Thursday, September 25, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Sept. 27

The Airport Bridge Club holds extra-point games at noon today, Saturday, Sept. 27, after the lesson at 10:45 a.m., and at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, and at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, and Tuesday, Sept. 30.
The Airport Bridge Club will host the ACBL Instant Matchpoint game with gold points at noon on Thursday, Oct. 16. The club also will offer its regular pairs game at 11 a.m. that day for the convenience of players with afternoon time constraints.
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Congratulations to Kathy Pollock, the top master point winner at the Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Sept. 12 to 14 in the Main-Transit Fire Hall in Williamsville. She collected 15.67 points.
Other leading point winners included Bud Seidenberg, 12.79; Fred Yellen, 12.61; Chongmin Zhang, 11.75; Chris Urbanek, 10.62; and Saleh Fetouh, 10.58.
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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:
Club-hosted unit game – Thursday, Oct. 16, 7:15 p.m. Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Club-hosted unit game – Friday, Oct. 31, 10:30 a.m. Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Club-hosted unit game – Saturday, Nov. 8, noon.  Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
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
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 12. For info, click this link.
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.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, 2015, and Sunday, April 12, 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.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, 2015, and Sunday, June 14, 2015.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, 2015, and Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, 2015, and Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, and Sunday, Nov. 8, 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 1,750 master points just before Labor Day. 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 to Sept. 15 to Sept. 21
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A: Lois Tatelman and Dede Kluckhohn, 70.14%; Janet Frisch and Bob Linn, 58.33%; B/C: Ken Meier and Bob Kaprove, 58.25%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – Unit Championship. North-south, A/B: Chuck Schorr and Judy Kaprove, 60.68%; C: Mary Terrana and Pat Lakeman, 51.82%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Harry Cheung, 65.28%; B/C: Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 54.86%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A/B: Ron and Cynthia Helfman, 66.21%; Rita Sofia and Janet Frisch, 65.04%; C: Brian Block and Bill Boardman, 46.25%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B: Nancy Littenberg and Eva Schmidt, 60.71%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 40.18%; east-west, A/B: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 56.25%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 51.79%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A: Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 63.99%; B: Rita Sofia and Eleanor Whelan, 57.74%; C: Elsie Rogers and Phyllis Wilkinson, 48.51%; east-west, A: Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 60.12%; B: Brian Block and Martin Pieterse, 53.27%; C: Ron and Cynthia Helfman, 47.62%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 65.23%; B: Mike Mesirov and Sandy Rifkin, 55.48%; Ross Markello and Paula Salamone, 51.58%; C: Florence Boyd and Fenton Harrison, 46.63%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99ers. Howell. A: Terrence Camp and James McClure, 63.10%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 55.95%; B/C: Janice Sufrin and Marion Lavigne, 54.76%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 58.82%; Sandra Scheff and Beverly Isenberg, 56.17%; B/C: Francine and Lou Pfohl, 54.84%; Usha Khurana and Maryann Szafran, 54.78%; east-west, A/B: Jim Baker and Rao Perala, 64.20%; Gloria and Jim Brown, 61.66%; Tish Schiffman and Sol Messinger, 59.78%; C: Pat Leonard and Heather Roberts, 59.66%; Ron Ferguson and Bob Mann, 57.95%; Ginger Maiman and Marjorie Plumb, 54.86%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: David Millward and Ed Drozen, 62.55%; Donna Steffan and Judy Padgug, 59.38%; C: Ted Kahn and Paul Zatulove, 54.94%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 57.99%; B/C: Larry Soong and Andrei Reinhorn, 56.70%; Meg Klamp and Joan Rose, 55.11%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Victory Point Game. Kathy Pollock and Saleh Fetouh, 59 vps; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 57 vps; Bob Olin and Dian Petrov, 49 vps. 
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Mary Blanchard and Libbie Neuner, 61.17%; Usha Khurana and Joe Miranda, 56.44%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 54.17%; C: Mickey Martin and Christine Grant, 52.84%; east-west, A: Andrei Reinhorn and Sharon Chang, 61.17%; Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 57.95%; Janet Dimet and Adrian Figliotti, 56.44%; Jo Nasoff-Finton and James McClure, 54.73%; B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 54.17%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 50.19%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B/C: Jeff Bender and Diane Bielinski, 57.29%; Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 55.21%; Joyce Kindt and Ten-Pao Lee, 54.17%; east-west, A/B/C: John and Martha Welte, 61.34%; Linda Burroughsford and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 54.86%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 66.20%; B/C: Jo Nasoff-Finton and Paula Rosen, 57.45%; Christy Kellogg and Stan Kozlowski, 56.28%; east-west, A: Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 63.49%; B: Linda Burroughsford and Jeanne Gladysz, 58.63%; C: Betty Metz and Tova Reinhorn, 54.40%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 62.50%; Meg Klamp and Chris Urbanek, 59.72%; B/C: Thomas Koralewski and Davis Heussler, 53.65%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 58.15%; Rob Hessel and Jack Kern, 57.14%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 56.67%; James Downing and David Floyd, 56.3%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Rita Sofia and Helen Panza, 62.73%; Bernie Czarnecki and Anne Watkins, 57.27%; Nancy Acara and Beverly Dale, 43%; east-west, Pat Rasmus and Jerry Geiger, 65.11%; Dorothy and Ed Rupp, 51.94%; Cynthia Helfman and Nadine Stein, 51.25%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Joyce Kindt and Ron Fill, 62.5%; Ron Henrikson and Bob Lederhouse, 56.3%; east-west, Beverly Dale and Anne O’Connor, 55.7%; (tie) Sandy Marcussen and Gabe Tannenbaum, Lance Pollock and Frank Schlehr, 51.6%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Joyce Kindt and Bob Lederhouse, 57%; B: Miriam Regnet and Kathy Fenn, 55%; C: Dan Blatz and Gwilym Brick, 54%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Dave and Jane Larcom, 63%; Elve Johnson and Kathy Fenn, 62%; (tie) Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, Lois Smith and Ted Kahn, 56%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 58%; (tie) Pearl and Vivian Harris, Alice Bragg and Diana Brown, 57.90%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 69%; Bill and Jo Rich, 56%; east-west, Jim Tao and Joanne Zavarella, 58%; Dave Stroud and Lou Bacon, 57%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 61.4%; Mary Blanchard and Evie Miller, 59.8%; east-west, Sandy Recoon and Ruth Williams, 60.8%; (tie) Nita Ferrell and Ruth Killeen, Jeanette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 51.7%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Elsie Rogers and Bill Westley, 65%; Marge and Bob McMillen, 50%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 69.1%; Bob Rivard and Idamae Klipfel, 56.9%; east-west, Kathy and Ginny Pettit, 60.5%; Christel and Frank Bernard, 59.4%.

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