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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      14  +832
2  Brian Cappelletto    U.S.A.       13  +801
3  Joel Wapnick         Canada       13  +686
4  Joel Sherman         U.S.A.       13  +313
5  Nigel Richards       New Zealand  12  +1562
6  Adam Logan           Canada       12  +823
7  Virgilio Quiballo    Philippines  12  +649
8  John Luebkemann      U.S.A.       12  +530
9  John Holgate         Australia    12  +507
10 Ron Tiekert          U.S.A.       12  +455
11 Femi Awowade         Nigeria      12  +215
12 Phil Appleby         England      12  +197
13 Andrew Fisher        England      11  +718
14 Brett Smitheram      England      11  +637
15 David Wiegand        U.S.A.       11  +619
16 Paul Epstein         U.S.A.       11  +368
17 Jakkrit Klaphajone   Thailand     11  +364
18 Russell Byers        England      11  +317
19 Lester Schonbrun     U.S.A.       11  +312
20 David Boys           Canada       11  +282
21 James Cherry         Canada       11  +200
22 Helen Gipson         England      11  +32
23 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  Thailand     11  -76
24 Jeff Grant           New Zealand  11  -222
25 Suresh Chinnaiyah    Sri Lanka    10  +728
26 Odette Rio           Philippines  10  +410
27 Kendall Boyd         New Zealand  10  +367
28 Roland Filio         Bahrain      10  +357
29 Howard Warner        New Zealand  10  +268
30 Ronald Credo         Philippines  10  +207
31 Gareth Williams      Wales        10  +175
32 Stanley Ndungu       Kenya        10  +156
33 Steven Gruzd         South Africa 10  +95
34 Barbara Berlin       Australia    10  +58
35 A Ganesh             Malaysia     10  +24
36 Naween Fernando      Sri Lanka    10  -64
37 Amnuay Ploysangngam  Thailand     10  -166
38 Ishtiaq Chishty      Saudi Arabia 9.5 +292
39 Bob Jackman          Australia    9.5 -72
40 Leslie Charles       Trinidad     9.5 -78
41 Paul Cleary          Australia    9.5 -88
42 Taewan Sutthasin     Thailand     9.5 -334
43 Andrew Cook          England      9   +370
44 Joe Edley            U.S.A.       9   +247
45 Bob Lipton           U.S.A.       9   +237
46 Robert Felt          U.S.A.       9   +210
47 Michael Gongolo      Kenya        9   +148
48 Saheed Jimoh         Nigeria      9   +78
49 Randy Hersom         U.S.A.       9   +77
50 Lisa Odom            U.S.A.       9   +39
51 Rodney Judd          Pakistan     9   +9
52 Steve Polatnick      U.S.A.       9   -20
53 Shafique Thobani     Kenya        9   -161
54 Owen Bondin          Malta        9   -176
55 Albert Hahn          Canada       9   -210
56 Michael Pray         Oman         9   -312
57 Peter Elbourne       Malta        9   -357
58 Tony Sim             Singapore    8   +474
59 Roger Blom           Australia    8   +413
60 David Webb           England      8   +284
61 Joan Rosenthal       Australia    8   +93
62 Alec Webb            England      8   +63
63 Trevor Hovelmeier    South Africa 8   +55
64 Jim Geary            U.S.A.       8   +14
65 Kong Chock Heng      Malaysia     8   -43
66 Eugene Goh           Singapore    8   -97
67 Michael Tang         Singapore    8   -143
68 Pui Cheng Wui        Malaysia     8   -229
69 Mohan Chunkath       India        8   -245
70 Rashid Khan          Pakistan     8   -258
71 Cher Siong Gan       Singapore    8   -390
72 Arvind Abraham       U.A.E.       8   -404
73 Matayo Bwire         Kenya        8   -425
74 Peter Sinton         New Zealand  8   -446
75 Wilma Warwick        Scotland     8   -572
76 Keiichiro Hirai      Japan        7.5 +254
77 Brendan McDonnell    Ireland      7   +50
78 Jim Nanavati         Canada       7   +31
79 Selwyn Lobo          U.A.E.       7   -90
80 Lakshan Wanniarachch Sri Lanka    7   -122
81 Ricardo Gonzalez     Saudi Arabia 7   -128
82 Dixon Assesa         Kenya        7   -335
83 Alistair Kane        Australia    7   -353
84 Gold Eburu           Nigeria      7   -412
85 Johnson Fasuba       Seychelles   7   -504
86 Kunihiko Kuroda      Japan        7   -508
87 Wojciech Usakiewicz  Poland       7   -794
88 Laurentiu Sandu      Romania      7   -1558
89 Akshay Bhandarkar    Bahrain      6.5 +21
90 Catherine Costello   Ireland      6.5 -124
91 Edward Metivier      Trinidad     6   -214
92 Dylan Early          South Africa 6   -328
93 Linda Pray           Oman         6   -577
94 Vivian Penaflor      Bahrain      5   -716
95 Antonin Michel       France       5   -1049
96 Dhanapala Silva      Seychelles   5   -1187
97 Mario Saliba         Malta        4   -841
98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   Romania      3   -2295

Here are game scores, as officially reported.

   1 Mark Nyman           UK 14     832   466  421
                                          327  367    0
                                        >UKBS>CAJW USBC

   2 Brian Cappelletto    US 13     801   415  438
                                          353  345    0
                                        >CAAL>USJL UKMN

   3 Joel Wapnick         CA 13     686   446  367
                                          386  421    0
                                        >USJL UKMN USJS

   4 Joel Sherman         US 13     313   471  439
                                          453  362    0
                                        >CADB>AUJH CAJW

   5 Nigel Richards       NZ 12    1562   461  513
                                          392  389    0
                                        >UKHG>UKAF CAAL

   6 Adam Logan           CA 12     823   353  465
                                          415  327    0
                                         USBC>UKBS NZNR

   7 Virgilio Quiballo    PH 12     649   461  463
                                          414  352    0
                                        >BHRF>THJK USJL

   8 John Luebkemann      US 12     530   386  345
                                          446  438    0
                                         CAJW USBC PHVQ

   9 John Holgate         AU 12     507   412  362
                                          327  439    0
                                        >THJK USJS USRT

  10 Ron Tiekert          US 12     455   494  424
                                          448  387    0
                                        >USLS>CADB AUJH

  11 Femi Awowade         NI 12     215   396  421
                                          390  387    0
                                        >CAJC>UKHG UKPA

  12 Phil Appleby         UK 12     197   493  554
                                          413  318    0
                                        >LKSC>NZJG NIFA

  13 Andrew Fisher        UK 11     718   396  389
                                          346  513    0
                                        >USDW NZNR UKBS

  14 Brett Smitheram      UK 11     637   327  327
                                          466  465    0
                                         UKMN CAAL UKAF

  15 David Wiegand        US 11     619   346  463
                                          396  333    0
                                         UKAF>BHRF USPE

  16 Paul Epstein         US 11     368   476  388
                                          449  356    0
                                        >NZKB>PHOR USDW

  17 Jakkrit Klaphajone   TH 11     364   327  352
                                          412  463    0
                                         AUJH PHVQ UKRB

  18 Russell Byers        UK 11     317   453  465
                                          318  397    0
                                        >TTLC>WAGW THJK

  19 Lester Schonbrun     US 11     312   448  468
                                          494  329    0
                                         USRT>MYAG CADB

  20 David Boys           CA 11     282   453  387
                                          471  424    0
                                         USJS USRT USLS

  21 James Cherry         CA 11     200   390  421
                                          396  355    0
                                         NIFA>LKNF UKHG

  22 Helen Gipson         UK 11      32   392  387
                                          461  421    0
                                         NZNR NIFA CAJC

  23 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  TH 11     -76   309  457
                                          441  357    0
                                         NZJG>THAP LKSC

  24 Jeff Grant           NZ 11    -222   441  318
                                          309  554    0
                                        >THPN UKPA PHOR

  25 Suresh Chinnaiyah    LK 10     728   413  402
                                          493  387    0
                                         UKPA>AUBJ THPN

  26 Odette Rio           PH 10     410   384  356
                                          297  388    0
                                        >NZHW USPE NZJG

  27 Kendall Boyd         NZ 10     367   449  438
                                          476  364    0
                                         USPE>USBL BHRF

  28 Roland Filio         BH 10     357   414  333
                                          461  463    0
                                         PHVQ USDW NZKB

  29 Howard Warner        NZ 10     268   297  454
                                          384  427    0
                                         PHOR>USJE PHRC

  30 Ronald Credo         PH 10     207   329  411
                                          356  386    0
                                         WAGW>USRF NZHW

  31 Gareth Williams      WA 10     175   356  397
                                          329  465    0
                                        >PHRC UKRB KESN

  32 Stanley Ndungu       KE 10     156   440  397
                                          460  364    0
                                         MYAG>USRH WAGW

  33 Steven Gruzd         ZA 10      95   362  459
                                          399  349    0
                                         LKNF>USSP AUBB

  34 Barbara Berlin       AU 10      58   383  444
                                          316  336    0
                                        >INMC>MTOB ZASG

  35 A Ganesh             MY 10      24   460  329
                                          440  468    0
                                        >KESN USLS LKNF

  36 Naween Fernando      LK 10     -64   399  355
                                          362  421    0
                                        >ZASG CAJC MYAG

  37 Amnuay Ploysangngam  TH 10    -166   456  357
                                          430  457    0
                                        >AUPC THPN SAIC

  38 Ishtiaq Chishty      SA  9.5   292   422  411
                                          395  340    0
                                        >OMMP>CAAH THAP

  39 Bob Jackman          AU  9.5   -72   482  387
                                          305  402    0
                                        >THTS LKSC TTLC

  40 Leslie Charles       TT  9.5   -78   318  363
                                          453  363    0
                                         UKRB=AUPC AUBJ

  41 Paul Cleary          AU  9.5   -88   430  363
                                          456  363    0
                                         THAP=TTLC THTS

  42 Taewan Sutthasin     TH  9.5  -334   305  456
                                          482  342    0
                                         AUBJ>SGTS AUPC

  43 Andrew Cook          UK  9     370   407  480
                                          362  343    0
                                        >UKDW>ZATH USJE

  44 Joe Edley            US  9     247   496  427
                                          360  454    0
                                        >USJG NZHW UKAC

  45 Bob Lipton           US  9     237   424  364
                                          364  438    0
                                        >SGTS NZKB USRF

  46 Robert Felt          US  9     210   428  386
                                          375  411    0
                                        >ZATH PHRC USBL

  47 Michael Gongolo      KE  9     148   368  435
                                          343  347    0
                                        >AUJR>MYKC NISJ

  48 Saheed Jimoh         NI  9      78   410  385
                                          413  373    0
                                         USRH>UKAW KEMG

  49 Randy Hersom         US  9      77   413  364
                                          410  397    0
                                        >NISJ KESN USLO

  50 Lisa Odom            US  9      39   464  416
                                          330  304    0
                                        >AUAK>INMC USRH

  51 Rodney Judd          PK  9       9   361  525
                                          421  502    0
                                         USSP>USJG KEST

  52 Steve Polatnick      US  9     -20   421  349
                                          361  459    0
                                        >PKRJ ZASG MTOB

  53 Shafique Thobani     KE  9    -161   369  401
                                          462  331    0
                                         MTOB>MYPC PKRJ

  54 Owen Bondin          MT  9    -176   462  336
                                          369  444    0
                                        >KEST AUBB USSP

  55 Albert Hahn          CA  9    -210   340  340
                                          304  411    0
                                        >PKRK SAIC OMMP

  56 Michael Pray         OM  9    -312   395  400
                                          422  383    0
                                         SAIC>PKRK CAAH

  57 Peter Elbourne       MT  9    -357   360  450
                                          345  337    0
                                        >JPKK>NZPS SGTS

  58 Tony Sim             SG  8     474   364  342
                                          424  456    0
                                         USBL THTS MTPE

  59 Roger Blom           AU  8     413   459  414
                                          393  324    0
                                        >IECC>SLWW UKDW

  60 David Webb           UK  8     284   362  384
                                          407  368    0
                                         UKAC>CAJN AURB

  61 Joan Rosenthal       AU  8      93   343  416
                                          368  352    0
                                         KEMG>SARG UKAW

  62 Alec Webb            UK  8      63   405  373
                                          301  385    0
                                        >SGEG NISJ AUJR

  63 Trevor Hovelmeier    ZA  8      55   375  343
                                          428  480    0
                                         USRF UKAC USJG

  64 Jim Geary            US  8      14   360  502
                                          496  525    0
                                         USJE PKRJ ZATH

  65 Kong Chock Heng      MY  8     -43   418  347
                                          321  435    0
                                        >SGMT KEMG SGEG

  66 Eugene Goh           SG  8     -97   301  383
                                          405  375    0
                                         UKAW>LKLW MYKC

  67 Michael Tang         SG  8    -143   321  422
                                          418  315    0
                                         MYKC>NIGE MYPC

  68 Pui Cheng Wui        MY  8    -229   494  331
                                          336  401    0
                                        >AEAA KEST SGMT

  69 Mohan Chunkath       IN  8    -245   316  304
                                          383  416    0
                                         AUBB USLO PKRK

  70 Rashid Khan          PK  8    -258   304  383
                                          340  400    0
                                         CAAH OMMP INMC

  71 Cher Siong Gan       SG  8    -390   418  420
                                          384  367    0
                                        >POWU>JPKK AEAA

  72 Arvind Abraham       AE  8    -404   336  387
                                          494  381    0
                                         MYPC>AUAK SGCS

  73 Matayo Bwire         KE  8    -425   323  372
                                          391  328    0
                                         NZPS>SCJF SLWW

  74 Peter Sinton         NZ  8    -446   391  337
                                          323  450    0
                                        >KEMB MTPE JPKH

  75 Wilma Warwick        SL  8    -572   447  324
                                          363  414    0
                                        >BHAB AURB KEMB

  76 Keiichiro Hirai      JP  7.5   254   554  348
                                          281  297    0
                                        >ROLS>BHAB NZPS

  77 Brendan McDonnell    IE  7      50   338  394
                                          393  306    0
                                         CAJN>IECC AESL

  78 Jim Nanavati         CA  7      31   393  368
                                          338  384    0
                                        >IEBM UKDW LKLW

  79 Selwyn Lobo          AE  7     -90   374  410
                                          378  387    0
                                         SARG>TTEM IEBM

  80 Lakshan Wanniarachch LK  7    -122   495  375
                                          441  383    0
                                        >TTEM SGEG CAJN

  81 Ricardo Gonzalez     SA  7    -128   378  352
                                          374  416    0
                                        >AESL AUJR KEDA

  82 Dixon Assesa         KE  7    -335   372  384
                                          384  292    0
                                         SCJF>ZADE SARG

  83 Alistair Kane        AU  7    -353   330  381
                                          464  387    0
                                         USLO AEAA NIGE

  84 Gold Eburu           NI  7    -412   470  315
                                          363  422    0
                                        >OMLP SGMT AUAK

  85 Johnson Fasuba       SC  7    -504   384  328
                                          372  372    0
                                        >KEDA KEMB JPKK

  86 Kunihiko Kuroda      JP  7    -508   345  367
                                          360  420    0
                                         MTPE SGCS SCJF

  87 Wojciech Usakiewicz  PO  7    -794   384  384
                                          418  298    0
                                         SGCS>OMLP ROLS

  88 Laurentiu Sandu      RO  7   -1558   281  424
                                          554  412    0
                                         JPKH>FRAM POWU

  89 Akshay Bhandarkar    BH  6.5    21   363  297
                                          447  348    0
                                         SLWW JPKH IECC

  90 Catherine Costello   IE  6.5  -124   393  306
                                          459  394    0
                                         AURB IEBM BHAB

  91 Edward Metivier      TT  6    -214   441  387
                                          495  410    0
                                         LKLW AESL ZADE

  92 Dylan Early          ZA  6    -328   492  292
                                          284  384    0
                                        >FRAM KEDA TTEM

  93 Linda Pray           OM  6    -577   363  298
                                          470  384    0
                                         NIGE POWU BHVP

  94 Vivian Penaflor      BH  5    -716   437  439
                                          375  390    0
                                        >SCDS>MTMS OMLP

  95 Antonin Michel       FR  5   -1049   284  412
                                          492  424    0
                                         ZADE ROLS ROCC

  96 Dhanapala Silva      SC  5   -1187   375  378
                                          437  300    0
                                         BHVP>ROCC MTMS

  97 Mario Saliba         MT  4    -841   429  390
                                          357  439    0
                                        >ROCC BHVP SCDS

  98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   RO  3   -2295   357  300
                                          429  378    0
                                         MTMS SCDS FRAM

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