October 15, 2013
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
SEPTEMBER 29 Unit Game: Overall results: 1st in A: Sankar Reddy/Eric Tang, 2nd Mark Tang/Ron Lien, 3rd Gary Paugh/Lois Abramson, 4th Cathy Bauer/Randy Hamlin, 5th Keith and Susan Hafen, 6th Mark Teaford/Joyce Henderson. In the B flight overall: 4th John Petrie/Orhan Gurbuz, 5th Tybie Becker/Irene Hirschland, 6th Fern and Hank Dunbar. In the C flight overall Kiyo Nagaishi/Renee Hoffman were 3rd, Jane and Tom Gibbons 4th and Jeanette Estill/Anthony Doria were 5th. In the NLM section: 1st Lynn Danielson/Bill Dilks, 2nd Cooie and Jack Dampman, 3rd Thuan Pham Gynn/Joce Basch, 4th Michiko Sharp/Nancy Toussant. Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES in the club September 16 through October 15: In the open game Sept 22 Sean Lui/Michael Savage had 70.99%. In the NLM game Oct 7 Susan Bibby/Pam Cronn had 75%. And in the afternoon game Oct 9 Aaron Jones/George Welsh had 69.92%. Congratulations to all three pairs!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS September 16 through October 15: In the unit game Sept 29 Sankar Reddy/Eric Tang were 1st winning 5.24mp, Mark Tang/Ron Lien were 2nd winning 3.93mp. In the open game Oct 7 Betty McClellan/Jon Yinger were 1st winning 4.33mp, Jo Daigle/Ralph Beazely were 2nd winning 3.25mp. In the afternoon game Oct 8 Steve Rowe/Marcus Evans were 1st winning 6.67mp, Steve Mager/Shirley Carroll were 2nd winning 5.00mp, and Carmela Chiurazzi/Walt Schafer tied with John Wong/Louis Shen for 3rd each winning 3.28mp. In the evening game Oct 8 John Petrie/Om Chokriwala were 1st winning 3.33mp. Oct 9 Marcus Evans/Baum Harris were 1st winning 4.04mp, Bob Mault/Kiyo Nagaishi were 2nd winning 3.50mp. In the afternoon game Oct 11 Ed Barad/Carol McCully were 1st winning 7.17mp (wow!), Carmela Chiurazzi/Walt Schafer were 2nd winning 5.38mp, Janet Logan/Ralph Beazley were 3rd winning 4.03mp, and Bob Goldstein/Larry Topper were 4th winning 3.02mp. In the evening game Oct 11 John and Jo Melis were 1st winning 3.50mp. Congratulations to all!
NEW MEMBERS: Dale Jensen. Welcome to the club!
New Junior Masters: Jim Keese,
GET WELL WISHES to Steve Skinner and Steve Warner.
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB: Saturday-Sunday November 9-10
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD by Judy Carter-Johnson. .
70% GAMES: Sept 23 Joan Tschirki/Bill Linskey had a 70.99% game.
Club Championship Results:
Sept 12—Clubhouse #3 overall winners in A: 1 Bill Linskey/Howard Smith; 2 Betty Jackson/Ralph Beazley; 3 (also 1 in B) Bob and Pat Turansick; 4 Joyce Henderson/Rob Preece; 5 (also 2 in B) Jerome and Melanie Smith; 6 Bee Kinman/Eileen Nelson; 7 (also 3 in B) Dalia Hernandez/Coleen Bilas; 8 (also 4 in B) Cookie Pham/Thuan Gwynn.
Oct 3—Clubhouse #3 overall winners in A: 1 John Killian/Joe FioRica; 2 Bill Linskey/Betty Jackson; 3 (also 1 in B) Melanie and Jerome Smith; 4 Fern Dunbar/Lavonne McQuilkin; 5 (also 2 in B) Howard Smith/Joyce Henderson; 6 Jane and Tom Gibbons; 3rd in B Julie Cunningham/Jack Dampman; 4th in B Joan and Ted Wieber.
Oct 4—Clubhouse #3 overall winners in A: 1 Diane Sachs/Howard Smith; 2 (also 1 in B) Jean Byer/George Koehm; 3 Joyce Henderson/Rob Preece; 4 (also 2 in B) Cookie Pham/Chuck Cutchshaw; 5 (also 3 in B) Joyce Basch/Stan Blitz; 4th in B Richard Norris/Ron Yaffee
GET WELL: Get well wishes to Sharon Beran.
‘LAST MINUTE’ PHONE NUMBER: If you are signed up to play bridge on Mondays or Thursdays at Clubhouse #3 and will be late or have to cancel at the last minute - call (562) 293-8358 after 12:00. You will reach the Club Manager. Also, if you are available to fill in at the last moment, please call this number.
Upcoming Club Championship Dates: Clubhouse #3- Nov 14, Dec 16. Clubhouse #1- Nov 2.
Regular games are held on Mondays/ Thursdays at Clubhouse #3 and Fridays/Saturdays at Clubhouse #1 at 12:15. Reservations
are requested as Leisure World is a gated community. Please call: Monday - Midge Dunagan 594 9698. Thursday - Cookie Pham 431-6453. Friday - Jane
Gibbons 430-2104. Saturday -
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