The Airport Bridge Club holds a triple-point Swiss teams game at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 16. Register by calling 603-6943. The club also has triple-point games at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 17, and next Saturday, Dec. 22, and double-point games the rest of the week.
The Bridge Center of Buffalo has holiday parties at its Wednesday morning, Dec. 20, and Thursday, Dec. 21, games, plus a special Italian Christmas lunch with Jim Gullo on Friday, Dec. 22.
Congratulations to John Ziemer, who won the most silver master points in District 5 in last week’s Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) with 26.52. Runner-up was Bud Seidenberg with 23.88.
Other local point leaders included Liz Clark (16.49, 9th), Judi Marshall (13.44, 18th), Harry Cheung (12.63, 19th), Allen Beroza (11.69, 24th), Bob Andersen (11.67, 25th), Mike Silverman (11.57, 26th), Carlton Stone (11.53, 27th), Jay Costello (11.33, 29th).
2013 Tournament calendar
* Cleveland Rock ‘N Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 16, to Sunday, Jan. 20. For info, click this link: http://web2.acbl.org/tournaments/Ads/2013/01/1301025.pdf
* Buffalo Winter Sectional – Friday, Jan. 25, to Sunday, Jan. 27. For info, click this link:
* St. Catharines, Ont., Sectional – Friday, Feb. 1, to Sunday, Feb. 3.
* Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 26, to Sunday, March 31.
* Buffalo Spring Sectional – Friday, April 19, to Sunday, April 21.
* Cleveland All-American Regional – Monday, May 21, to Sunday, May 27.
* District 5 Summer STaC – Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16.
* Buffalo Summer Regional – Tuesday, June 25, to Sunday, June 30.
* Syracuse Regional – Monday, July 22, to Sunday, July 28.
* Buffalo Fall Sectional – Friday, Sept. 27, to Sunday, Sept. 29.
* Niagara Falls, Ont., Regional – Tuesday, Nov. 5, to Sunday, Nov. 10.
* District 5 Winter STaC – Monday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 15.
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Western New York Unit 116: http://www.unit116.com/index.html
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.
A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson just surpassed 1,400 master points. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master and other bridge adventures at http://dalebridge.blogspot.com/
Week of Dec. 3 to Dec. 9
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A/B: Bob Andersen and John Ziemer, 63.75%; Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 60.63%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – North-south, A/B: (tie) Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, Paul Ganley and Mike Kisiel, 52.25%; east-west, A/B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 54.42%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: Carlton Stone and Wilson McClaren, 67.82%; B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Ginny Panaro, 54.21%; east-west, A/B: Allen Beroza and John Ziemer, 61.95%; C: Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 42.35%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon – North-south, A: Barbara Libby and Jim Mathis, 68.43%; B: John Ziemer and Allen Beroza, 58.98%; C: Linda Wynes and Jan Hasselback, 48.43%%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and Liz Clark, 69.30%; B: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 60.83%; C: Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 47.39%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Bob Linn and Jerry Geiger, 60.33%; B: Eleanor Whelan and Harry Cheung, 56.83%; east-west, A: Judi Marshall and John Ziemer, 64%; B: John Kirsits and Allen Beroza, 56.50%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday afternoon – North-south, A/B: Doug Dean and Dorothy May, 60.42%; C: Mary Davey Carr and Mary Terrana, 41.32%; east-west, A/B: Carlton Stone and Mike Silverman, 60.72%; C: Ginny Panaro and Barbara Sadkin, 53.57%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Eleanor Whelan and Judi Marshall, 59.38%; B/C: Ruth Wurster and Marilyn Sultz, 55.90%; east-west, A/B: Paul Libby and Mike Silverman, 55.56%; C: Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 46.03%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday afternoon – North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Judi Marshall, 57.54%; B: Barbara Sadkin and Dale Anderson, 57.14%; east-west, A/B: John Kirsits and Ken Meier, 61.11%; C: Len and Nancy Knabelkamp, 57.54%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: Paula Salamone and Myra Razik, 64.08%; Liz Clark and Judi Marshall, 62.84%; B: Selina Volpatti and Dale Anderson, 60.36%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday afternoon – North-south, A: Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 56.75%; B/C: Sharon Chang and Mary Davey Carr, 55.95%; east-west, A/B: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 69.05%; C: (tie) Carl and Jan Hasselback, Myra Razik and Paula Salamone, 42.86%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Howell. A: Jerry Geiger and Liz Clark, 56.44%; B: Dorothy May and Ken Meier, 55.92%; C: Chuck Heimerl and Ginny Panaro, 54.17%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. A/B: Dave Donaldson and Mike Silverman, 61.90%; C: Debra Anne Glamack and Jeff Bender, 57.94%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Swiss Teams. A/B/C: Barb Kopko, Tim Anderson, Beverly Gibbs, John Kirsits, 119 VPs; Eleanor Whelan, Barbara Pieterse, Martin Pieterse, Mike Silverman, 118 VPs.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday afternoon – Newcomer game. Howell. Betty Defeo and Sandra Laub, 63.10%; (3-way tie) Carole Ferrick and Elaine Cryer, Mary Ball and Phyllis Stasiowski, Liz Schulman and Mary Blanchard, 55.95%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Elaine Moon and Beena Deshmukh, 61.31%; Agi Maisel and Carla Press, 57.74%; Joe Miranda and Elaine Zeve, 54.46%; C: Cherry Searle and Peggy Stock, 47.32%; east-west, A/B: Maryann Szafran and Paula Rosen, 53.57%; C: Laurie Foster and Violet Makhija, 47.92%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 65.08%; Joanne Kelley and Judy Padgug, 58.73%; B: Jeanne Gladysz and Sue Neubecker, 51.85%; east-west, A: Chris Urbanek and Penny Shui, 64.88%; Stan Kozlowski and Bob Padgug, 58.63%; B: Tova Reinhorn and Gary Schmitt, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – North-south, A: Eugene Harvey and Jim Gullo, 63.85%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 56%; Jill and Powhatan Wooldridge, 54.07%; B: John Bielinski and David Hemmer, 50.25%; C: Buxees Singh and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 49.67%; east-west, A/B: Catherine Majewski and Bonnie Bryar-Elgar, 60.57%; Chris Urbanek and Saleh Fetouh, 59.57%; C: Ten-Pao Lee and Peter Shui, 46.92%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Jacqueline Hanley and Elizabeth Beishline, 62.50%; Ted Kahn and Art “Skip” Kean, 58.63%; B: Joan Smith and Fran Witnauer, 57.14%; Paula Rosen and Kathy Stamm, 56.55%; C: Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 53.57%; east-west, A: Lance Pollock and Bill Rich, 56.55%; B: Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 56.25%; Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 54.17%; C: Judith L. Bailey and Sandra Morrison, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Joyce Kindt and Eugene Giorgini, 55.59%; Dian Petrov and Ted Kahn, 55.13%; C: Jan O’Mara and Edith Knaszak, 54.60%; Frank and Jeanette Levin, 54.24%; east-west, A/B/C: Penny Shui and Gary Schmitt, 64.65%; Saleh Fetouh and Kathy Pollock, 59.64%; Gaurang Sheth and Gabriel Tannenbaum, 56.95%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Judy Graf and Fred Yellen, 62.50%; Chris Urbanek and Judy Padgug, 56.25%; B: Tova Reinhorn and Eleanor Whelan, 48.51%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 74.70%; Bob Olin and Carolyn Siracuse, 58.93%; B: Joanne Kelley and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 54.76%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Levy, 68.52%; Kathy Pollock and Stan Kozlowski, 59.38%; B/C: Catherine Majewski and Fred Shields, 58.33%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – A: Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 63.68%; B: Renee Cancilla and Pepe Justicia-Linde, 55.6%; C: Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 53.36%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south: A/B: Howard Foster and Michael Ryan, 61.14%; east-west: A/B: Judy Padgug and Fred Yellen, 58.75%; Dorothy and Ed Rupp, 55.84%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday evening – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Alex Kowal, 60%; Bert Hargeshimer and Judy Graf, 55%; B: Ted Kahn and Gwilym Brick, 51%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – Howell. Ron Fill and Al Dickman, 63.2%; Dorothy Kumrow and Lance Pollock, 58.3%; Edna Fill and Jan O’Mara, 55.6%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Roy Crocker and Marge Schomers, 60%; B: (tie) Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 57%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Dian Petrov and Ted Kahn, 72%; B: Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 53%; C: Mercedes Reinbolt and Bob Lederhouse, 52%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Marion Morber, 54%; Cindy Darone and Elaine LaVigne, 53%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 64%; Jill & Bruce Brown, 51%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 63%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 49%; east-west, Martha Falsone and Harry Rogers, 64%; Joan and Paul Lazarus, 58%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Jeannette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 56.3%; Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 53.6%; east-west, Emily Wettlaufer and Ruth Killeen, 69.9%; Estelle Gafter and Esther Greene, 64.8%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Pawan Matta and Bill Rogers, 63%; east-west, (tie) Norm Kirchner and Jon Roalsvig, Ann Goodyeard and Gloria Giza, 53%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 77%; east-west, Phyllis and Al Vogt, 59%.