Long Beach Unit
October 15, 2014
by Jon Yinger
UNIT website: www.acblunit557.org
CLUB website: www.LongBeachBridge.com
SEPTEMBER 28 Unit Game: Overall results: 1st in A: Marcus Evans/Verna Baccus, 2nd Verna Burns/ Bee Kinman, 3rd Walt Schafer/Steve Love, 4th John and Jo Melis, 5th Betty McClellan/ Jo Daigle, 6th Kim Wang/Mark Tang. In the B flight overall Fay Beckerman/Barbara Shortwell were 1st, Judy Jones/Wayne Rapp 2nd, Usha Bansal/Rob Preece 3rd, Susan and Keith Hafen 4th, Sharon and Al Appel 5th, Renee Alpert/Ruth Ableman 6th. And in the NLM overall Lynne Danielson/Shirley Knopf were 1st, Martin Lipman/Alan Olschwang were 1st, Dalia Hernandez/Colleen Bilas 2nd. Congratulations to all!
70+% GAMES: In open games Sept 16 Earl VanDerVord/George Welsh had 74.67% and Sept 16 Steve Skinner/Baum Harris had 71.66%. And in the NLM game Sept 28 Martin Lipman/Alan Olschwang had 73%, and in the 299er game Oct 1 Martin Lipman/Tim Cole had 73%. Congratulations to all four pairs!
BIG MASTER POINT AWARDS Sept 16 through Oct 15: Sept 19 John Petrie/Doug Kuschner won 5.81mp for 1st, Jackie Hess/John Melis 4.36mp for 2nd, Doreen Maes/Phyllis Greenstein 3.27mp for 3rd. Sept 22 Lowell Andrews/George Thompson won 3.27mp for 1st. Sept 23 Al Appel/Larry Topper won 3.85 for 1st. Oct 25 Marcie and Marcus Evans won 3.15mp for 1st. Sept 16 Larry Topper/Bob Goldstein won 4.20mp for 1st, Carmela Chiurazzi/Walt Schafer 3.15mp for 2nd. In the Unit Game Sept 28 Verna Baccus/Marcus Evans won 4.11mp for 1st, Bee Kinman/Verna Burns 3.08 for 2nd. Oct 6 Kay Tseng/John Melis won 4.50mp for 1st, Diane Starbuck/Eddie Gruber 3.38mp for 2nd. Oct 7 Doreen Maes/Karen Watson won 5.83mp for 1st, Suzy and John Hand won 4.37mp for 2nd, Steve Mager/Maurice Suhre 3.28mp for 3rd. Oct 8 Ron Lien/Subba Ravipudi won 4.17mp for 1st, John Melis/Pam Kirkner 3.13 for 2nd. Oct 9 Brandon Sheumaker/George Alemshah won 4.67mp for 1st, Betti Harris/Judy Jones 3.50mp for 2nd. Oct 10 Orhan Gurbuz/John Petrie won 5.83mp for 1st, Jackie Hess/Wayne Otsuki 4.37 for 2nd, Earl VanDerVord/Ralph Beazley 3.28mp for 3rd. Congratulations to you all!
GET WELL WISHES: Larry Slutsky, Jean Matz, John Killian, Cecil Cook and Lois Abramson
NEW MEMBERS: Steven Gabel, Carolyn Lassiter and Dennis Richard. Welcome to the club!
STATUS CHANGES: New NABC Master: Dalia Hernandez. New Bronze Life Masters: Howard Smith, Jean Ingram, Sandy Bernard. Congratulations to you all!
UP-COMING EVENTS AT THE CLUB:
Club Championship Week Sunday, October 19 through Saturday, October 25 for all sessions. The Club Championship Games offer extra points with no extra charge.
October 26: Unit Game. Lunch 12:30, game 1pm.
October 31 unit-rated Halloween Game at 12:30 PM. Prizes for the best-dressed witch, warlock or whatever Halloween wardrobe you choose to wear. Extra points, regular prices.
November 8-10: Long Beach Sectional.
November 11-15: DISTRICT 22-23 STAC Week. All games: extra points, $12 fee.
November 23: Unit Game. Lunch 12:30 pm, game 1:00 pm Next Unit Game December 21 (Christmas party at the LBBC).
November 26: Regular game at 12:30, no game that evening.
November 27: Bridge Center closed for Thanksgiving.
November 28: Unit-rated Black Friday game.
NEWS FROM LEISURE WORLD by Judy Carter-Johnson---October 15, 2014
CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS: October 10 (Clubhouse #1) overall winners: Bee Kinman/Stan Blitz 1 in A. Sylvia Kapreyan/Jack Miller 2 in A, 1 in B, 1 in C. Emma Trepinksi/Gary Paugh 3 in A. Jack Dampman/George Koehm 4 in A, 2 in B, 2 in C. Marilyn McClintock/Joan Tschirki 5 in A. Jane and Jerry Reid 6 in A, 3 in B. Cookie Pham/Chuck Cutchshaw 4 in B, 3 in C. Gale and Glenn Harris 5 in B.
October #3 (Clubhouse #1) overall winners: Jean Byer/Joan Tschirki 1 in A. Bee Kinman/Bill Linskey 2 in A. Sue Boswell/Stan Blitz 3 in A, 1in B, 1 in C. Diane Sachs/Rob Preece 4 in A. Fern Dunbar/Lavonne McQuilkin 5 in A. Betty Scharf/Jaye Woodington 6 in A, 2 in B. Judy Carter-Johnson/Cooie Dampman 3 in B. Cookie Pham/Jack Dampman tied with Rhea Scharf/George Koehm for 4/5 in B, 3 in C.
Congratulations: On October 3rd in Clubhouse #1 Sibyl Slutsky/Diane Schmitz had a 71.22% game.
Condolences to one of our frequent guest players, Lavonne McQuilkin, on the loss of her son.
Upcoming Club Championship Dates: Clubhouse #3 Thursday Dec 18. Clubhouse #1 Saturday October 18.
Upcoming Unit Rated Games: Clubhouse #3 Monday November 17.
PHONE NUMBER for Clubhouse #3—Late arrivals, last minute reservations, last minute cancellations, need a partner—After 12:00 none: (562) 481-7368. Games are held on Mondays/Thursdays at Clubhouse #3 and Friday/Saturday at Clubhouse #1 at 12:15. Advanced reservations are requested as Leisure World is a gated community. Please Call: Monday—Midge Dunagan (562) 594-9468 Thursday—Cookie Pham (562) 431-6453 Friday and Saturday—Jaye Woodington (562) 799-1089. If you have any news for next month’s column please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org. Results of all Leisure World games are posted on www.acblunit557.org
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