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Delta State overtook Edo State at the summit of the medals table by claiming Gold medals in the Masters and Open categories of the Men's Team event and a Silver in the Women's Team event to bring their tally to 4 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze medals (a total of 7).

In contrast, Edo State who also has a total of 7 medals was only able to add a Bronze medal to their tally today in the Open category of the Men's Team event. Edo finished in 2nd place with 2 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze medals. Bayelsa who could not add any medal to their tally in the Team events finished in third place with 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medal. For the full medals table in Scrabble click here.

How they won - Team Event Results (Medalists)

Here are the results and (final round scores) for medalists only. For round by round results and statistics click here.

Women Team Event

RankPlayerWon-LostSpreadLast Game
RankPlayerWon-LostSpreadLast Game
1Team Ogun9 - 1+1759a 101-100 WIN vs Team Edo
2Team Delta7 - 3+1205a 242-100 WIN vs Team Fct
3Team Oyo7 - 3+950a 394-100 WIN vs Team Rivers

Men's Team Event - Masters

RankPlayerWon-LostSpreadLast Game
RankPlayerWon-LostSpreadLast Game
1Team Delta8 - 2+674a 400-100 WIN vs Team Plateau
2Team Plateau8 - 2+305a 100-400 LOSS vs Team Delta
3Team Niger7 - 3+1161a 250-100 WIN vs Team Akwa-Ibom

Men's Team Event - Intermediate

RankPlayerWon-LostSpreadLast Game
RankPlayerWon-LostSpreadLast Game
1Team Kebbi9 - 1+1388a 249-100 WIN vs Team Fct
2Team Lagos7 - 3+435a 172-100 WIN vs Team Akwa-Ibom
3Team Rivers7 - 3+434a 101-100 WIN vs Team Plateau

Men's Team Event - Open

RankPlayerWon-LostSpreadLast Game
RankPlayerWon-LostSpreadLast Game
1Team Delta8 - 2+1123a 309-100 WIN vs Team Edo
2Team Lagos7 - 3+890a 247-100 WIN vs Team Bayelsa
3Team Edo7 - 3+369a 100-309 LOSS vs Team Delta

Click here for full results and statistics.

 

 

Current Medals Table

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Delta state added another Gold medal yesterday in the Women's Doubles event at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival. The duo of Tuoyo Mayuku and Seun Oshagbemi won Gold in the event with 8 points and a +457 spread. Edo state doubles team took the Silver medal with 7 points (+628) and Rivers got Bronze with 7 points and a spread of +316.

In the Open category, Edo State doubles team clinched the Gold medal with 7 wins and a +697 spread. Bayelsa got Silver (7  +422) while  Abia Doubles team edged out Oyo State to claim the  Bronze medal with 7 wins and a +129 spread.

In the Masters category, Niger state surprised all to clinch the Gold medal with 8 points and a +624 margin. Lagos State got her first medal in Scrabble when her doubles team clinched Silver ( 7 points, +124) while the Bronze medal went to Bayelsa (6 points, +296).

Edo state doubles team clinched another Gold in the Intermediate category beating Oyo and Plateau to the second (Silver medal) and third (Bronze medal) positions respectively. Edo team had a perfect score of 10 wins out of 10 and a spread of 1497. The Oyo state pair of Kazeem Raji and Qamar Adebowale defeated Ogun state in the final game to clinch the Silver with 7 points (+224) while Plateau team took the Bronze with 6 points and a spread of +336.

 

The Singles event of the 19th National Sports Festival was concluded on Wednesday 12th December. Fifteen games were played in each of the 4 categories (Masters, Open, Intermediate and Ladies/Women).  Click here for full results and stats across the categories.

In the Women category, Tuoyo Mayuku, arguably Africa's strongest female Scrabble player was given a run for her money. The Delta state player was beaten thrice but survived to win the Gold medal with 12 points and +1027 spread. Edo's Sule Success won the Silver medal with 12 points and a spread of +720 while Zini Yeribo of Rivers state won the bronze with 11 points +670 spread.

The Masters category had current African and National champion Moses Peter of Akwa Ibom state and former World champion Wellington Jighere playing for Delta state participating. At the end of 15 rounds Moses Peter proved he is still the man to beat currently in Nigeria Scrabble circuit by clinching the Gold medal with 12 points and a spread of +845, edging out Olatunde Oduwole of Plateau state (10 points, + 753) and Jighere Wellington (10 points +746) to Silver and Bronze medal positions respectively.

In the Intermediate Men singles, Bayelsa state's Igali Precious proved superior. He won the Gold medal with 11 points and a + 597 spread while Olueh Godwin (Edo) clinched the Silver medal (11 points, +381) ahead of Raji Kazeem of Oyo state who took away the Bronze with 10 points and a spread of +654. The keenly contested Open category was won by Henry Nwosu of Kano state with 11 points and a spread of +392. Ituah Iyasele of Edo state clinched the Silver medal with 10 points and a +979 spread while Ejenavi Omovie of Delta state won Bronze with 10 points and a spread of +705.

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