The Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC), which offers silver points in games at participating sanctioned clubs, begins Monday, Dec. 9, and continues through Sunday, Dec. 15.
The Airport Bridge Club will have separate pairs games at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. every day Monday through next Saturday for STaC Week, with a 20-minute lunch break. The week finishes with a STaC Swiss teams game at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 15.
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The annual Unit 116 meeting, luncheon and game takes place Sunday, Dec. 8, in Main-Transit Fire Hall,
6777 Main St., Williamsville. Lunch will be at noon, with the meeting at 1 p.m. and the game to follow.
Deadline for ticket purchases was Monday, Dec. 2, but there may still be an empty chair or two. For info, call Kathy Pollock at 688-0054 or e-mail BridgeKat@gmail.com.
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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:
Click names for links.
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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 Nov. 25 to Dec. 1
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
noon – 99er game. Howell. A: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 71.43%; B: Audrey Ray and Judith L. Bailey, 55.95%; C: Janice Johnson and Terry Smith, 53.57%. Center of Buffalo Monday
evening – ACBL-Wide Charity Game. North-south, A: Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 61.57%; B/C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 61.34%; Judy Padgug and Jay Levy, 56.25%; Wufeng Luo and Chongmin Zhang, 54.40%; east-west, A/B/C: David Colligan and Center of Buffalo Monday Davis Heussler, 67.82%; John Toy and Chris Urbanek, 56.71%.
morning – Howell. A: Jim Gullo and Jay Levy, 62.22%; Donna Steffan and Joan Rose, 60.00%; Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 58.89%; B: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 57.04%; C: Cathy Majewski and Elaine Universal, 51.85%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
evening – Howell. A/B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 60%; Christy Kellogg and Linda Burroughsford, 56%. Center of Buffalo Wednesday
morning – Howell. A/B: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 60.71%; Jim Gullo and Donna Steffan, 57.14%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 55.36%; C: David Donaldson and Linda Burroughsford, 51.19%. Center of Buffalo Friday
noon – Howell. A: Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 72.92%; B: Stan Kozlowski and Bob Olin, 56.25%; John Toy and Anne Watkins, 54.17%. Center of Buffalo Saturday
Bridge Club of
East Aurora Wednesday morning – Joe Benenati and Chuck Cookson, 58.8%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 56.02%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 52.78%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 51.38%; John Fiegl and Jane Larcom, 50.93%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 50%.
Monday morning – Howell. A: Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 66.37%; Pat Rasmus and Jerry Geiger, 63.18%; Harry Cheung and John Ziemer, 59.82%; B/C: Usha Khurana and Ruth Wurster, 58.04%. Meridian
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 56%; Jill and Bruce Brown, 56%; east-west, Eileen Bisantz and Nancy Hoffman, 56%; Lorey Repicci and Joe Day, 55%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, David and Teddy Speser, 62.5%; Lil Ungerleider and Dee Schaefer, 55%; east-west, Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 64.2%; Emily Wettlaufer and Ruth Killeen, 55.8%.