Thursday, October 2, 2014

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 4

The Airport Bridge Club will offer extra point games beginning Monday, Oct. 6, and continuing through Columbus Day weekend. Columbus Day Oct. 13 will feature pairs games at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. with a chicken barbecue. The club has its regular pairs game at noon today, Saturday, Oct. 4, after the 10:45 a.m. lesson and will be closed Sunday, Oct. 5.
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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. 22 to Sept. 28
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Cynthia Helfman and Nadine Stein, 61.61%; east-west, A/B: Bill Regan and Bill Boardman, 59.23%; C: Nelson Torre and Gerry Hooley, 48.51%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – North-south, A: Allen Beroza and Barbara Libby, 66.55%; Carolyn Siracuse and Ron Henrikson, 59.22%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 49.31%; east-west, A: Alan Greer and partner, 63.29%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 56.48%; C: Don and Christine Grant, 51.97%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 64.58%; (tie) Paula Salamone and Jim Mathis, Bob Andersen and Vince Pesce, 57.64%; C: Lois Tatelman and Dede Kluckhohn, 47.22%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B: Walt Olszewski and Linda Vassallo, 61.90%; C: Joe and Ann Williams, 47.62%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and John Ziemer, 63.69%; B/C: Nancy Kessler and Martin Pieterse, 51.19%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: Elsie Rogers and Phyllis Wilkinson, 48.51%; Jim Mathis and Ken Meier, 55.95%; B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 52.98%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Club Championship. Howell. A: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 61.70%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 58.54%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 53.33%; Mary Terrana and Bill Boardman, 49.20%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Jacqueline Hanley and Joanne Zavarella, 63.26%; Sandra Scheff and Beverly Isenberg, 57.77%; Chip Kean and Judy Zeckhauser, 55.30%; C: Terrence Camp and Patricia Haynes, 46.78%; east-west, A/B/C: Joel Brownstein and Sol Messinger, 59.66%; Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 57.95%; Elizabeth Young and Janie Polk, 57.58%; Marilyn Sultz and Nancy Torrell, 56.44%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Joanne Kelley and Berta Brown, 59.23%; Jay Levy and Mike Ryan, 58.04%; Claire Gareleck and Nadine Stein, 54.17%; C: Gene Nawotniak and Rao Perala, 46.73%; east-west, A: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 63.39%; B: David Millward and Jean Macdonald, 60.12%; Gene Finton and John Kirsits, 56.25%; C: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 53.57%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: Mike Ryan and Davis Heussler, 63.69%; Bert Hargesheimer and Alex Kowal, 59.52%; Bill Rushmore and Kathy Pollock, 57.74%; Eugene Harvey and Christy Kellogg, 54.76%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. Howell. A/B/C: Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 60%; Janet Dimet and Adrian Figliotti, 57.92%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 54.09%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Carolyn Siracuse and Chris Urbanek, 61.98%; B: Mark Pascale and Alex Khrakovsky, 60.16%; Linda Burroughsford and Bert Hargesheimer, 59.90%; Meg Klamp and Judy Graf, 57.29%; Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, 54.69%; C: Pat Lakeman and Mary Terrana, 43.29%; east-west, A: Mike Ryan and Davis Heussler, 65.74%; B: Penny Shui and Ten-Pao Lee, 62.27%; Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 57.64%; C: Gary Schmitt and John Lyth, 47.45%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 60.42%; Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 58.80%; B: Gladys and Ken Hardcastle, 57.64%; C: David Whitt and Carl McMurtry, 48.15%; east-west, A: Gary Schmitt and Kathy Pollock, 65.51%; Harry Cheung and Liz Clark, 54.40%; Jay Levy and Davis Heussler, 54.17%; B: Chuck Schorr and Susan Bergman, 51.85%; C: Marietta Kalman and Betty Metz, 49.07%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 58.88%; B: Anne Watkins and Helen Panza, 56.17%; C: Joyce Kindt and Fran Kurtz, 51.24%; east-west, A: Stan Kozlowski and Ten-Pao Lee, 60.32%; Gladys and Ken Hardcastle, 55.40%; Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 54.32%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 53.32%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – North-south, Ken Meier and Art Schumacher, 61.61%; Paul Zittel and Bob Lederhouse, 57.14%; Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 53.27%; east-west, Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 58.93%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 58.33%; Joe Benenati and Chuck Cookson, 53.27%. 
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Jim Baker and Dian Petrov, 70.57%; Dick Czarnecki and Bob Andersen, 54.17%; Carol Bedell and Marietta Kalman, 48.15%; east-west, Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 65.74%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Eleanor Whelan, 64.58%; Bob Padgug and Linda Burroughsford, 51.16%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – Howell. Janet Frisch and Frank Schlehr, 65.3%; Lance and Pam Pollock, 57%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, Jim and Paula Jones, 64%; Mark Pascale and Marge Schomers, 52%; Pat Lanighan and John Meindle, 51%; east-west, Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 62%; Madhav Deshmukh and Walt Olszewski, 59%; Barbara and John Scott, 53%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Jim and Paula Jones, 61%; Pat Lanighan and Marge Schomers, 59%; Roy Crocker and Kathy Fenn, 54%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 78.75%; Garnet Wallace and Cleveland Fleming, 63.31%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 63%; Marion Morber and Chuck Heimerl, 56%; east-west, Jim Tao and Joanne Zavarella, 61%; Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 60%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 63%; Cindy Darone and Elaine LaVigne, 48%; east-west, Carol Neuhaus and Toni Gartner, 62%; Dave Stroud and Jim Tao, 56%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Ruth Jones and Ruth Killeen, 57.6%;  Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 52.7%; east-west, Sandy Recoon and Ruth Williams, 71.7%; Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 58.9%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Dona Tepas and Stan Kozlowski, 60%; Sudha and Sukhanand Jain, 54%; east-west, Elsie Rogers and Bill Westley, 57%.

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