2015 Malta International Scrabble Open: Main Event

May 2–4, 2015

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Commentary: Round 28

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Division A Round 28 Auto-Commentary

David Webb (Eng) stays in the lead for the 11th consecutive round, 22-6 +1799. Austin Shin (Eng) is 1 game behind at 21-7 +2138, remaining unchanged at #2 for 11 rounds. Theresa Brousson (MLT) is 4 games behind the leader at 18-10 +1078, steady at #3 for 20 rounds. David Delicata (MLT) is +120, #4 rising from #5.

In Class B: Naomi Landau (ISR) is the lead, 16-12 +260, on a 6-game winning streak. Charles Micallef (MLT) is 1 game behind at 15-13 +476, #8 sliding from #7. Jayne Mackenzie (NIr) is -206, steady at #9. Nicky Vella-Laurenti (MLT) is 2 games behind the leader at 14-14 +354, #10 improving from #12. Kevin Synnott (Eng) is -141, on a 3-game winning streak, #12 climbing from #13.

High Win: David Delicata (MLT) 584-434 vs. Bob Violett (Eng). Low Win: Mario Saliba (MLT) 407-402 vs. Vincent Boyle (Sco). High Loss: Bob Violett (Eng) 434-584 vs. David Delicata (MLT). Low Loss: John Barker (AUS) 273-448 vs. Nicky Vella-Laurenti (MLT).

In Division A, Board 1: David Webb (Eng) and Austin Shin (Eng) are gibsonized to play each other, having clinched first and second place respectively. At Board 2, Theresa Brousson (MLT) is playing Simon Gillam (Sco) for third place, and as I write this, David Delicata (MLT) is hoping that the game will end in a tie, giving him third.

In Division B, Moira Fenech (MLT) may end as much as four games ahead of the field. Brid Ni Bhriain (IRL) is playing Dominic Borg (MLT) with the winner getting second place. The loser will be overtaken by the winner of the Mario Seychell (MLT)-Pauline Cilia (MLT) match and fall out of the prize money.

Division B Round 28 Auto-Commentary

Moira Fenech (MLT) stays in the lead for the 15th consecutive round, 22-6 +1568. Dominic Borg (MLT) is 3 games behind at 19-9 +319, on a 5-game winning streak, #2 up from #3. Brid Ni Bhriain (IRL) is 4 games behind the leader at 18-10 +791, #3 dropping from #2. Pauline Cilia (MLT) is +577, on a 4-game winning streak, #4 rising from #5.

In Class B: Pauline Cilia (MLT) is the lead, 18-10 +577, on a 4-game winning streak. Marlene Calleja (MLT) is 2 games behind at 16-12 +686, #9 climbing from #11. Hannah Kingston (IRL) is +353, on a 3-game winning streak, #10 climbing from #13. Joe Caruana (MLT) is 3 games behind the leader at 15-13 +1031, #14 jumping down from #9. Mary Morgan (IRL) is +83, on a 4-game winning streak, #17 climbing from #18. Linda Marguy (ISR) is -114, #18 climbing from #19.

High Win: Pauline Cilia (MLT) 506-406 vs. Mario Seychell (MLT). Low Win: Mary Morgan (IRL) 344-312 vs. Marion Loewenstein (ISR). High Loss: Gila Blits (ISR) 419-424 vs. Paul Mifsud (MLT). Low Loss: Okey Okoro (NGA) 143-505 vs. Hannah Kingston (IRL).

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