The Amherst Bridge Club will host the sectional tournament for American Contract Bridge League District 5 Clubs this week in the Game Zone, 3860 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.
Pairs games will be played at 11 a.m. Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, 11 a.m. Thursday and 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Saturday's game will be the club's annual holiday celebration. The tournament will end with an individual game for prize money at 6:30 p.m. next Sunday. Advance registration is required.
All games will be stratified single-session events. All bridge players are welcome and do not need to belong to the American Contract Bridge League. For further information, call Bill Finkelstein, club manager, at 836-7016 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bridge Center of Buffalo, Sheridan Drive and Sweet Home Road in Amherst, has a Tuesday morning mentoring program for bridge players who want to improve their game. Expert mentors will answer any and all questions. Call Claire Gareleck at 835-0635 for more information.
The center now offers a special to all non-life masters on Thursdays: Play four times at either the morning or evening game and play the fifth time free.
ABA Bridge Club -- North-south, Beulah Thomson and Helen Colbert, 108, Garnet Wallace and Jannie Peterson, 106, Thelma Daughtry and Ray Hargroves, 104; east-west, Arthur English and Juanita Tillmon, 110, Pleasant Thomas and Herbert Watson, 108, Shirley Thompson and Davis Mathis, 106.
Amherst Bridge Club Tuesday afternoon -- Unlimited master points, North-south, Bruce Barr and Ross Markello, 64.6 percent; east-west, tie, Eva Schmidt and Ruth Hnat with Bob and Ruth Jones, 56.75 percent; Fewer than 300 master points, north-south, Jim and Joan Hoover, 56.38 percent, east-west, Bob and Ruth Jones, 56.75 percent; Fewer than 200 master points, north-south, Jerry Bierman and Mike Silverman, 51.73 percent, east-west, Nancy Kessler and Carl Stone, 54.94 percent.
Amherst Bridge Club Thursday afternoon -- Unlimited master points,North-south, Judy Padgug and Art Morth, 64.12 percent; east-west, Ed and Dorothy Rupp, 67.13 percent; Non-life masters, north-south, Anna Edwards and Eleanor Wright, 53.7 percent; east-west, Ed Drozen and Jack Miller, 58.56 percent; Fewer than 200 master points, north-south, Dave and Jane Larcon, 52.08 percent; east-west, Bruce Burr and Bob Jones, 54.86 percent.
Amherst Bridge Club Thursday evening -- Unlimited master points, first, Parimal Pal, 59.42 percent; second, Shirley Lyth, 58.57 percent; third, Ann Hoylman, 57.19 percent; Fewer than 300 master points, first, Parimal Pal, 59.42 percent; second, Gene Giorgini, 55.21 percent; third, Paul Ganley, 53.05 percent; Fewer than 50 master points, first, Parimal Pal, 59.42 percent; second, Mike Silverman, 52.51 percent; third, Rajat Basu, 51.71 percent.
Amherst Bridge Club Saturday afternoon -- Unlimited master points, first, Eric Phifer and partner, 58.85 percent; second, Paul Ganley and Ann Hoylman, 56.49 percent; Non-life masters, first, Betty Dorio and Chuck Heimerl, 53.83 percent; second, Frank and Jeanette Levin, 51.63 percent.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon -- Mitchell movement, North-south, first, Ted Kahn and Mike Silverman, 58; east-west, Jeanne Bartholemew and Patricia Truell, 69. second, north-south, Herb Falk and Marv Feuerstein, 57; east-west, Marie Wagner and Meg Wolf, 61.
B&P Duplicate Monday morning -- North-south, Marianne Rindeleisch and Jacqueline Solomon, 184; Nan Denn and Eleanor Whelan, 154; east-west, Barbara Multerer and Arthur Schumacher, 186; Judy and James Grant, 169; possible 312.
B&P Duplicate Wednesday morning -- Howell, Beverly Cohen and Jim Mathis, 108.5; Jean McDonald and Judith Padgug, 90.5; Janet Frisch and Margaret Schomers, 88; possible 168.
B&P Duplicate Friday morning -- North-south, Pol Akman and Luke Danielson, 119; Lance Pollock and William Rich, 118.5; east-west, Ann Hoylman and Bill Finkelstein, 132.5; Dorothy and Edward Rupp, 115; Adrian Figliotti and Celia Calabrese, 110.5; possible 216.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday morning -- Douglas Dean and Gerald Fried, 43.5; Nana Stromberg and Eileen Karnofsky, 38.5; Robert Feasley and Inge Gallant, 37.5; Christy Kellogg and Judy Graf, 35.5; Alberta Brown and Jeanne Gladysz tied with Claire Gareleck and Patricia Burns, 35.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning -- North-south, Betty Fudeman and Jerry Geiger, 65; Kathy Pollock and Rhoda Jacobs, 63; east-west, Douglas Dean and Luke Danielson, 78.5; Dorothy Brenner and Sue Neubecker, 65.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening -- Gerald Fried and Jim Mathis, 98.5; Jay Costello and Brian Mampe, 92.5; Harry Cheung and Vincent Pesce, 91; Carolyn Siracuse and Anne Watkins, 89.5; Fred Yellen and Inge Gallant, 87.5; Christy Kellogg and Elbert Hargesheimer, 83.5; Dorothy Brenner and Jeanne Gladysz, 79.5.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening -- Robert Feasley and Brian Universal, 70; Elaine Universal and John Ricotta, 63.5; Robert Olin and Lorna Brewer, 63; Joe Peters and Brian Mampe, 58.5; Andrei Reinhorn and Tova Reinhorn, 54.5.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning -- Kevin Gervase and Stanley Kozlowski, 50; Helen Sfeir and Ann Edwards, 44.5; Claire Gareleck and Douglas Dean, 43; Alberta Brown and Anne Watkins, 40.5.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday evening -- Elizabeth Clark and Gerald Fried, 51.5; Robert Olin and Carolyn Siracuse, 46.5; Robert Feasley and Michael Ryan, 44.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday morning -- Rhoda Jacobs and John Marvin III tied with Elaine Universal and Brian Mampe, 62.44; Irving Jacobs and Robert Feasley, 61.31; John Kirsits and Teresa Fraas, 59.5.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday Swiss -- first Strat A: Pow Wooldridge, Bill Bascom, Bill Rushmore, Elaine Kurasiewicz. first Strat B: Joyce Kindt, Carolyn Siracuse, Julie Fisher, Catherine Majewski. second Strat B: Harry Cheung, Elizabeth Clark, Elaine Universal, Brian Universal.
Friday Dupliclub -- Jane and Tom Gibbons, 36.5; Laverne Jenkins and Chuck Wolf, 36; possible 63.
Hamburg Senior Duplicate Monday night -- Linda Zittel and Joanne Eckhardt, 64.5; Pat and Alen Tanner, 64; Mary Jo Crone and Marion Guglielmi.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening (Nov. 16) -- Strat A: north-south, Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 99.5; Bob Olin and Marge Schomers, 98.5; Florence Smith and Audrey Adams, 97.5; east-west, Kevin Gervase and Bob Linn, 109; John Valentine and John Lewis, 89.5; Dan and Elve Johnston, 87; Strat B: Bob Horanberg and Bettie Lennon, 82.5.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon (Nov. 20) -- Beverly Norton and Mike Kisiel, 45.5; Audrey Adams and Florence Smith, 39.5; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 39; Peg and Bill Rieker, 38.