Thursday, August 20, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Aug. 22

The Bridge Center of Buffalo offers extra-point charity games Monday, Aug. 24, to next Saturday, Aug. 29, and lunch with Jim Gullo at the 10:30 a.m. game Friday, Aug. 28. The club also hosts its annual Corn Fest at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, with dinner and a triple-point game. For information and to sign up, call 834-4222.
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The Airport Bridge Club awards triple points, half red, at its games at 11 a.m. Monday to Friday and at noon today, Saturday, Aug. 22, and next Saturday.
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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. 10 to Aug. 16
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
       Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – Howell. Eva Schmidt and Paula Salamone, 60.12%; Mike Silverman and Chuck Schorr, 53.57%; Barbara Sadkin and Bill Boardman, 51.79%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – Howell. A/B: Judy Kaprove and Ruth Kozower, 58.44%; Ross Markello and Ruth Wurster, 56       .79%; C: Ron Henrikson and Christine Malarkey, 55.56%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday afternoon – Howell. Eva Schmidt and Bill Boardman, 59.52%; (tie) Ruth Kozower and Bob Linn, Judy Kaprove and Chuck Schorr, 57.14%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday afternoon – One winner. A: Allen Beroza and Jerry Geiger, 64.42%; B/C: Carl and Jan Hasselback, 57.69%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday afternoon – Howell. A/B: Mike Silverman and Bill Boardman, 63.02%; C: Judy Kaprove and Nadine Stein, 56.25%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Alan Greer and partner, 67.36%; B: Bill Boardman and Sandi England, 55.56%; C: Paula Salamone and Celine Murray, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99ers. North-south, A/B/C: Janice Sufrin and Marion LaVigne, 60%; Elizabeth Defeo and Phyllis Stasiowski, 54.44%; east-west, A: Karen and James Stephenson, 62.51%; B/C: Burt Freiman and Janice Johnson, 58.33%.  
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Howell. A/B: Bill Rushmore and Eugene Harvey, 67.50%; Christy Kellogg and Claire Gareleck, 65.00%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 59.58%; C: John and Martha Welte, 50.83%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Terrence Camp and Pat Haynes, 65.18%; Gene Nawotniak and Pat Kilbury, 60.71%; east-west, A/B/C: Gail Pitterman and Howard Wilinsky, 58.93%; Sandra Morrison and Judy Reich, 58.63%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Jay Levy and Donna Steffan, 61.01%; Joan Rose and Judy Padgug, 57.74%; Chris Urbanek and Paula Rosen, 55.65%; B: Claire Gareleck and Nadine Stein, 53.87%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 65.48%; Judy Graf and Joanne Kelley, 60.42%; B: Sue Neubecker and Tova Reinhorn, 53.57%.  
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, Francine and Louis Pfohl, 59.44%; A/B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 58.78%; Elizabeth Young and Ann Coughlin, 55.25%; Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 55.18%; east-west, A/B/C: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 63.76%; Margaret Zhou and Sue May, 56.42%; Anne O'Connor and Ginny Panaro, 54.67%; Rose Bochiechio and Judith Bailey, 54.29%.  
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B/C: Jan O'Mara and Edith Knaszak, 58.10%; east-west, A/B: Chongmin Zhang and Wufeng Luo, 63.54%; Gene Finton and Kamil Bishara, 56.51%; C: Paul Piciulo and Sean Bennett, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 57.44%; B: Fred Yellen and Jim Gullo, 56.85%; C: Tova Reinhorn and Anne Watkins, 55.95%; east-west, A/B: Donna Steffan and Bob Padgug, 58.63%; Jay Levy and Davis Heussler, 55.06%; C: Cathy Majewski and Elaine Universal, 51.79%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 65%; Chris Urbanek and Meg Klamp, 63%; B: Pat Burns and Claire Gareleck, 57%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Sandi England and Rob Hessel, 63.43%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 59.72%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 56.02%; Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 54.17%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Bob Andersen and Anne Watkins, 58.93%; Jerry Geiger and Sue Neubecker, 58.04%; B: Bernie Czarnecki and John Lewis, 49.70%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 55.65%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 52.68%; B: Ruth Wurster and Florence Boyd, 49.11%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Ron Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 60.1%; Joyce Kindt and Jan O’Mara, 54.9%; east-west, Lillian and Jennifer Reynolds, 62.8%; Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Jeff Bender, 57.5%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Joyce Kindt and Eugene Giorgini, 57.18%; Sushil Amlani and  Madhav Deshmukh, 56.25%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 55.79%;  Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 54.63%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Bob Lederhouse and Connie Swick, 63.42%; Dian Petrov and Dave Larcom, 57.64%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 57.18%;  Kathy Fenn and Elve Johnston, 54.17%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Garnet Wallace and Cleveland Fleming, 64.69%; Pamela Murphy and Marcia Turley, 56.50%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, George Mayers and Peg Gorham, 59%; Marian Morber and Chuck Heimerl, 57%; east-west, B. J. McMath and Pat Truell, 60%; Ross Markello and Nonnie Coovert, 57%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 56%; Sam Grossman and Chuck Heimerl, 55%; east-west, Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 64%; Mike Brown and Ron Fill 63%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Harris Goldstein, 60.8%; Lil Ungerleider and Ruth Williams, 53.3%; east-west, Bill Hambridge and Sandy Recoon, 67.7%; David and Teddy Speser, 60.4%.
College Club Duplicate – Howell. Char Caprino and John Rex, 75%; Betty Loucks and Clare Schultz, 65.97%; Mary Akman and Dorinne Ebel, 55.56%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Elaine Wegrzyn and Elsie Rodgers, 60%; Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, 55%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 57.3%; Edna Fill and Evelyn Vitello, 53.4%; east-west, Paul Morgante and Ellen Errigo, 58.4%; Idamae Klipfel and Bob Rivard, 55.6%.

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