Thursday, February 26, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Feb. 28

Both the Bridge Center of Buffalo and the Airport Bridge Club will offer the ACBL-wide Senior Pairs game at noon Monday, March 2.
The Bridge Center game is limited to players with fewer than 300 master points. The Airport Club game is open to all players, will award overall points at the district level and will have a reduced fee of $5.
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Bridge Club Meridian hosts a unit game at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 2.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo will host a unit game at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, and a lesson by Chris Urbanek on cue bids at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday.
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The Airport Bridge Club has extra-point games at noon today, Saturday, Feb. 28, and 1 p.m. Sunday, March 1; and games with $2.50 fees at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, and Friday, March 6.
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Unit 116 has scheduled several unit-sponsored games for 2015. They include:
Club-hosted game, 10:30 a.m., Monday, March 2, Bridge Club Meridian.
Club-hosted game, 7:15 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Club-hosted game, 11 a.m., Thursday, March 12, Airport Bridge Club.
Wearing of the Green game, 7:15 p.m., Monday, March 16, Bridge Club Meridian.
Barometer Pairs game, 7:15 p.m., Monday, May 18, Bridge Club Meridian.
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Tournament calendar
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, to Sunday, April 5. For info, click this link.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Webster Recreational Center, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, Webster. Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, to Sunday, April 19. For info, click this link.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, to Sunday, May 17. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, to Monday, May 25. For info, click this link.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, to Sunday, June 21.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, to Sunday, Sept. 20.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, Oct. 13, to Sunday, Oct. 18. Previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 23, to Sunday, June 28.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, and Sunday, Nov. 8.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, to Sunday, Nov. 15.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, April 8, 2016, to Sunday, April 10, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, 2016, to Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, to Sunday, Dec. 11, 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 Nov. 10, 2011, Dale Anderson reached a career total of 1,800 master points in November. 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 Feb. 16 to Feb. 22
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs        
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A/B: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 60.94%; Ross Markello and Nancy Kessler, 60.42%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – Howell. A: Barbara Libby and Jim Mathis, 62.38%; B: John and Martha Welte, 58.70%; Bill Boardman and Cleveland Fleming, 56.06%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Paula Salamone, 46.45%; Ruth Wurster and Barbara Sadkin, 42.94%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Judi Marshall and Jerry Geiger, 65.42%; B: Nancy Kessler and John Kirsits, 55.83%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Wilson McClaren, 51.67%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and Barbara Libby, 57.08%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 51.67%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Ruth Wurster, 49.17%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Home-Style Pairs. Bill Boardman and Mike Silverman, 3 wins; (3-way tie) Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, Paula Salamone and Paula Kotowski, Jim Mathis and Jerry Geiger, 1 win.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Alan Greer and partner, 58.75%; B: Allen Beroza and John Kirsits, 54.17%; Ruth Wurster and Marilyn Sultz, 51.67%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Judi Marshall, 60.83%; B: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Jerry Geiger, 57.92%; C: Sandi England and Ken Meier, 45.83%. 
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: Bill Boardman and Mike Silverman, 70.43%; Jerry Geiger and Barbara Libby, 63.30%; B: Jim Madan and Paula Kotowski, 46.04%; C: Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 44.49%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Home-Style Pairs. (3-way tie) John Kirsits and Bill Boardman, Nancy Wolstoncroft and Barbara Libby, Paula Salamone and Mike Silverman, 2 wins.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Jim McClure and Elizabeth Young, 52.08%; C: Joel Brownstein and Sol Messinger, 50.42 %; east-west, A/B: Natalie Abramson and Marjorie Plumb, 62.92%; Pat Kilbury and Marcia Wright, 56.67%; C: Terrence Camp and Pat Haynes, 49.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 63.70%; B/C: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Tova Reinhorn, 58.52%; Joanne Kelley and Berta Brown, 58.15%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Victory Point Game. Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 77 vps.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Bill Rich and Lance Pollock, 59.82%; B/C: Mary Blanchard and Carol Roth, 53.57%; east-west, A: Larry Soong and Kathy Pollock, 67.86%; B/C: Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 59.52%; Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 59.23%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – Howell. A: Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 62.96%; B: (tie) Cathy Majewski and Elaine Universal, Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 54.44%; C: John and Martha Welte, 53.33%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Stan Kozlowski, 64.68%; B/C: Andrei Reinhorn and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 53.52%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 66.02%; B: Harry Cheung and Jim Tao, 56.79%; John Ziemer and Vic Bergsten, 54.96%; C: John Marvin and Paula Rosen, 52.43%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B/C: Ten-Pao Lee and Fred Yellen, 63.29%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 55.96%; Cathy Majewski and Joan Rose, 55.95%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – James Downing and David Floyd, 63.19%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 61.11%; Enid Sweet and Sandi England, 52.08%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – Howell. Davis Heussler and David Colligan, 64.58%; (tie) Ken Meier and Dorothy May, Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 50.69%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Mark Pascale and Jim Madan, 65.48%; Anne Clancy and Edie Moran, 56.55%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 55.95%; Shirley Murdoch and Pat Lanighan, 49.4%.
Unit 116 Pro-Am Game Sunday – North-south, A: Mike Ryan and Ten-Pao Lee, 61.69%; B/C: Howard and Laurie Foster, 57.72%; east-west, A/B: John and Martha Welte, 58.39%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Andrei Reinhorn, 55.70%; C: Gail Pitterman and Tova Reinhorn, 49.26%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening –David Mathis and Shirley Thompson, 71.95%; Alice Bragg and Diana Brown, 56.25%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – Bruce and Jill Brown, 56%; Joe Day and Lorie Repicci, 53%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – (Feb. 12) Howell. Elaine Wegrzyn and Jan Roalsvig, 66%; Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, 59%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – (Feb. 19) Howell. Jane and Paul Garvey, Pat O’Brien and Kathy Borcik, 62%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Marie Lanza and Lou Lombardi, 60.7%; Pat and Mike Weber, 53.8%; east-west, Phyllis and Al Vogt, 62.5%; Christel and Frank Bernard, 57.5%.

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