Extra-point games will be offered at all the sessions at the Airport Bridge Club and the Bridge Center of Buffalo during the coming week, from today, Saturday, March 23, through next Saturday, March 30.
The Airport Bridge Club will have a two-session double-point Swiss team game at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 24, with free pizza.
Bagel Saturday next week, March 30, at the Bridge Center of Buffalo features a mini lesson by John Toy at 11:30 a.m. before the game at noon.
Western New York Unit 116 has posted its schedule of unit games and special games for 2013. They include:
Unit-rated, club-hosted game: Friday morning, April 12, Bridge Center of Buffalo.
Barometer Unit game: Monday evening, May 13, Zion Church.
Strawberry Social Unit game: Saturday afternoon, June 22, Lockport Dale Center.
Annual picnic: Sunday afternoon, July 14, Hamburg fairgrounds.
Annual meeting and game: Sunday, Dec. 8, Main-Transit Fire Hall.
2013 Tournament calendar
Toronto Easter Regional – Doubletree Hilton: Toronto Airport, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont. Tuesday, March 26, to Sunday, March 31. For info, click on “Event Schedule” at this link.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 19, to Sunday, April 21. For info, click this link.
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.
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.
Buffalo NLM Sectional – Non-life masters. Bridge Center of Buffalo. Friday, Aug. 16, to Sunday, Aug. 18.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall. Friday, Sept. 27, to Sunday, Sept. 29.
Niagara Falls, Ont., Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 5, to Sunday, Nov. 10. For info, click on “Event Schedule” at this link.
District 5 Winter STaC – Monday, Dec. 9, to Sunday, Dec. 15.
Bridge club websites:
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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.
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 March 11 to 17
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Howell. A: Liz Clark and Barbara Libby, 63.67%; B: Marietta Kalman and Janet Frisch, 60.47%; C: Celine Murray and Marilyn Sultz, 48.85%; Bill Boardman and Joe Rooney, 47.93%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Mike Kisiel and Bob Linn, 58.10%; B: Carlton Stone and partner, 56.94%; C; Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 47.69%; east-west, A: Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 60.65%; B/C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 51.85%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday evening – ACBL-wide Charity Pairs. North-south, A: Paula Kotowski and Dale Anderson, 64.11%; B/C: Jan and Carl Hasselback, 51.29%; east-west, A/B: Alex Miller and Ginny Panaro, 54.88%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – One Winner. A: John Ziemer and Liz Clark, 67.876%; Vince Pesce and Paul Libby, 66.67%; B: Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 60.90%; Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 56.41%; C: Marilyn Sultz and Bill Boardman, 43.91%; Rao Perala and Faith Perry, 43.27%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Carlton Stone and Ruth Hnath, 57.31%; B: Linda Wynes and Rita Sierocinski, 50.95%; C: Ruth Wurster and Marilyn Sultz, 49.51%; east-west, A/B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 57.67%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 53.84%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Howell. A: John Ziemer and Jerry Geiger, 58.80%; B: Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 56.02%; Ruth Wurster and Dorothy May, 55.09%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Unit Championship. Howell, A: Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 65.93%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 64.96%; Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 49.78; C: Bill Boardman and Cleveland Fleming, 41.41%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning – IMP Pairs. North-south, A: Thom Burnett and Miri Salamone-Burnett, 43.7 IMPs; B/C: Paula Salamone and Ruth Hnath, 35 IMPs; east-west, A/B/C: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 28.3 IMPs.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – IMP Pairs. Howell. A: Bill Boardman and Dale Anderson, 49.17 IMPs; Mike Kisiel and Alex Miller, 36.25 IMPs; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 31.08 IMPs; C: Ruth Hnath and Paula Salamone, minus 0.91 IMPs.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: David Whitt and Carl McMurtry, 56.55%; east-west, A: Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 58.33%; B: Marjorie Plumb and Natalie Abramson, 57.74%; Andrei Reinhorn and Beena Deshmukh, 57.44%; C: Martha Quinn and Mary Ball, 56.85%; Jane Roberts and Laura Houghtaling, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday evening – ACBL-wide Charity Pairs. North-south, A: John Toy and Chris Urbanek, 68.03%; B/C: Peter Shui and Davis Heussler, 52.14%; east-west, A: Kathy Pollock and Chongmin Zhang, 64.94%; B: Linda Burroughsford and Peter Patterson, 52.17%; C: Carol and Henry Chudy, 48.28%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Stan Kozlowski and Donna Steffan, 67.50%; B/C: Berta Brown and Jeanne Gladysz, 63.75%; Judy Graf and Joanne Kelley, 56.67%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. Chris Urbanek and Joan Rose, 59.38%; (tie) Jim Gullo and Gabriel Tannenbaum, Claire Gareleck and Cathy Majewski, 52.08%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 69.05%; C: James and Karen Stephenson, 59.23%; Elizabeth Young and Ann Coughlin, 55.06%; east-west, A: Art Matthies and James McClure, 66.07%; B: Paula Rosen and Beena Deshmukh, 65.48%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 58.63%; Rose Bochiechio and Rivona Ehrenreich, 54.76%; C: Terrence Camp and Sudhakar Perala, 47.32%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Andrei and Tova Reinhorn, 63.66%; Bert Hargesheimer and Linda Burroughsford, 55.09%; C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 52.31%; east-west, A: Bob Olin and Chris Urbanek, 57.64%; B: Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 57.41%; Gaurang Sheth and Penny Shui, 55.32%; C: Joe Peters and Eugene Giorgini, 49.54%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Stan Kozlowski and Christy Kellogg, 61.81%; Jim Gullo and Fred Yellen, 54.86%; B: Berta Brown and Anne Watkins, 51.85%; C: Jeanne Gladysz and Walt Olszewski, 50.93%; east-west, A: Judy Graf and Michael Ryan, 59.49%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 58.10%; B/C: Bill Rich and James Tao, 57.64%; Joan Rose and Liz Clark, 57.41%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Unit pairs. North-south, A: Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 56.94%; B/C: (tie) Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, Dian Petrov and Kamil Bishara, 55.56%; C: Andrei and Tova Reinhorn, 52.55%; east-west, A/B/C: Wufeng and Yichuan Luo, 57.41%; Jim Gullo and Umesh Sheth, 56.94%; Davis Heussler and David Colligan, 56.25%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Glen and Pat Schmarder, 65.26%; Art Schumacher and Joe Rooney, 57.41%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 55.21%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 49.48%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – A: Jerry Geiger and Sue Neubecker, 59.93%; B/C: Bernie Czarnecki and Anne Watkins, 58.01%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday evening – Home-style pairs. (Tie) Bert Hargeshimer and Alex Kowal, Gabriel Tannenbaum and Gary Schmitt, Pat Rogers and Guy Puccio, 2 wins.
Delaware Wednesday evening – Howell. Vincent Taeger and Mike Silverman, 59.52%; Edna Fill and Nancy Acara, 58.93%; Al Dickman and Frank Schlehr, 54.17%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: (tie) Marilyn White and Jean Rosenthal, Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 61%; B: Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 55%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Elve Johnston and Kathryn Fenn, 61%; B: (tie) Jean Rosenthal and Marge Schomers, Jim and Paula Jones, 56%; C (tie) Mercedes Reinbolt and Pat Lanighan, Lois Smith and Carol Neuhaus, 47%.
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening –Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 63.75%; Garnet Wallace and Vivian Harris. 58.13%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassetty, 71%; Martin Schaus and Chuck Heimerl, 56%; east-west, Emily Wandass and Harry Rogers, 71%; Jill & Bruce Brown, 66%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 62%; Joe Day and Gil Watson, 49%; east-west, Jeff Peters and Karen Synor, 60%; Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 54%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Esther Greene and Estelle Gafter, 65%; Dee Schaeffer and Lil Ungerleider, 63.8%; east-west, David and Teddy Speser, 66.1%; Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 50.1%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Pawan Matta and Jon Roalsvig, 56%; east-west, Marge and Bob McMillen, 60%.