WESPAC 2017 – Moses Peter is second as Nigeria retains Best Scrabble Nation title

Nigeria successfully defended her title as the best Scrabble playing nation at the 2nd edition of WESPAC (World English Language Scrabble Players Association Championship) tournament held from the 6th to 12th of November 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. The championship tournament featured 119 players from 30 countries who played 32 round-robin games each at the end of which two finalists emerged. At the first edition of WESPAC held in 2015 in Perth, Australia, Nigeria’s Jighere Wellington emerged world champion. This edition also produced a superlative performance from another Nigerian, Mr Moses Peter, a top Scrabble player and captain of our team.
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The 9th Godswill Akpabio Scrabble Classics Gets Underway

The games of the 9th Godswill Akpabio International Scrabble Classics are underway! Annotated Games (Masters category) on Cross-Tables.com Round 1 Table 1: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27127 Round 2 Table 1: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27130 Round 3 Table 1: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27128 Round 3 Table 2: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27129 Round 4 Table 1: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27131 Round 4 Table 2: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27132 Round 5 Table 1: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27133 Round 5 Table 2: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27134 Round 6 Table 1: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27152 Round 7 Table 1: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27135 Round 8 Table 1: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27136 Round 9 Table 1: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27150 Round 9 Table 2: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27154 Round 10 Table 1: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27151 Round 10 Table 2: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27153 Round 11 Table 1: http://www.cross-tables.com/annotated.php?u=27156 Round 11
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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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1st Nigerian MindGames Festival

Mind Games Incorporated invites the Scrabble community and the general public to the maiden edition of Nigerian MindGames Festival. The event will be held between 2nd – 5th November 2017 at Kakanfo Inn and Conference Center 1 Nihinlola Street Off Ring Road,  Joyce B Road, Ibadan Nigeria. The 1st Nigerian MindGames Festival will feature Scrabble, Draughts and Chess events in different categories. The Scrabble event comprises of Open, Intermediate and Masters  categories. To participate in the 1st Nigerian MindGames Festival you must be an active member of Mind Games Incorporated. Click here to sign up. Registration starts on 15th August
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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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