Author: Ruth Hamilton

Bennett the Brave

After attending a cliffhanger of a football game (Stanford at Oregon, Stanford won) on Saturday, Bennett Jacobstein courageously wore his Stanford sweatshirt while participating in and directing a Sunday afternoon tournament in Lake Oswego, Oregon.  He emerged unscathed.  We Oregonians are…

Boca Raton

From Maddy Kamen: Players arrived from west and central Florida as well as our locals in south Florida- we had 6 Collins, 6 Division One, and 10 Division Two participants. Larry Gradus was our fantastic director. Because of the free…

Word Cup Survey Results

The WGPO board emailed a survey link to 91 players who participated in Word Cup 8 in Burbank, CA, approximately one week after the event concluded.  61 players completed the survey.  Here are the results:  WGPO Word Cup Survey Results. Thank you to everyone…

Portland, Oregon – Our 29th Annual Tournament

We’ve concluded yet another Labor Day Weekend tournament.  55 players from the U. S. and Canada spent a pleasant, sunny weekend indoors playing our favorite game.  Scott Smith and Larry Rand teamed up to make running a tournament seem like a piece…

Word Cup VIII – a record

From Susi Tiekert: For the first time EVER in history, there were zero requests for the director to make the room cooler/warmer! [in 1902 Willis Carrier was granted a patent for his invention of a/c]

See you at Word Cup VIII

Burbank, California, is the place to be July 6 as we gather for the 5-day, 31-game, Word Cup tournament. We’ll greet old friends, meet some new ones, and play lots of competitive Scrabble®. Extra activities include a tour of the…