logo

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

  1.  Wellington Jighere 1847
  2.  Eta Karo 1761
  3. Dennis Ikekeregor 1759
  4. Cyril Umebiye 1755
  5.  Tuoyo Mayuku 1738
  6.  Ezinore George 1704
  7. Moses Peter 1691
  8. Nsikak Etim 1677
  9. Noble Onoshevwe 1675
  10. Ewruje James 1662
  11. Segun Durojaye 1642
  12. Dipo Akanbi 1636
  13. Oshevire Avwenagha 1626
  14. Quickpen Ben 1616
  15. Prince Omosefe 1611

Four (4) players were given wild cards

  1. Sule Success - female player
  2. Oshodi Sunday - host
  3. Osikhena Ojior - host
  4. Raymond Gbaraba - host

Three (3) players were invited based on outstanding performance in recent tournaments and club retreats. They are:

  1. Enoch Nwali
  2. Munanyo Vincent - Intermediate winner, NSPC 5
  3. Atti Daystar - Opens winner, NSPC 5

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.

  1. The WSC is now to continue and be known as Scrabble Champions Tournament.
  2. The SCT will now be held annually as opposed to the biennial WSC starting December this year.
  3. The SCT will be held as part of the Prague Mind Sports Festival in December yearly.
  4. The event will have two categories/divisions: Elite and Open.
  5. Elite division representatives will be selected by the national associations while open division reps will be players who are willing to sponsor themselves regardless of category and ability (whilst representing their countries) to the event.

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.

Players

Reserves

Managed designed and developed by Esteloi Consult

esteloi consult web development logo
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram