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Best improver for the 4th quarter of the year is Catriona Jones, with Richard Spencer and Martin Stephens in second and third places.  Welcome back to Ron Dobree for one week only, to new member Frank Charlesworth, and to Andy and Liz Maxted.  Also, a sudden, unexpected final goodbye from Catriona Jones.  

High-scoring words:

·        ·         131       BREEDERS                  Helen    (a 9-timer)
·         122       STONINGS                    Richard (a 9-timer)
·         104       INDOORS/TWITS          Deborah
·         103       IODATES                      Graham       
·         102       TORCHED                    Tricia  
·         102       PICRATE                      Wanda         
Also     DARKEST 99 Hepzi, UNTOWARD 98 Graham, MEDICAL 95 Wanda, SYRINGE 92 Maire, SOLUBLE 92 Helen, TRIZONE 92 Richard, HEAPING 92 Tricia, ESQUIRE 90 Jan, HOARSENS 90 Helen, STERILE 90 Hepzi, RESPRAY 90 Richard, UPSIDES 88 Patrick, SADDLER 86 Patrick, BEDDINGS 80 Charles

Many bonuses in a game by one player: 
·         SINISTER 77 QUEASILY 88 DEFEATED 78 MALTIER 82           Graham
·         DOGEARED 86 SOSATIE 68 TESTING 75 TRIZONE 73            Richard
·         RETILES 70 EARFULS 76 OARIEST 68 BREEDING 80              Wanda
·         DETRAIN 76 EARLIER 79 RATIONS 73 SPONGED 85               Wanda
·         TUGGERS 68 PRELATE 76 INTERNES 78 ATONERS 66          Tricia
·         GUNNERS 63 RAGBOLTS 74 STRAINER 68 BLOATER 87        Wanda
·         MANKIER 77 GOATIER 80 WAVERING 79                                Deborah
·         DARKEST 99 STAMENS 66 BANANAS 70                                 Hepzi
·         BOTTLES MAILERS OUTLIERS                                                 Maureen
·         ANTEATER 66 TAWNIES 76 TALONED 62                                Richard

 Other things of note:
·         Wanda won all her games in September
·         Graham and Tricia played two 9-letter words in one game, MUTTERING 24 and LINGERIES 50

 

Name

Old Rating

New

Rating

Rating Change

P

W

D

L

Average

Highest score

Catriona Jones

130

148

18

24

17

0

7

381.3

492

Richard Spencer

140

156

16

33

23

0

10

402.5

496

Martin Stephens

83

95

12

27

9

1

17

326.6

399

Julie Wise

110

118

8

27

12

0

15

337.4

414

Wanda de Poitiers

164

172

8

34

27

1

6

431.9

560

Charles Parker

61

68

7

28

6

0

22

294.6

414

Tricia Walker

130

135

5

29

13

0

16

361.6

498

Evelyn Wansbrough

132

134

2

29

14

0

15

356.3

427

Hepzi Rodrigues

140

142

2

32

21

0

11

377.2

497

Patrick Beatty

87

84

-3

24

3

0

21

312.3

431

Jan Bailey

147

144

-3

36

21

0

15

379.1

449

Deborah Porter

137

133

-4

33

16

0

17

371.6

508

Graham Harding

172

168

-4

39

30

0

9

428.1

605

Maire Bennett

63

56

-7

33

1

0

32

261.9

372

Maureen Barlow

141

131

-10

39

18

1

20

350.9

446

Helen Harding

182

160

-22

38

24

1

13

407.2

532

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

 

Siegrun O'Sullivan

79

            79

0

0

0

0

0

 

0

 

Hannah Corbett

129

109

-20

3

1

0

2

299.3

354

 

Ron Dobree

87

60

-27

2

0

0

2

308.0

309

 

Frank Charlesworth

94

 

4

6

2

0

4

291.8

361

 

Andy Maxted

82

 

-5

3

0

0

3

263.0

295

 

Liz Maxted

107

 

6

3

1

0

2

291.7

325