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 19.08.2018 plus 3 reserves from each state.

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Australian
Masters
State
Challenge
Contender Q Stat
19.08.2018
Games Peak (games)
May-Aug
Peak (games)
Sep-Dec
Peak (games)
Jan-Apr
1 MDavid Eldar (VIC) 2182.000
2 MEdward Okulicz (NSW) 2010.0033 2010 (33)
3 MChris May (NSW) 2008.0047 2008 (47)
4 MTrevor Halsall (VIC) 1977.0030 1977 (30)
5 MEsther Perrins (NSW) 1949.0018 1949 (18)
6 MNaween Fernando (VIC) 1932.0030 1932 (30)
7 MAndrew Fisher (VIC) 1925.0035 1925 (35)
8 MCameron Farlow (QLD) 1923.0016 1923 (16)
9 MDaniel Piechnick (SA) 1916.0026 1916 (26)
10 MPeter Kougi (VIC) 1884.007 1884 (7)
11 MAnand Bharadwaj (VIC) 1830.0028 1830 (28)
13 MJakob Teitelbaum (ACT) 1818.004 1818 (4)
14 MJoanne Craig (NSW) 1815.0057 1815 (57)
15 MJohn Holgate (NSW) 1793.0062 1793 (62)
17 MAdam Kretschmer (SA) 1776.0036 1776 (36)
18 MWayne Jones (NSW) 1762.0039 1762 (39)
19 MBob Jackman (NSW) 1746.0035 1746 (35)
20 MMythili Rudra (VIC) 1746.000
1 NSWRod Talbot (NSW) 1737.0072 1737 (72)
2 NSWGraeme Lock Lee (NSW) 1714.0051 1714 (51)
3 NSWTony Hunt (NSW) 1707.0057 1707 (57)
1 QLDAndrew Hamblin (QLD) 1705.0040 1705 (40)
1 SASimon Walton (SA) 1700.005 1700 (5)
Rocky Sharma (NSW4) 1695.007 1695 (7)
Victor Tung (NSW5) 1685.0021 1685 (21)
2 QLDHelen Hynes (QLD) 1666.007 1666 (7)
1 VICNick Ivanovski (VIC) 1664.0018 1664 (18)
2 VICNatasha Podesser (VIC) 1660.0060 1660 (60)
Ryan Sutton (NSW6) 1658.0039 1658 (39)
2 SATrevor Tao (SA) 1650.0031 1650 (31)
1 ACTJohn Spaan (ACT) 1639.0033 1639 (33)
3 QLDRon Baginski (QLD) 1639.0024 1639 (24)
3 SABarry Jordan (SA) 1619.000
3 VICGeoff Wright (VIC) 1593.0051 1593 (51)
1 TASStephen Mooney Purse(TAS) 1590.0014 1590 (14)
Karen Richards (QLD4) 1581.0054 1581 (54)
Jane Taylor (SA4) 1569.0054 1569 (54)
2 ACTJohn Hamilton (ACT) 1568.0028 1568 (28)
2 TASDianne Brumby (TAS) 1557.0034 1557 (34)
Carmel Dodd (SA5) 1556.0018 1556 (18)
Alan Burn (VIC4) 1555.0038 1555 (38)
Roberta Tait (QLD5) 1550.0024 1550 (24)
3 ACTNoel Barrett (ACT) 1545.0046 1545 (46)
Dianne Davis (VIC5) 1541.0031 1541 (31)
Julie Brice (QLD6) 1539.000
Heather Long (VIC6) 1533.0028 1533 (28)
Tony Miller (SA6) 1529.0021 1529 (21)
Alex Boiko (ACT4) 1451.0011 1451 (11)
3 TASMartin Rose (TAS) 1448.0035 1448 (35)
Ros Wilkinson (TAS4) 1442.0034 1442 (34)
Margaret Webb (TAS5) 1382.000
Tim Reddan (ACT5) 1377.0019 1377 (19)
Khen Meerding (TAS6) 1367.0021 1367 (21)
Madeleine Emerson (ACT6) 1363.000

Wanderers
Chris May has played 21 games as a player from NSW and 26 games as a player from VIC.
At this stage, Chris May is regarded as representing NSW.

Recently processed:
22.07.2018 Empire Bay Mini (2) (NSW)
28.07.2018 MT ELIZA (VIC)
29.07.2018 July Pub Tourney (SA) New peak for Tony Miller
29.07.2018 NSW WINTER MASTERS (NSW) New peak for Chris May, Bob Jackman, Karen Richards, Ryan Sutton, Graeme Lock Lee
29.07.2018 Sunshine Coast (QLD) New peak for Ron Baginski
11.08.2018 Saturday Sessions 6 (VIC) New peak for Andrew Fisher, Anand Bharadwaj
12.08.2018 WYSC Fundraiser (NSW) New peak for Ryan Sutton