The Airport Bridge Club holds two double-point games on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., with a chicken barbecue.

The Airport Club also has double-point games at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, May 25; Tuesday, May 28; and Wednesday, May 29. Next week’s evening game will be at 7:15 p.m. Friday, May 31, with “chef creations.”

Club manager Bill Finkelstein celebrates his 56th birthday at a triple-point Party for the Players at 11 a.m. next Saturday, June 1.


Bridge Club Meridian holds an extra-point club championship game at 10:30 a.m. Memorial Day, Monday, May 27.


The Bridge Center of Buffalo has an extra-point game at noon today, 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.


Tournament calendar

Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Today, Saturday, May 25, and Sunday, May 26. 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.


Bridge club websites:

Click names for links.

Bridge Center of Buffalo.

Bridge Club Meridian.

Western New York Unit 116.


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.

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Duplicate scores

Week of May 13 to May 19

ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Club Championship Game. North-south, A: Eleanor Whelan and Liz Clark, 58.88%; B: Paula Kotowski and Carlton Stone, 50.85%; C: Alicia Kolipinski and Linda Wynes, 48.46%; east-west, A/B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 58.98%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 49.65%.

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Carlton Stone and Eleanor Whelan, 59.83%; B: Judy Kaprove and Ruth Kozower, 56.83%; C: Ed Drozen and Mary Davey Carr, 44.50%; east-west, A/B: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 58.70%; C: Barbara Sadkin and Ginny Panaro, 52.04%.

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. A/B: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 66.88%; C: Len and Nancy Knabelkamp, 58.13%.

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Club Championship Game. North-south, A: John Ziemer and Allen Beroza, 59.27%; B: Dave Donaldson and Mike Silverman, 53.77%; C: Pawan Matta and Barbara Sadkin, 46.55%; east-west, A: Paul Ganley and Mike Kisiel, 61.18%; B: Dorothy May and Christine Pesce, 52.93%; C: Jack and Linda Wynes, 52.85%.

Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Charity Club Championship Game. One Winner. A: Judi Marshall and Jim Mathis, 60.31%; Liz Clark and John Ziemer, 60.10%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 59.57%; Ruth Wurster and Ruth Hnath, 56.80%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 52.31%; Joe Rooney and Adrian Figliotti, 48.13%.

Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – One Winner. A: Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 65.70%; Judi Marshall and John Ziemer, 57.37%; B: Nadine Stein and Ruth Kozower, 56.41%; Eleanor Whelan and Carlton Stone, 55.77%; C: Hannah Weinberg and Sandra Rifkin, 42.31%; Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 39.74%.

Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Howell. A: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 59.96%; B: Ron Henrikson and Bill Boardman, 56.94%; Ruth Hnath and Ruth Jones, 53.19%; C: Fenton Harrison and Paula Salamone, 48.38%.

Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Unit Championship Swiss Teams. A: Nancy Wolstoncroft, Adrian Figliotti, Selina Volpatti, Mike Silverman, 90 VPs; C: Chuck Schorr, Florence Notto, Barbara Pieterse, Martin Pieterse, 80 VPs.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99er game. North-south, A: James and Karen Stephenson, 64.73%; B/C: Terry Smith and Chris Ludwig, 60.88%; Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 54.62%; east-west, A: Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 64.25%; B/C: Phyllis Stasiowski and Henry Borkowski, 52.96%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 67.42%; Jacqueline Hanley and Joanne Zavarella, 57.01%; Carol Roth and Ann Torrell, 55.87%; C: Lilly Pleskow and Roberta Landberg, 49.43%; east-west, A/B: Ginger Maiman and Marjorie Plumb, 64.39%; Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 60.98%; Gail Pitterman and Elizabeth Neuner, 60.61%; C: Judy Reich and Celia Linder, 56.06%; Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 55.49%; Barb Abelson and Joyce Siegel, 54.73%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Donna Steffan and Judy Padgug, 58.93%; B/C: Ed Drozen and Helen Panza, 56.55%; east-west, A/B/C: Art Matthies and Chip Kean, 61.31%; Joan Rose and Meg Klamp, 60.42%; Judy Graf and Jim Gullo, 58.33%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. Meg Klamp and John Bielinski, 55%; Bill Rushmore and Joan Rose, 54%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Jacqueline Hanley and Elaine Zeve, 61.21%; B: Natalie Abramson and Paula Rosen, 54.90%; Joe Miranda and Usha Khurana, 54.85%; Elizabeth Neuner and Tish Schiffman, 54.35%; east-west, A/B: Susan Levy and Beverly Isenberg, 72.46%; Violet Makhija and Laurie Foster, 59.28%; Dorothy and Larry Soong, 57.30%; Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 55.70%; C: Helen “Mickey” Martin and Christine Grant, 45.43%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Nancy Wolstoncroft and Linda Burroughsford, 64.35%; Howard Foster and Michael Ryan, 64.06%; Pat Rasmus and Bert Hargesheimer, 55.21%; C: Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Art Morth and Art Matthies, 62.73%; Walt Olszewski and Ken Meier, 62.04%; Kamil Bishara and Dian Petrov, 58.80%; Meg Klamp and Gene Finton, 56.25%; C: Gabriel Tannenbaum and Gaurang Sheth, 45.14%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Rita Sierocinski and Rita Sofia, 58.63%; Meg Klamp and Chris Urbanek, 56.55%; east-west, A/B/C: Walt Olszewski and Jeanne Gladysz, 64.88%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 56.55%; Helen Panza and Dorothy May, 55.95%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 62.50%; B/C: Janet Frisch and Bob Olin, 59.90%; Joyce Kindt and John Marvin, 57.30%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday afternoon – Mentor Appreciation Party. North-south, A: Anne Watkins and Rita Sofia, 62.88%; John Toy and Meg Klamp, 62.31%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 57.77%; Judy and Bob Padgug, 56.82%; Jill and Powhatan Wooldridge, 56.63%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 50.95%; C: Elizabeth Neuner and Elizabeth Young, 50.76%; east-west, A: Pat Rasmus and Cathy Majewski, 66.34%; B: Penny and Peter Shui, 59.61%; Bob Olin and Betty Metz, 58.49%; Elaine Universal and Teresa Fraas, 58.14%; C: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 52.70%.

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 58.33%; Maureen Cancilla and Donna Moran, 57.3%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 55.21%; Joanne LaFay and Lillian Gotshall, 54.17%; Glen and Pat Schmarder, 50.46%.

Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – Jo and Gene Finton, 59.90%; Judy Padgug and Stan Kozlowski, 57.30%; Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 56.25%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Carol Bedell, 54.17%.

Bridge Club Meridian Monday evening – Unit 116 Barometer Pairs. A: Chongmin Zhang and Joanne Kelley, 64.58%; Meg Klamp and Judy Graf, 63.37%; B: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 57.61%; Linda and Paul Zittel, 54.32%.

Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Mike Taeger and Art Morth, 55.8%; Carolyn Siracuse and Anne O’Connor, 55.7%; east-west, Lance Pollock and Vince Taeger, 68.1%; Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 56.3%.

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 74%; B: Walt Olszewski and Mark Pascale, 57%; C: Jean Rosenthal and Marge Schomers, 46%.

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 60%; B: Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 56%; C: Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 55%.

Other clubs

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 60%; Bill and Jo Rich, 57%; east-west, Eileen Bisantz and Nancy Hoffman, 54%; (tie) Ross Markello and Bruce Burr, Lorey Repici and Joe Day, 53%.

Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 66%; Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 50%; east-west, Ross Markello and Dave Stroud, 58%; (tie) Bruce and Jill Brown, Marv Feuerstein and Sam Grossman, 55%.

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Mary Blanchard and Fritzi Schmitt, 60%; Dee Schaeffer and Lil Ungerleider, 55.5%; east-west, Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 64.1%; Eric & Ruth Lansing, 62.9%.

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Ann Goodyear and Judy Thielman, 75%; Bill Adolf and Stan Kozlowski, 56%.

Friday Dupliclub – Howell. Peter and Jennifer Reynolds, 75%; Paul and Judy Collyer, 61%; Frank and Christel Bernard, 51%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 61.4%; Pat and Mike Weber, 56%; east-west, Paul Morgante and Esther Ferris, 64.4%; Mike Brown and Trudy Manaher, 53%.