Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 24

The Buffalo Spooktacular Regional Tournament continues today, Saturday, Oct. 24, with games at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St. in downtown Buffalo, and concludes with Swiss teams at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 25. For info, click this link.
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The Airport Bridge Club offers extra points at all of its games next week, Monday, Oct. 26, to Saturday, Oct. 31. A new Saturday starting time of 11 a.m. begins next weekend. The club also will hold its annual Halloween celebration Saturday.

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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, 1 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 22, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Annual meeting and game, Sunday, Dec. 6, Rescue Fire Hall, North Tonawanda. Lunch at 11:30 a.m., meeting at 12:15 p.m., game follows.
Club-hosted unit games, Wednesday, Dec. 16, 9:30 a.m. at Bridge Club of East Aurora, 10:30 a.m. at Bridge Center of Buffalo, 11 a.m.at Airport Bridge Club.
Club-hosted unit games, Saturday, Dec. 19, noon at Airport Bridge Club, noon at Bridge Center of Buffalo, 1 p.m. at Lockport Duplicate.
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Tournament calendar
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 – Holiday Inn, 6001 Rockside Blvd., Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016. For info, click this link.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont. 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 – Holiday Inn, 6001 Rockside Blvd., Independence, Ohio. 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 – Holiday Inn, 411 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. 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. 18, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 23, 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 http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
Email danderson@buffnews.com ordahotwings@aol.com. 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 month. 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 Oct. 12 to Oct. 18
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A/B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Nadine Stein, 65.39%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – Howell. A/B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Sharon Chang, 53%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – One winner. A/B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 67.95%; C: Paul and Terry Ganley, 49.68%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A/B: Ron Henrikson and Joyce Greenspan, 66.90%; Tom Koralewski and Bill Boardman, 59.50%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – One winner. A: Jerry Geiger and Sandi England, 66.67%; B: (tie) Linda Vassallo and Walt Olszewski, Liz Clark and John Ziemer, 58.85%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 46.88%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – ACBL Instant Matchpoint Game. North-south, A: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 58%; B: Selina Volpatti and Dale Anderson, 55%; C: Eva Schmidt and Ron Henrikson, 53.36%; east-west, A: Jerry Geiger and Tom Koralewski, 56.36%; B/C: Alicia Kolipinski and Marilyn Sultz, 51.56%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: (tie) Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, Alan Greer and Judy Kaprove, 60.90%; C: Paula Salamone and Alice Bragg, 55.71%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99ers. Howell. A/B: Elizabeth Defeo and Phyllis Stasiowski, 61.67%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Howell. A/B/C: Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Mohan Prabhu,  60.59%; Bill Rushmore and Art Morth,  59.56%; Chris Urbanek and Penny Shui, 57.11%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 59.82%; David Whitt and Sharon Wilcox, 55.06%; east-west, A/B/C: Jini and John Rubinstein, 60.42%; Jeffrey Oshlag and Marilyn Wortzman, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Elaine Universal and Teresa Fraas, 58.33%; Christy Kellogg and John Lyth, 57.74%; east-west, A: Stan Kozlowski and Jerry Geiger, 57.74%; Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 57.74%; B/C: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Usha Khurana, 50.60%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 64.33%; James and Karen Stephenson, 62.84%; Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 60.16%; east-west, A: Andrei Reinhorn and Agi Maisel, 61.90%; B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 56.93%; Jim and Gloria Brown, 56.21%; Amita Arora and Rajat Basu, 54.85%; C: John Meindl and Pat Lanighan, 49.36%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Fran Kurtz and Pat Burns, 58.10%; Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 56.48%; Buxees Singh and Claire Gareleck, 54.63%; C: Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Sushil Amlani, 49.77%; east-west, A/B: Penny and Peter Shui, 61.57%; C: John and Martha Welte, 58.33%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Stan Kozlowski, 60.19%; B/C: Ed Drozen and Fran Kurtz, 56.60%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 61.11%; B/C: Betty Metz and Tova Reinhorn, 52.78%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Donna Steffan and Jay Costello, 60.37%; B: Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 60%; C: Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 59.26%; John and Martha Welte, 58.52%; Mike Ryan and Ten-Pao Lee, 54.44%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Bob Lederhouse and Phil Kintner, 61.57%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 59.72%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 57.87%; Joyce Kindt and Carolyn Siracuse, 52.78%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Claire Gareleck and Donna Steffan, 60.32%; B: Dick Czarnecki and Helen Panza, 48.94%; C: John Lewis and Bernie Czarnecki, 43.12%; east-west, A: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Carol Bedell, 59.52%; B: Davis Heussler and Tom Koralewski, 56.25%; C: John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 47.62%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Joyce Kindt and Jan O’Mara, 57.8%; Chuck Heimerl and Ron Fill, 54.3%; east-west, Sandy Marcussen and Anne O’Connor, 66.2%; Mike Brown and Vince Taeger, 53.9%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 62.04%; John Lewis and Roy Crocker, 59.61%; James and Paula Jones, 58.33%; Madhav and Beena Deshmukh, 56.94%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. (Tie) Alice Bragg and Diana Brown, Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 61.58%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Jill and Bruce Brown, 59%; Bill Rich and Mike Mesirov, 56%; B. J. McMath and Pat Truell, 60%; Chuck Heimerl and Alicia Kolipinski, 59%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 67%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 61%; east-west, Mike Brown and Ron Fill, 63%; Marv Feuerstein and Celine Murray, 61%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Joan Mack and Dick Munschauer, 65%; Vera Arrison and Gretchen Crego, 61.9%; east-west, David and Teddy Speser, 71.3%; Bill Hambridge and Sandy Recoon, 63.8%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Bill Adolf and Stan Kozlowski, 57%; Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, 52%.
College Club Duplicate – Bonnie Botsford and Delight Dann, 71.53%; Clare Schultz and Nancy Thomas, 61.11%; Char Caprino and Betty Loucks, 56.25%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, (tie) Pat and Mike Weber, Mike Brown and Ron Fill, 68.1%; Idamae Klipfet and Bob Rivard, 47.5%; east-west, Lynda Pettit and Kay Brinkman, 58.3%; Paul Morgante and Ellen Errigo, 56.2%. 

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