Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 11

Bridge Club Meridian will have a triple-point game at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Oct 13.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo will host a unit-rated game at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, and hold a 10th anniversary party and triple-point game at noon next Saturday, Oct 18.
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The Airport Bridge Club will offer extra points at all of its games during the coming week except Tuesday and Wednesday. Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 13, will see games at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. with a chicken barbecue at 1. On Thursday, Oct. 16, a game at 10 a.m. will be followed by a snack and the ACBL Instant Matchpoint game with gold points at 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, bill@airportbridgeclub.com. 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 – 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, lunch at noon, meeting at 1 p.m., game to follow. Ticket deadline Nov. 28. Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.  
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Tournament calendar
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Today, 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 http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. 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. 22 to Sept. 28
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Club Championship. One Winner. A: Judi Marshall and John Ziemer, 64.95%; Chuck Schorr and Mike Silverman, 59.68%; B: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 56.84%; John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 56.04%; C: Cynthia Helfman and Nadine Stein, 52.89%; Nelson Torre and Gerry Hooley, 49.41%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Club Championship. North-south, A: Ken and Gladys Hardcastle, 55.09%; B: Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 54.86%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 48.38%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Liz Clark, 63.66%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 57.64%; C: Ruth Wurster and Christine Malarkey, 53.47%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – One Winner. A: Bill Boardman and Mike Silverman, 61.25%; B: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 60.84%; C: Ron and Cynthia Helfman, 56.67%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Ruth Kozower and Ed Drozen, 60.60%; east-west, A: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 61.55%; B: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 60.34%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 56.60%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A/B: Bill Boardman and Joe Rooney, 67.36%; B: Bill Regan and Dale Anderson, 58.33%; C: Bob Kaprove and Martin Pieterse, 57.64%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Mary Terrana and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 58%; B: (3-way tie) Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, Bill Boardman and Paula Kotowski, Marietta Kalman and Dale Anderson, 52%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 63.83%; east-west, A/B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 70.45%; C: Howard Wilinsky and Ginger Maiman, 62.88%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – One winner. A/B: Susan Bergman and Fran Kurtz, 60.26%; Donna Steffan and Judy Graf, 58.65%; C: Rita Sofia and Dorothy May, 53.20%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – One winner. A: Saleh Fetouh and Chris Urbanek, 74%; B: Teresa Fraas and Cathy Majewski, 58%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Janet Dimet and Adrian Figliotti, 62.50%; B: Libbie Neuner and Violet Makhija, 53.41%; C: Gene and Ruth Nowatniak, 48.48%; east-west, A/B/C: Judith and Sharon Babat, 59.66%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Chongmin Zhang and Bert Feasley, 56.99%; Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 56.64%; C: Jan O’Mara and Edith Knaszak, 48.25%; east-west, A: (tie) Mark Pascale and Linda Burroughsford, Bill Rushmore and Art Morth, 55.49%; B: John Marvin and Walt Olszewski, 52.27%; C: John and Martha Welte, 51.90%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 65.38%; B: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 63.14%; C: Dede Kluckhohn and Adrian Figliotti, 57.05%; east-west, A/B: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 62.02%; Mike Ryan and Davis Heussler, 56.41%; C: Ten-Pao Lee and Larry Soong, 55.45%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – One winner. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargeshimer, 62.50%; Chris Urbanek and Meg Klamp, 56.94%; B/C: Jeanne Gladysz and Joyce Kindt, 55.56%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday afternoon – Swiss teams. A: Manju Ceylony, Shakeel Ahmad, Bert Hargeshimer and Christy Kellogg, 105 vps; B/C: Gene and Ruth Nowatniak, Gene Finton and Jo Nasoff Finton, 75 vps.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 58.85%; Joe Benenati and Chuck Cookson, 55.73%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 53.65%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 53.13%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford 52.08%. 
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, 59.72%; Claire Gareleck and Joyce Greenspan, 56.25%; Ted Kahn and Helen Panza, 47.92%; east-west, Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 58.80%; Art Morth and Sharon Wilcox, 55.79%; David Donaldson and Linda Burroughsford, 49.77%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Al Dickman and Art Morth, 61.7%; Carolyn Siracuse and Bill Rich, 56.3%; east-west, Chuck Heimerl and Frank Schlehr, 65.4%; Alicia Kolipinski and Jennifer Reynolds, 56.1%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Pearl and Vivian Harris, 58%; Diana Brown and Alice Bragg, 57.90%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bill and Jo Rich, 63%; Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 57%; east-west, B. J. McMath and Pat Truell, 56%; Mary Guozzo and  Marie Schneider, 52%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 64%; Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 55%; east-west, Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 65%; Toni Gartner and Carol Neuhaus, 61%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Jeanette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 59%; Ruth Killeen and Emily Wettlaufer , 57.6%; east-west, Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 57.5%; Esther Greene and Ruth Lansing, 56.7%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Dona Tepas and Stan Kozlowski, 63%; Judy Thielman and Kathy Borcik, 60%; Marge and Bob McMillen, 53%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Margaret Rivard and Joanne Zavarella, 68.1%; Mike Brown and Frank Belz, 56.7%; east-west, Bob Rivard and Idamae Klipfel, 65%; Lynda Pettit and Kay Brinkman, 58.9%.

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