Author: Ruth Hamilton

Vote Now For WGPO Boards

WGPO annual elections have begun. You should have already received your WGPO ballot from Electionrunner.com if you registered to vote last year. If you did not receive an email with a ballot please contact elections@wordgameplayers.org with your email address.  If you…

Friday Games in West Linn, Oregon

Fourteen players took part in a five-game tournament at our favorite West Linn pizza place.  On a normal Friday afternoon, our gathering here consists of two to eight players.  We were delighted to have a number of friends join us…

Long Beach Turkey Shoot Netted No Turkeys

From Dave Postal: We had 30 players for our post Thanksgiving tournament.  We were pressed for time and our photographer went home so I have attached the pictures Paul Rickhoff took and the one picture we took of David Pearl’s…

Mill Valley Players celebrate an early Thanksgiving

From Deborah Baggett:     The Mill Valley home of Betty Toole was the setting for a “Thanksgiving Bash” with non-traditional food offerings and (eventually) a lovely view of the Bay.  Oh, and lots of Scrabble® fun!  Over the course…

Monumental Weekend

From Mary Parrish: Despite the predicted icy weather, twenty-four Scrabble® players traveled to Monument, Colorado about an hour south of Denver, for the Third Annual MONUMENTAL SCRABBLE® Tournament and Thanksgiving Luncheon. Out of state players Maurice Ross, Kirsten Gwilliam, Wally…

WGPO Call for Nominations

WGPO Nominations are currently open for the following officer positions: Executive Committee – one seat, 2 year position for calendar years 2019 – 2020 The three-member Executive Committee directs and administers WGPO operational affairs, creates standing and ad hoc committees…

Dells Spell – It wouldn’t be October without it

From Steve Pellinen: October 12 – 14 saw 30 players gathered for the 35th annual Wisconsin Dells tournament, held again in Middleton, Wisconsin.  The Friday night early bird consisted of three divisions of four players and one division of six players,…

Harvest of Words in Wine Country

From Deborah Baggett: September 22, day of the AUTUMNAL EQUINOX, was the perfect time to harvest bingos in Santa Rosa, CA.  In the second WGPO tournament held here, seven new participants joined seven returning participants for eight rounds of competition.…

Hot Times In Tempe

From Laurie Cohen: The Annual Tempe One-Day Tournament is always a great reunion of Scrabble players across Arizona.  This year, we were excited to have players from New Mexico, California, and Nevada, as well.  Paula Catanese drove to Tempe from…