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Duplicate Bridge: Oct. 25

The Buffalo Regional Tournament continues today, Saturday, Oct. 25, with pairs and team games at 10 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in the Events Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds. It concludes with Swiss teams at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 26. For info, click this link.

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The Airport Bridge Club is open today, Saturday, Oct. 25, for a lesson at 10:45 a.m. and a pairs game at noon. Extra-point pairs games will be offered at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27, to Friday, Oct. 31, when there will be a unit-rated game and a Halloween celebration.

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The Bridge Center of Buffalo has a unit-rated game with extra points and lunch with Jim Gullo at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Oct. 31.

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Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222 or click this link.

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The email newsletter from the Airport Bridge Club now comes from a new address, bill@airportbridgeclub.com. The club requests that you add this to your safe domain list. To be added to the email list, call 836-7016.

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Western New York Unit 116 has updated its schedule of unit-sponsored games for 2014. It includes:

Club-hosted unit game – Saturday, Nov. 8, noon. Bridge Center of Buffalo, 3362 Sheridan Drive, Amherst.

Eight Is Enough team game – Sunday, Nov. 9. Airport Bridge Club, 247 Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga.

Annual meeting and game – Saturday, Dec. 6, lunch at noon, meeting at 1 p.m., game to follow. Ticket deadline Nov. 28. Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville.

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Tournament calendar

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) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. 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. For info, click this link.

Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, to Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. For info, click this link.

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. For info, click this link.

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.

District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, 2015, to Sunday, June 21, 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.

Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, to Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015.

District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, 2015, to Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015.

Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016.

Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Jan. 22, 2016, to Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016.

Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, March 22, 2016, to Sunday, March 27, 2016.

Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, April 8, 2016, to Sunday, April 10, 2016.

Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 24, 2016, to Monday, May 30, 2016.

District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 13, 2016, to Sunday, June 19, 2016.

Syracuse Regional – Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, to Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.

Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, to Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016.

Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, to Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016.

District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, to Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016.

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Bridge club websites:

Click names for links.

Bridge Center of Buffalo.

Bridge Club Meridian.

Western New York Unit 116.

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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/

Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.

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A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson has been digging for gold master points this week at the Buffalo Regional Tournament. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.

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Duplicate scores

Week of Oct. 13 to Oct. 18

ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – Charity Club Championship. Howell. A/B: Michael and Ruth Kozower, 69.94%; John Kirsits and Nancy Kessler, 61.36%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 51.88%; Isabelle Banas and Linda Wynes, 45.15%.

Airport Bridge Club Monday afternoon – Club Appreciation Game. North-south, A/B/C: Barbara Sadkin and Joyce Greenspan, 60.50%; east-west, A: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 58.08%; B: Joe Rooney and Bill Boardman, 56.17%; C: Barbara Multerer and Art Schumacher, 51.67%.

Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A/B: Joe Rooney and Ken Meier, 59.50%; C: Judy Kaprove and Ruth Kozower, 49.97%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Jerry Geiger, 64.93%; B/C: Bill Regan and Bill Boardman, 54.54%.

Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Brian Block and Paula Salamone, 67.19%; Bob Andersen and Vince Pesce, 64.06%; B: Walt Olszewski and Martin Pieterse, 61.46%; C: Jan and Carl Hasselback, 50%.

Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – Howell. A: Helen Panza and Mike Silverman, 67.50%; Alan Greer and partner, 63.13%; B: Liz Clark and John Ziemer, 60%; C: June Feuerstein and Bob Kaprove, 51.88%; Ruth Wurster and Paula Salamone, 50%.

Airport Bridge Club Thursday afternoon – ACBL-wide International Fund Game. North-south, A: Harry Cheung and Vince Pesce, 58.46%; B: Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 51.67%; C: Sandra Englund and June Feuerstein, 45.67%; east-west, A: John Ziemer and Mike Silverman, 64.83%; B: Martin and Barbara Pieterse, 53.21%; C: Don Grant and Linda Wynes, 49.71%.

Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – Club Appreciation Game. Howell. A: Jim Mathis and Ken Meier, 63.19%; B: Janet Frisch and Chuck Schorr, 52.78%; Bill Boardman and Dale Anderson, 52.08%; C: Martin Pieterse and Paula Kotowski, 50%; Alex Miller and Paula Salamone, 47.92%.

Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Club Appreciation Game. Howell. A: J. Bailey Leftwich and Cleveland Fleming, 54%; Jerry Geiger and Martin Pieterse, 52%; B: (tie) Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, Dale Anderson and partner, 50%.

Airport Bridge Club Sunday morning – Club Appreciation Swiss Teams. A: Nancy Wolstoncroft, Howard Foster, Mike Ryan, Mike Silverman, 49 VPs; B: Ron Henrikson, June Feuerstein, Carolyn Siracuse, Alan Greer, 47 VPs.

Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – Club Appreciation Swiss Teams. A: Nancy Wolstoncroft, Howard Foster, Mike Ryan, Mike Silverman, 49 VPs; B: Shakeel Ahmad, Manju Ceylony, Judi Marshall, John Ziemer, 46 VPs.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Monday noon – 99ers. North-south, A: Kathy Pollock and Joyce Meskill, 60.83%; B: Marcia Frankel and Judy Katz, 53.33%; C: Elizabeth Defeo and Phyllis Stasiowski, 50%; east-west, A: James McClure and Joan Nigrelli, 68.33%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 65%; B: Terrence Camp and Patricia Haynes, 46.67%; C: Carol Roth and Janice Johnson, 45.83%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Paula Rosen and James McClure, 59.74%; B/C: Francine and Louis Pfohl, 56.46%; Joe Miranda and Denise Mattingly, 55.95%; east-west, A/B: Sandra Morrison and Heather Roberts, 61.61%; Carla Press and Agi Maisel, 57.52%; Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 56.08%; Nancy Torrell and Marilyn Sultz, 54.51%; C: Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 50.98%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Jay Levy and Jay Costello, 62.82%; B: Liz Clark and Elaine Universal, 60.90%; (tie) Bud Seidenberg and Fred Yellen, Jim Gullo and Judy Graf, 54.81%; C: Elaine Kurasiewicz and Tova Reinhorn, 54.49%; Donna Steffan and Judy Padgug, 54.17%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A: Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 58%; Dian Petrov and Meg Klamp, 54%; B: Jeff Bender and Rich Cramer-Benjamin, 53%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 59.31%; Joyce Greenspan and Richard McGowan, 58.86%; James McClure and Usha Khurana, 57.24%; Ted Kahn and Bob Olin, 56.44%; C: Mickey Martin and Christine Grant, 53.27%; east-west, A: Jo Nasoff-Finton and Sharon Chang, 66.27%; Chip Kean and Art Matthies, 62.72%; B: Laurie Foster and Violet Makhija, 58.30%; Gloria and Jim Brown, 54.43%; C: Jeffrey Oshlag and Marilyn Wortzman, 53.09%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A/B: (tie) Bob Olin and Madhav Deshmukh, Sharon Benz and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 57.53%; C: Ten-Pao Lee and Peter Shui, 52.88%; east-west, A/B: Thomas Koralewski and David Colligan, 61.06%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 58.81%; Teresa Fraas and Elaine Universal, 57.69%; C: Gaurang Sheth and Gary Schmitt, 57.21%; Dian Petrov and Kamil Bishara, 54.49%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Meg Klamp and Judy Graf, 64.58%; B: Davis Heussler and Gene Finton, 62.96%; Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 62.27%; C: Pat Lakeman and Judith Bailey, 48.26; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 59.49%; B: Harry Cheung and Susan Bergman, 57.09%; Jim Gullo and Fred Yellen, 56.22%; Dian Petrov and Jay Levy, 54.89%; C: Jeanne Gladysz and Linda Burroughsford, 53.36%.

Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – 10th Anniversary Game. Section A: North-south, A: Sharon Benz and Meg Klamp, 61.44%; Chongmin Zhang and Joanne Kelley, 54.25%; B: Helen Panza and Anne Watkins, 53.59%; C: Joe Miranda and Usha Khurana, 51.96%; east-west, A: Jay Levy and Bud Seidenberg, 65.69%; Davis Heussler and Mike Ryan, 61.66%; B: Gaurang Sheth and Gary Schmitt, 58.82%; C: Carol Roth and Nancy Torrell, 50.22%; Section B: North-south, A: Claire Gareleck and Jim Gullo, 58.28%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 56.86%; B: Pat Burns and Jeanne Gladysz, 56.21%; C: Gene and Ruth Nawotniak, 49.46%; east-west, A: Donna Steffan and Fred Yellen, 65.47%; B/C: John and Martha Welte, 60.68%; Cathy Majewski and Pat Rasmus, 56.64%; Larry and Dorothy Soong, 55.34%; Stan Kozlowski and Kathy Pollock, 54.68%.

Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 64.29%; Judy Ford and Dorothy Rey, 54.17%; Darcy Young and Bob Farwell, 52.38%.

Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Walt Olszewski and Eleanor Whelan, 56.35%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Carol Bedell, 50.26%; Ted Kahn and Betty Metz, 48.41%; east-west, Jay Levy and Dian Petrov, 67.86%; Gene Finton and Ken Meier, 61.90%; Tova Reinhorn and Dorothy Soong, 46.13%.

Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. Judie Bailey and Bob Lederhouse, 61%; Jim and Paula Jones, 58%; Jim Madan and Mark Pascale, 56%; Jean Rosenthal and Jim Jacobi, 52%.

Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Dave and Jane Larcom, 64%; Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, 63%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 58%; Pat Lanighan and Marge Schomers, 52%.

Other clubs

ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. Alice Bragg and Diana Brown, 59.08%; Jewel Marshall and Doanne Jackson, 54.58%.

Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 62%; George Mayers and Peg Gorham, 56%; east-west, Jill and Bruce Brown, 57%; John and Jini Rubinstein, 55%.

Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Shirley Cassety and Sam Grossman, 59%; Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 55%; east-west, Marv Feuerstein and Jeff Peters, 66%; Joe Day and Lorey Repicci, 61%.

Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Eleanor Murray and Fred Nadel, 58.1%; Mary Blanchard and Ruth Jones, 56.3%; east-west, Ruth Williams and Sandy Recoon, 58.7%; Joe Fiore and Bernie Myers, 56.5%.

Clarence Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Marge and Bob McMillen, 63%; Judy Thielman and Kathy Borcik, 52%; east-west, Jan Roalsvig and Bill Adolf, 64%.

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Phyllis and Al Vogt, 56%; (tie) Mike Brown and Ron Fill, Mike and Pat Weber, 55.6%; east-west, Eileen Bisantz and Nancy Hoffman, 70.7%; Carmella Losi and Paul Morgante, 55.6%.

email: danderson@buffnews.com