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2016 Breaking news archive

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These archived news items originally appeared on the Breaking news page.

December 1, 2016 New Rules Published

A new edition of the Rules, to take effect on January 4, 2017, has been published.

October 16, 2016 Canadian Committee Election Result

With the October 15 deadline for candidates passing and only two candidates registered, incumbents Bernard Gotlieb and John Robertson won new three-year terms on the Canadian Committee by acclamation. Their new terms begin on January 1, 2017.

September 6, 2016 Committee Updates

The Forward Energy Committee was recently formed to examine NASPA opportunities for improvement and to make recommendations to the appropriate governing bodies, including the Executive Committee.

We welcome Betsey Wood to the Tournament Committee and Michael Willis to the Ratings and Recognition Committee.

August 23, 2016 Zyzzyva 3.1.0 (Windows) released

This new release includes the OTCWL2016, SSWL2016 and CSW2015 word lists.

August 10, 2016 David Gibson wins 2016 North American SCRABBLE Championship

See live coverage for details.

May 27, 2016 Form 990 is now Available

NASPA's 2015 Form 990 is now available online for review.

May 16, 2016 Adam Logan wins CNSC 2016

Congratulations to Adam Logan, who defeated James Leong in three straight games to win the 2016 Canadian National SCRABBLE Championship. Logan is the only player to have won the event five times.

April 7, 2016 Technology Committee Changes

We welcome Art Moore to the Technology Committee.

February 29, 2016 2016 Canadian National SCRABBLE Championship

Registration is now open for the 2016 Canadian National SCRABBLE Championship, and closes on April 13th.

January 21, 2016 2016 North American SCRABBLE Championship

Registration is now open for the 2016 North American SCRABBLE Championship. All paid registrants on or before February 29, 2016 will receive a free NASC t-shirt.