Thursday, July 10, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: July 12

The Airport Bridge Club has double point games at noon today, Saturday, July 12, after the lesson at 10:45 a.m.; and at 11 a.m. Monday, July 14, and Wednesday, July 16. There are double-point Swiss teams with free pizza at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 13.
The club has triple point games at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 15; Thursday, July 17; and Friday, July 18; and at a free $144 jackpot game at 7:15 p.m. Monday, July 14, preceded by a potluck at 6:45.
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Deadline is Tuesday, July 15, to get tickets for the Unit 116 picnic at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 20, at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. For info, call Paul Zittel at 992-4794.
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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:
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. Today, 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 30 to July 6
  ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A/B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 57.50%; C: Nelson Torre and Gerry Hooley, 47.08%; east-west, A: Cleveland Fleming and Jerry Geiger, 60.83%; B: John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 55%; C: (tie) Lois Tatelman and Dede Kluckhohn, Bill Regan and Paula Kotowski, 45.42%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday evening – Howell. Alan Greer and partner, 64.81%; Gabe Tannenbaum and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 53.70%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Chuck Schorr and Barbara Libby, 64.32%; B: Brian Block and Bill Boardman, 60.16%; C: Patricia Lakeman and Mary Terrana, 47.13%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Harry Cheung, 62.04%; B: Nancy Kessler and Martin Pieterse, 57.41%; C: Ruth Wurster and Jan Hasselback, 55.32%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Jim Mathis, 59.90%; Jerry Geiger and Cleveland Fleming, 58.33%; B: Chuck Schorr and Mike Silverman, 56.25%; C: Brian Block and Ron Henrikson, 54.17%; Ruth Wurster and Barbara Sadkin, 47.92%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B/C: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 60.83%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Vince Pesce, 60.83%; B: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 60%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 46.67%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Tom Fraas and Judi Marshall, 66.44%; Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 58.92%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 53.85%; Eva Schmidt and Bill Boardman, 53.83%; C: Alex Miller and Ron Henrikson, 41.25%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Paul Zatulove and Jerry Geiger, 66.64%; B: Christine Malarkey and Ron Henrikson, 56%; (tie) Michael and Ruth Kozower, Dorothy May and Carolyn Siracuse, 47%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Elizabeth Young and Chip Kean, 59.67%; Denise Mattingly and Joe Miranda, 59.40%; B: Eugene Nawotniak and Richard McGowan, 54.64%; C: Jeffrey Oshlag and Marilyn Wortzman, 43.77%; east-west, A/B: Sandra Silverberg and Ginger Maiman, 63.53%; C: Jennifer and Peter Reynolds, 59.13%; Laura Houghtaling and Jane Roberts, 55.78%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Joanne Kelley and Judy Padgug, 55.99%; Stan Kozlowski and Ten-Pao Lee, 55.21%; B: Fran Kurtz and Susan Bergman, 54.17%; C: Pat Lakeman and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 51.39%; east-west, A: Fred Yellen and Bud Seidenberg, 63.19%; Judy Graf and Donna Steffan, 56.25%; Joan Rose and Jay Levy, 54.63%; B/C: Gary Schmitt and Tova Reinhorn, 54.40%; Sue Neubecker and Jeanne Gladysz, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: Jim Gullo and Eugene Harvey, 60.12%; Claire Gareleck and Dian Petrov, 59.62%; Chris Urbanek and Saleh Fetouh, 58.93%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 66.38%; James McClure and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 64.17%; Eugene Nawotniak and Adrian Figliotti, 55.08%; C: Christine Grant and Mickey Martin, 52.10%; east-west, A/B: Sharon Wilcox and Janet Dimet, 65.41%; Laura Houghtaling and Jane Roberts, 55.58%; C: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 50.50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 69.79%; B/C: Ten-Pao Lee and Linda Burroughsford, 57.81%; east-west, A: Pat Rasmus and Gene Finton, 64.58%; Dan and Sharon Gerstman, 59.95%; Jim Gullo and Fred Yellen, 56.48%; B: Bob Olin and Gaurang Sheth, 50.69%; C: Jasbeer Makhija and Sushil Amlani, 46.76%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B: (tie) Bob Olin and Stan Kozlowski, Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 60%; John and Martha Welte, 57%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 61.37%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 58.18%; Merton and Colleen Haynes, 55%; (tie) Mike Apa and Jane Larcom, Bob and Joan Ciszak, 54.09%; Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 51.37%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, 63.27%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Eleanor Whelan, 51.81%; Bob Olin and Ted Kahn, 50.48%; east-west, Betty Metz and Carol Bedell, 57.73%; Bob Padgug and Gene Finton, 55.74%; Paul Zittel and Tova Reinhorn, 54.70%.
Other clubs
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 63%; Chuck Heimerl and Marion Morber, 53%; east-west, Lorey Repicci and Joe Day, 62%; Alicia Kolipinski and Joanne Zavarella, 54%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south,  Cindy Darone and Elaine LiVigne, 60%; Herb Falk and Marv Feuerstein, 53%; east-west, Sam Grossman and George Mayers, 67%; Jeff Peters and Karen Synor, 51%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Ruth Jones and Evie Miller, 62.5%; Ruth Williams and Lil Ungerleider, 59.2%; Jeannette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 50%; east-west, Ruth Lansing and Libby Neuner, 59.4%; Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 56.3%; Nita Ferrell and Ruth Killeen, 53.1%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Anne Goodyear and Dianne Bloom, 55%; east-west, Elaine Wegrzyn and Jan Roalsvig, 58%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 60.9%; Pat and Mike Weber, 55.2%; east-west, Lynda Pettit and Kay Brinkman, 71.2 %; Idamae Klipfel and Bob Rivard, 60.6%.

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