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Announcing the 9th Godswill Akpabio International Scrabble Classics

The 9th edition of the prestigious Scrabble Championship will be held from 27th to 3oth of September 2017 at Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, South-South Nigeria. The tournament will be chaired by His Excellency, Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio (Pillar of Scrabble in Africa) and hosted by the Executive Governor, Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency Deacon Udom Gabriel Emmanuel. All players, local and international are invited to participate and enjoy great hospitality and the splendid tourism attractions the beautiful city of Uyo has on offer. This years tournament will feature five (5) divisions including the Youth category for secondary and primary school students.
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Asaph Zadok National Scrabble Championship 2016

The Asaph Zadok National Scrabble Championship is slated for Friday 15th – Sunday 17th April 2016. Arrival is Thursday 14th April. Games commence on Friday 15th April. A total of 24 games will be played over a three day period. Friday – 9 games, Saturday – 9 games and Sunday – 6 games. Venue(tentative) – National Stadium Package B. Participants are selected from qualifying tournaments from participating states. Each State is represented by 4 players with 2 reserve players. The Championship will produce the National Champion  who will receive a  Gold medal (and a Green Jacket) plus  N 150, 000.00
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Scrabble Champions Tourney to replace WSC

The WESPA has announced premilinary information regarding the Scrabble Champions Tournament which will now replace the World Scrabble Championships. The article can be read at the WESPA website. The WSC is now to continue and be known as Scrabble Champions Tournament. The SCT will now be held annually as opposed to the biennial WSC starting December this year. The SCT will be held as part of the Prague Mind Sports Festival in December yearly. The event will have two categories/divisions: Elite and Open. Elite division representatives will be selected by the national associations while open division reps will be players
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Announcing the 7th Godswill Akpabio Int. Classics

The 7th Godswill Akpabio International Scrabble Classics will be held from the 25th to 29th September 2013. Details on the tournament including rules, format, registration information and contact information are available on the event information page. The event page will be updated regularly so check back often. Click here for more info on the  2013 Godswill Akpabio International Scrabble Classics
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Rex Ogbakpa wins 10th ASC

Nigeria has won the 2012 edition of the African Scrabble Championship held between the 22nd – 26th of November in Livinstone Zambia. The championship (the 10th edition) was won by Rex Ogbakpa a member of the Nigerian contingent which consisted of 12 players and 4 officials. 4 countries competed at the tournament viz Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and hosts Zambia with a combined total of 49 players. Rex Ogbakpa runner-up at the 2012 Godswill Akpabio Int. Classics and a member of the Uyo Scrabble Club, achieved the feat by winning 21 (+1639 margin) of the 30 games played. He
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2012 National Club Championships

The National Scrabble Clubs Championship is a yearly competition between Scrabble clubs in Nigeria. Each clubs present representatives to compete at the finals at the end of each year. This year 16 clubs are competing for the trophy and N300,000 cash prize for the winning club. The tourney will be concluded with a gala and the investiture of Governor Godswill Akpabio as the Grand Patron of the Nigeria Scrabble Federation. For reports from this year’s tournament please click here. . Past Winners Year Champion State 2011 Uyo Scrabble Club Akwa Ibom 2012 Warri Scrabble Club Delta Links 2012 reports
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Results Masters Category – 2012 Kogi Opens

Round 15 (final round) Rank Name Score Opponent Oppon. score Points Spread 1st Nsikan Etim 379 Edewor Bobor 300 12 +1338 2nd Olaiya Kabir 425 Oyadiran Biyi 300 12 +508 3rd Edewor Bobor 300 Nsikan Etim 379 11 +530 4th Jacob Ryan 387 Idahosa Bright 300 10 +141 5th Saheed Tayo 445 Emmanuel Ede 300 9.5 +215 6th Wale Ilori 333 Curtis John 300 9.5 +207 7th Oyadiran Biyi 300 Olaiya Kabir 425 9.5 +21 8th Eta Karo 334 Balogun Rasheed 300 9 +601 9th Curtis John 300 Wale Ilori 333 9 +329 10th Agboghoroma Peter 312 Fregene Igho 300
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Results Veterans Category – 2012 Kogi Opens

Round 15 (final round) Rank Name Score Opponent Oppon. score Points Spread 1st Esan Niyi 313 Tom Otu 300 11 +842 2nd Tom Otu 300 Esan Niyi 313 11 +378 3rd Okoridem Bob 300 Fashola Kayode 317 10 +374 4th Fashola Kayode 317 Okoridem Bob 300 9.5 +94 5th Garba Tony 367 Umoh Bassey 300 9 +421 6th Okotie Richard 390 Ahon Martins 300 8 +532 7th Ude Emmanuel 329 Yakubu Adeshina 300 8 +258 8th Umoh Bassey 300 Garba Tony 367 8 +160 9th Ndibe Chux 328 Duro Solomon 300 7.5 -319 10th Ahon Martins 300 Okotie Richard 390
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Results Open Category – 2012 Kogi Opens

Round 15 (final round) Rank Name Score Opponent Oppon. score Points Spread 1st Eremosele Sam 408 Cyril Umebiye 388 12 +642 2nd Cyril Umebiye 388 Eremosele Sam 408 11 +577 3rd Achema Daniel 452 Akinyemi Olajide 372 10 +721 4th Ebomah Peter 380 Ologungbiri Clement 333 10 +407 5th Akinyemi Olajide 372 Achema Daniel 452 10 +329 6th Ufuoma Julius 385 Amana Mohammed 361 9.5 -40 7th Gbanaye Itiye 503 Jimoh Aliyu 385 9 +692 8th Uzodinma Okpara 509 Fashoba Ayo 303 9 +325 9th Ologungbiri Clement 333 Ebomah Peter 380 9 -142 10th Kalu Chika 456 Iboro Philip 272
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