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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  Brian Cappelletto    U.S.A.       14   +854
2  Mark Nyman           England      14   +779
3  Joel Wapnick         Canada       14   +739
4  Adam Logan           Canada       13   +876
5  Virgilio Quiballo    Philippines  13   +758
6  John Holgate         Australia    13   +621
7  Femi Awowade         Nigeria      13   +423
8  Joel Sherman         U.S.A.       13   +260
9  Nigel Richards       New Zealand  12   +1509
10 Andrew Fisher        England      12   +808
11 David Wiegand        U.S.A.       12   +756
12 Russell Byers        England      12   +445
13 John Luebkemann      U.S.A.       12   +421
14 Ron Tiekert          U.S.A.       12   +341
15 David Boys           Canada       12   +308
16 James Cherry         Canada       12   +214
17 Phil Appleby         England      12   -11
18 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  Thailand     12   -28
19 Odette Rio           Philippines  11   +669
20 Brett Smitheram      England      11   +547
21 Kendall Boyd         New Zealand  11   +407
22 Steven Gruzd         South Africa 11   +336
23 Lester Schonbrun     U.S.A.       11   +286
24 Howard Warner        New Zealand  11   +283
25 Jakkrit Klaphajone   Thailand     11   +236
26 Paul Epstein         U.S.A.       11   +231
27 Gareth Williams      Wales        11   +214
28 Helen Gipson         England      11   +18
29 Naween Fernando      Sri Lanka    11   +9
30 Jeff Grant           New Zealand  11   -481
31 Ishtiaq Chishty      Saudi Arabia 10.5 +330
32 Bob Jackman          Australia    10.5 +179
33 Taewan Sutthasin     Thailand     10.5 -241
34 Suresh Chinnaiyah    Sri Lanka    10   +680
35 Andrew Cook          England      10   +525
36 Roland Filio         Bahrain      10   +317
37 Robert Felt          U.S.A.       10   +300
38 Michael Gongolo      Kenya        10   +245
39 Randy Hersom         U.S.A.       10   +192
39 Ronald Credo         Philippines  10   +192
41 Rodney Judd          Pakistan     10   +168
42 Stanley Ndungu       Kenya        10   +117
43 A Ganesh             Malaysia     10   -49
44 Peter Elbourne       Malta        10   -117
45 Owen Bondin          Malta        10   -133
46 Barbara Berlin       Australia    10   -183
47 Amnuay Ploysangngam  Thailand     10   -204
48 Michael Pray         Oman         10   -299
49 Paul Cleary          Australia    9.5  -181
50 Leslie Charles       Trinidad     9.5  -329
51 David Webb           England      9    +384
52 Bob Lipton           U.S.A.       9    +147
53 Alec Webb            England      9    +137
54 Joe Edley            U.S.A.       9    +92
55 Jim Geary            U.S.A.       9    +89
56 Eugene Goh           Singapore    9    +23
57 Saheed Jimoh         Nigeria      9    -19
58 Mohan Chunkath       India        9    -52
59 Steve Polatnick      U.S.A.       9    -63
60 Lisa Odom            U.S.A.       9    -76
61 Pui Cheng Wui        Malaysia     9    -120
62 Albert Hahn          Canada       9    -223
63 Shafique Thobani     Kenya        9    -320
64 Cher Siong Gan       Singapore    9    -385
65 Wilma Warwick        Scotland     9    -463
66 Keiichiro Hirai      Japan        8.5  +388
67 Roger Blom           Australia    8    +313
68 Tony Sim             Singapore    8    +234
69 Brendan McDonnell    Ireland      8    +132
70 Joan Rosenthal       Australia    8    +19
71 Trevor Hovelmeier    South Africa 8    -20
72 Lakshan Wanniarachch Sri Lanka    8    -50
73 Kong Chock Heng      Malaysia     8    -163
74 Michael Tang         Singapore    8    -252
75 Dixon Assesa         Kenya        8    -307
76 Gold Eburu           Nigeria      8    -361
77 Arvind Abraham       U.A.E.       8    -409
78 Rashid Khan          Pakistan     8    -451
79 Kunihiko Kuroda      Japan        8    -497
80 Matayo Bwire         Kenya        8    -534
81 Peter Sinton         New Zealand  8    -580
82 Wojciech Usakiewicz  Poland       8    -718
83 Akshay Bhandarkar    Bahrain      7.5  +28
84 Jim Nanavati         Canada       7    -41
85 Ricardo Gonzalez     Saudi Arabia 7    -156
86 Selwyn Lobo          U.A.E.       7    -172
87 Dylan Early          South Africa 7    -284
88 Alistair Kane        Australia    7    -404
89 Johnson Fasuba       Seychelles   7    -515
90 Laurentiu Sandu      Romania      7    -1634
91 Catherine Costello   Ireland      6.5  -131
92 Edward Metivier      Trinidad     6    -258
93 Linda Pray           Oman         6    -634
94 Vivian Penaflor      Bahrain      6    -659
95 Antonin Michel       France       6    -843
96 Mario Saliba         Malta        5    -822
97 Dhanapala Silva      Seychelles   5    -1206
98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   Romania      3    -2501

Here are game scores, as officially reported.

   1 Brian Cappelletto    US 14     854    415  438  456
                                           353  345  403    0
                                         >CAAL>USJL>UKMN CAJW

   2 Mark Nyman           UK 14     779    466  421  403
                                           327  367  456    0
                                        >>UKBS>CAJW USBC CAAL

   3 Joel Wapnick         CA 14     739    446  367  444
                                           386  421  391    0
                                        >>USJL UKMN>USJS USBC

   4 Adam Logan           CA 13     876    353  465  488
                                           415  327  435    0
                                        > USBC>UKBS>NZNR UKMN

   5 Virgilio Quiballo    PH 13     758    461  463  438
                                           414  352  329    0
                                         >BHRF>THJK>USJL AUJH

   6 John Holgate         AU 13     621    412  362  455
                                           327  439  341    0
                                         >THJK USJS>USRT PHVQ

   7 Femi Awowade         NI 13     423    396  421  533
                                           390  387  325    0
                                        >>CAJC>UKHG>UKPA USJS

   8 Joel Sherman         US 13     260    471  439  391
                                           453  362  444    0
                                        >>CADB>AUJH CAJW NIFA

   9 Nigel Richards       NZ 12    1509    461  513  435
                                           392  389  488    0
                                        >>UKHG>UKAF CAAL USDW

  10 Andrew Fisher        UK 12     808    396  389  424
                                           346  513  334    0
                                        >>USDW NZNR>UKBS UKRB

  11 David Wiegand        US 12     756    346  463  501
                                           396  333  364    0
                                          UKAF>BHRF>USPE NZNR

  12 Russell Byers        UK 12     445    453  465  521
                                           318  397  393    0
                                         >TTLC>WAGW>THJK UKAF

  13 John Luebkemann      US 12     421    386  345  329
                                           446  438  438    0
                                        > CAJW USBC PHVQ USRT

  14 Ron Tiekert          US 12     341    494  424  341
                                           448  387  455    0
                                         >USLS>CADB AUJH USJL

  15 David Boys           CA 12     308    453  387  414
                                           471  424  388    0
                                        > USJS USRT>USLS CAJC

  16 James Cherry         CA 12     214    390  421  415
                                           396  355  401    0
                                          NIFA>LKNF>UKHG CADB

  17 Phil Appleby         UK 12     -11    493  554  325
                                           413  318  533    0
                                        >>LKSC>NZJG NIFA THPN

  18 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  TH 12     -28    309  457  461
                                           441  357  413    0
                                        > NZJG>THAP>LKSC UKPA

  19 Odette Rio           PH 11     669    384  356  623
                                           297  388  364    0
                                        >>NZHW USPE>NZJG UKBS

  20 Brett Smitheram      UK 11     547    327  327  334
                                           466  465  424    0
                                        > UKMN CAAL UKAF PHOR

  21 Kendall Boyd         NZ 11     407    449  438  436
                                           476  364  396    0
                                        > USPE>USBL>BHRF ZASG

  22 Steven Gruzd         ZA 11     336    362  459  525
                                           399  349  284    0
                                        > LKNF>USSP>AUBB NZKB

  23 Lester Schonbrun     US 11     286    448  468  388
                                           494  329  414    0
                                        > USRT>MYAG CADB NZHW

  24 Howard Warner        NZ 11     283    297  454  378
                                           384  427  363    0
                                          PHOR>USJE>PHRC USLS

  25 Jakkrit Klaphajone   TH 11     236    327  352  393
                                           412  463  521    0
                                        > AUJH PHVQ UKRB USPE

  26 Paul Epstein         US 11     231    476  388  364
                                           449  356  501    0
                                         >NZKB>PHOR USDW THJK

  27 Gareth Williams      WA 11     214    356  397  423
                                           329  465  384    0
                                        >>PHRC UKRB>KESN UKHG

  28 Helen Gipson         UK 11      18    392  387  401
                                           461  421  415    0
                                        > NZNR NIFA CAJC WAGW

  29 Naween Fernando      LK 11       9    399  355  437
                                           362  421  364    0
                                         >ZASG CAJC>MYAG NZJG

  30 Jeff Grant           NZ 11    -481    441  318  364
                                           309  554  623    0
                                        >>THPN UKPA PHOR LKNF

  31 Ishtiaq Chishty      SA 10.5   330    422  411  408
                                           395  340  370    0
                                        >>OMMP>CAAH>THAP AUBJ

  32 Bob Jackman          AU 10.5   179    482  387  555
                                           305  402  304    0
                                         >THTS LKSC>TTLC SAIC

  33 Taewan Sutthasin     TH 10.5  -241    305  456  486
                                           482  342  393    0
                                        > AUBJ>SGTS>AUPC LKSC

  34 Suresh Chinnaiyah    LK 10     680    413  402  413
                                           493  387  461    0
                                        > UKPA>AUBJ THPN THTS

  35 Andrew Cook          UK 10     525    407  480  535
                                           362  343  380    0
                                        >>UKDW>ZATH>USJE BHRF

  36 Roland Filio         BH 10     317    414  333  396
                                           461  463  436    0
                                          PHVQ USDW NZKB UKAC

  37 Robert Felt          US 10     300    428  386  412
                                           375  411  322    0
                                        >>ZATH PHRC>USBL KEMG

  38 Michael Gongolo      KE 10     245    368  435  426
                                           343  347  329    0
                                        >>AUJR>MYKC>NISJ USRF

  39 Randy Hersom         US 10     192    413  364  515
                                           410  397  400    0
                                        >>NISJ KESN>USLO PHRC

  40 Ronald Credo         PH 10     192    329  411  363
                                           356  386  378    0
                                        > WAGW>USRF NZHW USRH

  41 Rodney Judd          PK 10     168    361  525  456
                                           421  502  297    0
                                          USSP>USJG>KEST KESN

  42 Stanley Ndungu       KE 10     117    440  397  384
                                           460  364  423    0
                                          MYAG>USRH WAGW PKRJ

  43 A Ganesh             MY 10     -49    460  329  364
                                           440  468  437    0
                                        >>KESN USLS LKNF MTPE

  44 Peter Elbourne       MT 10    -117    360  450  538
                                           345  337  298    0
                                         >JPKK>NZPS>SGTS MYAG

  45 Owen Bondin          MT 10    -133    462  336  352
                                           369  444  309    0
                                         >KEST AUBB>USSP THAP

  46 Barbara Berlin       AU 10    -183    383  444  284
                                           316  336  525    0
                                         >INMC>MTOB ZASG OMMP

  47 Amnuay Ploysangngam  TH 10    -204    456  357  370
                                           430  457  408    0
                                         >AUPC THPN SAIC MTOB

  48 Michael Pray         OM 10    -299    395  400  417
                                           422  383  404    0
                                          SAIC>PKRK>CAAH AUBB

  49 Paul Cleary          AU  9.5  -181    430  363  393
                                           456  363  486    0
                                        > THAP=TTLC THTS UKDW

  50 Leslie Charles       TT  9.5  -329    318  363  304
                                           453  363  555    0
                                          UKRB=AUPC AUBJ USBL

  51 David Webb           UK  9     384    362  384  459
                                           407  368  359    0
                                          UKAC>CAJN>AURB AUPC

  52 Bob Lipton           US  9     147    424  364  322
                                           364  438  412    0
                                         >SGTS NZKB USRF TTLC

  53 Alec Webb            UK  9     137    405  373  434
                                           301  385  360    0
                                         >SGEG NISJ>AUJR USJE

  54 Joe Edley            US  9      92    496  427  380
                                           360  454  535    0
                                        >>USJG NZHW UKAC UKAW

  55 Jim Geary            US  9      89    360  502  481
                                           496  525  406    0
                                          USJE PKRJ>ZATH SGEG

  56 Eugene Goh           SG  9      23    301  383  441
                                           405  375  321    0
                                          UKAW>LKLW>MYKC USJG

  57 Saheed Jimoh         NI  9     -19    410  385  329
                                           413  373  426    0
                                          USRH>UKAW KEMG INMC

  58 Mohan Chunkath       IN  9     -52    316  304  472
                                           383  416  279    0
                                        > AUBB USLO>PKRK NISJ

  59 Steve Polatnick      US  9     -63    421  349  309
                                           361  459  352    0
                                         >PKRJ ZASG MTOB USLO

  60 Lisa Odom            US  9     -76    464  416  400
                                           330  304  515    0
                                         >AUAK>INMC USRH USSP

  61 Pui Cheng Wui        MY  9    -120    494  331  406
                                           336  401  297    0
                                        >>AEAA KEST>SGMT CAAH

  62 Albert Hahn          CA  9    -223    340  340  404
                                           304  411  417    0
                                        >>PKRK SAIC OMMP MYPC

  63 Shafique Thobani     KE  9    -320    369  401  297
                                           462  331  456    0
                                        > MTOB>MYPC PKRJ SGCS

  64 Cher Siong Gan       SG  9    -385    418  420  331
                                           384  367  326    0
                                        >>POWU>JPKK>AEAA KEST

  65 Wilma Warwick        SL  9    -463    447  324  435
                                           363  414  326    0
                                         >BHAB AURB>KEMB JPKH

  66 Keiichiro Hirai      JP  8.5   388    554  348  443
                                           281  297  309    0
                                         >ROLS>BHAB>NZPS SLWW

  67 Roger Blom           AU  8     313    459  414  359
                                           393  324  459    0
                                        >>IECC>SLWW UKDW SGTS

  68 Tony Sim             SG  8     234    364  342  298
                                           424  456  538    0
                                        > USBL THTS MTPE AURB

  69 Brendan McDonnell    IE  8     132    338  394  434
                                           393  306  352    0
                                        > CAJN>IECC>AESL AUJR

  70 Joan Rosenthal       AU  8      19    343  416  360
                                           368  352  434    0
                                          KEMG>SARG UKAW IEBM

  71 Trevor Hovelmeier    ZA  8     -20    375  343  406
                                           428  480  481    0
                                        > USRF UKAC USJG LKLW

  72 Lakshan Wanniarachch LK  8     -50    495  375  439
                                           441  383  367    0
                                         >TTEM SGEG>CAJN ZATH

  73 Kong Chock Heng      MY  8    -163    418  347  321
                                           321  435  441    0
                                        >>SGMT KEMG SGEG KEDA

  74 Michael Tang         SG  8    -252    321  422  297
                                           418  315  406    0
                                          MYKC>NIGE MYPC AEAA

  75 Dixon Assesa         KE  8    -307    372  384  380
                                           384  292  352    0
                                          SCJF>ZADE>SARG MYKC

  76 Gold Eburu           NI  8    -361    470  315  438
                                           363  422  387    0
                                        >>OMLP SGMT>AUAK PKRK

  77 Arvind Abraham       AE  8    -409    336  387  326
                                           494  381  331    0
                                        > MYPC>AUAK SGCS SGMT

  78 Rashid Khan          PK  8    -451    304  383  279
                                           340  400  472    0
                                        > CAAH OMMP INMC NIGE

  79 Kunihiko Kuroda      JP  8    -497    345  367  362
                                           360  420  351    0
                                          MTPE SGCS>SCJF KEMB

  80 Matayo Bwire         KE  8    -534    323  372  326
                                           391  328  435    0
                                          NZPS>SCJF SLWW JPKK

  81 Peter Sinton         NZ  8    -580    391  337  309
                                           323  450  443    0
                                        >>KEMB MTPE JPKH POWU

  82 Wojciech Usakiewicz  PO  8    -718    384  384  367
                                           418  298  291    0
                                          SGCS>OMLP>ROLS NZPS

  83 Akshay Bhandarkar    BH  7.5    28    363  297  381
                                           447  348  374    0
                                          SLWW JPKH>IECC CAJN

  84 Jim Nanavati         CA  7     -41    393  368  367
                                           338  384  439    0
                                         >IEBM UKDW LKLW BHAB

  85 Ricardo Gonzalez     SA  7    -156    378  352  352
                                           374  416  380    0
                                         >AESL AUJR KEDA ZADE

  86 Selwyn Lobo          AE  7    -172    374  410  352
                                           378  387  434    0
                                          SARG>TTEM IEBM AUAK

  87 Dylan Early          ZA  7    -284    492  292  418
                                           284  384  374    0
                                        >>FRAM KEDA>TTEM SARG

  88 Alistair Kane        AU  7    -404    330  381  387
                                           464  387  438    0
                                        > USLO AEAA NIGE AESL

  89 Johnson Fasuba       SC  7    -515    384  328  351
                                           372  372  362    0
                                         >KEDA KEMB JPKK ROLS

  90 Laurentiu Sandu      RO  7   -1634    281  424  291
                                           554  412  367    0
                                          JPKH>FRAM POWU SCJF

  91 Catherine Costello   IE  6.5  -131    393  306  374
                                           459  394  381    0
                                          AURB IEBM BHAB TTEM

  92 Edward Metivier      TT  6    -258    441  387  374
                                           495  410  418    0
                                        > LKLW AESL ZADE IECC

  93 Linda Pray           OM  6    -634    363  298  346
                                           470  384  403    0
                                        > NIGE POWU BHVP MTMS

  94 Vivian Penaflor      BH  6    -659    437  439  403
                                           375  390  346    0
                                         >SCDS>MTMS>OMLP ROCC

  95 Antonin Michel       FR  6    -843    284  412  461
                                           492  424  255    0
                                          ZADE ROLS>ROCC SCDS

  96 Mario Saliba         MT  5    -822    429  390  402
                                           357  439  383    0
                                         >ROCC BHVP>SCDS OMLP

  97 Dhanapala Silva      SC  5   -1206    375  378  383
                                           437  300  402    0
                                          BHVP>ROCC MTMS FRAM

  98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   RO  3   -2501    357  300  255
                                           429  378  461    0
                                          MTMS SCDS FRAM BHVP



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