Friday, November 8, 2013

Duplicate Bridge: Nov. 9

The Niagara Falls, Ont., Regional Tournament continues today, Saturday, Nov. 9, with pairs and team games at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave. It concludes with Swiss teams at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10. For info, click this link 
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          The Bridge Center of Buffalo has extra-point charity games Tuesday, Nov. 11, through Friday, Nov. 15, and holds a club-hosted unit game at noon next Saturday, Nov. 16. The club will offer practice games for beginners starting Monday, Nov. 18. For info, call Christy Kellogg at 675-7414.
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          The Airport Bridge Club will have a Veterans Day chicken barbecue Monday with games at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. There will be triple-point games Wednesday and Friday (11 a.m.), double-point games Sunday (1 p.m.), Tuesday and Thursday (11 a.m.), and a club-hosted unit game at 11 a.m. next Saturday.
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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.16). All games begin at 11 a.m. unless noted.

– Double point games Monday, Nov. 18; and Saturday, Nov. 23.

– Triple point ACBL membership games Tuesday, Nov. 19; Thursday, Nov. 21 and Sunday, Nov. 24 (1 p.m.).

– 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 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:

Click names for links.

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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 Oct. 28 to Nov. 3
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs 

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Nadine Stein and Judy Kaprove, 58.67%; east-west, A/B/C: Gerry Hooley and John Rubinstein, 61.39%. 

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A: Barbara Libby and Jim Mathis, 69.21%; B: Carol Bedell and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 60.88%; C: Don and Christine Grant, 48.38%; east-west, A: Judi Marshall and Jerry Geiger, 63.43%; B: Paul Zittel and Bill Boardman, 55.32%; C: Dorothy Soong and Joyce Greenspan, 44.44%. 

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 65.28%; Jerry Geiger and David Donaldson, 64.06%; B: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 61.98%; Pawan Matta and Barbara Pieterse, 47.40%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 44.27%; Marilyn Sultz and Nancy Torrell, 43.23%.    

Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 59.23%; B: Dianne Bloom and Dale Anderson, 52.08%; C: Ed Drozen and Ruth Kozower, 50.89%; east-west, A/B: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 56.85%; C: Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 51.49%. 

Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Ginny Panaro and Doug Dean, 56.73%; C: Bill Boardman and Paul Zittel, 52.38%; east-west, A: Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 70.73%; B/C: Art Matthies and Alicia Kolipinski, 55.76%. 

Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Howell. A: Dorothy May and Carolyn Siracuse, 54.76%; Mike Kisiel and Ron Henrikson, 53.77%; B: Michael and Ruth Kozower, 50.39%; Ginny Panaro and Cleveland Fleming, 49.40%; C: Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 48.14%. 

Airport Bridge Club Saturday evening – Unit Game. Howell. A: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 63.43%; Mike Ryan and John Ziemer, 59.26%; B: Andrei and Tova Reinhorn, 55.09%; C: Dorothy May and Carolyn Siracuse, 46.76%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – North-south, A: Ross Markello and Bruce Burr, 56.63%; B: Susan Levy and Janie Polk, 53.79%; east-west, A/B: Ron Ferguson and Bob Mann, 60.04%; C: (tie) Rivona Ehrenreich and Judy Zeckhauser, Terrence Camp and John Wolf, 57.78%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Judy Padgug and Pat Rasmus, 61.31%; C: Anne Watkins and Jeanne Gladysz, 53.44%; east-west, A/B: Jim Gullo and Bob Padgug, 61.05%; C: Helen Panza and Ed Drozen, 60.07%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. Warren O’Connell and Mike Ryan, 64%; Claire Gareleck and Cathy Majewski, 61%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – North-south, A/B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 57.74%; C: Judy Zeckhauser and Janie Polk, 55.56%; east-west, A/B: Pat Kilbury and Gerry Dominski, 56.85%; Rose Bochiechio and Martha Quinn, 55.06%; C: Sharon Wilcox and Janet Dimet, 54.76%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargeshimer, 59.20%; B/C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 57.09%; east-west, A: Nancy Wolstoncroft and Art Morth, 60.77%; B/C: Steve Shanley and Steve Rashkin, 57.79%; Penny Shui and Jeff Bender, 55.47%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. A/B: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 65.56%; Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 57.41%; C: Rita Sofia and Helen Panza, 55.93%; Betty Bronstein and Fran Kurtz, 55.19%. 

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – North-south, A/B/C: Anne Watkins and Helen Panza, 57.14%; Bernie and Dick Czarnecki, 56.25%; east-west, A: Stan Kozlowski and Fred Yellen, 60.71%; Vera Carpenter and Rashid Khan, 58.63%; B/C: Marietta Kalman and Linda Burroughsford, 50%.  

Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday afternoon – Annual meeting. North-south, A: Dian Petrov and Kamil Bishara, 65.91%; B/C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 60.80%; east-west, A: Jim Gullo and Donna Steffan, 59.66%; Gladys and Ken Hardcastle, 58.90%; B/C: Richard Cramer-Benjamin and Chip Kean, 57.20%.  

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 60.74%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 60%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 56.3%; Glen and Pat Schmarder, 55.56%. 

Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Chris Urbanek and Judy Padgug, 60.65%; Bernie Czarnecki and Carolyn Siracuse, 56.71%; Anne Watkins and Rita Sofia, 52.78%; east-west, Art Morth and Art Matthies, 62.73%; Sharon Wilcox and Janet Dimet, 56.71%; Andrei and Tova Reinhorn, 47.69%.  

Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Edna Fill and Al Dickman, 60.5%; Joyce Kindt and Ron Fill, 57%; east-west, Jan Omara and Bill Rich, 55.5%; Kathy Bourque and Chuck Heimerl, 52.5%. 

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, A: Carolyn Siracuse and Dale Schlyer, 58%; B: Jim and Paula Jones, 56%; C: Elaine Moon and Pat Lanighan, 49%; east-west, A: Barbara and John Scott, 62%; B:  Beena Deshmukh and Walt Olszewski, 52%; C: Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 48%.

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 62%; B: Jane and Dave Larcom, 61%; C: Jim and Paula Jones, 58%. 

Other clubs 

ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Garnet Wallace and Doanne Jackson, 60.73%; Vivian Harris and Jean Herndon, 57.13%.  

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, George Mayers and Peg Gorham, 59%; Chuck Heimerl and Marion Morber, 57%; east-west, Chuck Schaus and Joanne Zavarella, 61%; Sam Grossman and Alicia Kolopinski, 57%. 

Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 56%; Jeff Peters and Karen Synor, 54%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 65%; Ashok Nyalakonda and Lilly Pleskow, 54%. 

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Nita Ferrell and Ruth Jones, 59%; Dee Schaeffer and Lil Ungerleider, 58.1%; east-west, Irwin Brock and Sandy Recoon, 72.2%; David and Teddy Speser, 57.5%. 

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Bill Westley and Stan Kozlowski, 60%; Jan Roalsvig and Alan Ohloeft, 57%.  

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 61.9%; Pat and Mike Weber, 54.2%; east-west, Nancy Hoffman and Eileen Bisantz, 63.3%; Frank and Christel Bernard, 60.5%.


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