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 at The Riviera International Conference Centre (ERC) from 20th October 2018 to 28th October 2018.
Mattel is working closely with our partner and event organisers TMA International to ensure the smooth running and success of the championships.
The National Senior Team Coach of the Nigeria Scrabble Federation (NSF), Mr Ikolo Anthony has invited twenty-two players to 5-day training camp in Port-Harcourt. The camping in collaboration with Total E&P Scrabble Club, Port-Harcourt is part of the process to select the teams that will represent Nigeria at this year's Africa Scrabble Championships, World Scrabble Championships and the Alchemist Cup holding in Gambia, England and Malaysia respectively. The camping will be held between the 21st - 25th of May 2018 at Total E&P Staff Club, Ogoja Street Amadi Flats Old GRA, Port Harcourt. Rivers State.
The list of invitees include fifteen top-rated home-based players viz
Four (4) players were given wild cards
Three (3) players were invited based on outstanding performance in recent tournaments and club retreats. They are:
Players will be provided accommodation, feeding (at least 1 free meal/day) and tea breaks as necessary.
Arrival date is Sunday, May 20, 2018. All invited players are expected to come with their complete scrabble playing materials. In addition, all players are expected to have been licensed and of good behaviour with respect to constituted authorities.
Invited players have until May 18, 2018, to give their consent to participate to NSF Technical Director, Mallam Faruq Baba - Inna (08036207546) and the Coach Senior Team (08023361200).
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.
Further information on this will be published later.
The NSF has concluded her WSC Qualifiers to select players who will represent Nigeria at the upcoming World Scrabble Championship. Based on the selection modalities, results and ratings, the following persons have been selected to hoist Nigerian flag at the WSC in Warsaw, Poland.