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 14.05.2018 plus 3 reserves from each state.

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Australian
Masters
State
Challenge
Contender Q Stat
14.05.2018
Games Peak (games)
May-Aug
Peak (games)
Sep-Dec
Peak (games)
Jan-Apr
1 MDavid Eldar (VIC) 2182.000
2 MAlastair Richards (QLD) 2055.000
3 MEdward Okulicz (NSW) 1995.000
4 MChris May (NSW) 1954.000
5 MNaween Fernando (VIC) 1950.000
6 MTrevor Halsall (VIC) 1945.000
7 MEsther Perrins (NSW) 1938.000
8 MRichard Jeremy (ACT) 1934.000
9 MCameron Farlow (QLD) 1923.000
10 MDaniel Piechnick (SA) 1918.000
11 MAndrew Fisher (VIC) 1891.000
12 MPeter Kougi (VIC) 1870.000
13 MMichael McKenna (ACT) 1865.000
14 MJulian McKail (VIC) 1863.000
15 MMichael Cameron (SA) 1860.000
16 MJakob Teitelbaum (ACT) 1824.000
17 MKristian Saether (QLD) 1811.000
18 MAnand Bharadwaj (VIC) 1806.000
19 MJoanne Craig (NSW) 1803.007 1803 (7)
1 VICMichael Hornung (VIC) 1754.000
2 VICMythili Rudra (VIC) 1746.000
1 NSWRod Talbot (NSW) 1737.007 1737 (7)
1 SAAdam Kretschmer (SA) 1731.000
2 NSWJohn Holgate (NSW) 1712.004 1712 (4)
3 NSWWayne Jones (NSW) 1710.007 1710 (7)
Rocky Sharma (NSW4) 1704.000
3 VICDiyath Visidagamage (VIC) 1699.000
2 SASimon Walton (SA) 1692.000
Tony Hunt (NSW5) 1685.0011 1685 (11)
Nick Ivanovski (VIC4) 1672.000
Jimmy Scarff (VIC5) 1671.000
1 QLDHelen Hynes (QLD) 1663.000
Victor Tung (NSW6) 1660.000
2 QLDAndrew Hamblin (QLD) 1660.000
Sue Kyatt (VIC6) 1643.000
3 SATrevor Tao (SA) 1624.000
3 QLDRon Baginski (QLD) 1621.000
Barry Jordan (SA4) 1619.000
Ryan Anderson (QLD4) 1617.000
Karen Richards (QLD5) 1606.000
1 ACTJohn Spaan (ACT) 1603.000
Carmel Dodd (SA5) 1594.000
2 ACTNoel Barrett (ACT) 1581.000
1 TASDianne Brumby (TAS) 1580.000
2 TASBarry Argent (TAS) 1579.000
3 TASStephen Mooney Purse(TAS) 1574.000
Jane Taylor (SA6) 1563.000
Quentin Abbott (QLD6) 1547.000
3 ACTJohn Hamilton (ACT) 1534.007 1534 (7)
Ros Wilkinson (TAS4) 1450.000
Alex Boiko (ACT4) 1441.000
Margaret Webb (TAS5) 1382.000
Martin Rose (TAS6) 1367.000
Madeleine Emerson (ACT5) 1363.000
Tim Reddan (ACT6) 1354.000

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07.05.2018 Wollongong Evening (NSW) New peak for Tony Hunt, John Holgate