2015 Malta International Scrabble Open: One-Day

May 1, 2015

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Commentary: Round 9

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Division A Round 9 Auto-Commentary

Theresa Brousson (MLT) stays in the lead for the 6th consecutive round, 8-1 +508. Austin Shin (Eng) is 1 game behind at 7-2 +839, on a 5-game winning streak, hovering at #2 for 4 rounds. Simon Gillam (Sco) is 3 games behind the leader at 5-4 +176, #3 climbing from #4. Phil Kelly (Eng) is +93, on a 4-game winning streak, #4 rising from #5. Vincent Boyle (Sco) is -40, #5 climbing from #8. Bob Violett (Eng) is -165, #6 down from #3.

High Win: Austin Shin (Eng) 566-422 vs. Theresa Brousson (MLT). Low Win: David Delicata (MLT) 387-376 vs. Kevin Synnott (Eng). High Loss: Mario Saliba (MLT) 447-486 vs. Vincent Boyle (Sco). Low Loss: Ray Tate (Sco) 314-434 vs. Cecil Muscat (MLT).

Division B Round 9 Auto-Commentary

Brid Ni Bhriain (IRL) takes the lead, 8-1 +629, on a 5-game winning streak. Paul Mifsud (MLT) is +496, #2 climbing from #3. Eileen Meghen (IRL) is 1 game behind at 7-2 +624, #3 down from #1. Anne Creaven (IRL) is 2 games behind the leader at 6-3 +559, #4 rising from #6. Josephine Mayo (MLT) is +507, hovering at #5. Anna Borg (MLT) is +397, on a 5-game winning streak, #6 up from #7.

High Win: Paul Mifsud (MLT) 490-417 vs. Mario Seychell (MLT). Low Win: Joe Caruana (MLT) 353-284 vs. Philip Turner (Eng). High Loss: Mario Seychell (MLT) 417-490 vs. Paul Mifsud (MLT). Low Loss: Marion Loewenstein (ISR) 271-364 vs. Maria Scicluna (MLT).

In the end, Theresa Brousson's (MLT) perfect record succumbs to Austin Shin (Eng), and she ends up only 8-1, but still in first place in A by a game.

Brid Ni Bhriain (IRL) pulls out a 482-405 win over top seed Paul Mifsud (MLT) to win the B division.

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