†August 15, 2013
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
†††††††††† CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
††††††††††† JULY 28 Unit Game:†† Overall results:† 1st in A:† Sankar Reddy/John Petrie,† 2nd Ed Barad/Carol McCully,† 3rd Lois Abramson/Gary Paugh,† 4th Larry and Sibyl Slutsky,† 5th Hank and Fern Dunbar,† 6th Judith Jones/Wayne Rapp.† In the B flight overall †4th Patricia Jay/Paul Pettler,† 5th Phyllis Greenstein/Doreen Maes,† 6th Kiyo Nagaishi/Renee Hoffman.† In the C flight overall Pat and Bob Adam were 3rd,† Sue Boswell/Bettyanne Houts 4th,† Marlys Haraden/Haroon Sorathia 5th.† In the NLM section:† 1st Sally Fenton/Mary Lund,† 2nd Rick Schaeffer/Dahlia Hernandez, 3rd Rosalie Storc/Jane Okimoto, 4th Martin Lipman/Bill Dilks.† Congratulations to all!†
70+% GAMES in the club July 16 through August 15:† †In the open game July 16 Walt Schafer/Steve Love had 72.92%.† In 199er game;† on July 17 Pam Cronn/Sylvia Kaprelyan had 73%, and on July 31 Gil Fisher/Tom Cole had 71.49%.† Congratulations to all three pairs!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS †July 16 through August 15:† In the evening game July 26 Susan and Keith Hafen tied with John Petrie/Orhan Gurbuz for first over-all, each winning 3.58mp.† In the Unit Game July 28 John Petrie/Sankar Reddy won 4.96mp for 1st over-all, and Carol McCully/Ed Barad won 3.72mp for 2nd. †Aug 4 John and Jo Melis were 1st winning 3.50mp.† Aug 5 George Welsh/Michael Fishman were 1st winning 5.00mp,† Marcie Evans/Martin Mack were 2nd winning 3.75mp.† Aug 6 in the afternoon game Lina Cheng/Lois Abramson were 1st winning 5.83mp, Chiye Horiguchi/Mark Tang were 2nd winning 4.37mp, Phyllis Greenstein/Doreen Maes were 3rd winning 3.28mp, and Bee Kinman/Jon Yinger were 1st in the evening game winning 3.00mp.† Aug 7 Mark Teaford/Brandon Sheumaker were 1st winning 5.33mp, Verna Baccus/Bob Mault were 2nd winning 4.00mp, Steve Rowe/Marcus Evans were 3rd winning 3.00mp.† Aug 8 John Petrie/Orhan Gurbuz were 1st winning 4.33mp, Lois Abramson/Betty Jackson were 2nd winning 3.25mp.† Aug 9 John Farr/Gaye Herrington were 1st winning a record 7.00mp, Kay Tseng were 2nd winning 5.25mp, Betty McClellan/Verna Baccus were 3rd winning 3.94mp.† Aug 12 John and Suzie Hand were 1st winning 3.79mp.† Aug 13 Om Chokriwala/Neal Kleiner were 1st winning 3.03mp.† Aug 14 Wen Lee/Michael Teng were 1st winning 3.47mp. †Aug 15 Orhan Gurbuz/John Petrie were 1st winning 3.03mp.† Congratulations to all!
NEW MEMBER:† Randy Frisk.† Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: ††New Junior Master:† Kersten Truelson; ††New Club Master:† John Krafft; ††New Regional Master:† John Galligher; ††New Bronze Life Master:† Dennis Higginson.† †Congratulations to you all!
†††††††††† UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB:† †Monday Sept 2 unit-rated Labor Day Game.† Extra points, regular prices.† International Fund Week Sept 9-15. †Extra points, $11 fee. †Districts 22-23 STaC week Sept 16-22. †Extra points, hand records, $11 fee.† Unit Game Sunday Sept 29 at Leisure World Club House 1.† Bbq lunch at 12 noon, game at 1:00 pm or sooner.† Fee: $8.
††††††† CONDOLENCES to the family and friends of Gary King and Gloria Sedore who passed away earlier this month. †Two delightful people; they will be sorely missed.†
††††††† NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD:† no news this month.† †
††††††† Games are held on Mondays and Thursdays at Clubhouse #3 and on Fridays and Saturdays at Clubhouse #1 at 12:30 p.m. Players are asked to be there by 12:15 to confirm their reservations. Reservations are necessary because Leisure World is a gated community and you name must be at the gate for entry--reservations may be made by calling Ruth Kaller at 562/430-0316.††††††††††††††††††††††††††
†† †††Results of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††
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