Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 10

The Airport Bridge Club will celebrate Columbus Day with games at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, with lunch included at no extra cost. The club also will host the ACBL-wide Instant Matchpoint game at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 16, with no extra charge.
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Bridge Club Meridian will award extra points at its weekly game at 10:30 a.m. Monday.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo will hold a 99er game for novices at noon Monday, following a mini-lesson at 11:30 a.m.
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly schedules unit-sponsored games. They include:
Club-hosted unit game, 11 a.m., Friday, Nov. 6, 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. Today, 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 reached a career total of 1,900 master points last week. 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. 28 to Oct. 4
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning –
North-south, A: John Ziemer and Barbara Libby, 67.92%; Jerry Geiger and Bill Boardman, 59.17%; B: Dale Anderson and Barbara Sadkin, 49.58%; C: Barbara Multerer and Art Schumacher, 44.58%; east-west, A: Chuck Schorr and Paula Kotowski, 56.67%; B/C: Nelson Torre and Gerry Hooley, 53.33%; Joyce Greenspan and Brian Block, 51.67%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Allen Beroza and Vince Pesce, 56.94%; B/C: Ruth Wurster and Christine Malarkey, 56.48%; east-west, A: Wilson McClaren and Nancy Kessler, 65.28%; B: Dorothy May and Mary Terrana, 57.87%; C: Jacqueline and Sharon Chang, 51.39%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Bill Boardman and Paula Kotowski, 66.67%; Jerry Geiger and Ruth Kozower, 53.33%; B: Mike Silverman and Tom Koralewski, 50.42%; C: Jan Hasselback and Francine Donahue, 49.58%; east-west, A: Tom Fraas and Paula Salamone, 66.25%; Liz Clark and Allen Beroza, 55.83%; B/C: Ann and Joe Williams, 49.17%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B: John Kirsits and Ken Meier, 55.21%; Eva Schmidt and Sandi England, 54.23%; C: Fenton Harrison and Florence Boyd, 51.89%; east-west, A: Tom Fraas and Judi Marshall, 54.96%; B: Mike Silverman and Helen Panza, 54.71%; C: Art Schumacher and Ron Henrikson, 53.42%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A/B: Ken Meier and Sandi England, 65.10%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Cynthia Helfman, 59.38%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Rashid Khan and Vera Carpenter, 69.80%; Gladys and Ken Hardcastle, 54.17%; B: Cleveland Fleming and Paula Salamone, 53.13%; C: Judy and Bob Kaprove, 47.40%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – North-south, A: Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 57.74%; B: (tie) Penny Shui and Jeff Bender, Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Davis Heussler and Jim Gullo, 61.90%; C: Gary Schmitt and Gaurang Sheth, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 59.68%; David Whitt and Sharon Wilcox, 57.93%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 55.85%; Jim McClure and Susan Levy, 55.23%; Sandra Scheff and Beverly Isenberg, 54.19%; east-west, A/B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 64.91%; C: Marcia Wright and Ginger Maiman, 62.86%; Carol Roth and Nancy Torrell, 59.32%; Marilyn Shuman and Sue May, 56.27%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, 67.36%; Jay Levy and Linda Burroughsford, 64.81%; B: Jim Gullo and Joyce Meskill, 56.94%; C: Pat Lakeman and Mary Terrana, 44.91%; east-west, A: Stan Kozlowski and David Millward, 59.72%; B/C: Betty Metz and Andrei Reinhorn, 55.79%; Cathy Majewski and Pat Rasmus, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Elizabeth Defeo and Tish Schiffman, 62.50%; Natalie Abramson and Marjorie Plumb, 55.95%; Gene Nawotniak and Chip Kean, 55.65%; Rajat Basu and Ted Kahn, 54.76%; C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 68.45%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 58.04%; C: John Meindl and Pat Lanighan, 51.49%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 62.50%; David Hemmer and Bob Sommerstein, 55.32%; B: Fran Kurtz and Ten-Pao Lee, 53.24%; C: Jan O’Mara and Edith Knaszak, 50.46%; east-west, A/B/C: John and Martha Welte, 64.12%; Cathy Majewski and Penny Shui, 57.18%; Walt Olszewski and John Marvin, 56.48%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Jo Nasoff-Finton and Gene Finton, 56.94%; Jay Levy and Elaine Universal, 56.71%; C: Tova Reinhorn and Betty Metz, 52.55%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Chris Urbanek, 56.48%; B: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 54.86%; Harry Cheung and Jim Tao, 54.17%; C: Ginny Panaro and John Lyth, 52.31%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B/C: John and Martha Welte, 58.54%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 63.89%; Ken Meier and Sandi England, 60.42%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 53.47%; (tie) Bob and Joan Ciszak, Maureen Cancilla and Maryann Martin, 52.78%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 62.15%; B: Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 53.38%; C: John Lewis and Bernie Czarnecki, 49.76%; east-west, A: Sandi England and Tom Koralewski, 59.06%; B: Sharon and Jacqueline Chang, 56.29%; C: Adrian Figliotti and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 49.88%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Gabe Tannenbaum and Jeff Bender, 61.8%; Carolyn Siracuse and Henry Chudy, 53.6%; east-west, Bob Lederhouse and Paul Zittel, 55.4%; Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 53.3%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Judie Bailey and Bob Lederhouse, 59.29%; James and Paula Jones, 54.60%; John Lewis and Roy Crocker, 54.34%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 53.67%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Dale Schlyer and Roy Crocker, 61.46%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 57.29%; Dave and Jane Larcom, 53.13%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 63.75%; Vivian and Pearl Harris, 50.65%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 66%; Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 62%; east-west, Terry and Bram Hamovitch, 63%; Carol Neuhaus and Martin Schaus, 62%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 61%; Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 58%; east-west, Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 59%; Carl Gebauer and Jeff Peters, 57%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Sudna and Sukanhand Jain, 54.5%; Vera Arrison and Gretchen Crego, 53.8%; east-west, David and Teddy Speser, 70.6%; Dick Munschauer and Dottie Potembski, 59.4%.
Clarence Senior Center – North-south (tie) Ellen Lochead and Bill Rogers, Dona Tepas and Stan Kozlowski, 58%; east-west, Judy Thielman and Pat O’Brien, 63%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Lou Lombardi and Esther Ferris, 66.9%; Pat and Mike Weber, 61.3%; Edna Fill and Evelyn Vitello, 51.3%; east-west, Paul Morgante and Ellen Errigo, 56.3%; Lynda Pettit and Kay Brinkman, 51.9%; Chrystal and Frank Bernard, 51.3%. 

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