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
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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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.
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 still TBA, Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.
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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.
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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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Week of Sept. 30 to Oct. 6
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
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%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
evening – ACBL Instant Matchpoint Game. Howell. Bert
Hargeshimer and Christy Kellogg, 61.20%; Meg Klamp and Joan Rose, 55.80%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
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%. Center
of Buffalo Thursday
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
Heussler, 57.67%; B/C: Dede Kluckhohn
and Adrian Figliotti, 55.03%. Davis
noon – Howell. A/B: Bob Olin and Ten-Pao Lee, 61.31%;
C: Elaine Universal and Cathy Majewski, 57.14%. Center of Buffalo Saturday
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%.
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%.