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September 28th 2019
Six NSW Players will be representing Australia at the upcoming World Scrabble Championship in Goa, India. They are John Holgate, Tony Hunt, Victor Tung, Graeme Lock Lee, Wayne Jones and Bob Jackman. A seventh NSW player, Joanne Craig, will be representing New Zealand. The event will be held from 16th to 19th October.
Our three newest clubs are Moulamein (west of Deniliquin), Bundanoon in the Southern Highlands and MacArthur meeting at Leumeah. Nambucca Heads, which had been operating for many years, and Newtown Clubs are now closed. Details of all 46 active clubs can be found on the NSW club Directory Accessible from this page.
The Tri-State Challenge will again be held in June is 2020, over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd May. The Winter Challenge and Winter Masters will be run as a combined event in late July and Sydney will host the Australian masters and State Challenge on n12tha nd 13th September 2020, with venue to be decided.
The Scrabble NSW Committee has taken the decision to stage the 2021 Nationals at the Bankstown Sports Club. This is a popular venue for interstate players and local players alike, given its proximity to the airport, closeness to railway station, on site accommodation, abundant parking and plethora of eateries, both within the club and in the immediate Bankstown area.
The annual Matchplay competitions have been completed with Chris May taking out Division A and Monica Dwyer taking out division B, both finals being decided last Sunday. Full results can be found by following the Matchplay links below.
The three-day NSW Championship will be played at Waitara from the 5th. The AGM will take place at lunchtime on the Sunday, and there will be a concurrent one-day Junior Open on the Monday. Following the Championship, tournaments have been scheduled in Burwood, Empire Bay, Nowra, Ourimbah, Sutherland and Bundanoon. Full details for our events can be found on the NSW Tournament Calendar accessible from this page.