Thursday, July 16, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: July 18

       Western New York Unit 116 will hold its annual non-life master sectional tournament for players with fewer than 500 master points Friday, July 24, and next Saturday, July 25, at the Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Pairs games will be at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. both days. Lunch will be served between games. For info, click this link.
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The Airport Bridge Club will offer stratified triple red point games this Saturday, July 18, and Monday, July 20, to next Saturday, July 25. All games will begin at noon.  
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly schedules unit-sponsored games. They include:
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
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road East, Hamilton, Ont. This Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19. 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 July 6 to July 12
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
       Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A/B: Jim Baker and partner, 58.27%; C: Ron Henrikson and June Feuerstein, 57.82%; east-west, A/B: John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 61.57%; C: Nelson Torre and Gerry Hooley, 49.45%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: Linda Vassallo and Wilson McClaren, 54.46%; C: Ruth Kozower and Judy Kaprove, 52.98%; east-west, A: Sandi England and John Ziemer, 59.23%; B: Gaurang Sheth and Ken Meier, 52.38%; C: Tom Koralewski and Florence Boyd, 51.79%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: (tie) Liz Clark and David Millward, Judi Marshall and John Ziemer, 57.41%; B: Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 56.94%; Bill Boardman and Paula Salamone, 55.09%; C: Mary Terrana and June Feuerstein, 45.37%. 
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B: Jean Macdonald and Dale Anderson, 59.58%; C: Eva Schmidt and Ron Henrikson, 49.58%; east-west, A/B/C: Bill Boardman and Gaurang Sheth, 60%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: (tie) Jim Kart and Nancy Kessler, Ken Meier and John Ziemer, 58.33%; B: Mike Silverman and Bill Boardman, 57.87%; C: Nadine Stein and Barbara Sadkin, 50.46%; (tie) Lucinda Beringer and Marilyn Sultz, Ron Henrikson and Dorothy May, 44.91%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Jim Madan and Gaurang Sheth, 59.38%; Alan Greer and partner, 57.78%; B: Michael and Ruth Kozower, 53.59%; Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, 50.23; C: Mike Mesirov and Sandra Rifkin, 46.88%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Usha Khurana and Marilyn Wortzman, 55.99%; Sandy Scheff and Beverly Isenberg, 55.55%; Jacqueline Hanley and Joanne Zavarella, 55.44%; Kathy Stamm and Celine Murray, 54.60%; east-west, A/B/C: Marilyn Sultz and Nancy Torrell, 64.79%; Terrence Camp and Pat Haynes, 58.53%; Janie Polk and Rose Bochiechio, 58.15%; Jim and Gloria Brown, 58%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Chris Urbanek and Meg Klamp, 60.71%; B: Gary Schmitt and John Lyth, 54.17%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 63.10%; B: Art Matthies and Ed Drozen, 56.25%; C: Ron and Cynthia Helfman, 45.24%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Bill Rushmore and Saleh Fetouh, 60%; B: Jeff Bender and Eugene Harvey, 55%; C: Martha and John Welte, 51%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Sean Bennett and Paul Piciulo, 60.39%; Gene Nawotniak and Jim McClure, 56.07%; Bill Rich and Lance Pollock, 53.70%; east-west, A/B/C: Kathy Stamm and Celine Murray, 62.70%; Ron Helfman and Stew Brenner, 62.10%; Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 55.95%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 54.05%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 61.90%; Chris Urbanek and Claire Gareleck, 54.76%; B: Gary Schmitt and John Lyth, 49.70%; C: Jan O'Mara and Edith Knaszak, 40.77%; east-west, A/B/C: Bob Sommerstein and Larry Abate, 55.65%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Fran Kurtz and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 56.25%; David Millward and Meg Klamp, 55.65%; east-west, A/B: Cathy Majewski and Elaine Universal, 58.04%; Jerry Geiger and Eleanor Whelan, 56.55%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 65.56%; Jim Gullo and Joyce Meskill, 57.04%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 54.44%; Davis Heussler and Tom Koralewski, 54.07%; C: Sue May and Raj Puri, 47.78%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Joyce Kindt and Carolyn Siracuse, 59.18%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 57.73%; Joanne Lafay and Lillian Gotshall, 55.83%; (tie) Jack Kern and Phil Kintner, Ken Meier and Sandi England, 52.28%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Judy Padgug and Meg Klamp, 61.83%; B: Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 59.46%; C: Bernie and Dick Czarnecki, 46.94%; east-west, A: Jay Levy and Saleh Fetouh, 69.09%; B: Gene Finton and Davis Heussler, 58.88%; C: Adrian Figliotti and Usha Khurana, 48.69%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, 58%; Sandy Marcussen and Anne O’Connor, 53.6%; east-west, (tie) Pam and Lance Pollock, Lou Lombardi and Paul Morgante, 55.4%; Jennifer Reynolds and Gabe Tannenbaum, 53.6%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Dian Petrov and Mark Pascale, 59.26%; Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 56.30%; Barbara and John Scott, 55.93%; Ron Fill and Mike Brown, 55.56%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Kathy Fenn and Carol Neuhaus, 65.97%; Dave and Jane Larcom, 65.28%; James and Paula Jones, 59.72%; Pat Lanighan and Nancy Kent, 47.92%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Individual game. Doanne Jackson, 63.33%; (tie) Marcia Turley, Joanne Danridge, 58.33%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Marian Morber and Chuck Heimerl, 61%; Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 57%; east-west, Diane Forrest and Joanne Zavarella, 57%; Mike Brown and Ron Fill, 54%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 55%; Bobbi and Joe Huber, 54%; east-west, Mike Brown and Ron Fill,  65%; Joe La Nasa and Ross Markello, 61%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Lil Ungerleider and Ruth Williams, 63.9%; (tie) Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 56.3%; east-west, Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 69.2%; Bill Hambridge and Sandy Recoon, 63.4%.
College Club Duplicate – Howell. Clare Schultz and Nancy Thomas, 66.67%; Mary Akman and Dorinne Ebel, 56.67%; John Rex and Mary Vacanti, 55%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Thelma Frauenhofer and Edna Henrich, 58.6%; Pat and Mike Weber, 53.4%; Esther Ferris & Ron Fill, 49.6%; east-west, Paul Morgante and Ellen Errigo, 72.8%; Idamae Klipfel and Bob Rivard, 52.3%; Christel and Frank Bernard, 51.7%.

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