Peru Tour and Scrabble® Tournament 2013 kicks off

Peru Tour and Scrabble® Tournament 2013 kicks off

The first round of the 2013 Peru Tour & Scrabble® Tournament kicked off on Sunday in Lima’s Miraflores district.

Stefan Rau at the first round of the Peru Tour Scrabble - Lima, Sacred Valley, Cusco and Machu Picchu®While non-participating members of the group took Sunday to explore Peru’s capital city, tournament director and player Rich Baker organized his 12 fellow traveling competitors into Collins and TWL divisions A and B and broke out the tiles.


Peru Tour & Scrabble® Tournament participants

Rich Baker, tournament director and tour coordinator This Peru trip is the 15th for Rich Baker, of Eureka, Calif. As a registered director with the North American Scrabble Players Association, Rich has been organizing these tournament trips since May 2000.

He sat out the first round of play on Sunday in the CSW because his scheduled opponent, Chris Cree, was occupied playing in the first TWL round.

He’ll jump in when the group resumes play in Cusco’s Sacred Valley of the Inca later in the week.

Alice and Chris combine their passion for Scrabble® and travel in Peru's capital Lima, on Oct. 6, 2013.

Alice Goodwin, WA, and Chris Cree, TX

Ben Withers, TX, and Bob Linn, MD, face off in the opening round of TWL play in the Peru Tour & Scrabble® competition in Lima, Peru.

Bob Linn, MD and Ben Withers, TX

Julia Scruggs and Celia Dayrit Thompson participate in the opening of the Scrabble tournament, combined with luxury Peru tour, starts in Lima's Miraflores district.

Julia Scruggs, GA, and Celia Dayrit Thompson, FL

Ken Smith, HI, and Sefan Rau, NY, taking part in the 2013 Peru Tour & Scrabble® Tournament, which will take them to Cusco, the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.

Ken Smith, HI, and Sefan Rau, NY

Scrabble® lovers, some of them top U.S. players, are in Peru for a tournament and group tour featuring top luxury hotels and fascinating destinations: Lima – Cuzco – Sacred Vally – Machu Picchu

Terry Kang Rau, NY, and Daniel Goodwin, WA

Wayne Scruggs and Blossom Thompson participate in the 2013 Peru Tour & Scrabble Tournament, combing their love for the game, as well as luxury travel, in magnificent hotels, including the JW Marriott, Aranwa Sacred Valley, and the recently renovated Libertador Palacio del Inka. .

Wayne Scruggs, GA, and Blossom Thompson, FL


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