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Australian Records (All-Time Best)


All of these records were achieved during officially rated ASPA tournaments.

Category

Record

Details
Highest game score 764
Russell Honeybun (WA) 26.08.2007 (vs Joy Deans)
735 Alastair Richards (Qld) 08.10.2012
play through game
732 Chris May (NSW) 22.07.2012
play through game
720 Ryan Anderson (Qld) 08.08.2009 (vs Patti Ashwin)
706 Naween Fernando (Vic) 11.01.2009 (vs Dawn Browning)
699 Alastair Richards (Qld) 04.06.2012
698 Chris May (NSW) 14.10.2006 (vs Greg Pinchbeck)
Final board position
689 Bob Jackman (NSW),26.3.2005 (vs John Hayes)
Final board position &scoresheet
688 Joan Rosenthal (NSW),6.7.2002 (vs Chris May)
Final board position & scoresheet
685 Norma Engel (Vic) 17.01.2010
Chris May (NSW) 30.01.2011
684 Naween Fernando (Vic) 27.12.2005
679 Edward Okulicz (NSW) 12.09.2010
677 Peter Kougi (Vic) 25.04.2011
676 Daniel Piechnick (SA) 26.08.2012
675 David Eldar (Vic) 09.06.2008 vs Trevor Halsall
Final board position & scoresheet
674 Edward Okulicz (NSW) 29.11.2006
Russell Honeybun (WA) 28.08.2011
673 Cameron Farlow (Qld) 12.05.2013
Daniel Piechnick (SA) 15.12.2013
671 Richard Jeremy (ACT) 04.11.2012
Naween Fernando (Vic) 20.10.2013
668 Trevor Halsall (Vic) 22.07.2012
667 Esther Perrins (NSW) 13.06.2011
665 Bob Jackman (NSW), 5.10.1996
664 Andrew Fisher (Vic) 29.01.2012
Michael McKenna (NSW) 28.09.2013
663 Anne Drew (Qld), 3.5.2003 (vs Andrew Hamblin)
Final board position & scoresheet
661 Richard Jeremy (ACT) 01.08.2010
Highest combined score

1099

582-517, Carmel Dodd (SA) & Karen Richards (NSW), 25.01.2009
1092 720-372, Ryan Anderson (Qld) & Patti Ashwin (Qld) 08.08.2009
1077 599-478, Andrew Fisher (Vic) & Simon Walton (NSW) 29.01.2012
1073 618-455, Trevor Halsall (Vic) & Julian McKail (Vic) 10.04.2011
1068 621-447, David Lowden (SA) & Gillian Briggs (SA) 22.7.2007
1065 608-457, Russell Honeybun (WA) & Carolyn Watt (WA) 07.11.2010
548-517, Michael Cameron (SA) & Carmel Dodd (SA) 13.01.2013
1063 632-431, John Holgate (NSW) & Peter Shaw (NSW), 12.2001
1055 569-486, Roger Blom (Vic) & Carmel Dodd (SA), 21.10.2000
1054 591-463, David Eldar (Vic) & Esther Perrins (NSW), 13.09.2008

1051

621-430, Andrew Hamblin (Qld) & Ron Baginski (Qld), 4.5.2002
Highest losing score

517

Karen Richards (NSW) vs 582, Carmel Dodd (SA) 25.01.2009
Carmel Dodd (SA) vs 548, Michael Cameron (SA) 13.01.2013
515
Peter Kougi (Vic) vs Andrew Fisher (Vic) 539; 11.06.2012
510
Jayden Kuhne (Vic) vs 523, Norma Fisher (Vic) 10.01.2010
504
John Holgate (NSW) vs 508, Carmel Dodd (SA) 17.07.2011
502
Michael Cameron (SA) vs 504, Stephen Blick (Vic) 24.3.2008
498
Andrew Hamblin (Qld) vs. 517, Edward Okulicz (Qld), 17.2.2002
492
Edward Okulicz (NSW) vs 513, Chris May (NSW), 5.3.2006
491 Paul Richards (NSW) vs 497, Kerry Constable (ACT), 28.7.2007
490 Anne Drew (Qld) vs 550, John Holgate (NSW), 8.1.2005

489

Trevor Halsall (Vic) vs 490, Barbara Berlin (Vic) 30.3.2003
Naween Fernando (Vic) vs 520, Michael Hornung (Vic) 15.1.2006
Largest game margin 521 764-243, Russell Honeybun (WA) vs. Joy Deans (WA) 26.08.2007
469 640-171, Adam Kretschmer (SA) vs Michael Vnuk (SA) 22.01.2012
447 689-242 Bob Jackman (NSW) vs. John Hayes (Tas), 26.3.2005
435 688-253, Joan Rosenthal (NSW) vs. Chris May (NSW), 6.7.2002
434 673-239, Cameron Farlow (Qld) vs David More (Qld), 12.05.2013
432 684-252, Naween Fernando (Vic) vs Geoff Wright (Vic), 20.11.2011
422 607-185, Delys Carbon (WA) vs Bill Levi (WA), 28.12.2005
421 685-264, Norma Engel (Vic) vs Carole Eden (Vic), 17.01.2010
646-225, Carmel Dodd (SA) vs Pat Hudson (SA), 07.03.2010
419 698-279, Chris May (NSW) vs Greg Pinchbeck (NSW), 14.10.2006
414 611-197, Paul Richards (Qld) vs Peter Lavings (Qld), 22.10.2005
413
641-228, Joyce Browett (SA) vs Pam Chismon (SA), 19.7.1998
535-122, Tony Kalayzich (NSW) vs Diana Field (NSW), 22.10.2005
Highest drawn game

474

Steve Sunter (Vic) vs. Lynne Butler (NZ) 26.11.2000

468

David Eldar (Vic) vs Naween Fernando (Vic) 28.12.2008

461

Kerry Constable (ACT) vs Rod Talbot (NSW) 11.2.2006
John Holgate (NSW) vs Ryan Sutton (NSW) 16.03.2013

455

Norma Fisher (Vic) vs Harry Malcolm (Vic) 6.11.2005

452

Ryan Anderson (Qld) vs Martin Waterworth (Qld) 04.08.2012
Most bonus words in a game

6

Bob Jackman (NSW), 5.10.1996
BEVOMITS, CREATIVE, ESCOLAR, ONWARDS, APERIES, MINIATES (Game score 665)

6

Andrew Fisher (Vic), 19.2.2003
DUBIOUS, PRIORATE, QUINTAIN, NONGOLFER, ASHAMED, SEMANTIC (Game score 642)

6

Anne Drew (Qld), 3.5.2003 SAUTOIR, DISPOSAL, EXODIsT (opening 3 moves), then later
CHAssEUR, ELEVONS, OUTWEARY consecutively (Game score 663)
6
Edward Okulicz (Qld) 15.11.2003
ANVILLED, ANSATED, MEIONITE, TIERCeTS, SIDEWAYS, PEREGALS (Game score 637)
6
Edward Okulicz (ACT) 1.5.2004
BANKERS, EBONISE, LISENTE, ETOURDI, PATIENCES, TRIUNES

6

Karen Richards (WA), 20.6.2004
SPEARED, DIGITIZE, TITMOUSE (opening 3 moves),
MOUTHING, WAINAGES, RELENTED (Game score 606)

6

Bob Jackman (NSW), 26.3.2005
TRIBUTE, WORTHIEr, GOLLOPED, SYRINGE, FOrElAIN, LEGATION (Game score 689)
6
Michael Hornung (Vic), 4.7.2005
AUNTIES, LATENTS, TARRIED, DEFOREST, LEVIRATE, VERSION (Game score 582)
6
Carol Johnsen (Vic) 11.9.2005
SEATING, AROUSED, OVERACT, RESPITE, NOTABLY, REMOVES
6
Chris May (NSW) 14.10.2006
COHEIRS, CONDORES, MAUSOLEA, BANTERED, NITRATED, INFLATE (Game score 698)
6
Glenys Lawrie (WA) 2.12.2007
EBONITES, ORNATEST, ITERATED, OUTNAME, PIRACIES, DONARIES
6
Esther Perrins (NSW) 12.04.2009
SPRINTS, ERASION, ELATIVE, ASTELIES, CHINKING, HEADMEN
6 Chris May (NSW) 30.01.2011
UNITIVE, mATU(T)INE, PACKETE(D), SQUARED, VESTALS, (D)EcIDING
6 Norma Fisher (Vic) 26.06.2011
OBELISE, EQUALED, FLUORINE, DIRTIEST, WOMANISE, POTTAGE
6 Naween Fernando (Vic) 26.06.2011
PAGANISE, RECONVEY, PLAINISH, UNDERLET, DECIDUA, WIFTIER
6 Trevor Halsall (Vic) 14.08.2011
CYTOSInE, DIABETIC, DARNINGS, SHORTIA, BANDEROL, PEANUTs
6 Tony Hunt (NSW) 28.08.2011
ArEOLATE, REDWING, SALICETA, HEMLINE, EUROKIES, DIOPTERs
6 Naween Fernando (Vic) 12.08.2012
READMIT, HEATINGS, nOUNIEST, PINASTER, EDUCTOR, UROD(EL)ANs
6 Alastair Richards (Qld) 26.08.2012
BONDA(G)ES, VAU(N)TIER, G(E)LATINE, PA(N)BROIL, HASTENE(D), RETsINA
6 Adam Kretschmer (SA) 14.07.2013
ENACTOR, PLATERS, aNDIR(O)NS, BOXIEST, BANGERS, DE(B)UTINg
6 Sally Martin (WA) 03.06.2013
MIAOWED, FRESHEN, INJECTOR, HONDLES
6 Bob Jackman (NSW) 10.11.2013
DENATURE, DOMINEES, VIGOROSO, ZINCKIER
Most consecutive bonus words by an individual in a game 5 John Holgate (NSW), 5.3.2003; ATREsIA, AUDIENT, dISLIMB, NEGATIVE, REFUGED
Glenys Lawrie (WA) 2.12.2007; EBONITES, ORNATEST, ITERATED, OUTNAME, PIRACIES
Edward Okulicz (NSW) 23.08.2010; AVIFORM, M(A)GNETON, REPaCKS, URALITE, DOWAGe(R)S;
Highest average score 553 Ryan Anderson (Qld) 08.08.2009 (7 games)
533 Alastair Richards (Qld) 24.10.2012 (7 games)
507 Paul Cleary (NSW) 10.03.2002 (8 games)
Alastair Richards (NSW) 31.07.2011 (8 games)
502 Naween Fernando (Vic) 18.3.2007
501
Andrew Fisher (Vic) 19.08.2012 (7 games)
Nawapadol Sayavesa (OS) 28.10.2012 (7 games)
500
David Eldar (Vic) 22.08.2010 (7 games)
499
Edward Okulicz (NSW) 01.02.2009 (11 games)
Alastair Richards (NSW) 31.07.2011 (8 games)
Daniel Piechnick (SA) 15.12.2013 (9 games)
498
David Eldar (Vic) 4.7.2005 (5 games)
Russell Honeybun (WA) 01.05.2011 (7 games)
497
Russell Honeybun (WA) 07.11.2010 (7 games)
David Eldar (Vic) 20.02.2011 (7 games)
496
Andrew Fisher (Vic) 19.9.2005 (4 games)
Alastair Richards (NSW) 30.07.2011 (8 games)
Daniel Piechnick (SA) 27.10.2013 (5 games)
Highest average margin 222 Ryan Anderson (Qld) 08.08.2009 (7 games)
206 Naween Fernando (Vic), 6 games, 1238 total margin, 6.2.2000
203 Daniel Piechnick (SA) 30.01.2011 (5 games)
Highest word

302

CRAZIEST, Carol Hudson (WA), 04.06.2012
284 ELOQUENT, Ruth Fewings (Vic), 5.7.1986
SLEAZIER, Joanne Craig (NSW), 10.6.2002
257 ACQUIGHT, Chris May (NSW), 19.7.2009
239 SPECKING, Fifi Lefebvre (WA), 20.11.2011
CHEEKIER, Edie Mueller (WA) 01.04.2013
232 CRAZIEST, Sue Kyatt (Vic), 27.7.2003
230 MARQUISE, Ivy Nicholls (Tas), 28-29.10.2000
223 DAFFIEST, Alistair Kane (Vic), 23-24.7.1994
Highest play, non-triple-triple 164
BEZIQUES, Jason Stockdale (Vic) 28.12.2006
154 FEAZING, Jenny Coetzee (WA) 05.02.2012
153 ZOUAVES, John Holgate (NSW) 15-17.4.1995
150 SQUISHY, Grace De Bonis (WA) 3.10.2004
146 SQUEEZY, Beryl Bell (WA), 10.6.2001
SQUEEZES, Marge Roberts (WA), 31.8.2003
144 QUAVERS, June Valentine (Vic), 8.4.1996
141 FUZZIER, Julie Schuurmans (Qld), 21.3.1999
Highest word (non-bonus) 171
REQUI(RE)D Graeme Lock Lee (NSW) 7.4.2007
153
ITCHWEED, Michael McKenna (NSW) 20.03.2010
144
EX(PAN)DER Teresa Dean (SA) 12.6.2005
135
PR(EF)ECTS Edward Okulicz (ACT) 16.10.2004
126
RE(PLAY)ED, Derek McKenzie (Qld), 8.9.1996
LIFE(BOA)T, Tony Hunt (NSW), 16.06.2012
Longest word

14

UN[(COMPUTER)ISED], Russell Honeybun (WA) 21.9.2008
Highest opening play 124 BEZIQUE, JoanRosenthal (NSW)7.1997
BEZIQUE, Sally Martin (WA) 21.11.2004
116 ZANJERO, Russell Honeybun (WA), 25.5.2003
114 SQUEEZE, Peter Bauer (Vic), 22.7.2000
QUICKEN, Ian Hoffman (Qld), 24.2.2002
Longest Winning Streak
- National Championships
17 Edward Okulicz (Qld), Melbourne, April 2001. First 17 games.
12 Bob Jackman (NSW), Sydney, April 1999. First 12 games.
Andrew Fisher (Vic), Perth, April 2009, games 10-21
Longest Winning Streak
- Any Tournaments
26 Steve Sunter (Vic) 1989. Last 8 games, Australian Championships, Perth. All 6 games, Dandenong Championships. All 12 games, Victorian Championships. (This streak followed previous 9 wins plus one loss at National Championships, i.e. 35 wins from 36 games).
26 Edward Okulicz (ACT), 2004. Last 4 games at the NSW/Vic Border Challenge (2.5.2004); all 14 games at the Mindbenders, Qld; first 8 games at the Victorian Championships (12.6.2004)
24 David Eldar (Vic). Last 7 games, National Championships - Open 21.4.2003; All 16 games, Vic Championships, Int/Rec, 7-8.6. 2003; First game, Queen Victoria Derby, 9.6.2003.
Oldest Tournament player 98 years
WORLD
RECORD
Bil Rose (Vic) Date of birth: 21 January 1905. Died: 5 Sept 2003.
Bil was the official holder in the Guinness Book of Records as being the oldest consistent competitor in tournament Scrabble in the world.
ASPA Australian Scrabble® Players Association (ASPA)
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 18 January 2014