Escape from the real world – come play in a tournament!
If you want to be thankful for indoor fun, come to the Minnesota Redeye/Pinkeye January 14 and 15. It may be cold outside, but we’ll have some hot games indoors.
Relax by the pool at the DoubleTree
Or if you’d rather, you can enjoy Arizona sunshine when you’re not involved in a game. The dates are February 18 – 20.
Raffle Tickets Available
Don’t want to spend the entire weekend at the boards? There are three one-day tournaments: January 8 in Monrovia, California, January 14 in Loveland, Colorado, and February 11 in Lake Oswego, Oregon.
In April, there’s a cruise on the Danube. In May, we’ll have tournaments in California, Iowa, and Colorado. And there’s more . . . Check it all out at: Upcoming Tournaments
The 2016 election results have been reviewed and certified by the Nominations and Elections Committee. We thank all of the candidates for their willingness to serve. One position was open for the Executive Committee, and two positions were open on the Board of Player Representatives.
Keith Hagel was unopposed for the Executive Committee position.
Bennett Jacobstein and Susi Tiekert were re-elected to the Board of Player Representatives.
Final tally including all ballots:
# of eligible members voted = 88 # of eligible members = 1187
Poll Name Poll Option Tally
Voting Ballot for BPR Bennett Jacobstein 64
Voting Ballot for BPR Susi Tiekert 46
Voting Ballot for BPR Winter 44
Voting Ballot for EC Keith Hagel 62
Voting Ballot for EC ABSTAIN 3
Note that the final tally includes emailed ballots and is therefore slightly different than the results shown on the website forum.
Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all who participated.
Thank you to Henry Yeung for making it possible to conduct the voting in a secure site and assuring that it went smoothly. Thanks to Melissa Brown for broadcasting election information to the membership. And thank you to all who voted.
WGPO Nominations and Elections Committee.
Winners: Scott Smith, Gary Waltuch, Kathy Sutrov, Ruth Hamilton, and Leesa Bergeron
West Linn, OR, 12/11/16. We ate pizza and wore our coats while playing six games in under 5 hours. None of us wanted to linger. But I heard that Max Erskine played “winterer” for 154 points. Do you suppose the room temperature inspired him? Rich Moyer directed. Results at West Linn Pizza
Photo by James Johnson