Category: General

Word Cup 10 Rescheduled – August 7-11, 2021

We are excited to announce the rescheduled dates for Word Cup 10 in Naperville, IL for August 7-11th, 2021! We will be updating our flyer in the coming days, but you can expect most of the details to remain the…

Word Cup Cancelled for July 2020

Dear Friends, With sadness, the WGPO Executive Committee and Board of Player Representatives have voted to cancel this year’s Word Cup event in Naperville, IL due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our intention is to reschedule in Naperville, IL for Summer…

Word Cup – 2020: COVID-19 Update

Dear Friends, The organizers of Word Cup want you to know we are continuing to monitor the situation regarding COVID-19. Your safety and welfare are our top concerns. Working with the elected leadership of WGPO, we expect to have a…

WGPO Club Suspensions for Covid-19

Dear WGPO Directors and Players, To help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, many local clubs have decided to cancel upcoming meetings. These actions are part of a nationwide effort to “flatten the curve” and save lives. The Executive…

WGPO Tournament Response to Covid – 19

After careful reflection and discussion with Tournament Directors and the Board of Player Representatives, the Executive Committee is announcing a suspension of all WGPO tournaments until at least April 30th. There will be ongoing review to assess whether tournaments in…

Greeneye Cancelled

Dear Friends, This year’s Greeneye event has been cancelled due to concerns related to the Coronavirus (Covid – 19). While I am extremely disappointed that I will not get to share this fun weekend with all of you, I believe…

Palmetto Upstate Scrabble® Classic 2020

From Peggy Grant: Thirty-two Scrabble® enthusiasts, from coast to coast and 18 different US states and Canadian provinces, converged in the beautiful upstate of South Carolina over President’s Day weekend. We were greeted by warm temperatures (relative to the rest of…

Phoenix – More fun

We had some sunny days and some that were not as sunny, but the tournament room was well-lit and comfortable every day.  Saturday’s delicious Italian buffet lunch added to the ambiance.  Several of us staying at the hotel enjoyed an…