• Northern Ireland Championships – Jan 2024

    Northern Ireland Championships – Jan 2024

    The Northern Ireland Championships will take place in a new venue – The Lansdowne Hotel, 657 Antrim Rd, Belfast, BT15 4EF. See full details, including link to tournament entry form. Format 15 rounds, one open division, single (free) challenge, clocks used with 25 minutes per player per game. Event will …Read More »
  • Cork Scrabble Tournament – Mar 2024

    Cork Scrabble Tournament – Mar 2024

    The 2024 Cork Scrabble tournament will take place on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th March in The Address Hotel. Click on the flyer for more details. Accommodation Accommodation to be booked directly with the hotel – mention the Scrabble tournament to avail of the special rates: Double or Twin Rooms …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.


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!



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!


Scrabble in Schools

We'd love to see Scrabble becoming more mainstream in schools, and maybe even have tournaments running in and between schools...


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.