Alfred Butts Scrabble club are the winners of the 3rd National Interclub Scrabble Championship.
The Abuja based club named after the inventor of the game won 19 games and lost 6 out of 25 rounds and amassed a total of +3446 points to dethrone the defending champion Warri Scrabble Club (won 16, lost 9 +3361) who placed second. Surulere Scrabble Club team A placed 3rd winning 16 games +2434.
The Most Valuable Player award given to the best performing player was won by former African Champion Moshood Sanni of Surulere Scrabble Club who lost just two (2) games out of 25. He had 23 wins and lost 2 games with a total spread of +2101.
Presentation of prizes was done by the representative of the Hon. Minister of Sports, who presented the best club with their beautiful shield trophy, the outgoing NSF President, Engr. Toke Aka, the President-elect of the NSF Alh. Gora Suleiman and other board members. The closing ceremony was rounded up by a buffet dinner and gala at the Lapour Hotels Hall, venue of the championship.
Full results of the championship can be found on our tourney coverage and results section
The following clubs have qualified to compete at the 3rd Inter-Club Scrabble Championship finals taking place at Abuja from Thursday 7th November 2013 - Saturday 9th November 2013.
Venue is Lapour Hotels. Plot 794 Okonjo-Iweala way, Wuye District, Abuja.
Game format is Round Robin . Total number of games is 25 .
Thursday - 5 games
Friday - 10 games
Saturday - 10 games
The prize award ceremony and gala night is slated for Saturday 9th November in the evening.
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