Alfred Butts Scrabble club are the winners of the 3rd National Interclub Scrabble Championship.
Alfred Butts Scrabble Club receive their trophy
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.
Alfred Butts Club 1st 19 +3446
Warri Scrabble Club 2nd 16 +3361
Surulere Team A 3rd 16 +2434
Surulere Team B 4th 13 -1905
Yenagoa Scrabble Club 5th 12 +390
Kano Scrabble Club 6th 11 +1140
Central Scrabble Club 7th 11 -2697
Safari Scrabble Club 8th 2 -6169
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.
Moshood Sanni collects his MVP award
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.
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