Monday, October 17, 2011

2011 World SCRABBLE® Championship


Contents:

WSC 2011 Details:
Venue: Hilton Hotel, Warsaw, Poland
Dates: Oct. 12-16, 2011
No. of Players: 106
Dictionary: CSW07
Challenge Rule: 5-Point Penalty
Winner: Nigel Richards
Runner-Up: Andrew Fisher
Top Prize: $ 20,000.00
Format:
The tournament began with a 34-round preliminary, whose top two players contested a best-of-five final.

Complete Results:
(Standing after 34 rounds)
1
Richards, Nigel
WSC Runner-Up
25–9
2008
2
Fisher, Andrew
Australia
23–11
1521
3
Nemitrmansuk, Pakorn
World Champion
22–12
1695
4
Wiegand, David
United States
22–12
1555
5
May, Christopher
Australia
22–12
1022
6
Smitheram, Brett
England
22–12
949
7
Panyasophonlert, Komol
Thailand
22–12
939
8
Gallen, Paul
Northern Ireland
21½–12½
638
9
Logan, Adam
Canada
21–13
939
10
Richards, Alastair
Australia
21–13
871
11
Beevers, Craig
England
21–13
696
12
Lipe, Chris
United States
21–13
331
13
Boys, David
Canada
21–13
38
14
Nicholson, Mikki
England
20–14
1480
15
Nyman, Mark
England
20–14
1321
16
Thevenot, Geoff
United States
20–14
842
17
Wee, Ming Hui Hubert
Singapore
20–14
773
18
Gipson, Helen
Scotland
20–14
533
19
Scott, Neil
Scotland
20–14
448
20
Allan, Paul
England
20–14
311
21
Rio, Odette Carmina
Philippines
20–14
39
22
Siriwangso, Marut
Thailand
20–14
24
23
Sulaiman, Mohammad
United Arab Emirates
19½–14½
569
24
Chong, Aaron
Malaysia
19–15
1097
25
Mackay, Lewis
England
19–15
845
26
Warner, Howard
New Zealand
19–15
619
27
Hovelmeier, Trevor Mark
South Africa
19–15
546
28
Holden, Stewart
Northern Ireland
19–15
514
29
Sherman, Joel
United States
19–15
380
30
Simmons, Allan
Scotland
19–15
267
31
Kougi, Peter
Australia
19–15
237
32
Okulicz, Edward
Australia
19–15
-105
33
Toh, Weibin
Singapore
19–15
-156
34
Craig, Joanne
New Zealand
18½–15½
765
35
Wapnick, Joel
Canada
18½–15½
635
36
Delicata, David
Malta
18½–15½
-144
37
Kenas, Mark
United States
18½–15½
-346
38
Whitmarsh, Bradley
United States
18–16
573
39
Fernando, Naween Tharanga
Australia
18–16
545
40
Grover, Udayan
India
18–16
384
41
Rosin, Sam
United States
18–16
350
42
Leah, Tony
Canada
18–16
182
43
Kramer, Jim
United States
18–16
69
44
Rodrigues, Sherwin
India
18–16
40
45
Yeo, Kien Hung
Malaysia
18–16
-206
46
Saldanha, Dean
Canada
18–16
-421
47
Thorogood, Blue
New Zealand
18–16
-465
48
Benedict, Nathan
United States
17½–16½
764
49
Sim, Tony
Singapore
17½–16½
32
50
O'Laughlin, John
United States
17–17
785
51
Martin, Edward
England
17–17
496
52
Saldanha, Dielle
Canada
17–17
448
53
Nderitu, Patrick Gitonga
Kenya
17–17
390
54
Placca, Chrys
Ghana
17–17
313
55
Dominiczak, Rafal
Poland
17–17
308
56
Halsall, Trevor
Australia
17–17
279
57
Weatherhead, Feargal
Ireland
17–17
248
58
Gillam, Simon
Scotland
17–17
22
59
Romany, Rodney
Trinidad and Tobago
17–17
-75
60
Edwards, Calum
England
17–17
-300
60
Litunya, Patrick
Kenya
17–17
-300
62
Koenig, David
United States
17–17
-383
63
Bowman, Brian
United States
16½–17½
724
64
Cree, Chris
United States
16½–17½
47
65
Carter, Gerald
Thailand
16½–17½
-280
66
Robertshaw, Phil
England
16–18
1268
67
Brousson, Theresa
Malta
16–18
785
68
Itthi-Aree, Chollapat
Thailand
16–18
444
69
Purnomo, Ricky
Singapore
16–18
414
70
Ker, Jen Ho
World Youth Champion
16–18
407
71
Cohen, Evan
Israel
16–18
234
72
Ball, Nick
Canada
16–18
190
73
Cohen, Laurie
United States
16–18
133
74
Hirai, Keiichiro
Japan
16–18
85
75
Webb, David
England
16–18
7
76
Gabriel, Marty
United States
16–18
3
77
Koowirat, Thacha
Thailand
16–18
-14
78
Wanniarachchi, Lakshan
Sri Lanka
16–18
-39
79
Early, Dylan
South Africa
16–18
-110
80
Green, Neil
Wales
16–18
-143
81
Bullock, Orlet
Barbados
16–18
-447
82
Iqbal, Wajid
Pakistan
16–18
-585
83
Gruzd, Steven
South Africa
16–18
-606
84
Usakiewicz, Wojciech
Poland
16–18
-656
85
Williams, Gareth
Wales
16–18
-666
86
Khongthanarat, Charnrit
Thailand
16–18
-738
87
Srichawla, Daniel
Thailand
16–18
-1156
88
Butler, Lynne
New Zealand
15½–18½
-798
89
Wieckowski, Zbigniew
Poland
15–19
233
90
Landau, Naomi
Israel
15–19
148
91
Manase, Joshua Otieno
Kenya
15–19
-213
92
Golding, Andrew
Canada
15–19
-248
93
Pieta, Bartosz
Poland
15–19
-318
94
Anthonius, Ferdy
Indonesia
15–19
-501
95
Siddiqui, Irfan
Bahrain
14–20
135
96
Andersson, Gunnar
Sweden
13–21
-1194
97
Pantis, Mihai
Romania
12–22
-391
98
Fernandes, Marie
Oman
12–22
-506
99
Reshamwala, Shakir
Kuwait
12–22
-528
100
Bohbot, Herve
France
11–23
-1925
101
Sosseh, Abraham Ebi
Gambia
10–24
-1332
102
Dundas, Suzanne
Netherlands
10–24
-1876
103
Berger, Ben
Germany, Federal Republic of
8–26
-3620
104
Frydenlund, Anlaug
Norway
5–29
-4457
105
Rodr, Tomas
Czech Republic
3–31
-4584
106
Pastucha, Ivan
Slovakia
1–33
-6100

Best-of-Five Finals:
Andrew Fisher vs. Nigel Richards at WSC 2011 Finals

Game 1:
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WSC 2011 Game 1 Final Board Position: Richards 484-Fisher 427

Game 2
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WSC 2011 Game 2 Final Board Position: Fisher 520- Richards 406

Game 3
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WSC 2011 Game 3 Final Board Position: Richards 459-359

Game 4
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WSC 2011 Game 4 Final Board Position: Fisher 562- Richards 420

Game 5
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WSC 2011 Game 5 Final Board Position: Richards 476-333


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