The Youth Committee of WESPA is dedicated to including more young people in top-level competitive Scrabble worldwide. Its ultimate vision is to see youth players competing alongside adults in open events. Along the way, it hopes to gradually change the perception of Scrabble as just an older people's game.

NEWSFLASH • Major Youth Tournaments 2017

The MSI Junior World Scrabble Championship will be held in Doha, Qatar from 19-21 August 2017.

The WESPA Youth Cup will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 27-29 November 2017. You can read more about it here.

The flagship global event for young players (aged nine to 17) in 2017 is the WESPA Youth Cup. But several other dedicated youth tournaments are available through the year, especially in countries that recognise the value of mind sports in education and personal development.

The Youth Committee also:

For a range of youth-specific resources and tournament reports, go to

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