Friday, May 15, 2009

Top 8 UAE Qualifiers for the Gulf Scrabble Tourney (GST) Known

From Left: Akshay, Ralph, Leo, Ronald, Selwyn, Makbul, Nikhil and Robins


Results after game 7
MAY 15, 2009 -- EXPERT
Rank Player Wins Mar

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(THE UAE TEAM)
1 Selwyn Lobo 6 489
2 Ronald Credo 5 482
3 Akshay Bhandarkar 5 477
4 Leo Capuno 5 411
5 Robins Magaki 5 326
6 Makbul Manji 5 6
7 Ralph Lobo 4 654
8 Nikhil Soneja 4 166

RESERVES

9 Zahid Khan 4 107
10 Madhu Soneja 4 1

11 Tom Isherwood 4 -113
12 Waseem Baig 4 -129
13 Roopa Bhat Jacob 3 9
14 Kushan Simeon 3 -36
15 Eric Kinderman 3 -70
16 Jo Mcgowan 3 -112
17 Alice El Ghawi 3 -293
18 Vineet Gangal 2 -24
19 Joseph Khan 2 -290
20 Preethi Ramanan 1 -450
21 Karen Doiron 1 -526
22 Prithvi Lopez 1 -1085

HIGH GAME: Ralph Lobo 569

The Venue:
Marco Polo Hotel in Deira, U.A.E.


Entrance of The Bombay Restaurant


Lobby of The Bombay Restaurant


Inside the Bombay Restaurant


The Battlefield



Here's the recap of my games:

Round 1 vs. Zahid who came all the way from Al Ain

476-309, Won (1-0)



Round 2 vs. Nikhil

505-331, Won (2-0)



Round 3 vs. Ralph

341-337, Won (3-0)



Round 4 vs. Akshay

382-534, Loss (3-1)



Round 5 vs. Robins

432-448, Loss (3-2)



Round 6 vs. Eric

433-390, Won (4-2)



Round 7 vs. Tom

512-250, won (5-2)



During Lunchbreak:









The Awarding:

4th Place - Leo Capuno 5-2, +411


3rd Place - Akshay Bhandarkar 5-2, +477


Runner-Up - Ronald Credo 5-2, +482


Champion - Selwyn Lobo 6-1, +489

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