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The Bridge Center of Buffalo holds its annual meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, followed by a game and pot-luck treats. Members play for free.
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The Airport Bridge Club will have triple-point games at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, and next Saturday, Nov. 9; and double-point games at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6 and Friday, Nov. 8.
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The Niagara Falls, Ont., Regional Tournament begins Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave.,
, Ont. Pairs
and team games begin at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and continue at 10 a.m., 3 p.m.
and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. It concludes with Swiss teams at 10
a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. For info, click this link. Niagara
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When are the special games at the Airport Bridge Club? Good question. Unless you get e-mails from the Airport Club or pick up one of its calendars, it’s hard to know. Here’s what’s up there after next Saturday (Nov. 9). All games begin at 11 a.m. unless noted.
– Double point games Sunday, Nov. 10 (1 p.m.); Tuesday, Nov. 12; Thursday, Nov. 14; Monday, Nov. 18; and Saturday, Nov. 23.
– Triple point ACBL membership games Wednesday, Nov. 13; Friday, Nov. 15; Tuesday, Nov. 19; Thursday, Nov. 21 and Sunday, Nov. 24 (1 p.m.).
– Veterans Day chicken barbecue, Monday, Nov. 11 (games at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.).
– Unit championship stratified pairs, Saturday, Nov. 16.
– Double point Swiss teams with free sandwiches, Sunday, Nov. 17.
– ACBL-Wide charity pairs, Monday, Nov. 25 (7:15 p.m.).
Phone number for the club is (716) 603-6943.
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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, Nov. 16, 1 p.m., Lockport Duplicate Club.
Annual meeting and game: Sunday, Dec. 8, Main-Transit Fire Hall.
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District 5 Winter STaC – Monday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 15 at participating ACBL-sanctioned clubs.
(The Airport Bridge Club will have separate morning and afternoon pairs games during STaC Week, beginning at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9, through Saturday, Dec. 14. A STaC Swiss team game will be played at 11 a.m. 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:
Click names for links.
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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. 21 to Oct. 27
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
noon – 99ers. North-south, A: Betsy and Richard Heuer,
65.83%; B: Liz Schulman and Mary Blanchard, 65%; C: Henry Borkowski and Chris
Ludwig, 42.50%; east-west, A/B: Terrence Camp and Carol Roth, 65.83%; C: Janice
Johnson and Neelam Kohli, 46.67%. Center of Buffalo Monday
morning – North-south, A: John Ziemer and Elaine Kurasiewicz,
58.33%; B: Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 58.04%; east-west, A: Linda
Burroughsford and Jay Levy, 54.76%; B: Andrei Reinhorn and Larry Soong, 51.79%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
evening – Howell. A: Chris Urbanek and Warren O'Connell,
59.52%; B/C: Jeffrey Bender and Jack Cukierman, 54.76%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Pat Lanighan and
Mercedes Reinbolt, 61.01%; June Feuerstein and Sandra Morrison, 60.12%;
Jacqueline Hanley and Elaine Zeve, 57.44%; east-west, A/B/C: Janet Dimet and
Sharon Wilcox, 61.31%; Dorothy and Larry Soong, 61.01%; Marilyn Sultz and Ann
Torrell, 58.33%. Center
of Buffalo Thursday
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Bert Hargesheimer and Linda Burroughsford, 61.74%; B/C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 59.09%; Ten-Pao Lee and Gaurang Sheth, 55.68%; Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 55.68%; east-west, A/B/C: (tie) Tom Koralewski and Davis Heussler, Cathy Majewski and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 56.82%; Gene Finton and Jo Finton, 56.25%; Penny Shui and Art Morth, 54.55%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Kathy Pollock and Donna Steffan, 62.70%; B/C: Helen Panza and Bernie Czarnecki, 59.09%; Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 54.24%; east-west, A/B: Fred Yellen and Judy Padgug, 66.15%; Claire Gareleck and Harry Meyers, 58.81%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 55.86%; Harry Cheung and Liz Clark, 55.37%; C: Maryann Szafran and John Marvin, 48.38%.
noon – Howell. A/B: Vladimir Oudalov and Dian Petrov,
64.35%; Saleh Fetouh and Jay Levy, 60.94%; John Toy and Maryann Szafran,
58.33%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 57.30%; C: Joyce Kindt and
Carolyn Siracuse, 50%. Center of Buffalo Saturday
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 66.67%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 63.33%; James Downing and Jim Biggers, 54.07%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 51.85%; Pepe Justicia-Linde and Maureen Cancilla, 50%.
Monday morning – Club appreciation game. A: Jay Levy and Chris
Urbanek, 62.27%; B: Claire Gareleck and Jeanne Gladysz, 60.65%; Bob Olin and
Gene Finton, 58.56%; Anne Watkins and Bernie Czarnecki, 57.41%; C: Tova
Reinhorn and Meridian
Kalman, 50.23%. Marietta
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Ron Fill and Adam Dzimian, 57.3%; Edna Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 52.6%; east-west, (tie) Bill Rich and Eugene Nawotniak, Pam and Lance Pollock, 60%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, George Mayers and Peg Gorham, 56%; Lily Pleskow and Ashok Nyalakonda, 55%; east-west, Diane Forrest and Joanne Zavarella, 65%; Jill and Bruce Brown, 56%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Marv Feuerstein and Harry Meyers, 63%; Tony DiTuso and Joe Huber, 56%; east-west, Ross Markello and Jeff Peters, 61%; Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 60%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 52.8%; Priscilla Bretschger and Sally Steele, 52%; east-west, Irwin Brock and Sandy Recoon, 67.1%; Ruth Killeen and Emily Wettlaufer, 55.6%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 60%; Evelyn Vitello and Edna Fill, 57.1%; east-west, Adrienne Sakavicius and Anita Kohn, 61.1%; Idamae Klipfel and Bob Rivard, 55.5%.