Face-to-face video games proceed to be performed on a restricted foundation at native bridge golf equipment.
The Buffalo Bridge Center has in-person open video games at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Friday. Attendance is starting from three to 5 tables.
The East Aurora Bridge Club has been holding face-to-face video games for greater than a 12 months. Play begins at 10 a.m. Wednesdays within the Aurora Senior Citizens Center, 101 King St., East Aurora. Players should put on masks. Attendance is usually three or 4 tables. For extra information, e-mail director Dave Larcom at [email protected].
In particular person video games are again on the Bridge Centre of Niagara in St. Catharines, Ont., at 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays, now that Ontario has relaxed Covid-19 restrictions. Proof of vaccination and mask-wearing required. The membership’s different usually scheduled video games proceed on Bridge Base Online.
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Players who aren’t snug with face-to-face play or who aren’t vaccinated can earn ACBL grasp factors in quite a lot of video games sponsored by native golf equipment on Bridge Base Online. Info will be discovered at acbl.org or bridgebase.com.
Available on Bridge Base Online are the Buffalo Bridge Center’s 0-750 grasp level restrict sport at 7 p.m. Mondays, a 1,200-point grasp level restrict sport at midday Tuesday, a 1,500-point sport at midday Thursdays and the Delaware Wednesday sport at 7 p.m. Wednesday, which is restricted to gamers with fewer than 2,000 factors. For extra information, go to the Buffalo Bridge Center website, name 716-691-6201 or e-mail appearing membership supervisor Terry Fraas at [email protected].
The Rust Belt Bridge Group, which invitations gamers from Buffalo, Cleveland and Pittsburgh to play on Bridge Base Online, has novice video games at 9:45 a.m. Monday to Saturday, with open video games at 9:50. To go to the group’s homepage, click on this link. For different information, name Dian Petrov at 716-688-1226 or e-mail [email protected].
The Airport Bridge Club is linked on Bridge Base Online with the Alliance Bridge Club, the ACBL’s largest bridge membership, which provides greater than a dozen video games every single day. Anyone who has performed on the Airport Club is routinely a member. For extra information, go to alliancebridgeclub.com or name Airport Club supervisor Bill Finkelstein at 716-603-6943.
The Delaware Wednesday Club performs on Bridge Base Online below auspices of the Buffalo Bridge Center at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For information, name Ed Harman at 716-480-1666 or e-mail [email protected].
CANCELED: Toronto Easter Regional – Sheraton Toronto Centre, 123 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ont. Tuesday, April 12, to Sunday, April 17.
CANCELED: Ithaca Sectional – Kendal at Ithaca, 2230 N. Triphammer Road, Ithaca. Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15.
Cleveland All American Regional – Embassy Suites Hotel, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence, Ohio. Tuesday, May 24, to Monday, May 30. For information, click on this link.
Niagara-on-the-Lake Spring Sectional – 0-750 Tournament. Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Center, 14 Anderson Lane. Friday, June 3, to Sunday, June 5. For information, click on this link.
Toronto Summer Regional – Delta Hotels by Marriott Toronto Airport, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ont. Tuesday, July 5, to Sunday, July 10. For information, click on this link.
The Airport Bridge Club doesn’t have a web site. For information, name 716-603-6943.
Duplicate scores from Bridge Base Online
Week of March 28 to April 3
Buffalo Bridge Center Monday night – 0-750 sport. Carol Licata and Stephane Ronget, 66.11%; Linda Milch and Paula Rosen, 59.44%; Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 56.67%; Michel Dupuis and Gary Keenan, 55.56%; Betsy and Jim Greno, 55%; Jo Ann Smith and Maria Schory, 54.44%.
Buffalo Bridge Center Tuesday morning – 0-1,200 sport. Joanne Nover and Janet Desmon, 60.95%; (tie) Sriram Datla and Kusum Phadke, David Schott and John Marvin, 55.71%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 54.29%; Marilyn Wortzman and Jim Easton, 53.33%; Laura and John Houghtaling, 51.90%.
Buffalo Bridge Center Wednesday morning – Open sport. Davis Heussler and Ten-Pao Lee, 65.28%; Saleh Fetouh and Jay Costello, 57.64%; Judy Padgug and Jim Gullo, 54.86%.
Buffalo Bridge Center Thursday morning – 0-1,500 sport. North-south, Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 61.11%; Martha Townson and Jim Lanzo, 58.89%; Richard McGowan and Bill Rich, 56.67%; Natalie Abramson and Judy Katz, 55.28%; Janie Polk and Judith Bailey, 51.94%; east-west, Rajat Basu and John Bava, 63.89%; Sriram Datla and Kusum Phadke, 60%; Marilyn Wortzman and Jim Easton, 59.72%; Carol Roth and Audrey Ray, 56.94%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 51.11%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Pat and Dick Rasmus, 64.58%; Linda and Paul Zittel, 55.21%; Joe Miranda and Joe Rooney, 51.40%.
Delaware Wednesday night – Amita Arora Marilyn Wortzman and Jim Easton, 61.53%; Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 60%; Bill Feasley and Paul Zittel, 59.44%; Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 58.33%; Beena Deshmukh and Bill Rich, 53.75%.
Buffalo Spring Sectional Friday morning – North-south, A: Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 61.03%; Judy Padgug and John Ziemer, 58.21%; Saleh Fetouh and Stan Kozlowski, 56.92%; B: Margie Spence and Jill Miller, 56.03%; Mary Miller and David Waterman, 55%; Miriam Kerbel and Ruth Falkenstein, 50.64%; C: Bonnie Clement and Joanne Nover, 47.56%; east-west, A: Jay Levy and Fred Yellen, 67.69%; Kathy Pollock and Roger Woodin, 58.46%; Davis Heussler and Kamil Bishara, 57.44%; Sharon Benz and Ten-Pao Lee, 55.13%; Bud Seidenberg and Jay Costello, 52.82%; Nancy Wolstoncroft and Barbara Libby, 51.41%; B: Martha Townson and Jim Lanzo, 51.28%; Ken Salter and David Schott, 50.38%; Betty Metz and Barbara Landree, 48.08; C: (tie) Maria and Sushil Amlani, Barbara McIver and Stephen Snell, 47.31%.
Buffalo Spring Sectional Friday afternoon – North-south, A: Howard Foster and Mike Ryan, 57.56%; B: David Schott and Ken Salter, 56.03%; Barbara Landree and Betty Metz, 55%; C: Martha Townson and Jim Lanzo, 51.67%; east-west, A: Pat Rasmus and Paul Zittel, 61.79%; Kathy Pollock and Roger Woodin, 59.62%; Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 57.82%; Art Morth and Bill Rushmore, 57.44%; Judy Graf and Jim Gullo, 56.92%; Nancy Wolstoncroft and Barbara Libby, 56.67%; B/C: Mac Beckwith and David Latart, 51.67%.
Buffalo Spring Sectional Saturday morning – North-south, A: Zheng Zhang and Kole Meng, 60.64%; Jay Levy and Bud Seidenberg, 59.49%; B: Rajat Basu and Larry Abate, 58.59%; Mary Miller and David Waterman, 52.95%; Ken Salter and Ten-Pao Lee, 52.82%; C: Joanne Nover and Laurie Foster, 47.69%; east-west, A: Dorin Toma and Gabriel Tatar, 56.92%; Chris Urbanek and Sharon Benz, 56.67%; Davis Heussler and David Colligan, 56.41%; B: Linda and Paul Zittel, 55.77%; Donna Pottle and John Marvin, 52.95%; C: Ruth Nawotniak and Joyce Frayer, 51.92%.
Buffalo Spring Sectional Saturday afternoon – North-south, A: Zheng Zhang and Kole Meng, 70.19%; Bert Hargeshimer and Ten-Pao Lee, 55.45%; Jay Levy and Bud Seidenberg, 55.29%; Davis Heussler and David Colligan, 54.81%; Judy Graf and Mike Ryan, 52.24%; B: Doug Spiker and Lewis Rothberg, 51.92%; Denise Slattery and John Bava, 50%; C: Roxann Roberts and Alistair Cormack, 46.63%; east-west, A: Dorin Toma and Gabriel Tatar, 64.90%; Saleh Fetouh and Jay Costello, 62.34%; Kathy Pollock and Bill Rushmore, 59.62%; B: Linda and Paul Zittel, 57.21%; Miriam Kerbel and Ruth Falkenstein, 54.97%; C: Sharon Wilcox and David Whitt, 52.56%.
Buffalo Spring Sectional Sunday – Swiss groups. A: Sally Hill, David Hunt, Roger Woodin and Robert Cannizzaro, 132 victory factors; Barbara Libby, Sandi England, Jay Levy and Ten-Pao Lee, 130 vps; Judy Padgug, Kathy Pollock, Davis Heussler and Bill Rushmore, 120 vps; Lynn Ackerman, Mary Miller, Dick Wilson and David Waterman, 119 vps; Chris Urbanek, Bud Seidenberg, Saleh Fetouh and Jay Costello, 113 vps; B/C; Gay Simpson, Miriam Kerbel, Ruth Falkenstein and Ken Salter, 72 vps.
Amherst Senior Center Thursday – North-south, Jill and Bruce Brown, 52.2%; Joe Huber and Ron Canestro, 52.1%; east-west, Alicia Kolipinski and Shirley Cassety, 61%; Joshi Shrikant and Raj Puri, 52%.
Amherst Senior Center Friday – North-south, Bobbi and Joe Huber, 53%; Rolene Pozarny and June Feuerstein, 52%; east-west, Jill and Bruce Brown, 59%; Pat Radtke and Bob Leuthe, 55%.
Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Ed and Mike Rupp, 59.7%; Joanne Biondo and Ron Fill, 55.5%.
The Duplicate Bridge column is compiled weekly by News Staff Reporter Dale Anderson. The print model stopped showing Saturdays in The Buffalo News in March 2020 when the pandemic compelled native bridge golf equipment to halt face-to-face play.
These days you will discover it in two locations on-line. Google “Duplicate Bridge” plus the present Saturday date and that ought to carry up a hyperlink to it on buffalonews.com, the Buffalo News web site. Another place to search out it’s on Dale Anderson’s bridge weblog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
A Gold Life Master, Dale Anderson has reached a profession whole of two,900 grasp factors. Playing completely on-line as of late doesn’t present as a lot drama for his bridge weblog as face-to-face competitors, however he nonetheless writes about his quest for the subsequent measure of accomplishment, Sapphire Life Master (3,500 factors), and different bridge adventures here.