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Duplicate Bridge: July 1, 2017

The Airport Bridge Club will offer extra-point games at noon today, Saturday, July 1, and next Saturday, July 8, and at 11 a.m. Monday to Friday. The Bridge Center of Buffalo also holds an extra-point game at noon today.
On Tuesday, July 4, the Airport Bridge Club will be open, while the Bridge Center of Buffalo and the Lockport Duplicate Bridge Club will be closed for the Independence Day holiday.

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Hamburg Senior Bridge, which has been meeting on Tuesday afternoons for the past two years at the Hamburg Senior Center, 4540 Southwestern Blvd., is looking for additional players.
Previous players who have been away from the game, as well as advanced beginners who recently took classes, are welcome to join the group.
Players arrive around 12:15 p.m. Play begins at 12:30 and ends around 3:30. For more information, players can drop in prior to the game, call 202-4505 or email chetzler@roadrunner.com.

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Free bridge lessons will be offered for students from fifth to 12th grade on Thursday mornings from July 6 to Aug. 31 this summer at the Bridge Center of Buffalo. Sessions will include practice games, snacks and social time. For info and to sign up, email Carol Bedell at lorac5@roadrunner.com. Here’s the flyer:

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Western New York Unit 116 regularly sponsors special games. Currently they include:
Annual Picnic and Game – Sunday, Aug. 20. Rescue Fire Hall, 1241 Strad Ave., North Tonawanda.
Annual Meeting and Game – Saturday, Dec. 2. Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst.

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Tournament calendar

Hamilton Sectional – Royal Canadian Legion, 435 Limeridge Drive East, Hamilton, Ont. Next Saturday, July 8, and Sunday, July 9. For info, click this link. 
Rochester Summer Sectional – Moose Club, 5375 W. Henrietta Road, Henrietta. Saturday, July 15, and Sunday, July 16. For info, click this link.
Roni Atkins Pittsburgh Labor Day Regional – Monroeville Convention Center/Doubletree Hotel, 209 Mall Plaza Blvd., Monroeville, Pa. Tuesday, Aug. 29, to Sunday, Sept. 4. For info, click this link.
Great Lakes Fall Sectional – Erie Bridge Association, 1221 Grant Ave., Erie, Pa. Saturday, Sept. 9, and Sunday, Sept. 10. For info, click this link.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Sept. 15, to Sunday, Sept. 17. For info, click this link.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Location TBA, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 14, and Sunday, Oct. 15.
Buffalo Regional – Adam’s Mark Hotel, 120 Church St., Buffalo. Tuesday, Oct. 17, to Sunday, Oct. 22. For info, click this link.
Pittsburgh Fall Sectional – Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center, 3579 Masonic Way, Pittsburgh, Pa. Friday, Oct. 27, to Sunday, Oct. 29.
Niagara Falls Regional – Crowne Plaza Hotel, 5685 Falls Ave., Niagara Falls, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 7, to Sunday, Nov. 12. For info, click this link.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA, Waterloo. Saturday, Nov. 11, and Sunday, Nov. 12.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 4, to Sunday, Dec. 10.

2018 

Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Embassy Suites, 5800 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, to Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, to Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.
Niagara District Sectional – Holiday Inn Parkway Conference Centre, 327 Ontario St., St. Catharines, Ont. Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, to Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.
Toronto Easter Regional – Sheraton Toronto Centre, 123 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ont. Tuesday, March 27, 2018, to Sunday, April 1, 2018.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Williamsville. Friday, April 13, 2018, to Sunday, April 15, 2018.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Location TBA, Webster. Saturday, April 28, 2018, and Sunday, April 29, 2018.
Ithaca Sectional – Location TBA. Saturday, May 19, 2018, and Sunday, May 20, 2018.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Embassy Suites, 5800 Rockside Road, Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 22, 2018, to Monday, May 28, 2018.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 11, 2018, to Sunday, June 17, 2018.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Location TBA, Webster. Saturday, July 14, 2018, and Sunday, July 15, 2018.
Syracuse Regional – Holiday Inn, 441 Electronics Parkway, Liverpool. Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, to Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018.
Pittsburgh Labor Day Regional – Monroeville Convention Center/Doubletree Hotel, 209 Mall Plaza Blvd., Monroeville, Pa. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, to Sunday, Sept. 3, 2018.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Main-Transit Fire Hall, 6777 Main St., Amherst. Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, to Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Location TBA, Webster. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, and Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.
Buffalo Regional – Adams Mark Hotel, 120 Church St., Buffalo. Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, to Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Location TBA, Canandaigua. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, and Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, to Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018.

2019 

Cleveland Rock and Roll Regional – Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, to Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.
Buffalo Winter Sectional – Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, to Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.
Buffalo Spring Sectional – Friday, April 5, 2019, to Sunday, April 7, 2019.
Rochester Spring Sectional – Saturday, April 13, 2019, and Sunday, April 14, 2019.
Toronto Easter Regional – Tuesday, April 16, 2019, to Sunday, April 21, 2019.
Rochester Regional – Tuesday, May 13, 2019, to Sunday, May 18, 2019.
Cleveland All-American Regional – Tuesday, May 21, 2019, to Monday, May 27, 2019.
District 5 Spring Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, June 10, 2019, to Sunday, June 16, 2019.
Rochester Summer Sectional – Saturday, July 13, 2019, and Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Pittsburgh Labor Day Regional – Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, to Sunday, Sept. 2, 2019.
Buffalo Fall Sectional – Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, to Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019.
Rochester Fall Sectional – Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, and Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019.
Buffalo Regional – Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, to Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.
Niagara Falls Regional – Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, to Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019.
Finger Lakes Sectional – Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, and Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019.
District 5 Winter Sectional Tournament at the Clubs (STaC) – At local ACBL-sanctioned bridge clubs. Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, to Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019.

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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, Google “Duplicate Bridge” plus the current Saturday date, which should bring up a link to it on the Buffalo News website.
Sometimes the online version does not materialize on the Buffalo News website, at least not in a timely fashion. When that happens, like it did a couple times recently, you can find it as an appendix to Dale Anderson’s bridge blog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
The online version contains unabridged scores and a longer list of notices. Deadline for submission of scores and notices is Tuesday night.
Email danderson@buffnews.com or dahotwings@aol.com. Office phone is (716) 849-4420.

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A Ruby Life Master since the ACBL created that new ranking at the beginning of 2016, Dale Anderson just surpassed 2,200 master points. 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 June 19 to June 25
ACBL Sanctioned Clubs

Airport Bridge Club Monday morning – North-south, A: Carolyn Siracuse and Dale Anderson, 61.37%; Jerry Geiger and Bob Linn, 53.94%; B/C: Hannah Weinberg and Christine Malarkey, 52.57%; east-west, A: Sharon Chang and Gay Simpson, 63.80%; Liz Clark and Barbara Libby, 57.55%; B: Cynthia Helfman and Nadine Stine, 55%; C: Margaret Zhou and Ed Morgan, 50.44%.
Airport Bridge Club Tuesday morning – North-south, A: (tie) Liz Clark and Harry Cheung, Judy Kaprove and Ruth Kozower, 55.56%; C: Pat Lakeman and Mary Terrana, 53.94%; east-west, A: Gay Simpson and Jeff Oshlag, 62.24%; Judi Marshall and Jerry Geiger, 60.94%; B: Jan Hasselback and Linda Zittel, 58.33%; C: Paula Kotowski and Dede Kluckhohn, 47.13%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Art Matthies, 63.33%; B: Ruth Wurster and Paula Salamone, 57.50%; C: Christine Malarkey and Joyce Greenspan, 43.33%; east-west, A/B: Cynthia and Ron Helfman, 60.83%; C: Denise Slattery and Bob Sommerstein, 57.50%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday noon – North-south, A: Jerry Geiger and Art Matthies, 70%; Mike Silverman and Bob Kaprove, 67.50%; B/C: Art Schumacher and Ron Henrickson, 50%; east-west, A: June Feuerstein and Dale Anderson, 62.50%; B/C: Christine Malarkey and Joyce Greenspan, 58.33%; Dorothy and Ted May, 53.33%.
Airport Bridge Club Wednesday afternoon – Howell. Denise Slattery and Bob Sommerstein, 60%; Florence Boyd and partner, 56.67%; Eva Schmidt and Paula Salamone, 55%.
Airport Bridge Club Thursday morning – North-south, A: Allen Beroza and Jerry Geiger, 62.50%; B: Ruth Kozower and Ed Drozen, 54.46%; C: Sharon Wilcox and Bill Boardman, 50%; east-west, A: Judi Marshall and Tom Fraas, 61.90%; B: Nancy Kessler and Ross Markello, 60.12%; C: June Feuerstein and Alex Miller, 51.79%.
Airport Bridge Club Friday morning – North-south, A/B: Nadine Stein and Judy Kaprove, 55.65%; C: Gene Nowatniak and Rajat Basu, 51.79%; east-west, A: Mike Silverman and Michael Kozower, 54.76%; B: Dorothy and Larry Soong, 54.46%; C: Marilyn Wortzman and Ruth Nowotniak, 51.49%.
Airport Bridge Club Saturday afternoon – Howell. Liz Clark and Jerry Geiger, 63.31%; Nancy Wolstoncroft and Alan Greer, 62.39%; B/C: Denise Slattery and Gene Nowatniak, 56.60%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Tuesday noon – Non-life masters. North-south, A/B: Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 64.29%; C: Mary Blanchard and Carol Roth, 52.08%; east-west, A/B/C: Terry Camp and Bill Noltee, 63.99%; Pat Kilbury and Sandra Silverberg, 61.90%; Marcia Wright and Ginger Maiman, 58.33%; Agi Maisel and Carla Press, 55.36%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Wednesday morning – North-south, A: Sharon Benz and Liz Clark, 63.66%; Meg Klamp and Joan Rose, 61.11%; B/C: Gene Nawotniak and Chip Kean, 58.80%; east-west, A/B/C: Davis Heussler and David Colligan, 63.66%; Jay Levy and Bill Rushmore, 57.41%; Mary Ball and Art Morth, 56.02%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday noon – 0-750 game. North-south A: Marilyn Wortzman and Jim Easton, 64.77%; B/C: Bram and Terry Hamovitch, 57.20%; (tie) Phyllis Wilkinson and Ginny Panaro, Bill Noltee and Val Derenda, 55.87%; Pat Kilbury and Jeff Oshlag, 54.55%; east-west, A/B: Marilyn Shuman and Agi Maisel, 61.74%; C: Paul Ziebarth and Carol Neuhaus, 60.80%; Larry and Dorothy Soong, 57.39%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 55.11%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Thursday evening – North-south, A: Sharon Benz and Nancy Wolstoncroft, 59.52%; B: John Marvin and Usha Khurana, 53.57%; C: Beena and Madhav Deshmukh, 52.98%; east-west, A: Penny and Peter Shui, 67.56%; Meg Klamp and Judi Marshall, 62.80%; B: Ten-Pao Lee and Sushil Amlani, 54.17%; C: Cathy Majewski and Vince Taeger, 47.62%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Friday morning – North-south, A: Chris Urbanek and Joan Rose, 59.23%; B: Jim Gullo and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 58.63%; Kathy Pollock and Amita Arora, 55.36%; C: Pat Lakeman and Mary Terrana, 49.11%; east-west, A: Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 60.71%; B: Audrey Ray and Dian Petrov, 58.33%; C: Betty Metz and Marietta Kalman, 50.60%.
Bridge Center of Buffalo Saturday noon – One winner. A: Meg Klamp and Judy Padgug, 59.03%; B/C: Ten-Pao Lee and Bob Padgug, 55.56%; Mike Ryan and Judy Graf, 54.86%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Ken Meier and Joe Rooney, 63.89%; Enid Sweet and Ann Battaglia, 56.94%; Bob and Joan Ciszak, 54.86%; Joe Miranda and Lillian Gotshall, 52.08%.
Bridge Club Meridian Monday morning – Howell. Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 60.04%; Davis Heussler and Gene Finton, 54.25%; Helen Panza and Rita Sofia, 53.28%; Adrian Figliotti and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 50.36%.
Delaware Wednesday evening – Howell. Jan O’Mara and Jennifer Reynolds, 62.8 %; Bill Rich and Henry Chudy, 57.4%; Anne O’Connor and Ed Harman, 57.3%.
Lockport Duplicate Bridge Tuesday evening – Howell. James and Paula Jones, 62.96%; Roy Crocker and John Lewis, 60.74%; Jeff Bender and Gabe Tannenbaum, 57.04%; John and Barbara Scott, 54.07%.
Lockport Duplicate Bridge Saturday afternoon – Howell. James and Paula Jones, 56.94%; Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 54.17%; Miriam Regnet and Roy Crocker, 53.47%; (tie) John and Barbara Scott, Elve Johnston and Kathy Fenn, 52.78%.

Other clubs

ABA Humboldt Bridge Club Tuesday evening – Howell. David Mathis and Shirley Thompson, 63.37%; Neola McGuire and Pamela Murphy, 55%.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 68%; Marian Morber and Fritz Schweiger, 53%; east-west, Herb Falk and Marv Feuerstein, 60%; Bruce Burr and Ross Markello, 59%.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday morning – North-south, Sam Grossman and Shirley Cassety, 72.5%; George Mayers and Marian Morber, 65%; east-west, Nancy and Pat Touell, 56.3%; Marv Feuerstein and Fritz Schweiger, 54.4%.
Canterbury Woods Duplicate Wednesday – North-south, Dottie Potembski and Gerry Stange, 58.5%; (tie) Ruth Lansing and Sukhanand Jain, George Lee and Dick Munschauer, 48.3%; east-west, Jayne Freeman and Perry Hoffman, 64.6%; Bill Hambridge and Sandy Recoon, 56.3%.
Clarence Senior Center Thursday – Bob Stroman and George Dorigo, 56%; (tie) Judy Thielman and Kathy Borcik, Ellen Lochead and Bill Rogers, 53%.
Town of Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – North-south, Pat and Mike Weber, 64.5%; Ellen Errigo and Paul Morgante, 56.7%; Kathy Weigel and Edna Fill 55%; east-west, Mary Veitch and Carmella Losi, 55%; Kay Brinkman and Lynda Pettit, 52.3%; Fritz Schweiger and Marv Feuerstein, 50.6%.

Email: danderson@buffnews.com

 

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