Scrabble Australia
Australian Masters and State Team Challenge 2020
Contenders

Selective events 2019

The event

Twenty of the top players will play the Australian Masters as a round robin in September 2020.
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 23.05.2019 plus 3 reserves from each state.

More details revealed as you move your mouse over the table.


Masters
or State

Contender
Q Stat
23.05.2019
Games Peak (games)
May-Aug
Peak (games)
Sep-Dec
Peak (games)
Jan-Apr
1 MDavid Eldar (VIC) 2110.000
2 MAndrew Fisher (VIC) 2037.000
3 MEdward Okulicz (VIC) 1998.000
4 MCameron Farlow (QLD) 1990.008 1990 (8)
5 MPeter Kougi (VIC) 1970.000
6 MChris May (NSW) 1964.000
7 MNaween Fernando (VIC) 1960.000
8 MDaniel Piechnick (SA) 1872.0011 1872 (11)
9 MAdam Kretschmer (SA) 1844.0011 1844 (11)
10 MAnand Bharadwaj (VIC) 1839.007 1839 (7)
11 MEsther Perrins (NSW) 1838.000
12 MJakob Teitelbaum (ACT) 1836.000
13 MMichael Cameron (SA) 1829.0011 1829 (11)
14 MBob Jackman (NSW) 1829.008 1829 (8)
15 MJoanne Craig (NSW) 1824.008 1824 (8)
16 MTrevor Halsall (VIC) 1797.000
17 MMythili Rudra (VIC) 1788.007 1788 (7)
18 MRyan Sutton (NSW) 1777.000
1 NSWVictor Tung (NSW) 1739.008 1739 (8)
2 NSWJohn Holgate (NSW) 1707.008 1707 (8)
1 VICNick Ivanovski (VIC) 1704.000
1 QLDAndrew Hamblin (QLD) 1693.000
3 NSWTony Hunt (NSW) 1691.008 1691 (8)
1 SACarmel Dodd (SA) 1675.005 1675 (5)
Wayne Jones (NSW4) 1673.008 1673 (8)
Rocky Sharma (NSW5) 1673.000
2 QLDRon Baginski (QLD) 1668.008 1668 (8)
2 SATrevor Tao (SA) 1661.005 1661 (5)
Rod Talbot (NSW6) 1657.0021 1657 (21)
1 ACTJohn Hamilton (ACT) 1650.000
1 TASStephen Mooney Purse(TAS) 1644.000
2 VICNatasha Podesser (VIC) 1639.007 1639 (7)
3 VICNorma Fisher (VIC) 1626.007 1626 (7)
3 SATony Miller (SA) 1606.006 1606 (6)
Barry Jordan (SA4) 1598.0011 1598 (11)
2 ACTNoel Barrett (ACT) 1585.0015 1585 (15)
3 ACTJohn Spaan (ACT) 1584.007 1584 (7)
3 QLDKaren Richards (QLD) 1576.000
Geoff Wright (VIC4) 1574.007 1574 (7)
2 TASDianne Brumby (TAS) 1573.0020 1573 (20)
Harry Malcolm (VIC5) 1557.000
Jane Taylor (SA5) 1540.0011 1540 (11)
Gwen Lampre (VIC6) 1535.007 1535 (7)
Oliver Jenner-O'Shea(SA6) 1526.006 1526 (6)
Sheryl Davidson (QLD4) 1489.0016 1489 (16)
3 TASKhen Meerding (TAS) 1489.000
Julie Brice (QLD5) 1483.000
Paul Richards (QLD6) 1480.008 1480 (8)
Alex Boiko (ACT4) 1466.007 1466 (7)
Martin Rose (TAS4) 1460.000
Ronnie Bennett (ACT5) 1417.000
Jon Ford-King (TAS5) 1417.000
Ros Wilkinson (TAS6) 1401.000
Tim Reddan (ACT6) 1325.007 1325 (7)

Recently processed:
06.05.2019 Help Me May (QLD) New peak for Cameron Farlow, Paul Richards, Sheryl Davidson, Ron Baginski
12.05.2019 Autumn (ACT) New peak for John Spaan, Noel Barrett, Dianne Brumby, Alex Boiko, Tim Reddan
18.05.2019 May Pub Tourney (SA) New peak for Michael Cameron, Barry Jordan, Carmel Dodd, Trevor Tao, Jane Taylor
18.05.2019 Toowoomba May (QLD) New peak for Sheryl Davidson
19.05.2019 Melville (WA) New peak for Russell Honeybun, Graham Bell, Chris Hall, David Vanzyl, Ian Ting, Dianne Ward
19.05.2019 Scrabble Generations (VIC) New peak for Anand Bharadwaj, Gwen Lampre, Mythili Rudra, Norma Fisher, Natasha Podesser, Geoff Wright
19.05.2019 ULLADULLA CHAMPIONSHIP (NSW) New peak for Dianne Brumby