Thursday, May 7, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: May 9

The Airport Bridge Club will award extra points at all of its games during the coming week. Submarine sandwiches will be served during the game at 11 a.m. Friday, May 15.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo offers extra points at its non-life master game at noon Tuesday, May 12.
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The Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional Tournament opens Monday, May 11, in the R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester) and runs through Sunday, May 17. For info, click this link.
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly schedules unit-sponsored games. They include:
Barometer Pairs game, 7:15 p.m., Monday, May 18, Bridge Club Meridian.
Unit pairs game, 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, Lockport Duplicate.
Strawberry Social and game, 12:30 p.m., Saturday, June 13, Lockport Duplicate.
Annual picnic and games, Sunday, July 19, Erie County Fairgrounds.
Annual meeting and game, Sunday, Dec. 6, Rescue Fire Hall, North Tonawanda.
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Tournament calendar
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 – Kendal at Ithaca, 2230 N. Triphammer Road, Ithaca. Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14. For info, click this link.
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.
Erie Sectional – Erie Bridge Center, 1221 Grant St., Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 12, and Sunday, Sept. 13.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, to Sunday, Sept. 20. For info, click this link.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11.
Buffalo Regional – Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St., Buffalo. Tuesday, Oct. 20, to Sunday, Oct. 25. For info, click this link.
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. For info, click this link.
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., Williamsville. 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., Williamsville. 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., Williamsville. 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 2011, Dale Anderson reached a career total of 1,800 master points last 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 April 27 to May 3
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
       Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A: Michael and Ruth Kozower, 54.18%; Liz Clark and Judi Marshall, 54.15%; B: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 53.79%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 50.98%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: John Toy and Judi Marshall, 60.54%; B: Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 55.78%; C: Jan Hasselback and Linda Wynes, 49.53%; east-west, A: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 59.23%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 51.23%; C: Ruth Wurster and Ron Henrikson, 50.17%. 
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Bob Linn and Harry Cheung, 63.43%; B: Martin Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 56.94%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Dale Anderson, 50.46%; C: David Donaldson and Shirley Cassety, 47.69%; Ron Henrikson and Art Schumacher, 44.44%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Judi Marshall and Allen Beroza, 59.60%; B: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Martin Pieterse, 59.41%; C: Linda Vassallo and Wilson McClaren, 49.10%; east-west, A/B: Barbara Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 64.11%; B: Bill Boardman and Ron Henrikson, 44.68%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: Joe Rooney and Dorothy May, 58.64%; Ron Henrikson and Paula Kotowski, 56.85%; B: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 52.62%; C: Nadine Stein and Judy Kaprove, 48.52%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Jerry Geiger and Liz Clark, 61.31%; Alan Greer and partner, 57.77%; B: Sandi England and Paula Salamone, 55.36%; Al Dickman and Chuck Heimerl, 51.18%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 50.56%; Ross Markello and Shirley Cassety, 50.19%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Howell. A : Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 57%; B: John and Martha Welte, 54%; C: David and Dordy Donaldson, 52%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 66.87%; B/C: Terrence Camp and Pat Haynes, 61.02%; east-west, A/B: Marcia Wright and Ginger Maiman, 56%; C: Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 52.33%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A/B: Joanne Kelly and Paula Rosen, 60.42%; C: Cathy Majewski and Bob Padgug, 59.58%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Victory point game. (3-way tie) Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargeshimer, Saleh Fetouh and Dian Petrov, Jim Gullo and Alex Khrakovsky, 2 wins.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 game. North-south, A: Gene Nowatniak and Bill Rich, 60.42%; B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 52.08%; C: Cherry Searle and Loretta Yearke, 48.81%; east-west, A/B: Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 57.44%; C: Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 52.68%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Art Morth and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 57.74%; B: Teresa Fraas and Cathy Majewski, 53.87%; C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 52.08%; east-west, A/B: Walt Olszewski and Ed Drozen, 59.79%; C: Henry Chudy and Peter Shui, 55.29%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 65.51%; B: Bob Padgug and Donna Steffan, 53.24%; C: Rita Sofia and Eleanor Whelan, 51.85%; east-west, A/B/C: John and Martha Welte, 60.42%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B: John and Martha Welte, 56%; Claire Gareleck and Susan Bergman, 55%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 62.5%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 59.38%; Maryann Martin and Collene Mitchell, 56.25%; (tie) Pepe Justicia-Linde and Maureen Cancilla, Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 54.17%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Chris Urbanek and Judy Padgug, 72.62%; Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 59.52%; John Lewis and Bernie Czarnecki, 48.81%; east-west, Fred Yellen and Bud Seidenberg, 64.24%; Jim Gullo and Usha Khurana, 50.35%; Linda Burroughsford and Jeanne Gladysz, 46.88%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, 56.4%; Edna Fill and Jennifer Reynolds, 56.1%, east-west, Alicia Kolipinski and Anne O’Connor, 58.7%; Pam and Lance Pollock, 52%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 61.23%; Madhav Deshmukh and Walt Olszewski, 56.95%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 55.56%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 53.71%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Edith Moran and Anne Clancy, 58.80%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 55.56%; (tie) Bob Lederhouse and Constance Swick, Marge Schomers and Marilyn White, 52.31%; Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, 51.39%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Individual Game. David Mathis, 75%; Doanne Jackson, 60%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Paul Ziebarth and Dave Stroud, 61%; Bill and Jo Rich, 55%; east-west, Marilyn Wallace and Joanne Zavarella, 61%; Marian Morber and Sam Grossman, 53%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 66%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 64%; east-west, Jeff Peters and Karen Synor, 64%; Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 52%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Libby Neuner, 60.8%; Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 58.3%; east-west, Esther Greene and Ruth Lansing, 60.4%; Bette Seifert and Jerry Stange, 58.3%.
       Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. (3-way tie) Pat O’Brien and Judy Thielman, Elaine Wegrzyn and Bill Westley, Jane and Paul Garvey, 60%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Margaret Rivard and Joanne Zavarella, 66.3%; Pat and Mike Weber, 63.8%; east-west, Phyllis and Al Vogt, 73.2%; Christel and Frank Bernard, 59.4%.

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