Archives for Scrabble

Wellington Scrabble Classics

The World English Scrabble Players Association Champion 2015-2017 and Mind Sports Ambassador, Mr Wellington Jighere invites all and sundry to his maiden Scrabble Classics. The Wellington Scrabble Classics is a precursor to the Akpabio Classics which is also a precursor to WESPAC Kenya. Date: 8th – 10th September 2017 Venue: Option57 Hall and Suites, Abisogun Avenue, Akesan, Lagos. Number of Categories: Three (3) categories namely: Masters (1400 rating points and above), Opens (1399 rating points and below) and Youth (Under 17). Registration: 14th August and ends on 7th September 2017.  Masters (rated 1400 and above): N6,000.  Open (rated 1399 and below): N5,000.  Youth (Under 17):
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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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6th Godswill Akpabio Classics

The 6th Godswill Akpabio International Scrabble Classics will be held in Uyo,  Akwa Ibom state, Nigeria from the 27th to 30th September 2012. The event is sponsored by the executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency Godswill Obot Akpabio and hosted by the good people of  Uyo in the serene and hospitable Akwa Ibom state of Nigeria.  The last edition of the Classics was won by Mr Sammy Okosagah, a Nigerian International Scrabble Master based in the U.K. He took home the sum of $10,000 (ten thousand US dollars) for his efforts. Scrabble players from all over the world
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Kogi Scrabble Open 2012

Winners Winners emerged after 15 games were played in the three categories Masters, Open and Veterans. In the Masters category, Etim Nsikan of Akwa-Ibom State emerged champion with 12 points +1338 to take home a beautiful plaque and the grand prize of N170,000, while Eromosele Samuel of Edo State had 12 points +642 to  win the first prize of N100,000 in the Open category. Veteran Niyi Esan emerged champion in the Veteran category with 11 points +842 winning a cash prize of  N100,000 and a plaque. Closing ceremony(video) Full Results Kogi Opens 2012 Veterans   Open  Masters Tournament Details [sections] [section title=”Dates”] August
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Diaspora Invitational Scrabble Tournament

The first Diaspora Invitational Scrabble tournament for Nigerians in Diaspora was held on the 22nd of April 2012 in U.K . The event was organized by the President of the Nigeria Scrabble Federation Toke Aka. The President emphasized the need for Nigeria Scrabble players in Diaspora to play regularly  as a means of staying match fit and ready for International events. Nine (9) players were in attendance and competed in the NSF and ABSP rated tournament: Wale Fashina Azu Ogbogu Adekoyejo Adegbesan Olabatoke Aka Fidelis Bruce Olotu Clement Ikolo Olakunle Ajayi Abiodun Adeyemi Sanmi Odelana After nine 9 games the result
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2011 Causeway Scrabble Challenge

The 10th Causeway Scrabble Challenge is holding from 30th November till 4th December 2011 at Zon Regency Hotel, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. There are three Divisions, namely Premier, Masters and Open. 45 rounds of Scrabble will be played in each division and Nigeria will feature in the Premier  Masters and Open division. The winner in the Premier division will take home the sum of $10,000. Representing Nigeria in the Premier division are: Dokun Esan Moshood Sanni Nsikan Etim Moses Peter Sunday Oshodi Tuoyo Mayuku (currently Nigeria’s only female Masters player) Nigeria’s representative in the Masters Division are: Olajide Akinyemi Mpakaboari Jack Owokere
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2011 NSF Workshop, General Assembly and Inter-Club Finals

I am directed to inform you that the Nigerian Scrabble Federation (NSF) has concluded arrangement to organize the under listed activities as scheduled below:    Workshop for Tournament Directors/Adjudicators on the 24th and 25th November, 2011  NSF General Assembly on the 25th November, 2011  Inter Club Finals on the 26th & 27th November, 2011 I am further directed to inform you that in accordance with article 2.1 of the General Administrative Guidelines for National Sports Federation, the General Assembly shall be made up of NSF Board and (2) two delegates i.e Chairman and secretaries from each State Scrabble Federation including the
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Nigeria’s WSC 2011 Representatives

The NSF has concluded her WSC Qualifiers to select players who will represent Nigeria at the upcoming World Scrabble Championship.  Based on the selection modalities, results and ratings, the following persons have been selected to hoist Nigerian flag at the WSC in Warsaw, Poland. Players Moses Peter Esan Oladokun Moshood Sanni Nsikan Etim Oshodi Sunday Reserves Onoshevwe Noble Ogbonyomi Friday Balogun Rasheed Edewor Bobor Ogbogu Azu
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