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  • 24-hour Scrabble Marathon Fund-raiser

    24-hour Scrabble Marathon Fund-raiser

    Levitating Letters to a New Level On 27th / 28th December, a group of Scrabble enthusiasts led by Siobhan Doyle & John Cunningham-Ryan of the Menapia Scrabble Club played Scrabble for 24 hours to raise funds for a great local charity Wexford Marine Watch. We had great fun, said John. …Read More »
  • Northern Ireland Championships – February 2023

    Northern Ireland Championships – February 2023

    The Northern Ireland Scrabble Championship will take place in The Beechlawn Hotel, Dunmurry, Belfast, on Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th February 2023. One open division, 15 rounds. Clocks used with 25 minutes per player per game. Event will be rated by ABSP and WESPA. Players are required to make their …Read More »
  • Cork Scrabble Tournament – March 2023

    Cork Scrabble Tournament – March 2023

    The Cork Scrabble tournament will be held on Sat 25th and Sun 26th March in the usual venue of The Address. It will be Open format, with 14 games being played over the two days. The event will be both ABSP and WESPA rated. Entry will be €40, payable on …Read More »
  • WESPA World Scrabble Championships 2023

    WESPA World Scrabble Championships 2023

    The World Scrabble Championships 2023 will take place in Las Vegas from 22nd to 26th July. Both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland have been allocated 3 slots at this event (slots are based on how well players performed in previous World Championships – the higher they finish the …Read More »

Competitive Scrabble

Playing at home or on the internet is all well and good, but nothing can beat sitting down in a club or tournament, face to face with other Scrabble enthusiasts, and seeing if you have what it takes!

People are playing in increasing numbers in clubs, one-day events and two-day events.

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Scrabble Clubs

There are Scrabble clubs all over Ireland, and they are always delighted to welcome new players. There might be a club somewhere near you, so have a look through our list.

No club nearby? Maybe think about setting one up yourself - we'll do all we can to help you!

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Learning

There are lots of tools, word lists and handy resources for learning Scrabble words.

Check them out and see what sticks - you never know; one or two new words might make all the difference in your next game of Scrabble!

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Examiner Article

Scrabble was invented by unemployed architect Alfred Butts in 1938, so 2018 marked its 80th birthday – and it’s still going from strength to strength.

Here’s a great article written by one of our Cork players, Finbarr Long, which appeared in the 2nd January 2018 edition of the Evening Echo.

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