Author: Ruth Hamilton

A sunny day in Moraga

From Bennett Jacobstein: Ten players enjoyed Scrabble in the Park on an ideal day in Moraga with perfect weather.  Billy Nakamura and Saint battled for first place with Billy winning on spread.  Alan Whitman won the performance prize finishing 4th…

WGPO – More good times ahead

Have you looked at the list of upcoming tournaments lately?   It’s growing, with more to be added soon. After two years off, Calgary is again hosting its three-day autumn event from September 30 through October 2.  This has always been fun. …

WGPO Board of Directors Meeting Minutes – August

From Helen Flores: Sunday, August 7, 2022 Call to Order: President Steve Pellinen called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm CST.   Attending: Will Anderson, Steve Pellinen, Jan Cardia, Laurie Cohen, Helen Flores, Keith Hagel, Bennett Jacobstein. Approve July 3, 2022…

Word Cup 10 Recap

Thanks to Mike Johnson, Lynda Finn, Steve Pellinen, Bennett Jacobstein for organizing and directing a successful tournament.  And thank you Jennifer and Evans Clinchy and the CoCo team for running a superb Collins division. WGPO tournament results may be found here:  http://wordgameplayers.org/ratings/index.php?c=pu&a=pt…

WGPO Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 7/3/2022

From Helen Flores: WGPO Board of Directors Meeting Minutes  Sunday July 3, 2022 Call to Order: President Steve Pellinen called the meeting to order at 6:30 pm CST. Attending: Will Anderson, Steve Pellinen, Jan Cardia, Laurie Cohen, Helen Flores, Keith Hagel, Bennett…

WGPO Board of Directors Meeting Minutes 6/5/22

  From Helen Flores: Call to Order: President Steve Pellinen called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm CST. Attending: Will Anderson, Steve Pellinen, Jan Cardia, Laurie Cohen, Helen Flores, Keith Hagel. Absent: Bennett Jacobstein. Approve April 2022 Minutes: No…

Emil Rem And Betty Bergeron shine in Calgary

From Juraj Pivovarov: Fourteen players competed in as many rounds in Calgary on June 18 and 19th 2022.  As it was Father’s Day weekend, and getting close to July and summer holidays, there were many who weren’t able to make it.…

Word Cup Extra: Spelling Bee!

WGPO players Cooper and Deborah Komatsu will be putting on a spelling bee for your lexical enjoyment on Saturday, July 9th, from 8-10PM in the Tournament Room. The MOSHERBUTTS (Momentous Occasion for Scrabblers of the Highest Echelon to Raise the Bar and Uncover Their Talents…

Al Fresco II

Playing amongst the beautiful trees, the mighty (Jem) Burch stood tallest! From Deborah Komatsu: On June 12th, 16 players met up at Rancho Park in West Los Angeles to play Scrabble under a giant fig tree on a glorious Los…

Word Cup X – Fundraising Preview

We’ll be having our usual Word Cup fundraising activities:  Raffle, silent auction, items for sale.  All proceeds will help fund WGPO Inc. annual administrative costs including insurance, legal fees, and overhead.  Click on this link to see what’s ready so far:  Word…