The Airport Bridge Club will host a unit championship Swiss team game with free pizza at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 19. Call 836-7016 to sign up. The club offers double-point pairs games at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 21; Thursday, May 23; Friday, May 24; and next Saturday, May 25. This week’s evening game is at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, with “chef creations” by Judy Kaprove.
The Bridge Center of Buffalo has a mentor appreciation party and game at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 19, and extra-point games at noon Tuesday, May 21; 10:30 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 22; 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 24; and noon next Saturday, May 25.
Unit 116 has posted its schedule of unit games and special games for 2013. They include:
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Thursday evening, June 6, Bridge Center of Buffalo. Strawberry Social Unit game: Saturday afternoon, June 22, Lockport Dale Center.
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Saturday noon, July 13, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Annual picnic: Sunday afternoon, July 14, Hamburg fairgrounds.
Annual meeting and game: Sunday, Dec. 8, Main-Transit Fire Hall.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Monday, May 21, to Sunday, May 27. For info, click this link.
District 5 Summer STaC – Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16. The Airport Bridge Club will hold two daytime sessions every day at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. throughout STaC Week, with STaC Swiss teams at 11 a.m. on Sunday, June 16. The club also will hold evening STaC pairs games at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, and Friday, June 14.
Buffalo Summer Regional – Holiday Inn, 100 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island. Tuesday, June 25, to Sunday, June 30. For info, click this link.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, July 22, to Sunday, July 28. For info, click this link.
Buffalo NLM Sectional – Non-life masters. Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst. Friday, Aug. 16, to Sunday, Aug. 18. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 27, to Sunday, Sept. 29. For info, click this link.
Niagara Falls, Ont., Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 5, to Sunday, Nov. 10. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter STaC – Monday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 15.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall. Friday, Jan. 3, to Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. For info, click this link.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 15, to Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. For info, click this link.
St. Catharines Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre
327 Ontario Street St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 7, to Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall. Friday, April 4, to Sunday, April 6, 2014.
Toronto Easter Regional – Doubletree By Hilton Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, April 15, to Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Buffalo Spooktacular Regional – Venue TBA, Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.
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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson hit 1,500 master points on Presidents Day. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
Week of May 5 to May 12
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning - North-south, A/B: June Feuerstein and
Dale Anderson, 59.23%; C: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 56.25%; east-west,
A: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Jim Mathis, 61.01%; B: Art Matthies and Mike
Silverman, 53.57%; C: Ross Markello and Bruce Burr, 51.49%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday evening - Howell. A/B: David and Dordy
Donaldson, 61.11%; Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 56.35%; C: Carl and Jan Hasselback,
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning - North-south, A: Mike Kisiel and Bob
Linn, 62.55%; B:Eleanor Whelan and Chuck Schorr, 54.53%; C: Joe Rooney and
Ron Henrikson, 48.77%; east-west, A/B: Larry Soong and Dorothy May,
62.50%; C: Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 52.32%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning - ACBL-wide International Fund Game
#2. North-south, A: Linda Vassallo and Wilson McClaren, 68.45%; B: Paul
Ganley and Mike Kisiel, 52.38%; C: Barbara Sadkin and June Feuerstein, 49.40%;
east-west, A: Harry Cheung and John Ziemer, 66.67%; B: Ron Henrikson and
Paula Salamone, 54.17%; C: Jack and Linda Wynes, 50.60%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning - North-south, A: Allen Beroza and
Jerry Geiger, 64.32%; B: Eleanor Whelan and Adrian Figliotti, 61.46%; C:
Dianne Bloom and Dale Anderson, 45.83%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Vince
Pesce, 61.34%; B: John Kirsits and Ken Meier, 54.40%; C: Bruce Burr and Ross
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning - Club Championship. North-south, A:
Judi Marshall and John Ziemer, 57.03%; B: Paula Kotowski and Barbara
Pieterse, 56.65%; C: Dorothy Soong and Carol Bedell, 48.30%; east-west, A/B: Ken
Meier and John Kirsits, 63.69%; C: Joe Rooney and Dave Donaldson, 47.28%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning - Club Championship. Howell. A: Carol
Hairston and Cleveland Fleming, 55.36%; Chuck Heimerl and Mike Kisiel,
54.17%; B: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 52.38%; C: Shirley Cassety and
Ross Markello, 51.79%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning - Club Championship Swiss Teams. A: Bob
Linn, Mike Ryan, John Ziemer, Allen Beroza, 68 VPs; B/C: Alex Miller, Thom
Burnett, Miri Salamone-Burnett, Paula Salamone, 66 VPs.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon - Club Championship Swiss Teams. A:
Manju Ceylony, Shakeel Ahmad, Eleanor Whelan, Liz Clark, 72 VPs; B/C:
Gaurang Sheth, Ron Henrikson, Cleveland Fleming, Carol Hairston, 69 VPs.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon - Non-life masters. North-south,
A/B: Richard McGowan and Natalie Abramson, 61.17%; Rose Bochiechio and Roslyn
Berkovitz, 59.85%; Jacqueline Hanley and Joanne Zavarella, 57.58%; Chip
Kean and Elizabeth Young, 57.39%; C: Elaine Zeve and Judy Zeckhauser, 44.51%;
east-west, A/B: Elizabeth Beishline and Lois Tippett, 71.21%; C: Rivona
Ehrenreich and Judith Babat, 55.87%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning - North-south, A: Jay Levy
and Donna Steffan, 57.74%; B/C: Rita Sofia and Rita Sierocinski, 57.14%; Judy
Padgug and Meg Klamp, 56.25%; east-west, A: Fred Yellen and Bud
Seidenberg, 61.31%; B/C: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Sue Neubecker, 56.25%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening - Howell. A: Chris Urbanek and
Joan Rose, 58.45%; B: Diane Bielinski and Kathy Pollock, 54.52%; C: John
Bielinski and Claire Gareleck, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon - 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B:
Joan Smith and Fran Witnauer, 64.24%; Agi Maisel and Carla Press, 55.92%;
Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 55.27%; C: Mary Blanchard and Liz
Schulman, 47.73%; east-west, A/B/C: Jeff Their and Lynn Witmer, 58.75%; Jo Finton
and Helen Martin, 55.78%; Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 54.21%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening - North-south, A: Nancy
Wolstoncroft and Art Morth, 65.05%; B: Michael Mesirov and Gene Finton, 57.41%;
Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 56.25%; Bob Olin and Carolyn Siracuse, 55.79%;
C: Steve Rashkin and Steve Shanley, 41.90%; east-west, A: Penny Shui and
Gaurang Sheth, 59.03%; B: Gary Schmitt and Peter Shui, 58.80%; Judy Graf
and Fred Yellen, 57.41%; Dian Petrov and Kamil Bishara, 55.56%; C: Henry
Chudy and Peter Patterson, 52.31%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning - North-south, A/B/C: Gene
Finton and Bob Padgug, 60.42%; Jim Gullo and Fred Yellen, 56.25%; east-west,
A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 64.12%; Joan Rose and Judy Graf, 60.42%;
B: Harry Cheung and Kathy Pollock, 56.02%; C: Gary Schmitt and Walt
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon - Howell. A: Meg Klamp and Betty
Bronstein, 61.11%; John Toy and Bud Seidenberg, 58.89%; B: Michael Ryan
and Judy Graf, 54.07%; C: Cathy Majewski and Joyce Kindt, 53.33%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning - North-south, A: Enid Sweet
and Ann Battaglia, 61.01%; B: Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 56.55%; C:
Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 49.7%; east-west, A: Dan Clark and Dave
Larcom, 63.1%; B: Beverly Mallon and Denise Tait, 55.06%; C: Bob Lederhouse and
Jane Larcom, 52.08%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning - North-south, A/B: Harry Meyers and
Dick Czarnecki, 59.64%; Bob Andersen and Fran Kurtz, 57.83%; C: Usha Khurana
and Joe Miranda, 49%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen,
59.99%; B/C: Betty Metz and Carol Bedell, 55.4%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday evening - IMP game. Dan Blatz and Gwilym
Brick, 39 IMPs; Alex Kowal and Christy Kellogg, 16 IMPs.
Delaware Wednesday evening - North-south, Alicia Kolipinski and Al
Dickman, 62.1%; Mary and Anne O’Connor, 54.7%; east-west, Jennifer and Lillian
Reynolds, 59.2%; Paul Morgante and Art Morth, 53.7%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening - Howell. A: Miriam Regnet and Elve
Johnston, 64%; B: Jean Rosenthal and Marilyn White, 58%; C: Violet and
Jasbeer Makhija, 50%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon - Howell. A: Elve Johnston and
Kathryn Fenn, 61%; B: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 57%; C: Mercedes Reinbolt and
Rita Haley, 51%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon - North-south, Raj Puri and Herb
Falk, 59%; Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 56%; east-west, Diane Forrest and
Joanne Zavarella, 59%; Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 56%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning - North-south, Chuck Heimerl and
Marian Morber, 55%; Marv Feuerstein and Jeff Peters, 54%; east-west, Shirley
Cassety and Sam Grossman, 70%; Herb Falk and Raj Puri, 58%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday - North-south, Ruth Jones and Emily
Wettlaufer, 77.5%; Ruth Killeen and Howard Strauss, 55%; east-west, Mary
Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 60.4%; Eric and Ruth Lansing, 60%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday - Howell. Elaine Wegrzyn and Jan Roalsvig,
64%; Helen and Bill Westley, 56%.
College Club Duplicate - Howell. Cleo Alexander and Dorothy Medler,
61.11%; Clare Schultz and Nancy Thomas, 59.72%; Bonnie Botsford and Delight Dann,
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday - North-south, John and Linda
Wolf, 58.3%; Pat and Mike Weber, 57.5%; east-west, Kay and Rich Brinkman,
63.9%; Sue Strasser and Ron Fill, 56%.