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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      16   +902
2  Joel Wapnick         Canada       16   +851
3  Nigel Richards       New Zealand  14   +1647
4  Andrew Fisher        England      14   +904
5  John Holgate         Australia    14   +741
6  Brian Cappelletto    U.S.A.       14   +662
7  David Boys           Canada       14   +531
8  Femi Awowade         Nigeria      14   +473
9  Ron Tiekert          U.S.A.       14   +373
10 Phil Appleby         England      14   +189
11 David Wiegand        U.S.A.       13   +816
12 Adam Logan           Canada       13   +756
13 Jakkrit Klaphajone   Thailand     13   +611
14 Virgilio Quiballo    Philippines  13   +598
15 Russell Byers        England      13   +402
16 James Cherry         Canada       13   +197
17 Joel Sherman         U.S.A.       13   +190
18 Naween Fernando      Sri Lanka    13   +111
19 Suresh Chinnaiyah    Sri Lanka    12   +847
20 Odette Rio           Philippines  12   +711
21 Andrew Cook          England      12   +678
22 Michael Gongolo      Kenya        12   +476
23 Kendall Boyd         New Zealand  12   +455
24 Steven Gruzd         South Africa 12   +369
25 Lester Schonbrun     U.S.A.       12   +272
26 John Luebkemann      U.S.A.       12   +269
27 Gareth Williams      Wales        12   +203
28 Stanley Ndungu       Kenya        12   +127
29 Paul Epstein         U.S.A.       12   +23
30 Amnuay Ploysangngam  Thailand     12   -9
31 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  Thailand     12   -382
32 Jeff Grant           New Zealand  12   -538
33 Bob Jackman          Australia    11.5 +154
34 David Webb           England      11   +509
35 Brett Smitheram      England      11   +449
36 Robert Felt          U.S.A.       11   +414
37 Joe Edley            U.S.A.       11   +399
38 Roland Filio         Bahrain      11   +228
39 Mohan Chunkath       India        11   +76
40 Howard Warner        New Zealand  11   +53
41 Lisa Odom            U.S.A.       11   +45
42 Randy Hersom         U.S.A.       11   +22
43 Helen Gipson         England      11   +7
44 Shafique Thobani     Kenya        11   -70
45 Peter Elbourne       Malta        11   -94
46 Owen Bondin          Malta        11   -258
47 Michael Pray         Oman         11   -281
48 Keiichiro Hirai      Japan        10.5 +574
49 Ishtiaq Chishty      Saudi Arabia 10.5 +282
50 Taewan Sutthasin     Thailand     10.5 -481
51 Tony Sim             Singapore    10   +341
52 Jim Geary            U.S.A.       10   +196
53 Ronald Credo         Philippines  10   +158
54 Rodney Judd          Pakistan     10   +88
55 Joan Rosenthal       Australia    10   +83
56 Bob Lipton           U.S.A.       10   +71
57 Alec Webb            England      10   +25
58 Saheed Jimoh         Nigeria      10   -62
59 Pui Cheng Wui        Malaysia     10   -177
60 Albert Hahn          Canada       10   -209
61 A Ganesh             Malaysia     10   -213
62 Gold Eburu           Nigeria      10   -277
63 Matayo Bwire         Kenya        10   -281
64 Barbara Berlin       Australia    10   -427
65 Wilma Warwick        Scotland     10   -479
66 Akshay Bhandarkar    Bahrain      9.5  +128
67 Paul Cleary          Australia    9.5  -208
68 Leslie Charles       Trinidad     9.5  -472
69 Trevor Hovelmeier    South Africa 9    +113
70 Dylan Early          South Africa 9    +93
71 Steve Polatnick      U.S.A.       9    -132
72 Kong Chock Heng      Malaysia     9    -147
73 Michael Tang         Singapore    9    -170
74 Eugene Goh           Singapore    9    -270
75 Dixon Assesa         Kenya        9    -347
76 Rashid Khan          Pakistan     9    -462
77 Peter Sinton         New Zealand  9    -509
78 Kunihiko Kuroda      Japan        9    -566
79 Cher Siong Gan       Singapore    9    -725
80 Catherine Costello   Ireland      8.5  -41
81 Roger Blom           Australia    8    +256
82 Jim Nanavati         Canada       8    +183
83 Brendan McDonnell    Ireland      8    -73
84 Selwyn Lobo          U.A.E.       8    -168
85 Lakshan Wanniarachch Sri Lanka    8    -229
86 Ricardo Gonzalez     Saudi Arabia 8    -325
87 Arvind Abraham       U.A.E.       8    -508
88 Linda Pray           Oman         8    -509
89 Vivian Penaflor      Bahrain      8    -554
90 Wojciech Usakiewicz  Poland       8    -834
91 Laurentiu Sandu      Romania      8    -1824
92 Edward Metivier      Trinidad     7    -220
93 Alistair Kane        Australia    7    -478
94 Johnson Fasuba       Seychelles   7    -676
95 Antonin Michel       France       7    -834
96 Dhanapala Silva      Seychelles   6    -1212
97 Mario Saliba         Malta        5    -950
98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   Romania      3    -2650

Here are game scores, as officially reported.

   1 Mark Nyman           UK 16     902   466  421  403  524  372
                                          327  367  456  413  360    0
                                        >UKBS>CAJW USBC>CAAL>AUJH NZNR

   2 Joel Wapnick         CA 16     851   446  367  444  474  457
                                          386  421  391  379  440    0
                                        >USJL UKMN>USJS>USBC>NIFA UKAF

   3 Nigel Richards       NZ 14    1647   461  513  435  474  441
                                          392  389  488  433  344    0
                                        >UKHG>UKAF CAAL>USDW>USBC UKMN

   4 Andrew Fisher        UK 14     904   396  389  424  493  405
                                          346  513  334  406  396    0
                                        >USDW NZNR>UKBS>UKRB>CAAL CAJW

   5 John Holgate         AU 14     741   412  362  455  432  360
                                          327  439  341  300  372    0
                                        >THJK USJS>USRT>PHVQ UKMN USBC

   6 Brian Cappelletto    US 14     662   415  438  456  379  344
                                          353  345  403  474  441    0
                                        >CAAL>USJL>UKMN CAJW NZNR AUJH

   7 David Boys           CA 14     531   453  387  414  503  401
                                          471  424  388  308  373    0
                                         USJS USRT>USLS>CAJC>PHVQ NIFA

   8 Femi Awowade         NI 14     473   396  421  533  474  440
                                          390  387  325  407  457    0
                                        >CAJC>UKHG>UKPA>USJS CAJW CADB

   9 Ron Tiekert          US 14     373   494  424  341  432  370
                                          448  387  455  403  367    0
                                        >USLS>CADB AUJH>USJL>USJS UKPA

  10 Phil Appleby         UK 14     189   493  554  325  500  467
                                          413  318  533  324  443    0
                                        >LKSC>NZJG NIFA>THPN>PHOR USRT

  11 David Wiegand        US 13     816   346  463  501  433  489
                                          396  333  364  474  388    0
                                         UKAF>BHRF>USPE NZNR>NZKB CAAL

  12 Adam Logan           CA 13     756   353  465  488  413  396
                                          415  327  435  524  405    0
                                         USBC>UKBS>NZNR UKMN UKAF USDW

  13 Jakkrit Klaphajone   TH 13     611   327  352  393  532  451
                                          412  463  521  280  328    0
                                         AUJH PHVQ UKRB>USPE>USJL CAJC

  14 Virgilio Quiballo    PH 13     598   461  463  438  300  373
                                          414  352  329  432  401    0
                                        >BHRF>THJK>USJL AUJH CADB UKRB

  15 Russell Byers        UK 13     402   453  465  521  406  402
                                          318  397  393  493  358    0
                                        >TTLC>WAGW>THJK UKAF>USLS PHVQ

  16 James Cherry         CA 13     197   390  421  415  308  523
                                          396  355  401  503  345    0
                                         NIFA>LKNF>UKHG CADB>THPN THJK

  17 Joel Sherman         US 13     190   471  439  391  407  367
                                          453  362  444  474  370    0
                                        >CADB>AUJH CAJW NIFA USRT LKNF

  18 Naween Fernando      LK 13     111   399  355  437  392  432
                                          362  421  364  304  418    0
                                        >ZASG CAJC>MYAG>NZJG>WAGW USJS

  19 Suresh Chinnaiyah    LK 12     847   413  402  413  458  418
                                          493  387  461  323  386    0
                                         UKPA>AUBJ THPN>THTS>UKBS PHOR

  20 Odette Rio           PH 12     711   384  356  623  468  443
                                          297  388  364  402  467    0
                                        >NZHW USPE>NZJG>UKBS UKPA LKSC

  21 Andrew Cook          UK 12     678   407  480  535  510  473
                                          362  343  380  399  431    0
                                        >UKDW>ZATH>USJE>BHRF>AUBJ KEMG

  22 Michael Gongolo      KE 12     476   368  435  426  450  461
                                          343  347  329  419  261    0
                                        >AUJR>MYKC>NISJ>USRF>NZHW UKAC

  23 Kendall Boyd         NZ 12     455   449  438  436  436  388
                                          476  364  396  287  489    0
                                         USPE>USBL>BHRF>ZASG USDW USLS

  24 Steven Gruzd         ZA 12     369   362  459  525  287  531
                                          399  349  284  436  349    0
                                         LKNF>USSP>AUBB NZKB>USRH USJL

  25 Lester Schonbrun     US 12     272   448  468  388  396  358
                                          494  329  414  366  402    0
                                         USRT>MYAG CADB>NZHW UKRB NZKB

  26 John Luebkemann      US 12     269   386  345  329  403  328
                                          446  438  438  432  451    0
                                         CAJW USBC PHVQ USRT THJK ZASG

  27 Gareth Williams      WA 12     203   356  397  423  403  418
                                          329  465  384  400  432    0
                                        >PHRC UKRB>KESN>UKHG LKNF USPE

  28 Stanley Ndungu       KE 12     127   440  397  384  407  345
                                          460  364  423  405  337    0
                                         MYAG>USRH WAGW>PKRJ>UKHG THAP

  29 Paul Epstein         US 12      23   476  388  364  280  429
                                          449  356  501  532  385    0
                                        >NZKB>PHOR USDW THJK>MTPE WAGW

  30 Amnuay Ploysangngam  TH 12      -9   456  357  370  458  371
                                          430  457  408  326  308    0
                                        >AUPC THPN SAIC>MTOB>OMMP KESN

  31 Pakorn Nemitrmansuk  TH 12    -382   309  457  461  324  345
                                          441  357  413  500  523    0
                                         NZJG>THAP>LKSC UKPA CAJC AUBJ

  32 Jeff Grant           NZ 12    -538   441  318  364  304  383
                                          309  554  623  392  352    0
                                        >THPN UKPA PHOR LKNF>SAIC UKDW

  33 Bob Jackman          AU 11.5   154   482  387  555  362  431
                                          305  402  304  345  473    0
                                        >THTS LKSC>TTLC>SAIC UKAC THPN

  34 David Webb           UK 11     509   362  384  459  395  407
                                          407  368  359  375  302    0
                                         UKAC>CAJN>AURB>AUPC>THTS NZJG

  35 Brett Smitheram      UK 11     449   327  327  334  402  386
                                          466  465  424  468  418    0
                                         UKMN CAAL UKAF PHOR LKSC USRF

  36 Robert Felt          US 11     414   428  386  412  419  465
                                          375  411  322  450  320    0
                                        >ZATH PHRC>USBL KEMG>USJG UKBS

  37 Joe Edley            US 11     399   496  427  380  510  480
                                          360  454  535  353  330    0
                                        >USJG NZHW UKAC>UKAW>USBL BHRF

  38 Roland Filio         BH 11     228   414  333  396  399  384
                                          461  463  436  510  362    0
                                         PHVQ USDW NZKB UKAC>PHRC USJE

  39 Mohan Chunkath       IN 11      76   316  304  472  424  461
                                          383  416  279  374  383    0
                                         AUBB USLO>PKRK>NISJ>PKRJ NZHW

  40 Howard Warner        NZ 11      53   297  454  378  366  261
                                          384  427  363  396  461    0
                                         PHOR>USJE>PHRC USLS KEMG INMC

  41 Lisa Odom            US 11      45   464  416  400  435  476
                                          330  304  515  411  379    0
                                        >AUAK>INMC USRH>USSP>MYAG UKHG

  42 Randy Hersom         US 11      22   413  364  515  368  349
                                          410  397  400  356  531    0
                                        >NISJ KESN>USLO>PHRC ZASG KEST

  43 Helen Gipson         UK 11       7   392  387  401  400  337
                                          461  421  415  403  345    0
                                         NZNR NIFA CAJC WAGW KESN USLO

  44 Shafique Thobani     KE 11     -70   369  401  297  499  466
                                          462  331  456  333  382    0
                                         MTOB>MYPC PKRJ>SGCS>CAAH USRH

  45 Peter Elbourne       MT 11     -94   360  450  538  452  385
                                          345  337  298  385  429    0
                                        >JPKK>NZPS>SGTS>MYAG USPE MTOB

  46 Owen Bondin          MT 11    -258   462  336  352  326  371
                                          369  444  309  458  364    0
                                        >KEST AUBB>USSP THAP>AUPC MTPE

  47 Michael Pray         OM 11    -281   395  400  417  366  308
                                          422  383  404  285  371    0
                                         SAIC>PKRK>CAAH>AUBB THAP JPKH

  48 Keiichiro Hirai      JP 10.5   574   554  348  443  370  422
                                          281  297  309  347  259    0
                                        >ROLS>BHAB>NZPS>SLWW>AUBB OMMP

  49 Ishtiaq Chishty      SA 10.5   282   422  411  408  345  352
                                          395  340  370  362  383    0
                                        >OMMP>CAAH>THAP AUBJ NZJG THTS

  50 Taewan Sutthasin     TH 10.5  -481   305  456  486  323  302
                                          482  342  393  458  407    0
                                         AUBJ>SGTS>AUPC LKSC UKDW SAIC

  51 Tony Sim             SG 10     341   364  342  298  431  391
                                          424  456  538  393  322    0
                                         USBL THTS MTPE>AURB>TTLC USJG

  52 Jim Geary            US 10     196   360  502  481  535  320
                                          496  525  406  283  465    0
                                         USJE PKRJ>ZATH>SGEG USRF SGTS

  53 Ronald Credo         PH 10     158   329  411  363  356  362
                                          356  386  378  368  384    0
                                         WAGW>USRF NZHW USRH BHRF PKRJ

  54 Rodney Judd          PK 10      88   361  525  456  405  383
                                          421  502  297  407  461    0
                                         USSP>USJG>KEST KESN INMC PHRC

  55 Joan Rosenthal       AU 10      83   343  416  360  413  397
                                          368  352  434  381  365    0
                                         KEMG>SARG UKAW>IEBM>ZATH USBL

  56 Bob Lipton           US 10      71   424  364  322  376  330
                                          364  438  412  302  480    0
                                        >SGTS NZKB USRF>TTLC USJE AUJR

  57 Alec Webb            UK 10      25   405  373  434  353  390
                                          301  385  360  510  345    0
                                        >SGEG NISJ>AUJR USJE>USSP MYPC

  58 Saheed Jimoh         NI 10     -62   410  385  329  374  385
                                          413  373  426  424  378    0
                                         USRH>UKAW KEMG INMC>SGMT CAAH

  59 Pui Cheng Wui        MY 10    -177   494  331  406  359  370
                                          336  401  297  457  329    0
                                        >AEAA KEST>SGMT CAAH>SGEG UKAW

  60 Albert Hahn          CA 10    -209   340  340  404  457  382
                                          304  411  417  359  466    0
                                        >PKRK SAIC OMMP>MYPC KEST NISJ

  61 A Ganesh             MY 10    -213   460  329  364  385  379
                                          440  468  437  452  476    0
                                        >KESN USLS LKNF MTPE USLO NIGE

  62 Gold Eburu           NI 10    -277   470  315  438  371  416
                                          363  422  387  346  357    0
                                        >OMLP SGMT>AUAK>PKRK>KEDA MYAG

  63 Matayo Bwire         KE 10    -281   323  372  326  391  457
                                          391  328  435  312  283    0
                                         NZPS>SCJF SLWW>JPKK>SGCS AUBB

  64 Barbara Berlin       AU 10    -427   383  444  284  285  259
                                          316  336  525  366  422    0
                                        >INMC>MTOB ZASG OMMP JPKH KEMB

  65 Wilma Warwick        SL 10    -479   447  324  435  347  404
                                          363  414  326  370  397    0
                                        >BHAB AURB>KEMB JPKH>NZPS AUPC

  66 Akshay Bhandarkar    BH  9.5   128   363  297  381  467  453
                                          447  348  374  386  434    0
                                         SLWW JPKH>IECC>CAJN>AURB TTLC

  67 Paul Cleary          AU  9.5  -208   430  363  393  375  364
                                          456  363  486  395  371    0
                                         THAP=TTLC THTS UKDW MTOB SLWW

  68 Leslie Charles       TT  9.5  -472   318  363  304  302  322
                                          453  363  555  376  391    0
                                         UKRB=AUPC AUBJ USBL SGTS BHAB

  69 Trevor Hovelmeier    ZA  9     113   375  343  406  423  365
                                          428  480  481  258  397    0
                                         USRF UKAC USJG>LKLW AUJR ZADE

  70 Dylan Early          ZA  9      93   492  292  418  500  498
                                          284  384  374  296  325    0
                                        >FRAM KEDA>TTEM>SARG>IEBM ZATH

  71 Steve Polatnick      US  9    -132   421  349  309  411  345
                                          361  459  352  435  390    0
                                        >PKRJ ZASG MTOB USLO UKAW MYKC

  72 Kong Chock Heng      MY  9    -147   418  347  321  396  372
                                          321  435  441  415  337    0
                                        >SGMT KEMG SGEG KEDA>AESL USSP

  73 Michael Tang         SG  9    -170   321  422  297  453  378
                                          418  315  406  364  385    0
                                         MYKC>NIGE MYPC>AEAA NISJ SGEG

  74 Eugene Goh           SG  9    -270   301  383  441  283  329
                                          405  375  321  535  370    0
                                         UKAW>LKLW>MYKC USJG MYPC SGMT

  75 Dixon Assesa         KE  9    -347   372  384  380  415  357
                                          384  292  352  396  416    0
                                         SCJF>ZADE>SARG>MYKC NIGE PKRK

  76 Rashid Khan          PK  9    -462   304  383  279  346  385
                                          340  400  472  371  371    0
                                         CAAH OMMP INMC NIGE>LKLW KEDA

  77 Peter Sinton         NZ  9    -509   391  337  309  403  397
                                          323  450  443  325  404    0
                                        >KEMB MTPE JPKH>POWU SLWW JPKK

  78 Kunihiko Kuroda      JP  9    -566   345  367  362  312  404
                                          360  420  351  391  394    0
                                         MTPE SGCS>SCJF KEMB>AEAA NZPS

  79 Cher Siong Gan       SG  9    -725   418  420  331  333  283
                                          384  367  326  499  457    0
                                        >POWU>JPKK>AEAA KEST KEMB IECC

  80 Catherine Costello   IE  8.5   -41   393  306  374  410  384
                                          459  394  381  358  346    0
                                         AURB IEBM BHAB>TTEM>POWU SGCS

  81 Roger Blom           AU  8     256   459  414  359  393  434
                                          393  324  459  431  453    0
                                        >IECC>SLWW UKDW SGTS BHAB CAJN

  82 Jim Nanavati         CA  8     183   393  368  367  386  609
                                          338  384  439  467  304    0
                                        >IEBM UKDW LKLW BHAB>ROLS AURB

  83 Brendan McDonnell    IE  8     -73   338  394  434  381  325
                                          393  306  352  413  498    0
                                         CAJN>IECC>AESL AUJR ZADE LKLW

  84 Selwyn Lobo          AE  8    -168   374  410  352  454  337
                                          378  387  434  415  372    0
                                         SARG>TTEM IEBM>AUAK MYKC AEAA

  85 Lakshan Wanniarachch LK  8    -229   495  375  439  258  371
                                          441  383  367  423  385    0
                                        >TTEM SGEG>CAJN ZATH PKRK IEBM

  86 Ricardo Gonzalez     SA  8    -325   378  352  352  296  401
                                          374  416  380  500  366    0
                                        >AESL AUJR KEDA ZADE>AUAK OMLP

  87 Arvind Abraham       AE  8    -508   336  387  326  364  394
                                          494  381  331  453  404    0
                                         MYPC>AUAK SGCS SGMT JPKK AESL

  88 Linda Pray           OM  8    -509   363  298  346  439  381
                                          470  384  403  337  358    0
                                         NIGE POWU BHVP>MTMS>SCDS SARG

  89 Vivian Penaflor      BH  8    -554   437  439  403  430  401
                                          375  390  346  371  355    0
                                        >SCDS>MTMS>OMLP>ROCC>SCJF POWU

  90 Wojciech Usakiewicz  PO  8    -834   384  384  367  325  346
                                          418  298  291  403  384    0
                                         SGCS>OMLP>ROLS NZPS IECC BHVP

  91 Laurentiu Sandu      RO  8   -1824   281  424  291  441  304
                                          554  412  367  326  609    0
                                         JPKH>FRAM POWU>SCJF CAJN SCDS

  92 Edward Metivier      TT  7    -220   441  387  374  358  420
                                          495  410  418  410  330    0
                                         LKLW AESL ZADE IECC>ROCC FRAM

  93 Alistair Kane        AU  7    -478   330  381  387  415  366
                                          464  387  438  454  401    0
                                         USLO AEAA NIGE AESL SARG MTMS

  94 Johnson Fasuba       SC  7    -676   384  328  351  326  355
                                          372  372  362  441  401    0
                                        >KEDA KEMB JPKK ROLS BHVP ROCC

  95 Antonin Michel       FR  7    -834   284  412  461  366  416
                                          492  424  255  383  390    0
                                         ZADE ROLS>ROCC SCDS>MTMS TTEM

  96 Dhanapala Silva      SC  6   -1212   375  378  383  383  358
                                          437  300  402  366  381    0
                                         BHVP>ROCC MTMS>FRAM OMLP ROLS

  97 Mario Saliba         MT  5    -950   429  390  402  337  390
                                          357  439  383  439  416    0
                                        >ROCC BHVP>SCDS OMLP FRAM AUAK

  98 Catalin-Eugen Caba   RO  3   -2650   357  300  255  371  330
                                          429  378  461  430  420    0
                                         MTMS SCDS FRAM BHVP TTEM SCJF



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