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October 25, 2019
WESPAC Goa, Nigeria Retains the Best Team title, Nigel Wins

The National Scrabble team led by the NSF President, Garba Gora successfully defended her 'Best Scrabble Team' trophy at the third edition of the WESPA Championship held in Goa, India. The Nigerian team had previously won the title at the inaugural WESPA championship in 2015 and successfully defended it at the last event in 2017.  […]

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January 23, 2019
Collins word list out in May, ZE and OK acceptable from July

The new Collins word list aka CSW19 will be out in May 2019, WESPA Dictionary Committee announced recently. WESPA Chairman, Elie Dangoor confirmed that the guide date for adoption in WESPA related events is July 1st 2019 and member associations are 'free to choose their own adoption date, although we would expect them to comply […]

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December 10, 2018
Nigeria places 4th in Alchemist Cup first edition

Nigeria's five-man team to the maiden Alchemist Cup finished in 4th place as the tournament ended yesterday (9th December 2018) in Penang, Malaysia. Members of the team include the reigning African Champion, Moses Peter, Eta Karo, Olatunde Oduwole and Etim Nsikan who all competed in the 13th Africa Scrabble Championship (Kenya 2018). After the tournament, […]

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May 24, 2018
Goa wins WESPAC 2019 Hosting Rights

WESPA chairman Elie Dangoor has announced that GOA [note]Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India. It is bounded by Maharashtra to the north and Karnataka to the east and south, with the Arabian Sea forming its Western coast. It is India's smallest state by area […]

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May 4, 2018
Mattel Announces 2018 WSC

Mattel, is delighted to announce that the World Scrabble Championships 2018 and the World Junior Scrabble Championships 2018, will be held at The Riviera International Conference Centre (ERC)  located in the heart of the English Riviera, in Torquay, England. The event will consist of the World Junior Scrabble Championships and World Scrabble Championships, taking place […]

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April 19, 2018
Nigeria invited for Alchemist Cup 2018

Nigeria has been invited to the first edition of the Alchemist Cup to be held from 5th to 9th December 2018 in Penang, Malaysia. According to the Organizing Chairman, Micheal Tang,  the Alchemist Cup is a World Team event consisting of 10 teams with 5 players per team. Each team will play the other 9 […]

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November 14, 2017
WESPAC 2017 - Moses Peter is second as Nigeria retains Best Scrabble Nation title

Nigeria successfully defended her title as the best Scrabble playing nation at the 2nd edition of WESPAC (World English Language Scrabble Players Association Championship) tournament held from the 6th to 12th of November 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. The championship tournament featured 119 players from 30 countries who played 32 round-robin games each at the end […]

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November 10, 2015
Wellington Jighere is 2015 World Scrabble Champion

The world Scrabble community held her breath on the 8th of November 2015 as Nigeria's Wellington Jighere outmatched and outscored 129 players from 33 countries all over the world including his five teammates at the World English Scrabble Association Championship (WESPAC). The championship was held from Wednesday, November 4th to Sunday, November 8th, 2015 in […]

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May 26, 2013
Scrabble Champions Tourney to replace WSC

The WESPA has announced premilinary information regarding the Scrabble Champions Tournament which will now replace the World Scrabble Championships. The article can be read at the WESPA website. The WSC is now to continue and be known as Scrabble Champions Tournament. The SCT will now be held annually as opposed to the biennial WSC starting […]

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