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     LEXINGTON SCRABBLE PLAYERS CLUB #108 NEWS FOR OCTOBER 23, 2014

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------
     1 Steven Saul           - 1753      22     7        422
     2 Joel Horn             - 1748      30    10        433
     3 Jake Bergmann         + 1746      10     3        419
     4 Jamie Ryan              1737       6     3        420
     5 Bob Becker              1735      20    10        418
     6 Mike Wolfberg           1732      16     7        435
     7 Judy Horn             + 1726      28    14        398
     8 Chris Kulig           = 1725      27    13        405
     9 Richard Buck            1720       7     3        405
    10 Mark Fidler           = 1693       7     6        376

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE   RANK
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------   ----
    Aronie, Emmanuel           1609       1     7        326      19
    Becker, Bob                1735      20    10        418       5
    Bergmann, Jake           + 1746      10     3        419       3
    Buck, Richard              1720       7     3        405       9
    Cassel, Claudia            1615       2    18        342      16
    Cheras, John               1754/A     0     0       (406)
    Day, Catherine             1615       0     4        328      16
    Eddings, Wes               1713/A     0     0       (381)
    Fidler, Mark             = 1693       7     6        376      10
    Finkey, Don                1665/5     3     2        414 
    Finn, Marshall             1624/A     2     4        322 
    Giovinazzo, Linda        - 1613       6    15        360      18
    Goldstein, Marc            1602/A     0     3        265 
    Gonzales, Steven           1551       5    17        328      24
    Horn, Joel               - 1748      30    10        433       2
    Horn, Judy               + 1726      28    14        398       7
    Kaitz, Merrill             1798/A     2     0        430 
    Kirchhausen, Susan         1705/A     3     3        376 
    Kraus, Marvin              1640      12    16        376      14
    Kt., Trx.                - 1593       6    12        353      22
    Krycka, James              1587       5    12        353      23
    Kulig, Chris             = 1725      27    13        405       8
    Lambert, Rebecca           1729/A     0     0       (406)
    Lipkin, Seth               1797/A     3     1        455 
    Lutts, Tim                 1637       5     4        389      15
    Marshall, Norma            1521       1     9        318      25
    McDonald, Carol            1690      12    24        378      11
    Ryan, Jamie                1737       6     3        420       4
    Sandberg, Stuart           UNR        0     3        273 
    Saul, Steven             - 1753      22     7        422       1
    Sinacola, Chris            1740/A     0     0       (420)
    Spiller, Diana           + 1663       8    10        374      12
    Tripathi, Jaya           - 1602       0     2        331      20
    Wolfberg, Mike             1732      16     7        435       6
    Wood, Betsey             - 1641       2     4        332      13
    Yorra, Wayne               1599       5    13        342      21

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There were 11 players in attendance when we last met on October 16, 2014.

Congratulations to Judy H. for having the high-above-average game last
week, in which she scored 531, 36.9% above her average.

Other high scores: Steven S. 526, Judy H. 507

High losing scores: Chris K. 419 to Joel 459,
                    Mark F. 417 to Diana 450,
                    Steven S. 405 to Diana 447,
                    Diana 403 to Mark F. 430

High rating increase: Judy H. +20

These are the words challenged or considered last week:

LAVO, WOST, DOUTE, BOFFERS, GLARIER, POOFIER, MOMENTAL, POISONER, TRIPLERS,
UNPOOLED, WEIRDOES
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
(OVAL), WOST (STOW SWOT TOWS TWOS WOTS), (OUTED), GLARIER, POISONER
(SNOOPIER SPOONIER), WEIRDOES (DOWERIES)

At last weekend's annual Lake George, NY Tourney:

 In the 8-game Early Bird #1:
  In 8-player Div. 1: Richard (seeded 4th) won, lower half: Mike W.
  In 8-player Div. 2: Carol McD. won, lower half: Tim

 In the 5-game OWL Early Bird #2:
  In 8-player Div. 1: Mike W. 4th
  In 8-player Div. 2: Carol McD. (seeded 8th) was 3rd
  In 8-player Div. 3: lower half: Tim

 In the 5-game Collins Early Bird:
  In the 10-player Div.: Richard (seeded 5th) was 4th

 In the 15-game OWL Main Event:
  In 28-player Div. 1: Seth 11th, lower half: Joel, Mike W.
  In 28-player Div. 2: Judy C. 3rd, Judy H. 8th, Carol McD. 9th
  In 28-player Div. 3: lower half: Wayne, Tim
  In 28-player Div. 4: Megan (seeded 13th) was 9th, Marvin 10th

 In the 15-game Collins Main Event:
  In the 24-player Div.: Richard (seeded 9th) was 6th,
                         Brad W. 8th,
                         Carl (seeded 13th) was 10th,
                         lower half: Thomas
   Of special note, the winner was young Matthew O'Connor with 14-1 +1774.
   Also, Jason Broersma said he played the Collins word OPGEFOK.

 In the Saturday night Trivia Competition:
  The team with Judy C. and Brad W. and others won, and
  the team with the Horns and Mike W. and others were 2nd.

Winter is directing four Collins tourneys in Cambridge in October and
November. These are sanctioned and rated by WGPO; you need not be a WGPO
member (which is free) to participate. See:  http:// WordGamePlayers.org

Our club web site: http://LSC.wolfberg.net or via http://ScrabbleClub.com

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