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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District 5 Winter STaC – Monday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 15, at participating ACBL-sanctioned clubs.
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. ) Airport Bridge
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
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Arts section in the Saturday edition of The Buffalo News. If it’s not in its
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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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Week of Nov. 11 to Nov. 17
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
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%. 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%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
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%. Center
of Buffalo Thursday
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%.
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%. Center of Buffalo Saturday
Bridge Club of
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%.
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%.
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%.