The deadline is Monday, Dec. 2, for getting tickets to the Unit 116 annual meeting, luncheon and game on Sunday, Dec. 8, in Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.
Lunch will be at noon, with the meeting at 1 p.m. and the game to follow. Tickets are $13 for unit members, $17 for others. For info and partners, call Kathy Pollock at 688-0054 or e-mail BridgeKat@gmail.com.
The Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) begins at participating sanctioned clubs Monday, Dec. 9, and continues through Sunday, Dec. 15. The Airport Bridge Club will have separate morning and afternoon pairs games during STaC Week, with a STaC Swiss teams game 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, Ont. Tuesday, April 15, to Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Sept. 12, to Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.
Buffalo Spooktacular Regional – Venue still TBA, Tuesday, Oct. 21, to Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014.
Bridge club websites:
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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.
A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson reached a career total of 1,600 master points in August. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
Week of Nov. 18 to Nov. 24
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Charity Club Championship. One Winner. A/B: (tie) Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, Eva Schmidt and Nancy Kessler, 60.58%; C: Gerry Hooley and Phyllis Wilkinson, 53.20%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – ACBL Membership Game. North-south, A/B: Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 61.60%; C: Paul Zittel and Bob Kaprove, 51.74%; east-west, A: Paul Libby and Liz Clark, 59.79%; B/C: John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 58.81%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: David Donaldson and Jerry Geiger, 67.49%; B: Dorothy May and Florence Notto, 59.04%; C: Rita Sofia and Paula Salamone, 51.98%; Paul Orosz and Barbara Pieterse, 51.63%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – ACBL Membership Game. North-south, A/B: Ruth Wurster and Eleanor Whelan, 62.26%; C: June Feuerstein and Barbara Sadkin, 51.14%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Liz Clark, 64.51%; B: John Kirsits and Ken Meier, 57.51%; C: Florence Boyd and Faith Perry, 47.19%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A: Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 68.98%; B: Paul and Linda Zittel, 61.11%; C: Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 52.78%; east-west, A: Jerry Geiger and Barbara Libby, 58.33%; B: Marilyn Sultz and Alicia Kolipinski, 55.56%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 53.94%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Judi Marshall and John Ziemer, 66.20%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 56.48%; Janet Frisch and Carolyn Siracuse, 49.07%; C: Ginny Panaro and Bill Boardman, 49.07%; Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 48.15%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – ACBL Membership Game. Howell. A: John Ziemer and Judi Marshall, 63.56%; Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 61.81%; B: Sushil Amlani and David Donaldson, 57.19%; Ken Meier and Chuck Schorr, 53.71%; C: Dorothy May and Gaurang Sheth, 46.66%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Joan Smith and Fran Witnauer, 62.31%; Ross Markello and Bruce Burr, 58.71%; Elizabeth Young and James McClure, 58.52%; Elizabeth Neuner and Richard McGowan, 55.68%; east-west, A/B: Elizabeth Beishline and Susan Levy, 57.20%; C: Terrence Camp and Joyce Frayer, 55.11%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A/B: Claire Gareleck and Pat Burns, 59.93%; Jay Levy and Jay Costello, 59.61%; Fred Yellen and Bud Seidenberg, 54.49%; C: Linda Burroughsford and Jeanne Gladysz, 51.28%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Cathy Majewski and Bob Olin. 63%; Chris Urbanek and Warren O’Connell, 59%; John Bielinski and Bill Rushmore, 56%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Elizabeth Young and Ann Coughlin, 62.11%; Bill Rich and Eugene Nawotniak, 60.42%; Jim McClure and Usha Khurana, 56.72%; Jacqueline Hanley and Maryann Szafran, 55.02%; C: Betsy and Richard Heuer, 47.49%; east-west, A/B: (tie) Rose Bochiechio and Adrienne Sakavicius, Pat Kilbury and Gerry Dominski, 55.99%; C: Liz Hemenway and Anne Astmann, 54.34%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Bert Hargesheimer and Pat Rasmus, 60.19%; B: Sandra Marcussen and Judie Bailey, 56.02%; C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 52.55%; east-west, A: Linda Burroughsford and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 59.49%; B: Andrei Reinhorn and Sue Neubecker, 53.94%; C: Ten-Pao Lee and Peter Shui, 53.70%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Berta Brown and Stan Kozlowski, 59.65%; Mike Ryan and Howard Foster, 58.41%; Christy Kellogg and Linda Burroughsford, 55.83%; C: Bernice Baker and Harry Meyers, 54.39%; east-west, A/B: Cathy Majewski and Pat Rasmus, 57.34%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 56.68%; C: Usha Khurana and Sue Neubecker, 51.25%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B/C: (tie) Joyce Kindt and Cathy Majewski, Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 57.78%; (tie) Jay Levy and Bill Rushmore, Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 57.04%; Vera Carpenter and Rashid Khan, 55.19%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Jim Downing and David Floyd, 62.2%; Dan Clark and Dave Larcom, 55%; Pepe Justicia-Linde and Maureen Cancilla, 54.58%, (tie) Glen and Pat Schmarder, Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 54.54%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 61.81%; Eleanor Whelan and Walt Olszewski, 53.70%; Carolyn Siracuse and Ted Kahn, 49.77%; east-west, Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 64.12%; Usha Khurana and Jim Gullo, 55.79%; Marietta Kalman and Tova Reinhorn, 52.31%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Al Dickman, 60.5%; Nancy Acara and Edna Fill, 55.9%; east-west, Frank Schlehr and Mike Silverman, 68.5%; Dorothy Kumrow and Lance Pollock, 60.6%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 58%; B: Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 53%; C: Joyce Kindt and Bob Lederhouse, 52%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Dave and Jane Larcom, 69%; Roy Crocker and Marge Schomers, 55%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 52%; (tie) Carol Neuhaus and Paul Capen, Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 51%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 55%; Chuck Heimerl and Marion Morber, 53%; east-west, Eileen Bisantz and Nancy Hoffman, 64%; Marcia and Norm Scott, 55%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 67%; Bruce and Jill Brown, 61%; east-west, Sam Grossman and Dave Stroud, 78%; Marcia and Norm Scott, 50%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, (tie) Fred Nadel and Eleanor Murray, Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 56.7%; Lil Ungerleider and Dee Schaeffer, 54.8%; east-west, Evie Miller and Emily Wettlaufer, 64.7%; Betty Bowling and Bette Seifert, 54.8%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Carol Neuhaus and Marc Sobkiewicz, 58%; east-west, Judy Thielman and Kathy Borcik, 57%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Howell. Edna Fill and Evelyn Vitello, 68%; Lou Lombardi and Marie Lanza, 65%.