It’s a weekend for unit championship games with extra points. Pairs games play at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Airport Bridge Club and at 1 p.m. today in the Lockport Duplicate Club.
On Sunday, Oct. 20, Swiss teams play at 11 a.m. at the Airport Bridge Club in two sessions, one unit-rated, one with triple points and 5 percent gold, with free sandwiches.
Unit 116 hosts an Eight Is Enough Swiss team game at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Bridge Center of Buffalo.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo has Club Appreciation Week from Tuesday, Oct. 22, through next Saturday, Oct. 26, with triple points at no extra cost.
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The Airport Bridge Club has double point games at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21, and Thursday, Oct. 24; triple point games at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, and 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25; and Swiss team games with 5 percent gold at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, and 2:30 p.m. next Saturday, Oct. 26, following pairs games at 11 a.m.
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Unit 116 has updated its schedule of unit games and special games for the rest of 2013. They include:
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 Oct. 7 to Oct. 13
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A/B/C: (tie) Marilyn Steffan and Pinky Regan, Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 58.04%; east-west, A: Jim Mathis and Ken Meier, 64.29%; B: Marian Morber and Margaret Miles, 55.36%; C: Ruth Wurster and Dorothy May, 44.35%.
morning – Howell. A: Stan Kozlowski and Bob Padgug, 68.91%;
B/C: Larry Soong and Andrei Reinhorn, 62.18%; Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen,
57.37%; Joan Rose and Judy Padgug, 55.77%; Carol Bedell and Jim Gullo, 55.45%;
Christy Kellogg and Gene Finton, 54.49%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
evening – Howell. A/B: Ginny Panaro and John Bielinski, 54.16%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Fran Witnauer and Joan
Smith, 59.49%; B/C: Liz Schulman and Mary Blanchard, 58.56%; Elizabeth Young
and Ann Coughlin, 54.86%; east-west, A: Andrei Reinhorn and Jo Finton, 61.46%;
Margaret and Robert Rivard, 59.12%; B: Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 58.07%;
C: Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 56.94%. Center
of Buffalo Thursday
evening – North-south, A: Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad,
58.10%; B: Penny Shui and Gaurang Sheth, 57.64%; C: Jeff Bender and Edith
Knaszak, 49.31%; east-west, A: Art Morth and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 61.34%; Judy
Graf and Meg Klamp, 57.41%; B: Ken Meier and Pat Rasmus, 54.63%; C: Gabriel
Tannenbaum and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 47.69%. Center of Buffalo Thursday
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Berta Brown and Judy Padgug, 60.42%; John Toy and Marietta Kalman, 57.18%; C: Carol Bedell and Tova Reinhorn, 55.56%; Christy Kellogg and Elaine Universal, 54.63%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and Kathy Pollock, 65.74%; B: Jim Gullo and Fred Yellen, 60.88%; Liz Clark and Carolyn Siracuse, 56.71%.
noon – Howell. A/B: Stan Kozlowski and Fred Yellen,
66.67%; C: Bernie and Dick Czarnecki, 62.50%; Chris Urbanek and Gaurang Sheth,
56.94%; Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 54.86%. Center of Buffalo Saturday
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 58.17%; Merton and Colleen Haynes, 56.3%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 55.93%; Joe Miranda and Anne Lockwood, 54.22%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, 68.92%; Eleanor Whelan and Walt Olszewski, 60.11%; Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 56.93%; east-west, Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 60.99%; Carolyn Siracuse and Pat Rasmus, 57.22%; Carol Bedell and Marietta Kalman, 53.33%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Joyce Kindt and Jan O’Mara, 63%; Alicia Kolipinski and Al Dickman, 52.1%; east-west, Lance and Pam Pollock, 70.1%; Dorothy Kumrow and Paul Morgante, 55.6%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 60%; Bill and Jo Rich, 58%; east-west, B. J. McMath and Pat Truell, 67%; Diane Forrest and Joanne Zavarella, 58%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Cindy Darone and Elaine LiVigne, 56%; Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 54%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 70%; Herbert Falk and Marvin Feuerstein, 53%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 58.9%; Ruth Jones and Emily Wettlaufer, 57.8%; Jeannette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 53.3%; east-west, Sandy Recoon and Irwin Brock, 62.2%; Dee Schaeffer and Ruth Williams, 56.1%; Libby Nuener and Ruth Lansing, 53.9%.
College Club Duplicate – North-south, Clare Schultz and Nancy Thomas, 61.90%; Cleo Alexander and Dorothy Medler, 51.90%; east-west, Bonnie Botsford and Delight Dann, 61.66%; Dorinne Ebel and Betty Loucks, 57.77%.