Author: Ruth Hamilton

Phoenix – More fun

We had some sunny days and some that were not as sunny, but the tournament room was well-lit and comfortable every day.  Saturday’s delicious Italian buffet lunch added to the ambiance.  Several of us staying at the hotel enjoyed an…

WGPO Election Results

The annual WGPO election closed at midnight December 14. The bylaws revision passed overwhelmingly.  Henceforward, players in WGPO tournaments will be required to be members of WGPO. All incumbents won reelection to their seats.  Mike Johnson and Steve Pellinen had…

Winter Wonderland of Words

From Dave Postal: 36 brave souls weathered through the chilly 65 degree partly cloudy Southern California December afternoon to toss the tiles at our Winter Wonderland of Words Tournament in Long Beach on Sunday, December 8.   No frostbite was recorded…

David Gibson

From Steve Pellinen: David Gibson passed away on November 22, 2019 after a fight with pancreatic cancer. It’s hard to say he lost that fight, because he and wife Nancy are devout Christians who see this as just another step…

Wisconsin Dells South 36th Year

From Steve Pellinen: For several years now the long-running Wisconsin Dells tournament has been finding more affordable space in the suburbs, away from all the water park madness and traps for unsuspecting tourists. This year’s suburban Dells events found a…

Remembering Maliha (1946 – 2019)

Maliha Mahmood left us August 21, 2019.  She was a warm, kind, generous soul and is greatly missed by all who knew her. Maliha was a vital force in the early days of WGPO.  She was an enthusiastic participant in…

Share your news via a new WGPO group forum

Dear Friends, Yahoo recently announced that it is winding down its yahoo-groups forum and listservs. While WGPO’s current yahoo-groups listserv will likely be functional for at least the near future, it is time for WGPO to move to a more…

Janice is retiring – Can you help us?

Dear Friends, This fall, Janice Kaye has let the Executive Committee know that after over 9 years as WGPO’s Treasurer, she has decided that it is time for her to step down from this role. The Executive Committee and Board…

Reno Champions

Results are posted at http://wordgameplayers.org/ratings/index.php?c=pu&a=tr&tournamentID=656&ratingType=Standard Here are pictures of the winners.  In each photo, Director Bennett is to the right, with the top player next, and the others in order right to left.  Zana provided the photos.