Thursday, August 13, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Aug. 15

Games Monday to Friday at the Airport Bridge Club will begin at 11 a.m. again, starting next week. Saturday games continue to start at noon. To sign up for games at 1 p.m. Sunday, call 603-6943. All games at the club during the coming week will offer triple points.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo will host its annual Corn Fest at 4 p.m. Aug. 23, with dinner and a triple-point game. For information and to sign up, call 834-4222.
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly schedules unit-sponsored games. They include:
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 Aug. 3 to Aug. 9
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
       Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon –
North-south, A/B/C: Nancy Littenberg and Jean Macdonald, 58.75%; east-west, A: David Millward and Liz Clark, 65.83%; B: (tie) Bob Kaprove and Dorothy May, Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 50.42%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – North-south, A: Vince Pesce and John Ziemer, 66.67%; B: Linda Vassallo and Walt Olszewski, 54.17%; C: Judy Kaprove and Nadine Stein, 48.21%; east-west. A/B/C: Mary Terrana and Brian Block, 54.76%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday afternoon – Howell. A/B: Martin Pieterse and Walt Olszewski, 62.11%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday afternoon – North-south, A/B: Allen Beroza and John Kirsits, 62.83%; C: Richard McGowan and Joyce Greenspan, 50.42%; east-west, A/B/C: Davis Heussler and Tom Koralewski, 60.50%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday afternoon – North-south, A: Jim Madan and partner, 56.42%; B: Mike Silverman and Bob Kaprove, 55.33%; C: Barbara Sadkin and Eva Schmidt, 52.17%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Bill Boardman, 67.42%; B: Ron Henrikson and Dorothy May, 55.08%; C: Sharon Chang and Joyce Greenspan, 48.17%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 65.63%; B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 56.25%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Usha Khurana and Joe Miranda, 57.95%; B: Susan Levy and Marcia Wright, 56.06%; Elizabeth Young and Chip Kean, 55.68%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 54.36%; C: Christine Grant and Mickey Martin, 49.43%; east-west, A/B/C: Margaret Zhou and Sue May, 59.40%; Martha Quinn and Rose Bochiechio, 54.15%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Anne Watkins and Berta Brown, 55.95%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 59.82%; B/C: Larry Soong and Ten-Pao Lee, 57.14%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Victory Point Game. John and Martha Welte, 63 vps; Jim Gullo and Eugene Harvey, 57 vps.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Rajat Basu and Ted Kahn, 60.61%; B/C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 57.39%; Phyllis Wilkinson and Elsie Rogers, 57.01%; Christine and Don Grant, 56.06%; Judith Babat and Linda Milch, 54.36%; June Feuerstein and Marilyn Shuman, 54.17%; east-west, A: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 60.98%; Jim and Gloria Brown, 55.68%; B: Pat Rogers and Guy Puccio, 53.03%; C: John Meindl and Pat Lanighan, 50.76%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 63.89%; B: Judie Bailey and Sandy Marcussen, 50%; C: Gary Schmitt and John Lyth, 48.15%; east-west, A: Davis Heussler and Fred Yellen, 66.20%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 59.03%; Ten-Pao Lee and Linda Burroughsford, 54.40%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 63.69%; B/C: Kamil Bishara and Gene Finton, 60.42%; Dede Kluckhohn and Adrian Figliotti, 55.26%; east-west, A/B: Harry Cheung and Jim Tao, 55.86%; Mark Pascale and Stan Kozlowski, 55.46%; David Millward and Dian Petrov, 54.76%; Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 54.27%; C: Betty Metz and Tova Reinhorn, 45.54%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell.  A/B/C: John and Martha Welte, 59.26%; Chris Urbanek and Stan Kozlowski, 57.78%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Maureen Cancilla and Philip Kintner, 66.67%; (tie) Bob and Joan Ciszak, Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 53.33%; Sandi England and Tom Koralewski, 52.96%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Mike Ryan and Ten-Pao Lee, 57.14%; Jo Nasoff-Finton and Sue Neubecker, 53.28%; Dick and Bernie Czarnecki, 51.49%; east-west, Bob Padgug and Gene Finton, 68.94%; Donna Steffan and Jim Gullo, 60.32%; Tova Reinhorn and Dorothy Soong, 49.36%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Gene Nowatniak and Henry Chudy, 60.7%; Dorothy May and Ron Henrikson, 56.3%; east-west, Alicia Kolipinski and Jennifer Reynolds, 61.2%; Bob Lederhouse and Lance Pollock, 53.7%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – James and Paula Jones, 61.85%; Rao Perala and Mark Pascale, 60.68%; Barbara and John Scott, 58.59%; Judie Bailey and Bob Lederhouse, 56.65%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – (Aug. 1) Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 61.11%; Ted Kahn and Carol Neuhaus, 56.94%; Roy and Dennis Crocker, 53.47%; Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 50.69%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – (Aug. 8) Eva Posener and Dian Petrov, 57.87%; Paul Capen and Carol Neuhaus, 57.41%; Kathy Fenn and Elva Johnston, 56.02%; Pat Lanighan and Nancy Kent, 54.17%.
Unit 116 Sunday afternoon – Eight Is Enough Swiss Teams. A: Jerry Geiger, Tom Koralewski, John Ziemer and Vic Bergsten, 95 vps; B: (tie) Chuck Schorr, Paula Kotowski and Judy and Bob Kaprove; Barbara and John Scott, James and Paula Jones, 81 vps.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Carol Hairston and David Mathis, 68.75%; Alice Bragg and Doanne Jackson, 65.63%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Marvin Feuerstein and Herb Falk, 60%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 59%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 65%; Lilly Pleskow and Jim Tao, 59%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, John Gartner and Carl Gebauer, 60.4%; Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 59.9%; east-west, Marv Feuerstein and Anita Reuch, 58%; Mary Ann Urbanski and Marian Roecker, 51%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Harris Goldstein, 66.7%; Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 59.5%; east-west, Bill Hambridge and Sandy Recoon, 61.5%; (tie) Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, Ruth Axelrod and Nita Farrell, 44%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, 68%; Bill Adolf and Stan Kozlowski, 65%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Lou Lombardi and Esther Ferris, 65%; Phyllis and Al Vogt, 49.4%; east-west, Lynda Pettit and Gerry Dominski, 67.5%; Paul Morgante and Ellen Errigo, 63.2%.

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