Category: General

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…

Word Cup VIII – a record

From Susi Tiekert: For the first time EVER in history, there were zero requests for the director to make the room cooler/warmer! [in 1902 Willis Carrier was granted a patent for his invention of a/c]

See you at Word Cup VIII

Burbank, California, is the place to be July 6 as we gather for the 5-day, 31-game, Word Cup tournament. We’ll greet old friends, meet some new ones, and play lots of competitive Scrabble®. Extra activities include a tour of the…

Castine, Maine

WGPO tournament goers last weekend could choose between California wine (see next item) or Maine lobster.  Wow!  Peggy Grant shared these photos of the Maine experience.

Words in Wine Country

From Deborah Baggett: Santa Rosa, CA With two small TWL and a Collins division, the inaugural WIWC tournament had plenty of excitement.  Irene Averell dominated Division 1, proving that last seed has plenty of game!  She was Gibsonized, leaving Jon…