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  • Churchtown Monthly One-Day Tournament

    Churchtown Monthly One-Day Tournament

    There is a friendly Scrabble tournament on the last Sunday of each month in Churchtown, Co. Dublin. 7 games, €10 entry, and good fun. If you like Scrabble and are interested in trying your hand at a tournament, this is a great way to do it! Ring Anne on 01 …Read More »
  • Cork Scrabble Tournament 2020

    Cork Scrabble Tournament 2020

    The 2020 Cork Scrabble tournament will take place on Saturday 29th February(*) & Sunday 1st March in the Ambassador Hotel, Cork. It will be an open tournament with 13 games played over two days, and will be ABSP rated. Registration 9:45am on Saturday, first game 10:15am, event finishes 5pm on …Read More »
  • Waterford Scrabble Tournament 2020

    Waterford Scrabble Tournament 2020

    The 2020 Waterford Scrabble tournament will take place on Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th September in the Woodlands Hotel & Leisure Centre. It will be an open tournament with 15 games played over two days, and will be ABSP and WESPA rated. Registration 9:15am to 9:45am on Saturday, first game …Read More »
  • Procedure for Drawing Tiles

    Procedure for Drawing Tiles

    There is a procedure in place when drawing tiles from the bag during a competitive game of Scrabble. This procedure is in place to reduce both cheating and the suspicion of cheating. The points below are taken from the WESPA Rules Version 3 PDF on the Resources page (“Resources for …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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