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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      15   +890
2  Joel Wapnick         Canada       15   +834
3  Brian Cappelletto    U.S.A.       14   +759
4  John Holgate         Australia    14   +753
5  Femi Awowade         Nigeria      14   +490
6  Nigel Richards       New Zealand  13   +1550
7  Andrew Fisher        England      13   +895
8  Adam Logan           Canada       13   +765
9  Virgilio Quiballo    Philippines  13   +626
10 David Boys           Canada       13   +503
11 Ron Tiekert          U.S.A.       13   +370
12 Joel Sherman         U.S.A.       13   +193
13 Phil Appleby         England      13   +165
14 Odette Rio           Philippines  12   +735
15 David Wiegand        U.S.A.       12   +715
16 Kendall Boyd         New Zealand  12   +556
17 Jakkrit Klaphajone   Thailand     12   +488
18 John Luebkemann      U.S.A.       12   +392
19 Russell Byers        England      12   +358
20 Lester Schonbrun     U.S.A.       12   +316
21 Gareth Williams      Wales        12   +217
22 Naween Fernando      Sri Lanka    12   +97
23 James Cherry         Canada       12   +19
24 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  Thailand     12   -204
25 Bob Jackman          Australia    11.5 +196
26 Suresh Chinnaiyah    Sri Lanka    11   +815
27 Andrew Cook          England      11   +636
28 Brett Smitheram      England      11   +481
29 Michael Gongolo      Kenya        11   +276
30 Howard Warner        New Zealand  11   +253
31 Randy Hersom         U.S.A.       11   +204
32 Steven Gruzd         South Africa 11   +187
33 Stanley Ndungu       Kenya        11   +119
34 Helen Gipson         England      11   +15
35 Paul Epstein         U.S.A.       11   -21
36 Peter Elbourne       Malta        11   -50
37 Amnuay Ploysangngam  Thailand     11   -72
38 Michael Pray         Oman         11   -218
39 Jeff Grant           New Zealand  11   -569
40 Ishtiaq Chishty      Saudi Arabia 10.5 +313
41 Taewan Sutthasin     Thailand     10.5 -376
42 David Webb           England      10   +404
43 Jim Geary            U.S.A.       10   +341
44 Robert Felt          U.S.A.       10   +269
45 Joe Edley            U.S.A.       10   +249
46 Bob Lipton           U.S.A.       10   +221
47 Roland Filio         Bahrain      10   +206
48 Ronald Credo         Philippines  10   +180
49 Rodney Judd          Pakistan     10   +166
50 Mohan Chunkath       India        10   -2
51 Lisa Odom            U.S.A.       10   -52
52 A Ganesh             Malaysia     10   -116
53 Albert Hahn          Canada       10   -125
54 Shafique Thobani     Kenya        10   -154
55 Barbara Berlin       Australia    10   -264
56 Owen Bondin          Malta        10   -265
57 Keiichiro Hirai      Japan        9.5  +411
58 Paul Cleary          Australia    9.5  -201
59 Leslie Charles       Trinidad     9.5  -403
60 Tony Sim             Singapore    9    +272
61 Trevor Hovelmeier    South Africa 9    +145
62 Joan Rosenthal       Australia    9    +51
63 Alec Webb            England      9    -20
64 Saheed Jimoh         Nigeria      9    -69
65 Steve Polatnick      U.S.A.       9    -87
66 Michael Tang         Singapore    9    -163
67 Pui Cheng Wui        Malaysia     9    -218
68 Eugene Goh           Singapore    9    -229
69 Dixon Assesa         Kenya        9    -288
70 Gold Eburu           Nigeria      9    -336
71 Matayo Bwire         Kenya        9    -455
72 Wilma Warwick        Scotland     9    -486
73 Peter Sinton         New Zealand  9    -502
74 Cher Siong Gan       Singapore    9    -551
75 Akshay Bhandarkar    Bahrain      8.5  +109
76 Roger Blom           Australia    8    +275
77 Brendan McDonnell    Ireland      8    +100
78 Dylan Early          South Africa 8    -80
79 Selwyn Lobo          U.A.E.       8    -133
80 Kong Chock Heng      Malaysia     8    -182
81 Lakshan Wanniarachch Sri Lanka    8    -215
82 Rashid Khan          Pakistan     8    -476
83 Arvind Abraham       U.A.E.       8    -498
84 Kunihiko Kuroda      Japan        8    -576
85 Wojciech Usakiewicz  Poland       8    -796
86 Laurentiu Sandu      Romania      8    -1519
87 Catherine Costello   Ireland      7.5  -79
88 Jim Nanavati         Canada       7    -122
89 Ricardo Gonzalez     Saudi Arabia 7    -360
90 Alistair Kane        Australia    7    -443
91 Linda Pray           Oman         7    -532
92 Johnson Fasuba       Seychelles   7    -630
93 Edward Metivier      Trinidad     6    -310
94 Vivian Penaflor      Bahrain      6    -718
95 Antonin Michel       France       6    -860
96 Dhanapala Silva      Seychelles   6    -1189
97 Mario Saliba         Malta        5    -924
98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   Romania      4    -2442

Here are game scores, as officially reported.

   1 Mark Nyman           UK 15     890   466  421  403  524
                                          327  367  456  413    0
                                        >UKBS>CAJW USBC>CAAL AUJH

   2 Joel Wapnick         CA 15     834   446  367  444  474
                                          386  421  391  379    0
                                        >USJL UKMN>USJS>USBC NIFA

   3 Brian Cappelletto    US 14     759   415  438  456  379
                                          353  345  403  474    0
                                        >CAAL>USJL>UKMN CAJW NZNR

   4 John Holgate         AU 14     753   412  362  455  432
                                          327  439  341  300    0
                                        >THJK USJS>USRT>PHVQ UKMN

   5 Femi Awowade         NI 14     490   396  421  533  474
                                          390  387  325  407    0
                                        >CAJC>UKHG>UKPA>USJS CAJW

   6 Nigel Richards       NZ 13    1550   461  513  435  474
                                          392  389  488  433    0
                                        >UKHG>UKAF CAAL>USDW USBC

   7 Andrew Fisher        UK 13     895   396  389  424  493
                                          346  513  334  406    0
                                        >USDW NZNR>UKBS>UKRB CAAL

   8 Adam Logan           CA 13     765   353  465  488  413
                                          415  327  435  524    0
                                         USBC>UKBS>NZNR UKMN UKAF

   9 Virgilio Quiballo    PH 13     626   461  463  438  300
                                          414  352  329  432    0
                                        >BHRF>THJK>USJL AUJH CADB

  10 David Boys           CA 13     503   453  387  414  503
                                          471  424  388  308    0
                                         USJS USRT>USLS>CAJC PHVQ

  11 Ron Tiekert          US 13     370   494  424  341  432
                                          448  387  455  403    0
                                        >USLS>CADB AUJH>USJL USJS

  12 Joel Sherman         US 13     193   471  439  391  407
                                          453  362  444  474    0
                                        >CADB>AUJH CAJW NIFA USRT

  13 Phil Appleby         UK 13     165   493  554  325  500
                                          413  318  533  324    0
                                        >LKSC>NZJG NIFA>THPN PHOR

  14 Odette Rio           PH 12     735   384  356  623  468
                                          297  388  364  402    0
                                        >NZHW USPE>NZJG>UKBS UKPA

  15 David Wiegand        US 12     715   346  463  501  433
                                          396  333  364  474    0
                                         UKAF>BHRF>USPE NZNR NZKB

  16 Kendall Boyd         NZ 12     556   449  438  436  436
                                          476  364  396  287    0
                                         USPE>USBL>BHRF>ZASG USDW

  17 Jakkrit Klaphajone   TH 12     488   327  352  393  532
                                          412  463  521  280    0
                                         AUJH PHVQ UKRB>USPE USJL

  18 John Luebkemann      US 12     392   386  345  329  403
                                          446  438  438  432    0
                                         CAJW USBC PHVQ USRT THJK

  19 Russell Byers        UK 12     358   453  465  521  406
                                          318  397  393  493    0
                                        >TTLC>WAGW>THJK UKAF USLS

  20 Lester Schonbrun     US 12     316   448  468  388  396
                                          494  329  414  366    0
                                         USRT>MYAG CADB>NZHW UKRB

  21 Gareth Williams      WA 12     217   356  397  423  403
                                          329  465  384  400    0
                                        >PHRC UKRB>KESN>UKHG LKNF

  22 Naween Fernando      LK 12      97   399  355  437  392
                                          362  421  364  304    0
                                        >ZASG CAJC>MYAG>NZJG WAGW

  23 James Cherry         CA 12      19   390  421  415  308
                                          396  355  401  503    0
                                         NIFA>LKNF>UKHG CADB THPN

  24 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  TH 12    -204   309  457  461  324
                                          441  357  413  500    0
                                         NZJG>THAP>LKSC UKPA CAJC

  25 Bob Jackman          AU 11.5   196   482  387  555  362
                                          305  402  304  345    0
                                        >THTS LKSC>TTLC>SAIC UKAC

  26 Suresh Chinnaiyah    LK 11     815   413  402  413  458
                                          493  387  461  323    0
                                         UKPA>AUBJ THPN>THTS UKBS

  27 Andrew Cook          UK 11     636   407  480  535  510
                                          362  343  380  399    0
                                        >UKDW>ZATH>USJE>BHRF AUBJ

  28 Brett Smitheram      UK 11     481   327  327  334  402
                                          466  465  424  468    0
                                         UKMN CAAL UKAF PHOR LKSC

  29 Michael Gongolo      KE 11     276   368  435  426  450
                                          343  347  329  419    0
                                        >AUJR>MYKC>NISJ>USRF NZHW

  30 Howard Warner        NZ 11     253   297  454  378  366
                                          384  427  363  396    0
                                         PHOR>USJE>PHRC USLS KEMG

  31 Randy Hersom         US 11     204   413  364  515  368
                                          410  397  400  356    0
                                        >NISJ KESN>USLO>PHRC ZASG

  32 Steven Gruzd         ZA 11     187   362  459  525  287
                                          399  349  284  436    0
                                         LKNF>USSP>AUBB NZKB USRH

  33 Stanley Ndungu       KE 11     119   440  397  384  407
                                          460  364  423  405    0
                                         MYAG>USRH WAGW>PKRJ UKHG

  34 Helen Gipson         UK 11      15   392  387  401  400
                                          461  421  415  403    0
                                         NZNR NIFA CAJC WAGW KESN

  35 Paul Epstein         US 11     -21   476  388  364  280
                                          449  356  501  532    0
                                        >NZKB>PHOR USDW THJK MTPE

  36 Peter Elbourne       MT 11     -50   360  450  538  452
                                          345  337  298  385    0
                                        >JPKK>NZPS>SGTS>MYAG USPE

  37 Amnuay Ploysangngam  TH 11     -72   456  357  370  458
                                          430  457  408  326    0
                                        >AUPC THPN SAIC>MTOB OMMP

  38 Michael Pray         OM 11    -218   395  400  417  366
                                          422  383  404  285    0
                                         SAIC>PKRK>CAAH>AUBB THAP

  39 Jeff Grant           NZ 11    -569   441  318  364  304
                                          309  554  623  392    0
                                        >THPN UKPA PHOR LKNF SAIC

  40 Ishtiaq Chishty      SA 10.5   313   422  411  408  345
                                          395  340  370  362    0
                                        >OMMP>CAAH>THAP AUBJ NZJG

  41 Taewan Sutthasin     TH 10.5  -376   305  456  486  323
                                          482  342  393  458    0
                                         AUBJ>SGTS>AUPC LKSC UKDW

  42 David Webb           UK 10     404   362  384  459  395
                                          407  368  359  375    0
                                         UKAC>CAJN>AURB>AUPC THTS

  43 Jim Geary            US 10     341   360  502  481  535
                                          496  525  406  283    0
                                         USJE PKRJ>ZATH>SGEG USRF

  44 Robert Felt          US 10     269   428  386  412  419
                                          375  411  322  450    0
                                        >ZATH PHRC>USBL KEMG USJG

  45 Joe Edley            US 10     249   496  427  380  510
                                          360  454  535  353    0
                                        >USJG NZHW UKAC>UKAW USBL

  46 Bob Lipton           US 10     221   424  364  322  376
                                          364  438  412  302    0
                                        >SGTS NZKB USRF>TTLC USJE

  47 Roland Filio         BH 10     206   414  333  396  399
                                          461  463  436  510    0
                                         PHVQ USDW NZKB UKAC PHRC

  48 Ronald Credo         PH 10     180   329  411  363  356
                                          356  386  378  368    0
                                         WAGW>USRF NZHW USRH BHRF

  49 Rodney Judd          PK 10     166   361  525  456  405
                                          421  502  297  407    0
                                         USSP>USJG>KEST KESN INMC

  50 Mohan Chunkath       IN 10      -2   316  304  472  424
                                          383  416  279  374    0
                                         AUBB USLO>PKRK>NISJ PKRJ

  51 Lisa Odom            US 10     -52   464  416  400  435
                                          330  304  515  411    0
                                        >AUAK>INMC USRH>USSP MYAG

  52 A Ganesh             MY 10    -116   460  329  364  385
                                          440  468  437  452    0
                                        >KESN USLS LKNF MTPE USLO

  53 Albert Hahn          CA 10    -125   340  340  404  457
                                          304  411  417  359    0
                                        >PKRK SAIC OMMP>MYPC KEST

  54 Shafique Thobani     KE 10    -154   369  401  297  499
                                          462  331  456  333    0
                                         MTOB>MYPC PKRJ>SGCS CAAH

  55 Barbara Berlin       AU 10    -264   383  444  284  285
                                          316  336  525  366    0
                                        >INMC>MTOB ZASG OMMP JPKH

  56 Owen Bondin          MT 10    -265   462  336  352  326
                                          369  444  309  458    0
                                        >KEST AUBB>USSP THAP AUPC

  57 Keiichiro Hirai      JP  9.5   411   554  348  443  370
                                          281  297  309  347    0
                                        >ROLS>BHAB>NZPS>SLWW AUBB

  58 Paul Cleary          AU  9.5  -201   430  363  393  375
                                          456  363  486  395    0
                                         THAP=TTLC THTS UKDW MTOB

  59 Leslie Charles       TT  9.5  -403   318  363  304  302
                                          453  363  555  376    0
                                         UKRB=AUPC AUBJ USBL SGTS

  60 Tony Sim             SG  9     272   364  342  298  431
                                          424  456  538  393    0
                                         USBL THTS MTPE>AURB TTLC

  61 Trevor Hovelmeier    ZA  9     145   375  343  406  423
                                          428  480  481  258    0
                                         USRF UKAC USJG>LKLW AUJR

  62 Joan Rosenthal       AU  9      51   343  416  360  413
                                          368  352  434  381    0
                                         KEMG>SARG UKAW>IEBM ZATH

  63 Alec Webb            UK  9     -20   405  373  434  353
                                          301  385  360  510    0
                                        >SGEG NISJ>AUJR USJE USSP

  64 Saheed Jimoh         NI  9     -69   410  385  329  374
                                          413  373  426  424    0
                                         USRH>UKAW KEMG INMC SGMT

  65 Steve Polatnick      US  9     -87   421  349  309  411
                                          361  459  352  435    0
                                        >PKRJ ZASG MTOB USLO UKAW

  66 Michael Tang         SG  9    -163   321  422  297  453
                                          418  315  406  364    0
                                         MYKC>NIGE MYPC>AEAA NISJ

  67 Pui Cheng Wui        MY  9    -218   494  331  406  359
                                          336  401  297  457    0
                                        >AEAA KEST>SGMT CAAH SGEG

  68 Eugene Goh           SG  9    -229   301  383  441  283
                                          405  375  321  535    0
                                         UKAW>LKLW>MYKC USJG MYPC

  69 Dixon Assesa         KE  9    -288   372  384  380  415
                                          384  292  352  396    0
                                         SCJF>ZADE>SARG>MYKC NIGE

  70 Gold Eburu           NI  9    -336   470  315  438  371
                                          363  422  387  346    0
                                        >OMLP SGMT>AUAK>PKRK KEDA

  71 Matayo Bwire         KE  9    -455   323  372  326  391
                                          391  328  435  312    0
                                         NZPS>SCJF SLWW>JPKK SGCS

  72 Wilma Warwick        SL  9    -486   447  324  435  347
                                          363  414  326  370    0
                                        >BHAB AURB>KEMB JPKH NZPS

  73 Peter Sinton         NZ  9    -502   391  337  309  403
                                          323  450  443  325    0
                                        >KEMB MTPE JPKH>POWU SLWW

  74 Cher Siong Gan       SG  9    -551   418  420  331  333
                                          384  367  326  499    0
                                        >POWU>JPKK>AEAA KEST KEMB

  75 Akshay Bhandarkar    BH  8.5   109   363  297  381  467
                                          447  348  374  386    0
                                         SLWW JPKH>IECC>CAJN AURB

  76 Roger Blom           AU  8     275   459  414  359  393
                                          393  324  459  431    0
                                        >IECC>SLWW UKDW SGTS BHAB

  77 Brendan McDonnell    IE  8     100   338  394  434  381
                                          393  306  352  413    0
                                         CAJN>IECC>AESL AUJR ZADE

  78 Dylan Early          ZA  8     -80   492  292  418  500
                                          284  384  374  296    0
                                        >FRAM KEDA>TTEM>SARG IEBM

  79 Selwyn Lobo          AE  8    -133   374  410  352  454
                                          378  387  434  415    0
                                         SARG>TTEM IEBM>AUAK MYKC

  80 Kong Chock Heng      MY  8    -182   418  347  321  396
                                          321  435  441  415    0
                                        >SGMT KEMG SGEG KEDA AESL

  81 Lakshan Wanniarachch LK  8    -215   495  375  439  258
                                          441  383  367  423    0
                                        >TTEM SGEG>CAJN ZATH PKRK

  82 Rashid Khan          PK  8    -476   304  383  279  346
                                          340  400  472  371    0
                                         CAAH OMMP INMC NIGE LKLW

  83 Arvind Abraham       AE  8    -498   336  387  326  364
                                          494  381  331  453    0
                                         MYPC>AUAK SGCS SGMT JPKK

  84 Kunihiko Kuroda      JP  8    -576   345  367  362  312
                                          360  420  351  391    0
                                         MTPE SGCS>SCJF KEMB AEAA

  85 Wojciech Usakiewicz  PO  8    -796   384  384  367  325
                                          418  298  291  403    0
                                         SGCS>OMLP>ROLS NZPS IECC

  86 Laurentiu Sandu      RO  8   -1519   281  424  291  441
                                          554  412  367  326    0
                                         JPKH>FRAM POWU>SCJF CAJN

  87 Catherine Costello   IE  7.5   -79   393  306  374  410
                                          459  394  381  358    0
                                         AURB IEBM BHAB>TTEM POWU

  88 Jim Nanavati         CA  7    -122   393  368  367  386
                                          338  384  439  467    0
                                        >IEBM UKDW LKLW BHAB ROLS

  89 Ricardo Gonzalez     SA  7    -360   378  352  352  296
                                          374  416  380  500    0
                                        >AESL AUJR KEDA ZADE AUAK

  90 Alistair Kane        AU  7    -443   330  381  387  415
                                          464  387  438  454    0
                                         USLO AEAA NIGE AESL SARG

  91 Linda Pray           OM  7    -532   363  298  346  439
                                          470  384  403  337    0
                                         NIGE POWU BHVP>MTMS SCDS

  92 Johnson Fasuba       SC  7    -630   384  328  351  326
                                          372  372  362  441    0
                                        >KEDA KEMB JPKK ROLS BHVP

  93 Edward Metivier      TT  6    -310   441  387  374  358
                                          495  410  418  410    0
                                         LKLW AESL ZADE IECC ROCC

  94 Vivian Penaflor      BH  6    -718   437  439  403  371
                                          375  390  346  430    0
                                        >SCDS>MTMS>OMLP ROCC SCJF

  95 Antonin Michel       FR  6    -860   284  412  461  366
                                          492  424  255  383    0
                                         ZADE ROLS>ROCC SCDS MTMS

  96 Dhanapala Silva      SC  6   -1189   375  378  383  383
                                          437  300  402  366    0
                                         BHVP>ROCC MTMS>FRAM OMLP

  97 Mario Saliba         MT  5    -924   429  390  402  337
                                          357  439  383  439    0
                                        >ROCC BHVP>SCDS OMLP FRAM

  98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   RO  4   -2442   357  300  255  430
                                          429  378  461  371    0
                                         MTMS SCDS FRAM>BHVP TTEM


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