Thursday, September 17, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Sept. 19

The Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament continues in Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., with pairs games at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. today, Saturday, Sept. 19, and Swiss teams at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 20. For info, click this link.
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The Airport Bridge Club and the Bridge Center of Buffalo offer extra points at all of their games next week, beginning Monday, Sept. 21. Lockport Duplicate awards extra points at its 1 p.m. game next Saturday, Sept. 26.
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly schedules unit-sponsored games. They include:
Club-hosted unit game, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, Airport Bridge Club.
Club-hosted unit game, 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 5, Airport Bridge Club.
Tribute to the Bridge Greats of Buffalo, time TBA, Sunday, Nov. 22, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Annual meeting and game, Sunday, Dec. 6, Rescue Fire Hall, North Tonawanda.
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Tournament calendar
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11. For info, click this link.
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., Amherst. 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., Amherst. 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., Amherst. 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 Office phone is (716) 849-4420.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson expects to reach a career total of 1,900 master points before end of September. 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 Sept. 7 to Sept. 13
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 70.04%; Paula Kotowski and Mike Silverman, 56.94%; B: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 56.28%; C: Howard and Laurie Foster, 50.93%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – Howell. A: Linda and Paul Zittel, 58.73%; B/C: Howard and Laurie Foster, 57.50%.

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: Marilyn Sultz and Florence Boyd, 58.07%; C: Mary Terrana and Pat Lakeman, 48.96%; east-west, A: Mike Silverman and Art Matthies, 60.19%; B: Nancy Kessler and Wilson McClaren, 57.18; C: Christine Malarkey and Ruth Wurster, 46.76%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Mike Silverman and Martin Pieterse, 61.70%; B/C: Nancy Kessler and Judy Kaprove, 54.17%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 65.13%; B: Walt Olszewski and Linda Vassallo, 64.43%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Dale Anderson, 46.73%; east-west, A: Tom Fraas and Judi Marshall, 63.27%; Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 58.63%; B: Florence Boyd and Brian Block, 52.68%; C: Wilson McClaren and Martin Pieterse, 48.36%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – One winner. A: Carolyn Siracuse and Liz Clark, 55.45%; Jerry Geiger and Tom Koralewski, 53.57%; John Kirsits and Allen Beroza, 52.89%; B/C: Alicia Kolipinski and Ron Henrikson, 51.92%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 70.83%; B: Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 63.19%; David Millward and Jean Macdonald, 62.50%; C: Bill Boardman and Ron Henrikson, 53.47%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Chip Kean and Marcia Wright, 60.80%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 60.23%; Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 57.58%; C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 57.01%; Jim McClure and Dick McGowan, 56.06%; east-west, A/B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 59.66%; C: Joel Brownstein and Sol Messinger, 58.14%; Tish Schiffman and John Marvin, 54.36%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Meg Klamp and Judi Marshall, 65.48%; B: Claire Gareleck and Cathy Majewski, 56.25%; David Millward and Jean Macdonald, 55.36%; C: Carol Bedell and Sharon Wilcox, 44.35%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 63.10%; Jay Levy and Donna Steffan, 61.31%; B: Tova Reinhorn and Sue Neubecker, 53.57%; C: Ron and Cynthia Helfman, 45.83%. 
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Rao Perala and Janie Polk, 63.99%; Gene Nawotniak and Chip Kean, 62.20%; east-west, A/B: Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 66.07%; C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 60.12%; Dick McGowan and Joyce Greenspan, 55.36%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 65.05%; Art Morth and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 55.32%; B/C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 54.40%; Howard Foster and Michael Ryan, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Gene Finton and Kamil Bishara, 59.72%; Cathy Majewski and Ten-Pao Lee, 56.94%; Davis Heussler and Fred Yellen, 56.25%; C: Bob Sommerstein and Larry Abate, 44.68%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Fred Yellen and Jim Gullo, 65.18%; Judy Padgug and Berta Brown, 59.52%; C: Rajat Basu and Sharon Chang, 50.30%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and Kathy Pollock, 65.48%; Stan Kozlowski and Chris Urbanek, 58.93%; B/C: Adrian Figliotti and Dede Kluckhohn, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Stan Kozlowski and Chris Urbanek, 65.10%; B: Ten-Pao Lee and Fred Yellen, 58.33%; C: Nancy Wolstoncroft and Inge Gallant, 57.81%; Carol Bedell and Tova Reinhorn, 57.30%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – (Three-way tie) Bob Lederhouse and Jane Larcom, Bill Feasley and Paul Zittel, Pat Haynes and Terrence Camp 55.56%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 52.78%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: David Millward and Jean Macdonald, 66.82%; B: Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 54.21%; Tova Reinhorn and Marietta Kalman, 53.82%; east-west, A: John and Martha Welte, 64.51%; Donna Steffan and Jim Gullo, 52.53%; B: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Sue Neubecker, 48.36%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Carolyn Siracuse and Henry Chudy, 60.7%; Bill Rich and Gene Nawotniak, 57.1%; east-west, Janet Frisch and Frank Schlehr, 55%; Jack Cukierman and Paul Morgante, 51.4%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – James and Paula Jones, 64.58%; Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 59.90%; Jean Rosenthal and Paul Capen, 58.33%; John Lewis and Roy Crocker, 56.94%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – North-south, Joyce Frayer and Mary Bell, 58.33%; James and Paula Jones, 55.83%; Edith Moran and Anne Clancy, 54.17%; east-west, (tie) Miriam Regnet and Dian Petrov, Kathy Fenn and Roy Crocker, 59.17%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 49.58%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Pamela Murphy and Denise Slattery, 71.88%; David Mathis and Shirley Thompson, 53.13%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 57%; John Gartner and Carl Gebauer, 52%; east-west, Jeff Peters and Karen Synor, 57%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 53%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Sudha and Sukanhand Jain, 63.8%; Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 60%; east-west, David and Teddy Speser, 56.9%; Evie Miller and Emily Wettlaufer, 53.1%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. (Three-way tie) Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, Elaine Wegrzyn and Pat O’Brien, Bill Adolf and Jan Roalsvig, 52%.
College Club Duplicate – Howell. Mary Akman and Dorinne Ebel, 61.67%; Betty Loucks and Clare Schultz, 60%; Diane Liddell and Marilyn Wall, 58.89%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 65.3%; Ron Fill and Mike Brown, 55.8%; east-west, Idamae Klipfel and Bob Rivard, 58.4%; (tie) Lynda Pettit and Kay Brinkman, 57.8%; Paul Morgante and Ellen Errigo, 57.8%.

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