Category: General

Pellinen/Odom top Madison tourney, Wade conquers Division 2

From Lynda Finn: Minneapolis power Scrabble couple, Steve Pellinen and Lisa Odom top the Madison Summer Tournament. Thomas Reinke finishes third. These three, along with Charles Reinke, dominated the tournament to such an extent that after the first 11 game…

Excitement is building – Don’t miss out

Word Cup VII is six weeks away, July 29 – August 2.  If you haven’t done so, now’s the time to make arrangements to be in Springfield, Massachusetts, for the occasion.  We’ll have lots of fun while playing some serious…

Springfield Coming Up

Word Cup VII is two months away, and it’s shaping up to be our biggest yet.  There will be plenty of good competition if you prefer to play using the North American word list, but this time, we’ll also have…

Merry May in West Linn

The calendar said May, but the showers felt more like April.  Twelve of us spent the afternoon in a windowless room, so we didn’t care.  Results:  Merry May Standings

A Memorable Tournament

For several years, there’s been a tournament at the Pruneyard in Campbell, California, over Memorial Weekend.  This year, the 4th annual Lester Schonbrun Memorial Tournament occurred May 6 and 7.  The change in schedule did not lessen its memorability.  Bennett…

On the Beautiful Blue Danube

What else?  Two of our most avid players participating in a tournament.  Siri finished in third place, Linda won.  Details:  Danube River Waltz results.  Photo is from  the Van Rand album:  vanrandtravel1.smugmug.com.

Picture of Note

From Gary Moss: If you ever have the experience of making a phenomenal play . . . take a picture and share it with the scrabble world.     Last Wednesday at Scrabble Club #350 I was playing against my friend…

Spring Time – Tournament Time

We’ve got 8 venues scheduled for Spring tournaments this year:  2 cruises (Danube and Baltic Sea), one-day-only events in Portland, Oregon, Monrovia, California, and Loveland, Colorado, 2-tournament series in Campbell, California, and Decorah, Iowa, and a weekend in Madison, Wisconsin.…

Phoenix – it rained, but so what?

We played indoors, so we could ignore Saturday’s rain.  It cleared up Sunday afternoon and Monday was lovely.  Larry and Barbara hosted another great tournament.  The hotel was pleasant and the staff was friendly and accommodating.  All in all, a…