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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Nigeria Set for ASC 2014

Top Nigerian Scrabble players and officials have arrived Cape Town, South Africa venue of the 11th edition of the Africa Scrabble Championship. The event starts from the 25th of October and ends on the 28th of October, 2014.  The team led by President of the Nigeria Scrabble Federation, Alh Suleiman Gora is expected to repeat Nigeria’s dominance of the game in Africa by retaining the trophy won at the 10th ASC by Rex Ogbakpa the defending champion who is also a member of the current team. Nigeria has won 9 of the previous 10 editions of the championships. Two members
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Nigel Richards wins the 8th Godswill Akpabio International Scrabble Classics

The 8th edition of the Godswill Akpabio International Scrabble Classics was concluded on Sunday the 28th September 2014. Current Scrabble World Champion Nigel Richards became the second non-Nigerian to win the coveted prize. He carted home the top prize of twenty thousand US dollars $20,000 after 28 games. He won 21 games with a total spread of +1797 points. Former African Champion Jighere Wellington came second with 19 wins and +807 spread while Olatunde Oduwole came third with 19 wins and +739 spread. Full results and game statistics of the Masters can be found here. In the Intermediate category Ezinore
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Alfred Butts Club wins 3rd Interclub Championship

Alfred Butts Scrabble club are the winners of the 3rd National Interclub Scrabble Championship. The Abuja based club named after the inventor of the game won 19 games and lost 6 out of 25 rounds and amassed a total of +3446 points to dethrone the defending champion Warri Scrabble Club (won 16, lost 9 +3361) who placed second. Surulere Scrabble Club team A placed 3rd winning 16 games +2434. Final Result Alfred Butts Club  1st 19 +3446 Warri Scrabble Club  2nd 16 +3361 Surulere Team A  3rd 16 +2434 Surulere Team B  4th 13 -1905 Yenagoa Scrabble Club  5th 12
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2013 Interclub Scrabble Championship

The following clubs have qualified to compete at the 3rd Inter-Club Scrabble Championship finals taking place at Abuja from Thursday 7th November 2013 – Saturday 9th November 2013. Venue is Lapour Hotels. Plot 794 Okonjo-Iweala way, Wuye District, Abuja. Inter-Club Scrabble Champions Finalists Uyo Scrabble club (did not participate) Kano Scrabble club Pyramid Scrabble club (did not participate) Yenagoa Scrabble club Alfred Butts Scrabble club Surulere Team A Warri Team A Central Scrabble club Surulere Team B Owerri Scrabble club Game format is Round Robin . Total number of games is 25 . Game Schedule Thursday – 5 games Friday
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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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