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Check out the latest news from the Orlando Scrabble Club!

Stories are archived below, from most recent to oldest.  Some older stories may be out of date.  Check out our Meetings or FAQ page for current info, or feel free to Contact Us.

We are also on Facebook.  You can "Like" our Orlando Scrabble Club Facebook page for even more club news, pictures, and more. 



End of July '18 Stats

posted Aug 10, 2018, 1:44 PM by Orlando Scrabble

The Current Stats have been posted! This update includes all results through the July 30th session, including the naming of the Player of the Month awards.  
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(The results of the August 6th session will be included in the August update.) 

It was an exciting first month of our new statistical season! Check out all the standings, statistics, and accomplishments! 

2018 Nationals Results

posted Aug 10, 2018, 1:39 PM by Orlando Scrabble   [ updated Aug 10, 2018, 1:49 PM ]

The 2018 North American Scrabble Championship is in the books! The big event took place in Buffalo, New York, last week (August 4th-8th). 

It was an exciting event, featuring a thrilling finish in Division 1, an impressive 4th-place finish by club member Ed in Division 4, and much more! 

For results, commentary, photos, annotated games, and more, visit the live coverage site at: http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2018/nsc/build/index.html

For results in the usual format, see the cross-tables results page at:
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2018 Nationals Coverage

posted Aug 3, 2018, 9:08 PM by Orlando Scrabble

The 2018 North American Scrabble Championship is underway in Buffalo, New York, and will continue through Wednesday August 8th.  

Club members Ed & Marina will be among the 400+ competitors, and club director Art is there serving as the lead Director for the event! 

For results, commentary, photos, and more, visit the live coverage site at: http://event.scrabbleplayers.org/2018/nsc/build/index.html

For additional information about the event, see the official information page at: http://www.scrabbleplayers.org/w/2018_North_American_SCRABBLE_Championship 

Good luck to everyone!
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Jacksonville Tourney results

posted Jul 19, 2018, 3:16 PM by Orlando Scrabble   [ updated Jul 20, 2018, 6:56 AM ]

Several Orlando Scrabble Club members took part in last weekend's two-day tournament in Jacksonville, FL. This was a unique event, combining a Scrabble tournament with a minor league baseball team's "Words with Fans" night.
 
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On the tournament front, congrats especially to club member Tim for finishing in 1st place in the "Jumbo" Division and to club member Ed for finishing in 2nd place in the "Shrimp" division! The full results are available at: http://www.cross-tables.com/tourney.php?tourneyid=10331

For pictures and a little color commentary on the baseball games, the simultaneous Scrabble exhibition by North American Champ Will Anderson, and the other events surrounding the tournament, please see our Jacksonville 2018 page or our Facebook page!

2018 Season 1 Stats Summary

posted Jun 29, 2018, 1:04 PM by Orlando Scrabble


calculator imageThe big 2018 Season 1 Stats Summary is now available, either right on our Current Stats page or (if you prefer) as a printable PDF download.  

As always, the end-of-season summary contains final standings, statistics, and notes on the last six months of club play! 

Our new statistical season will start on July 2nd
 and will continue through the end of December. You can be a part of it  by joining us at Club on Monday nights! Hope to see you there!

Last Call for Jacksonville Tourney

posted Jun 29, 2018, 1:00 PM by Orlando Scrabble

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A reminder that our own Art Moore will be directing the upcoming Jacksonville Scrabble Tournament:

July 14-15, 2018
11 rounds
This is a one-of-a-kind event! The event will take place indoors at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. All entrants will receive a reserved seat for both Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp games Saturday and Sunday, as well as a Saturday lunch buffet. In addition, reigning NASC Champion Will Anderson will throw out the first pitch Sunday afternoon, then attempt to set the World Record for most simultaneous Scrabble games played!

For more information, see the tournament flyer, the tentative entrants list, or contact Art. 

The registration deadline is July 6th, so let Art know if you plan to attend! 
 

Club WILL meet on Monday July 2nd

posted Jun 29, 2018, 12:57 PM by Orlando Scrabble

We will be meeting at our normal place and time on Monday, July 2nd. 
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It will be two days before the Independence Day holiday, and the only fireworks will be on the boards! Hope to see you there! 

Mid-June '18 Stats Update

posted Jun 15, 2018, 1:44 PM by Orlando Scrabble

The Current Stats have been updated and now include all results through the June 11th session.
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As we head into the final two weeks of the season, take a moment to check out the latest stats, standings, and accomplishments!

Hope to see you on June 18th and 25th as we close out the first half of 2018 at the club!

Jacksonville Tourney Reminder

posted Jun 8, 2018, 7:50 PM by Orlando Scrabble

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A reminder that our own Art Moore will be directing the upcoming Jacksonville Scrabble Tournament:

July 14-15, 2018
11 rounds
This is a one-of-a-kind event! The event will take place indoors at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. All entrants will receive a reserved seat for both Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp games Saturday and Sunday, as well as a Saturday lunch buffet. In addition, reigning NASC Champion Will Anderson will throw out the first pitch Sunday afternoon, then attempt to set the World Record for most simultaneous Scrabble games played!

For more information, see the tournament flyer, the tentative entrants list, or contact Art. The registration deadline is July 6th, but don't delay since the event is limited to 40 entrants!
 

End of May '18 Stats

posted Jun 1, 2018, 1:37 PM by Orlando Scrabble

The Current Stats have been posted! This update includes all results through the May 28th session, including the naming of the Player of the Month awards.  
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It was another exciting month of Scrabble at the Club, and there has been quite a bit of movement in the overall standings!  

See you at Club in June, as we head toward the end of the first half of the year! 

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