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830 point Scrabble

2006-10-27 15:42:48.30099+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

Stefan Fatsis on Michael Cresta's 830 point Scrabble game.

His opponent, Wayne Yorra, who works at a supermarket deli counter, totaled 490 points.

Which means that neither of them was playing a defensive game, in fact they were almost certainly playing enabling games, and looking at the board confirms that, but still...

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#Comment Re: made: 2006-10-27 16:19:53.693216+00 by: ebradway

Yeah. It's easy to enable someone to place 7-letter words on multipliers. Like "Quixotry" across TWO triple word scores?!? That's a 200+ point word by itself.

#Comment Re: made: 2006-10-27 16:36:25.926663+00 by: Dan Lyke

And in reading the article, it seems like much of this was a fluke that wouldn't happen with players at a higher level.