Tournaments


The WESPA Tournaments Committee co-ordinates the schedule of global tournaments, sets the rating criteria for selection of tournaments on the world circuit, and establishes requirements for organisers of tournaments to be internationallly rated. Tournament organisers wishing to submit their event for WESPA ratings can apply through here. For any further queries please contact the tournament & ratings committee chair or webmaster.

Click here to view the WESPA result sheet.

To view the full list of planned CSW tournaments in North America click here.

Please note tournaments that are ratings approval pending or unrated but of particular interest are shown in italics with a grey background.


WESPA Schedule of Global Tournaments
 
Name of EventTop prizeDatesLocationContactOther
 
BMSC, 21–25 August
BMSC Early Bird (flyer) ~£500 prize fund 21–22 August Yarnfield, England Sarah Stokes 15 games
BMSC Men's/Ladies Event (flyer)   22–23 August Yarnfield, England Sarah Stokes 6 games
BMSC Main Event (flyer) £750+ 23–25 August Yarnfield, England Sarah Stokes 23 games
 
6th Sri Lanka Open (flyer) $6,000US+ prize fund 22–24 August Colombo, Sri Lanka Lakshan Wanniarachchi 25+ games
Seniors World Championship (flyer) ~$3,000US prize fund 26–28 August Colombo, Sri Lanka Karen Richards 20 games
Seniors Side Tournament (flyer) $500US 26–28 August Colombo, Sri Lanka Karen Richards 22 games
 
World Youth Scrabble Championship (WYSC), 29–31 August
WYSC Main Event (flyer) $1,000US 29–31 August Colombo, Sri Lanka Karen Richards 24 games
WYSC Side Tournament (flyer) $500US 29–31 August Colombo, Sri Lanka Karen Richards 22 games
 
Australian Masters and State Challenge (website) $4,350AU prize fund 13–14 September Adelaide, Australia Jane Taylor 19 games
Godswill Akpabio Classics 2014 (website) ~$150,000 prize fund 25–28 September Akwa Ibom, Nigeria Alhaji Sulaiman-Gora 28 games
2nd Romanian Open (flyer) €1,000+ prize fund 10–12 October Cluj-Napoca, Romania Catalin Caba 22 games
Trans-Tasman Challenge 31 Oct–2 Nov Wellington, NZ Bob Jackman 24 games
 
Scrabble Champions Tournament, 19–23 November
SCT Main (flyer) £2,500 19–21 November London, England MSI 24 games
SCT Main Last 8 Finals Stage (flyer) £2,500 22–23 November London, England MSI Best of 3/5
SCT Open Event (flyer) ? 22–23 November London, England MSI ?
SCT Youth (flyer) ? 22–23 November London, England MSI ?
 
Princess Cup (flyer) $3,000US 28–30 November Bangkok, Thailand thaicrossword 20 games
2015
UK Open Main Event (flyer) £6,000+ prize fund 2–4 January Coventry, UK Len Moir 30 games
UK Open Final Fling (flyer) £100 prize fund 5th–6th January Coventry, UK Len Moir 18 games
7th Israeli Open (website) €2,500+ prize fund 20–22 February Tiberias, Israel Evan Cohen 22 games
2015 USA National Scrabble Championship (website) ~$5,000US+ 1–5 August Reno, NV, USA NSC 31 games











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