Western New York Unit 116 holds its annual Barometer Pairs game at 7:15 p.m. Monday, May 13, at Bridge Club Meridian in the Zion Church, Koenig Circle at Parker Boulevard, Town of Tonawanda.
For Barometer Pairs, all of the pairs play the same boards at the same time throughout the event. Scores and standings are posted after each round, so each pair knows where it stands at all times. For info, call Dian Petrov at 688-1226 or Paul Zittel at 992-4794.
Unit 116 will sponsor a unit-rated, club-hosted game at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, May 16, in the Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst; and a unit championship club-hosted Swiss teams game with free pizza at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 19, at the Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga. Register for the Swiss teams in advance by calling 836-7016.
Also coming up this week at the Bridge Center of Buffalo – a 99er game at noon Monday, May 13; lunch with Jim Gullo during the game at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 17; and a mentor appreciation party and game at 1 p.m. next Sunday, May 19.
The Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga, holds a two-session, double-point Swiss team game with free pizza at 11 a.m. Sunday. Register in advance by calling 836-7016.
The club also will offer double points at its 11 a.m. games today, Saturday, May 11; Monday, May 13; Wednesday, May 15; and Thursday, May 16. This week’s evening stratified pairs game, which will be held Tuesday, May 14, at 7:15 p.m., will feature “chef creations” will be Carolyn Siracuse.
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.
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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Week of April 29 to May 5
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A: Judi Marshall and Jim Mathis, 61.61%; B/C: Alicia Kolipinski and Ron Henrikson, 54.17%; east-west, A/B: Joanne Lafay and John Fiegl, 57.74%; C: Isabelle Banas and Linda Wynes, 39.29%. April Club Series: (tie) John Fiegl, Joanne Lafay, 12.5 points.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: Eleanor Whelan and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 54.53%; C: Ruth Wurster and Eva Schmidt, 53.21%; east-west, A: Carlton Stone and Nancy Kessler, 59.46%; B/C: Linda Wynes and Don Grant, 57.91%. April Club Series: (tie) Nancy Kessler, Carl Stone, 14 points.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Bob Linn and Jerry Geiger, 68.33%; B: Doug Dean and Ginny Panaro, 53.33%; C: Ruth Hnath and Bill Boardman, 46.25%; east-west, A: Carlton Stone and Mike Silverman, 62.92%; C: Dorothy May and Carol Bedell, 52.50%. April Club Series: Joyce Greenspan, 9.5 points; Dale Anderson, 8.5 points.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Linda Vassallo and Wilson McClaren, 56.25%; B: Dave Donaldson and Bob Andersen, 55.79%; C: Ruth Kozower and Ed Drozen, 52.55%; east-west, A: Liz Clark and Vince Pesce, 70.37%; B/C: Joe Rooney and Ginny Panaro, 57.64%. April Club Series: (tie) Ruth Wurster, Marilyn Sultz, 10.5 points.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Marilyn Sultz and June Feuerstein, 64.17%; east-west, A: Mike Kisiel and partner, 63.73%; B: Dorothy May and Ruth Wurster, 53.75%; Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 43.67%. April Club Series: Jerry Geiger, 8 points; (tie) Margaret Miles, Ginny Panaro, 7 points.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Howell. A: Shirley Cassety and Ross Markello, 58.81%; Ken and Gladys Hardcastle, 56.28%; B: Fenton Harrison and Florence Boyd, 53.02%; Sharon Chang and Mike Silverman, 51.51%; C: Ron Henrikson and Bill Boardman, 50.58%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Individual. A/B: (tie) Richard Cramer-Benjamin, Mary Davey Carr, 60.23%; C: Ann Battaglia, 51.14%. April Team Club Series: Harry Cheung, 19.5 points; Elaine Kurasiewicz, 17.5 points.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: James McClure and Usha Khurana, 61.17%; B: Jo Finton and Kathy Stamm, 55.11%; Sandra Silverberg and Pat Kilbury, 54.92%; C: Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 50%; east-west, A/B/C: Judy Reich and Celia Linder, 71.21%; Ginger Maiman and Marjorie Plumb, 57.01%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 56.63%; Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 56.25%; Sandra Morrison and Norma Cohen, 55.30%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Jim Gullo and Christy Kellogg, 61.61%; B: Michael Ryan and Howard Foster, 58.33%; C: Berta Brown and Anne Watkins, 49.11%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, 63.69%; Jay Levy and Joan Rose, 61.61%; B/C: Jeanne Gladysz and Sue Neubecker, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: Jim Gullo and Eugene Harvey, 66.67%; Chongmin Zhang and Kathy Pollock, 58.93%; Chris Urbanek and Saleh Fetouh, 58.33%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B/C: Hallie Schneeweiss and Jo-Ann Gertler, 63.47%; Roslyn Berkovitz and Elizabeth Neuner, 60.90%; James Tao and Joyce Greenspan, 60.49%; east-west, A/B/C: Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 59.50%; Dorothy and Larry Soong, 56.33%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Inge Gallant and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 62.76%; Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 62.24%; Pat Lakeman and Sue Neubecker, 60.65%; Paula Rosen and Bert Hargesheimer, 54.17%; C: Roger Ball and Linda Burroughsford, 43.23%; east-west, A: Art Matthies and Chip Kean, 57.87%; B: Gene and Jo Finton, 57.18%; Beena Deshmukh and Mark Pascale, 56.48%; C: Peter Patterson and Henry Chudy, 56.48%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Stan Kozlowski and Berta Brown, 61.57%; B/C: Rita Sofia and Sue Neubecker, 58.33%; Anne Watkins and Carolyn Siracuse, 55.79%; east-west, A/B/C: Betty Metz and Helen Panza, 61.46%; James Tao and Harry Cheung, 56.77%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 62.96%; Judy Graf and Michael Ryan, 60.19%; Bob Olin and Stan Kozlowski, 59.72%; B: Betty Bronstein and Carolyn Siracuse, 52.78%; C: Anne Watkins and Helen Panza, 50.93%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 61.46%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 60.77%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 56.37%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 54.17%; Ruth Huppuch and Jane Larcom, 49.66%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – A: Donna Steffan and Jim Gullo, 65.84%; Jay Levy and Bud Seidenberg, 60.92%; Fred Yellen and Judy Padgug, 60.12%; B: Eleanor Whelan and Walt Olszewski, 54.08%; Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 53.79%; C: Dorothy and Larry Soong, 51.92%; Rita Sofia and Fran Kurtz, 50.68%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Joyce Kindt and Anne O’Connor, 56.1%; Vince and Mike Taeger, 55.5%; east-west, Lance and Pam Pollock, 56.3%; Chuck Heimerl and Frank Schlehr, 52%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, A: Pat Lanighan and Marge Schomers, 59%; B: Judie Bailey and Jim Jacobi, 57%; C: Walt Olszewski and Sushil Amlani, 56%; east-west, A: John Lewis and Roy Crocker, 61%; B: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 54%; C: Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 53.5%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – A: Bob Lederhouse and Marge Schomers, 62%; B: Mercedes Reinbolt and Rita Haley 59%; C: Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 54%.
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Neola McGuire and Parmalier Murphy, 63.13%; Pearl Harris and Alice Bragg, 56.25%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 68%; Bill Rich and Ron Fill, 53%; east-west, Lou Bacon and Dave Stroud, 58%; Chris Sonne-Noe and Pat Radtke, 52%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Joe Huber, 67%; Neil Katz and Raj Puri, 51%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 72%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 51%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Ruth Killeen and Howard Strauss, 60.8%; Fritzi Schmitt and Emily Wettlaufer, 54.2%; east-west, Estelle Gafter and Esther Greene, 60.3%; Mary Blanchard and Liz Schulman, 57.5%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Carol Neuhaus and Marc Sobkiewicz, 65%; east-west, Elaine Wegrzyn and Alan Ohloeft, 56%.
Friday Dupliclub – North-south, Jennifer and Peter Reynolds, 61%; (tie) Roz Berkovitz and Sandy Marcussen, Edna and Ron Fill, 45%; east-west, Judy and Paul Collyer, 62%; David and Moragh Stroud, 54%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, John Wolf and Chuck Boughton, 60%; Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 55%; east-west, Paul Morgante and Esther Ferris, 60%; Peggy Mergenhagen and Adrienne Sakavicius, 55%.