Category: General

Baseball/Games

We did not bring good luck to the Reading Fighting Phillies, but it was a beautiful day at the ballpark, sunny and mild.  We completed our 17-game tournament in time to play some poker before turning in.  You can see our…

Long Beach

From Dave Postal: We had 48 players, ice cream and cookies, a 203 point play (Ken Louie playing JUNIPERS)….No ties in the first 3 rounds and then 3 ties in round 4, a first time winner (Maxine Marcus) and a…

We have a winner!

From Dave Postal: The winner of the Word Cup 8 T-shirt design contest is Deborah Komatsu from Los Angeles, California. Here’s the design…she won a free entry to the tournament (courtesy of Dave Postal and Yuki Loritz).   T-shirts will…

Cruisers to Cuba

This intrepid group played 16 games while cruising the Caribbean.  Tournament results: Cuba results. But it wasn’t all games.  Photos from vanrandtravel1.smugmug.com

Blue eyes, brown eyes, we all loved Greeneye

Thirty players celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in LaCrosse, Wisconsin, by playing 13 tournament games, followed by 10 more on the 18th.  This was a replacement for the much-loved 30+ game Redeye.  We all enjoyed the games, the opponents, and the plentiful…

Ft. Lauderdale – Lovely weather, lovely tiles

From Maddy Kamen: Here are some pics from our lovely tournament held right on the Intra-coastal- Division One winners were Ron Tiekert and Maddy Kamen. Division Two victors were Tracey Ruhlman, Dianne Kaplan, and Harriet Berkelhammer. Prizes were also awarded…

Call For Word Cup 2019 Proposals

Dear WGPO Directors and Members, It’s that time of year again, and the Board of Player Representatives (BPR) and Executive Committee (EC) is starting the process of selecting the venue for Word Cup 2019! To make this great event more…

Word Cup 8 TShirt Design Contest

From Dave Postal: To help us promote Word Cup 8 (and release your inner Don Draper), we are holding a T-shirt logo design contest. The winner will receive FREE ENTRY to Word Cup 8 (a $120 value) and, obviously, a…

Phoenix XXXIV – Minimal Sunbathing but Great Games

There was some sun, but also clouds and wind.  It felt better to be indoors.  Good thing there was an opportunity for serious competition! The tournament ran smoothly, as we’ve come to expect from Larry and Barbara.  Here are Larry’s…

United We Scrabbled!

WGPO’s first hybrid tournament was a resounding success.  There were twenty players, several of whom had never played in a Collins tournament.  We all had a good time and made new friends.  The tournament format dictated that the player going…