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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 »
  • Northern Ireland Scrabble Championships 2020

    Northern Ireland Scrabble Championships 2020

    The 2020 Northern Ireland Scrabble Championships: 15 games over two days, rated by ABSP and WESPA. This event is held in a superb and recently-renovated hotel, accessible by road, rail or plane from all parts of Ireland and Britain, and a spacious and accessible playing room. There’s a good reason …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 »
  • 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 tournament, face to face with other enthusiasts, and seeing if you have what it takes! People are playing in increasing numbers in clubs, one-day events and two-day events, which are …Read More »
  • Scrabble Clubs

    There are Scrabble clubs all over Ireland, and they are always delighted to welcome new players. From Cork to Belfast to Wexford, there might be a club somewhere near you. Have a look through our list of clubs and see if there is one that suits – and if not …Read More »
  • Scrabble – 80 Years On

    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. …Read More »