Friday, October 11, 2013

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 12

The Bridge Center of Buffalo will have extra-point charity games Monday, Oct. 14, to Friday, Oct. 18.

          The Airport Bridge Club has its Columbus Day chicken barbecue Monday, Oct. 14, with games at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; plus double point games today, Saturday, Oct. 12, and Friday, Oct. 18; and triple point games at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13; at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15; and at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16.
Triple gold point Swiss teams will play at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17 (after pairs at 11 a.m.) and there will be two-session Swiss with sandwiches at 11 a.m. on Oct. 20.

          Next Saturday, Oct. 19, both the Bridge Center of Buffalo and the Airport Bridge Club will host Unit Championship games. 

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Unit 116 has updated its schedule of unit games and special games for the rest of 2013. They include:
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 

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 in August. 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 Sept. 30 to Oct. 6
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs 

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Fund Game. North-south, A: Ken and Gladys Hardcastle; B: June Feuerstein and Dale Anderson, 55%; C: Dede Kluckhohn and Margaret Miles, 52.08%; east-west, A/B: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 62.08%; C: Isabelle Banas and Linda Wynes, 54.58%. 

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Nancy Kessler and Carlton Stone, 55.79%; B: Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 54.40%; C: Ruth Kozower and Judy Kaprove, 53.70%; east-west, A: Vince Pesce and John Ziemer, 59.49%; B/C: Mary Terrana and Bob Kaprove, 52.55%. 

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Nadine Stein and Barbara Sadkin, 61.58%; Rita Sierocinski and Rita Sofia, 58.33%; B: Brian Block and Tom Fraas, 55.56%; C: John and Linda Wynes, 49.48%.    

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday evening – ACBL Instant Matchpoint Game. Howell. A: Liz Clark and partner, 64.17%; B: Bill Boardman and Paula Kotowski, 59%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 50.29%.    

Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Club Appreciation Game. North-south, A: Janet Frisch and Mike Kisiel, 59.95%; B: Carlton Stone and Nancy Kessler, 59.03%; C: Ed Drozen and Ruth Kozower, 55.56%; east-west, A: Bob Linn and Jerry Geiger, 59.72%; B: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 56.25%; C: Joe Rooney and Bill Regan, 52.55%. 

Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – One Winner. A: Jim Mathis and Ken Meier, 62.13%; Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 61.11%; B: Selina Volpatti and Dale Anderson, 57%; Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 56.30%; C: Ron and Cynthia Helfman, 50.64%; Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 48.88%. 

Airport Bridge Club Friday afternoon – Gold Point Club Appreciation Swiss Teams. John Ziemer, Ken Meier, Jerry Geiger and Jim Mathis, 72 VPs.  

Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Club Appreciation Game. A: Mike Kisiel and Christine Pesce, 60.71%; Vince Pesce and John Ziemer, 51.79%; B: Ruth Hnath and Ruth Jones, 51.19%; C: Usha Khurana and Dale Anderson, 50.60%. 

Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning – Charity Club Championship Swiss Teams. A: (tie) Nancy Wolstoncroft, Myra Razik, Mike Silverman and Dale Anderson, Paula Salamone, Jim Mathis, Jerry Geiger and Bob Linn, 69 VPs; C: Heather Pongray, Carolyn Siracuse, Tom Pongray and Mike Kisiel, 65 VPs. 

Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Gold Point Club Appreciation Swiss Teams. A/B: Gladys Hardcastle, Clare Schultz, Cleveland Fleming and Ken Hardcastle, 75 VPs; C: Shakeel Ahmad, Manju Ceylony, Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Ron Henrikson, 59 VPs. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: (tie) Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, Sandra Silverberg and Janie Polk, 61.36%; Maryann Szafran and Paula Rosen, 54.92%; east-west, A/B/C: Sandra Morrison and Norma Cohen, 57.95%; Elaine Zeve and Violet Makhija, 55.49%; Sharon Wilcox and Janet Dimet, 55.30%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Chris Urbanek and Meg Klamp, 60.71%; B: Judy Padgug and Joanne Kelley, 58.04%; C: Berta Brown and Anne Watkins, 52.68%; east-west, A/B/C: James Tao and Larry Soong, 58.33%; Stan Kozlowski and Bob Padgug, 52.08%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – ACBL Instant Matchpoint Game. Howell. Bert Hargeshimer and Christy Kellogg, 61.20%; Meg Klamp and Joan Rose, 55.80%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon –  0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Jacqueline Hanley and Janie Polk, 59.52%; Pat Kilbury and Gerry Dominski, 58.63%; C: Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 56.25%; east-west, A/B: Liz Hemenway and Anne Astmann, 64.58%; Ann Torrell and Marilyn Shuman, 58.93%; Elizabeth Beishline and Susan Levy, 56.55%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Jeff Bender, 63.28%; B/C: Penny Shui and Ten-Pao Lee, 59/03%; east-west, A: Kamil Bishara and Dian Petrov, 56.48%; B: John Marvin and Walt Olszewski, 55.56%; C: Art Matthies and Chip Kean, 54.63%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: David Whitt and Carl McMurtry, 58.33%; James Tao and Fran Kurtz, 55.56%; Carolyn Siracuse and Anne Watkins, 53.87%; C: Usha Khurana and Ruth Wurster, 48.81%; east-west, A: Gene Finton and Davis Heussler, 57.67%; B/C: Dede Kluckhohn and Adrian Figliotti, 55.03%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B: Bob Olin and Ten-Pao Lee, 61.31%; C: Elaine Universal and Cathy Majewski, 57.14%.  

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – North-south, Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 64.36%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 63.17%; Dorothy Shorts and Roseann Stoklosa, 53.18%; east-west, James Downing and David Floyd, 68.95%; Glen and Pat Schmarder, 55.18%; Joe Benenati and Chuck Cookson, 54.49%. 

Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Judy Padgug and Art Morth, 59.43%; Meg Klamp and Nancy Kessler, 58.24%; Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 54.37%; east-west, Dorothy and Ed Rupp, 60.81%; Judy Graf and Elaine Universal, 55.31%; Gene and Jo Finton, 53.07%. 

Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Edna Fill and Jan O’Mara, 58%; Joyce Kindt and Gene Giordini, 50.8%; east-west, Nancy Acara and Art Morth, 53.3%; Alicia Kolipinski and Jennifer Reynolds, 52%. 

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Jim and Paula Jones, 61%; B: Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 56%; C: Sushil Amlani and Walt Olszewski, 56%. 

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, 58%; B: (tie) Marilyn White and Dave Larcom, Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 54%; C: Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 52%. 

Other clubs 

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 58%; (tie) Marion Morber and Shirley Cassety, Jill and Bruce Brown, 56%; east-west, Diane Forrest and Joanne Zavarella, 65%; Nancy Hoffman and Eileen Bisantz, 57%. 

Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 56%; Herb Falk and Marvin Feuerstein, 55%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 62%; (tie) Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, John Gartner and Carl Gebauer, 57%.  

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 65.6%; Dee Schaeffer and Lil Ungerleider, 53.3%; Betty Kittinger and Fred Nadel, 51.1%; east-west, Ruth Killeen and Emily Wettlaufer, 63.9%; Sandy Recoon and Irwin Brock, 57.2%; Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 52.8%. 

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Fenton Harrison and Stan Kozlowski, 58%; east-west, Elsie Rogers and Emmett Vinson, 69%. 

Friday Dupliclub – Howell. Jennifer and Peter Reynolds, 72%; Bob and Margaret Rivard, 57%. 

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Paul Morgante and Esther Ferris, 63.5%; Ruth Elliot and John Wolf , 51%; east-west, Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 65.6%; (tie) Idamae Klipfel and Bob Rivard, Mike Brown and Trudy Manaher, 52.5%.



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