Scrabble Kenya and the World English Scrabble Players' Association is pleased to announce that WESPA Championship 2017 will be held in Nairobi, Kenya on 6th-12th November 2017.

See http://wespac2017nairobi.com/

Qualification Criteria

(Download the PDF of the qualifying criteria, or read below)

Entry is by invitation only via country selection process.

The Republic of Ireland has three places allocated for its team for the WSC 2017. Northern Ireland has five places. 

To qualify to represent their country players need to meet residency and active player requirements during the qualifying period.  The qualifying period runs from 1 October 2015to 30 September 2017.

  Republic of Ireland Northern Ireland
Country Team Allocation Three Five
Residency Requirements Resident in the Republic of Ireland for two years prior to 1 October 2017
or
born in the Republic of Ireland
Resident in Northern Ireland  for two years prior to 1 October 2017
or
born in Northern Ireland
Active Player Requirements 30 rated games 30 rated games
Other Criteria Player must have played at least one two-day tournament on the island of
Ireland during the two years prior to 1 October 2017.
Player must have played at least one two-day tournament on the island of
Ireland during the two years prior to 1 October 2017.

 

If you meet all of these criteria and wish to be considered for either the Ireland or Northern Ireland teams, please email AISA(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) by the end of the qualifying period (30 September 2017).

The highest rated players meeting these criteria (and available and willing to represent their country at the WSC) will be offered a place on their respective teams. 

If a place is declined it will be offered to the next highest rated player available and willing to attend. There is no Association funding available towards this event.