Scrabble Australia
Australian Masters and State Team Challenge 2018
Contenders

Selective events 2018

The event

Twenty of the top players will play the Australian Masters as a round robin in September 2018.
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 23.08.2017 plus 3 reserves from each state.

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Australian
Masters
State
Challenge
Contender Q Stat
23.08.2017
Games Peak (games)
May-Aug
Peak (games)
Sep-Dec
Peak (games)
Jan-Apr
1 MDavid Eldar (VIC) 2132.000
2 MAlastair Richards (QLD) 2055.000
3 MChris May (NSW) 2017.0016 2017 (16)
4 MAndrew Fisher (VIC) 2015.0013 2015 (13)
5 MEdward Okulicz (NSW) 2002.0034 2002 (34)
6 MDiyath Visidagamage (VIC) 2000.000
7 MPeter Kougi (VIC) 1966.000
8 MNaween Fernando (VIC) 1960.000
9 MRichard Jeremy (ACT) 1946.000
11 MDaniel Piechnick (SA) 1912.0033 1912 (33)
12 MCameron Farlow (QLD) 1898.008 1898 (8)
13 MTrevor Halsall (VIC) 1887.0037 1887 (37)
14 MMichael McKenna (ACT) 1865.000
15 MJulian McKail (VIC) 1863.000
16 MAnand Bharadwaj (VIC) 1849.000
17 MEsther Perrins (NSW) 1846.0018 1846 (18)
18 MRod Talbot (NSW) 1839.0086 1839 (86)
19 MJoanne Craig (NSW) 1825.0062 1825 (62)
20 MRyan Sutton (NSW) 1820.0049 1820 (49)
1 QLDKristian Saether (QLD) 1811.000
1 NSWBob Jackman (NSW) 1782.0033 1782 (33)
1 VICNick Ivanovski (VIC) 1765.0044 1765 (44)
1 SAMichael Cameron (SA) 1761.0026 1761 (26)
2 VICMichael Hornung (VIC) 1754.000
2 NSWWayne Jones (NSW) 1733.0025 1733 (25)
2 QLDRon Baginski (QLD) 1729.000
3 VICMythili Rudra (VIC) 1718.0031 1718 (31)
2 SATrevor Tao (SA) 1713.0036 1713 (36)
3 SASimon Walton (SA) 1711.000
3 NSWRael Hayman (NSW) 1703.0040 1703 (40)
Adam Kretschmer (SA4) 1698.0031 1698 (31)
Rocky Sharma (NSW4) 1682.0035 1682 (35)
1 TASDianne Brumby (TAS) 1680.0024 1680 (24)
Victor Tung (NSW5) 1676.0026 1676 (26)
Jimmy Scarff (VIC4) 1671.0024 1671 (24)
Tony Hunt (NSW6) 1660.0048 1660 (48)
3 QLDRyan Anderson (QLD) 1644.0014 1644 (14)
Sue Kyatt (VIC5) 1643.006 1643 (6)
2 TASStephen Mooney Purse(TAS) 1633.0014 1633 (14)
Jason Stockdale (VIC6) 1628.000
Barry Jordan (SA5) 1625.0054 1625 (54)
Jane Taylor (SA6) 1615.0066 1615 (66)
Karen Richards (QLD4) 1614.0032 1614 (32)
1 ACTJohn Spaan (ACT) 1612.0018 1612 (18)
Helen Hynes (QLD5) 1585.0014 1585 (14)
3 TASBarry Argent (TAS) 1579.000
Quentin Abbott (QLD6) 1577.000
2 ACTNoel Barrett (ACT) 1575.0068 1575 (68)
Martin Rose (TAS4) 1571.0021 1571 (21)
3 ACTJohn Hamilton (ACT) 1469.0025 1469 (25)
Alex Boiko (ACT4) 1463.0026 1463 (26)
Khen Meerding (TAS5) 1457.0021 1457 (21)
Marie London (TAS6) 1388.000
Tony Williams (ACT5) 1377.0058 1377 (58)
Madeleine Emerson (ACT6) 1353.000

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