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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

Joel, David, Joel and David hold the top four places!

Rk Player               Country      W   Spread

1  Joel Sherman         U.S.A.       11  +440
2  David Wiegand        U.S.A.       10  +823
3  Joel Wapnick         Canada       10  +580
4  David Boys           Canada       10  +501
5  Nigel Richards       New Zealand  9   +1237
6  Brett Smitheram      England      9   +772
7  Adam Logan           Canada       9   +573
8  Jakkrit Klaphajone   Thailand     9   +570
9  John Luebkemann      U.S.A.       9   +435
10 John Holgate         Australia    9   +433
11 Mark Nyman           England      9   +261
12 Phil Appleby         England      9   +150
13 Andrew Fisher        England      8   +776
14 Roland Filio         Bahrain      8   +554
15 Brian Cappelletto    U.S.A.       8   +478
16 Ron Tiekert          U.S.A.       8   +413
17 Trevor Hovelmeier    South Africa 8   +400
18 Odette Rio           Philippines  8   +390
19 Virgilio Quiballo    Philippines  8   +352
20 Stanley Ndungu       Kenya        8   +346
21 Lester Schonbrun     U.S.A.       8   +191
22 Russell Byers        England      8   +127
23 Femi Awowade         Nigeria      8   +112
23 Rodney Judd          Pakistan     8   +112
25 Steven Gruzd         South Africa 8   +97
26 James Cherry         Canada       8   +56
27 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  Thailand     8   -78
28 Jeff Grant           New Zealand  8   -84
29 Helen Gipson         England      8   -101
30 Tony Sim             Singapore    7   +615
31 Joe Edley            U.S.A.       7   +456
32 Michael Gongolo      Kenya        7   +316
33 Suresh Chinnaiyah    Sri Lanka    7   +246
34 Steve Polatnick      U.S.A.       7   +237
35 Kendall Boyd         New Zealand  7   +225
36 Gareth Williams      Wales        7   +181
37 Robert Felt          U.S.A.       7   +171
38 Jim Geary            U.S.A.       7   +114
39 Ronald Credo         Philippines  7   +111
40 Arvind Abraham       U.A.E.       7   +100
41 Randy Hersom         U.S.A.       7   +22
42 Leslie Charles       Trinidad     7   +21
43 Mohan Chunkath       India        7   +14
44 Rashid Khan          Pakistan     7   -47
45 Naween Fernando      Sri Lanka    7   -75
46 Paul Cleary          Australia    7   -106
47 Amnuay Ploysangngam  Thailand     7   -238
47 Michael Pray         Oman         7   -238
49 Wilma Warwick        Scotland     7   -294
50 Taewan Sutthasin     Thailand     6.5 -344
51 Bob Jackman          Australia    6.5 -353
52 David Webb           England      6   +296
53 Saheed Jimoh         Nigeria      6   +150
54 Howard Warner        New Zealand  6   +128
55 Paul Epstein         U.S.A.       6   +35
56 Kong Chock Heng      Malaysia     6   -4
57 Lisa Odom            U.S.A.       6   -6
58 Shafique Thobani     Kenya        6   -79
59 Joan Rosenthal       Australia    6   -90
60 Kunihiko Kuroda      Japan        6   -104
61 A Ganesh             Malaysia     6   -145
62 Cher Siong Gan       Singapore    6   -237
63 Owen Bondin          Malta        6   -257
64 Pui Cheng Wui        Malaysia     6   -267
65 Peter Elbourne       Malta        6   -273
66 Peter Sinton         New Zealand  6   -291
67 Albert Hahn          Canada       6   -317
68 Ishtiaq Chishty      Saudi Arabia 5.5 +97
69 Keiichiro Hirai      Japan        5.5 +54
70 Andrew Cook          England      5   +132
71 Edward Metivier      Trinidad     5   +95
72 Selwyn Lobo          U.A.E.       5   +50
73 Jim Nanavati         Canada       5   -23
74 Bob Lipton           U.S.A.       5   -53
75 Alec Webb            England      5   -95
76 Dylan Early          South Africa 5   -128
77 Ricardo Gonzalez     Saudi Arabia 5   -161
78 Michael Tang         Singapore    5   -215
79 Barbara Berlin       Australia    5   -279
80 Gold Eburu           Nigeria      5   -289
81 Matayo Bwire         Kenya        5   -350
82 Johnson Fasuba       Seychelles   5   -368
83 Dixon Assesa         Kenya        5   -404
84 Linda Pray           Oman         5   -605
85 Laurentiu Sandu      Romania      5   -993
86 Roger Blom           Australia    4   +11
87 Akshay Bhandarkar    Bahrain      4   -167
88 Catherine Costello   Ireland      4   -197
89 Brendan McDonnell    Ireland      4   -346
90 Alistair Kane        Australia    4   -365
91 Lakshan Wanniarachch Sri Lanka    4   -401
92 Eugene Goh           Singapore    4   -402
93 Antonin Michel       France       4   -651
94 Wojciech Usakiewicz  Poland       4   -860
95 Mario Saliba         Malta        3   -494
96 Vivian Penaflor      Bahrain      3   -613
97 Dhanapala Silva      Seychelles   3   -1101
98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   Romania      3   -1468

Here are game scores, as officially reported.

   1 Joel Sherman         US 11     440   497  395  491  452  435
                                          424  282  441  548  371    0
                                        >USRH>CADB>NZNR USDW>THJK CAJW

   2 David Wiegand        US 10     823   431  504  443  548  480
                                          394  372  364  452  401    0
                                        >UKAC>NZKB>KEMG>USJS>CADB NZNR

   3 Joel Wapnick         CA 10     580   478  381  423  393  404
                                          368  321  333  337  397    0
                                        >NISJ>PHRC>UKMN>USLS>NZNR USJS

   4 David Boys           CA 10     501   484  282  443  404  401
                                          456  395  438  363  480    0
                                        >NZNR USJS>CAAL>BHRF USDW UKBS

   5 Nigel Richards       NZ  9    1237   456  587  441  451  397
                                          484  259  491  354  404    0
                                         CADB>USLS USJS>CAAL CAJW USDW

   6 Brett Smitheram      UK  9     772   382  507  467  450  443
                                          320  277  441  435  323    0
                                        >UKAF>KEST>UKHG>PKRJ>BHRF CADB

   7 Adam Logan           CA  9     573   449  463  438  354  460
                                          320  317  443  451  389    0
                                        >AEAA>UKMN CADB NZNR>USBC THJK

   8 Jakkrit Klaphajone   TH  9     570   390  496  432  470  371
                                          430  424  331  356  435    0
                                         USLS>NIFA>CAJC>UKPA USJS CAAL

   9 John Luebkemann      US  9     435   454  532  387  417  446
                                          425  320  343  387  348    0
                                        >USBL>MYAG>PHRC>KEMG>ZATH AUJH

  10 John Holgate         AU  9     433   461  417  372  456  521
                                          289  434  394  352  350    0
                                        >UKHG BHRF PKRJ>USRH>NIFA USJL

  11 Mark Nyman           UK  9     261   419  317  333  448  390
                                          405  463  423  342  379    0
                                        >PHRC CAAL CAJW>CAJC>USLS UKPA

  12 Phil Appleby         UK  9     150   451  544  436  356  402
                                          448  450  500  470  384    0
                                        >USRF>USRH BHRF THJK>PKRJ UKMN

  13 Andrew Fisher        UK  8     776   320  395  456  499  508
                                          382  339  401  356  328    0
                                         UKBS>JPKH>SGTS>THPN>UKHG BHRF

  14 Roland Filio         BH  8     554   415  434  500  363  323
                                          355  417  436  404  443    0
                                        >USJE>AUJH>UKPA CADB UKBS UKAF

  15 Brian Cappelletto    US  8     478   479  441  417  449  389
                                          493  301  319  422  460    0
                                         NIFA>UKAW>USJE>USRT CAAL ZATH

  16 Ron Tiekert          US  8     413   496  427  487  422  430
                                          379  349  427  449  417    0
                                        >USPE>UKAC>NZKB USBC>USJE PHOR

  17 Trevor Hovelmeier    ZA  8     400   314  411  504  494  348
                                          470  343  268  277  446    0
                                         KEMG>PKRK>NZPS>TTLC USJL USBC

  18 Odette Rio           PH  8     390   474  474  362  412  446
                                          398  345  347  385  322    0
                                        >MYKC>USSP>UKAC>NISJ>USJG USRT

  19 Virgilio Quiballo    PH  8     352   365  401  484  439  488
                                          408  333  420  314  363    0
                                         UKRB>USBL>ZADE>AEAA>PHRC KESN

  20 Stanley Ndungu       KE  8     346   444  426  380  472  433
                                          240  355  424  322  419    0
                                        >SLWW>ZADE NIFA>NZKB>KEMG PHVQ

  21 Lester Schonbrun     US  8     191   430  259  463  337  379
                                          390  587  411  393  390    0
                                        >THJK NZNR>USRH CAJW UKMN UKRB

  22 Russell Byers        UK  8     127   408  368  496  475  404
                                          365  512  361  352  386    0
                                        >PHVQ USJG>MYAG>LKNF>USRF USLS

  23 Femi Awowade         NI  8     112   493  424  424  421  350
                                          479  496  380  395  521    0
                                        >USBC THJK>KESN>USJG AUJH PKRJ

  24 Rodney Judd          PK  8     112   345  399  394  435  384
                                          313  396  372  450  402    0
                                        >LKSC>AEAA>AUJH UKBS UKPA NIFA

  25 Steven Gruzd         ZA  8      97   462  346  393  350  349
                                          414  510  380  371  310    0
                                        >INMC KEMG>USRF UKHG>USRH CAJC

  26 James Cherry         CA  8      56   409  439  331  342  364
                                          395  386  432  448  332    0
                                        >ZADE>USRF THJK UKMN>TTLC ZASG

  27 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  TH  8     -78   422  316  428  356  467
                                          311  398  348  499  414    0
                                        >PKRK UKHG>NZJG UKAF>OMMP SGTS

  28 Jeff Grant           NZ  8     -84   435  490  348  467  388
                                          331  410  428  392  371    0
                                        >THAP>NIGE THPN>MYPC>PKRK UKHG

  29 Helen Gipson         UK  8    -101   289  398  441  371  328
                                          461  316  467  350  508    0
                                         AUJH>THPN UKBS>ZASG UKAF NZJG

  30 Tony Sim             SG  7     615   423  436  401  436  594
                                          370  544  456  362  395    0
                                        >NIGE USJE UKAF>UKAC>NZHW THPN

  31 Joe Edley            US  7     456   355  544  319  388  417
                                          415  436  417  371  430    0
                                         BHRF>SGTS USBC>UKDW USRT KEMG

  32 Michael Gongolo      KE  7     316   470  510  364  387  419
                                          314  346  443  417  433    0
                                        >ZATH>ZASG USDW USJL KESN USJE

  33 Suresh Chinnaiyah    LK  7     246   313  453  442  381  340
                                          345  287  452  391  322    0
                                         PKRJ>INMC TTLC PHRC>UKDW USSP

  34 Steve Polatnick      US  7     237   471  345  427  436  475
                                          346  474  322  353  400    0
                                        >AUAK PHOR>MYKC>UKAW>NISJ LKSC

  35 Kendall Boyd         NZ  7     225   479  372  427  322  556
                                          322  504  487  472  398    0
                                        >USJG USDW USRT KESN>AUJR WAGW

  36 Gareth Williams      WA  7     181   375  420  384  335  416
                                          462  399  350  406  273    0
                                         TTLC>USPE>UKAW USRF>JPKK NZKB

  37 Robert Felt          US  7     171   448  386  380  406  386
                                          451  439  393  335  404    0
                                         UKPA CAJC ZASG>WAGW UKRB USJG

  38 Jim Geary            US  7     114   322  512  414  395  322
                                          479  368  332  421  446    0
                                         NZKB>UKRB>AEAA NIFA PHOR USRF

  39 Ronald Credo         PH  7     111   405  321  343  391  363
                                          419  381  387  381  488    0
                                         UKMN CAJW USJL>LKSC PHVQ AEAA

  40 Arvind Abraham       AE  7     100   320  396  332  314  528
                                          449  399  414  439  356    0
                                         CAAL PKRJ USJG PHVQ>SGCS PHRC

  41 Randy Hersom         US  7      22   424  450  411  352  310
                                          497  544  463  456  349    0
                                         USJS UKPA USLS AUJH ZASG TTLC

  42 Leslie Charles       TT  7      21   462  436  452  277  332
                                          375  372  442  494  364    0
                                        >WAGW>NISJ>LKSC ZATH CAJC USRH

  43 Mohan Chunkath       IN  7      14   414  287  406  438  415
                                          462  453  423  400  374    0
                                         ZASG LKSC LKNF>KEST>USLO PKRK

  44 Rashid Khan          PK  7     -47   311  343  451  380  371
                                          422  411  364  374  388    0
                                         THPN ZATH>KEDA>SGCS NZJG INMC

  45 Naween Fernando      LK  7     -75   437  420  423  352  417
                                          436  320  406  475  395    0
                                        >IEBM>SARG>INMC UKRB>MYAG AUPC

  46 Paul Cleary          AU  7    -106   393  351  428  394  409
                                          413  430  388  380  323    0
                                         CAAH KEDA>MTOB>MTPE>MYPC LKNF

  47 Amnuay Ploysangngam  TH  7    -238   331  526  286  460  393
                                          435  371  433  371  373    0
                                         NZJG>AUBJ SGCS>SAIC>NZPS OMMP

  48 Michael Pray         OM  7    -238   385  413  367  369  414
                                          345  364  328  354  467    0
                                        >SGEG>SLWW>NIGE>NZPS THPN THAP

  49 Wilma Warwick        SL  7    -294   240  364  371  439  359
                                          444  413  354  426  333    0
                                         KESN OMMP>SCJF>NIGE>JPKH THTS

  50 Taewan Sutthasin     TH  6.5  -344   361  423  335  440  417
                                          419  393  335  396  407    0
                                         SCJF>OMLP=AUBJ>TTEM>UKAC SLWW

  51 Bob Jackman          AU  6.5  -353   364  371  335  409  485
                                          389  526  335  366  403    0
                                         JPKH THAP=THTS>AURB>AESL UKDW

  52 David Webb           UK  6     296   448  473  506  371  322
                                          384  441  355  388  340    0
                                        >NZHW>AURB>USLO USJE LKSC AUBJ

  53 Saheed Jimoh         NI  6     150   368  372  486  385  400
                                          478  436  327  412  475    0
                                         CAJW TTLC>KEST PHOR USSP NZHW

  54 Howard Warner        NZ  6     128   384  497  461  391  395
                                          448  345  409  304  594    0
                                         UKDW>ROLS>AURB>JPKH SGTS NISJ

  55 Paul Epstein         US  6      35   379  399  394  400  327
                                          496  420  389  414  308    0
                                         USRT WAGW>CAJN USLO>USBL MYKC

  56 Kong Chock Heng      MY  6      -4   398  395  322  458  377
                                          474  392  427  374  324    0
                                         PHOR>IEBM USSP>LKLW>UKAW USPE

  57 Lisa Odom            US  6      -6   341  494  355  414  374
                                          399  415  506  400  415    0
                                         UKAW>CAJN UKDW>USPE INMC KEST

  58 Shafique Thobani     KE  6     -79   533  277  327  400  410
                                          294  507  486  438  372    0
                                        >KEDA UKBS NISJ INMC>ZADE USLO

  59 Joan Rosenthal       AU  6     -90   383  389  430  493  398
                                          398  312  329  305  556    0
                                         SGCS>SGMT>SARG>KEDA NZKB JPKK

  60 Kunihiko Kuroda      JP  6    -104   408  411  420  447  273
                                          355  315  390  367  416    0
                                        >LKLW>AUAK>USBL>ZADE WAGW AUJR

  61 A Ganesh             MY  6    -145   380  320  361  425  395
                                          379  532  496  282  417    0
                                        >CAJN USJL UKRB>CAAH LKNF SGCS

  62 Cher Siong Gan       SG  6    -237   398  434  433  374  356
                                          383  373  286  380  528    0
                                        >AUJR>SCJF>THAP PKRK AEAA MYAG

  63 Owen Bondin          MT  6    -257   328  402  388  400  401
                                          371  396  428  384  359    0
                                         MTPE>AUBB AUPC>SCJF>KEMB MYPC

  64 Pui Cheng Wui        MY  6    -267   324  407  402  392  323
                                          394  346  342  467  409    0
                                         NZPS>MTPE>CAAH NZJG AUPC MTOB

  65 Peter Elbourne       MT  6    -273   371  346  347  380  463
                                          328  407  334  394  457    0
                                        >MTOB MYPC>KEMB AUPC>NIGE NZPS

  66 Peter Sinton         NZ  6    -291   394  464  268  354  373
                                          324  388  504  369  393    0
                                        >MYPC>CAAH ZATH OMMP THAP MTPE

  67 Albert Hahn          CA  6    -317   413  388  342  282  415
                                          393  464  402  425  366    0
                                        >AUPC NZPS MYPC MYAG>KEDA SAIC

  68 Ishtiaq Chishty      SA  5.5    97   397  474  324  371  487
                                          399  399  367  460  308    0
                                         AURB>TTEM JPKH THAP>OMLP CAAH

  69 Keiichiro Hirai      JP  5.5    54   389  339  367  304  333
                                          364  395  324  391  359    0
                                        >AUBJ UKAF>SAIC NZHW SLWW UKAC

  70 Andrew Cook          UK  5     132   394  349  347  362  407
                                          431  427  362  436  417    0
                                         USDW USRT PHOR SGTS THTS JPKH

  71 Edward Metivier      TT  5      95   401  399  464  396  366
                                          281  474  271  440  334    0
                                        >AESL SAIC>ROLS THTS>AURB CAJN

  72 Selwyn Lobo          AE  5      50   281  438  461  492  403
                                          401  279  294  367  485    0
                                         TTEM>POWU>IEBM>CAJN AUBJ USBL

  73 Jim Nanavati         CA  5     -23   379  415  389  367  438
                                          380  494  394  492  340    0
                                         MYAG USLO USPE AESL>IECC TTEM

  74 Bob Lipton           US  5     -53   425  333  390  407  308
                                          454  401  420  364  327    0
                                         USJL PHVQ JPKK>IECC USPE AESL

  75 Alec Webb            UK  5     -95   399  301  350  353  324
                                          341  441  384  436  377    0
                                        >USLO USBC WAGW USSP MYKC ZADE

  76 Dylan Early          ZA  5    -128   395  355  420  367  372
                                          409  426  484  447  410    0
                                         CAJC KESN PHVQ JPKK KEST UKAW

  77 Ricardo Gonzalez     SA  5    -161   471  320  329  420  471
                                          323  420  430  421  387    0
                                        >SGMT LKNF AUJR KEMB>IEBM AUBB

  78 Michael Tang         SG  5    -215   323  312  325  433  435
                                          471  389  370  241  408    0
                                         SARG AUJR SGEG>SCDS>BHAB NIGE

  79 Barbara Berlin       AU  5    -279   459  396  333  423  381
                                          297  402  511  372  306    0
                                        >BHVP MTOB IECC>AUAK>LKLW SARG

  80 Gold Eburu           NI  5    -289   370  410  328  426  457
                                          423  490  367  439  463    0
                                         SGTS NZJG OMMP SLWW MTPE SGMT

  81 Matayo Bwire         KE  5    -350   373  385  334  421  359
                                          292  337  347  420  401    0
                                        >FRAM>SGEG MTPE>SARG MTOB SCJF

  82 Johnson Fasuba       SC  5    -368   419  373  354  384  405
                                          361  434  371  400  399    0
                                        >THTS SGCS SLWW MTOB>SGEG KEMB

  83 Dixon Assesa         KE  5    -404   294  430  364  305  366
                                          533  351  451  493  415    0
                                         KEST>AUPC PKRK AUJR CAAH OMLP

  84 Linda Pray           OM  5    -605   425  393  391  336  308
                                          390  423  367  302  487    0
                                        >BHAB THTS>BHVP>SGEG SAIC KEDA

  85 Laurentiu Sandu      RO  5    -993   351  345  271  341  382
                                          290  497  464  398  371    0
                                        >POWU NZHW TTEM IEBM>MTMS AURB

  86 Roger Blom           AU  4      11   399  441  409  366  334
                                          397  473  461  409  366    0
                                        >SAIC UKDW NZHW AUBJ TTEM ROLS

  87 Akshay Bhandarkar    BH  4    -167   390  406  521  428  408
                                          425  447  271  307  435    0
                                         OMLP LKLW>ROCC>POWU SGMT IECC

  88 Catherine Costello   IE  4    -197   450  514  511  364  340
                                          400  377  333  407  438    0
                                        >SCDS>FRAM>AUBB USBL CAJN BHAB

  89 Brendan McDonnell    IE  4    -346   436  392  294  398  387
                                          437  395  461  341  471    0
                                         LKNF MYKC AESL>ROLS SARG AUAK

  90 Alistair Kane        AU  4    -365   346  315  391  372  442
                                          471  411  461  423  373    0
                                         USSP JPKK LKLW AUBB>POWU IEBM

  91 Lakshan Wanniarachch LK  4    -401   355  447  461  374  306
                                          408  406  391  458  381    0
                                         JPKK>BHAB>AUAK MYKC AUBB FRAM

  92 Eugene Goh           SG  4    -402   345  337  370  302  399
                                          385  385  325  336  405    0
                                         OMMP KEMB>SGMT OMLP SCJF MTMS

  93 Antonin Michel       FR  4    -651   292  377  344  424  360
                                          373  514  491  289  359    0
                                         KEMB IECC MTMS>ROCC>BHVP LKLW

  94 Wojciech Usakiewicz  PO  4    -860   290  279  368  307  373
                                          351  438  358  428  442    0
                                         ROLS AESL>SCDS BHAB AUAK ROCC

  95 Mario Saliba         MT  3    -494   392  320  491  461  371
                                          420  404  344  301  382    0
                                         ROCC SCDS>FRAM>BHVP ROLS SGEG

  96 Vivian Penaflor      BH  3    -613   297  387  367  301  359
                                          459  298  391  461  360    0
                                         AUBB>ROCC OMLP MTMS FRAM SCDS

  97 Dhanapala Silva      SC  3   -1101   400  404  358  241  324
                                          450  320  368  433  467    0
                                         IECC>MTMS POWU SGMT ROCC BHVP

  98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   RO  3   -1468   420  298  271  289  467
                                          392  387  521  424  324    0
                                        >MTMS BHVP BHAB FRAM>SCDS POWU

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