2000 National Scrabble Championships

Here is a selection of photographs taken at the 2000 National Scrabble Championships, which was held as part of the Mind Sports Olympiad event at Alexandra Palace last year. Click on the thumbnails for the full-sized pictures, but be aware that they are quite large and may take some time to appear.

Gary Fox talks to Simon Carter.

Kevin Synnott studies OSL, with Evelyn Wallace beside him.

Sandie Simonis talks to Ted Lewis.

Elaine Higgleton admires Chambers marketing material, and Catherine Schwarz prepares to adjudicate.

Austin Shin looks around, with Janet Bonham and Austin's father also in shot.

Julie Nelkon, with Carys and Allie.

Patricia Pay, deep in thought.

Femi Awowade plays Allan Saldanha.

Gary Fox plays Scrabble against Ghana's Solomon Attachey.

Austin Shin plays Scrabble against Tim Hebbes.

Val Wright plays Scrabble against Vipul Malde.

Austin Shin plays Scrabble against Tim Hebbes.

Julie Nelkon admires a game with Carys.

A group of people all play Scrabble: Yvonne Eade, Les Nyman, Rachelle Winer, Peter Dean, Tim Charlton, and Frankie Mairey