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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

Rk Player               Country      W   Spread

1  David Boys           Canada       10  +580
2  Joel Sherman         U.S.A.       10  +376
3  Nigel Richards       New Zealand  9   +1244
4  David Wiegand        U.S.A.       9   +744
5  Jakkrit Klaphajone   Thailand     9   +634
6  Joel Wapnick         Canada       9   +573
7  Roland Filio         Bahrain      8   +674
8  Brett Smitheram      England      8   +652
9  Brian Cappelletto    U.S.A.       8   +549
10 Adam Logan           Canada       8   +502
11 Trevor Hovelmeier    South Africa 8   +498
12 John Luebkemann      U.S.A.       8   +337
13 Femi Awowade         Nigeria      8   +283
14 John Holgate         Australia    8   +262
15 Mark Nyman           England      8   +250
16 Lester Schonbrun     U.S.A.       8   +202
17 Phil Appleby         England      8   +132
18 Rodney Judd          Pakistan     8   +130
19 Helen Gipson         England      8   +79
20 Andrew Fisher        England      7   +596
21 Joe Edley            U.S.A.       7   +469
22 Ron Tiekert          U.S.A.       7   +400
23 Stanley Ndungu       Kenya        7   +332
24 Michael Gongolo      Kenya        7   +330
25 Odette Rio           Philippines  7   +266
26 Jim Geary            U.S.A.       7   +238
27 Ronald Credo         Philippines  7   +236
28 Virgilio Quiballo    Philippines  7   +227
29 Robert Felt          U.S.A.       7   +189
30 Russell Byers        England      7   +109
31 Randy Hersom         U.S.A.       7   +61
32 Steven Gruzd         South Africa 7   +58
33 Leslie Charles       Trinidad     7   +53
34 James Cherry         Canada       7   +24
35 Rashid Khan          Pakistan     7   -30
36 Jeff Grant           New Zealand  7   -101
37 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  Thailand     7   -131
38 Michael Pray         Oman         7   -185
39 Tony Sim             Singapore    6   +416
40 Howard Warner        New Zealand  6   +327
41 David Webb           England      6   +314
42 Suresh Chinnaiyah    Sri Lanka    6   +228
43 Saheed Jimoh         Nigeria      6   +225
44 Steve Polatnick      U.S.A.       6   +162
45 Joan Rosenthal       Australia    6   +68
46 Kendall Boyd         New Zealand  6   +67
47 Kunihiko Kuroda      Japan        6   +39
48 Gareth Williams      Wales        6   +38
49 Lisa Odom            U.S.A.       6   +35
50 Mohan Chunkath       India        6   -27
51 Cher Siong Gan       Singapore    6   -65
52 Arvind Abraham       U.A.E.       6   -72
53 Naween Fernando      Sri Lanka    6   -97
54 A Ganesh             Malaysia     6   -123
55 Pui Cheng Wui        Malaysia     6   -181
56 Paul Cleary          Australia    6   -192
57 Amnuay Ploysangngam  Thailand     6   -258
58 Peter Sinton         New Zealand  6   -271
59 Wilma Warwick        Scotland     6   -320
60 Keiichiro Hirai      Japan        5.5 +80
61 Taewan Sutthasin     Thailand     5.5 -354
62 Bob Jackman          Australia    5.5 -435
63 Andrew Cook          England      5   +142
64 Selwyn Lobo          U.A.E.       5   +132
65 Paul Epstein         U.S.A.       5   +16
66 Bob Lipton           U.S.A.       5   -34
67 Alec Webb            England      5   -42
68 Kong Chock Heng      Malaysia     5   -57
69 Dylan Early          South Africa 5   -90
70 Shafique Thobani     Kenya        5   -117
71 Peter Elbourne       Malta        5   -279
72 Gold Eburu           Nigeria      5   -283
73 Owen Bondin          Malta        5   -299
74 Matayo Bwire         Kenya        5   -308
75 Dixon Assesa         Kenya        5   -355
76 Albert Hahn          Canada       5   -366
77 Linda Pray           Oman         5   -426
78 Ishtiaq Chishty      Saudi Arabia 4.5 -82
79 Edward Metivier      Trinidad     4   +63
80 Roger Blom           Australia    4   +43
81 Catherine Costello   Ireland      4   -99
82 Jim Nanavati         Canada       4   -121
83 Akshay Bhandarkar    Bahrain      4   -140
84 Michael Tang         Singapore    4   -242
85 Ricardo Gonzalez     Saudi Arabia 4   -245
86 Brendan McDonnell    Ireland      4   -262
87 Lakshan Wanniarachch Sri Lanka    4   -326
88 Barbara Berlin       Australia    4   -354
89 Johnson Fasuba       Seychelles   4   -374
90 Eugene Goh           Singapore    4   -396
91 Wojciech Usakiewicz  Poland       4   -791
92 Laurentiu Sandu      Romania      4   -1004
93 Alistair Kane        Australia    3   -434
94 Mario Saliba         Malta        3   -483
95 Vivian Penaflor      Bahrain      3   -612
96 Antonin Michel       France       3   -652
97 Dhanapala Silva      Seychelles   3   -958
98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   Romania      2   -1611

Here are game scores, as officially reported.

   1 David Boys           CA 10     580   484  282  443  404
                                          456  395  438  363    0
                                        >NZNR USJS>CAAL>BHRF USDW

   2 Joel Sherman         US 10     376   497  395  491  452
                                          424  282  441  548    0
                                        >USRH>CADB>NZNR USDW THJK

   3 Nigel Richards       NZ  9    1244   456  587  441  451
                                          484  259  491  354    0
                                         CADB>USLS USJS>CAAL CAJW

   4 David Wiegand        US  9     744   431  504  443  548
                                          394  372  364  452    0
                                        >UKAC>NZKB>KEMG>USJS CADB

   5 Jakkrit Klaphajone   TH  9     634   390  496  432  470
                                          430  424  331  356    0
                                         USLS>NIFA>CAJC>UKPA USJS

   6 Joel Wapnick         CA  9     573   478  381  423  393
                                          368  321  333  337    0
                                        >NISJ>PHRC>UKMN>USLS NZNR

   7 Roland Filio         BH  8     674   415  434  500  363
                                          355  417  436  404    0
                                        >USJE>AUJH>UKPA CADB UKBS

   8 Brett Smitheram      UK  8     652   382  507  467  450
                                          320  277  441  435    0
                                        >UKAF>KEST>UKHG>PKRJ BHRF

   9 Brian Cappelletto    US  8     549   479  441  417  449
                                          493  301  319  422    0
                                         NIFA>UKAW>USJE>USRT CAAL

  10 Adam Logan           CA  8     502   449  463  438  354
                                          320  317  443  451    0
                                        >AEAA>UKMN CADB NZNR USBC

  11 Trevor Hovelmeier    ZA  8     498   314  411  504  494
                                          470  343  268  277    0
                                         KEMG>PKRK>NZPS>TTLC USJL

  12 John Luebkemann      US  8     337   454  532  387  417
                                          425  320  343  387    0
                                        >USBL>MYAG>PHRC>KEMG ZATH

  13 Femi Awowade         NI  8     283   493  424  424  421
                                          479  496  380  395    0
                                        >USBC THJK>KESN>USJG AUJH

  14 John Holgate         AU  8     262   461  417  372  456
                                          289  434  394  352    0
                                        >UKHG BHRF PKRJ>USRH NIFA

  15 Mark Nyman           UK  8     250   419  317  333  448
                                          405  463  423  342    0
                                        >PHRC CAAL CAJW>CAJC USLS

  16 Lester Schonbrun     US  8     202   430  259  463  337
                                          390  587  411  393    0
                                        >THJK NZNR>USRH CAJW UKMN

  17 Phil Appleby         UK  8     132   451  544  436  356
                                          448  450  500  470    0
                                        >USRF>USRH BHRF THJK PKRJ

  18 Rodney Judd          PK  8     130   345  399  394  435
                                          313  396  372  450    0
                                        >LKSC>AEAA>AUJH UKBS UKPA

  19 Helen Gipson         UK  8      79   289  398  441  371
                                          461  316  467  350    0
                                         AUJH>THPN UKBS>ZASG UKAF

  20 Andrew Fisher        UK  7     596   320  395  456  499
                                          382  339  401  356    0
                                         UKBS>JPKH>SGTS>THPN UKHG

  21 Joe Edley            US  7     469   355  544  319  388
                                          415  436  417  371    0
                                         BHRF>SGTS USBC>UKDW USRT

  22 Ron Tiekert          US  7     400   496  427  487  422
                                          379  349  427  449    0
                                        >USPE>UKAC>NZKB USBC USJE

  23 Stanley Ndungu       KE  7     332   444  426  380  472
                                          240  355  424  322    0
                                        >SLWW>ZADE NIFA>NZKB KEMG

  24 Michael Gongolo      KE  7     330   470  510  364  387
                                          314  346  443  417    0
                                        >ZATH>ZASG USDW USJL KESN

  25 Odette Rio           PH  7     266   474  474  362  412
                                          398  345  347  385    0
                                        >MYKC>USSP>UKAC>NISJ USJG

  26 Jim Geary            US  7     238   322  512  414  395
                                          479  368  332  421    0
                                         NZKB>UKRB>AEAA NIFA PHOR

  27 Ronald Credo         PH  7     236   405  321  343  391
                                          419  381  387  381    0
                                         UKMN CAJW USJL>LKSC PHVQ

  28 Virgilio Quiballo    PH  7     227   365  401  484  439
                                          408  333  420  314    0
                                         UKRB>USBL>ZADE>AEAA PHRC

  29 Robert Felt          US  7     189   448  386  380  406
                                          451  439  393  335    0
                                         UKPA CAJC ZASG>WAGW UKRB

  30 Russell Byers        UK  7     109   408  368  496  475
                                          365  512  361  352    0
                                        >PHVQ USJG>MYAG>LKNF USRF

  31 Randy Hersom         US  7      61   424  450  411  352
                                          497  544  463  456    0
                                         USJS UKPA USLS AUJH ZASG

  32 Steven Gruzd         ZA  7      58   462  346  393  350
                                          414  510  380  371    0
                                        >INMC KEMG>USRF UKHG USRH

  33 Leslie Charles       TT  7      53   462  436  452  277
                                          375  372  442  494    0
                                        >WAGW>NISJ>LKSC ZATH CAJC

  34 James Cherry         CA  7      24   409  439  331  342
                                          395  386  432  448    0
                                        >ZADE>USRF THJK UKMN TTLC

  35 Rashid Khan          PK  7     -30   311  343  451  380
                                          422  411  364  374    0
                                         THPN ZATH>KEDA>SGCS NZJG

  36 Jeff Grant           NZ  7    -101   435  490  348  467
                                          331  410  428  392    0
                                        >THAP>NIGE THPN>MYPC PKRK

  37 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  TH  7    -131   422  316  428  356
                                          311  398  348  499    0
                                        >PKRK UKHG>NZJG UKAF OMMP

  38 Michael Pray         OM  7    -185   385  413  367  369
                                          345  364  328  354    0
                                        >SGEG>SLWW>NIGE>NZPS THPN

  39 Tony Sim             SG  6     416   423  436  401  436
                                          370  544  456  362    0
                                        >NIGE USJE UKAF>UKAC NZHW

  40 Howard Warner        NZ  6     327   384  497  461  391
                                          448  345  409  304    0
                                         UKDW>ROLS>AURB>JPKH SGTS

  41 David Webb           UK  6     314   448  473  506  371
                                          384  441  355  388    0
                                        >NZHW>AURB>USLO USJE LKSC

  42 Suresh Chinnaiyah    LK  6     228   313  453  442  381
                                          345  287  452  391    0
                                         PKRJ>INMC TTLC PHRC UKDW

  43 Saheed Jimoh         NI  6     225   368  372  486  385
                                          478  436  327  412    0
                                         CAJW TTLC>KEST PHOR USSP

  44 Steve Polatnick      US  6     162   471  345  427  436
                                          346  474  322  353    0
                                        >AUAK PHOR>MYKC>UKAW NISJ

  45 Joan Rosenthal       AU  6      68   383  389  430  493
                                          398  312  329  305    0
                                         SGCS>SGMT>SARG>KEDA NZKB

  46 Kendall Boyd         NZ  6      67   479  372  427  322
                                          322  504  487  472    0
                                        >USJG USDW USRT KESN AUJR

  47 Kunihiko Kuroda      JP  6      39   408  411  420  447
                                          355  315  390  367    0
                                        >LKLW>AUAK>USBL>ZADE WAGW

  48 Gareth Williams      WA  6      38   375  420  384  335
                                          462  399  350  406    0
                                         TTLC>USPE>UKAW USRF JPKK

  49 Lisa Odom            US  6      35   341  494  355  414
                                          399  415  506  400    0
                                         UKAW>CAJN UKDW>USPE INMC

  50 Mohan Chunkath       IN  6     -27   414  287  406  438
                                          462  453  423  400    0
                                         ZASG LKSC LKNF>KEST USLO

  51 Cher Siong Gan       SG  6     -65   398  434  433  374
                                          383  373  286  380    0
                                        >AUJR>SCJF>THAP PKRK AEAA

  52 Arvind Abraham       AE  6     -72   320  396  332  314
                                          449  399  414  439    0
                                         CAAL PKRJ USJG PHVQ SGCS

  53 Naween Fernando      LK  6     -97   437  420  423  352
                                          436  320  406  475    0
                                        >IEBM>SARG>INMC UKRB MYAG

  54 A Ganesh             MY  6    -123   380  320  361  425
                                          379  532  496  282    0
                                        >CAJN USJL UKRB>CAAH LKNF

  55 Pui Cheng Wui        MY  6    -181   324  407  402  392
                                          394  346  342  467    0
                                         NZPS>MTPE>CAAH NZJG AUPC

  56 Paul Cleary          AU  6    -192   393  351  428  394
                                          413  430  388  380    0
                                         CAAH KEDA>MTOB>MTPE MYPC

  57 Amnuay Ploysangngam  TH  6    -258   331  526  286  460
                                          435  371  433  371    0
                                         NZJG>AUBJ SGCS>SAIC NZPS

  58 Peter Sinton         NZ  6    -271   394  464  268  354
                                          324  388  504  369    0
                                        >MYPC>CAAH ZATH OMMP THAP

  59 Wilma Warwick        SL  6    -320   240  364  371  439
                                          444  413  354  426    0
                                         KESN OMMP>SCJF>NIGE JPKH

  60 Keiichiro Hirai      JP  5.5    80   389  339  367  304
                                          364  395  324  391    0
                                        >AUBJ UKAF>SAIC NZHW SLWW

  61 Taewan Sutthasin     TH  5.5  -354   361  423  335  440
                                          419  393  335  396    0
                                         SCJF>OMLP=AUBJ>TTEM UKAC

  62 Bob Jackman          AU  5.5  -435   364  371  335  409
                                          389  526  335  366    0
                                         JPKH THAP=THTS>AURB AESL

  63 Andrew Cook          UK  5     142   394  349  347  362
                                          431  427  362  436    0
                                         USDW USRT PHOR SGTS THTS

  64 Selwyn Lobo          AE  5     132   281  438  461  492
                                          401  279  294  367    0
                                         TTEM>POWU>IEBM>CAJN AUBJ

  65 Paul Epstein         US  5      16   379  399  394  400
                                          496  420  389  414    0
                                         USRT WAGW>CAJN USLO USBL

  66 Bob Lipton           US  5     -34   425  333  390  407
                                          454  401  420  364    0
                                         USJL PHVQ JPKK>IECC USPE

  67 Alec Webb            UK  5     -42   399  301  350  353
                                          341  441  384  436    0
                                        >USLO USBC WAGW USSP MYKC

  68 Kong Chock Heng      MY  5     -57   398  395  322  458
                                          474  392  427  374    0
                                         PHOR>IEBM USSP>LKLW UKAW

  69 Dylan Early          ZA  5     -90   395  355  420  367
                                          409  426  484  447    0
                                         CAJC KESN PHVQ JPKK KEST

  70 Shafique Thobani     KE  5    -117   533  277  327  400
                                          294  507  486  438    0
                                        >KEDA UKBS NISJ INMC ZADE

  71 Peter Elbourne       MT  5    -279   371  346  347  380
                                          328  407  334  394    0
                                        >MTOB MYPC>KEMB AUPC NIGE

  72 Gold Eburu           NI  5    -283   370  410  328  426
                                          423  490  367  439    0
                                         SGTS NZJG OMMP SLWW MTPE

  73 Owen Bondin          MT  5    -299   328  402  388  400
                                          371  396  428  384    0
                                         MTPE>AUBB AUPC>SCJF KEMB

  74 Matayo Bwire         KE  5    -308   373  385  334  421
                                          292  337  347  420    0
                                        >FRAM>SGEG MTPE>SARG MTOB

  75 Dixon Assesa         KE  5    -355   294  430  364  305
                                          533  351  451  493    0
                                         KEST>AUPC PKRK AUJR CAAH

  76 Albert Hahn          CA  5    -366   413  388  342  282
                                          393  464  402  425    0
                                        >AUPC NZPS MYPC MYAG KEDA

  77 Linda Pray           OM  5    -426   425  393  391  336
                                          390  423  367  302    0
                                        >BHAB THTS>BHVP>SGEG SAIC

  78 Ishtiaq Chishty      SA  4.5   -82   397  474  324  371
                                          399  399  367  460    0
                                         AURB>TTEM JPKH THAP OMLP

  79 Edward Metivier      TT  4      63   401  399  464  396
                                          281  474  271  440    0
                                        >AESL SAIC>ROLS THTS AURB

  80 Roger Blom           AU  4      43   399  441  409  366
                                          397  473  461  409    0
                                        >SAIC UKDW NZHW AUBJ TTEM

  81 Catherine Costello   IE  4     -99   450  514  511  364
                                          400  377  333  407    0
                                        >SCDS>FRAM>AUBB USBL CAJN

  82 Jim Nanavati         CA  4    -121   379  415  389  367
                                          380  494  394  492    0
                                         MYAG USLO USPE AESL IECC

  83 Akshay Bhandarkar    BH  4    -140   390  406  521  428
                                          425  447  271  307    0
                                         OMLP LKLW>ROCC>POWU SGMT

  84 Michael Tang         SG  4    -242   323  312  325  433
                                          471  389  370  241    0
                                         SARG AUJR SGEG>SCDS BHAB

  85 Ricardo Gonzalez     SA  4    -245   471  320  329  420
                                          323  420  430  421    0
                                        >SGMT LKNF AUJR KEMB IEBM

  86 Brendan McDonnell    IE  4    -262   436  392  294  398
                                          437  395  461  341    0
                                         LKNF MYKC AESL>ROLS SARG

  87 Lakshan Wanniarachch LK  4    -326   355  447  461  374
                                          408  406  391  458    0
                                         JPKK>BHAB>AUAK MYKC AUBB

  88 Barbara Berlin       AU  4    -354   459  396  333  423
                                          297  402  511  372    0
                                        >BHVP MTOB IECC>AUAK LKLW

  89 Johnson Fasuba       SC  4    -374   419  373  354  384
                                          361  434  371  400    0
                                        >THTS SGCS SLWW MTOB SGEG

  90 Eugene Goh           SG  4    -396   345  337  370  302
                                          385  385  325  336    0
                                         OMMP KEMB>SGMT OMLP SCJF

  91 Wojciech Usakiewicz  PO  4    -791   290  279  368  307
                                          351  438  358  428    0
                                         ROLS AESL>SCDS BHAB AUAK

  92 Laurentiu Sandu      RO  4   -1004   351  345  271  341
                                          290  497  464  398    0
                                        >POWU NZHW TTEM IEBM MTMS

  93 Alistair Kane        AU  3    -434   346  315  391  372
                                          471  411  461  423    0
                                         USSP JPKK LKLW AUBB POWU

  94 Mario Saliba         MT  3    -483   392  320  491  461
                                          420  404  344  301    0
                                         ROCC SCDS>FRAM>BHVP ROLS

  95 Vivian Penaflor      BH  3    -612   297  387  367  301
                                          459  298  391  461    0
                                         AUBB>ROCC OMLP MTMS FRAM

  96 Antonin Michel       FR  3    -652   292  377  344  424
                                          373  514  491  289    0
                                         KEMB IECC MTMS>ROCC BHVP

  97 Dhanapala Silva      SC  3    -958   400  404  358  241
                                          450  320  368  433    0
                                         IECC>MTMS POWU SGMT ROCC

  98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   RO  2   -1611   420  298  271  289
                                          392  387  521  424    0
                                        >MTMS BHVP BHAB FRAM SCDS





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