These press articles and releases appeared in 2009.
- November 2009: The Chicago Tribune previewed an upcoming Scrabble tournament at Elmhurst, IL, held November 28 to 29, 2009.
- September 2, 2009: The Portland (ME) Press Herald had an article about the tiles and tribulations of Scrabble players.
- August, 2009: The Kelowna Cap News reports on Jesse Matthews' Scrabble history and a current fundraiser where he takes on all comers.
- August 12, 2009: Oregon Live reports that Dave Wiegand won the National championship for the 2nd time.
- August 2009: East Bay RI covered 2009 National SCRABBLE Championship Division 4 champion Max Karten.
- June 7, 2009: The Tuscaloosa News covered long-time player Billie Garver.
- June 7, 2009: Poker News reports that Jim Geary won $230,670 for his 3rd place finish in the 2009 World Series of Poker event #11!
- May 29, 2009: The Austin Chronicle reports that Geoff Thevenot won the Austin Chronicle Adult Spelling Bee.