Long Beach Unit February 15, 2012
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
February 2 Unit-rated Ground Hog Day game: Overall
results: 1st in A: Al and Sharon Appel, 2nd John Petrie/Judith
Jones, 3rd Doris James/Jo Daigle, 4th Steve Rowe/John Crabtree, 5th
Ernie Frank/Audrey Ellis, 6th Baum Harris/Jackie Hess. In the B
flight overall John Melis/Kay Tseng were 5th. And in the C flight
overall Dick and Linda Stein were 2nd, Christine Frumen/Fern Dunbar
were 3rd. Congratulations to all!
February 12 Unit Game: Overall results: 1st in A:
Phyllis Parker/Bob Mault, 2nd Jo and John Melis, 3rd Steve
Skinner/Baum Harris, 4th Usha Bansal/Steven Alt, 5th Susan and Keith
Hafen, 6th Steve Robinson/Bob Stoldt. In the B flight overall: 4th
Kim Wang/Tony Zee, 5th Lavonne McQuilken/Janet Wagner, 6th Hanefi
Erten/John Chiang. And in the C flight overall: 4th Paul
Pettler/Mary Thomas, 5th Fay Beckerman/Sherry Troeger.
Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES in the club Jan 16 through Feb 15: In open games: Jan
24 Cecil Cook/Doris James had 73.68%, Feb 3 John Petrie/Judith
Jones had 69.87%, Feb 8 Irwin Bender/Steve Skinner had 70.03%, and
in the evening game Feb 14 Bob Mault/Cory Hand had 70.42%. In NLM
games Miriam Kelley/Gayle Knapp had 72.16% Feb 7 and Roy Tomooka/Ernie
Ross had 69.94% Feb10. And in the 99er game Feb 15 Audrey and Bud
Linden had a 75% game. Congratulations to you all!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS: Big point awards for 1st over-all in club
games Jan 16 through Feb 15: Jan 16 Bruce Horiguchi/Charlotte Sturm
won 5.24mp. Jan 23 Gary King/Ted Gibbs won 3.58mp. Jan 24 Doris
James/Cecil Cook won 3.79mp. Jan 25 Phil Schuster/Jon Yinger won
3.79mp. Jan 27 Lois Abramson/Irwin Bender won 4.77mp. Jan 28
Charlotte Sturm/Bruce Horiguchi won 3.03mp. Feb 2 Sharon and Al Appel
won 3.12mp. Feb 5 Sean Lui/Michael Daley won 3.17mp. Feb 6 Larry
Topper/Janet Logan won 4.67mp. Feb 7 Ted Gibbs/Brandon Sheumaker won
6.00mp in the afternoon game and Christine Frumen/ Ruth Kaller won
3.00mp in the evening game. Feb 8 Steve Skinner/Irwin Bender won
5.17mp. Feb 9 Marcie Evans/Steve Skinner won 4.33mp. Feb 10 Jackie
Hess/Mary Ann Coyle won 6.00mp in the afternoon game and John
Crabtree/John Petrie won 3.17mp in the evening game. Feb 11 Earl
VanDerVord/Sean Lui won 4.50mp. And Feb 12 Phyllis Parker/Bob Mault
won 3.98mp. Big awards for second and third place: Jan 16 Jo
Daigle/Chiye Horiguchi won 3.94mp for 2nd. Jan 27 Verna Baccus/Betty
McClellan won 3.58mp for 2nd. Feb 6 Bernie Hadeler/Fred Willbanks won
3.50mp for 2nd. Feb 7 Steve Skinner/Wei Pei won 4.50mp for 2nd and
Linda Cheng/Lois Abramson won 3.38mp for 3rd. Feb 8 Rich Wasser/Ralph
Beazley won 3.88mp for 2nd. Feb 9 John Mohan/Leo Bell won 3.25mp for
2nd. Feb 10 Jean Towgood/Fred Dyle won 4.50mp for 2nd and Randy
Hamlin/Mark Fraser won 3.38mp for 3rd. Feb 11 Janet Logan/Irwin
Bender won 3.38mp for 2nd. And Feb 12 Jo and John Melis won 2.98mp
for 2nd. Congratulations to all!
NEW MEMBERS: William Dilks, Janice Fischer, Beverly Friedman, Philip
Friedman, Warren Harris. Janice Olson. Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: Club Master: Sylvia Kaprelyan; Regional Master:
Sharon Biederman; NABC Master: Jane Reid; Life Master: Phyllis
Greenstein; Silver Life Master: Susan Hafen. Congratulations to all
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB: March 5 thru 11 Great
Western Holiday STaC week: Hand Records, overall awards, card fees
$11. March 17 St. Patrick’s Day unit-rated game: Extra points,
regular prices. Tuesday March 18 through March 24: Club membership
week—extra points, regular prices. March 25: Unit Game--lunch 12:30,
game at 1pm.
GET WELL WISHES to Mark Teaford and Peggy Waite.
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD from Gene Yaffee: Big games: Bill
Linskey & Eileen Nelson with a 70.83% on January 30; Bee Kinman &
Verna Burns with a 68.75% game on January 28; and Bill Linskey &
Gloria Sedore with a 67.13% game on January 23.
Winners in the Club Championship game on Saturday,
February 4 were: A Strat, 1st-Verna Burns & Joan Tschirki; 2nd-Julia
Cuningham & Howard Smith (1st in Strat B); 3rd-Bob Lofstrom & Dolores
Svigals (2nd in Strat B).
PRO-AM GAME, THURSDAY, MARCH 15
Free luncheon at 11:30 a.m. followed by a special Pro-Am game at
12:30 p.m. in Clubhouse #3. Sign-up with Howard Smith, treasurer, no
later than Monday, March 12, paying bridge fees at time of sign-up.
The field will be divided by master points--top 50% and bottom
50%--the pairings will be a random match. Standard American Yellow
Convention Card will be used by all players. This is not a "teaching" event--no should'a, could'a, would'as allowed.
For more information, call Larry Slutsky at 562/431-8954
New ACBL Members--welcome to Beverly & Phil Friedman as new
Results of all Leisure World games are posted on
Gene Yaffee, Leisure World Duplicate Bridge 562/430-7040.
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