2001 Michael Wise Memorial SCRABBLE® Tournament
(Toronto's 22nd Annual SCRABBLE® Players Tournament)
NEWLY ADDED: 7-game Leah Katz Memorial Early Bird on Friday, September 28th. First game starts at 9:30 A.M. Two divisions split at 1500, no playing up. Entry Fee CA$30/US$20. Format TBA. 70% cash prizes.
September 1st NSA Ratings will be used to assign players to four divisions: A (1700+), B (1400-1699), C (1100-1399) and D (0-1099). Players within 100 points of the next higher division may play in that division at their request and the director's discretion. Pairings in each division will be modified Swiss, based on penultimate round results.
No less than 56% of the entry fee will be returned in prizes, with no less than 30% going to the winner of each division. Entry fee includes snacks and coffee on Saturday, lunch and coffee on Sunday.
The tournament will be co-directed by John Chew, Lisa Deift and Lisa Kessler.
Saturday, September 29th, 2001: seven games starting at 9:15 A.M.
Sunday, September 30th, 2001: five games starting at 9:00 A.M.
If you get lost en route to the tournament, are going to arrive late or have to cancel at the last minute, please call us at our cell-phones: (416) 876-7675 (John) or (416) 937-6063 (Lisa).
Saturday, September 29th, 2001
|12:45-13:45||Lunch break (see restaurant list)|
Sunday, September 30th, 2001
Earl Bales Community Centre in Earl Bales Park, at 4169 Bathurst St (south of Sheppard Ave), in Toronto ON. See map (or our flyer).
If you're travelling from out-of-town, you might want to look at our list of hotels. Several Toronto Scrabble® Club members can also offer hospitality to out-of-towners competing in the tournament. If you would like to stay with one of us, please contact billetting coordinator Vivienne Muhling at (416) 603-0625 (phone or fax) or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate smoking preference, parking requirements, special food needs and arrival and departure times.
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