The Gladiators WESPA (Virtual) Championship will be held on Woogles each weekend (Saturday and Sunday) from November 20-December 5. Updates on Team Nigeria games and team performance including live stream videos from the team's camp at Benin City will be published here. The entire tournament statistics and results may be followed via this link: WESPA Gladiators
|S/N||Name||National Ratings (as at 18/10/2021)||National Ranking (as at 18/10/2021)||Justification|
|1||Emmanuel Umujose||1704||1||Satisfies basic criteria for selection (i.e. National Rating)|
|16||Nsikak Etim||1519||46||WILDCARD: Double Gold Medalist at Edo 2020 Ntnl. Sports Festival.|
|17||Tuoyo Mayuku||1432||99||WILDCARD: Highest Rated Female Player.|
|18||Jimoh Abdulmumin||1507||51||WILDCARD: Highest Rated Youth Player.|
|19||Igali Precious||1552||34||WILDCARD: Possesses potential to excel in "on-line" Scrabbling.|
|20||Opeyemi Oloro||1520||44||WILDCARD: Possesses potential to excel in "on-line" Scrabbling.|
The above-listed names have been selected to participate in a qualifier for the selection of players to represent Nigeria at the "Scrabble Gladiators" WESPA Virtual Scrabble World Championship scheduled to hold from the 20th November to 5th December 2021 via the Woogles online Scrabble platform.
The aforementioned are expected to affirm participation on or before the end of Monday, October 25th, 2021 to the Technical Director - NSF either by GSM (08036257270), WhatsApp, SMS, or Email (firstname.lastname@example.org), else slots would be reallotted to other players on standby.
For the purpose of this Qualifier, scheduled to take place on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st of October, 2021, respectively - basic requirements needed by Invited players for effective participation shall include:
Other necessary information/instructions would be communicated to invited players on confirmation of participation.
The Scrabble Gladiators WESPA Virtual Scrabble World Championship has been scheduled to hold from the 20th November to 5th December 2021 via the Woogles online Scrabble platform. In respect of the above, the following are criteria for the selection of players to be invited to participate in a qualifier from whence 7 players would be selected (as allotted) to represent Nigeria at the inaugural tournament.
The Rating cut-off date for the selection of invitees is 18th October 2021.
Note: Players that have been inactive on the Nigerian Scrabble Circuit in the last 6 months shall not be eligible for selection, irrespective of ratings as indicated on the National Rating List.
Basic requirements by players for effective participation shall include:
A total of 20 games shall be played over 2 days for the purpose of this qualifier.
15 minutes will be allocated to each player per game/round.
The WESPA Virtual Scrabble Tournament Rules shall be used for the purpose of the qualifier (see Tournament link: - https://bit.ly/3BmUJsV).
Please note: Further necessary information would be communicated to all (and subsequently,
Invitees and successful qualifiers) as they develop.
Technical Director – NSF
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