Bridge Results

FUNdaMENTAL Bridge lessons

Back by popular demand! Have FUN. Exercise your BRAIN. Hundreds of your neighbors have taken enjoyable, stimulating FUNdaMENTAL bridge lessons over the past several seasons.

Beginning Bridge, Monday mornings at the Friendship Room in Sun Lakes, November 7-December 19, seven weeks, $70, plus text; starts with the basics and proceeds to Stayman and Jacoby Transfer Conventions with instructor Gordon Markham.

Competitive Bidding, for those who have already taken Beginning Bridge or have playing experience. Covers weak two bids, takeout doubles, overcalls and advances. Monday mornings at Cottonwood A7 starting October 31-December 5 except November 14, five weeks, $50, plus cost of the text with instructor Maria Davis.

For more information or to reserve a place in either of these classes, please contact Maria Davis at 883-2826 or [email protected]

Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge

Alan Behr

The Sun Lakes Duplicate Bridge Club games are now held at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 23914 S. Alma School Road.

Open games are held on Monday at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., Thursday at 1:30 p.m., and Saturday at 9:00 AM. There also is a Novice game Thursday at 8:30 a.m. and Saturday mornings at 9:00 a.m. based upon there being enough players. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to game time!

If you are in need of a partner for any Open Games please contact the Players’ Pairs Assistants, Eileen Utter, at [email protected] or phone 802-8300, or Barbara Lubsen at 699-9649. Please try the email first if you have access to a computer. Fees for the games are $6/person if you are a member of the club or $7/person if not a club member. Yearly membership is $10.

Top game for the month was Charlotte and Richard Katz with a 74.39 percent game. Congratulations! Please remember to clean up your area when you are done with the game i.e. cups, napkins, score cards, etc. It is not the Director’s responsibility to do this. Thank you for your help in this matter.

7/02. N/S: (1st in A) Steve Mansfield and Janet Daling, (1st in B and C) Harsha Acharya and Ramesh Acharya

E/W: (1st in A and B) Susan Shaver and Carol Warner, 1st in C) Harvey Lowe and Bonnie Butler

7/04. N/S: (1st in A) David Rankin and Joanne Rankin, (1st in B) Alan Behr and Colette Goldstein, (1st in C) Maria Davis and Anne Newman

E/W: (1st in A) Derek Mansfield and John Euler, (1st in B) Robert Binder and Cynthia O Neil

7/05. N/S: (1st in A) Charles Quenneville and Janet Daling, (1st in B) Janet Rauscher and D Larry Frink, (1st in C) Lindsay Cantoni and Nancy Seamster

E/W: (1st in A) Richard Katz and Charlotte Katz, (1st in B) Clifford Hudson and Kay Johnson

7/07. N/S: (1st in A) Anne Casey and Myrna Baker, (1st in B) Florence Thier and Priscilla Kelly, (1st in C) Evelyn Gore and Barbara Hewitt

E/W: (1st in A and B) Pat Weindorf and D Larry Frink, (1st in C) Donna Hofer and Bonnie Butler

7/09. N/S: (1st in A) Cynthia Smith and Marwin Smith, (1st in B) Patricia Sohler and Carol Gerlach, (1st in C) Lindsay Cantoni and Gee Gee Alexander

E/W: (1st in A) John Euler and Judith Euler, (1st in B) Andi Parham and Michelle Steiner

7/11. N/S: (1st in A) Cynthia Smith and Marwin Smith, (1st in B) Alan Behr and Colette Goldstein, (1st in C) Susan Welker and Vicki Aubrey

E/W: (1st in A) Richard Katz and Charlotte Katz, (1st in B) Kathleen Schmidt and Edwin Schmidt

7/12. N/S: (1st in A) Cynthia Smith and Marwin Smith, (1st in B) Florence Thier and Carol Gerlach, (1st in C) Katherine Gibbs and Aynur Kuru

E/W: (1st in A) Richard Catero and David Homan, (1st in B and C) Doris Brown and Barbara Hewitt

7/14. N/S: (1st in A) Steve Mansfield and Janet Daling, (1st in B and C) Sharon Graham and Janet Beeks

E/W: (1st in A) Derek Mansfield and John Euler, (1st in B) Jim Clayton and Susan Barnett

7/16. N/S: (1st in A) Ardith Nance and Myrna Baker, (1st in B) Florence Thier and Kay Johnson, (1st in C) Susan Stewart and Helen Hughes

E/W: (1st in A) Sadu Marrott and Richard Catero, (1st in B and C) Bonnie Butler and Donna Hofer

7/18. N/S: (1st in A) Steve Mansfield and Janet Daling, (1st in B) Edwin Schmidt and Kathleen Schmidt, (1st in C) Victor Gao and Zhenni Gao

E/W: (1st in A) Paul Kmetty and Richard Catero, (1st in B) Linda Nelson and Kenneth Nelson

7/19. N/S: (1st in A and B) Janet Rauscher and D Larry Frink

E/W: (1st in A) Richard Catero and David Homan, (1st in B) Sameera Abo and Aidar – Priscilla Kelly

7/21. N/S: (1st in A) Cynthia Smith and Marwin Smith, (1st in B) Pat Weindorf and Larry Huhn, (1st in C) Donna Hofer and Bonnie Butler

E/W: (1st in A) Richard Katz and Charlotte Katz, (1st in B) Edwin Schmidt and Kathleen Schmidt

7/23. N/S: (1st in A) Charlotte Katz and Richard Katz, (1st in B) Patricia Sohler and Carol Gerlach, (1st in C) Victor Gao and Zhenni Gao

E/W: (1st in A) Allan Deserpa and David Rankin, (1st in B) Michael Haaser and Dean Haaser

7/25. N/S: (1st in A) Cynthia Smith and Marwin Smith, (1st in B) Deborah Watson and Michelle Steiner, (1st in C) Stephanie DeWilkins and Betty Tuttle

E/W: (1st in A) Edwin Schmidt and Roger Edwards, (1st in B) William Stone and Alan Behr

7/26. N/S: (1st in A) Allan Deserpa and Janet Daling, (1st in B) James Kemps and Judith Higbee, (1st in C) Evelyn Gore and Barbara Johnson

E/W: (1st in A and B) Anne Newman and Sandy Jennings, (1st in C) Howard Maves and Bonnie Butler

7/28. N/S: (1st in A) Allan Deserpa and Michelle Steiner, (1st in B) Deborah Watson and Judith Edinger, (1st in C) Evelyn Gore and Barbara Hewitt

E/W: (1st in A) Sadu Marrott and Roger Edwards, (1st in B) Barbara Lubsen and Lynn Przewlocki

7/30. N/S: (1st in A) Dale Sweetwood and Carole Odenreider, (1st in B) Florence Thier and Kay Johnson, (1st in C) Garry Keister and Jeanne Price

E/W: (1st in A) Vernon Hoover and Anne Casey, (1st in B) Sue Robinson and Barry Siegwart

Novice Bridge

Susan Stewart

The 99er/199er Board Representative is Susan Stewart; phone 480-895-6385. All games are held at Risen Savior Lutheran Church, 23914 S. Alma School Rd., unless otherwise announced.

The 0-99er Novice Group meets Thursday mornings with a review lesson at 8:15 a.m., partners suggested but not required – newcomers are welcome! The 0-199er Intermediate Group plays Tuesday afternoons at 1:30 p.m., and Saturday mornings at 9:00 a.m. if there is a lower section to play in; otherwise they play in the Open Games. Saturday morning 199’er games are not presently offered. All players are welcome to attend all Open Games. Everyone must check in no later than 15-minutes before the start of any game in order for Directors to seat you properly. You may be turned away if you arrive late.

Partnership Coordinators and Unit Information: If you need a partner contact the partnership coordinators at [email protected] Bonnie Butler for Novice/Intermediate Games; and Eileen Utter and Barbara Lubsen for Open/Novice/Intermediate Games. For information on Sun Lakes Unit 351 check online at www.unit351.com, click the Clubs tab; click on Sun Lakes; you will find many links for all information, schedules and results.

Monthly hint: Did you know that you can learn to play bridge free? Go to www.acbl.org, click on the Education Heading, then type in the Search line “Learn to Play Bridge” (no italics), and the material that comes up will have Learn to Play Bridge, Free Software, in two volumes. Volume I has the basics, and Volume II has playing, bidding, and defense skills. Enjoy.

Top Restricted 99-199’er Game for July: M. Mendenhall and Walter Gambel-77.5 percent; Shirley and Mary Player-72.71 percent; Lu Kinner and Amy Skinner-70.83 percent. Way to go!

7/05. N/S: (1st in A, B and C) Harvey Lowe and Garry Keister

E/W: (1st in A and B) Linda White and Janet Beeks, (1st in C) Cynthia Cantor and Susan Welker

E/W: (1st in A, B and C) Lu Kinner and Amy Skinner

7/12. N/S: (1st in A and B) Gretchen Caiazzo and Margaret Whittaker

E/W: (1st in A, B and C) Cynthia Cantor and Susan Welker

E/W: (1st in A, B and C) Susan Miller and Howard Hummel

7/19. N/S: (1st in A, B and C) Katherine Gibbs and Frank Maresso

E/W: (1st in A, B and C) Julie Frank and Lily Poole

E/W: (1st in A, B and C) Shirley Player and Mary Player

7/26. N/S: (1st in A and B) Lindalee Jurgens and Louis Weiss

E/W: (1st in A, B and C) Cynthia Cantor and Susan Welker

E/W: (1st in A) Marta Mendenhall and Walter Gammel, (1st in B and C) Karen Radke and Shirley Player

Monday Afternoon Social Partnership Bridge

7/18. 1st Dee Guthrie and Bernie Ross, 2nd Pat Schindele and Phil Hanson, 3rd Midge Meisner and Joan Silver; Slam: (two small) Pat Schindele and Phil Hanson

7/25. 1st Eleanor Hinerichsen and Jeanette Newman, 2nd Pete and Carol Kacks, 3rd Rosemary and Ken Schutts; Slam: Paul Budrick and Newell Orr (grand slam)

8/01. 1st Ken and Rosemary Schutts, 2nd Karen Harnish and Lori Scharbach, 3rd Lydia Kolsch and Joyce Rasmussen; Slam: (two small) Ken and Rosemary Schutts

8/08. 1st Midge Meisner and Joan Silver, 2nd Paul Budrick and Newell Orr, 3rd Dee Guthrie and Bernie Ross; Slam: (two small) Paul Budrick and Newell Orr

Sun Lakes Country Club Tuesday Social Bridge

7/12. 1st Ruth Hiner, 2nd Joyce Rasmussen, 3rd Sandy Hinrichs

7/19. 1st Donna Gombold, 2nd Sandy Hinrichs, 3rd Ruth Hiner

7/26. 1st Ben Ray, 2nd Lea Kaiping, 3rd Joyce Rasmussen

8/02. 1st Lea Kaiping, 2nd Barbara Dewell, 3rd Maurine Howell

8/09. 1st Bill Howell, 2nd Ruth Hiner, 3rd Lyn Kocsis

IronOaks Ladies Friday Bridge

7/01. 1st Ruth Hiner, 2nd Karen Harnish; Hostesses: June Heinz and Karen Michael

7/08. 1st Ruth Hiner, 2nd Karen Harnish; Hostesses: Gloria Zinke and Barbara Dewell

7/15. 1st Lori Scharbach, 2nd Ruth Hiner; Hostesses: Marine Howell and Fran Carissimo

7/22. 1st Ruth Hiner, 2nd Suzanne Swanson; Hostesses: Carolyn Arkins and Nancee Jacobson

7/29. 1st Karen Harnish, 2nd Maurine Howell; Slam: Karen Sanchez and Karen Harnish; Hostesses: Jan Schroder and Bev Anastia

Cottonwood Ladies Bridge

7/14. 1st Karen Harnish, 2nd Naomi Parkes, 3rd Cora Zuchowski; Hostesses: Mary Tomlin and Nan Hare

7/21. 1st Betty D. Smith, 2nd Karen Harnish, 3rd Alice Garner; Hostesses: Kelly Holden and Mona Ribling

7/28. 1st Jeanne Kitzman, 2nd Lori Scharbach, 3rd Alice Garner; Grand Slam: Phyllis Conrey and Jeanne Kitzman; Hostesses: Helen Yarnell and B.J. Smith

8/04. 1st Helen Yarnell, 2nd Karen Harnish, 3rd Kelly Holden and Jan Kempf; Grand Slam: Barbara Maul, Karen Harnish, Alice Garner and Connie Ziegler; Hostesses: Jan Kempf and Kelly Holden

8/11. 1st Adrienne Widrikis, 2nd Gloria Dankar, 3rd June Heinz; Hostesses: Mona Ribling and Jeanne Kitzman

Fourth Friday Bridge

The Fourth Friday Bridge group met on July 22 at Palo Verde Country Club. Winners were 1st Naomi Parkes, 2nd and 3rd (tie) Nan Hare and Marge Rasmussen. Adrienne Widrikis won the door prize. Our next meeting will be September 23. For reservations call Nadine Cordts at 895-0504. Cancellations should be made by Wednesday week of play.

Sun Lakes Country Club Saturday Morning Partnership Bridge

7/16. 1st Lori Scharbach and Karen Harnish, 2nd Maurine Howell and Joyce Rasmussen, 3rd Jeanette Newman and Marian Carlisle; Slam: Lori Scharbach and Karen Harnish

7/23. 1st Bernie Ross and Dee Guthrie, 2nd Jeanette Newman and Eleanor Hinerichsen, 3rd Newell Orr and Jeannie Kitzman; Slam: Bernie Ross and Dee Guthrie

7/30. 1st Barb Kaplan and Newell Orr, 2nd Karen Harnish and Lori Scharbach, 3rd Peter and Gae Hall; Slam: Barb Kaplan and Newell Orr

8/06. 1st Bernie Ross and Dee Guthrie, 2nd Brenda Costa and Kay Morrison, 3rd Edna Cunningham and Lee Probert; Slam: Bernie Ross and Dee Guthrie