Thursday, November 5, 2015

Duplicate Bridge: Nov. 7

The Niagara Falls Regional Tournament begins Tuesday, Nov. 10, in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Games are at 3 and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to next Saturday, Nov. 14, and at 10 a.m. (Swiss teams) on Sunday, Nov. 15. For info, click this link.
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    The Airport Bridge Club has Veterans Day pairs games with extra points at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, including lunch at 1 p.m. The club hosts a rare guided bidding session from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, for beginners, novices and kitchen bridge players. Call 603-6943. 
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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
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. 26 to Nov. 1
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning –
One winner. A: (tie) Mike Silverman and Martin Pieterse, Judi Marshall and Barbara Libby, 60.56%; B: Nadine Stein and Judy Kaprove, 58.23%; C: Usha Khurana and Ron Henrikson, 49.66%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Howell. Carl and Jan Hasselback, 66.35%; Wilson McClaren and Linda Vassallo, 58.98%; Ken Meier and Barbara Libby, 58.01%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Barbara Sadkin and Paula Kotowski, 56.67%; B: Mike Silverman and Martin Pieterse, 54.95%; C: Ron Henrikson and Mary Terrana, 52.94%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Allen Beroza and Vince Pesce, 61.61%; B: Eleanor Whelan and Sharon Wilcox, 53.87%; C: Judy Kaprove and David Donaldson, 51.49%; east-west, A: Mike Silverman and Helen Panza, 61.61%; John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 60.12%; B: Dale Anderson and Bill Regan, 48.53%; C: Janet Frisch and Nancy Torrell, 44.05%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: John Ziemer and Barbara Libby, 62.89%; B/C: Nadine Stein and Ron Henrikson, 60.29%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A/B: Dale Anderson and Celine Murray, 65.10%; C: Ross Markello and Bill Boardman, 55.73%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday evening – Martha and John Welte, 59.52%; Alex Kowal and Bert Hargesheimer, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B/C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 62.03%; John Marvin and Mark Tederous, 61.48%; Natalie Abramson and Richard McGowan, 61.41%; east-west, A/B/C: Lynn Witmer and Jeff Thier, 67.05%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 63.50%; Terry Camp and Pat Haynes, 60.31%; Jeffrey Oshlag and Marilyn Wortzman, 57.97%; Gail Pitterman and Penelope Shuman, 57.72%; Sandra Morrison and Judy Katz, 56.26%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Judy Padgug and Bud Seidenberg, 63.69%; B: Joanne Kelley and Berta Brown, 58.63%; C: Fran Kurtz and Nadine Stein, 46.43%; east-west, A/B: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 58.04%; Stan Kozlowski and Christy Kellogg, 58.04%; C: Jeanne Gladysz and Sue Neubecker, 48.21%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Gene Nawotniak and Chip Kean, 58.21%; Judy Zeckhauser and Judith Babat, 57.33%; C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 54.54%; east-west, A/B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 68.10%; Bill Rich and Lance Pollock, 61.42%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 60.39%; Laurie Foster and Violet Makhija, 56.06%; C: Ruth Nawotniak and Marilyn Wortzman, 50.36%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 63.39%; B: Claire Gareleck and Cathy Majewski, 50.89%; C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 50.60%; east-west, A: Saleh Fetouh and Dian Petrov, 69.35%; B: Gene Finton and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 58.93%; C: John and Martha Welte, 46.43%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 64.88%; B: Jim Gullo and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 55.65%; C: Carol Bedell and Sharon Wilcox, 46.43%; east-west, A: Saleh Fetouh and Chris Urbanek, 64.88%; B/C: Ginny Panaro and John Lyth, 57.14%; Larry Soong and Joan Rose, 56.55%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – A/B/C: Raj Puri and Rolene Pozarny, 61.86%; Saleh Fetouh and Liz Clark, 59.93%; Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 55.45%; Claire Gareleck and Cathy Majewski, 54.81%; Stan Kozlowski and Ten-Pao Lee, 54.49%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday afternoon – Membership Party. North-south, A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 62.41%; B: Andrei and Tova Reinhorn, 58.75%; Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, 56.54%; C: Gene and Ruth Nawotniak, 56.19%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 55.36%; Jo Nasoff-Finton and Gene Finton, 55.04%; Judy Padgug and Saleh Fetouh, 54.95%; east-west, A/B: Davis Heussler and Fred Yellen, 66.38%; Bill Rushmore and Kathy Pollock, 60.62%; C: Bob Sommerstein and Larry Abate, 59.84%; Jeffrey Oshlag and Marilyn Wortzman, 55.04%; Ten-Pao Lee and Gary Schmitt, 54.24%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Sandi England and Tom Koralewski, 62.16%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 57.87%; (tie) Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, James Downing and David Floyd, 56.83%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 49.17%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, John Lewis and Bernie Czarnecki, 55.42%; B: Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 52.08%; C: Carol Bedell and Marietta Kalman, 50.83%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and John Ziemer, 62.92%; B: Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 57.92%; C: Gene Finton and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 55.42%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Edna Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 56.3%; Carolyn Siracuse and Anne O’Connor, 54.2%; east-west, Al Dickman and Ron Henrikson, 66.7%; Jan O’Mara and Bill Rich, 64.6%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 59.26%; Dale Schlyer and Jean Rosenthal, 56.94%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 56.02%; Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 55.09%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Paula and James Jones, 67%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 58%; Ted Kahn and Edward Harman, 57%; Edith Moran and Anne Clancy, 56.50%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 56%.
Other clubs
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Vivian and Pearl Harris, 73%; Alice Bragg and Joanne Dandridge, 57.90%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Bill and Jo Rich, 64%; Dolores Shearer and Olga Lockwood, 59%; east-west, Lorey Repicci and Joe Day, 62%; Marion Morber and Jim Tao, 59%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Edna Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 62%; Joe Huber and Jeff Peters, 58%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 69%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 60%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 70%; Ruth Williams and Lil Ungerlieder, 56.7%; east-west, Joan Mack and Dick Munschauer, 62.2%; Bill Hambridge and Sandy Recoon, 57.2%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. (Tie) Jane and Paul Garvey, Bill Adolf and Stan Kozlowski, 56%; Ellen Lochead and Bill Rogers, 54%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Lou Lombardi and Esther Ferris, 60.7%; Margaret Rivard and Joanne Zavarella, 53.8%; east-west, Mike Brown and Paul Morgante, 57.5%; Bob Rivard and Idamae Klipfel, 54.4%. 

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