Tuesday, November 25, 2014

2014 SCRABBLE® Champions Tournament

Contents:
  • SCT 2014 Details
  • Complete Results after 24 Rounds Preliminaries
  • Quarterfinals Results
  • Semifinals Results
  • Finals Game 1
  • Finals Game 2
  • Finals Game 3
  • Finals Game 4

SCT 2014 Details:
Venue: London, England
Dates: Nov. 19-23, 2014
No. of Players: 108
Dictionary: CSW12
Challenge Rule: 5-Point Penalty
Winner: Craig Beevers
Runner-Up: Chris Lipe
Top Prize: £3,000
Format:
The tournament began with a 24-rounds preliminary over a period of three days, whose top eight players contested a best-of-three quarterfinal, then best-of-five semifinal and the remaining two players battled to a best-of-five final.

Complete Results after 24 Rounds Preliminaries
Rank
Name
Home
W-L
Spread
1
Craig Beevers
England
19.0-5.0
820
2
David Eldar
Australia
18.0-6.0
902
3
Adam Logan
Canada
17.0-7.0
1471
4
Dave Wiegand
United States
17.0-7.0
1298
5
Brett Smitheram
England
17.0-7.0
1217
6
Chris May
Australia
17.0-7.0
1033
7
Chris Lipe
United States
16.0-8.0
996
8
Alastair Richards
Australia
16.0-8.0
909
9
Peter Armstrong
United States
16.0-8.0
539
10
John OLaughlin
United States
15.0-9.0
1436
11
Nigel Richards
New Zealand
15.0-9.0
1147
12
Vannitha Balasingam
Malaysia
15.0-9.0
874
13
Waseem Khatri
Pakistan
15.0-9.0
727
14
Theresa Brousson
Malta
15.0-9.0
651
15
Calum Edwards
England
15.0-9.0
558
16
Paul Allan
England
15.0-9.0
353
17
Rik Kennedy
Northern Ireland
14.5-9.5
603
18
Leslie Charles
Trinidad and Tobago
14.5-9.5
394
19
Lewis Mackay
England
14.0-10.0
985
20
Stefan Rau
United States
14.0-10.0
961
21
Azu Ogbogu
Nigeria
14.0-10.0
923
22
Austin Shin
England
14.0-10.0
910
23
Joel Wapnick
Canada
14.0-10.0
718
24
Piotr Andronowski
Scotland
14.0-10.0
693
25
Jesse Day
United States
14.0-10.0
525
26
Terry Kirk
England
14.0-10.0
332
27
Evans Clinchy
United States
14.0-10.0
195
28
Jesse Matthews
Canada
14.0-10.0
174
29
Phil Robertshaw
England
14.0-10.0
-39
30
Suresh Thevakumar Samuel Chinnaiyah
Sri Lanka
14.0-10.0
-101
31
Evan Berofsky
Canada
13.5-10.5
879
32
Cecilia Le
United States
13.0-11.0
777
33
Joanne Craig
New Zealand
13.0-11.0
666
34
Robert Linn
United States
13.0-11.0
553
35
Jason Keller
United States
13.0-11.0
496
36
Gerald Carter
Thailand
13.0-11.0
488
37
Marty Gabriel
United States
13.0-11.0
486
38
Elie Dangoor
England
13.0-11.0
399
39
Irfan Siddiqui
Bahrain
13.0-11.0
365
40
Jared Robinson
England
13.0-11.0
348
41
David Koenig
United States
13.0-11.0
226
42
Ben Withers
United States
13.0-11.0
199
43
Neil Scott
Scotland
13.0-11.0
186
44
Mohammad Sulaiman
United Arab Emirates
13.0-11.0
155
45
Nuala O'Rourke
Northern Ireland
13.0-11.0
-105
46
Michael Akonor
Ghana
12.0-12.0
905
47
Alex Tan
Malaysia
12.0-12.0
666
48
Jim Kramer
United States
12.0-12.0
363
49
Ze Tristan
South Africa
12.0-12.0
334
50
Penny Downer
Wales
12.0-12.0
5
51
Rafal Dominiczak
Poland
12.0-12.0
-44
52
Karen Richards
Australia
12.0-12.0
-77
53
Ewa Kondracka
Poland
12.0-12.0
-192
54
Steve Perry
England
12.0-12.0
-254
55
John Barker
Australia
12.0-12.0
-285
56
Ross Mackenzie
Scotland
12.0-12.0
-317
57
Graham Haigh
England
12.0-12.0
-359
58
Rodney Romany
Trinidad and Tobago
12.0-12.0
-481
59
Ian Coventry
England
12.0-12.0
-482
60
Barry Grossman
England
12.0-12.0
-659
61
Mohamed Kamara
Sierra Leone
12.0-12.0
-948
62
David Delicata
Malta
12.0-12.0
-1063
63
Odette Carmina Rio
Philippines
11.5-12.5
360
64
Wayne Kelly
England
11.5-12.5
130
65
Fred Magu
Kenya
11.5-12.5
-407
66
Donna Stanton
England
11.0-13.0
734
67
David Webb
England
11.0-13.0
435
68
Diane Pratesi
England
11.0-13.0
-79
69
Kwaku Sapong
Ghana
11.0-13.0
-80
70
Matthew Pinner
England
11.0-13.0
-112
71
Moizullah Baig
Pakistan
11.0-13.0
-131
72
Tim Adamson
United States
11.0-13.0
-207
73
Steve Polatnick
United States
11.0-13.0
-263
74
Jin Chor Tan
Malaysia
11.0-13.0
-279
75
Toke Aka
Nigeria
11.0-13.0
-335
76
David Holmes
England
11.0-13.0
-460
77
Nicky Huitson
England
11.0-13.0
-671
78
Maurice McParland
Ireland
11.0-13.0
-685
79
Scott Jackson
United States
10.5-13.5
-94
80
Sandy Nang
United States
10.5-13.5
-778
81
Becky Dyer
United States
10.0-14.0
307
82
Chris Cummins
Scotland
10.0-14.0
181
83
Abdullah Abbasi
Pakistan
10.0-14.0
-4
84
Simon Gillam
Scotland
10.0-14.0
-180
85
Cicely Bruce
New Zealand
10.0-14.0
-190
86
John Mayhew
England
10.0-14.0
-406
87
Rowan Callaghan
England
10.0-14.0
-643
88
Dan Sandu
Romania
10.0-14.0
-748
89
Terry Kang Rau
United States
10.0-14.0
-802
90
Gunnar Andersson
Sweden
10.0-14.0
-875
91
Neil Rowley
England
10.0-14.0
-897
92
Anlaug Frydenlund
Norway
10.0-14.0
-960
93
Cornelia Guest
United States
10.0-14.0
-1232
94
Natalie Zolty
England
9.5-14.5
-329
95
Ruth MacInerney
England
9.5-14.5
-449
96
Beverley Robertshaw
England
9.0-15.0
-68
97
Mutua Ngundi
Kenya
9.0-15.0
-84
98
Walker Willingham
United States
9.0-15.0
-148
99
Mauro Pratesi
Italy
9.0-15.0
-264
100
Catalin Caba
Romania
9.0-15.0
-609
101
Ying Ming Poh
Singapore
9.0-15.0
-1024
102
Sumbul Siddiqui
England
9.0-15.0
-1223
103
Paul Spies
South Africa
7.0-17.0
-1271
104
Warodom Geamsakul
Japan
7.0-17.0
-1382
105
H Hardiyanto
Indonesia
6.0-18.0
-3126
106
Sharon Sorensen
Australia
5.0-19.0
-1428
107
Mikolaj Szymanski
Poland
5.0-19.0
-1690
108
Viliam Snabel
Slovakia
3.0-21.0
-2668

Quarterfinal Results
Players
Country
1
2
3
Remarks
Craig Beevers
UK
331
491
478
Advanced to the Semis
Alastair Richards
Australia
497
399
415







Dave Wiegand
USA
423
472
-
Advanced to the Semis
Brett Smitheram
UK
404
373
-







David Eldar
Australia
369
367
-

Chris Lipe
USA
525
433
-
Advanced to the Semis






Adam Logan
Canada
424
358
454
Advanced to the Semis
Chris May
Australia
369
534
334



Craig Beevers vs. Alastair Richards
Dave Wiegand vs. Brett Smitheram
David Eldar vs. Chris Lipe
Chris May vs. Adam Logan
(Note: Photos courtesy of Evans Clinchy)

Semifinal Results
Players
Country
1
2
3
4
5
Remarks
Craig Beevers
UK
440
395
320
422
510
Advanced to the Finals
Dave Wiegand
USA
385
448
433
378
395









Adam Logan
Canada
286
384
484
486
443

Chris Lipe
USA
504
529
386
375
562
Advanced to the Finals

Finals 
Game 1

Game 2

Game 3

Game 4

Final Results:
Players
Country
1
2
3
4
5
Remarks
Craig Beevers
UK
403
524
464
438
-
Champion
Chris Lipe
USA
389
419
509
414
-
Runner-up

Bracket Summary:

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