It’s a weekend for unit championship games with extra points.
Pairs games play at 11 a.m. today, Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Airport Bridge Club and at 1 p.m. today in the Lockport Duplicate Club.
On Sunday, Oct. 20, Swiss teams play at 11 a.m. at the Airport Bridge Club in two sessions, one unit-rated, one with triple points and 5 percent gold, with free sandwiches.
Unit 116 hosts an Eight Is Enough Swiss team game at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Bridge Center of Buffalo.
The Bridge Center of Buffalo has Club Appreciation Week from Tuesday, Oct. 22, through next Saturday, Oct. 26, with triple points at no extra cost.
The Airport Bridge Club has double point games at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21, and Thursday, Oct. 24; triple point games at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, and 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 25; and Swiss team games with 5 percent gold at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, and 2:30 p.m. next Saturday, Oct. 26, following pairs games at 11 a.m.
Unit 116 has updated its schedule of unit games and special games for the rest of 2013. They include:
Unit Pairs Game: Saturday, Nov. 2, 7:15 p.m. Airport Bridge Club.
Unit-rated club-hosted game: Saturday, Nov. 16, 1 p.m., Lockport Duplicate Club.
Annual meeting and game: Sunday, Dec. 8, Main-Transit Fire Hall.
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, 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.
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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 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 Oct. 7 to Oct. 13
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Club Appreciation Game. North-south, A/B/C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 71.30%; east-west, A: Janet Frisch and Bob Linn, 59.26%; B: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 56.08%; C: Larry and Dorothy Soong, 45.80%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Paul Libby and Allen Beroza, 63.63%; B: Eva Schmidt and Alicia Kolipinski, 53.84%; C: Mary Terrana and Pat Lakeman, 41.75%; east-west, A: Bob Linn and Jerry Geiger, 64.39%; B: Joe Rooney and Ken Meier, 53.00%; C: Pawan Matta and Ruth Hnath, 48.86%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A: Carlton Stone and Mike Silverman, 59.77%; B: Nancy Torrell and Janet Frisch, 54.52%; C: Sandra Silverberg and June Feuerstein, 46.68%; east-west, A: Celine Murray and Dale Anderson, 55.85%; B/C: Ron and Cynthia Helfman, 54.07%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Barbara Pieterse and partner, 59.35%; B: Carlton Stone and Ginny Panaro, 51.11%; C: Ed Drozen and Ruth Kozower, 47.83%; east-west, A: Ken and Gladys Hardcastle, 64.24%; B/C: Jerry Kemsley and Bill Regan, 52.93%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A/B/C: (tie) Marilyn Steffan and Pinky Regan, Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 58.04%; east-west, A: Jim Mathis and Ken Meier, 64.29%; B: Marian Morber and Margaret Miles, 55.36%; C: Ruth Wurster and Dorothy May, 44.35%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A: Cleveland Fleming and Bill Boardman, 58.33%; B: Chuck Schorr and Janet Frisch, 55.56%; Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 52.78%; C: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 52.08%; Ross Markello and Shirley Cassety, 50.69%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Club Appreciation. Howell. A: Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 61.31%; Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 60.71%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 53.57%; Sushil Amlani and Chuck Schorr, 52.38%; C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 47.02%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 42.26%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Ross Markello and Bruce Burr, 61.55%; Elizabeth Neuner and Elizabeth Young, 59.66%; B: James McClure and Cherry Searle, 54.17%; east-west, A/B/C: Janie Polk and Gail Pitterman, 57.39%; Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 55.87%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Stan Kozlowski and Bob Padgug, 68.91%; B/C: Larry Soong and Andrei Reinhorn, 62.18%; Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 57.37%; Joan Rose and Judy Padgug, 55.77%; Carol Bedell and Jim Gullo, 55.45%; Christy Kellogg and Gene Finton, 54.49%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: Ginny Panaro and John Bielinski, 54.16%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Fran Witnauer and Joan Smith, 59.49%; B/C: Liz Schulman and Mary Blanchard, 58.56%; Elizabeth Young and Ann Coughlin, 54.86%; east-west, A: Andrei Reinhorn and Jo Finton, 61.46%; Margaret and Robert Rivard, 59.12%; B: Janet Dimet and Sharon Wilcox, 58.07%; C: Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 56.94%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Manju Ceylony and Shakeel Ahmad, 58.10%; B: Penny Shui and Gaurang Sheth, 57.64%; C: Jeff Bender and Edith Knaszak, 49.31%; east-west, A: Art Morth and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 61.34%; Judy Graf and Meg Klamp, 57.41%; B: Ken Meier and Pat Rasmus, 54.63%; C: Gabriel Tannenbaum and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 47.69%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Berta Brown and Judy Padgug, 60.42%; John Toy and Marietta Kalman, 57.18%; C: Carol Bedell and Tova Reinhorn, 55.56%; Christy Kellogg and Elaine Universal, 54.63%; east-west, A: Harry Cheung and Kathy Pollock, 65.74%; B: Jim Gullo and Fred Yellen, 60.88%; Liz Clark and Carolyn Siracuse, 56.71%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B: Stan Kozlowski and Fred Yellen, 66.67%; C: Bernie and Dick Czarnecki, 62.50%; Chris Urbanek and Gaurang Sheth, 56.94%; Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 54.86%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 58.17%; Merton and Colleen Haynes, 56.3%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 55.93%; Joe Miranda and Anne Lockwood, 54.22%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, 68.92%; Eleanor Whelan and Walt Olszewski, 60.11%; Rita Sofia and Anne Watkins, 56.93%; east-west, Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 60.99%; Carolyn Siracuse and Pat Rasmus, 57.22%; Carol Bedell and Marietta Kalman, 53.33%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Joyce Kindt and Jan O’Mara, 63%; Alicia Kolipinski and Al Dickman, 52.1%; east-west, Lance and Pam Pollock, 70.1%; Dorothy Kumrow and Paul Morgante, 55.6%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, A: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 61%; B: Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 57%; C: Barbara and John Scott, 56%; east-west, A: Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 65%; B: Marilyn White and Jean Rosenthal, 60%; C: Gwilym Brick and Dan Blatz, 47%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 60%; B: Connie Swick and Bob Lederhouse, 59%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 60%; Bill and Jo Rich, 58%; east-west, B. J. McMath and Pat Truell, 67%; Diane Forrest and Joanne Zavarella, 58%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Cindy Darone and Elaine LiVigne, 56%; Peg Gorham and George Mayers, 54%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 70%; Herbert Falk and Marvin Feuerstein, 53%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 58.9%; Ruth Jones and Emily Wettlaufer, 57.8%; Jeannette Reid and Dick Munschauer, 53.3%; east-west, Sandy Recoon and Irwin Brock, 62.2%; Dee Schaeffer and Ruth Williams, 56.1%; Libby Nuener and Ruth Lansing, 53.9%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Marge and Bob McMillen, 58%; Pawan Matta and Fenton Harrison, 50%.
College Club Duplicate – North-south, Clare Schultz and Nancy Thomas, 61.90%; Cleo Alexander and Dorothy Medler, 51.90%; east-west, Bonnie Botsford and Delight Dann, 61.66%; Dorinne Ebel and Betty Loucks, 57.77%.