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This page contains up to date news items that are relevant to the Scrabble Community. This page will be updated during the month, and at month's end, the news will be included in a collapsible monthly tab below. To access it, click to open. If you want to feature announcements/news on here, contact us via our Facebook page.

MARCH 2020


Tournament and Ratings News

  • Addition to the Calendar - Elmhurst IL May 2020 (USA)
  • Addition to the Calendar - College Park CA May 2020 (USA)
  • Addition to the Calendar - Collins Cup (South Africa) August 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - Gauteng Open (South Africa) October 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - South African Championship (South Africa) June 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - Western Province Open (South Africa) November 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - All India Open - Goa (India) April 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - National Scrabble Championships - Mumbai (India) May 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - Michael Wise Tournament Early Bird (Canada) September 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - Michael Wise Tournament Main Event (Canada) September 2020
  • Deletion to the Calendar - Australian Scrabble Championship (Australia) April 2020
  • Deletion to the Calendar - Poughkeepsie (USA) March 2020
  • Deletion to the Calendar - Princeton (USA) March 2020
  • Deletion to the Calendar - Romanian Open (Romania) April 2020
  • Deletion to the Calendar - MISO13 (Malta) April 2020
  • Deletion to the Calendar - Seniors Championship (Malta) May 2020
  • Deletion to the Calendar - ASCI (Malaysia) April 2020
  • Note - all tournaments added this month from South Africa are now considered provisional due to COVID19. Check for news from Scrabble South Africa for updates
  • Deletion to the Calendar - all tournaments listed for NZ are no longer proceeding due to COVID19.

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WESPA HEADLINES


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Here is where you will find news from previous months in the year. At the end of each year, the entire year's news will be moved to the overall News Archive page (link included below).

FEBRUARY 2020


Tournament and Ratings News

  • Update to the Calendar - Coffee Cup (Sweden) Now Apr 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - Scrabble for Literacy (USA) Apr 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - KCB Nairobi (Kenya) May 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - Nakuru (Kenya) Dec 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - Mery (Kenya) May 2020
  • Due to alerts regarding the coronavirus, the SA Millennium Cup will continue in a revised format and has been withdrawn from WESPA rating
  • Addition to the Calendar - 35th International Thai Crossword Game Championship (Thailand) July 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - Cape Town International (South Africa) February 2021

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WESPA HEADLINES


WESPA is pleased to announce we are now soliciting Expressions of Interest for those who wish to put in a bid to host the 2021 WESPA Championship. The Championship will be held between May and September of 2021 and will be of a similar size and structure to previous editions. Expressions of Interest need to be submitted by Sunday 15 March, with detailed bids due 30 April. The EOI should include location, proposed dates, and organizing team, preferably with backing of your WESPA-member national association. Please email info@wespa.org for further information..


JANUARY 2020


Tournament and Ratings News

  • Addition to the Calendar - Coffee Cup (Sweden) Feb 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - Asian English Olympics (Indonesia) Feb 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - Millennium Cup (Singapore) Feb 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - ECASA (Uganda) Apr 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - African Scrabble Championship (Zambia) Nov 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - New Zealand Masters (New Zealand) April 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - New Zealand Nationals (New Zealand) May 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - Princeton (USA) March 2020
  • Addition to the Calendar - March Gladness - Event, Night and Late Bird (USA) February 2020

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WESPA HEADLINES


WESPA Rules V4 come into effect on 1/1/20. You can view the rules here.


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