Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: May 3

The Airport Bridge Club offers extra point pairs games at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 4; at 11 a.m. Monday, Thursday and Friday; and at noon next Saturday, May 10, after the weekly bridge lesson at 10:45 a.m.
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Unit 116 holds its annual Barometer Pairs game at 7:15 p.m. Monday, May 12, in Bridge Club Meridian in Zion Church, 15 Koenig Circle at Parker Boulevard, Town of Tonawanda.
All pairs play the same boards simultaneously and running scores are posted after each round. For info and partners, contact Dian Petrov at 688-1226 or, and Jim Tao at 636-0151 or 
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Congratulations to Jill and Powhatan Wooldridge, the Buffalo area players who won the most master points at the enormous Gatlinburg, Tenn., regional tournament last week. Jill had 55.90 points, and was 162nd among the winners. Pow had 45.33 points and was in 268th place.
Other local players scoring points in Gatlinburg included Jan and Carl Hasselback and Paul and Linda Zittel, all with 9.67 and tied for 1,727th place. In all, 3,537 players won points.
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Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. Call 834-4222 for info. 
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The email newsletter from the Airport Bridge Club now comes from a new address, The club requests that you add this to your safe domain list. To be added to the email list, call 836-7016.
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Western New York Unit 116 has updated its schedule of unit-sponsored games for 2014. It includes:
Two-session Swiss Team Unit Championship game – 11 a.m., Sunday, May 18, Airport Bridge Club. To register, call 603-6943.
Strawberry Social and pairs game – 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 28, Lockport Duplicate Club.
Annual picnic and game – 11 a.m., Sunday, July 20, Grand Stand Casino Room, Erie County Fairgrounds.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Monday, May 20, to Sunday, May 26. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Future Stars Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, May 30, and Saturday, May 31. For info, click this link.
District 5 Summer Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, June 9, to Sunday, June 15. 
Rochester Summer Sectional – Moose Club, 5375 West Henrietta Road (Route 15) West Henrietta. Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion Hall, 453 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 19, and Sunday, July 20. For info, click this link. See “Event Schedule.”
Burt Garrell Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 4, to Sunday, Aug. 10. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 12, to Sunday, Sept. 14. For info, click this link.
Great Lakes Sectional – Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 12.
Buffalo Regional – Events Center at the Erie County Fairgrounds, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg. Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 26. For info, click this link.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Canandaigua. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, Dec. 8, to Sunday, Dec. 14. 
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, to Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
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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 has a career total of nearly 1,700 master points. 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 April 21 to April 27
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Chuck Schorr and Mike Silverman, 60.81%; B: Nadine Stein and Judy Kaprove, 55.21%; C: Mary Terrana and June Feuerstein, 53.13%; Joyce Greenspan and Sharon Chang, 50.35%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A/B/C: Barbara Sadkin and Nadine Stein, 62.42%; east-west, A/B/C: Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 58.16%. 
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 66.21%; Harry Cheung and Dorothy May, 53.71%; B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 51.85%; C: Marietta Kalman and Judy Kaprove, 50.46%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Charity Club Championship. One Winner. A: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 64.10%; Vince Pesce and Liz Clark, 60.26%; B: Pawan Matta and Dale Anderson, 57.69%; Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 55.45%; C: Dorothy Soong and Marietta Kalman, 47.62%; Faith Perry and Florence Boyd, 46.80%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Barbara Pieterse and Chuck Schorr, 65.28%; Bill Boardman and Dorothy May, 56.02%; B: Bob Kaprove and Paula Kotowski, 52.78%; John Kirsits and Martin Pieterse, 52.31%; C: Alex Miller and Paula Salamone, 50.93%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 64.29%; Rashid Khan and Vera Carpenter, 57.14%; B: (tie) Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, Dorothy May and partner, 56.55%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 47.02%; Ron Henrikson and Dale Anderson, 41.67%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Usha Khurana and Martha Quinn, 61.23%; B: Joanne Privitera and Natalie Abramson, 54.66%; Elizabeth Young and Libbie Neuner, 54.29%; C: Betsy and Richard Heuer, 44.94%; east-west, A/B/C: Marcia Wright and Ginger Maiman, 61.61%; Kathy Stamm and Judy Zeckhauser, 58.51%; Rivona Ehrenreich and Judith Babat, 54.72%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Bud Seidenberg and Judy Padgug, 69.94%; Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 58.93%; B/C: Fran Kurtz and James Tao, 46.73%; east-west, A: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 63.39%; B/C: Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 58.04%; (tie) Jim Gullo and Janet Dimet, Joanne Kelley and Davis Heussler, 55.06%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B/C: John and Martha Welte, 58.66%; Christy Kellogg and Eugene Harvey, 56.71%; Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, 54.40%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: James McClure and Eugene Nawotniak, 63.13%; C: Elizabeth Schulman and Mary Blanchard, 60.71%; Ted Kahn and Lou Di Lorenzo, 59.61%; east-west, A/B/C: Sol Messinger and Joel Brownstein, 65.56%; Joyce Greenspan and Ginny Panaro, 63.90%; Violet Makhija and Laurie Foster, 55.19%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Jeanne Gladysz and Pat Burns, 63.81%; Claire Gareleck and Cathy Majewski, 58.44%; Sharon Chang and John Marvin, 57.69%; C: Jan O'Mara and Edith Knaszak, 49.29%; east-west, A: Pat Rasmus and Fred Yellen, 59.36%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 58.38%; B: Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 57.04%; Mark Pascale and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 56.50%; C: Joe Peters and Regina Pollack, 52.75%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Jim Gullo and Donna Steffan, 58.63%; C: Jeanne Gladysz and Claire Gareleck, 55.06%; east-west, A/B: Gladys and Ken Hardcastle, 59.26%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 56.88%; C: Eleanor Whelan and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 56.08%; Harry Cheung and Liz Clark, 55.03%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 56.66%; Sharon Benz and John Toy, 54.59%; B/C: Helen Panza and Anne Watkins, 52.91%; east-west, A/B/C: John and Martha Welte, 53.93%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Glen and Pat Schmarder, 63.02%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 57.8%; Enid Sweet and Marion Guglielmi,  56.77%; Michael Apa and Darcy Young, 53.13%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – A: Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 63.14%; B: Dick Czarnecki and Bob Andersen, 61.22%; C: Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 56.73%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Eugene Nowatniak and Gabe Tannenbaum, 57.3%; Joyce Kindt and Sandy Marcussen, 53.7%; east-west, Lance and Pam Pollock, 63.1%; Ed Lechner and Anne O’Connor, 62.5%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 58%; B: Jean Rosenthal and Marilyn White, 55%; C: (Tie) Barbara and John Scott, Madhav Deshmukh aand Walt Olszewski, 52%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 61%; Ted Kahn and Lou Di Lorenzo, 59%; Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 58%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 53%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Vivian Harris and Dolletha Holmes, 61.11%; Diana Brown and Doanne Jackson, 50%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bill and Sharron Jo Rich, 60%; Dolores Shearer and Olga Lockwood, 59%; east-west, Jill and Bruce Brown, 60%; Jane Olsen and Elaine LaVigne, 55%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Sam Grossman and Chuck Heimerl, 64%; Bobbi and Joe Huber, 52%; east-west, Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 64%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 54%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Priscilla Bretschger and Nita Ferrell, 61.7%; Lil Ungerleider and Ruth Axelrod, 59.4%; east-west, Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 62.2%; Irwin Brock and Sandy Recoon, 61.1%.  
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Judy Thielman and Kathy Borcik, 61%; east-west, Jan Roalsvig and Bill Westley, 62%.

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