Author: Ruth Hamilton

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.…

We missed you, Nancy

From Keith Hagel: As many of you may know, Nancy McCarroll has been battling a serious health problem, which prevented her from playing in this year’s Word Cup. To let her know she was in our thoughts, many of the…

Appleton, Wisconsin

From Lynda Finn: 18 players gathered on Saturday August 12 for the first ever tournament in Appleton WI at the home of Janet and John Griesel. Congrats to Bryan Benwitz who was undefeated and to all the other winners and…

Notes from the 2017 WGPO Member Meeting

Monday, July 31, 2017 Bennett Jacobstein called the meeting to order at 8:05 PM Bennett announced that Word Cup 8 will take place July 7 – 11, 2018, at the Airport Marriott in Burbank, California.  Bennett and Dave Postal will…