Word Cup 7 – Good times, great company

Springfield, Massachusetts, is where the action is this week.  Mike Johnson and Anne McCarthy are leading our lively group in fun and games.  Saturday we played 7 rounds, then enjoyed a sumptuous array of hors d’oeuvres.  Sunday, we played 7 rounds, then enjoyed a trivia contest hosted by Bennett Jacobstein.  David Weiss won handily.  Bennett noted that all of the trivia contests he’s conducted have been won either by Peter Dolgenos or David Weiss, but they’ve never competed head to head.

Play concludes Wednesday.  I’ll post pictures as I get them.  You can keep up with the games at Director!Springfield and Springfield Collins.

Susi Tiekert reports that in Round 3, it was the Tiekerts vs. the VanRands.  Ron Tiekert played Larry Rand while Susi played Barbara VanAlen.  Use the Director! link above to read the outcome.

Sunday noon, WGPO directors and organizers gathered for lunch. Julia Swaney captured these images:IMG_0741IMG_0745

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Road Trip!

Four cities, four baseball games, a 16-round tournament plus a four-game late bird – all this with congenial companions. What could be better? The countryside was beautiful, the weather cooperated. Players in Car 2 learned some new word games while some players in Car 1 napped. Tournament results:  Atlanta to Durham
Photos from Peggy Grant.

Tournament time

Tournament time

Lunch time - waiting for a table

Lunch time – waiting for a table

Watching the Atlanta Braves

Watching the Atlanta Braves

Watching the Asheville Tourists

Watching the Asheville Tourists

At the home of the Charlotte Knights

At the home of the Charlotte Knights

After hours

After hours