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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  Mark Nyman           England      13  +778
2  Joel Wapnick         Canada       13  +740
3  Brian Cappelletto    U.S.A.       12  +708
4  John Luebkemann      U.S.A.       12  +623
5  John Holgate         Australia    12  +584
6  Joel Sherman         U.S.A.       12  +236
7  Nigel Richards       New Zealand  11  +1438
8  Andrew Fisher        England      11  +842
9  Brett Smitheram      England      11  +775
10 Adam Logan           Canada       11  +685
11 Virgilio Quiballo    Philippines  11  +538
12 Jakkrit Klaphajone   Thailand     11  +475
13 Ron Tiekert          U.S.A.       11  +418
14 David Boys           Canada       11  +319
15 Femi Awowade         Nigeria      11  +181
16 Helen Gipson         England      11  +66
17 Jeff Grant           New Zealand  11  +14
18 Phil Appleby         England      11  -39
19 David Wiegand        U.S.A.       10  +489
20 Roland Filio         Bahrain      10  +487
21 Odette Rio           Philippines  10  +442
22 Paul Epstein         U.S.A.       10  +336
23 Russell Byers        England      10  +249
24 Gareth Williams      Wales        10  +243
25 Lester Schonbrun     U.S.A.       10  +173
26 A Ganesh             Malaysia     10  +163
27 James Cherry         Canada       10  +134
28 Naween Fernando      Sri Lanka    10  +2
29 Amnuay Ploysangngam  Thailand     10  -66
30 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  Thailand     10  -176
31 Bob Jackman          Australia    9.5 -57
32 Suresh Chinnaiyah    Sri Lanka    9   +713
33 Bob Lipton           U.S.A.       9   +311
34 Kendall Boyd         New Zealand  9   +293
35 Joe Edley            U.S.A.       9   +274
36 Howard Warner        New Zealand  9   +241
37 Robert Felt          U.S.A.       9   +235
38 Ronald Credo         Philippines  9   +182
39 Stanley Ndungu       Kenya        9   +123
40 Randy Hersom         U.S.A.       9   +110
41 Steve Polatnick      U.S.A.       9   +90
42 Steven Gruzd         South Africa 9   -15
43 Barbara Berlin       Australia    9   -50
44 Owen Bondin          Malta        9   -68
45 Leslie Charles       Trinidad     9   -78
46 Paul Cleary          Australia    9   -88
47 Albert Hahn          Canada       9   -139
48 Ishtiaq Chishty      Saudi Arabia 8.5 +221
49 Taewan Sutthasin     Thailand     8.5 -448
50 Tony Sim             Singapore    8   +588
51 Andrew Cook          England      8   +233
52 Trevor Hovelmeier    South Africa 8   +192
53 Alec Webb            England      8   +75
54 Saheed Jimoh         Nigeria      8   +66
55 Michael Gongolo      Kenya        8   +60
56 Kong Chock Heng      Malaysia     8   +45
57 Jim Geary            U.S.A.       8   +37
58 Rodney Judd          Pakistan     8   -14
59 Lisa Odom            U.S.A.       8   -73
60 Mohan Chunkath       India        8   -133
61 Pui Cheng Wui        Malaysia     8   -159
62 Shafique Thobani     Kenya        8   -231
63 Rashid Khan          Pakistan     8   -241
64 Michael Pray         Oman         8   -329
65 Peter Sinton         New Zealand  8   -333
66 Peter Elbourne       Malta        8   -470
67 Wilma Warwick        Scotland     8   -482
68 Roger Blom           Australia    7   +323
69 David Webb           England      7   +268
70 Jim Nanavati         Canada       7   +47
71 Joan Rosenthal       Australia    7   +29
72 Ricardo Gonzalez     Saudi Arabia 7   -64
73 Eugene Goh           Singapore    7   -105
74 Lakshan Wanniarachch Sri Lanka    7   -114
75 Michael Tang         Singapore    7   -250
76 Gold Eburu           Nigeria      7   -305
77 Alistair Kane        Australia    7   -347
78 Arvind Abraham       U.A.E.       7   -410
79 Cher Siong Gan       Singapore    7   -443
80 Kunihiko Kuroda      Japan        7   -455
81 Johnson Fasuba       Seychelles   7   -460
82 Matayo Bwire         Kenya        7   -469
83 Keiichiro Hirai      Japan        6.5 +203
84 Akshay Bhandarkar    Bahrain      6.5 +72
85 Catherine Costello   Ireland      6.5 -36
86 Brendan McDonnell    Ireland      6   -38
87 Selwyn Lobo          U.A.E.       6   -113
88 Edward Metivier      Trinidad     6   -191
89 Dylan Early          South Africa 6   -236
90 Dixon Assesa         Kenya        6   -427
91 Linda Pray           Oman         6   -491
92 Wojciech Usakiewicz  Poland       6   -880
93 Laurentiu Sandu      Romania      6   -1570
94 Antonin Michel       France       5   -1037
95 Vivian Penaflor      Bahrain      4   -765
96 Mario Saliba         Malta        4   -792
97 Dhanapala Silva      Seychelles   4   -1265
98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   Romania      3   -2217

Here are game scores, as officially reported.

   1 Mark Nyman           UK 13     778   466
                                          327    0
                                        >UKBS CAJW

   2 Joel Wapnick         CA 13     740   446
                                          386    0
                                        >USJL UKMN

   3 Brian Cappelletto    US 12     708   415
                                          353    0
                                        >CAAL USJL

   4 John Luebkemann      US 12     623   386
                                          446    0
                                         CAJW USBC

   5 John Holgate         AU 12     584   412
                                          327    0
                                        >THJK USJS

   6 Joel Sherman         US 12     236   471
                                          453    0
                                        >CADB AUJH

   7 Nigel Richards       NZ 11    1438   461
                                          392    0
                                        >UKHG UKAF

   8 Andrew Fisher        UK 11     842   396
                                          346    0
                                        >USDW NZNR

   9 Brett Smitheram      UK 11     775   327
                                          466    0
                                         UKMN CAAL

  10 Adam Logan           CA 11     685   353
                                          415    0
                                         USBC UKBS

  11 Virgilio Quiballo    PH 11     538   461
                                          414    0
                                        >BHRF THJK

  12 Jakkrit Klaphajone   TH 11     475   327
                                          412    0
                                         AUJH PHVQ

  13 Ron Tiekert          US 11     418   494
                                          448    0
                                        >USLS CADB

  14 David Boys           CA 11     319   453
                                          471    0
                                         USJS USRT

  15 Femi Awowade         NI 11     181   396
                                          390    0
                                        >CAJC UKHG

  16 Helen Gipson         UK 11      66   392
                                          461    0
                                         NZNR NIFA

  17 Jeff Grant           NZ 11      14   441
                                          309    0
                                        >THPN UKPA

  18 Phil Appleby         UK 11     -39   493
                                          413    0
                                        >LKSC NZJG

  19 David Wiegand        US 10     489   346
                                          396    0
                                         UKAF BHRF

  20 Roland Filio         BH 10     487   414
                                          461    0
                                         PHVQ USDW

  21 Odette Rio           PH 10     442   384
                                          297    0
                                        >NZHW USPE

  22 Paul Epstein         US 10     336   476
                                          449    0
                                        >NZKB PHOR

  23 Russell Byers        UK 10     249   453
                                          318    0
                                        >TTLC WAGW

  24 Gareth Williams      WA 10     243   356
                                          329    0
                                        >PHRC UKRB

  25 Lester Schonbrun     US 10     173   448
                                          494    0
                                         USRT MYAG

  26 A Ganesh             MY 10     163   460
                                          440    0
                                        >KESN USLS

  27 James Cherry         CA 10     134   390
                                          396    0
                                         NIFA LKNF

  28 Naween Fernando      LK 10       2   399
                                          362    0
                                        >ZASG CAJC

  29 Amnuay Ploysangngam  TH 10     -66   456
                                          430    0
                                        >AUPC THPN

  30 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  TH 10    -176   309
                                          441    0
                                         NZJG THAP

  31 Bob Jackman          AU  9.5   -57   482
                                          305    0
                                        >THTS LKSC

  32 Suresh Chinnaiyah    LK  9     713   413
                                          493    0
                                         UKPA AUBJ

  33 Bob Lipton           US  9     311   424
                                          364    0
                                        >SGTS NZKB

  34 Kendall Boyd         NZ  9     293   449
                                          476    0
                                         USPE USBL

  35 Joe Edley            US  9     274   496
                                          360    0
                                        >USJG NZHW

  36 Howard Warner        NZ  9     241   297
                                          384    0
                                         PHOR USJE

  37 Robert Felt          US  9     235   428
                                          375    0
                                        >ZATH PHRC

  38 Ronald Credo         PH  9     182   329
                                          356    0
                                         WAGW USRF

  39 Stanley Ndungu       KE  9     123   440
                                          460    0
                                         MYAG USRH

  40 Randy Hersom         US  9     110   413
                                          410    0
                                        >NISJ KESN

  41 Steve Polatnick      US  9      90   421
                                          361    0
                                        >PKRJ ZASG

  42 Steven Gruzd         ZA  9     -15   362
                                          399    0
                                         LKNF USSP

  43 Barbara Berlin       AU  9     -50   383
                                          316    0
                                        >INMC MTOB

  44 Owen Bondin          MT  9     -68   462
                                          369    0
                                        >KEST AUBB

  45 Leslie Charles       TT  9     -78   318
                                          453    0
                                         UKRB AUPC

  46 Paul Cleary          AU  9     -88   430
                                          456    0
                                         THAP TTLC

  47 Albert Hahn          CA  9    -139   340
                                          304    0
                                        >PKRK SAIC

  48 Ishtiaq Chishty      SA  8.5   221   422
                                          395    0
                                        >OMMP CAAH

  49 Taewan Sutthasin     TH  8.5  -448   305
                                          482    0
                                         AUBJ SGTS

  50 Tony Sim             SG  8     588   364
                                          424    0
                                         USBL THTS

  51 Andrew Cook          UK  8     233   407
                                          362    0
                                        >UKDW ZATH

  52 Trevor Hovelmeier    ZA  8     192   375
                                          428    0
                                         USRF UKAC

  53 Alec Webb            UK  8      75   405
                                          301    0
                                        >SGEG NISJ

  54 Saheed Jimoh         NI  8      66   410
                                          413    0
                                         USRH UKAW

  55 Michael Gongolo      KE  8      60   368
                                          343    0
                                        >AUJR MYKC

  56 Kong Chock Heng      MY  8      45   418
                                          321    0
                                        >SGMT KEMG

  57 Jim Geary            US  8      37   360
                                          496    0
                                         USJE PKRJ

  58 Rodney Judd          PK  8     -14   361
                                          421    0
                                         USSP USJG

  59 Lisa Odom            US  8     -73   464
                                          330    0
                                        >AUAK INMC

  60 Mohan Chunkath       IN  8    -133   316
                                          383    0
                                         AUBB USLO

  61 Pui Cheng Wui        MY  8    -159   494
                                          336    0
                                        >AEAA KEST

  62 Shafique Thobani     KE  8    -231   369
                                          462    0
                                         MTOB MYPC

  63 Rashid Khan          PK  8    -241   304
                                          340    0
                                         CAAH OMMP

  64 Michael Pray         OM  8    -329   395
                                          422    0
                                         SAIC PKRK

  65 Peter Sinton         NZ  8    -333   391
                                          323    0
                                        >KEMB MTPE

  66 Peter Elbourne       MT  8    -470   360
                                          345    0
                                        >JPKK NZPS

  67 Wilma Warwick        SL  8    -482   447
                                          363    0
                                        >BHAB AURB

  68 Roger Blom           AU  7     323   459
                                          393    0
                                        >IECC SLWW

  69 David Webb           UK  7     268   362
                                          407    0
                                         UKAC CAJN

  70 Jim Nanavati         CA  7      47   393
                                          338    0
                                        >IEBM UKDW

  71 Joan Rosenthal       AU  7      29   343
                                          368    0
                                         KEMG SARG

  72 Ricardo Gonzalez     SA  7     -64   378
                                          374    0
                                        >AESL AUJR

  73 Eugene Goh           SG  7    -105   301
                                          405    0
                                         UKAW LKLW

  74 Lakshan Wanniarachch LK  7    -114   495
                                          441    0
                                        >TTEM SGEG

  75 Michael Tang         SG  7    -250   321
                                          418    0
                                         MYKC NIGE

  76 Gold Eburu           NI  7    -305   470
                                          363    0
                                        >OMLP SGMT

  77 Alistair Kane        AU  7    -347   330
                                          464    0
                                         USLO AEAA

  78 Arvind Abraham       AE  7    -410   336
                                          494    0
                                         MYPC AUAK

  79 Cher Siong Gan       SG  7    -443   418
                                          384    0
                                        >POWU JPKK

  80 Kunihiko Kuroda      JP  7    -455   345
                                          360    0
                                         MTPE SGCS

  81 Johnson Fasuba       SC  7    -460   384
                                          372    0
                                        >KEDA KEMB

  82 Matayo Bwire         KE  7    -469   323
                                          391    0
                                         NZPS SCJF

  83 Keiichiro Hirai      JP  6.5   203   554
                                          281    0
                                        >ROLS BHAB

  84 Akshay Bhandarkar    BH  6.5    72   363
                                          447    0
                                         SLWW JPKH

  85 Catherine Costello   IE  6.5   -36   393
                                          459    0
                                         AURB IEBM

  86 Brendan McDonnell    IE  6     -38   338
                                          393    0
                                         CAJN IECC

  87 Selwyn Lobo          AE  6    -113   374
                                          378    0
                                         SARG TTEM

  88 Edward Metivier      TT  6    -191   441
                                          495    0
                                         LKLW AESL

  89 Dylan Early          ZA  6    -236   492
                                          284    0
                                        >FRAM KEDA

  90 Dixon Assesa         KE  6    -427   372
                                          384    0
                                         SCJF ZADE

  91 Linda Pray           OM  6    -491   363
                                          470    0
                                         NIGE POWU

  92 Wojciech Usakiewicz  PO  6    -880   384
                                          418    0
                                         SGCS OMLP

  93 Laurentiu Sandu      RO  6   -1570   281
                                          554    0
                                         JPKH FRAM

  94 Antonin Michel       FR  5   -1037   284
                                          492    0
                                         ZADE ROLS

  95 Vivian Penaflor      BH  4    -765   437
                                          375    0
                                        >SCDS MTMS

  96 Mario Saliba         MT  4    -792   429
                                          357    0
                                        >ROCC BHVP

  97 Dhanapala Silva      SC  4   -1265   375
                                          437    0
                                         BHVP ROCC

  98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   RO  3   -2217   357
                                          429    0
                                         MTMS SCDS


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