoncroft and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 58%; B: (tie) Mary Terrana and Pat Lakeman, Joe Benenati and Mike Kisiel, 50%; C: Carl and Jan Hasselback, 49%. August Club Series: Liz Clark, 19.5 points; Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 16.5 points.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon –
Non-life masters. North-south, A: Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 57.60%; B: Natalie Abramson and Richard McGowen, 55.24%; C: Carla Press and Susan Levy, 51.95%; east-west, A/B: Bob Mann and Ron Ferguson, 57.76%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 56.52%; C: John Wolf and Tish Schiffman, 52.04%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning –
North-south, A: Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 58.33%; B/C: Rita Sierocynski and Jeanne Gladysz, 52.08%; east-west, A: Stan Kozlowski and Bob Padgug, 56.02%; B/C: Judy Kaprove and Marietta Kalman, 54.40%; Tova Reinhorn and Carol Bedell, 53.70%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening –
One winner. A: Bill Rushmore and Joan Rose, 60%; B: David Hemmer and Saleh Fetouh, 56%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon –
0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Elizabeth Neuner and Roslyn Berkovitz, 65.15%; David Whitt and Carl McMurtry, 63.64%; east-west, A/B: Jo Finton and Andrei Reinhorn, 61.55%; Paula Rosen and Joyce Greenspan, 60.61%; C: Joyce Frayer and Mary Ball, 59.09%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening –
North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargeshimer, 57.14%; B: Gene Finton and Sidney Weiss, 52.65%; C: Manja Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 51.32%; east-west, A: Carolyn Siracuse and Mark Pascale, 57.74%; B: Penny Shui and Walt Olszewski, 56.55%; C: Gaurang Sheth and Peter Shui, 53.87%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning –
North-south, A/B: Kamil Bishara and Dian Petrov, 70.83%; Betty Bronstein and Harry Meyers, 52.38%; C: Carol Bedell and Dorothy Soong, 48.81%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 72.32%; B: David Millward and Jim Gullo, 66.37%; C: Larry Soong and James Tao, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon –
One winner. A/B/C: Tova Reinhorn and Cathy Majewski, 68.06%; Bernie and Dick Czarnecki, 63.19%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning –
North-south, Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 56.71%; Pepe Justicia-Linde and Anne Lockwood, 55.09%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 54.86%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 53.7%; east-west, Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 61.57%; Geri Moog and Jane Larcom, 59.26%; Ken Meier and Liz Clark, 58.1%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 51.39%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning –
North-south, Fran Kurtz and Carolyn Siracuse, 62.19%; Nancy Littenberg and Ron Helfman, 61.33%; Christy Kellogg and Judy Padgug, 55.07%; east-west, Michael Ryan and Ten-Pao Lee, 63.47%; Jim Gullo and Donna Steffan, 60.63%; Nadine Stein and Cynthia Helfman, 46.76%.
Delaware Wednesday evening –
North-south, Carolyn Siracuse and Anne O’Connor, 59.6%; Nancy Acara and Beverly Dale, 54.2%; east-west, Dorothy Kumrow and Paul Morgante, 65.4%; Jennifer Reynolds and Margaret Rivard, 56.1%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening –
North-south, Jim and Paula Jones, 63%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 61%; Judie Bailey and Bob Lederhouse, 52%; east-west, Beena Deshmukh and Sushil Amlani, 63%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 62%; Dan Blatz and Gwilym Brick, 56%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon –
Howell. A: Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 64%; B: Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 61%; C: Pat Lanighan and Rita Haley, 52%.
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening –
Howell. Jean Henedon and Doanne Jackson, 65%; Paul Harris and Dianna Brown, 64.8%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon –
North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Ross Markello, 60%; Bill Rich and Martin Schaus, 52%; east-west, Alva Finkelstein and Marv Feuerstein, 64%; Diane Forrest and Joanne Zavarella, 55%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning –
North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 60%; Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 57%; east-west, Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 64%; Joe Day and Lorey Repucci, 56%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday –
North-south: Nita Ferrell and Ruth Jones, 54.7%; (tie) Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, Teddy and David Speser, 53.6%; Betty Kittinger and Fred Nadel, 47.9%; east-west, Jeannette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 60.1%; Ruth and Eric Lansing, 58.9%; Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 55.4%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday –
Howell. Marge McMillen and Jan Roalsvig, 60%; Sudha and Sukhanand Jain, 57%.