Scrabble Kenya and the World English Scrabble Players' Association held the WESPA Championship 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya on 6th-12th November 2017.

Lukeman Olowabi represented Ireland at this great event and played a fantastic tournament. He won 15 of his games and finished 85th overall, and Ireland finished 19th overall. Well done Lukeman!

A full analysis can be seen here: http://event.poslfit.com/2017/wespac-me/build/tsh/index.html

 

 

The All-Ireland Scrabble Championships was held on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September 2017 in a wonderful new venue - The Woodlands Hotel and Leisure Centre in Waterford.

There were 14 games played in an open format, with the battle for the 2017 All-Ireland Scrabbl
e Champion coming right down to the last game, between Feargal Weatherhead and Lukeman Owolabi.

Scrabble Tournament - Celtic Ross Hotel, RosscarberyThe annual one-day unrated Roscarberry Scrabble tournament, organised by Chris Broderick, took place on Saturday August 12th, 2017, in the Celtic Ross Hotel.

There were 7 games of Scrabble played, with Finbarr Long coming in first place winning all seven of his games. Full results shown below.

Irish Open Scrabble Tournament WinnersThe Irish Scrabble Open, organised by the All Ireland Scrabble Association, was held on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th April 2017, in the popular venue of Hotel Curracloe in Wexford.

There was also a New Player section, which gave Scrabble players new to the tournament scene a chance to play a few tournament games, and see what it's all about.

The 2017 Cork Scrabble tournament took place on Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th March in the Ambassador Hotel, Cork.

As always we had a great tournament, and had a number of new faces which was great to see!

The 2016 Irish Scrabble Open Tournament took place on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th May in the Citywest Hotel, Dublin.

For a summary of the weekend, the final standings, and the detailed event analysis, click the 'Read More' link.

The 2016 Cork Scrabble tournament took place on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th March in the Ambassador Hotel, Cork.

It was a grouped tournament, with an A and a B group. There was great competition, with both groups coming right down to the last game to decide the winners. (There was great competition on Saturday night too, among the card players!)

Click 'Read More...' to see the final standings.

The 2016 Wexford Scrabble Tournament took place on the 5th and 6th of November in Hotel Curracloe...

Irish Scrabble Championships 2015We had a great 2015 All Ireland Scrabble tournament on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th November in Hotel Curracloe, Wexford.

There were some nail-biting games at this year's Irish Scrabble Championship, with very tough competition. It was a wonderful weekend - Scrabble by day, and cards, backgammon, drinks and plenty of craic by night.

Big congratulation to Kevin McMahon, who reclaimed the title of Irish champ!

Pictured here l-r are: John McCart, Feargal Weatherhead, Joe McGinley, Kevin McMahon, Anne Creaven, Anne-Marie Winnick and Tournament Director Mary Doyle.

Cork Scrabble Tournament - Ambassador Hotel

The 2015 Cork Scrabble tournament took place on Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th March in the Ambassador Hotel. It was a grouped tournament, with 14 games.

There was a great turnout - 36 players - and good fun was had by all. Scrabble by day; food, table quiz, drinks and cards by night - what more could anyone want?!

A full analysis of the event can be seen here.