Thursday, July 23, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: July 25

       The Bridge Center of Buffalo will have extra-point games Tuesday, July 28, to Friday, July 31, and will feature lunch with Jim Gullo at Friday’s game.
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       The Airport Bridge Club will have offer triple-point games, half red points, at all of its games during the coming week. Games will start at noon this Saturday, July 25, and Monday, July 27, through next Saturday, Aug. 1, and at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 26, reservations required 603-6943.
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      Western New York Unit 116 continues its annual non-life master sectional tournament for players with fewer than 500 master points today, 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. Lunch will be served between games. For info, click this link.
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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
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 13 to July 19
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
       Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A: Eleanor Whelan and Jerry Geiger, B: Mike Silverman and Chuck Schorr, 58.42%; C: Gene and Ruth Nawotniak, 40.16%; east-west, A/B/C: Art Aronson and Brian Block, 54.08%. 
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Vince Pesce and Harry Cheung, 66.96%; B: Ken Meier and Bill Boardman, 58.33%; C: Jan Hasselback and Don Grant, 43.46%; east-west, A/B: Shirley Cassety and Ross Markello, 55.82%; C: Davis Heussler and Tom Koralewski, 54.23%. 
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Ruth Kozower and Jerry Geiger, 67.50%; B: Eva Schmidt and partner, 57.50%; C: Mary Terrana and June Feuerstein, 50.83%; east-west, A: Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 61.25%; B: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 58.33%; C: Brian Block and Michael Kozower, 50.42%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – One  Winner. A: John Ziemer and Vince Pesce, 66.67%; Tom Fraas and Judi Marshall, 60.90%; B: Nancy Kessler and Ross Markello, 56.73%; Allen Beroza and David Millward, 54.17%; C: Ruth Wurster and Marilyn Sultz, 48.72%; Sharon Chang and Ron Henrikson, 47.43%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A: Barbara Libby and Judi Marshall, 78.75%; B/C: Sandi England and Tom Koralewski, 47.08%; east-west, A/B: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 59.58%; C: Ron and Cynthia Helfman, 47.50%. 
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – North-south, A: Selina Volpatti and Dale Anderson, 65.51%; B: Ten-Pao Lee and Peter Shui, 55.56%; C: Christine Malarkey and Ron Henrikson, 48.15%; east-west, Nancy Wolstoncroft and Barbara Libby, 58.56%; B: Dorothy May and Ken Meier, 55.79%; C: Linda Burroughsford and Davis Heussler, 51.16%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Jim McClure and Richard McGowan, 58.80%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 47.20%; east-west, A/B: Pat Kilbury and Marcia Wright, 63.65%; C: Burt Freiman and Larry Abate, 60.97%; Sandra Silverberg and Ginger Maiman, 60.76%; Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 56.67%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday evening – Student game. North-south, Jeffrey and Peg Feather, 70.83%; east-west, Donna Saia and Cathy Dengler, 66.67%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Gene Finton, 67.56%; B/C: Gary Schmitt and Carol Bedell, 48.81%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 61.90%; B/C: Larry Soong and Ten-Pao Lee, 52.38%.  
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Gene Finton and Dian Petrov, 66%; Saleh Fetouh and Eugene Harvey, 54%; B: Martha and John Welte, 52%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 63.31%; B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 57.15%; C: Gene Nawotniak and JimMcClure, 55.82%; east-west, A: Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 60.22%; B/C: Jeffrey Oshlag and Marilyn Wortzman, 60.11%; Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 55.26%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – Howell. Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 61.57%; Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 58.33%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 56.02%.  
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Fred Yellen and Jim Gullo, 61.57%; Chris Urbanek and Meg Klamp, 56.71%; C: Eva Schmidt and Joyce Greenspan, 46.99%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 56.25%; B/C: Cathy Majewski and Bob Padgug, 56.02%; Betty Metz and Tova Reinhorn, 54.86%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 62.50%; B: Jim Gullo and Joyce Meskill, 55.21%; C: Cathy Majewski and Elaine Universal, 51.04%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Sandi England, 57.74%; Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 55.36%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 51.19%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Stan Kozlowski and Judy Padgug, 65.51%; B: Carolyn Siracuse and Rita Sofia, 56.71%; C: Bob Andersen and Anne Watkins, 50.46%; east-west, A: (tie) Elaine Kurasiewicz and Carol Bedell, Saleh Fetouh and Bud Seidenberg, 59.26%; B: Gene Finton and Bob Padgug, 54.17%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Ron Fill and Joyce Kindt, 58.8%; Gabe Tannenbaum and Jack Cukierman, 52%; east-west, Jennifer Reynolds and Nancy Acara, 60.1%; Lance Pollock and Bob Lederhouse, 54.2%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Juanita Tillmon and Carol Hairston, 59.20%; Pearl and Vivian Harris, 58.13%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 63%; Bill Rich and Alicia Kolipinski, 57%; east-west, Martin Schaus and Carol Neuhaus, 62%; Phyllis and Alan Vogt, 54%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 64%; Cindy Darone and Elaine LiVigne, 60%; east-west, Jeff Peters and Karen Synor, 67%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 58%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Sallie Steele, 65%; Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 49.2%; east-west, Bill Hambridge and Sandy Recoon, 58.3%; Ruth Axelrod and Nita Ferrell, 55.2%.

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