Friday, November 22, 2013

Duplicate Bridge: Nov. 23

Two clubs locally will offer the ACBL-wide charity pairs game at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25 – the Airport Bridge Club and the Bridge Center of Buffalo, where the game will be hosted by Bridge Club Meridian. The game will offer hand analyses and a chance for winners to earn extra points at the district level.
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The Airport Bridge Club will have a double-point pairs game at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, Nov. 23, and a triple-point pairs game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24.
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Clubs with regularly-scheduled games on Thursday will be closed for Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 28.
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Unit 116 has just one special game for the rest of 2013 – the annual meeting and game Sunday, Dec. 8, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.
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Tournament calendar

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.
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.
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 Nov. 11 to Nov. 17
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs 

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A: Paul Libby and Mike Ryan, 64.26%; B/C: Marilyn Sultz and Eva Schmidt, 51.96%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 59.90%; B/C: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 52.60%. 

Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – North-south, A: Eva Schmidt and Marilyn Sultz, 58%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Harry Cheung, 64.75%; B: Alicia Kolipinski and Mike Silverman,  53.17%; C: David and Dordy Donaldson, 47.33%. 

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A/B: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Eleanor Whelan, 59.26%; C: John Kirsits and Paula Kotowski, 57.14%; east-west, A/B/C: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 63.69%. 

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – ACBL Membership Game. Howell. A: Chuck Schorr and Mike Silverman, 66.67%; Judi Marshall and John Ziemer, 60.19%; B: Doug Dean and Bill Boardman, 57.81%; C: Joyce Meskill and Paula Salamone, 56.77%; Joyce Greenspan and June Feuerstein, 53.13%.    

Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Judi Marshall, 63.99%; B: Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 51.79%; C: Bob Kaprove and David Donaldson, 51.19%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Harry Cheung, 57.41%; B: Ed Drozen and Mike Silverman, 55.82%; C: Ruth Wurster and Marilyn Sultz, 49.47%. 

Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – ACBL Membership Game. North-south, A/B: Ginny Panaro and Doug Dean, 63.48%; C: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 51.33%; east-west, A: Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 65.67%; B: Mike Silverman and Art Matthies, 56.75%; C: Joyce Meskill and Paula Salamone, 47.83%. 

Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Unit Championship. Howell. A: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 61.25%; B/C: Ron Henrikson and Dorothy May, 52.92%; east-west, A/B: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 57.08%; C: Sushil Amlani and David Donaldson, 46.67%. 

Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning – Club Championship Swiss Teams. A/B: Shakeel Ahmad, Manju Ceylony, Rich Cramer-Benjamin, John Ziemer, 56 VPs; C: (tie) Doanne Jackson, Paula Salamone, Thom Burnett, Miri Salamone-Burnett; Myra Razik, Eva Schmidt, Nancy Wolstoncroft and Mike Silverman, 40 VPs.

Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Club Championship Swiss Teams. A: Rich Cramer-Benjamin, John Ziemer, Shakeel Ahmad, Manju Ceylony, 57 VPs; B/C: Dordy Donaldson, Judy Kaprove, David Donaldson, Dale Anderson, 49 VPs. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Andrei Reinhorn and Sharon Chang, 62.12%; Ross Markello and Bruce Burr, 59.66%; B: Richard McGowan and Elizabeth Neuner, 57.20%; C: Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 54.55%; east-west, A/B: Natalie Abramson and Marjorie Plumb, 61.47%; Margaret and Robert Rivard, 61.14%; C: Sandra Morrison and Norma Cohen, 54.70%; Elizabeth Young and Janie Polk, 54.42%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Claire Gareleck and Cathy Majewski, 54.17%; C: Sue Neubecker and Tova Reinhorn, 51.79%; east-west, A: Fred Yellen and Bud Seidenberg, 66.96%; B: Jim Gullo and Carol Bedell, 49.70%; C: Linda Burroughsford and David Donaldson, 47.62%.  

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Chris Urbanek and Joan Rose, 58.33%; B/C: Jeff Bender and Jack Cukierman, 55.56%; Bert Hargesheimer and Alex Kowal, 54.17%; Bob Olin and Christy Kellogg, 54.17%.  

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 61.61%; B/C: Liz Schulman and Mary Blanchard, 56.55%; Betsy and Richard Heuer, 54.46%; Carla Press and Andrei Reinhorn, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Joyce Frayer and Mary Ball, 67.86%; Eugene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 56.85%; C: Lynn Witmer and Jeff Thier, 54.76%.  

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B/C: Edith Knaszak and Jan O'Mara, 58.10%; Andrei Reinhorn and Tova Reinhorn, 56.25%; Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 54.63%; east-west, A: Sue Neubecker and Chris Urbanek, 58.33%; B: Ten-Pao Lee and Jeff Bender, 57.64%; Gaurang Sheth and Penny Shui, 57.18%; C: Peter Patterson and Gary Schmitt, 47.69%.  

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Jim Gullo and Fred Yellen, 61.57%; Christy Kellogg and Stan Kozlowski, 59.26%; Berta Brown and Anne Watkins, 57.41%; C: Rita Sofia and Rita Sierocinski, 54.86%; east-west, A: Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 61.81%; Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 61.57%; B: Chuck Schorr and Ed Drozen, 56.02%; Harry Cheung and Susan Bergman, 54.63%; C: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Carol Bedell, 51.16%.  

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: John Toy and Sharon Benz, 63.70%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer. 60.37%; B: Jim Gullo and Judy Graf, 54.44%; C: Bernie and Dick Czarnecki, 49.63%. 

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 77.04%; John Fiegl and Bob Lederhouse, 60%; (tie) Joyce Kindt and Carolyn Siracuse, Dan Clark and Dave Larcom 51.85%. 

Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 58.04%; (tie) Stan Kozlowski and  Judy Padgug, Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 54.17%; Anne Watkins and Bob Olin, 52.68%; east-west, Judy Graf and Jim Gullo, 64.02%; Pat Rasmus and Barbara Landree, 44.18%; Peter Patterson and Linda Burroughsford, 43.39%.  

Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, John Garrity and Bud Eckert, 54.3%; Alicia Kolipinski and Al Dickman, 53.8%; east-west, Nancy and Bruce Shaffer, 58.9%; Chuck Heimerl and Frank Schlehr, 55.6%. 

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 62.5%; B: Joyce Kindt and Bob Lederhouse, 53%; C: Mercedes Reinbolt and Paul Capen, 50%.

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Bob Lederhouse and Marge Schomers, 65%; B: Mercedes Reinbolt and Rita Haley, 58%; (tie) Kathy Fenn and Elve Johnston, Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 54%. 

Other clubs 

ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Parmalier Murphy  and Neola McGuire, 64.29%; Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 60.42 %. 

Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 60%; Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 57%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 61%; Ashok Nualayonda and Lilly Pleskow, 55%.  

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Ruth Jones and Emily Wettlaufer, 66.7%; Dee Schaeffer and Lil Ungerleider, 62.5%; east-west, Jeannette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 61.7%; Estelle Gafter and Esther Greene, 55.8%.     

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Bill Westley and Bill Rogers, 60%; east-west, Marge and Bob McMillen, 58%. 

College Club Duplicate – North-south, Clare Schultz and Dorinne Ebel, 69.04%; Betty Loucks and Karen Stephenson, 66.19%; east-west, Nancy Davidson and Kathy Kubala, 57.77%; Carla Bernhardt and Carolann Besch, 53.33%.   

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Adrienne Sakavicius and Thelma Frauenhofer, 60%; Margaret Rivard and Esther Ferris, 57%; east-west, Eileen Bisantz and Nancy Hoffman, 57%; Al and Phyllis Vogt, 54%.


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