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See also: 2011 Kingston Cup, 2013 Kingston Cup

2012 Kingston Cup Match

[group photo]

The 28th annual Toronto-Montreal (SCRABBLE®) interclub match takes place on November 24–25, 2012, coming for the first time to the Holiday Inn Express Gananoque.

  • player statistics
  • team statistics
  • [photo of the trophy cups]


    Holiday Inn Express Gananoque
    777 King Street East, Gananoque, ON, K7H 1H4, 1-613-382-8338, Our room rate is $99 for a standard room with two queen beds, up to quad occupancy, and includes a complimentary hot breakfast, free parking, and use of the indoor pool and fitness centre.
    Lisa Kessler (Toronto team captain)
    John Chew (Toronto deputy team captain)
    E-mail or call +1 416 876 7675 (cellphone, only until November 24).
    Bernard Gotlieb (Montreal team captain)
    Call +1 514 484 0824.
    Sary Karanofsky (Montreal deputy team captain)
    E-mail saryk @ Call +1 514 481 7941.

    Event Rules

    Lisa and Sary draw to see which side goes first in even-numbered rounds, overriding the NASPA’s usual protocol.

    A entry fee of $10 is collected from each player at the tournament, to cover the cost of the room and the NASPA participation fee. All participants must be NASPA members before play begins.

    Please bring your club T-shirts for the group photo, as well as all the equipment you need to play.


    This draft version of the schedule is subject to change. Please check online and at the event in person before leaving at the end of a session to know when you are due back.

    Saturday, 12:30 P.M.Welcome, registration and announcements.
    Saturday, 1:00 P.M.Round 1 begins
    Saturday, 6:00 P.M. (approx.)Dinner
    Saturday, 7:30 P.M.Round 6 begins
    Saturday, 10:30 P.M. (approx.)Round 8 ends
    Sunday, 9:00 A.M.Round 9 begins
    Sunday, 11:30 P.M.Round 11 begins
    Sunday, 1:30 P.M. (approx.)Round 12 ends, awards ceremony
    Sunday, 2:00 P.M.End of tournament

    This Year’s Teams

    Please see the event rosters at cross-tables and report corrections immediately to the team captains.

    This Year’s Format

    Teams will compete in four divisions (A, B and C) with no intermixing. Results of the TWL and CSW sections of the A division will be combined to determine the result of the Kingston Cup.


    Montreal now leads Toronto 15½–11½ in the Kingston Cup and 9–7 in the 401 Trophy, and Toronto leads Montreal 7½-2½ in the Midway Cup. Click to see historical records about the players and the teams.