Author: Ruth Hamilton

A Sunny Day in L. A.

From Dave Postal: Our Los Angeles Winter Games Tournament is in the books, although it was not without its complications  (mudslides, road closures, flu, computer malfunctions) 38 players managed to have a competition filled day at the Westside Pavilion in…

2018 Spells WGPO Excitement!

From Mike Johnson: 2018 is here, and 17 players braved the frigid cold in La Crosse, Wisconsin for 6 exciting games. Over lunch, we shared a tasty potluck which included cake to celebrate two birthdays from that week. In one…

An Amazing Ship

Larry and Barbara have posted photos from their latest cruise / tournament.  The players managed to work in twenty games and tour Puerto Rico, Barbados, St. Thomas, Antigua, St. Kitts, and Martinique while traveling on the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the…

WGPO Election: Does the format work?

The elections committee is interested in how you liked the new format for the election this year. In past years you logged in and voted at wordgameplayers.org. This year you registered to vote and a secret ballot was sent to registered voters…

Election Results are in – All candidates won!

Congratulations to our new Executive Committee members Steve Pellinen and Mike Johnson, to our new Board of Player Representatives Laurie Cohen and Maurice Ross, and to our returning BPR member Helen Flores.  Thank you for agreeing to serve in these…

Vote Now

Voting for WGPO Executive Committee and BPR will begin on December 1st. If you have registered to vote you will be sent, via email from electionrunner.com, a link to an online ballot. There is still time to register to vote…

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…

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…