2002 Martin Luther King Jr.
SCRABBLE® Crossword Game Tournament
Early Bird January 18th
Main Event January 19th-21st
Atlantis Hotel and Casino
Reno, Nevada
Website: http://www.yak.net/kablooey/scrabble/mlk02.html for current info and registrant list.
More info: Jeff Widergren (certs25_scrab@yahoo.com) (408-323-9404)
Payment: Checks payable to Rick Wong, 454 Porter Lane, San Jose, CA 95127-2553.
Organizers: Jeff Widergren, Rick Wong
Directors: John Karris, John C. Green, Jr.
SCHEDULE: Friday8:00am Registration
Play starts at 9:00am
PAIRING:7 gm RoundRobin + 1 gm KOTH
no playing up
Friday7:30pm Preregistration/RECEPTION
Saturday9:00am 8 games
Sunday9:00am 8 games
Monday9:00am 3 games
PAIRING:Modified Swiss

  • Playing up in the main event is permitted if within 100 points on November, December, or January ratings lists, subject to directorial approval in order to keep the groups even.
  • Players must be current National Scrabble® Association members. You may join the NSA by adding $20 annual dues.
  • Entry fees must be received by December 31st.
  • $10 Cash refunds for Atlantis hotel guests using "Martin Luther King Scrabble" code (maximum 2 per room), paid at Friday's reception.
Atlantis Hotel and Casino, 3800 S. Virginia St., Reno NV, 800-723-6500.
Reservation code: "Martin Luther King Scrabble"
You MUST use this code in order to receive the $10 refund
Room rates:
regular room:$65/night (includes complimentary gym access)
The playing area ballrooms are much more elegant than at the Sands. There are seven excellent restaurants in the hotel, including the "best buffet in Reno", award winning steak house, fabulous Italian, salad bar, oyster bar, pizza/sandwich, and more.
Although there is usually a daily charge, the hotel is making the beautiful domed pool area, fitness/ health spa area available to all guests in our group staying at the hotel at no extra charge. Go look at the website!! http://www.atlantiscasino.com
EQUIPMENT: Please bring Deluxe Scrabble® Game Boards, clocks, and tournament tiles.
ENTRY: Complete and print the form below and mail with check or money order to:
  Rick Wong
  454 Porter Lane
  San José, CA 95127-2553
  (408) 420-5091

Please register me for the 2002 MLK Scrabble Tourney.
$50 Early Bird  arrive by 8:30am January 18th for checkin
Main Event (arrive by 7:30pm January 18th for checkin and reception):
$100 (1700-up)  Expert
$90 (1400-1699)  Intermediate
$80 (1100-1399)  Competitive
$70 (unrated-1099)  Recreational
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