Category: General

See the birthplace

Jack Eichenbaum is conducting a tour. Jackson Heights:  Garden Apartments, Ethnic Commerce and the Birthplace of Scrabble®   Saturday,  July 21   5:30-7:30 PM Early in the twentieth century, in conjunction with the building of the #7 train, Jackson Heights was…

Lester Schonbrun – we remember you

We continued a tradition with the 5th Annual Lester Schonbrun Memorial Tournament, held at the Pruneyard in Campbell, California.  Steve Pellinen directed.  A highlight was Steve’s reading of a humorous tale about Lester written by Jim Kramer.  We did play 20 rounds…

Word Cup is coming – be ready

Word Cup 8 is scheduled for July 7-11, 2018, at the Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, Burbank, California. The fundraising committee has ambitious plans for a silent auction.  You can help now by pledging to donate an item.  See details here:…

Baseball/Games

Bennett Jacobstein organized and conducted a memorable road trip.  We visited four ballparks, toured Amish country, enhanced friendships, and played a 17-round tournament. Here are some pictures from Peggy Grant: Tournament results at Baseball 2

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…