Category: General

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…

Winter Wonderland of Words

From Dave Postal: 36 brave souls weathered through the chilly 65 degree partly cloudy Southern California December afternoon to toss the tiles at our Winter Wonderland of Words Tournament in Long Beach on Sunday, December 8.   No frostbite was recorded…

Proposed Bylaws Revision

This year’s election will include a referendum to approve/reject a proposed revision to Article IX, Section 3 of our bylaws. If approved, this revision will simply require WGPO membership for players in all future WGPO tournaments. Voting yes will greatly…

WGPO Elections and Bylaws Revision Referendum

Dear WGPO Members, It is time for our annual election. Your vote matters. This year there is an important bylaw change that requires approval by two-thirds of those members voting on the revision, as well as 2 candidates for the…

David Gibson

From Steve Pellinen: David Gibson passed away on November 22, 2019 after a fight with pancreatic cancer. It’s hard to say he lost that fight, because he and wife Nancy are devout Christians who see this as just another step…

Wisconsin Dells South 36th Year

From Steve Pellinen: For several years now the long-running Wisconsin Dells tournament has been finding more affordable space in the suburbs, away from all the water park madness and traps for unsuspecting tourists. This year’s suburban Dells events found a…

Remembering Maliha (1946 – 2019)

Maliha Mahmood left us August 21, 2019.  She was a warm, kind, generous soul and is greatly missed by all who knew her. Maliha was a vital force in the early days of WGPO.  She was an enthusiastic participant in…