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2004 National SCRABBLE® Championship Photos: Round 20

[ 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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Photo 20-001

NSA webmaster John J. Chew III, sits beside the bank of computer operators who meticulously comb through each scorecard with division leaders during lunch. Division 1 leader Bonnie Rudolph works with Fleurette Turkenkopf, division 2 leader Mary Rhoades works with Howard Turkenkopf, Director of Operations Laura Klein works on division 3's cards with Tony Wilson, Division 4 leader Bryan Pepper works with Ashvin Shah, Division 5 leader Wendell Smith works with William Saines, and Christina Coughlin works with Division 7 leader John Robertson (Division 6 leader, Matt Hopkins, will work with Christina in a few minutes as she is responsible for data entry for the bottom two divisions).

Photo 20-002

Division 1's Paul Sidorsky (Calgary AB) defeats John Hart (Portland, OR), 453-359. See commentary.

Photo 20-003

Division 3's Scott Kitchen (Bridgewater, NJ) defeats Donna McDonough (Clackamas, OR), 529-287. See commentary.

Photo 20-004

Division 1's Jason Katz-Brown (Richmond, CA) defeated Chuck Armstrong (Saline, MI), 429-307.

Photo 20-005

Division 1's Charnwit Sukhumrattanaporn (Thailand) defeated Trey Wright (Los Angeles, CA). 435-405. See commentary.

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