Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Nov. 28

The Bridge Center of Buffalo and the Airport Bridge Club take part in the ACBL-wide charity game at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30. Booklets with hand analysis will be available. At the Airport Club, experienced players who volunteer to pair with a beginner play for free.
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The Airport Bridge Club has extra-point games at 11 a.m. all week and offers double sessions at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. during the Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) Monday, Dec. 7, to Saturday, Dec. 12. Silver points will be awarded for play at local ACBL-sanctioned clubs during STaC Week.
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Ticket deadline is Tuesday for the Unit 116 annual meeting and game Sunday, Dec. 6 in Rescue Fire Hall, 1241 Strad Ave., North Tonawanda. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m. and the meeting is at 12:15 p.m. The game follows.
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Western New York Unit 116 regularly schedules unit-sponsored games. They include:
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
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.
Gatlinburg Regional – Gatlinburg Convention Center, Gatlinburg, Tenn. Monday, April 11, 2016, to Sunday, April 17, 2016. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Embassy Suites, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016. For info, click this link.
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.
Pittsburgh Labor Day Regional – Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh Airport, 1111 Airport Blvd., Pittsburgh, Pa. Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 5, 2016.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St. 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.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, to Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
St. Catharines Sectional – Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, April 11, 2017, to Sunday, April 16, 2017.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Friday, April 21, 2017, to Sunday, April 23, 2017.
Upstate New York Regional – Rochester. Monday, May 1, 2017, to Sunday, May 7, 2017.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 23, 2017, to Monday, May 29, 2017.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 12, 2017, to Sunday, June 18, 2017.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, to Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, to Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, to Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.
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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 Nov. 16 to Nov. 22
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning –
Howell. A: Liz Clark and Barbara Libby, 59.26%; B: John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 58.33%; C: Joe Rooney and Bob Kaprove, 53.63%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Judi Marshall, 62.20%; B: Paula Kotowski and John Kirsits, 59.23%; C: Usha Khurana and Ron Henrikson, 43.75%; east-west, A: Mike Silverman and Art Matthies, 61.31%; B: Ed Drozen and Florence Boyd, 53.57%; C: Nancy Kessler and Pawan Matta, 51.49%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 58.33%; B/C: Ruth Wurster and Joyce Greenspan, 56.94%; Michael Kozower and Jan Hasselback, 53.47%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Linda Vassallo and Walt Olszewski, 56.61%; B/C: Florence Boyd and Fenton Harrison, 53.70%; east-west, Mike Ryan and Jerry Geiger, 65.77%; Tom Koralewski and Dale Anderson, 63.69%; B: Gaurang Sheth and Sandi England, 56.55%; C: Sharon Chang and Ron Henrikson, 37.80%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A/B. Joe Rooney and Bob Kaprove, 60.71%; Barbara Sadkin and Eva Schmidt, 58.33%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Howell. A: Alan Greer and partner, 61.81%; Ron Henrikson and Cleveland Fleming, 59.72%; B: Ross Markello and Shirley Cassety, 52.08%; C: Paula Salamone and Dale Anderson, 51.39%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 58.75%; B: Eugene Harvey and Cathy Majewski, 56.25%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 58.14%; Jim McClure and Joe Miranda, 55.11%; Francine and Louis Pfohl, 55.11%; Elizabeth Defeo and Phyllis Stasiowski, 54.73%; Gene and Ruth Nawotniak, 54.36%; east-west, A: Jim and Gloria Brown, 61.17%; B/C: Gail Pitterman and Penelope Shuman, 58.71%; Dordy Donaldson and Suzie Weathers, 57.95%; Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 55.49%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A/B: Anne Watkins and Fran Kurtz, 66.25%; Donna Steffan and Judy Padgug, 59.17%; Jim Gullo and Judy Graf, 54.58%; Linda Burroughsford and Jeanne Gladysz, 56.25%: C: Larry Soong and Andrei Reinhorn, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Laurie Foster and Violet Makhija, 60.78%; C: Mary Blanchard and Jeffrey Oshlag, 59.01%; Natalie Abramson and Marjorie Plumb, 54.92%; Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 54.48%; east-west, A: Jim and Gloria Brown, 64.17%; B/C: Penelope Shuman and Sol Messinger, 60.77%; Elizabeth Defeo and Phyllis Stasiowski, 56.21%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – Howell. A: Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 60.74%; B/C: (tie) John and Martha Welte, Bob Sommerstein and Larry Abate, 57.41%; Penny and Peter Shui, 56.67%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 56.48%; Stan Kozlowski and Judy Padgug, 55.32%; Davis Heussler and Chris Urbanek, 54.40%; B/C: Andrei Reinhorn and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 52.55%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 63.66%; B/C: Tom Koralewski and Linda Burroughsford, 56.71%; Carol Bedell and Dorothy Soong, 54.63%; Ginny Panaro and Barbara Libby, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Howard and Joan Rose, 60.42%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 56.25%; Stan Kozlowski and Sue Neubecker, 55.21%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 55.21%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday afternoon – Unit 116 Legends of Bridge. A: Jim Gullo and Chip Kean, 67.99%; B/C: Davis Heussler and David Colligan, 64.02%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Howell. Sandi England and Tom Koralewski, 75%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 54.17%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 53.70%; Pepe Justicia-Linde and Maureen Cancilla, 49.07%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, A: Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 64.29%; B:  Anne Watkins and Bernie Czarnecki, 52.68%; C: Beverly Dale and Nancy Acara, 49.70%; east-west, A: Pat Burns and Sue Neubecker, 57.14%; B: Usha Khurana and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 53.70%; C: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 52.12%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Nancy Acara and Edna Fill, 63.6%; (tie) Dorothy May and Carolyn Siracuse, Al Dickman and Chuck Heimerl, 56.6%; east-west, Bob Lederhouse and Lance  Pollock, 55.5%; Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 50%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 59.72%; (tie) Gene Giorgini and Walt Olszewski, Barbara and John Scott, 58.33%; Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 51.39%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Dian Petrov and Robert Atlas, 58.95%; Edith Moran and Anne Clancy, 58.60%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 57.10%; Joyce Frayer and Mary Ball, 54.21%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Shirley Thompson and Joanne Dandridge, 62.50%; (tie) Alice Bragg and Jewell Marshall, Diana Brown and Edward Harris, 54.17%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 67%; Joe Huber and Chuck Heimerl, 51%; east-west, Carol Neuhaus and Martin Schaus, 56%; Lorey Repicci and Joe Day, 54%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, (tie) Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 62%; east-west, Carol Newhaus and Paul Ziebarth, 59%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 58%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 60.1%; Priscilla Bretschger and Joan Mack, 56.3%; east-west, Nita Ferrell and Ruth Lansing, 56.9%; Carmen Caruana and Cis Snitzer, 54.4%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Ellen Lochead and Bill Rogers, 59%; east-west, Jane and Paul Garvey, 57%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Howell. Evelyn Vitello and Edna Fill, 59.6%; Joanne Biondo and Julie Albert, 58%; Mary Veitch and Frank Belz, 57.2%. 

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