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2004 National SCRABBLE® Championship Photos: Round 8

[ Congratulations to the new National Champion, Trey Wright, who defeated David Gibson in three straight games, 365-328, 355-344 and 429-328. Please tune in to ESPN to watch the final games at 1 P.M. ET on Sunday, October 3rd, 2004. We welcome your e-mailed corrections to our web site. ]

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Division 2's Jeff Fiszbein (South Lyon, MI) puts down a play in his game with Bob Lundegaard (Minneapolis, MN).

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Gary Cleaveland (Carolina Beach, NC) vs. Scott Davies (Pearland, TX), Division 2

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Division 4's Eugene Murray (Indianapolis, IN).

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Part of the Marriott team that made our event so successful: Rob Hicks and Andy Hearty.

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Division 6's Daniel Gerling (Austin, TX).

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Mr. 8-0! Jon Rumzis (Chandler, AZ) at the head of the Division 7 pack!

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Division 7's Anna Rahman (Cincinnati, OH) in deep concentration.

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Jason Oppenheim (Seminole, FL) in midgame thought, Division 7.

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Michelle Davis (Fort Worth, TX) defeats Toni Douglas (Atlanta, GA), 344-305, Division 3. See commentary.

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Division 1's Amnuay Ploysangngam (Thailand) (seated left) goes over a tied endgame with Komol Panyasophonlert (Thailand). Countrymen Panupol Sujjayakorn (Thailand), Charnwit Sukhumrattanaporn (Thailand), and Chrisn Thivavarnvongs (Thailand), look on. See commentary.

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Division 1's Amnuay Ploysangngam (Thailand) vs. Komol Panyasophonlert (Thailand). Tied at 341. See commentary.

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As the lights come up at the screening of "Word Wars."

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Eric Chaikin (West Hollywood, CA), one of "Word Wars" producers and the moving energy behind the documentary, conducts a question & answer session after the screening of his film. It was very well received.

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Another "Word Wars" crowd shot. Every seat was filled!

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Joel Sherman (Bronx, NY) joins the Q&A and answers questions about his musical training.

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Lisa Kessler (Toronto ON), Vinnette Francis (Scarborough ON), Ray Francis (Pickering ON),and Karen Francis (Pickering ON). Toronto-area players enjoying New Orleans.

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Rod MacNeil (Londonderry, NH) and John Ezekowitz (Boston, MA). Though they live one state apart, they see each other often at tournaments and some club sessions.

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