Scrabble Australia
Australian Masters and State Team Challenge 2019
Contenders

Selective events 2019

The event

Twenty of the top players will play the Australian Masters as a round robin in September 2019.
At the same time, teams of three players from each of seven states or territories play the State Team Challenge as head-to-head matches.

Rule variation

Masters section has 5 point penalty for each word challenged but correct.

Special Rule:

  1. In the event of a player being absent for one game a forfeit will apply.
  2. Where a player is absent for more than one game, that player cannot resume participation in the tournament and no standby player may be introduced into the tournament.
  3. Where a player is absent for more than one game, any games already played by the no-show/evictee will be voided for the calculation of tournament placings.
  4. Any games already played will be recognised for calculating ratings.
  5. In exceptional circumstances the Tournament Director may consult with the competitors and vary the ruling regarding no-shows

The contenders

The table below shows the teams according to qualification criteria (click here for details) set by the Council of the Australian Scrabble Players Association. It shows the selected teams as at 20.06.2018 plus 3 reserves from each state.

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Australian
Masters
State
Challenge
Contender Q Stat
20.06.2018
Games Peak (games)
May-Aug
Peak (games)
Sep-Dec
Peak (games)
Jan-Apr
1 MDavid Eldar (VIC) 2182.000
2 MEdward Okulicz (NSW) 2010.0015 2010 (15)
3 MTrevor Halsall (VIC) 1977.0018 1977 (18)
4 MChris May (NSW) 1969.0029 1969 (29)
5 MEsther Perrins (NSW) 1949.0018 1949 (18)
6 MNaween Fernando (VIC) 1932.0018 1932 (18)
7 MCameron Farlow (QLD) 1923.008 1923 (8)
8 MDaniel Piechnick (SA) 1916.0015 1916 (15)
9 MAndrew Fisher (VIC) 1891.0018 1891 (18)
10 MPeter Kougi (VIC) 1870.000
11 MJakob Teitelbaum (ACT) 1824.000
12 MJoanne Craig (NSW) 1815.0057 1815 (57)
13 MAnand Bharadwaj (VIC) 1799.0018 1799 (18)
14 MJohn Holgate (NSW) 1793.0044 1793 (44)
17 MAdam Kretschmer (SA) 1776.0019 1776 (19)
18 MMythili Rudra (VIC) 1746.000
19 MRod Talbot (NSW) 1737.0054 1737 (54)
20 MWayne Jones (NSW) 1735.0014 1735 (14)
1 NSWTony Hunt (NSW) 1707.0040 1707 (40)
2 NSWBob Jackman (NSW) 1706.0017 1706 (17)
1 QLDAndrew Hamblin (QLD) 1705.0016 1705 (16)
3 NSWRocky Sharma (NSW) 1704.000
Graeme Lock Lee (NSW4) 1695.0033 1695 (33)
1 SASimon Walton (SA) 1692.000
Victor Tung (NSW5) 1669.007 1669 (7)
1 VICNick Ivanovski (VIC) 1664.0018 1664 (18)
2 QLDHelen Hynes (QLD) 1663.000
2 VICNatasha Podesser (VIC) 1660.0043 1660 (43)
Rael Hayman (NSW6) 1638.0022 1638 (22)
2 SATrevor Tao (SA) 1635.0014 1635 (14)
3 SABarry Jordan (SA) 1619.000
3 QLDRon Baginski (QLD) 1608.008 1608 (8)
1 ACTJohn Spaan (ACT) 1586.0014 1586 (14)
3 VICGeoff Wright (VIC) 1574.0033 1574 (33)
1 TASStephen Mooney Purse(TAS) 1574.000
Jane Taylor (SA4) 1569.0037 1569 (37)
2 ACTJohn Hamilton (ACT) 1568.0017 1568 (17)
2 TASDianne Brumby (TAS) 1557.0018 1557 (18)
Carmel Dodd (SA5) 1556.0018 1556 (18)
Roberta Tait (QLD4) 1550.008 1550 (8)
3 ACTNoel Barrett (ACT) 1545.0028 1545 (28)
Alan Burn (VIC4) 1543.0025 1543 (25)
Dianne Davis (VIC5) 1541.0025 1541 (25)
Julie Brice (QLD5) 1539.000
Antonios Syrigos (SA6) 1537.000
Heather Long (VIC6) 1533.0028 1533 (28)
Karen Richards (QLD6) 1532.0036 1532 (36)
3 TASRos Wilkinson (TAS) 1442.0014 1442 (14)
Alex Boiko (ACT4) 1441.000
Martin Rose (TAS4) 1417.0014 1417 (14)
Margaret Webb (TAS5) 1382.000
Madeleine Emerson (ACT5) 1363.000
Helen Metaxas (TAS6) 1357.000
Tim Reddan (ACT6) 1354.000

Wanderers
Chris May has played 21 games as a player from NSW and 8 games as a player from VIC.
At this stage, Chris May is regarded as representing NSW.

Recently processed:
27.05.2018 BELL WINTER (TAS) New peak for Martin Rose, Ros Wilkinson
02.06.2018 Central Coast (NSW) New peak for Chris May, Edward Okulicz, Bob Jackman, Wayne Jones, Victor Tung
04.06.2018 WA Championship (WA) New peak for Russell Honeybun, Chris Hall, Natasha Podesser, Edie Mueller, Karen Richards
09.06.2018 18vicchamps (VIC) New peak for Trevor Halsall, Esther Perrins, Joanne Craig, Naween Fernando, Andrew Fisher, Anand Bharadwaj, Nick Ivanovski, Natasha Podesser, Alan Burn, Dianne Brumby, Carmel Dodd
10.06.2018 Toowoomba Wound Wobins (QLD) New peak for Andrew Hamblin
16.06.2018 JUNE WGONG (NSW) New peak for Edward Okulicz, Rael Hayman
16.06.2018 SA June 4-4 (SA) New peak for Adam Kretschmer, Trevor Tao