Author: Ruth Hamilton

Red Eye 2015 – Even the Sad Sacks enjoyed it

Despite the grimaces, Angela, Peggy, Julia, and Ruth really did enjoy the tournament.  What’s not to like about 31 games in two days, played against friendly opponents?  The Minnesota weather even smiled on us. Mary Krizan made the appropriately striped…

New Words – March 30, 2015

The Word Game Players’ Organization (WGPO) is pleased to announce that the long-awaited new words will go into effect for WGPO tournaments as of March 30, 2015. After putting in years of work on Word Judge USA and the upcoming Word Judge 2 for…

Dr. Gregg Wood October 22, 1918 – January 8, 2015

Gregg’s club and tournament career stretched from 1987 thru 2009.  During that time, he played 3835 club games and participated in about 200 tournaments.  His peak rating, according to Cross-tables, was 1439.  We in Oregon treasure the many times we…

2014 WGPO Elections: Results

The Nominations and Elections Committee has reviewed the election results, and unanimously agreed to certify them as posted. We thank all of the candidates for their willingness to serve. One position was open for the Executive Committee; two positions were…

Madison Celebrates Black Friday with a Tile-Off

Eight players squared off for 7 games.  Lynda Finn directed.  Complete results are at http://director.victoriascrabble.org/index.php?c=rm&a=rs&t=301&d=1&r=7 <-Brian Benwitz won the performance prize. Charles Reinke beat out Thomas Reinke for first place by 29 spread points. ->

Good Za In West Linn, Oregon

Sixteen players enjoyed the ambience of Round Table Pizza while playing six games November 15.  Rich Moyer was our able director.  Winners were Carl Johnson, Betty Cornelison, and Joanne Manson.  We contributed $80 to the 2015 Word Cup fund.

Good news for East Coast players

The word game scene has become livelier with the addition of several WGPO tournaments this Fall.  Winter ran Collins tournaments in Cambridge, Maryland, on October 25 and 26 and November 8 and 9.  Shown here are players at the November…

Colorado sent pictures, Iowa sent results

We’ve heard from two tournaments conducted over the weekend.                       David Goldberg sent these scenes from Loveland, Colorado, November 8. Wisconsin won the Minnesota-Wisconsin Border Battle, waged in Decorah, Iowa, November…