Author: Ruth Hamilton

On the Beautiful Blue Danube

What else?  Two of our most avid players participating in a tournament.  Siri finished in third place, Linda won.  Details:  Danube River Waltz results.  Photo is from  the Van Rand album:  vanrandtravel1.smugmug.com.

Picture of Note

From Gary Moss: If you ever have the experience of making a phenomenal play . . . take a picture and share it with the scrabble world.     Last Wednesday at Scrabble Club #350 I was playing against my friend…

Spring Time – Tournament Time

We’ve got 8 venues scheduled for Spring tournaments this year:  2 cruises (Danube and Baltic Sea), one-day-only events in Portland, Oregon, Monrovia, California, and Loveland, Colorado, 2-tournament series in Campbell, California, and Decorah, Iowa, and a weekend in Madison, Wisconsin.…

Phoenix – it rained, but so what?

We played indoors, so we could ignore Saturday’s rain.  It cleared up Sunday afternoon and Monday was lovely.  Larry and Barbara hosted another great tournament.  The hotel was pleasant and the staff was friendly and accommodating.  All in all, a…

Fun and Games in Lake Oswego

Fourteen of us played 5 games at my house on February 11.  Dave Johnson won all 5, but the game I should have photographed was the one where Rich Moyer scored 641 points.  Laurie Collins was 4-1 to win Division…

Your Club Here

Is your group listed in the Club Directory?   Should it be? We list informal groups as well as tightly-organized clubs.  If you want to be included, contact me:  ruthhamilton@q.com

Minnesota Marathon

Ian Weinstein left Florida to brave the Minnesota winter. It worked well for him.  He won 23 of 32 games, topping former Redeye king Tim Adamson, who came in second with 20 wins.  Iowan Mike Johnson, more accustomed to the climate,…

Monrovia

From Maddy Kamen: Lots of fun and prizes were in store for the 40 scrabblers at the Courtyard Marriott in Monrovia, CA on January 8th. Richard Stein won a brand new scrabble board for gaining the most rating points (79).…