Bridge Club Meridian will offer an end-of-the-year triple-point game at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 29.
The Bridge Center of Buffalo will hold its 10:30 a.m. game on Wednesday, Dec. 31, and will be closed Wednesday evening and Thursday, Jan. 1.
The Airport Bridge Club offers double points at its games at noon this Saturday, Dec. 27, following the lesson at 10:45 a.m.; and at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 28; triple points at its games at 11 a.m. Monday, Tuesday and New Year’s Eve Day, Dec. 31, and double points New Year’s Day, Jan. 1; Friday, Jan. 2, and next Saturday, Jan. 3.
Mini-lessons are offered before many games at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. For info, call 834-4222 or click this link.
The email newsletter from the Airport Bridge Club now comes from a new address, firstname.lastname@example.org. The club requests that you add this to your safe domain list. To be added to the email list, call 836-7016.
Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 14, to Sunday, Jan. 18. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, Jan. 23, to Sunday, Jan. 25. For info, click this link.
61st Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Convention Centre, 327 Ontario Street, St. Catharines, Ont., Friday, Feb. 6, to Sunday, Feb. 8.
Toronto Easter Regional – International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto. Tuesday, March 31, to Sunday, April 5.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, April 11, and Sunday, April 12.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 17, to Sunday, April 19.
Burt Garrell Upstate New York Regional – R.I.T. Inn & Conference Center, 5257 W. Henrietta Road, West Henrietta (Rochester). Monday, May 11, to Sunday, May 17. For info, click this link.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Holiday Inn (Cleveland) South, 6001 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 19, to Monday, May 25.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 15, to Sunday, June 21.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12.
Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Road, East Hamilton, Ont. Saturday, July 18, and Sunday, July 19.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Willliamsville. Friday, Sept. 18, to Sunday, Sept. 20.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Webster Columbus Center, 70 Barrett Drive, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 10, and Sunday, Oct. 11.
Buffalo Regional – Location TBA. Tuesday, Oct. 13, to Sunday, Oct. 18. Previously scheduled for Tuesday, June 23, to Sunday, June 28.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, Nov. 7, and Sunday, Nov. 8.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 10, to Sunday, Nov. 15.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 7, to Sunday, Dec. 13.
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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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/
A Silver Life Master since 2011, Dale Anderson reached a career total of 1,800 master points in STaC play earlier this month. He blogs about his progress toward Gold Life Master (2,500 points) and other bridge adventures here.
Week of Dec. 15 to Dec. 21
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs
Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – ACBL Membership Game. Howell. A: Martin Pieterse and Mike Silverman, 58.33%; Elaine Kurasiewicz and Jim Mathis, 57.29%; B: Ron Henrikson and Nadine Stein, 55.21%; C: Art Schumacher and Barbara Multerer, 53.13%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – ACBL Membership Game. Howell. A: Harry Cheung and Barbara Libby, 62.75%; B: Bill Boardman and Ross Markello, 62.59%; Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 55.04%; C: Linda Wynes and Jan Hasselback, 53.25%; Ruth Wurster and Nancy Kessler, 44.23%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – ACBL Membership Game. Howell. A: Art Matthies and Mike Silverman, 59.32%; B: Linda Vassallo and Wilson McClaren, 58.33%; C: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 51.39%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – ACBL Membership Game. Howell. A: John Ziemer and Liz Clark, 64.59%; Mike Ryan and Jerry Geiger, 62.08%; B: Ken Meier and John Kirsits, 57.92%; C: Paula Salamone and Bill Boardman, 50.41%; Marilyn Sultz and Ruth Wurster, 45.84%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – ACBL Membership Game. Howell. A: June Feuerstein and Marilyn Sultz, 62%; Jerry Geiger and John Ziemer, 54%; B: Paul Ganley and Mike Kisiel, 50%; C: Carolyn Siracuse and Paula Kotowski, 49.8%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – ACBL Membership Game. Howell. A: Gaurang Sheth and Jim Madan, 63.55%; Chuck Schorr and Jerry Geiger, 61.46%; B: Shakeel Ahmad and Manju Ceylony, 53.65%; Cleveland Fleming and Bill Boardman, 50%; C: Miri Salamone-Burnett and Paula Salamone, 48.44%; Michael and Ruth Kozower, 40.63%.
Airport Bridge Club Sunday afternoon – ACBL Membership Game. Howell. A: John and Martha Welte, 60%; Barbara Libby and partner, 51%; B: Paula Salamone and Cleveland Fleming, 49%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A: Joyce Greenspan and Barbara Sadkin, 62.80%; B: Natalie Abramson and Richard McGowan, 62.50%; Gene Nawotniak and Maryann Szafran, 62.20%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 45.24%; east-west, A/B/C: Judy Katz and Marcia Frankel, 60.42%; Joel Brownstein and Sol Messinger, 59.23%; Elizabeth Hemenway and Anne Astmann, 55.95%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – Howell. A: Fred Yellen and Bud Seidenberg, 64.81%; B/C: Gary Schmitt and Carol Bedell, 62.22%; Jay Levy and Jim Gullo, 55.56%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday evening – Howell. A/B: John and Martha Welte, 66.67%; John Bielinski and Gene Harvey, 58.33%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargesheimer, 56.25%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 Game. North-south, A/B: Gene Nawotniak and Bill Rich, 72.79%; Jim McClure and Judy Zeckhauser, 59.27%; David Donaldson and Henry Porter, 55.53%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Jeffrey Oshlag, 51.14%; east-west, A: Richard McGowan and Joyce Greenspan, 67.54%; B: Linda Milch and Natalie Abramson, 57.39%; C: Jeff Thier and Lynn Witmer, 53.01%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – Howell. A: Jim Jacobi and Penny Shui, 62.82%; Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 62.18%; Fran Kurtz and Pat Burns, 58.65%; B/C: Henry Chudy and Peter Patterson, 58.33%; Jeff Bender and Gabe Tannenbaum, 55.13%; Bob Olin and Ginny Panaro, 54.17%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Jay Levy and Judy Padgug, 66.75%; B: Nadine Stein and Harry Meyers, 55.70%; C: Pat Lakeman and Judith Bailey, 51.15%; east-west, A/B: Dorothy May and Helen Panza, 57.70%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 55.06%; Ten-Pao Lee and Mike Ryan, 54.04%; C: Betty Metz and Tova Reinhorn, 53.61%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – Howell. A/B: Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 60.74%; C: Gene and Ruth Nawotniak, 57.41%; John and Martha Welte, 54.07%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 61.9%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 61.31%; Jack Kern and Lance Crawford, 54.76%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – North-south, Ken Meier and Dorothy May, 62.80%; Helen Panza and Rita Sofia, 56.25%; Harry Meyers and Fran Kurtz, 52.98%; east-west, Liz Clark and Barbara Libby, 60.05%; Art Morth and Sharon Wilcox, 57.94%; Florence Boyd and Ruth Wurster, 51.85%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – North-south, Edna Fill and Paul Morgante, 63.1%; Beverly Dale and Anne O’Connor, 56.3%; east-west, Lance Pollock and Art Morth, 56.9%; Alicia Kolipinski and Sandy Marcussen, 54.2%.
Lockport Duplicate Tuesday evening – Howell. A: Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 69%; B: Dale Schlyer and Mohan Prabhy, 62%; C: Jean Rosenthal and Marilyn White, 54%.
Lockport Duplicate Saturday afternoon – Howell. Edie Moran and Anne Clancy, 64%; Jasbeer and Violet Makhija, 63%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 58%.
ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – (Dec. 9) Alice Bragg and Diana Brown, 72.25%; Shirley Thompson and David Mathis, 66.67%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 55%; Cindy Darone and Elizabeth Young, 54%; east-west, Lala Maheshujan and Cecelia, 64%; Chuck Heimerl and Marian Morber, 59%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Bruce and Jill Brown, 65%; Cindy Darone and Ross Markello, 52%; east-west, Aruna and Bell Raghu, 69%; Mike Brown and Ron Fill, 52%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Eleanor and Fred Nadel, 67.5%; Priscilla Bretschger and Nita Ferrell, 65.5%; east-west, Esther Greene and Ruth Lansing, 55%; Sandy Recoon and Cis Snitzer, 51.3%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Howell. (Tie) Carol Neuhaus and Dona Tepas, Bill Westley and Kathy Borcik, 64%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Marie Lanza and Lou Lombardi, 70.9%; Phyllis and Al Vogt, 69.2%; east-west, Nancy Hoffman and Eileen Bisantz, 56.3%; Carmella Losi and Esther Ferris, 54%.