Thursday, October 1, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 3

A series of evening classes for beginners and experienced players with bad habits, “Learn Bridge the Right Way in 10 Weeks,” begins Tuesday, Oct. 6, at the Airport Bridge Club. For details, call 603-6943.  
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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. Next 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. 20 to Sept. 27
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning –
North-south, A/B/C: Barbara Sadkin and Judy Kaprove, 56.40%; east-west, A/B: Nancy Kessler and John Kirsits, 59.02%; C: Nadine Stein and Cynthia Helfman, 52.53%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Vince Pesce and Chuck Schorr, 60.46%; John Ziemer and Jerry Geiger, 59.06%; B/C: Jan Hasselback and Don Grant, 52.93%; east-west, A: Barbara Libby and Allen Beroza, 60.89%; Liz Clark and Judi Marshall, 56.21%; B: Ross Markello and Bruce Burr, 53.27%; C: Tom and Teresa Fraas, 52.38%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Home-style pairs. Christine Malarkey and Ron Henrikson, 2.5 wins; (tie) Paula Salamone and Bill Boardman, Dale Anderson and Celine Murray, 1.5 wins.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Howell. Ruth Kozower and Ed Drozen, 61.54%; Christine and Don Grant, 58.33%; Judy and Bob Kaprove, 55.77%.       
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A: Tom Fraas and Jerry Geiger, 63.75%; B/C: Judy Kaprove and Nadine Stein, 51.25%; east-west, A: Mike Kisiel and Paul Ganley, 55.42%; B: Brian Block and Paula Salamone, 51.67%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Alicia Kolipinski, 50.83%.
        Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Shirley Cassety and Ross Markello, 63.10%; B: Rolene Pozarny and Bill Boardman, 54.76%; Cleveland Fleming and Sandra Graczyk, 52.38%; C: Christine Malarkey and Ron Henrikson, 47.62%.
        Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Howell. A: Bill Rushmore and Joan Rose, 60.12%; Meg Klamp and Claire Gareleck, 57.14%; B/C: Stan Green and James Fisher, 51.19%.
        Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Chip Kean and Pat Kilbury, 56.23%; Denise Mattingly and Joe Miranda, 54.27%; B/C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 53.75%; east-west, A/B: Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 61.09%; C: Mickey Martin and Christine Grant, 56.92%; Carol Roth and Nancy Torrell, 55.80%.
        Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. Tom Koralewski and Linda Burroughsford, 62.96%.
        Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Gene Nawotniak and Chip Kean, 68.41%; B: Jim McClure and Judy Zeckhauser, 60.23%; C: Elizabeth Hemenway and Anne Astmann, 57.50%; Joyce Greenspan and Dick McGowan, 55.23%; east-west, A/B: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 59.55%; C: Elaine Zeve and Janie Polk, 57.73%; Elizabeth Defeo and Tish Schiffman, 57.27%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 57.05%; Phyllis Wilkinson and Ginny Panaro, 54.09%.
        Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B/C: Peter Shui and Gary Schmitt, 57.14%; Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 55.06%; east-west, A: Davis Heussler and Fred Yellen, 61.01%; B/C: Ten-Pao Lee and Penny Shui, 54.76%.
        Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – Howell. Adrian Figliotti and Dede Kluckhohn, 67.31%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 62.20%; Judy Graf and Elaine Universal, 60.26%; Judy Padgug and Fred Yellen, 56.73%; Jim Gullo and Joyce Meskill, 54.49%.
        Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 68.89%; Sharon and Jacqueline Chang, 66.59%; John and Martha Welte, 62.70%; Ten-Pao Lee and Stan Kozlowski, 59.81%.
        Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 57.87%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 56.48%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 54.63%; James Downing and David Floyd, 53.24%.
        Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – Howell. Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 59.38%; Teresa Fraas and Elaine Universal, 58.33%; Meg Klamp and Judy Graf, 55.21%; Gene Finton and Linda Burroughsford, 54.17%.
        Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Carolyn Siracuse and Anne O’Connor, 56.3%; Edna Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 54.4%; east-west, Al Dickman and Frank Schlehr, 58.8%; Jan O’Mara and Bill Rich, 55.2%.
        Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Ron Henrikson and Carolyn Siracuse, 68.23%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 59.38%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 58.33%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 53.70%.
        Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 60.12%; Edith Moran and Anne Clancy, 57.14%; Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 54.76%; Nancy Kent and Pat Lanighan, 50%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Diana Brown and Alice Bragg, 62.50%; Carol Hairston and Joanne Dandridge, 55%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Herb Falk and Marv Feuerstein, 69%; Bill and Jo Rich, 59%; east-west, Carol Neuhaus and Martin Schaus, 59%; Diane Forrest and Joanne Zavarella, 57%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Cindy Darone and Elaine LaVigne, 65%; Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 63%; east-west, Marv Feuerstein and Jeff Peters, 67%; Mary Banks and Marge Gamble, 57%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 70%; Vera Arrison and Gretchen Crego, 45%; east-west, Evie Miller and Emmy Wettlaufer, 68.3%; Joan Mack and Dick Munschauer, 53.3%.
        Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Kathy Borcik and Bill Westley, 68%; Marge and Bob McMillen, 51%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Lou Lombardi and Esther Ferris, 71.9%; Sue Riccio and Ann Drapo, 54.2%; Ron Fill and Mike Brown, 51.1%. 

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