Thursday, October 29, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 31

Unit-rated games with extra points will be offered Friday, Nov. 6, at 10:30 a.m. at the Bridge Center of Buffalo, offering lunch with Jim Gullo, and at 11 a.m. at the Airport Bridge Club.
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The Bridge Center of Buffalo will hold its annual meeting and pot luck event Sunday, Nov. 1. Meeting starts at 1 p.m., followed by a pairs game at 1:30 p.m.
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The Airport Bridge Club has scheduled extra-point sessions at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 11, Veterans Day, with lunch included at 1 p.m.
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        Buffalo Spooktacular Regional Tournament – Oct. 20 to Oct. 25, Adam’s Mark Hotel. Leading local master point winners:
Saleh Fetouh, 46.13 (20th).
Jay Levy, 45.51 (21st).
Ten-Pao Lee, 40.96 (22nd).
Gaurang Sheth, 31.97 (31st).
Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 31.61 (tied for 33rd).
Bud Seidenberg, 28.84 (36th).
Chris Urbanek, 27.06 (42nd).
Dian Petrov, 25.33 (43rd).
Linda Burroughsford, 24.43 (48th).
Fred Yellen, 23.47 (49th).
Dorothy May, 21.43 (52nd).
Davis Heussler, 21.27 (53rd).
Judy Padgug, 21.10 (54th).
Joe Rooney, 21.08 (55th).
Penny Shui, 20.46 (58th).
John Ziemer, 20.32 (59th).
Kathy Pollock, 20.27 (60th).
John and Martha Welte, 19.42 (tied for 63rd).
Mike Ryan, 18.30 (68th).
Peter Shui, 17.97 (71st).
Christy Kellogg, 17.90 (72nd).
Carol Bedell, 17.28 (75th).
Bob Kaprove, 17.17 (78th).
Ken Meier, 16.55 (79th).
Judy Kaprove, 16.45 (80th).
Ron Henrikson, 16.41 (81st).
Stan Kozlowski, 16.21 (82nd).
Marietta Kalman, 15.95 (85th).
David Colligan, 15.28 (tied for 86th).
Tom Koralewski, 15.23 (88th).
Elaine Kurasiewicz, 14.44 (94th).
Jim Gullo, 14.33 (95th).
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly schedules unit-sponsored games. They include:
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 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
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 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. 19 to Oct. 25
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A/B: Bob Smith and Ron Henrikson, 57%; C: Dorothy May and Mary Terrana, 55%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Howell. John and Martha Welte, 60.42%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 60.42%; Chongmin Zhang and Penny Shui, 57.29%; Rich Cramer-Benjamin and Jim Gullo, 56.25%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 59.38%;  Joanne LaFay and Barb Booi, 57.29%; James Downing and David Floyd, 52.08%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Pat Rasmus, 73.34%; B: Ted Kahn and Florence Boyd, 60%; C: Ken Meier and Gay Simpson, 52.91%; east-west, A: Bud  Seidenberg and Judy Padgug, 61.79%; B: Gene Finton and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 53.21%; C: Tova Reinhorn and Marietta Kalman, 46.79%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – (Oct. 17) Howell. Edith Moran and Anne Clancy, 58.80%, Paul Capen and Carol Neuhaus, 53.70%; (tie) James and Paula Jones, Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 53.13%. 
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Team Game. Jean Rosenthal, Paul Capen and Paula and James Jones; Miriam Regnet, Elve Johnston, Gwilym Brick and Dan Blatz.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – (Oct. 24) Howell. Kathy Fenn and Elve Johnston, 59%; Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 57%; Edith Moran and Anne Clancy, 53%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Vivian and Pearl Harris, 75%; Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 66%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Marion Morber and Jim Tao, 61%; Bill and Jo Rich, 59%; east-west, Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 60%; Alicia Kolipinski and Joanne Zavarella, 55%. 
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 62%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 54%; east-west, Mike Brown and Ron Fill, 60%; Joe Day and Dave Stroud, 57%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Sukhanand and Sudha Jain, 62.5%; Pris Bretschger and Ruth Lansing, 49.2%; east-west, Evie Miller and Emily Wettlaufer, 64.6%; Sandy Recoon and Bill Hambridge, 56.3%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Ellen Lochead and Bill Rogers, 65%; Marge and Bob McMillen, 58%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Margaret Rivard and Joanne Zavarella, 61.2%; (tie) Evelyn Vitello and Edna Fill, Mike Brown and Ron Fill, 59.6%. 

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