Meg Henderson, coordinator of Literacy Volunteers, has announced that NewsChannel 9 News Anchor Christie Casciano will serve as the emcee for Literacy Volunteers’ eoghth annual Diane Falise Memorial Scrabble Fest. A veteran of the Central New York news scene, Casciano anchors the 11 p.m. newscast on NewsChannel 9 as well as the 10 p.m. newscast on digital channel 9.2. Continue reading →
Words such as bling and selfie won points with Spokane players of Scrabble, but bromance drew some quizzical looks. So did hashtag. Scrabble fan Mernie Matthews, 72, has studied a long list of the more popular new words among 5,000 recently added to The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, released Aug. 11 by Merriam-Webster. The fifth edition guidebook is the first update in nearly 10 years.
WORLD Scrabble Championship veteran Peter Arreola finally got his big break here in the Summer Capital as he took the Baguio Day Scrabble Tournament over-all crown. The 2011 WSC representative finished the "King of the Hill" two-day tournament with a whopping 1,042 spread points to go with his 13 wins and 3 defeats.
Bailey, Haskell and LaLonde is a $2,000 “Triple Word” level sponsor of the eighth annual Diane Falise Memorial Scrabble Fest. This benefit for Literacy Volunteers of Oswego County, will take place on Sept. 19 at the Oswego Elks Lodge. Continue reading →
Teenager Sanchit Kapoor kept up the UAE's fine tradition at the World Youth Scrabble Championship by finishing fifth in Sri Lanka last weekend. The UK's Jack Durand emerged the winner in a gruelling contest that saw 120 wordsmiths aged 17 and under play 1,500 games of scrabble over the course of the weekend to determine this year's champion. Fifth place for Sanchit ensured the UAE were placed ...
SOME of the country’s best scrabble players will swarm this side of the country as the Baguio-Benguet Word Builders Club (BBWBC) hosts the annual Baguio Day Scrabble Tournament on August 30-31 at the Baguio City Museum. More than 30 word addicts are expected to participate in the two-day event as part of the 105th Charter Anniversary of Baguio City....
Get out your Scrabble dictionary, memorize those new words, and practice your spelling. It’s time for one of the hottest games in town, the eighth annual Diane Falise Memorial Scrabble Fest, a fund raiser for Literacy Volunteers. To be held September 19, at the Elks Lodge, 132 W. Fifth St., the fest pits teams of four competing against each other in four 20-minute rounds. Continue reading →