Thursday, June 26, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: June 28

Western New York Unit 116 holds its annual strawberry social and pairs game at 12:30 p.m. today, Saturday, June 28, at the Lockport Duplicate Club, 33 Ontario St., Lockport.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo hosts a membership game at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 29. Members play free.
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The Airport Bridge Club holds a chocolate-themed unit game at noon today, Saturday, June 28, following the lesson at 10:45 a.m. The club also holds double-point games Monday, Wednesday and Friday, July 4, including the Beat Bill game with a $100 prize at 7:15 p.m. Monday, June 30, and triple-point games Tuesday, Thursday and next Saturday, July 5.
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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:
Annual picnic and game – 11 a.m., Sunday, July 20, Grand Stand Casino Room, Erie County Fairgrounds.
Step Back in Time game – Sunday, Aug. 24. Herschell Carrousel Museum, 180 Townsend St., North Tonawanda. 11 a.m., tour museum. Noon, picnic. 1 p.m., pairs game. $10 unit members. Ticket deadline: Aug. 20.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
Rochester Summer Sectional – Moose Club, 5375 West Henrietta Road (Route 15) West Henrietta. Saturday, July 12, and Sunday, July 13. For info, click this link.
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 attained a career total of 1,700 master points over Memorial Day weekend. 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 June 16 to June 22
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Jim Mathis and Judi Marshall, 65.50%; B: Nancy Kessler and John Kirsits, 61.59%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 58.92%; Nelson Torre and Art Aronson, 54.58%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday evening – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A/B: Dorothy May and Cleveland Fleming, 75%; Bill Boardman and Paula Kotowski, 52.50%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Judi Marshall, 67.68%; B: Allen Beroza and Nancy Kessler, 56.02%; C: Marilyn Sultz and June Feuerstein, 55.92%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Vince Pesce, 58.13%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, C: Don and Christine Grant, 54.46%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Bob Andersen and Vince Pesce, 56.25%; B: Janet Frisch and Rita Sofia, 54.58%; east-west, A: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 59.58%; B: Bill Boardman and Mike Mesirov, 55.83%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B/C: Don and Christine Grant, 57.69%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and John Ziemer, 61.65%; B: John Kirsits and Ken Meier, 54.57%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 43.55%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Eleanor Whelan and Walt Olszewski, 67.26%; (tie) Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, Mike Kisiel and Paul Ganley, 58.93%; B: Tom Fraas and Alex Miller, 47.02%; C: Elsie Rogers and Phyllis Wilkinson, 46.43%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday 9 a.m. – Longest Day. Howell. A: Cleveland Fleming and Paula Salamone, 66.67%; B: Don and Christine Grant, 64.29%; Bill Boardman and Paula Kotowski, 57.14%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday 11 a.m. – Longest Day. North-south, A: Eva Schmidt and Cleveland Fleming, 66.67%; B/C: Michael and Ruth Kozower, 52.50%; east-west, A/B/C: Ruth Wurster and Ron Henrikson, 59.17%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday 1 p.m. – Longest Day. North-south, A/B/C: Barbara Sadkin and Ruth Wurster, 65.48%; east-west, A: Chuck Schorr and Martin Pieterse, 60.12%; B: Bill Boardman and Paula Kotowski, 59.52%; C: Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 53.57%. 
Airport Bridge Club Saturday 3 p.m. – Longest Day. Howell. A: Paula Salamone and Paula Kotowski, 65.08%; B: Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Jeff Bender, 60.32%; C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 48.41%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Howell. (Tie) Ron Henrikson and Dorothy May, Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 55.56%. 
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Marcia Frankel and Howard Wilinsky, 56.25%; Jacqueline Hanley and Joanne Zavarella, 55.87%; east-west, A/B: Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 62.12%; C: Marcia Wright and Marjorie Plumb, 57.01%; Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Berta Brown and Joanne Kelley, 54.46%; C: Tova Reinhorn and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 54.17%; east-west, A/B/C: Cynthia Helfman and Nadine Stein, 58.93%; Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 58.63%; Chuck Schorr and Susan Bergman, 56.85%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Saleh Fetouh and Chris Urbanek, 69%; Bill Rushmore and Joan Rose, 53%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Eugene Nawotniak and James McClure, 66.29%; Janie Polk and Libbie Neuner, 57.95%; Richard McGowan and Paula Rosen, 57.39%; C: Mary Blanchard and Elizabeth Schulman, 55.30%; east-west, A: Adrian Figliotti and Dede Kluckhohn, 66.10%; Ginny Panaro and Joyce Greenspan, 58.14%; B: Sharon Wilcox and Janet Dimet, 55.49%; C: Anne Astmann and Elizabeth Hemenway, 48.11%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B/C: Tom Koralewski and Sandra England, 66.03%; Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 58.49%; Bert Hargesheimer III and Christy Kellogg, 57.69%; Joyce Kindt and Cathy Majewski, 56.25%; Fred Yellen and Meg Klamp, 54.65%; east-west, A/B: Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Jeff Bender, 56.57%; C: James Tao and Peter Shui, 56.25%; Mark Pascale and Penny Shui, 56.09%; Jim Gullo and Andrei Reinhorn, 54.01%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 64.96%; B: Fred Yellen and Jim Gullo, 58.29%; C: Claire Gareleck and Lois Tatelman, 53.38%; east-west, A: Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 63.70%; B: Harry Cheung and Susan Bergman, 59.35%; Bob Padgug and John Toy, 54.49%; C: Betty Metz and Tova Reinhorn, 52.52%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday morning – Longest Day. Howell. A: John Toy and Judith Padgug, 62.22%; Stan Kozlowski and Gaurang Sheth, 57.41%; B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Eugene Nawotniak, 53.33%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday afternoon – Longest Day. North-south, A: Saleh Fetouh and Chris Urbanek, 65.37%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 63.02%; B: Inge Gallant and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 59.38%; C: Joan Smith and Fran Witnauer, 50%; east-west, A: Jim Gullo and Jay Levy, 62.96%; B/C: Joyce Frayer and Mary Ball, 54.86%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday evening – Longest Day. Swiss Teams. A/B: Judy and Bob Padgug, Art Morth, Kathy Pollock, 94 VP; Penny and Peter Shui, Ten-Pao Lee, Gaurang Sheth, 87 VP; Mike Ryan, John Bielinski, Donna Steffan, Jay Costello, 82 VP; Jeff Bender, Rich Cramer-Benjamin, Diane Bielinski, Jack Cukierman, 81 VP.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 58.33%; Ruth Huppuch and Mike Apa, 56.94%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 55.09%; Art Schumacher and Lillian Gotshall, 51.85%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Meg Klamp and Judy Graf, 63.39%; Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 60.52%; Rita Sofia and Helen Panza, 50%; east-west, Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 63.49%; Cynthia Helfman and Harry Cheung, 56.35%; Stew Brenner and Ron Helfman, 45.24%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Carolyn Siracuse and Anne O’Connor, 59.6%; Al Dickman and Chuck Heimerl, 55.6%; east-west, Ed Lechner and Gabe Tannenbaum, 61.1%; Bud Eckert and Lance Pollock, 57.8%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Gwilym Brick and Dan Blatz, 59%; Mark Pascale and Marge Schomers, 57%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 56%; Barbara and John Scott, 54%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 60%; Carol Neuhaus and Paul Capen, 57%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 53%.

Other clubs

ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Cleveland Fleming and Doanne Jackson, 69.05%; Alice Bragg and Diana Brown, 59.52%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Rita Spada and Nancy Harkins, 58%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 56%; east-west, Paul Ziebarth and Dave Stroud, 62%; Carol Newhous and Toni Gartner, 61%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 67%; Marv Feuerstein and Chuck Heimerl, 52%; east-west, Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 57%; Joan and Paul Lazarus, 54%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Teddy and David Speser, 67.5%; Jeannette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 57.5%; Lil Ungerleider and Ruth Williams, 48.1%; east-west, Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 63.1%; Ruth Killeen and Emily Wettlaufer, 56.3%; Betty Ferrick and Bernie Myer, 51.3%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 63.8%; Marie Lanza and Lou Lombardi, 54.8%; east-west, Paul Morgante and Esther Ferris, 62.5%; Edna Heinrich and Adrienne Sakavicius, 54.1%.

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