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Countdown/Scrabble Champion

Post by James Robinson » Sun Nov 23, 2014 11:59 pm

A very impressive story from today, Lewis Hamilton is not the only British World champion today.........

Series 57 champion Craig Beevers became only the second Briton after Mark Nyman in 1993, to win the World Scrabble Championships. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-30168522

Well done to him. ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-)
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Re: Countdown/Scrabble Champion

Post by Gavin Chipper » Mon Nov 24, 2014 12:47 am

I don't think you could point to a patch of games and say he was particularly exceptional there. He had two virtual walkovers against weak performances.

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Re: Countdown/Scrabble Champion

Post by Kevin Thurlow » Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:50 am

You can only beat who is put in front of you.

Well done to him!

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Re: Countdown/Scrabble Champion

Post by Michael Wallace » Mon Nov 24, 2014 3:33 pm

Someone should write a program to generate WSC newspaper articles; I love how they're almost identical every year.

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Re: Countdown/Scrabble Champion

Post by Jojo Apollo » Mon Nov 24, 2014 10:52 pm

Many congrats, Craig. Just found out about it on tonight's ITV news. A superb achievement. 8-)

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Re: Countdown/Scrabble Champion

Post by Oliver Garner » Tue Nov 25, 2014 9:27 am

Number of world championships won by Rafa Benitez and Ravi Bopara = 0

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Re: Countdown/Scrabble Champion

Post by Gavin Chipper » Wed Nov 26, 2014 8:10 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:I don't think you could point to a patch of games and say he was particularly exceptional there. He had two virtual walkovers against weak performances.
They were Beevers quotes about Conor, in case no-one got it.

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Re: Countdown/Scrabble Champion

Post by Ian Volante » Thu Nov 27, 2014 1:10 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Gavin Chipper wrote:I don't think you could point to a patch of games and say he was particularly exceptional there. He had two virtual walkovers against weak performances.
They were Beevers quotes about Conor, in case no-one got it.
Much as I keep a mental index of what's been said here, you're being a bit hard on us for not spotting that it was something Craig said six years ago.
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Re: Countdown/Scrabble Champion

Post by Gavin Chipper » Thu Nov 27, 2014 2:40 pm

Ian Volante wrote:
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Gavin Chipper wrote:I don't think you could point to a patch of games and say he was particularly exceptional there. He had two virtual walkovers against weak performances.
They were Beevers quotes about Conor, in case no-one got it.
Much as I keep a mental index of what's been said here, you're being a bit hard on us for not spotting that it was something Craig said six years ago.
They're part of C4C folklore.

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Re: Countdown/Scrabble Champion

Post by Jon Corby » Thu Nov 27, 2014 5:57 pm

Gavin Chipper wrote:They're part of C4C folklore.
This, I spotted it and lolled fwiw

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