Thursday, September 3, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Sept. 5

Bridge Club Meridian will have a Labor Day special extra-point game at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 7.
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The Airport Bridge Club will hold extra-point games at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday, lunch included. The club also will have extra point games at noon today, Saturday, Sept. 5, and at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, to next Saturday, Sept. 12.
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The Lockport Duplicate Club will have double-point games at 1 p.m. this Saturday and next Saturday.
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The Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament takes place Friday, Sept. 18, to Sunday, Sept. 20, in the Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. For info, click this link.
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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
Erie Sectional – Erie Bridge Center, 1221 Grant St., Erie, Pa. Next Saturday, Sept. 12, and Sunday, Sept. 13. 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., 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 or 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 Aug. 24 to Aug. 30
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
       Airport Bridge Club Monday morning –
Howell. A: Paula Salamone and Art Matthies, 72.50%; B: Nancy Kessler and John Kirsits, 64.17%; C: Jean Macdonald and Nancy Littenberg, 51.67%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Howell. A/B: Nancy Kessler and Ross Markello, 65.07%; (tie) Chuck Schorr and Vince Pesce, Dorothy May and Bill Boardman, 57.37%; C: Christine Malarkey and Ron Henrikson, 50.64%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Bill Boardman and Ken Meier, 64.92%; C: June Feuerstein and Mary Terrana, 48%; east-west, A/B: Vince Pesce and Allen Beroza, 73.25%; Dale Anderson and Celine Murray, 54.50%; C: Gay Simpson and Art Matthies, 45.08%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Howell. A/B: Walt Olszewski and Linda Vassallo, 63.14%; C: Fenton Harrison and Florence Boyd, 50.96%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A: Barbara Libby and Jerry Geiger, 58.33%; B: Eleanor Whelan and Ruth Wurster, 54.17%; C: Usha Khurana and Ron Henrikson, 51.49%; east-west, A: Ken Meier and John Ziemer, 57.14%; B: Dale Anderson and Celine Murray, 55.95%; C: Carl and Jan Hasselback, 49.40%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. Jerry Geiger and Tom Koralewski, 65%; Art Matthies and Bill Boardman, 63%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – North-south, A: Jim Gullo and Judy Padgug, 56.85%; Dan Gerstman and Claire Gareleck, 56.55%; Mark Pascale and Paul Morgante, 56.25%; C: Judie Bailey and James Jacobi, 44.64%; east-west, A: Jeff Bender and Penny Shui, 63.39%; Sharon Benz and Chris Urbanek, 56.55%; Davis Heussler and Fred Yellen, 55.06%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Gene Nawotniak and Dick McGowan, 58.64%; Jim McClure and Judy Zeckhauser, 58.36%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 56.92%; C: Christine Grant and Mickey Martin, 56.40%; Rao Perala and Usha Khurana, 55.47%; east-west, A/B/C: Marcia Wright and Ginger Maiman, 56.66%; Ruth Nawotniak and Larry Abate, 55.01%; Elizabeth Young and Janie Polk, 54.97%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 63.33%; B/C: Claire Gareleck and Betty Metz, 58.52%; Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 54.44%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Brian Block and Michael Kozower, 64.77%; Laurie Foster and Violet Makhija, 58.52%; Paula Rosen and Jim McClure, 57.77%; Rajat Basu and Ted Kahn, 57.20%; C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 48.11%; east-west, A/B: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 61.74%; Larry and Dorothy Soong, 60.80%; C: James and Karen Stephenson, 52.08%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 59.95%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 56.71%; B/C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 55.32%; east-west, A/B: John Marvin and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 65.05%; Penny Shui and Fred Yellen, 64.12%; Bob Padgug and Chris Urbanek, 54.63%; C: John and Martha Welte, 45.60%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell.  A: Jay Levy and David Millward, 62.96%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 61.11%; Chris Urbanek and Joan Rose, 57.41%; B/C: Rao Perala and Jim Tao, 53.70%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell.  Rajat Basu and Sharon Chang, 61.81%; Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 58.33%; Davis Heussler and Linda Burroughsford, 55.56%.  
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – David Floyd and James Downing, 64.43%; Darcy Young and Michael Apa, 58.33%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 57.41%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 55.09%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Meg Klamp, John Lewis and Bernie Czarnecki, 57.44%; B: Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 52.98%; east-west, A: Davis Heussler and Gene Finton, 60.58%; Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 55.56%; C: Adrian Figliotti and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 49.47%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Frank Schlehr and Art Morth, 62.3%; Edna Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 55.4%; east-west, Pam and Lance Pollock, 64%; Gabe Tannenbaum and Jack Cukierman, 56.8%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 62.36%; Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 58.57%; east-west, Mohan Prabhu and Mark Pascale, 62.75%; Sushil Amlani and Walt Olszewski, 52.25%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 62.04%; Jim Madan and Mark Pascale, 61.57%; Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 57.41%; Kathy Fenn and Elve Johnston, 56.48%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Jewel Marshall and Marcia Turley, 75.69%; Pearl and Vivian Harris, 57.31%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, George Mayers and Peg Gorham, 57%; Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 56%; east-west, Elaine Rubenstein and Kokila G. Chheda, 60%; Herb Falk and Marvin Feuerstein, 58%.  
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 60%; Carol Neuhaus and Paul Ziebarth, 57%; east-west, Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 56%; Tim Hartnett and David Young, 54%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, (tie) Sudna and Sukanhand Jain, Dick Munschauer and Ted Driscoll, 53.1%; Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 50.7%; east-west, Esther Greene and Ruth Lansing, 64.4%; David and Teddy Speser, 55%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Pat O'Brien and Judy Thielman, 60%; Bill Rodgers and Wilson McClaren, 59%.

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