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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Club’s annual Cookie Bash, which runs from Monday to Dec. 22, will include homemade holiday cookies, extra points and other surprises. Airport Bridge
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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.
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.
District 5 Summer Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, June 9, 2014, to Sunday, June 15, 2014.
Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 4, to Sunday, Aug. 10.
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:
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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.
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 http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
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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 Dec. 2 to Dec. 8
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
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%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
evening – Howell. A/B: Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 65.48%; C: Sue Neubecker and Dian Petrov, 54.76%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
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%. Center of Buffalo Thursday
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%.
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%. Center of Buffalo Saturday
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%.
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:
Heussler and Thomas Koralewski, 53.23%; Paul Zittel and Dan Pfeffer, 49.48%. Davis
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%.
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%. Tonawanda Senior Center