Thursday, July 3, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: July 5

The ACBL-Wide International Fund pairs game will play  at noon Friday, July 11, at the Airport Bridge Club. Hand records and analysis will be provided.
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The Airport Bridge Club has triple point pairs games at noon today, Saturday, July 5, after the lesson at 10:45 a.m.; at 11 a.m. and at the $100 prize Beat Bill game at 7:15 p.m. Monday, July 7, and at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 9. The club’s other games next week will offer double points.
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All games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo are triple-point games Wednesday, July 9, to next Saturday, July 12.
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Ticket deadline is Tuesday, July 15, for the annual Unit 116 picnic at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 20, in the Grandstand Casino Room 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. 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 23 to June 29
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A/B/C: Don and Christine Grant, 54.58%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Harry Cheung, 59.50%; B: Jean Macdonald and Paula Salamone, 57.42%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday evening – Howell. Alan Greer and partner, 57.41%; (tie) Gabe Tannenbaum and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, Paula Salamone and Cleveland Fleming, 50%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Mike Ryan, 59.52%; B: Dede Kluckhohn and Paula Kotowski, 56.55%; C: Ruth Wurster and June Feuerstein, 49.11%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Judi Marshall, 67.46%; B/C: Art Aronson and Ron Henrikson, 51.32%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Walt Olszewski and Jerry Geiger, 61.67%; B: Tom Fraas and John Kirsits, 50.83%; east-west, A: Bob Linn and Harry Cheung, 63.33%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 52.08%; Bill Boardman and David Donaldson, 47.08%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A/B: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 57.08%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 50.42%; east-west, A: Judi Marshall and Tom Fraas, 60%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 54.17%; C: Ron Henrikson and Bill Boardman, 42.08%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 63.33%; B/C: Elsie Rogers and Phyllis Wilkinson, 57.08%; east-west, A: Chuck Schorr and Jerry Geiger, 60%; B: Martin Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 52.08%; C: Joe Rooney and Ron Henrikson, 47.08%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Sushil Amlani and Walt Olszewski, 63.10%; Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 60.71%; B/C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 48.81%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Jacqueline Hanley and Joanne Zavarella, 56.25%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 55.87%; B: James McClure and Eugne Nowatniak, 55.30%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 53.22%: C: Bonne and David Hall, 50.76%; east-west, A/B: Bob Mann and Ron Ferguson, 61.74%; C: Jean Weinstein and Terrence Camp, 59.85%; Paul Piciulo and Sean Bennett, 57.58%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 61.61%; B: Claire Gareleck and Marietta Kalman, 56.85%; Eugene Nowatniak and Adrian Figliotti, 52.08%; east-west, A: Donna Steffan and Joan Rose, 58.33%; B: Susan Bergman and Mike Mesirov, 57.14%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Eugene Harvey, 60%; B: Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 59%.  
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: James McClure and Eugene Nowatniak, 60.71%; Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 58.93%; Usha Khurana and Martha Quinn, 56.85%; east-west, A: Joyce Greenspan and Sharon Chang, 67.26%; B/C: Judy Zeckhauser and Judith Babit, 58.33%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Nancy Wolstoncroft and Mark Pascale, 59.62%; Kathy Pollock and Chongmin Zhang, 57.17%; B: Jeanne Gladysz and Walt Olszewski, 56.82%; Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, 53.67%; C: Peter Shui and Ten-Pao Lee, 49.83%; east-west, A: Fred Yellen and Pat Rasmus, 59.28%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 56.82%; Art Matthies and Chip Kean, 56.25%; C: Gaurang Sheth and Gabe Tannenbaum, 42.62%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 63.11%; Fred Yellen and Judy Padgug, 61.54%; Meg Klamp and Christy Kellogg, 57.34%; B: Pat Burns and Lois Tatelman, 55.77%; Nancy Torrell and Rita Sofia, 50.70%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and Liz Clark, 59.66%; Dian Petrov and Gene Finton, 58.71%; B: Adrian Figliotti and Dede Kluckhohn, 57.95%; Eleanor Whelan and Ten-Pao Lee, 55.87%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday afternoon – Member game. North-south, A/B: Joanne Kelly and Chongmin Zhang, 63.30%; C: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Andrei Reinhorn, 58.65%; east-west, A: Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 65.54%; B: Gene and Jo Finton, 63.62%; C: Bob Padgug and Linda Burroughsford, 54.17%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Art Schumacher and Lillian Gotshall, 61.67%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 58.18%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 55.91%; Glen and Pat Schmarder, 53.18%. 
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Ten-Pao Lee and Eleanor Whelan, 61.05%; Dick Czarnecki and Bob Andersen, 58.80%; Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 50.68%; east-west, Donna Steffan and Judy Graf, 67.31%; Jeanne Gladysz and Sue Neubecker, 57.25%; Art Morth and Sharon Wilcox, 49.85%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Ron Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 59.3%; Gabe Tannenbaum and Eugene Nowatniak, 52.6%; east-west, Ed Lechner and Anne O’Connor, 60.6%; Bob Lederhouse and Art Morth, 54%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Barbara and John Scott, 64%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 58%; Madhav Deshmukh and Walt Olszewski, 55%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Unit 116 Strawberry Social. A: Meg Klamp and Sharon Benz, 61.93%; B: Jim Gullo and Andrei Reinhorn, 61.55%; C: Nancy Littenberg and Hilda Fairweather, 55.49%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Diana Brown and David Mathis, 71.05%; Garnet Wallace and Cleveland Fleming, 55%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 61%; Chuck Heimerl and Marion Morber, 59%; east-west, Alicia Kolipinski and Betty Beishline, 69%; Chuck Schauss and Joanne Zavarella, 57%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, (tie) Peg Gorham and George Mayers, Herb Falk and Marv Feuerstein, 67%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 58%; Toni Gartner and Carol Neuhaus, 56%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Ruth Jones and Nita Ferrell, 61.3%; Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 51.3%; (tie) Esther Greene and Sallie Steele, Sandy Recoon and Fred Nadel, 49.4%; east-west, Teddy and David Speser, 58.8%; Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 58.1%; Ruth Killeen and Emily Wettlaufer, 50.6%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Elaine Wegrzyn and Alan Ohloeft, 68%; Sudha and Sukhanand Jain, 58%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Howell. (Tie) Lynda Pettit and Gerry Dominski, Mike Brown and Esther Ferris, 63.2%.

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