Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Aug. 23

Western New York Unit 116 holds a “Step Back in Time” game Sunday, Aug. 24, in the Herschell Carrousel Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda, with museum tours at 11 a.m., a picnic at noon and a pairs game at 1 p.m. For info, call 773-7398.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo will host a unit game at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27.
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The Airport Bridge Club will have a double point game at noon today Saturday Aug. 23 after the “1,000 Hands to Learn From” lesson at 10:45 a.m. There will be triple point games next week Monday, Aug. 25, to Sunday, Aug. 31. A chicken barbecue will be held Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1, with triple-point pairs games at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
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Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222 or click this link.
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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:
Eight Is Enough team game – Sunday, Nov. 9. Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
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 Bridge Center, 1221 Grant Ave., Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21. For info, click this link.
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 – Seneca County Office Building, Senior Center, DiPronio Drive, Waterloo. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9. For info, click this link.
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.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, 2015, to Sunday, May 17, 2015.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, to Monday, May 25, 2015.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
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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 Aug. 11 to Aug. 17
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 62.84%; B: Barbara Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 59.18%; C: Carl and Jan Hasselback, 44.17%; east-west, A/B/C: Jean Macdonald and Cynthia Helfman, 58.08%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Liz Clark and Chuck Schorr, 60.94%; B: Ed Drozen and Bill Boardman, 60.68%; C: Don and Christine Grant, 51.04%; east-west, A/B: Walt Olszewski and Martin Pieterse, 60.65%; C: Art Aronson and Brian Block, 50.46%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A/B/C: Ron and Cynthia Helfman, 61.98%; Ruth Wurster and Barbara Sadkin, 58.33%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Allen Beroza and partner, 60.18%; B: Bill Boardman and Nancy Kessler, 59.48%; C: Ruth Kozower and Ed Drozen, 52.13%; east-west, A: Mike Kisiel and Vince Pesce, 62.55%; B: Joe Rooney and Dorothy May, 59.18%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Sharon Chang, 47.47%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – NAP Qualifier. North-south, A: Tom Fraas and Judi Marshall, 63.85%; B: Brian Block and partner, 52.30%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Anita Kanel, 47.38%; east-west, A/B: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 60.96%; C: Nadine Stein and Mike Mesirov, 44.76%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 60%; B: Christine Malarkey and Paula Kotowski, 58%; Bill Boardman and Dale Anderson, 50%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – NAP Qualifier. Howell. A: Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 64%; B: Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 56%; Chuck Schorr and Cleveland Fleming, 53%; C: Paula Salamone and Ron Henrikson, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99ers. Howell. A: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 64.29%; B: Gene and Ruth Nawotniak, 59.82%; C: Janice Johnson and Marion Lavigne, 55.36%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. A/B: North-south, James McClure and Richard McGowan, 60.98%; Libbie Neuner and Mickey Martin, 58.14%; Beverly Isenberg and Sandra Scheff, 55.87%; C: Richard and Betsy Heuer, 47.73%; east-west, A/B: Pat Kilbury and Sandra Silverberg, 60.42%; Marilyn Sultz and Nancy Torrell, 58.14%; Gloria and Jim Brown, 54.73%; Lou Di Lorenzo and Marcia Frankel, 54.17%; C: Jeffrey Oshlag and Marilyn Wortzman, 53.60%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A/B: Betty Metz and Marietta Kalman, 58.89%; Jay Levy and Donna Steffan, 58.52%; Christy Kellogg and Bob Padgug, 54.81%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Chris Urbanek and Joan Rose, 64.77%; B: Gene Finton and Allen Selling, 58.84%; Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjami, 55.39%; John Bielinski and Alex Khrakovsky, 54.46%; C: Thomas Koralewski and Sandra England, 50.46%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 57.44%; Gene Nawotniak and Joyce Frayer, 56.85%; Bill Rich and Lou Di Lorenzo, 51.79%; east-west, A/B: Adrian Figliotti and Usha Khurana, 65.77%; C: Gloria and Jim Brown, 61.61%; Ginger Maiman and Marjorie Plumb, 60.42%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: John Marvin and Paula Rosen, 61.34%; Bob Olin and Carolyn Siracuse, 58.69%; Judie Bailey and James Jacobi, 55.40%; C: Eugene Giorgini and Joe Peters, 35.94%; east-west, A/B: Penny Shui and Ten-Pao Lee, 56.67%; Chongmin Zhang and Bert Feasley, 55.40%; Jay Levy and Saleh Fetouh, 54.21%; C: John and Martha Welte, 49.06%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Stan Kozlowski, 63.70%; B: Davis Heussler and Gene Finton, 63.33%; Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 60.74%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 60%; C: Cynthia and Ron Helfman, 48.89%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B: Davis Heussler and James Easton, 60.19%; Pat Rasmus and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 58.54%; Joyce Kindt and Cathy Majewski, 57.42%; C: John and Martha Welte, 52.56%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday afternoon – Corn Fest. North-south, A: Jim Gullo and Eva Schmidt, 59.79%; B: Bert and William Feasley, 59.52%; Fran Kurtz and Joyce Kindt, 59.26%; C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 43.65%; east-west, A: Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 60.42%; B: Teresa Fraas and Elaine Universal, 56.85%; Donna Steffan and Jay Costello, 56.25%; C: Andrei and Tova Reinhorn, 53.87%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 63.63%; Joanne LaFay and Jane Larcom, 58.18%; Mary Ann Martin and Collen Mitchel, 56.37%; James Downing and David Floyd, 55.46%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Anne Watkins and Elaine Universal, 58.93%; B: Dick Czarnecki and Helen Panza, 58.63%; C: Eva Schmidt and Adrian Figliotti, 46.13%; east-west, A: Fred Yellen and Bud Seidenberg, 70.24%; B: Jim Gullo and Judy Graf, 55.65%; C: Jo Nasoff-Finton and Sharon Chang, 49.11%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. Walt Olszewski and Sushil Amlani, 63%; Barbara and John Scott, 62%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 53%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Carol Neuhaus and Paul Capen, 63%; Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 57%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 53%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Jewel Marshall and Diana Brown, 58.32%; Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 53.16%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bill Rich and Ron Fill, 63%; George Mayer and Peg Gorham, 60%; east-west, Jim Tao and Joanne Zavarella, 66%; Elizabeth Young and Lilly Pleskow, 52%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Marvin Feuerstein and Neil Katz, 62%; Sam Grossman and Chuck Heimerl, 58%; east-west, Jeff Peters and Karen Syndor, 58%; Carl Gebauer and Carol Neuhaus, 55%. 
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Lil Ungerleider and Ruth Williams, 63.2%; Jeannette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 52.1%; Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 47.2%; east-west, Ruth Axlerod and Ruth Lansing, 56.7%; Nita Ferrell and Ruth Killeen, 55.8%; Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 53.3%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Elsie Rogers and Bill Westley, 58%; east-west, Ann Goodyear and Jan Roalsvig, 64%.
College Club Duplicate – Howell. Char Caprino and Karen Stephenson, 68.75%; Cleo Alexander and Dorothy Medler, 57.63%; Carla Bernhardt and Carolann Besch, 56.25%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Al and Phyllis Vogt, 60.5%; Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 53.8%; east-west, Lee Gordon and Will Sanscrainte, 60.6%; Frank and Christel Bernard, 55%.

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