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1999
World
SCRABBLE®
Championship

Melbourne, Australia
November 3 - 7

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Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 F1 F2 F3 F4 F5

Reporting from WSC 1999, Jane Williams of the NSA...

(We're still waiting for Jane's report.)
Here are the results from the official web site.

Rk Player               Country      W   Spread

1  Nigel Richards       New Zealand  5   +676
2  Ronald Credo         Philippines  5   +440
3  Helen Gipson         England      5   +228
4  David Boys           Canada       4   +443
5  Joel Wapnick         Canada       4   +427
6  Lisa Odom            U.S.A.       4   +357
7  Saheed Jimoh         Nigeria      4   +316
8  Mark Nyman           England      4   +280
9  Lester Schonbrun     U.S.A.       4   +263
10 Randy Hersom         U.S.A.       4   +248
11 Michael Gongolo      Kenya        4   +210
11 Phil Appleby         England      4   +210
13 Dylan Early          South Africa 4   +209
14 Arvind Abraham       U.A.E.       4   +185
15 Suresh Chinnaiyah    Sri Lanka    4   +178
16 Trevor Hovelmeier    South Africa 4   +156
17 Joel Sherman         U.S.A.       4   +143
18 Robert Felt          U.S.A.       4   +134
19 Pui Cheng Wui        Malaysia     4   +51
20 Andrew Fisher        England      3   +442
21 Ron Tiekert          U.S.A.       3   +360
22 Roland Filio         Bahrain      3   +288
23 Roger Blom           Australia    3   +256
24 Jakkrit Klaphajone   Thailand     3   +240
25 David Wiegand        U.S.A.       3   +211
26 Gareth Williams      Wales        3   +177
27 Kendall Boyd         New Zealand  3   +171
28 Joe Edley            U.S.A.       3   +163
29 Owen Bondin          Malta        3   +156
30 James Cherry         Canada       3   +154
31 Femi Awowade         Nigeria      3   +146
32 A Ganesh             Malaysia     3   +129
33 Leslie Charles       Trinidad     3   +128
34 Bob Lipton           U.S.A.       3   +125
35 Adam Logan           Canada       3   +100
36 Shafique Thobani     Kenya        3   +92
37 Mohan Chunkath       India        3   +71
38 Russell Byers        England      3   +39
39 Rashid Khan          Pakistan     3   +13
40 Albert Hahn          Canada       3   -8
41 Amnuay Ploysangngam  Thailand     3   -14
42 Wilma Warwick        Scotland     3   -24
43 Paul Cleary          Australia    3   -53
44 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  Thailand     3   -66
45 Gold Eburu           Nigeria      3   -73
46 John Holgate         Australia    3   -97
47 Peter Sinton         New Zealand  3   -102
48 Steven Gruzd         South Africa 3   -149
49 Brett Smitheram      England      2   +302
50 Tony Sim             Singapore    2   +188
51 Howard Warner        New Zealand  2   +117
52 David Webb           England      2   +116
53 Dixon Assessa        Kenya        2   +110
54 Kong Chock Heng      Malaysia     2   +80
55 Andrew Cook          England      2   +74
56 Odette Rio           Philippines  2   +67
57 Selwyn Lobo          U.A.E.       2   +56
58 Brian Cappelletto    U.S.A.       2   +49
59 Steve Polatnick      U.S.A.       2   +34
60 Naween Fernando      Sri Lanka    2   -27
61 John Luebkmann       U.S.A.       2   -39
62 Akshay Bhandarkar    Gulf         2   -41
63 Virgilio Quiballo    Philippines  2   -45
64 Stanley Ndungu       Kenya        2   -47
65 Jim Geary            U.S.A.       2   -61
66 Taewan Sutthasin     Thailand     2   -75
67 Brendan McDonnell    Ireland      2   -140
68 Peter Elbourne       Malta        2   -142
69 Alistair Kane        Australia    2   -144
70 Bob Jackman          Australia    2   -152
71 Rodney Judd          Pakistan     2   -163
72 Eugene Goh           Singapore    2   -178
73 Cher Siong Gan       Singapore    2   -198
74 Jim Nanavati         Canada       2   -209
75 Michael Pray         Oman         2   -262
76 Jeff Grant           New Zealand  2   -288
77 Wojciech Usakiewicz  Poland       2   -429
78 Laurentiu Sandu      Romania      2   -433
79 Dhanapala Silva      Seychelles   2   -454
80 Keichiro Hirai       Japan        1.5 -69
81 Ishtiaq Chishty      Saudi Arabia 1.5 -195
82 Paul Epstein         U.S.A.       1   +39
83 Alec Webb            England      1   -141
84 Lakshan Wanniarachch Sri Lanka    1   -164
85 Barbara Berlin       Australia    1   -187
86 Vivian Penaflor      Bahrain      1   -199
87 Edward Metivier      Trinidad     1   -203
88 Matayo Bwire         Kenya        1   -266
89 Ricardo Gonzalez     Saudi Arabia 1   -268
90 Joan Rosenthal       Australia    1   -274
91 Catherine Costello   Ireland      1   -293
92 Linda Pray           Oman         1   -320
93 Antonin Michel       France       1   -326
94 Michael Tang         Singapore    1   -353
95 Mario Saliba         Malta        1   -483
96 Kunihiko Kuroda      Japan        0   -540
97 Johnson Fasuba       Seychelles   0   -561
98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   Romania      0   -892

Here are game scores, as officially reported.

   1 Nigel Richards       NZ  5     676   453  457  538  449  540 
                                          418  355  324  330  334    0
                                        >MAOB>TREM>MYPC>NZKB>ZADE PHRC

   2 Ronald Credo         PH  5     440   402  592  420  487  394 
                                          390  339  370  415  341    0
                                        >NZHW>THPN>USRH>USLS>UKMN NZNR

   3 Helen Gipson         UK  5     228   371  446  462  407  373 
                                          353  373  410  329  366    0
                                        >MAPE>ZATH>THTS>USRF>AEAA CADB

   4 David Boys           CA  4     443   488  417  450  482  379 
                                          286  432  348  340  367    0
                                        >SCDS NZKB>NZPS>WAGW>UKAF UKHG

   5 Joel Wapnick         CA  4     427   521  477  395  531  393 
                                          367  353  442  387  341    0
                                        >USBL>USJS USLS>USJL>AURB USLO

   6 Lisa Odom            US  4     357   364  448  451  582  466 
                                          430  388  450  315  371    0
                                         UKPA>USPE>USRT>ZASG>USJE CAJW

   7 Saheed Jimoh         NI  4     316   299  381  424  435  445 
                                          405  369  244  307  343    0
                                         KEMG>KEMB>MTMS>CAAH>NIFA UKMN

   8 Mark Nyman           UK  4     280   442  390  487  455  341 
                                          396  326  306  413  394    0
                                        >BARF>IEBM>NZJG>USJE PHRC NISJ

   9 Lester Schonbrun     US  4     263   532  423  442  415  387 
                                          287  394  395  487  373    0
                                        >ROCC>USJL>CAJW PHRC>THJK USRH

  10 Randy Hersom         US  4     248   479  457  370  408  445 
                                          285  416  420  380  410    0
                                        >IECC>UKBS PHRC>BARF>NZKB USLS

  11 Michael Gongolo      KE  4     210   405  420  440  370  390 
                                          299  397  392  371  356    0
                                        >NISJ>NIFA>KEST AEAA>USBL UKPA

  12 Phil Appleby         UK  4     210   430  415  441  452  438 
                                          364  398  495  426  283    0
                                        >USLO>PKRK USRF>CAJC>NZPS KEMG

  13 Dylan Early          ZA  4     209   471  446  522  453  334 
                                          338  391  318  430  540    0
                                        >AUBJ>SGTS>SGCS>UKAF NZNR AEAA

  14 Arvind Abraham       AE  4     185   464  408  419  371  366 
                                          345  375  380  370  373    0
                                        >USDW>UKAC>CAAH>KEMG UKHG ZADE

  15 Suresh Chinnaiyah    LK  4     178   452  460  357  423  417 
                                          374  347  445  394  371    0
                                        >AESL>AURB USJE>GUAB>CAAL ZATH

  16 Trevor Hovelmeier    ZA  4     156   408  373  513  436  445 
                                          393  446  401  390  389    0
                                        >SGMT UKHG>PKRJ>TRLC>PKRK LKSC

  17 Joel Sherman         US  4     143   497  353  433  372  434 
                                          320  477  405  350  394    0
                                        >CAJN CAJW>USSP>KEST>INMC USRF

  18 Robert Felt          US  4     134   436  348  495  329  417 
                                          408  296  441  407  339    0
                                        >AUJR>AUAK>UKPA UKHG>THAP USJS

  19 Pui Cheng Wui        MY  4      51   444  487  324  511  408 
                                          443  352  538  389  401    0
                                        >USSP>SCWW NZNR>NZJG>UKBS UKAF

  20 Andrew Fisher        UK  3     442   513  436  509  430  367 
                                          317  312  352  453  379    0
                                        >USBC>THJK>MYAG ZADE CADB MYPC

  21 Ron Tiekert          US  3     360   311  426  450  577  462 
                                          344  402  451  323  346    0
                                         NZPS>LKLW USLO>OMMP>MYKC BARF

  22 Roland Filio         BA  3     288   396  466  481  380  572 
                                          442  431  322  408  404    0
                                         UKMN>SLNF>AUBJ USRH>USJL USRT

  23 Roger Blom           AU  3     256   463  347  523  363  341 
                                          394  460  265  269  393    0
                                        >GUAB LKSC>POWU>PHOR CAJW THJK

  24 Jakkrit Klaphajone   TH  3     240   542  312  403  442  373 
                                          346  436  344  319  387    0
                                        >AUJH UKAF>SGTS>BHVP USLS AURB

  25 David Wiegand        US  3     211   345  515  482  341  403 
                                          464  368  388  372  283    0
                                         AEAA>USJG>MYKC CAAL>GUAB WAGW

  26 Gareth Williams      WA  3     177   438  351  422  340  399 
                                          326  361  246  482  358    0
                                        >SCJF KEST>UKAC CADB>NZHW USDW

  27 Kendall Boyd         NZ  3     171   539  432  400  330  410 
                                          328  417  301  449  445    0
                                        >FRAM>CADB>CAAL NZNR USRH USJE

  28 Joe Edley            US  3     163   391  466  445  413  371 
                                          353  292  357  455  466    0
                                        >PHVQ>NIGE>LKSC UKMN USLO NZKB

  29 Owen Bondin          MA  3     156   418  335  440  424  461 
                                          453  456  274  378  361    0
                                         NZNR BHVP>JPKK>SGTS>PHVQ CAJC

  30 James Cherry         CA  3     154   355  472  377  426  437 
                                          424  372  370  452  295    0
                                         ZASG>AESL>UKDW UKPA>IEBM MAOB

  31 Femi Awowade         NI  3     146   482  397  396  444  343 
                                          377  420  351  323  445    0
                                        >KEMB KEMG>BHVP>UKAW NISJ MYAG

  32 A Ganesh             MY  3     129   403  482  352  407  388 
                                          308  295  509  436  355    0
                                        >MTMS>OMLP UKAF USBL>PHOR NIFA

  33 Leslie Charles       TR  3     128   289  462  406  390  485 
                                          406  423  261  436  378    0
                                         KEST>SCJF>OMLP ZATH>THTS USBL

  34 Bob Lipton           US  3     125   367  405  533  436  356 
                                          521  370  284  407  390    0
                                         CAJW>CAJN>ROLS>MYAG KEMG TRLC

  35 Adam Logan           CA  3     100   513  503  301  372  371 
                                          459  343  400  341  417    0
                                        >UKRB>AUPC NZKB>USDW LKSC KEST

  36 Shafique Thobani     KE  3      92   406  361  392  350  408 
                                          289  351  440  372  373    0
                                        >TRLC>WAGW KEMG USJS>USSP CAAL

  37 Mohan Chunkath       IN  3      71   430  355  409  429  394 
                                          388  472  318  334  434    0
                                        >AUBB SGCS>TREM>UKRB USJS PKRK

  38 Russell Byers        UK  3      39   459  407  442  334  452 
                                          513  384  383  429  346    0
                                         CAAL>KEDA>AUAK INMC>SGEG CAAH

  39 Rashid Khan          PK  3      13   361  398  330  387  389 
                                          297  415  327  368  445    0
                                        >USPE UKPA>UKAW>THTS ZATH INMC

  40 Albert Hahn          CA  3      -8   398  416  380  307  351 
                                          330  347  419  435  329    0
                                        >SGEG>ZASG AEAA NISJ>KESN UKRB

  41 Amnuay Ploysangngam  TH  3     -14   409  389  422  368  339 
                                          448  380  407  289  417    0
                                         SGCS>AUBB>IEBM>AUPC USRF SCWW

  42 Wilma Warwick        SC  3     -24   361  352  445  421  434 
                                          366  487  421  350  413    0
                                         THPN MYPC>USPE>FRAM>USJG THAP

  43 Paul Cleary          AU  3     -53   468  343  407  289  386 
                                          406  503  359  368  310    0
                                        >KEDA CAAL>FRAM THAP>AUBJ THPN

  44 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  TH  3     -66   366  339  355  463  444 
                                          361  592  402  325  353    0
                                        >SCWW PHRC PHVQ>POWU>NZJG AUPC

  45 Gold Eburu           NI  3     -73   396  292  418  376  403 
                                          359  466  375  419  339    0
                                        >POWU USJE>AUJH NZHW>CAJN NZPS

  46 John Holgate         AU  3     -97   346  428  375  428  413 
                                          542  415  418  342  370    0
                                         THJK>USBC NIGE>OMLP>SGCS ZASG

  47 Peter Sinton         NZ  3    -102   344  370  348  480  283 
                                          311  355  450  373  438    0
                                        >USRT>MYKC CADB>SGCS UKPA NIGE

  48 Steven Gruzd         ZA  3    -149   424  347  415  315  421 
                                          355  416  401  582  317    0
                                        >CAJC CAAH>OMMP USLO>ROLS AUJH

  49 Brett Smitheram      UK  2     302   528  416  351  468  401 
                                          346  457  442  209  408    0
                                        >ROLS USRH USJL>MAPE MYPC SGTS

  50 Tony Sim             SG  2     188   431  391  344  378  534 
                                          298  446  403  424  319    0
                                        >SARG ZADE THJK MAOB>AUJR UKBS

  51 Howard Warner        NZ  2     117   390  377  542  419  358 
                                          402  435  357  376  399    0
                                         PHRC USSP>LKLW>NIGE WAGW UKDW

  52 David Webb           UK  2     116   421  492  370  383  390 
                                          441  439  377  423  260    0
                                         AUAK>AUJR CAJC USSP>SAIC NZHW

  53 Dixon Assessa        KE  2     110   406  384  335  489  386 
                                          468  407  337  321  357    0
                                         AUPC UKRB KESN>AUBB>JPKH MYKC

  54 Kong Chock Heng      MY  2      80   404  355  388  536  346 
                                          370  370  482  265  462    0
                                        >LKLW NZPS USDW>SGMT USRT KEDA

  55 Andrew Cook          UK  2      74   422  375  246  387  471 
                                          296  408  422  399  302    0
                                        >USJG AEAA WAGW SGEG>KEMB PHOR

  56 Odette Rio           PH  2      67   415  407  482  269  355 
                                          331  422  357  363  388    0
                                        >OMMP NZJG>SAIC AURB MYAG UKAC

  57 Selwyn Lobo          AE  2      56   374  372  557  393  452 
                                          452  472  404  430  334    0
                                         LKSC CAJC>USBC IEBM>BHVP USSP

  58 Brian Cappelletto    US  2      49   317  415  404  502  513 
                                          513  428  557  249  355    0
                                         UKAF AUJH AESL>ROCC>SARG SLNF

  59 Steve Polatnick      US  2      34   443  435  405  423  373 
                                          444  377  433  383  408    0
                                         MYPC>NZHW USJS>UKDW KEST AESL

  60 Naween Fernando      SL  2     -27   384  431  361  440  393 
                                          428  466  432  372  338    0
                                         IEBM BARF AUJR>USPE>UKAW USBC

  61 John Luebkmann       US  2     -39   436  394  442  387  404 
                                          225  423  351  531  572    0
                                        >UKAW USLS>UKBS CAJW BARF GUAB

  62 Akshay Bhandarkar    GU  2     -41   394  452  436  394  283 
                                          463  368  343  423  403    0
                                         AURB>SGEG>SGMT LKSC USDW USJL

  63 Virgilio Quiballo    PH  2     -45   353  413  402  385  361 
                                          391  416  355  336  461    0
                                         USJE POWU>THPN>AUJR MAOB KESN

  64 Stanley Ndungu       KE  2     -47   335  411  337  408  329 
                                          416  435  335  330  351    0
                                         THTS PKRJ>KEDA>AUAK CAAH PHVQ

  65 Jim Geary            US  2     -61   296  368  402  573  413 
                                          422  515  376  366  434    0
                                         UKAC USDW>SARG>MTMS SCWW THTS

  66 Taewan Sutthasin     TH  2     -75   416  331  410  368  378 
                                          335  309  462  387  485    0
                                        >KESN>SAIC UKHG PKRK TRLC USJG

  67 Brendan McDonnell    IE  2    -140   428  326  407  430  295 
                                          384  390  422  393  437    0
                                        >SLNF UKMN THAP>AESL CAJC MAPE

  68 Peter Elbourne       MA  2    -142   353  323  445  209  343 
                                          371  350  351  468  275    0
                                         UKHG SGMT>AUBB UKBS>IECC IEBM

  69 Alistair Kane        AU  2    -144   441  296  383  330  427 
                                          421  348  442  408  402    0
                                        >UKDW USRF UKRB KESN>TREM AUBJ

  70 Bob Jackman          AU  2    -152   338  434  322  391  310 
                                          471  311  481  298  386    0
                                         ZADE>SARG BARF>PKRJ AUPC AUAK

  71 Rodney Judd          PK  2    -163   336  435  401  298  474 
                                          418  411  513  391  374    0
                                         SAIC>KESN ZATH AUBJ>FRAM SGEG

  72 Eugene Goh           SG  2    -178   330  368  396  399  346 
                                          398  452  328  387  452    0
                                         CAAH GUAB>SCJF>UKAC UKRB PKRJ

  73 Cher Siong Gan       SG  2    -198   448  472  318  373  370 
                                          409  355  522  480  413    0
                                        >THAP>INMC ZADE NZPS AUJH CAJN

  74 Jim Nanavati         CA  2    -209   320  370  387  443  339 
                                          497  405  339  424  403    0
                                         USJS USBL>IECC>TREM NIGE SGCS

  75 Michael Pray         OM  2    -262   331  388  401  323  362 
                                          415  303  415  577  357    0
                                         PHOR>JPKK ZASG USRT>OMLP NZJG

  76 Jeff Grant           NZ  2    -288   441  422  306  389  353 
                                          350  407  487  511  444    0
                                        >JPKK>PHOR UKMN MYPC THPN OMMP

  77 Wojciech Usakiewicz  PO  2    -429   359  416  265  325  388 
                                          396  413  523  463  387    0
                                         NIGE>PHVQ AURB THPN>SGMT ROLS

  78 Laurentiu Sandu      RO  2    -433   346  401  284  390  317 
                                          528  346  533  343  421    0
                                         UKBS>IECC USBL>SCDS ZASG POWU

  79 Dhanapala Silva      SC  2    -454   286  279  370  343  393 
                                          488  528  331  390  388    0
                                         CADB UKAW>ROCC ROLS>MTMS JPKH

  80 Keichiro Hirai       JP  1.5   -69   333  405  379  377  357 
                                          436  409  312  377  386    0
                                         OMLP MTMS>KEMB=SAIC KEDA SCDS

  81 Ishtiaq Chishty      SA  1.5  -195   418  309  357  377  260 
                                          336  331  482  377  390    0
                                        >PKRJ THTS PHOR=JPKH UKDW USPE

  82 Paul Epstein         US  1      39   297  388  421  372  492 
                                          361  448  445  440  237    0
                                         PKRK USLO SCWW SLNF>SCJF SAIC

  83 Alec Webb            UK  1    -141   225  528  327  323  338 
                                          436  279  330  444  393    0
                                         USJL>SCDS PKRK NIFA SLNF LKLW

  84 Lakshan Wanniarachch LK  1    -164   370  402  357  289  510 
                                          404  426  542  461  259    0
                                         MYKC USRT NZHW SARG>ROCC UKAW

  85 Barbara Berlin       AU  1    -187   388  380  351  321  447 
                                          430  389  445  489  321    0
                                         INMC THAP MAPE KEDA>JPKK BHVP

  86 Vivian Penaflor      BH  1    -199   377  456  351  319  334 
                                          411  335  396  442  452    0
                                         TREM>MAOB NIFA THJK AESL AUBB

  87 Edward Metivier      TR  1    -203   411  355  318  424  402 
                                          377  457  409  443  427    0
                                        >BHVP NZNR INMC CAJN AUAK KEMB

  88 Matayo Bwire         KE  1    -266   377  369  312  423  302 
                                          482  381  379  336  471    0
                                         NIFA NISJ JPKH>SCJF UKAC TREM

  89 Ricardo Gonzalez     SA  1    -268   298  311  376  461  355 
                                          431  434  402  289  513    0
                                         SGTS AUBJ USJG>LKLW USBC AUJR

  90 Joan Rosenthal       AU  1    -274   408  439  432  336  319 
                                          436  492  361  385  534    0
                                         USRF UKDW>SLNF PHVQ SGTS SARG

  91 Catherine Costello   IE  1    -293   285  346  339  405  275 
                                          479  401  387  333  343    0
                                         USRH ROLS CAJN>JPKK MAPE OMLP

  92 Linda Pray           OM  1    -320   436  295  261  342  357 
                                          333  482  406  428  362    0
                                        >JPKH MYAG TRLC AUJH OMMP IECC

  93 Antonin Michel       FR  1    -326   328  404  359  350  374 
                                          539  300  407  421  474    0
                                         NZKB>ROCC AUPC SCWW PKRJ SGMT

  94 Michael Tang         SG  1    -353   393  350  343  265  387 
                                          408  323  436  536  388    0
                                         ZATH>MAPE GUAB MYKC POWU FRAM

  95 Mario Saliba         MT  1    -483   308  409  244  366  388 
                                          403  405  424  573  393    0
                                         MYAG>JPKH NISJ USJG SCDS JPKK

  96 Kunihiko Kuroda      JP  0    -540   350  303  274  333  321 
                                          441  388  440  405  447    0
                                         NZJG OMMP MAOB IECC AUBB MTMS

  97 Johnson Fasuba       SC  0    -561   326  423  328  336  237 
                                          438  462  396  423  492    0
                                         WAGW TRLC SGEG KEMB USPE ROCC

  98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   RO  0    -892   287  300  331  249  259 
                                          532  404  370  502  510    0
                                         USLS FRAM SCDS USBC LKLW SCJF

  


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