The Airport Bridge Club has triple point pairs games at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27; double point pairs at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30; and its annual Halloween celebration at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 31.
Western New York Unit 116 hosts a unit championship pairs game at 7:15 p.m. next Saturday, Nov. 2, in the Airport Bridge Club. Liz Clark chairs and prepares the chili.
The Bridge Center of Buffalo holds its annual meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, followed by a game and pot-luck treats. Members play for free.
The Niagara Falls, Ont., Regional Tournament will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5, to Sunday, Nov. 10, in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. For info, click this link.
Unit 116 has updated its schedule of unit games and special games for the rest of 2013. They include:
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.
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. 14 to Oct. 20
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A/B/C: Nadine Stein and June Feuerstein, 59.92%; east-west, A: Shirley Cassety and Ross Markello, 64.62%; B/C: Gerry Hooley and John Rubinstein, 53.71%.
Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – One Winner, A: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 62.50%; Jim Mathis and Jerry Geiger, 59.10%; B: Sandra Scheff and Mike Silverman, 58.20%; C: Bob and Judy Kaprove, 54.50%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: Judi Marshall and Jerry Geiger, 59.12%; B: Joe Rooney and Ken Meier, 57.12%; C: Judy Kaprove and Paul Zittel, 52.50%; east-west, A: Chuck Schorr and Liz Clark, 62.70%; B/C: Carol Bedell and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 59.32%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Club Appreciation Game. North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 61.31%; B: Joe Benenati and Mike Kisiel, 55.65%; C: Pawan Matta and June Feuerstein, 52.68%; east-west, A/B: Dorothy May and Carolyn Siracuse, 63.10%; C: Barbara and Martin Pieterse, 51.19%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A/B: Carlton Stone and Nancy Kessler, 62.50%; C: Faith Perry and Florence Boyd, 54.17%; east-west, A: Mike Ryan and Jerry Geiger, 58.80%; B/C: Linda Wynes and Don Grant, 53.01%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Charity Club Championship. North-south, A: Ken Meier and Jim Mathis, 62.50%; B/C: Michael and Ruth Kozower, 61.01%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Jerry Geiger, 59.23%; B/C: Alicia Kolipinski and Marilyn Sultz, 52.08%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday morning – Unit Championship. North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Liz Clark, 66.96%; B: Beverly Dale and Dale Anderson, 54.98%; C: Mary Davey Carr and Ted Kahn, 54.86%; east-west, A: Ross Markello and Shirley Cassety, 56.85%; B: Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 54.32%; C: Ron Henrikson and Bill Boardman, 47.92%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 62.69%; B: Jo Finton and Kathy Stamm, 56.06%; C: Sandra Silverberg and Elaine Zeve, 53.41%; east-west, A/B/C: Sol Messinger and Joel Brownstein, 63.64%; Linda Milch and Sharon Chang, 58.71%; Joanne Zavarella and Diane Forrest, 56.25%; Jasbeer Makhija and Violet Makhija, 55.87%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A/B: Berta Brown and Joanne Kelley, 58.93%; C: Tova Reinhorn and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 54.17%; east-west, A: Fred Yellen and Bud Seidenberg, 62.50%; B: Judy Graf and Jim Gullo, 55.06%; C: James Tao and Larry Soong, 50.30%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: (tie) Kathy Pollock and Saleh Fetouh; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 59.50%; Claire Gareleck and Gabriel Tannenbaum, 54.50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A: Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 57.14%; B: Roslyn Berkovitz and Rose Bochiechio, 54.17%; C: Judy Katz and Marcia Frankel, 46.43%; east-west, A/B/C: Jane Roberts and Hannah Weinberg, 57.74%; Eugene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 57.44%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Bert Hargesheimer and Pat Rasmus, 62.50%; B/C: (tie) Ten-Pao Lee and Peter Shui, Warren O’Connell and Michael Ryan, 60.42%; east-west, A: Edith Knaszak and Chris Urbanek, 66.67%; B: Chongmin Zhang and Penny Shui, 60.23%; Joel Brownstein and Jim Gullo, 57.77%; Ken Meier and Walt Olszewski, 54.55%; C: Guy Puccio and Pat Rogers, 53.41%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Fred Yellen and Jim Gullo, 65.97%; Jeanne Gladysz and Walt Olszewski, 56.25%; C: Pat Lakeman and Judie Bailey, 55.32%; east-west, A/B: Judy Graf and Michael Ryan, 65.74%; C: Jo Finton and Kathy Stamm, 56.71%; Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 56.25%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A: Bert Hargesheimer and Christy Kellogg, 71.76%; B: Sharon Benz and Mary Ludwiczak, 56.02%; C: Bob Olin and Janet Frisch, 50%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Sunday afternoon – Eight Is Enough Swiss Teams. Penny Shui, Peter Shui, Guarang Sheth and Vladimir Oudalov, 98 VPs; Linda Burroughsford, Peter Patterson, Judy Padgug and Bob Padgug, 82 VPs; Jim Gullo, Eugene Harvey, Tova Reinhorn and Andrei Reinhord, 76 VPs; Chris Urbanek, Ten-Pao Lee, Claire Gareleck and Cathy Majewski, 74 VPs.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Glen and Pat Schmarder, 65.7%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 59.93%; Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 58.65%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 57.37%; (tie) Jim Downing and David Floyd, Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 56.42%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Ruth Wurster and Mercedes Reinbolt, 61.01%; Howard Foster and Michael Ryan, 54.76%; Donna Steffan and Claire Gareleck, 53.57%; east-west, Jim Gullo and Judy Graf, 69.35%; Jay Levy and Fred Yellen, 57.74%; Pat Rasmus and Barbara Landree, 57.14%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Edna Fill and Nancy Acara, 59.6%; Joyce Kindt and Ron Fill, 52%; east-west, (tie) Mike and Vince Taeger, Al Dickman and Anne O’Connor, 58.9%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – North-south, A: Jim and Paula Jones, 55%; B: Carolyn Siracuse and Marge Schomers, 53%; C: Miriam Regnet and Elve Johnston, 52%; east-west, A: Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 59%; B: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 56%; C: Gwilym Brick and Dan Blatz, 50%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. A: Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, 65%; B: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 60%; C: (tie) Jim and Paula Jones, Mercedes Reinbolt and Marge Schomers, 58%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Bruce and Jill Brown, 58%; Bruce Burr and Russ Markello, 52%, east-west, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 69%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 53%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Joe Fiore and Bernie Myer, 77.2%; Nita Ferrell and Ruth Killeen, 55.6%; Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 52.8%; east-west, Mary Blanchard and Libby Neuner, 62.2%; Sandy Recoon and Irwin Brock, 56.7%; Ruth and Eric Lansing, 53.9%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. Marge and Bob McMillen, 60%; Carol Neuhaus and Marc Sobkiewicz, 56%.
Friday Dupliclub – North-south, Jennifer and Peter Reynolds, 62%; east-west, Dave and Moragh Stroud, 67%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Marie Lanza and Lou Lombardi, 65.1%; Julie Ameroso and Edna Fill, 59.3%; east-west, Phyllis and Al Vogt, 61.2%; Thelma Frauenhofer and Adrienne Sakavicious, 53.1%.