Author: Ruth Hamilton

Grand Canyon – As Grand as Ever

From Larry Rand: Grand Canyon 36 attracted 75 players, including two players from Israel, and one from Canada.  This was the largest group since 2002, 82 players, when Joel Sherman was the expert division winner. For the 36th anniversary, Nathan…

Nominate a WGPO Board Member now

Starting today, November 1st, the WGPO elections committee (Lynda Finn, Susi Tiekert, Winter) will be accepting nominations for the WGPO Executive Committee (2 positions up for election) and the WGPO Board of Player Representatives (3 positions up for election). Nominations should…

Dells Spell Southern Edition had happy winners

From Lynda Finn:           Bennett Jacobstein donated a $25 Fandango gift card to the player with the most letters in BURBANK WORD CUP. Brian Asuma won with UNGRADED for 149 pts. Brian also won high play in…

Baseball/Scrabble® Reprise

We had such a great time on our July tour (see Road Trip post) that we’re encouraging Bennett to organize another one.  He’s thinking of doing it in April next year.  If you’re interested in joining in, please email him…

GRITS VIII was great

Peggy sent us this summary – with pictures: 14 women from 7 different states across the US convened for our 8th and final GRITS (Girls Retreat Including Tournament Scrabble) along the Grand Strand, Garden City Beach, SC. The week began…

If it’s Labor Day, it must be Portland

Actually, we’ve been playing in Clackamas for three years now.  As far as I could tell, everyone had a good time.  Some players would have liked to have won more games, but they’re probably already looking forward to the next…

Last Tuesday in Minnesota

From Steve Pellinen: We’ve been doing rated Last Tuesday Tourneys for six months now, with anywhere from eight to 24 players showing up for five games on our regular club night, a change of pace from our usual four game…

Alaska Cruise in progress

There’s no word on the tournament, which is taking place this week.  It appears that the cruisers are busy seeing the sights.  Scott Smith sent these photos.  

The Grand Canyon – Memory Lane

We have a 35-year history at the Grand Canyon.  It’s a magical place.  Please join us there this year and experience it for yourself.  Details:  Grand Canyon Flyer Mike Baron and the late Stan Rubinsky organized the first tournaments there.…