The Airport Bridge Club celebrates Labor Day with double-point pairs games at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Monday and a chicken barbecue at 1. All games next week will award double points.
The club offers triple points in the pairs game today at noon, following the “1,000 Hands to Learn From” lesson at 10:45 a.m., and at the $2 pairs game at 1 p.m. Sunday.
A new course for beginners starts Sept. 8 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222. The club features lunch with Jim Gullo at its 10:30 a.m. pairs game Friday.
Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222 or click this link.
The email newsletter from the Airport Bridge Club now comes from a new address, firstname.lastname@example.org. The club requests that you add this to your safe domain list. To be added to the email list, call 836-7016.
Western New York Unit 116 has updated its schedule of unit-sponsored games for 2014. It includes:
Eight Is Enough team game – Sunday, Nov. 9. Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga.
Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Wednesday, Aug. 27
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 12, to Sunday, Sept. 14. For info, click this link.
Great Lakes Sectional – Erie Bridge Center, 1221 Grant Ave., Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 20, and Sunday, Sept. 21. For info, click this link.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 11, and Sunday, Oct. 12. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Regional – Events Center at the Erie County Fairgrounds, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg. Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 26. For info, click this link.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Seneca County Office Building, Senior Center, DiPronio Drive, Waterloo. Saturday, Nov. 8, and Sunday, Nov. 9. For info, click this link.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – Monday, Dec. 8, to Sunday, Dec. 14.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, to Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, to Sunday, April 5, 2015.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, 2015, and Sunday, April 12, 2015.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, 2015, to Sunday, April 19, 2015.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, 2015, to Sunday, May 17, 2015.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, 2015, to Monday, May 25, 2015.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, 2015, and Sunday, June 14, 2015.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, to Sunday, June 28, 2015.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, 2015, and Sunday, July 12, 2015.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, 2015, and Sunday, July 19, 2015.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, to Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, and Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, and Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.
Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.
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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.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website. When that happens, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson attained a career total of 1,700 master points over Memorial Day weekend. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
Week of Aug. 18 to Aug. 24
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Club Championship. North-south, A: Jim Mathis and Barbara Libby, 62.50%; B/C: Bob Kaprove and Mike Mesirov, 53.33%; east-west, A/B: John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 56.25%; C: Ron Henrikson and Paula Salamone, 55.42%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – Club Championship. North-south, A: Mike Ryan and Howard Foster, 59.99%; B: Barbara Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 53.04%; C: Nadine Stein and Judy Kaprove, 52.84%; east-west, A: Vince Pesce and John Ziemer, 60.06%; B/C: Sharon Chang and Linda Milch, 52.97%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Unit Championship. North-south, A: Bill Regan and Cleveland Fleming, 59.52%; B: (tie) Paul Zatulove and Nancy Littenberg, Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 50.30%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 57.74%; B: Walt Olszewski and Martin Pieterse, 56.25%; C: Jean Macdonald and Bill Boardman, 54.46%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Club Championship. One Winner. A: Allen Beroza and Barbara Libby, 69.13%; Liz Clark and John Ziemer, 63.46%; B: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 58.07%; Joe Rooney and Dorothy May, 53.15%; C: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 50.48%; Barbara Multerer and Art Schumacher, 48.83%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Club Championship. Howell. A: Barbara Libby and Jerry Geiger, 65%; B: Selina Volpatti and Dale Anderson, 56.25%; Bob Kaprove and Paula Kotowski, 52.92%; C: Cynthia and Ron Helfman, 47.08%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Club Championship. Howell. A: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 70.14%; Mary Terrana and Cleveland Fleming, 59.03%; B: Sam Grossman and Chuck Heimerl, 56.25%; C: Christine Malarkey and Ron Henrikson, 49.31%; Ross Markello and Shirley Cassety, 45.83%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 58.14%; B: Beverly Isenberg and Sandra Scheff, 57.77%; Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 56.82%; David Whitt and Carl McMurtry, 54.92%; Gene Nawotniak and Andrei Reinhorn, 54.17%; C: Bonne and David Hall, 43.37%; east-west, A: Pat Kilbury and Marilyn Sultz, 60.23%; B: Bob and Margaret Rivard, 56.44%; Usha Khurana and John Marvin, 55.49%; C: Terrence Camp and Rao Perala, 52.65%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Donna Steffan and Judy Padgug, 60.71%; B: Harold Meyers and Fran Kurtz, 56.85%; Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, 55.36%; Jay Levy and Mike Ryan, 54.17%; C: Pat Lakeman and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 38.10%; A/B/C: Gary Schmitt and Carol Bedell, 64.88%; Stan Kozlowski and Ten-Pao Lee, 58.04%; Sue Neubecker and Betty Metz, 54.76%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 63%; Kathy Pollock and Saleh Fetouh, 62%; B: Diane Bielinski and Jim Gullo, 57%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Linda Milch and Natalie Abramson, 60.71%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 56.55%; Usha Khurana and Joe Miranda, 56.25%; C: Christine Grant and Mickey Martin, 50.60%; east-west, A: Janet Dimet and Adrian Figliotti, 63.61%; B: Donna Pottle and Pam Righter, 55.44%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 53.57%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: Penny Shui and Ten-Pao Lee, 62.50%; Pat Burns and Fran Kurtz, 59.32%; C: Jan O’Mara and Edith Knaszak, 52.88%; east-west, A: Judy Graf and Elaine Universal, 56.25%; Art Morth and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 55.04%; Jay Levy and Saleh Fetouh, 54.23%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 52.08%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Fred Yellen and Judy Padgug, 71.99%; Chris Urbanek and Jay Levy, 58.10%; C: Rita Sofia and Nancy Torrell, 53.01%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and Liz Clark, 57.64%; Gary Schmitt and Donna Steffan, 56.48%; B: Susan Bergman and Mike Mesirov, 55.32%; C: Betty Metz and Marietta Kalman, 53.70%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Stan Kozlowski and Bob Olin, 67.13%; Saleh Fetouh and Chris Urbanek, 65.28%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 53.70%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Glen and Pat Schmarder, 66.67%; (tie) Art Schumacher and Lillian Gotshall, Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 58.85%; Dan Clark and David Larcom, 54.14%; James Downing and David Floyd, 53.65%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Vince Taeger and Bob Lederhouse, 63.3%; Bill Rich and Gene Nowatniak, 51.7%; east-west, Alicia Kolipinski and Paul Morgante, 60.7%; Dorde and David Donaldson, 56.8%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. Barbara and John Scott, 59%; Mark Pascale and Marge Schomers, 57%; Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn 55%; Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 54%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 59%; B: Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 58%; C: Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 55%.
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Vivian and Pearl Harris, 61.60%; Parmalier Murphy and Cleveland Fleming, 61.50%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 71%; George Mayer and Peg Gorham, 55%; east-west, Marvin Feuerstein and Herb Falk, 58%; Paul Ziebarth and Dave Stroud, 57%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Ron Fill and Chuck Heimerl, 56%; (tie) Cindy Darone and Elaine LiVigne, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 50%; east-west, Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 54%; Martin Schaus and Ruth Walsh, 53%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Jan Roalsvig and Stan Kozlowski, 55%; (tie) Ann Goodyear and Elaine Wegrzyn, Elsie Rogers and Bill Westley, 51%.