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Sunday, September 11, 2005

6th Penang Open Scrabble Tournament

From the Penang Scrabble Club:

The 6th Penang Open Scrabble Tournament
(Sponsored by ISLAND COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, Balik Pulau, Penang, Malaysia)

Date: 1st and 2nd October 2005
Time: 8.30am to 6.30pm
Venue: City Bayview Hotel, Jalan Farquhar, Penang, Malaysia

Dictionary: SOWPODS
Challenge Rule: WSC 5-point penalty challenge
Rounds: 16 games, KOTH pairing (no repeat pairing for first 12, repeat for last 4)

Masters Category
Entry Fee:

  • Non-Malaysians RM 120
  • Malaysians RM 80

*Additional charge of RM10 for late entries received after 15 September
PositonChallenge Trophy/MedallionCash (RM)
1st Runner-UpYes1000
2nd Runner-UpYes750
3rd Runner-Up-600
4th Runner-Up-500
5th Runner-Up-400
6th Runner-Up-300
7th Runner-Up-250
8th Runner-Up-200
9th Runner-Up-100

Novices Category
Local Players must be rated 1000 and below
Entry Fee: RM 30
1st Runner-UpYes75
2nd Runner-UpYes50
3rd Runner-UpYes
4th Runner-UpYes

pre-tournament activities on Friday, 30th September 2005:

1. Golf game at Bukit Jambul Country Club (one of the designer golf clubs in the country) at RM 80.00 per pax Tee off time will be 2.00pm. ( Contact Dr. Adele)
2. City tour of Penang can be arranged at reasonable prices ( Contact Dr. Adele)
3. Opening Dinner and Closing Tea to be hosted by Penang State Government
4. Freebies lucky draw and spot prizes
5. Special Scrabble T-Shirt and Penang Tourism T-shirts

ACCOMODATIONS (Prices and Contacts will be forth coming)
A. City BayView Hotel (Venue of Tournament)
Address: Jalan Farquhar, Penang
Rate: RM120, inclusive of breakfast
Contact: Mr. Leon Tan (

Please register by 15 September 2005
NOTE to all Malaysians Players: Please provide your own set of board, clock, racks and tiles. Thank you for taking notice.

Contact Persons: (Details and registration)
Dr Adele Tan (Organizing Chairwoman): (+60194486534)
Dr Mohamad Salahudin (President, Penang Scrabble Club): (+60124527650 )
John Lam (Vice President, Penang Scrabble Club): (+0124943950)