Thursday, December 12, 2013

Duplicate Bridge: Dec. 14

The Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) continues today, Saturday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 15, at ACBL sanctioned local clubs. The Airport Bridge Club will have two STaC sessions today, at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., and a STaC Swiss team game at 11 a.m. Sunday.
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The Airport Bridge Club’s annual Cookie Bash, which runs from Monday to Dec. 22, will include homemade holiday cookies, extra points and other surprises.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo will have a holiday party with its games at noon Tuesday, Dec. 17; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18; and 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19.
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2014 Tournament calendar
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 3, to Sunday, Jan. 5. 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. For info, click this link.
60th Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 7, to Sunday, Feb. 9. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 4, to Sunday, April 6.   
Toronto Easter Regional – Doubletree By Hilton Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont. Tuesday, April 15, to Sunday, April 20.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Monday, May 20, to Sunday, May 26.

District 5 Summer Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, June 9, 2014, to Sunday, June 15, 2014. 
Burt Garrell Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 4, to Sunday, Aug. 10.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 12, to Sunday, Sept. 14.
Buffalo Spooktacular Regional – Venue still TBA, Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 26.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, Dec. 8, to Sunday, Dec. 14. 
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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.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at
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 Dec. 2 to Dec. 8
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A: Ron Henrikson and Mike Silverman, 59.72%; B: Linda Wynes and Nancy Kessler, 58.85%%; Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 57.78%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 54.17%; Nadine Stein and Judy Kaprove, 53.13%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: Ed Drozen and Bill Boardman, 57.86%; C: Linda and Paul Zittel, 52.95%; east-west, A/B: Nancy Kessler and John Kirsits, 60.75%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 48.95%.

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Bill Boardman and Jerry Geiger, 55.74%; Chuck Schorr and Mike Silverman, 55.50%; B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 53.42%; C: Rosalie Rosenband and Sandra Silverberg, 52.66%; Sudhakar Rao Perala and Ruth Hnath, 48.65%.   

Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – One Winner. A: Paul Libby and Harry Cheung, 67.95%; B: Anne Watkins and Rita Sierocinski, 61.54%; Joe Benenati and Mike Kisiel, 56.73%; C: Barbara Sadkin and Sandra Scheff, 55.13%; Don Grant and Linda Wynes, 46.80%.

Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – One Winner. A: Paul and Barbara Libby, 66.88%; Florence Notto and Mike Silverman, 61.54%; B: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 56.48%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 54.60%; Jim and Gloria Brown, 52.24%.

Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Howell. A: Bill Boardman and Cleveland Fleming, 57.74%; B: Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, 54.76%; Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 54.17%; C: Janet Frisch and Chuck Heimerl, 49.40%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: (tie) Sandra Silverberg and Pat Kilbury, 58.93%; Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 58.93%; C: Laurie Foster and Judy Zeckhauser, 41.07%; east-west, A: Bonne Hall and Celine Murray, 58.33%; B: Natalie Abramson and Joanne Privitera, 57.44%; Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 56.55%; Carol Roth and Ann Torrell, 55.95%; Gail Pitterman and Elaine Moon, 55.95%; C: Adrienne Sakavicius and John Wolf, 53.87%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A/B: (tie) Claire Gareleck and Harry Meyers, Chris Urbanek and Judy Padgug, 57.87%; Stan Kozlowski and Bob Padgug, 56.02%; Fred Yellen and Bud Seidenberg, 55.56%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 65.48%; C: Sue Neubecker and Dian Petrov, 54.76%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Nicholas Leibovic and Terrence Camp, 63.69%; Christine Grant and Helen “Mickey” Martin, 61.44%; east-west, A/B: Tish Schiffman and Sudhakar Rao Perala, 57.53%; C: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 55.70%; Violet Makhija and Laurie Foster, 55.18%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 60.88%; B: (tie) Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, Saleh Fetouh and Dian Petrov, 55.47%; Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 54.43%; C: Edith Knaszak and Jan O'Mara, 50.46%; east-west, A: Pat Rasmus and Gene Giorgini, 59.49%; Art Morth and Bill Rushmore, 56.25%; B: Ten-Pao Lee and Linda Burroughsford, 54.86%; C: Peter Patterson and Henry Chudy, 49.31%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Linda Burroughsford, 52.68%; B: Carolyn Siracuse and Anne Watkins, 52.08%; C: Nadine Stein and Harry Meyers, 51.49%; east-west, A/B: James Tao and Harry Cheung, 58.63%; Pat Rasmus and Cathy Majewski, 54.46%; Judy Graf and Elaine Universal, 54.46%; C: Andrei and Tova Reinhorn, 50%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B/C: John Marvin and Usha Khurana, 63.19%; (tie) Ted Kahn and Bob Olin, Warren O'Connell and Chris Urbanek, 54.17%.

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – (Tie) Enid Sweet and Lillian Gotshall, Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 60%; Jim Downing and David Floyd, 57.28%; Art Schumacher and Joe Rooney, 56.37%; Joe Benenati and Philip Kintner, 54.58%, Glen and Pat Schmarder 54.54%.

Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Jerry Geiger and Stan Kozlowski, 59.82%; (tie) Bob Andersen and Fran Kurtz, Dick Czarnecki and Judie Bailey, 52.08%; Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 49.11%; east-west, Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 61.64%; Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 61.38%; Walt Olszewski and John Kirsits, 52.12%.

Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Carolyn Siracuse and Bill Rich, 58.9%; Paul Ziebarth and Eugene Nowotniak, 51.7%; east-west, Nancy Acara and Sandy Marcussen, 59.6%; Chuck Heimerl and Vince Taeger, 56.1%.

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Judie Bailey and Bob Lederhouse, 60%; B: Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 59.7%; C: Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 58.8%.

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: (tie) Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, Dave and Jane Larcom, 57%; B: Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 54%.

Unit 116 Annual Meeting and Game Sunday afternoon – A: Chris Urbanek and Stan Kozlowski, 68.70%; Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 62.57%; B: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 60.39%; Inge Gallant and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 58.73%; C: Davis Heussler and Thomas Koralewski, 53.23%; Paul Zittel and Dan Pfeffer, 49.48%.

Other clubs

ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Pearl Harris and Jewel Marshall, 72.25%; Diana Brown and Shirley Thompson, 55%.

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 72%; Chuck Heimerl and Marion Morber, 50%; east-west, Bruce and Jill Brown, 66%; Diane Forrest and Marie Schneider, 58%.

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 60%; Dee Schaeffer and Lil Ungerleider, 57.8%; east-west, Estelle Gafter and Esther Greene, 60.6%; Irwin Brock and Sandy Recoon, 55.6%.

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Jan Roalsvig and Stan Kozlowski, 60%; east-west, Elaine Wegrzyn and Alan Ohloeft, 56%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Howell. Paul Morgante and Esther Ferris, 62.5%; (3-way tie) Frank Bernard and Ruth Elliot, Anita Kohn and Thelma Frauenhofer, Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 53%.

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