2019 Collins Official Scrabble Word List is out

Collins released the much promised WESPA-approved official Scrabble Word List yesterday 2nd May 2019. The updated word list which according to the publishers is “the latest official Scrabble word list, endorsed by governing body WESPA for use in tournament and club play from 1st July 2019, contains all valid Scrabble words”.  The list contains over 279,000 words approved for Scrabble. According to Technical Director Faruq
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Collins word list out in May, ZE and OK acceptable from July

The new Collins word list aka CSW19 will be out in May 2019, WESPA Dictionary Committee announced recently. WESPA Chairman, Elie Dangoor confirmed that the guide date for adoption in WESPA related events is July 1st 2019 and member associations are ‘free to choose their own adoption date, although we would expect them to comply for WESPA rated events, especially international ones’  in an interview
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Nigeria places 4th in Alchemist Cup first edition

Nigeria’s five-man team to the maiden Alchemist Cup finished in 4th place as the tournament ended yesterday (9th December 2018) in Penang, Malaysia. Members of the team include the reigning African Champion, Moses Peter, Eta Karo, Olatunde Oduwole and Etim Nsikan who all competed in the 13th Africa Scrabble Championship (Kenya 2018). After the tournament, they immediately jetted out from Kenya to Malaysia to join
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Goa wins WESPAC 2019 Hosting Rights

WESPA chairman Elie Dangoor has announced that GOA has won the right to host the World English-Language Scrabble Players’ Association Championship WESPAC from 21st to 26th October 2019. In a closely fought battle, Goa pipped Kuala Lumpur to host the next WESPAC. Thanks also to Trinidad & Tobago for an exciting bid. Both these places will hold great events in the not too distant future.
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Mattel Announces 2018 WSC

Mattel, is delighted to announce that the World Scrabble Championships 2018 and the World Junior Scrabble Championships 2018, will be held at The Riviera International Conference Centre (ERC)  located in the heart of the English Riviera, in Torquay, England. The event will consist of the World Junior Scrabble Championships and World Scrabble Championships, taking place at The Riviera International Conference Centre (ERC) from 20th October
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