Best improver for the first quarter of the year is Maureen Barlow, with Jan Bailey and Charles Parker in second and third places   Welcome to Sue Ashwell and Angie Plumer, and welcome back for one night to Richard Porter.

High-scoring words:

·         167       FEEBLING                    Hannah (she still lost the game!)

·         132       TZARINA                       Patrick

·         122       LESSENED                  Richard (a 9-timer)

·         109       FEASTER                     Deborah

·         104       SQUARES                    Martin

·         104       ZAPPERS                     Jan                  

·         101       SIFTING                        Maire                           

Also     PLATONIC 98 Wanda, ACQUIRE 97 Hannah, QUAYSIDE 94 and JINXED 94 Graham, REBAITS 94 Helen, REAWAKES 94 Richard S, REVVING 90 Graham, SEADOGS 90 Jan, UNTRIED 90 Tricia, REPIQUE 88 Richard S, HUNTERS 80 Maire

 

Many bonuses in a game by one player:

·         REAWAKES 94 DIANOIA 76 ALUNITE 67 ETESIAN 69                          Richard

·         SLATTING 70 HANGERS 72 ADAPTED 79 FOETIDER 76                      Wanda

·         STRIPED 80 BEGUINE 66 BERATING 86 CLEARING 83                        Helen

·         JAWBONE 76 SUSTAIN 79 RECOILS 87 FATTIES 75                            Hepzi

·         STRAINS 78 TINKLES 67 UNSMART 70                                                Maureen

·         REGAINS 73 ALIENERS 70                                                                   Frank

Long words:

·         Graham and Julie played the 10-letter word REDUCTIONS

·         Deborah played the 9-letter bonus INDENTURE, then added a D to the end later in the game

·         Martin played the 9-letter bonus EQUATIONS for 78

·         Graham played the 9-letter word REVIEWING for 42

Others:

·         Unusual words:  GRECQUE 32 Patrick, KNIFED 59 Helen

·         High aggregate game score: Wanda v Hannah 473-445 (918 combined)

Name

Old Rating

New

Rating

Rating Change

P

W

D

L

Average

Highest score

Maureen Barlow

131

144

13

30

21

0

9

374.9

528

Jan Bailey

144

152

8

24

17

0

7

376.7

530

Charles Parker

68

74

6

18

3

0

15

294.9

368

Hannah Corbett

109

115

6

17

7

0

10

346.4

445

Graham Harding

168

174

6

37

31

0

6

411.0

557

Evelyn Wansbrough

134

139

5

24

13

0

11

362.3

490

Helen Harding

160

161

1

33

25

0

8

417.5

525

Julie Wise

118

117

-1

22

9

0

13

341.5

478

Maire Bennett

56

54

-2

17

1

0

16

260.9

343

Frank Charlesworth

98

96

-2

26

6

0

20

293.0

386

Tricia Walker

135

131

-4

25

12

1

12

363.4

470

Richard Spencer

156

152

-4

27

17

0

10

386.4

545

Martin Stephens

95

90

-5

23

5

0

18

309.6

403

Wanda de Poitiers

172

166

-6

29

22

0

7

410.7

539

Hepzi Rodrigues

142

134

-8

21

10

0

11

359.0

554

Deborah Porter

133

121

-12

22

8

1

13

350.6

453

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

 

Patrick Beatty

84

100

16

8

3

0

5

301.1

372

 

June Spencer

70

78

8

6

1

0

5

286.3

345

 

Angie Plumer

55

59

4

6

1

0

5

273.8

330

 

Sue Ashwell

54

46

-8

11

0

0

11

283.8

325

 

Richard Porter

167

152

-15

2

1

0

1

312.0

392