Liken the scrabble milieu to the Sicilian mafia, then he would be capo di tutti capo or capo dei capi, boss of all bosses, the don, king of the pack or what is known in Latin as primus inter pares. Yes, this iconic figure has sublimated himself in the scrabble
Nsikak Etim of Akwa-Ibom State emerged winner of the first MPC scrabble qualifier held in Sapele on May 26, 2018. The former African champion won 10 out of the 12 games played to seal the first slot at the MPC 2018 Grand Finale scheduled for November 10 – 11 at
Safari Club, Owerri held its scrabble monthly tournament over the weekend, between Saturday 19th May and Sunday 20th May. A total of 15 games was to be played by the scrabble gladiators. 9 games RR on day 1 and 6 games on day 2 with 1st 3 games being a
Pyramid Scrabble Club will be holding another edition of their monthly scrabble retreat on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the club address tagged “The Crucible”.
For the first at club level event, live coverage will be introduced using the TSH software so that non participating players can follow the
The sixth edition of the CPAN Chevron Chess Challenge will hold from May 17-20, 2018 at the Chevron Recreational Centre, Gbagada, Lagos. The C4 is the flagship tournament of Chess Players Association of Nigeria (CPAN) and usually attracts the very best chess players in the country.
The event is
Mattel is delighted to announced that the World Scrabble Championships 2018 will hold alongside World Junior Scrabble Championships at the Riviera International Conference Centre (ERC) in Torquay, England, United Kingdom. Both championships are expected to run from 20th October, 2018 until 28th October, 2018.
The beautiful English Riviera stretches
In view of the feedback received from players following the announcement of the Mindgames Premier Championship – MPC 2018, we have decided to make concessions on the qualification criteria for the Grand Finale event.
• Top 8 finishers to qualify from each qualifier
• Top female player to qualify
Nigeria’s chess star, Master Oluwafemi Balogun, who won the recent West African tourney in Liberia, has been drawn to play against current world champion, Magnus Carlsen at forthcoming Chess World Cup slated to hold in Georgia next month.
According to the Nigeria Chess Federation, this will be the first time an African will get
Australia’s Karen Richards is currently the world’s most traveled Scrabble player so far for 2018.
The Cape Town International was Karen’s sixth tournament for the year, played on four continents (Europe, Asia, Australia and now Africa) for a total of in excess of 150 games of WESPA rated
Less than a week before heading to Cape Town, Lukeman Owolabi was battling it out with 34 other players in Northern Ireland for the Northern Ireland Championship, winning 7 of 15 games.
Heading into this tournament, Lukeman was the new number one seed after the visa issues affecting the world