The Buffalo Bridge Center is providing “Introduction to Bridge Basics: A 3-Part Course,” 10 weekly periods on Thursdays at 2 and 6:30 p.m. starting Oct. 6. For extra data, name 716-280-6114.
The Bridge Center is now enjoying in-person video games in its new clubroom within the Boulevard Mall in Amherst. To discover it, enter the mall via the doorways subsequent to TGIFriday’s. The BBC is on the finish of the hall, the place it meets the primary concourse.
The membership hosts a pair of video games there at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday – one for novices with 99 grasp factors or much less and one other for gamers with fewer than 1,200 factors. A free lesson with director Chris Urbanek is obtainable at 10 a.m.
On Thursdays, there are also two video games at 10:30 a.m. – one for 99ers and one other for extra skilled gamers with fewer than 1,600 factors. Free lesson at 10.
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In addition, the membership holds two open in-person video games for all gamers – at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Friday. For extra data, go to the Buffalo Bridge Center website or name 716-280-6114.
The Bridge Center continues to supply a recreation on Bridge Base Online at 7 p.m. Mondays for gamers with fewer than 750 factors. It additionally hosts the Delaware Wednesday recreation on-line at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.
The Lockport Duplicate Club is now not enjoying. Face-to-face video games within the Dale Center had resumed earlier this 12 months however have been flippantly attended.
Face-to-face play has resumed on the Tonawanda Senior Center on Wednesdays. In face-to-face play on the Amherst Senior Center, gamers have voted to cease enjoying their Thursday afternoon recreation and are enjoying on Monday and Friday afternoons as an alternative.
The East Aurora Bridge Club has been holding face-to-face video games almost two years. Play begins at 10 a.m. Wednesdays within the Aurora Senior Citizens Center, 101 King St., East Aurora. Attendance is usually three or 4 tables. For extra data, electronic mail director Dave Larcom at [email protected].
The Bridge Centre of Niagara in St. Catharines, Ont., has moved extra of its on-line recreation schedule to in-person video games at its membership in Tremont Square reverse the Pen Centre purchasing plaza off Glendale Avenue.
Face-to-face video games, each open and 499er, can be performed at 1 p.m. Monday. Wednesday has an open recreation face-to-face at 1 p.m. and a 299er recreation transferring to in-person at 7 p.m., pre-registration required. The in-person recreation at 1 p.m. Thursday is expanded to incorporate gamers with as much as 750 grasp factors. The membership’s different often scheduled video games proceed on Bridge Base Online. For extra data, click on here.
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 data, name Dian Petrov at 716-688-1226 or electronic 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 gives greater than a dozen video games day-after-day. Anyone who has performed on the Airport Club is robotically a member. For extra data, 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 data, name Ed Harman at 716-480-1666 or electronic mail [email protected].
Rochester Fall Sectional – Gates Recreation Center, 1605 Buffalo Road, Gates. Saturday, Oct. 1, and Sunday, Oct. 2. For extra data, click on this link.
Buffalo Regional Tournament – Buffalo Marriott Hotel, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst. Tuesday, Oct. 25, to Sunday, Oct. 30. For extra data, click on this link.
Niagara Regional Tournament – Holiday Inn and Suites, 327 Ontario St., St. Catharines, Ont. Tuesday, Nov. 8, to Sunday, Nov. 13. For data, click on this link.
The Airport Bridge Club doesn’t have an internet site. For data, name 716-603-6943.
Duplicate scores from Bridge Base Online
Week of Sept. 12 to Sept. 18
Buffalo Bridge Center Monday night – 0-750 recreation. Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 70.56%; Bonnie Clement and David Schott, 58.33%; Jim and Michael Hassett, 57.78%; Karen Dearing and Michael Metzger, 55.56%; Mary Holmes and Leslie Deich, 51.67%.
Buffalo Bridge Center Tuesday morning – 0-1,550 recreation. North-south, Marilyn Wortzman and Jim Easton 58.33%; Judith Babat and Rivona Ehrenreich, 57.14%; Bonnie Clement and Larry Himelein, 51.19%; Paula Rosen and Maryann Szafran, 50%; east-west, Nancy Kessler and Joyce Greenspan, 59.13%; Betty Metz and David Whitt, 55.95%; Linda Milch and Susan Cardamone, 53.57%; Henry Chudy and David Schott, 51.19%.
Buffalo Bridge Center Wednesday morning – Open recreation. Chris Urbanek and Bud Seidenberg, 58.33%; Donna Steffan and Jay Levy, 57.74%; (tie) Saleh Fetouh and Jay Costello, Ten-Pao Lee and Fred Yellen, 51.19%; John Ziemer and Mike Ryan, 48.21%.
Bridge Club of East Aurora Wednesday morning – Open recreation. Home-style pairs. (3-way tie) Joan and Bob Ciszak, Joanne LaFay and pat Haynes, Peggy Mead and Donna Starnes, 2 wins.
Delaware Wednesday night – 0-2,000 recreation. Mary Ball and Joyce Frayer, 62.27%; Beena Deshmukh and Sushil Amlani, 56.48%; Lynn Hale and Vic Bergsten, 56.25%; Violet and Jasbeer Makhija, 54.86%; Jim Hassett and Terry Camp, 52.08%.
Unit 116 Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Friday morning – Open pairs. Ruth Wurster and Florence Boyd, 62.57%; Ten-Pao Lee and Glenn Milgrim, 61.39%; Christy Kellogg and Bert Hargeshimer, 59.62%; Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 58.88%; Kathy Pollock and Roger Woodin, 57.40%; Sue Neubecker and Jo Nasoff-Finton, 56.07%; (tie) Donna Williams and David Turner, Judy Graf and Mike Ryan, 55.62%.
Unit 116 Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Friday morning – 499ers. Jennifer and Howard Epstein, 65.50%; Barbara and John Scott, 64%; Audrey Ray and Pat Haynes, 56%; Dorothy Lamkin and Toby Cook, 55.50%.
Unit 116 Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Friday afternoon – Open pairs. Jay Levy and Robert Cannizzaro, 73.71%; Kim and William Koski, 62.29%; Donna Williams and David Turner, 58.86%; Glenn Milgrim and Ten-Pao Lee, 58.34%; Jay Costello and Bud Seidenberg, 57.81%; Kathy Pollock and Roger Woodin, 57.12%; Donna and Gheorghe Beres, 56.86%; Jim Lanzo and Gene Giorgini, 54.95%.
Unit 116 Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Saturday morning – Open pairs. Jay Levy and Fred Yellen, 58.33%; Kim and William Koski, 57.29%; Jay Costello and Saleh Fetouh, 56.67%; Judy Padgug and Davis Heussler, 55.93%; Gay Simpson and Raj Puri, 55.74%; Darwin Skalski and Tiger Li, 55.63%; Larry Himelein and David Schott, 55.21%.
Unit 116 Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Saturday morning – 499ers. Barbara and John Scott, 67.82%; Audrey Ray and David Whitt, 58.57%; Richard Wright and Amir Dawoodally, 50.72%; Donna Hickey and Michael Metzger, 50.69%.
Unit 116 Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Saturday afternoon – Open pairs. Debbie Feldman and Christopher Cowan, 66.15%; Chris Urbanek and Kamil Bishara, 60.88% Sharon Benz and John Marvin, 59.38%; Jim Lanzo and Jim Jones, 58.33%; Kathy Pollock and Bill Rushmore, 54.86%; Kim and William Koski, 54.69%.
Unit 116 Buffalo Fall Sectional Tournament Sunday – Swiss groups. Debbie Feldman, Christopher Cowan, Doug Barnes and John McWhinnie, 120 victory factors; Kim and William Koski, Jim Gullo and Jim McClure, 96 vps; Mary Miller, E. Meacham, Lynn Ackerman and Susan Randall, 95 vps; Bert Hargeshimer, Alex Kowal, Jerry Manioci and Elaine Kurasiewicz, 94 vps; John Bava, Rajat Basu, Barbara Libby and Sandi England, 69 vps; Larry Abate, Mike Silverman, Selina Volpatti and Dale Anderson, 67 vps.
Amherst Senior Center Monday afternoon – North-south, Joe Huber and Fritz Schweiger, 63%; Edna and Ron Fill, 57%; east-west, Shirley Cassety and Angela Curtis, 63%; Jack Cukierman and Melvyn Mesnekoff, 58%.
Amherst Senior Center Friday afternoon – North-south, (Tie) Anne O’Connor and Joan Stankiewicz, Ellen Lochead and Bill Westley, 61%; east-west, Pat Radtke and Bob Leuthe, 60%; Christine Whiting and David Young, 54%.
Tonawanda Senior Center Wednesday – Ed and Mike Rupp, 65.3%; Albert Miller and Paul Morgante, 59.8%.
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 pressured native bridge golf equipment to halt face-to-face play.
These days you could find it in two locations on-line. Google “Duplicate Bridge” plus the present Saturday date and that ought to convey up a hyperlink to it on buffalonews.com, the Buffalo News web site. Another place to seek out it’s on Dale Anderson’s bridge weblog at http://newsdupli.blogspot.com/
A Gold Life Master, Dale Anderson has profession complete of greater than 2,900 grasp factors. Still enjoying completely on-line today, he hasn’t encountered as a lot drama for his bridge weblog as there was in face-to-face competitors, however he sometimes writes about his quest for the following measure of feat, Sapphire Life Master (3,500 factors), and different bridge adventures here.