Author: Ruth Hamilton

They cruised the Baltic Sea

Fourteen players plus spouses and friends saw the sights of Northern Europe.  Tournament details here:  Baltic results Photos from VanRand.  For more, see:

California bids farewell to the Kamens

From Maddy Kamen: We had 36 players at our recent Long Beach CA tournament. Lots of prizes were won, and fun was had by all. Complete results are here:   Long Beach results.  Winners are pictured below.

Today the dunes, tomorrow the barn

From Mike Johnson: Five of us gathered today for the first Scrabble® in the Barn Tourney in Benzonia, Michigan.  After spending the day at theSleeping Bear Dunes National Park, tonight we will have a bonfire to celebrate tomorrow’s games.  We’ll…

Pellinen/Odom top Madison tourney, Wade conquers Division 2

From Lynda Finn: Minneapolis power Scrabble couple, Steve Pellinen and Lisa Odom top the Madison Summer Tournament. Thomas Reinke finishes third. These three, along with Charles Reinke, dominated the tournament to such an extent that after the first 11 game…

Excitement is building – Don’t miss out

Word Cup VII is six weeks away, July 29 – August 2.  If you haven’t done so, now’s the time to make arrangements to be in Springfield, Massachusetts, for the occasion.  We’ll have lots of fun while playing some serious…

Springfield Coming Up

Word Cup VII is two months away, and it’s shaping up to be our biggest yet.  There will be plenty of good competition if you prefer to play using the North American word list, but this time, we’ll also have…

Merry May in West Linn

The calendar said May, but the showers felt more like April.  Twelve of us spent the afternoon in a windowless room, so we didn’t care.  Results:  Merry May Standings

A Memorable Tournament

For several years, there’s been a tournament at the Pruneyard in Campbell, California, over Memorial Weekend.  This year, the 4th annual Lester Schonbrun Memorial Tournament occurred May 6 and 7.  The change in schedule did not lessen its memorability.  Bennett…

On the Beautiful Blue Danube

What else?  Two of our most avid players participating in a tournament.  Siri finished in third place, Linda won.  Details:  Danube River Waltz results.  Photo is from  the Van Rand album:

Picture of Note

From Gary Moss: If you ever have the experience of making a phenomenal play . . . take a picture and share it with the scrabble world.     Last Wednesday at Scrabble Club #350 I was playing against my friend…