Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: July 4

       The Lockport Duplicate Club will host a picnic with hot dogs prior to its game at 1 p.m. today, Saturday, July 4, in the Dale Center, 33 Ontario Ave., Lockport.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo will have North American Pairs qualifier games, offering extra points, from Tuesday, July 7, to next Saturday, July 11. Friday’s game features lunch with Jim Gullo.
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       The Airport Bridge Club also will have extra-point NAP qualifier games Monday, July 6, to next Saturday, July 11.
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       The Unit 116 All American Picnic will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 19, in the Grand Stand Casino Room at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Hamburg. For info and partners, call Paul Zittel at 992-4794 or Chip Kean at 695-2610.
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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
Rochester Summer Sectional – Webster Recreation Center, 1350 Chiyoda Drive, Webster. Next 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 22 to June 28
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
       Airport Bridge Club Monday morning –
Longest Day. Howell. A: Nelson Torre and Gerry Hooley, 73.21%; Steve Poland and Jim Greico, 66.96%; B: Nancy Kessler and Ross Markello, 55.36%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 52.68%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday noon – Longest Day. North-south, A/B/C: Nadine Stein and Cynthia Helfman, 61.40%; east-west, A: (tie) Ross Markello and Nancy Kessler, Steve Poland and Jim Greico, 62.40%; B: Lois Tatelman and Dede Kluckhohn, 48.45%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 48.12%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – Longest Day. North-south, A/B: Ruth Wurster and Barbara Sadkin, 56.25% ; east-west, Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 56.25%. 
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Howell. A: David Millward and Allen Beroza, 61.67%; B: Wilson McClaren and Linda Vassallo, 57.41%; C: Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 52. 50%. 
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 60.42%; Mike Mesirov and Bob Linn, 56.94%; B: Lois Tatelman and Paula Salamone, 56.25%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 47.22%. 
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 61.04%; B: Bill Boardman and partner, 58.57%; C: Ruth Kozower and Ed Drozen, 48.36%; east-west, A/B: Sandi England and Carolyn Siracuse, 62.15%; C: Ron Henrikson and Art Schumacher, 50.69%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: Jerry Geiger and Barbara Libby, 57.87%; B: Alicia Kolipinski and Ron Henrikson, 55.09%; C: Cynthia and Ron Helfman, 45.37%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday morning – Longest Day. Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: William Noltee and Marion LaVigne, 60.83%; (tie) Gene Nawotniak and Richard McGowan, Betsy and Richard Heuer, 55.83%; east-west, A: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 67.08%; Judith Babat and Hannah Weinberg, 55.42%; B: Sandra Morrison and Celia Linder, 48.75%; C: Joan Nigrelli and Gini Sicignano, 46.67%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday afternoon – Longest day. Howell. A: Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 60.58%; Meg Klamp and Joan Rose, 58.33%; B/C: John Marvin and Paula Rosen, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Longest Day. Howell. A: Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 63.75%; Mike Ryan and Ten-Pao Lee, 62.92%; B: (tie) Linda Burroughsford and Bob Padgug, John and Martha Welte, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-lifemasters. North-south, A: Sandra Scheff and Beverly Isenberg, 61.93%; Jim McClure and Pat Kilbury, 54.73%; B/C: Susan Levy and Marcia Wright, 53.60%; east-west, A: Marilyn Shuman and Joyce Greenspan, 64.58%; Ron Helfman and Stew Brenner, 57.77%; Jim and Gloria Brown, 57.58%; B/C: Helen Reilly and Peggy Mergenhagen, 55.49%; Sandra Silverberg and Gail Pitterman, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Claire Gareleck and Jeanne Gladysz, 56.85%; Judy Padgug and Gene Finton, 56.25%; east-west, A: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 62.50%; B/C: Larry Soong and Ten-Pao Lee, 58.33%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B/C: John and Martha Welte, 60%; Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 55%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 66.47%; B: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 64.08%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 61.27%; C: William Noltee and Joel Brownstein, 47.28%; east-west, A/B: Tish Schiffman and Sue May, 62.58%; C: Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 51.79%.        Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Bert Hargesheimer and Henry Chudy, 63.43%; Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 62.50%; B: Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Jeff Bender, 51.85%; C: Jan O'Mara and Edith Knaszak, 46.76%; east-west, A/B/C: Sandi England and Tom Koralewski, 61.57%; John and Martha Welte, 55.79%; Ten-Pao Lee and Penny Shui, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Fred Yellen and Judy Padgug, 64.58%; C: Fran Kurtz and Sue Neubecker, 56.02%; east-west, A: Jay Levy and Jay Costello, 67.13%; B/C: Teresa Fraas and Cathy Majewski, 53.47%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 61.61%; B: Claire Gareleck and Ten-Pao Lee, 58.93%; C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 58.33%; east-west, A/B: Cathy Majewski and Elaine Universal, 58.33%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 57.44%; C: John and Martha Welte, 53.27%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Sandi England, 66.37%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Carolyn Siracuse, 65.46%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 59.54%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Meg Klamp and Jerry Geiger, 61.90%; B: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Eleanor Whelan, 59.52%; C: Rita Sofia and Carolyn Siracuse, 54.17%; east-west, A: Fred Yellen and David Millward, 61.01%; B: John Ziemer and Harry Cheung, 56.25%; C: Dorothy May and Ken Meier, 55.06%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Vincent and Mike Taeger, 67.1%; Dorothy May and Art Morth, 54.6%; east-west, Alicia Kolipinski and Al Dickman, 67.1%; Marilyn Sims and Paul Morgante, 52.9%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Saleh Fetouh and David Hemmer, 70.37%; Jeff Bender and Gabe Tannenbaum, 56.67%; Jean Rosenthal and Elaine Moon, 52.59%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 51.48%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Kathy Fenn and Elve Johnston, 64.81%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 64.06%; Pat Lanighan and Nancy Kent, 59.38%; James and Paula Jones, 57.41%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Individual game. Carol Hairston, 63.90%; Vivian Harris, 58.33%; Doanne Jackson, 55.57%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 65%; Bill Rich and Alicia Kolipinski, 52%; east-west, Jim Tao and Marian Morber, 60%; Mike Brown and Ron Fill, 59%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 70%; Marvin Feuerstein and Herb Falk, 60%; east-west, Marian Roecker and Mary Ann Urbanski, 64%; Mary Banks and Toni Gartner, 53%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Priscilla Bretschger and Sallie Steele, 63.2%; Vera Arrison and Gretchen Crego, 53.5%; east-west, Jeannette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 56.7%; (tie) Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, Charles Banta and Sandy Recoon, 53.3%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Rita Sofia and Dona Tepas, 64%; Judy Thielman and Pat O’Brien, 60%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Pat and Mike Weber, 56.5%; Mary Veitch and Edna Fill, 51%; Marie Lanza and Lou Lombardi, 48.2%.

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