Category: General

Dells Spell – It wouldn’t be October without it

From Steve Pellinen: October 12 – 14 saw 30 players gathered for the 35th annual Wisconsin Dells tournament, held again in Middleton, Wisconsin.  The Friday night early bird consisted of three divisions of four players and one division of six players,…

Harvest of Words in Wine Country

From Deborah Baggett: September 22, day of the AUTUMNAL EQUINOX, was the perfect time to harvest bingos in Santa Rosa, CA.  In the second WGPO tournament held here, seven new participants joined seven returning participants for eight rounds of competition.…

Hot Times In Tempe

From Laurie Cohen: The Annual Tempe One-Day Tournament is always a great reunion of Scrabble players across Arizona.  This year, we were excited to have players from New Mexico, California, and Nevada, as well.  Paula Catanese drove to Tempe from…

Bennett the Brave

After attending a cliffhanger of a football game (Stanford at Oregon, Stanford won) on Saturday, Bennett Jacobstein courageously wore his Stanford sweatshirt while participating in and directing a Sunday afternoon tournament in Lake Oswego, Oregon.  He emerged unscathed.  We Oregonians are…

Boca Raton

From Maddy Kamen: Players arrived from west and central Florida as well as our locals in south Florida- we had 6 Collins, 6 Division One, and 10 Division Two participants. Larry Gradus was our fantastic director. Because of the free…

Word Cup Survey Results

The WGPO board emailed a survey link to 91 players who participated in Word Cup 8 in Burbank, CA, approximately one week after the event concluded.  61 players completed the survey.  Here are the results:  WGPO Word Cup Survey Results. Thank you to everyone…

Portland, Oregon – Our 29th Annual Tournament

We’ve concluded yet another Labor Day Weekend tournament.  55 players from the U. S. and Canada spent a pleasant, sunny weekend indoors playing our favorite game.  Scott Smith and Larry Rand teamed up to make running a tournament seem like a piece…