August 19-24, 2005
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2005 National SCRABBLE® Championship Photos: Round 12
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Players from Arizona crowding around the big board.
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Players crowding around both sides of the division 1 message board, looking at standings and pairings. I can identify Michael Baker (Portland, OR), Trey Wright (Van Nuys, CA), Harriette Lakernick (Chicago, IL), Tony Claitor (Orlando, FL), Teresa Schaeffer (Potomac, MD), Jason Katz-Brown (Cambridge, MA), Ian Weinstein (Coral Springs, FL), Jim Nanavati (Burlington ON), and Albert Hahn (Calgary AB).
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Barbara Platt (Sile, NM) and Ruth Sawyer (Austin, TX) at division 5 message board.
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Eric Chaikin (Topanga, CA) and Rebecca Slivka (Seattle, WA) clear off tiles in their division 2 game.
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Mark Pistolese (Hilo, HI) and Gigi Miller (Sparks, NV).
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Carol Kaplan (San Diego, CA) and Nathan Benedict (Tucson, AZ) at their hard-fought-for division 1 board 2 battle.
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Division 1 board 1, Panupol Sujjayakorn (Thailand), annotated by Kristen Chew, vs. Joe Edley (Coram, NY), annotated by Gregg Foster.
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Challenge slip corpses scattered across a WordJudge table.
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Paul Trachtenberg (Huntington Beach, CA) vs. Jessie Jones (Yuma, AZ) and Melissa Routzahn (Crystal Lake, IL) vs. Eric Kinderman (Freehold, NJ) at division 3 top tables.
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Terry Lee (Huntington Beach, CA) and Patricia Hiller (Austin, TX) at the WordJudge machine. One of them wasn't happy to discover that JAX* is not acceptable!
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Division 5's top boards, Maureen Morris (Calgary AB) vs. Anna Miransky (Toronto ON) and Bob Kilpatrick (Washington, DC) vs. Alison Hotten (Santa Cruz, CA).
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Maureen Morris (Calgary AB) vs. Anna Miransky (Toronto ON). See commentary.
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Bob Kilpatrick (Washington, DC) vs. Alison Hotten (Santa Cruz, CA). See commentary.
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[error: no such id: markgarner] vs. a barefoot Nat Gardenswartz (Newton, MA) and Brenda Meyerson (Albuquerque, NM) vs. Aaron Jacobs (Brookline, MA).
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Jesse Day (Arlington, MA) vs. Ken Kasney (Cypress, TX).
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The hatted tables: Dan Lee (Pittsburg, KS) (back) vs. William Barfuss (Los Alamos, NM) and Diane Sonderegger (McKinleyville, CA) vs. Bradley Powell (Davis, CA).
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Top boards in division 6, Sheri Justice (Kansas City, MO) cs. Chad Hopper (Austin, TX) and Marsha Gillis (Huntsville, AL) vs. Lizzy Kate Gray (Santa Cruz, CA).
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Top boards in division 4, Darren Johnson (Bend, OR) vs. Ben Harrison (Cambridge, MA) and Edward De Guzman (Berkeley, CA) vs. Steve Anstandig (Commerce Township, MI).
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Top boards in division 2, Michael Early (Fort Worth, TX) vs. Phil Polsky (New York, NY) and Kevin Rickhoff (Saugus, CA) vs. Dielle Saldanha (Richmond BC). Verna Berg Richards (New York, NY) vs. Judy Levitt (Los Angeles, CA) in the distance.
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Who cares which side is up? An insouciant rack by Kevin Rickhoff (Saugus, CA).
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A 352-point victory: Judy Levitt (Los Angeles, CA) defeats Verna Berg Richards (New York, NY), 544-192. See commentary.
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Mike Frentz (Seattle, WA) vs. Shane Tourtellotte (Westfield, NJ). See commentary.
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Jesse Day (Arlington, MA) s. Ken Kasney (Cypress, TX). See commentary.
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Jim Kramer (Roseville, MN) vs. John Luebkemann (Pineville, NC). See commentary.
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Joe Edley (Coram, NY) deep in an endgame analysis in board 1 loss to Panupol Sujjayakorn (Thailand).
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Steve Hartsman (Brown Deer, WI) vs. Robert Gillis (Owens X Roads, AL). See commentary.