Thursday, June 25, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: June 27

          The Airport Bridge Club offers extra point games at 11 a.m. Monday, June 29, to Friday, July 3. The club will be closed Saturday and Sunday this weekend and next weekend.
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       The Lockport Duplicate Club will host a picnic with hot dogs prior to its game at 1 p.m. next Saturday, July 4, in the Dale Center, 33 Ontario Ave., Lockport.     
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       Congratulations to Liz Clark, the leading Buffalo-area point winner in the District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) June 14 to 20. She earned 15.37 silver points and was 13th in the district, which encompasses Cleveland and Pittsburgh. In all, 1,154 players won points.
       Other leading local point winners include: Saleh Fetouh, 13.99 (15th); Jerry Geiger, 13.54 (17th); David Millward, 13.31 (20th); and Meg Klamp and Mike Ryan, 12.21 (tied for 28th).
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly schedules unit-sponsored games. They include:
Annual picnic and games, Sunday, July 19, 11 a.m. Grand Stand Casino Room, Erie County Fairgrounds, Hamburg.
Eight Is Enough Teams, Sunday, Aug. 9, 1 p.m. Airport Bridge Club.
Annual meeting and game, Sunday, Dec. 6, Rescue Fire Hall, North Tonawanda.
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Tournament calendar
Rochester Summer Sectional – Webster Recreation Center, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, Webster. Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12. For info, click this link.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Non-Life Master Sectional – Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, July 24, and Saturday, July 25. For info, click this link.
Erie Sectional – Erie Bridge Center, 1221 Grant St., Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 12, and Sunday, Sept. 13. For info, click this link.
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 – Seneca County Office Building Senior Center, 1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo. Saturday, Nov. 7, and Sunday, Nov. 8. For info, click this link.
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 June 15 to June 21
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
       Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A/B: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 61.25%; C: John and Linda Wynes, 47.25%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 60.42%; B: Joyce Greenspan and Ross Markello, 50.83%; C: Brian Block and Larry Abate, 47.50%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – A: David Millward and Liz Clark, 68 .46%; Judi Marshall and John Ziemer, 61.63%; B: John and Jini Rubinstein, 55.58%; Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 53.63%; C: Mike Mesirov and Sandra Rifkin, 50%. 
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Judi Marshall, 59.38%; B: Eleanor Whelan and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 56.94%; east-west, A/B: Marilyn Sultz and Dorothy May, 54.37%; C: Ruth Wurster and Ron Henrikson, 46.43%. 
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – A: Dede Kluckhohn and Paula Kotowski, 61.28%; Harry Cheung and Liz Clark, 60.82%; B: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 53.37%; C: Pat Lakeman and Mary Terrana, 51.91%. 
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – A: Bob Linn and Bill Boardman, 65.54%; Ruth Kozower and Jerry Geiger, 63.99%; B: Brian Block and Paula Salamone, 52.15%; C: Don and Christine Grant, 50.17%; Christine Malarkey and Paula Kotowski, 50.04%. 
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday afternoon – North-south, A/B: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 65.83%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 46.25%; east-west, A/B/C: Christine Malarkey and Paula Kotowski, 55.42%. 
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B: Linda Vassallo and Wilson McClaren, 63.39%; C: Don Grant and Linda Wynes, 46.77%; east-west, A/B/C: Paul and Linda Zittel, 57.74%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday afternoon – North-south, A: Vince Pesce and Harry Cheung, B/C: Linda and Paul Zittel, 56.45%; east-west, A/B/C: Larry Abate and Bob Sommerstein, 61.71%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Gene and Ruth Nawotniak, 58.63%; east-west, A: Tom Fraas and Judi Marshall, 57.74%; B: Marilyn Sultz and Paula Salamone, 54.96%; C: Alicia Kolipinski and Ron Henrikson, 54.56%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday afternoon – North-south, A: Judi Marshall and Tom Fraas, 56.67%; B: Carolyn Siracuse and Eva Schmidt, 53.33%; A/B: (tie) Paul Ganley and Mike Kisiel, Usha Khurana and Paula Kotowski, 59.17%; C: Ron Henrikson and Alicia Kolipinski, 46.67%. 
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – A: Sandi England and Jerry Geiger, 60.64%; Cleveland Fleming and Paula Salamone, 55.08%; B: Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, 53%; C: Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 51.85%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – A: (tie) Ron Henrikson and Dorothy May, Jerry Geiger and Sandi England, 55%; B: Ross Markello and Bill Boardman, 54%. 
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Gene and Ruth Nawotniak, 69.17%; Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 57.84%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 54.72%; C: Marcia Frankel and Judy Katz, 42.64%; east-west, A/B: Joel Brownstein and Sol Messinger, 70.85%; Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 61.79%; Pat Kilbury and Sandra Silverberg, 60.74%; Martha Quinn and Rose Bochiechio, 57.26%; C: Audrey Ray and Judith Bailey, 53.32%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Donna Steffan and Judy Padgug, 60.12%; Meg Klamp and Joan Rose, 59.23%; Jay Levy and Davis Heussler, 56.55%; B: Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 55.66%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 61.64%; B: Jo Nasoff-Finton and Gene Finton, 55.82%; Mark Pascale and Linda Burroughsford, 55.29%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – A: Saleh Fetouh and Kathy Pollock, 55%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 52.50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Beverly and Fred Isenberg, 57.01%; Rao Perala and Celine Murray, 57.01%; Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 55.11%; Maryann Szafran and Usha Khurana, 54.17%; east-west, A/B/C: Helen Reilly and Peggy Mergenhagen, 66.86%; Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 60.80%; Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 59.47%; Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 59.09%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 65.05%; B: Linda Burroughsford and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 58.56%; Pat Rasmus and Bert Hargesheimer, 57.41%; C: Edith Knaszak and Andrei Reinhorn, 44.68%; east-west, A/B: Gene Finton and Kamil Bishara, 64.35%; C: John and Martha Welte, 51.39%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Stan Kozlowski, 58.33%; B: Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, 55.95%; Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 55.65%; east-west, A: David Hemmer and Saleh Fetouh, 62.20%; B: (tie) Mark Pascale and Jim Madan, Joyce Greenspan and Sharon Wilcox, 53.27%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – North-south, A/B/C: Martha and John Welte, 57.41%; east-west, A: Saleh Fetouh and Kamil Bishara, 68.98%; B: Davis Heussler and David Colligan, 55.79%; C: Sharon and Jacqueline Chang, 47.22%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Joanne Lafay and Lillian Gotshall, 65.97%; James Downing and James Biggers, 55.56%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 52.08%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Jay Levy and Mike Ryan, 65.74%; Meg Klamp and Judy Graf, 62.50%; B: Tova Reinhorn and Anne Watkins, 50.93%; C: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Usha Khurana, 46.53%; east-west, A/B: Linda Burroughsford and Davis Heussler, 53.47%; (tie) Carol Bedell and Betty Metz, Pat Rasmus and Jerry Geiger, 53.01%; C: Jo Nasoff-Finton and Adrian Figliotti, 52.31%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – Edna Fill and Nancy Acara, 63.1%; Sandy Marcussen and Alicia Kolipinski, 58.7%; Carolyn Siracuse and Dorothy May, 58.1%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Jeff Bender and Gabe Tannenbaum, 77%; Saleh Fetouh and David Hemmer, 63%; Barbara and John Scott, 59%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 61.57%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 59.38%; Sushil Amlami and Madhav Deshmukh, 57.81%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – (tie) Diana Brown and Marcia Turley, David Mathis and Shirley Thompson, 63.48%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bill Rich and Jim Tao, 62%; Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 59%; east-west, Diane Forrest and Joanne Zavarella, 70%; Dave Stroud and Paul Ziebarth, 65%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 64%; Edna Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 48%; east-west, Mike Brown and Ron Fill,  60%; John and Toni Gartner, 58%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Priscilla Bretschger and Sallie Steele, 51.2%; Benie Myer and Esther Greene, 50.8%; east-west, Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 51.5%; Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 50.3%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 59.5%; Margaret Rivard and Joanne Zavarella, 56.7%; Evelyn Vitello and Edna Fill, 55%; east-west, Lynda Pettit and Gerry Dominski, 56.7%; Christel and Frank Bernard, 53.9%; Joanne Biondo and Julie Albert, 53.4%.

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