Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Aug. 8

Unit 116 hosts an Eight Is Enough Swiss team game at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, in the Airport Bridge Club. For info, call Elaine Kurasiewicz at 695-0828 or Liz Clark at 652-0256.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo offers NAP qualifier games with extra points Tuesday, Aug. 11, to next Saturday, Aug. 15. A new open game debuts at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, with a free lesson at 6:45. The game at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 14, features lunch with Jim Gullo.
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       The Airport Bridge Club awards triple points, half red points, at all of its games during the coming week. Games start at noon this Saturday, Aug. 8, and Monday, Aug. 10, through next Saturday, Aug. 15.   
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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 July 27 to Aug. 2
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

       Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – North-south, A: Harry Cheung and John Ziemer, 60.58%; B: Ron Henrikson and Paula Salamone, 55.08%; C: Gene Nowatniak and Art Matthies, 44.92%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Barbara Libby, 63.33%; B: Mike Silverman and Michael Kozower, 62.42%; C: (tie) Dede Kluckhohn and Lois Tatelman, Nancy Littenberg and Jean Macdonald, 44.25%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 70.54%; B: Ken Meier and Martin Pieterse, 55.65%; C: (tie) Joyce Greenspan and Eva Schmidt, Judy Kaprove and Ruth Kozower, 41.67%; east-west: A: Liz Clark and Judi Marshall, 55.36%; B: Mike Silverman and Art Matthies, 54.76%; C: Christine Malarkey and Ross Markello, 53.87%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday afternoon – Howell. A: Judi Marshall and John Ziemer, 65.85%; B/C: Eva Schmidt and Joyce Greenspan, 60.12%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday afternoon – One winner. A: Jerry Geiger and David Millward, 64.42%; B: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 57.69%; C: (tie) Ruth Kozower and Ed Drozen, Paula Kotowski and Bill Boardman, 50.64%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday afternoon – Howell. A/B: Ken Meier and Sandi England, 77.31%; C: Judy Kaprove and Nadine Stein, 54.63%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A/B: (tie) Ron Henrikson and Dorothy May, Dale Anderson and Celine Murray, 55%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 64.02%; Sandra Scheff and Beverly Isenberg, 59.66%; Jim McClure and Richard McGowan, 57.39%;  Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 55.49%; C: Christine Grant and Mickey Martin 48.48%; east-west,  A: Janie Polk and Elizabeth Young, 59.47%; Jim and Gloria Brown, 57.5%8: B/C: Jeffrey Oshlag and Marilyn Wortzman, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Bob Padgug and Christy Kellogg, 59.26%; David Hemmer and Saleh Fetouh, 57.18%; Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, 55.32%; B: Tova Reinhorn and Anne Watkins, 46.06%; C: Helen Panza and Fran Kurtz, 44.44%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Ten-Pao Lee, 62.50%; Bill Rushmore and Joan Rose, 59.95%; B/C: Nadine Stein and Mike Mesirov, 56.48%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 57%; Saleh Fetouh and David Hemmer, 56%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Rajat Basu and Ted Kahn, 60.54%; Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 58.16%; C: William Noltee and Val Derenda, 47.62%; east-west, A/B/C: John Meindl and Pat Lanighan, 58.63%; Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 58.04%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 57.74%; Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 55.65%; Guy Puccio and Pat Rogers, 54.76%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B/C: Jan O'Mara and Edith Knaszak, 58.63%; Judie Bailey and Sandra Marcussen, 55.65%; east-west, A/B: Davis Heussler and Tom Koralewski, 61.90%; Meg Klamp and Joan Rose, 57.74%; C: Paul Morgante and Gabe Tannenbaum, 53.87%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. A/B: Dian Petrov and Judy Padgug, 65.55%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 61.06%; Chris Urbanek and Meg Klamp, 60.05%; Jim Gullo and Joyce Meskill, 56.20%; C: Fred Yellen and Davis Heussler, 54.38%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 68.98%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 59.15%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 65.1%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 58.3%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 57.3%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 53.65%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – Howell. Donna Steffan and Judy Graf, 62.18%; Jerry Geiger and Meg Klamp, Elaine Kurasiewicz and Andrei Reinhorn, 58.98%; Tova Reinhorn and Sue Neubecker, 56.73%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – (Tie) Walt Olszewski and Sushil Amlani, Saleh Fetouh and Dian Petrov, 61.11%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 59.21%; James and Paula Jones, 58.59%; Bob Lederhouse and Judie Bailey, 54.80%.
Other clubs
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 59%; Herb Falk and Marvin Feuerstein, 53%; east-west, Phyllis and Alan Vogt, 65%; Diane Forrest and Joanne Zavarella, 58%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, George Mayers and Dave Stroud, 57%; Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 55%; east-west, (tie) Carl Gebauer and Mariam Roecker, Tim Hartnett and David Young, 56%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Jeannette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 60.6%; Mary Blanchard and Harris Goldstein, 57.5%; Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 47.5%; east-west, Sandy Recoon and Bill Hambridge, 55.6%; Teddy and David Spenser, 54.4%; Ruth Axelrod and Nita Ferrell, 49.4%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Pat O’Brien and Judy Thielman, 59%; Bill Adolf and Stan Kozlowski, 56%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Ron Fill and Frank Belz, 56.4%; Pat and Mike Weber, 52.3%; Margaret Rivard and Joanne Zavarella, 51.2%; east-west, Kay Brinkman and Lynda Pettit, 63.4%; Paul Morgante and Ellen Errigo, 57.8%; Al and Phyllis Vogt, 51.2%.

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