Best improver for the 1st quarter of the year is Joy Wade, just ahead of Tricia Walker and Helen Harding.  Patrick Beatty and Sue Ashwell *would* have been in the running for the prize if they had played just 2 or 3 games more in the quarter. 

High-scoring words:

·         99         OARFISH                      Graham

·         94         WASTERS                    Evelyn

·         94         CLINGERS                    Wanda

·         93         BOUNDER                    Keith

·         93         ZONINGS                      Deborah

·         93         REQUOTE                    Helen

·         93         GENTILE                       Jan

·         91         TAVERNS                     Maire

·         90         REALIZED                    Richard

·         89         MULCHES                    Charles

·         88         MANDATE                    Wanda

·         88         JACKETS                     Maire   

·         87         JAMMIER                     Charles

·         86         SAFETIES                    Helen

·         86         PANTIES                      Helen

·         86         WHINERS                     Graham

Also:    QUERY 84 Joyce, SPARKIER 78 Maire, TRIFLES 78 Keith, THEREIN 75, ZONED 75 Joy, MUNTJAC 74 Patrick

 

Many bonuses or high-scoring moves by one player in a game:

·         PLAINER 71 CLINGERS 94 TRIUNES 83 HAZED 65                  Wanda

·         SPINNER 74 REPTILE 64 TOENAIL 74 BAWDIER 77                 Richard

·         VERITAS 84 GRECIAN 83 RESOLUTE 62 WHINERS 86            Graham

·         GLADDENS 64 COUNTERS 70 MANDATE 88 QUEYN 74          Wanda

·         TONSURE 78 PANTIES 86 BLENDING 74                                 Helen

·         TUNNELS 73 THIAMINE 76 PRALINE 76 SALTINE 70               Tricia

·         OUTSTARE 64 INHALER 79 GARNETS 69                                Tricia

·         PATELLA 63 DOWNIES 73 TRUSTING 70                                 Richard

·         WITCHED 78 REALIZED 90 RATTLES 75                                  Richard

·         ELOGIST 81 WATERMEN 74 AERADIO 72                                Helen

·         SUNCREAM 70 LAIRISES 70 INFINITE 72                                 Helen

·         REGENTS 81 GENTOOS 71 PARETIC 82                                 Richard

·         TRUSTED 63 TAILERON 68 AWAITED 77                                 Richard

·         ATINGLE 66 SPEARING 74 TUNABLE 77                                  Richard

·         IRONERS 66 CHEERIOS 67 ZONINGS 93                                 Deborah

·         TROELIES 77 DRAINED 81 BIDENTS 78                                   Graham

·         AGAINST 68 DELICATE 63 TOILETED 59                                 Hannah

·         AIRLINE 64 ANORETIC 83 SAFETIES 86                                  Helen

  

Some unusual words:

·         PULQUE 42                                                                              Patrick

·         FOLIC 60 VASTY 56                                                                 Helen

·         EUOUAE 6                                                                               Keith 

 

Name

Old Rating

New

Rating

Rating Change

P

W

D

L

Average

Highest score

Joy Wade

94

108

14

21

10

0

11

329.7

440

Tricia Walker

139

153

14

22

17

0

5

407.7

514

Helen Harding

169

183

14

31

29

0

2

431.2

543

Evelyn Wansbrough

128

141

13

26

17

0

9

373.1

516

Martin Stephens

101

112

11

20

9

1

10

331.0

403

Hannah Corbett

112

122

10

23

12

1

10

367.9

455

Keith Radbourn

50

57

7

28

5

0

23

266.2

362

Richard Spencer

156

162

6

29

21

1

7

419.6

525

Maire Bennett

68

72

4

25

6

0

19

276.4

392

Charles Parker

98

102

4

19

7

0

12

299.6

455

Wanda de Poitiers

174

178

4

31

27

0

4

437.6

551

Jan Bailey

135

134

-1

26

14

0

12

344.3

440

Julie Wise

120

115

-5

26

12

0

14

338.8

426

Maureen Barlow

140

133

-7

31

17

0

14

347.8

451

Hepzi Rodrigues

141

133

-8

24

13

0

11

359.2

508

Graham Harding

179

169

-10

37

27

0

10

419.3

562

Deborah Porter

130

118

-12

19

6

1

12

328.5

449

Harminder Rahanu

64

51

-13

29

1

0

28

220.6

336

Frank Charlesworth

85

68

-17

14

3

0

11

293.3

348

Michael Spencer

98

77

-21

23

2

0

21

270.1

327

Sharon Hewitt

168

146

-22

16

9

0

7

364.2

430

Insufficient games – a previous quarter’s results, or 13 games this quarter, needed to qualify

 

Sue Ashwell

50

69

19

10

3

0

7

283.3

321

 

Patrick Beatty

98

113

15

11

6

0

5

346.5

423

 

Joyce Charlesworth

65

71

6

10

3

0

7

291.8

380

 

Stephen McDonald

50

44

-6

5

0

0

5

112.6

186